Cognito SPAfternoon Tea: Body Scrub

Afternoon Tea Cosmetics: Cucumber Sandwiches

SPAfternoon Tea cosmetics range? Yes please! Cognito have created a skincare range with all your favourite flavours. Today you all voted to see Cucumber Sandwiches body scrub* so lets see how I got on!
Afternoon Tea Cosmetics: Cucumber Sandwiches

I dunno about you but the craze of Afternoon Tea has circulated all over our social media lately. Were constantly seeing beautifully presented sandwiches and cakes on our Instagram so Cognito has brought out a cosmetics range we all will be sure to love!

Cognito is a Suffolk based company creating luxurious hand-made bath & body products. And honestly this Afternoon Tea range needs to be talked about! So when you think of afternoon tea you get sandwiches, mini cakes, scones ect.. So imagine these flavours in Bath Oils, Body Scrubs, Face Masks and even Lip Balms. Yummy!

Their collection includes:

*Cucumber Sandwiches
*Lemon Drizzle
*Victoria Sponge (Vanilla)
*Eton Mess
*Chocolate Orange Truffle
*Prosecco & Strawberry
*Gin & Tonic
*Fruit Cup/Pimm’s
*Peppermint Tea

Afternoon Tea Cosmetics: Cucumber Sandwiches

“A sumptuous collection of products inspired by the traditional Afternoon Tea.
Pick a luxury Spa product using any of the wonderful ‘flavours’ below to enjoy the delightful aromas and skin-softening ingredients without gaining a pound!”

So let’s get to today’s beautiful product: Cucumber Sandwiches Exfoliating Body Scrub*. Now honestly hands down, this is one of the best scrubs I’ve ever tried. Seriously.

When I thought of the scent I thought hmm I dunno if I particularly like Cucumber, but oh my gosh Cognito really have created a stunning product here. This gentle scrub smells so sweet, there’s hints of cucumber but other fragrances such as apricot, sea salt and coconut – the mixture of oils and butters work really well.

Afternoon Tea Cosmetics: Cucumber Sandwiches

Cognito certainly know what they’re doing. This scrub has lots of enriched oils such as Coconut, Sunflower oil and even Shea butter. So when you think of a body scrub you think well its full of ‘bits’ to scrub away and leave my skin feeling cleansed. Well with all these other ingredients, my skin had never felt so soft, smooth and oily – but in a good way.

I love using bath products that make my skin smell amazing after and this certainly does it. I honestly can’t think of anything wrong with this product and I think it certainly needs to be more hyped – I mean even the packaging is cute and simple.

Afternoon Tea Cosmetics: Cucumber Sandwiches

After trying their body scrub, I’m 100% going to pick up some other bits. If you know anyone obsessed with Afternoon Tea I think these are the perfect gift. Or if they like a certain flavours such as Lemon Drizzle or Chocolate Orange.. Or even Prosecco and Strawberries?!

Do you like afternoon Tea? Is this something you would try?



 *PR samples – all opinions are my own, see disclaimer here.



  1. Rosie Browne
    April 20, 2016 / 4:21 pm

    What a great idea for a cosmetics range, I bet they all smell so nice – shame you can’t eat them haha! xx

  2. Becky
    April 20, 2016 / 6:25 pm

    Ooooh I’ve never heard of this brand before, but it sounds amazing! I never really bother with scrubs, which is so bad, I deffo need to start using them more. Afternoon tea is so popular, it makes for a perfect Instagram photo, and I love reading peoples blog posts on them, so for a brand to create a range based on that, is so creative and such a good idea!
    Becky Shannon xx – Life-by-Becky

    • April 22, 2016 / 8:20 am

      I know! Aw this is a really nice one to start with. Exactly its so clever what they have done! xx

  3. April 20, 2016 / 7:10 pm

    Thank you Bethany for such a great review 🙂
    And thank you Becky & Rosie for your lovely feedback x

    • April 22, 2016 / 8:21 am

      I know different isn’t it! I will thank you 🙂 xx

  4. Jasmine
    April 23, 2016 / 8:43 am

    I’ve never tried this before but it sounds incredible! I think I’d be hesitant at first regarding the scent but I’d trust your verdict on it haha xxx

    Jasmine ||

    • April 23, 2016 / 11:38 am

      It really is! I know what you mean I was thinking the smell wouldn’t be nice but its gorgeous! xxx

  5. April 26, 2016 / 3:48 pm

    These products sound divine! The Prosecco & Strawberry products would be my favourites. Going to check this brand out properly later – lovely post x

    • April 26, 2016 / 5:03 pm

      Mine too, I need to make an order from them. let me know if you try any! x

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