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By Allison Warenik-Queenan

Since 1862 the Roger & Gallet house has presented the art of fine fragrance through their products which include fragrance, bath and body care. Their scents are derived from the distilling of rare plants and essential oils. Roger & Gallet’s beautifully boxed soap sets are in a class of their own, bringing the luxury of proper bathing and old-world perfume back to bathtubs around the world. Their products are exquisitely made in France, however, you fortunately do not have to go to France to get them. Now, they are available for you to purchase in select……Duane Reade stores.

I know. I can hardly believe it myself. Luxuriously scented French bath products in the cosmetic section of my local NYC drugstore? It’s true. And you are personally invited Friday and Saturday to come and experience Roger & Gallet for yourself. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Roger & Gallet will hand out sweet-smelling roses (in honor of their own Rose-scented products) with an exclusive card that’s redeemable for a free gift at select Duane Reade stores. Get a Roger & Gallet tote with any $20 purchase. Stock up for yourself and for all of the special women in your life. Roger & Gallet 3-piece soap box sets make the perfect Valentine’s gift at just $19 each. And they make me dream about having a porcelain claw foot tub of my own.

Where:
Duane Reade: Herald Square – 1350 Broadway (@35th Street)
Duane Reade: Rockefeller Center – 51 W. 51st Street (between 5th &6th Avenues)
Duane Reade: 270 Madison Avenue (@39th Street)

When:
Friday, February 11th 10am -2pm
Saturday, February 12th 2pm -6pm

And there is more. One very lucky Beauty News reader will win a tote bag filled with 5 sets of Roger & Gallet soap in various scents. Simply become a fan of BeautyNewsNYC on Facebook. Then e-mail your name, address, phone number and Facebook ID to contact@beautynewsnyc.com by Valentine’s Day, February 14th. The winner will be chosen at random.

Originally published February 2011
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