Friday, March 16, 2012

Review: The Body Shop Shea Body Butter

My skin condition can’t be considered as very dry, but early this year I have a problem with some dry patches. I don’t exactly know what happened, but suddenly I have some dry patches on my right arm. At first I think it will disappear after some time, but after 1 week I realized it still there and become more dry. I use anything to remove it, such as body scrub and body lotion. Until I decided to use this body butter. This body butter is suitable for a very dry skin.


From the website:
Best if you want to: Treat your skin to non-stop moisturization with a rich, intensive cream featuring the clean scent of shea.
Best for: very dry skin
How it works: Community Trade shea butter has antioxidant vitamins A and E to help protect and nourish skin. Community Trade cocoa butter is an excellent moisturizer that melts at body temperature, leaving skin soft and silky smooth.


Ingredients:
Water (Solvent/Diluent), Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii) (Emollient), Cocoa (Theobroma Cacao) Butter (Emollient), Cyclomethicone (Emollient), Glycerin (Humectant), Glyceryl Stearate (Emulsifier), PEG-100 Stearate (Surfactant), Cetearyl Alcohol (Emulsifier), Babassu (Orbignya Oleifera) Oil (Emollient), Beeswax (Emulsifier/Emollient), Lanolin Alcohol (Stabiliser/Emollient), Phenoxyethanol (Preservative), Fragrance (Fragrance), Methylparaben (Preservative), Propylparaben (Preservative), Xanthan Gum (Viscosity Modifier), Benzyl Alcohol (Preservative), Disodium EDTA (Chelating Agent), Sodium Hydroxide (pH Adjuster), Caramel (Colour), F D & C Yellow No 5 (Colour).



My opinion:
Unlike the body lotion, body butter is more thick and creamy. The butter is thick when first applied but it will sort of melts as I rub it in. it is absorb quickly and a little goes a long away. The scent is nice and slightly sweet. I don’t use this on all over my body, I only use a little on my dry skin area. After use this for almost 2 months, my skin condition is become better, my dry patches are slowly reduce and back to normal skin. It does a perfect job of moisturizing and keep my skin feels healthy and fresh.
Price: IDR 169.000 for 200 ml
Love it or Not? Love it~~

10 comments:

  1. Great review..i would love to try this!
    By the way check out my latest post- http://rakhshanda-chamberofbeauty.blogspot.in

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  2. up until now, I haven't found any body lotion/butter/cream that really suits me. I don't like the sticky sensation after applying TBS body butter so yeahhh I'm still searching :p

    But this shea butter looks nice. Maybe I will go to TBS shop and try to smell it first hahaha :D

    http://purplelyhazelly.blogspot.com

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    1. I hope you found the right one ^^
      thanks for reading ^^

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  3. nice review..
    I have ever try this body butter..and it work out on my dry skin..
    make me wanna buy it again...

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  4. Great review and very informative! I actually have the Brazillian nut body butter and I LOVE using it, especially for the dry winter months.

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  5. aku juga pernah review ini heheee, aku suka body butter yg ini soalnya melembabkan beneran, ga kayak iklan body butter lainnya :)

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    1. iya..pernah baca reviewnya di blogmu juga ^^

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