Category Archives: BODY CARE

Royal Apothic Hand Creme Holland Park

Royal Apothic Hand Creme

Ann’s Royal Apothic rich and fragrant hand cremes are a customer favorite.  (More about Royal Apothic, here.)  The formula contains micronized Safflower Oil for maximum hydration and regular use will strengthen nails and care for cuticles.  Not only do they feel and smell great, their pretty boxes make them lovely gifts.  Why  not pick up a few for teacher gifts?  $25.95 each.

Royal Apothic Hand Creme Topiary

Topiary: ivy, grass, rose and hydrangea. Smells like Kensington Garden in the early morning.

Royal Apothic Hand Creme Terra Firma

Terra Firma: Green Lemon, Nutmeg, Violet, Lavender, White Cedarwood and Musk.

Royal Apothic Hand Creme Japonesque

Japonesque: Green Tea, Matcha Tea, cherry and orange blossoms, citrus

Royal Apothic Hand Creme Imperial Vanilla

Imperial Vanilla: Violet, rose, jasmine, ylang-ylang, fresh vanilla bean, vetiver, musk

Royal Apothic Hand Creme City of Angels

City of Angels: Gentle Marine, Night Blooming Jasmine, particular to Southern California, with Eucalyptus.

Royal Apothic Hand Creme Antiquarius Petals

Antiquarius Petals: blackberry, mandarin orange, grapefruit, tangerine, jasmine, orange blossom, violet, rose, patchouli, eucalyptus, sandalwood, musk and vanilla.

For Royal Apothic perfumes, click here.

 

Royal Apothic Perfume

Royal Apothic perfumes (Eau de Parfum) are as pretty to have on your dressing table as they are lovely to wear.  The fragrances here are inspired by an 18th century apothecary manual found in a London Antique shop.  They are hand blended and produced in the US, $37.50 each.

Rance Soap: Narcissus

Rance Soaps

Treat Mom to some luxurious soaps with the best of fragrances.  200 year old Rance company makes soaps originally commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte for Empress Josephine.  They’re considered the finest in the world, handmade, triple milled and hand wrapped, boxed for gift giving.

Need us to send one to someone?  Call us!  (281) 589-0424

 

Peony

Duchess Peony Candle

Lovely pink art glass containers and the scent of delicate peony flowers are the perfect Mother’s Day gift!

Powder Room:  Duchess Peony

Duchess Peony candle is soy based, burns 90 hours and comes in a hand-blown pink glass re-useable container in a pretty gift-giving box, $60. Click image to order online.

“Duchess Peony” candle is a blend of full-bloomed peony and camellia blossoms.  It’s soy-based and burns 90 hours.  The hand-blown container can be re-used when the candle is finished, and it comes elegantly packaged for gift-giving.

You can also enjoy “Duchess Peony” in a diffuser.  It will last 9 to 12 months and has its own art-glass bottle and beautiful gift box that includes the diffuser reeds:

Duchess Peony diffuser comes in an artglass bottle, lasts 9-12 months.  $99.50

Duchess Peony diffuser comes in an artglass bottle, lasts 9-12 months. $115

Or maybe a luxury bath soap would be her idea of decadence!  Enjoy Duchess Peony in an all-natural, 100% vegetable base, solvent-free coconut oil soap enriched with olive oil and sweet almond oil. (Almond oil is the same pH as our skin, and leaves it feeling hydrated and soft.)

Duchess Peony (Powder Room)

“Duchess Peony” soap in 8.5 oz large bar, $17.50.

Indulge her with Duchess Peony in candle, diffuser or soap for Mother’s Day!

For more fragrances in soaps, candles and diffusers, click on the links.

 

Camille Beckman Hand Therapy

Dry hands?  You need Ann’s Hand Therapy!  Cold weather and central heating really dry out your skin, especially your hands.  Ann’s no-fail best solution is Camille Beckman’s Hand Therapy, and for years it’s still our customers’ favorite chapped hands treatment.

Camille Beckman Hand Therapy in “Camille” smells like florals, pink carnations, white iris, and vetiver.

Hand Therapy makes your hands smooth without being greasy.  It’s made right here in USA with glycerin, Vitamin E, aloe vera, almond oil and botanical extracts to restore and sooth dry, chapped hands.

 

Camille Beckman "Secret Sea" Hand Therapy smells like bergamot, cotton, nutmeg, soft sandalwood, soft white musk, and amber.

Camille Beckman “Secret Sea” Hand Therapy smells like bergamot, cotton, nutmeg, soft sandalwood, soft white musk, and amber.

Camille Beckman "Tuscan Honey" Hand Therapy is our best selling scent: honey comb, brown sugar fig, vanilla and amber

Camille Beckman “Tuscan Honey” Hand Therapy is our best selling scent: honey comb, brown sugar fig, vanilla and amber

And for all-over skin smoothing, try Ann’s Silky Body Cream:

Camille Silky Body Cream 16oz - Light and non-greasy, our Silky Body Cream contains Almond Oil, Glycerin, Aloe Vera, Vitamin E, and moisturizing herbal extracts chosen to nourish the skin. Use daily to keep skin soft and glowing.

Camille Silky Body Cream 16oz – Light and non-greasy, our Silky Body Cream contains Almond Oil, Glycerin, Aloe Vera, Vitamin E, and moisturizing herbal extracts chosen to nourish the skin. Use daily to keep skin soft and glowing.

For more about Camille Beckman products at Ann’s Fine Gifts, click here.

