Bath & Body Works Pleasures Sun-Ripened Raspberry Body Lotion

by Manogna R on January 28, 2013 · 8 comments

Bath & Body Works Pleasures Sun-Ripened Raspberry Body Lotion

By Manogna R.

This sun-ripened body lotion is from the Pleasures collection of Bath & Body Works.

“As berries ripen in the summer sun, their fragrance deepens.Add a touch of green vine, and the scent becomes positively irresistable.”

Daily Beauty Ritual: Smooth over skin to moisturize and fragrance.

Naturally pampered ingredients:
Conditioning Aloe Vera
Protective Grape Seed Extract,
Nourishing vitamins E&C

Bath&Body Works Pleasures Classics SunRipened Raspberry Body Lotion

Price:

9-11$ for 8oz(~236ml)

My take on Bath & Body Works Pleasures Sun Ripened Raspberry Body Lotion:

I came across this lotion as a gift from a friend in 2008 and since then I have been addicted to this. It is my favorite lotion of all times.It smells like a combination of vanilla and raspberries.It is a light moisturizer and is not at all greasy.

As I apply it to my skin it gets absorbed quickly leaving a moisturized skin. I have been using the lotion for the past 5 years but sparingly as this fragrance is not available in India and every time its finished,I need to wait till one of my friends return to India :) One bottle lasts up to 6 months if you use it daily a bit sparingly ;)

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It comes in a sturdy bottle with a transparent cap with a push- button from where the lotion is dispensed from.
It is not for the dry skin ladies out there as it is mild and cannot control the dry skin during the winters.They can very well use it in the summers. I normally combine it with any unscented lotions and use during winters.

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Ingredients:

Water(Aqua),Glycerin,Petrolatum,Cetyl Alchohol,Cetearyl Alchohol,Dimethicone,Fragranve(parfum),Ceteareth-20,Aloe Barbadensis leaf juice,Rubus Idaeus(Raspberry) fruit extract,Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil,Tocopheryl Acetate(Vitamin E Acetate),Asorbic acid(vitamin c),Avena Sativa(Oat)Kernel Extract,Vitis Vinifera(Grape) Seed Extract,Pyrus Malus (Apple ) fruit extract,Propylene Glycol,Carbomer,Sodium Hydroxide,Diazolidinyl Urea,Methylparaben,Propylparaben,Benzyl alchohol,Tetrasodium EDTA,Disodium EDTA,Red 33(CI 17200),Blue 1(CI 42090),Red 40(CI 16035)

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Pros of Bath & Body Works Pleasures Sun Ripened Raspberry Body Lotion

1.The smell…the smell and the smell.The fragrance just transfers you to another world!
2.It is very light moisturizer and good for combination/normal skin. and good for dry skins during summers.
3. The fragrance lasts long, I generally wear it while going to office and light scent is still left on at night.
3.The package is sturdy and good. I personally like the raspberries image on it.
5.Not tested on animals.
Bath & Body Works Pleasures Classics Sun Ripened Raspberry Body Lotion Swatch

Cons of Bath & Body Works Pleasures Sun Ripened Raspberry Body Lotion:

1.Contains parabens. [Methyl Paraben,Propyl Paraben].
2.Not available in India.Please BBW, open an outlet in India or at least an online store where we can purchase it from.
3.Not very good with very dry skins during the winters.
4.A bit expensive , considering 236ml is around 550INR. Better if you can club it with any other offer or a combo.

 

IMBB Rating: :

4.5/5
I removed the 0.5 for the parabens.

Will I repurchase Bath & Body Works Pleasures Sun Ripened Raspberry Body Lotion?

Yes Yes Yes, A Definite Yes. I love its fragrance.

Do I Recommend Bath and Body Works Sun Ripened Raspberry Lotion?

Yes for the ones who like fruity fragrances.

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

neha January 28, 2013 at 6:45 pm

welcome to IMBB manogna
luv ur name and the pics u have taken :)
sounds like a great product!

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Divya January 28, 2013 at 7:30 pm

Good article. I’ve been using Parachute Advansed Body Lotion for my Dry Skin. It has given me good results. Do you feel this rasperry body lotion is better than that? I’m always allergic to body lotions made up of chemicals. What’s your suggestion?

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Bee January 28, 2013 at 8:24 pm

BnBW is my fav too :) specially their mists and candles…
will check out this one too!

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Shweta A January 28, 2013 at 9:04 pm

such a pinky pinky feminine bottle :) nice review

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manu January 28, 2013 at 9:25 pm

Thanks Neha for posting, and for the lovely comment! :)
Thanks Bee :D Ya I have one of their mists too. I love all their products! :) Try it soon and let me know how you find it! :)
HeHe Thank you shweta :)

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Nafisa Ali January 29, 2013 at 1:49 pm

It looks lovely! :) but yeah sadly most bbw r not great with moisturising :( but still worth it coz they feel heavenly! Usin a creamy wash, body lotion n body butter on some areas makes it vry moisturising.. N i think bbw on purpose keep mild moisturising power in dr products so tat ppl buy more frm each range n layer them for desired effect :D nice review Manogna, u do hav a lovely name!

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Manogna January 29, 2013 at 3:04 pm

Sorry Divya Missed your comment earlier.Thank you! :) This BBW raspberry lotion is not that good with dry skin divya.I liked it mainly for its long lasting sweet fragrance.You can mix it with any un-scented moisturizing lotion and use it.If your main aim is to use it as a lotion to treat dry skin / scales then you can give it a skip.

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Manogna January 30, 2013 at 12:37 pm

Thanks Nafisa.. Ya they are not very moisturizing but totally worth it :D

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