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Teacher Gifts that say “Thanks!”

School is almost out and you need a little something to give the teacher.  Newsflash:  she does not want another apple-themed gift!  Really!  Why not indulge her with one of Ann’s luxurious House & Home soaps?

Champagne (Towne House)

Champagne (Town House)

Coconut oil-based soap has olive oil, almond oil and silk protein blend and moisturizes with creamy lather.  They’re paraben and sulfate free and they smell wonderful!  (Click here for more fragrances.)  Choose the large 8.5 ounce bar in gift box ($17.50) or boxed set of three (4.5 ounce bars) for $35.

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Camille Beckman: Basics for Men

Camille Beckman Basics for Men

New Camille Beckman products designed especially for men are here in time for Valentine’s Day gift giving.   Now he can enjoy the same healing relief from dry skin, but in a clean, manly scent!

First, wash the dirt and grime away with Deep Clean Body Wash, leaving skin clean and invigorated.  Deep clean body wash comes in a 7 oz tube.

Camille Beckman's new Basics for Men Body Wash in 7 oz no nonsense tube

Camille Beckman’s new Basics for Men Body Wash in 7 oz no nonsense tube

Follow it with Ultimate Tough Skin Relief for all the benefits of an intense, healing formula without the greasy aftermath.  From tough calluses to dry elbows and chapped winter skin, this cream was especially formulated for men using glycerin and Camille’s signature herbal complex.  Available in 6 oz and 1.35 oz tubes.

Camille Beckman's new skin cream for men in 6 oz tube

Camille Beckman’s new skin cream for men in 6 oz tube

Clean meets masculine.

Two products in manly packaging have a clean, invigorating scent of green moss, a twist of citrus, mahogany, cedar, spring rain, leather, coriander, mandarin orange, sandalwood and a touch of patchouli.  He’ll like it…and you will, too!

Come by Ann’s and see for yourself!

More about Ann’s Camille Beckman products, here and here.

 

Gift Soaps

Beautiful soaps in wonderful fragrances come wrapped in lovely packaging.  Get LOTS of them to give to everyone on your list, from family to clients.   These luxurious soaps are made with 100% vegetable base (solvent free coconut oil) enriched with olive oil (14%) and sweet almond oil.

Choose from sets of three individually wrapped bars to single, giant, TEXAS-sized soaps.

Daffodil (Guest Room)

Individual bars are large, $17.50 each

 

Gift set of 3 luxurious soaps, $35

Gift set of 3 luxurious soaps, $35

View the fragrances, here. 

So Soothing

Camille Beckman Hand Therapy 8 oz jar

Camille Beckman Hand Therapy 8 oz jar

Let’s talk about a most soothing gift:  Ann’s Camille Beckman Hand Therapy.  A blend of glycerin, vitamin E, aloe vera, almond oil and botanical extracts restores dry, chapped skin without feeling greasy.    It’s simply the best product we know to soften your hands, especially in winter.

But there are more reasons to love Camille Beckman.  Did you know Camille Beckman company is an AMERICAN company?  They have a lovely factory in Eagle, Idaho and their business provides jobs at the factory as well as supporting the local at-home cottage industry.  They even get the water for their recipes from artesian wells, pumped right there at their factory location.

Like Ann’s, Camille Beckman is a family business.  The owners work there every day.  The business started in the 1980’s and has been going strong ever since.  The promote nothing less than quality products they are proud to use themselves.

So this year, why not give a special, soothing gift?  You can get Ann’s Camille Beckman in a range of fragrances, sizes, and types, such as the Hand Therapy, Silky Body lotion, Hand and Shower Gel and Foot Treatment.  We have gift sets, too.   It’s a wonderful gift for friends, teachers, neighbors and family members.

Won’t you stop by Ann’s try Camille Beckman Hand Therapy?

View more Camille Beckman products on our Pinterest, click here.

More Camille Beckman at Ann’s, here.

 

Relaxing in the bath

Dreamy Bathtub

A nice, relaxing soak in the tub is an ideal way to unwind, letting the cares of the week melt away.  Here are a few affordable luxuries to enhance the experience:
(Be sure to scroll all the way through this post.)

Beautiful, fragrant creamy soaps (click here for more):

Champagne (Towne House)

Beautiful soaps full of rich almond oil to nourish your skin. Here: Champagne (Towne House), $17.50 for 8.5 oz bar.

Fragrance to remove any unpleasant odors and fill the air with loveliness:
(More Lampe Berger fragrances, here)

Lampe Berger Lavender fragrance, $19.95 for half-liter bottle.

Lampe Berger Lavender fragrance, $19.95 for half-liter bottle.

Body lotion for après bath: (We love Camille Beckman’s Silky body cream, here)

Camille Silky Body Cream 16oz - Light and non-greasy, our Silky Body Cream contains Almond Oil, Glycerin, Aloe Vera, Vitamin E, and moisturizing herbal extracts chosen to nourish the skin. Use daily to keep skin soft and glowing. $18.95

Camille Silky Body Cream 16oz – Light and non-greasy, our Silky Body Cream contains Almond Oil, Glycerin, Aloe Vera, Vitamin E, and moisturizing herbal extracts chosen to nourish the skin. Use daily to keep skin soft and glowing. $18.95

Oh, sorry, someone beat you to it:

Hare bathing in sink

See Ann’s Pinterest for picture credit

 See more cute animal pics on Ann’s Pinterest, here.  And drop by Ann’s today, won’t you?