The Body Shop Mango Shower Gel Review

by Sweta Tiwary on September 24, 2012 · 11 comments

The Body Shop Mango Shower Gel

Hello Ladies,
Today I will review The body shop mango shower gel. I got this recently and was very excited to use it. How it worked for me, please read on to find more.
Price: 275Rs/- for 60ml (I got a set of 5 Shower gels, so it cost me less)
mango shower gel
What Product claims:
This soap-free shower gel contains real mango seed oil and has a deliciously exotic scent.
• Lather-rich
• Soap free
• Exotic mango scent

Ingredients: Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Glycerin, CocamidopropylBetaine, Cocamide DEA, Coco-Glucoside, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, CarthamusTinctorius (Safflower) Oil, Citric Acid, Limonene, Linalool, PEG-55 Propylene Glycol Oleate, Propylene Glycol, Benzophenone-4, MangiferaIndica (Mango) Extract, Hexyl Cinnamal, Disodium EDTA, ButylphenylMethylpropional, Citronellol, Benzyl Alcohol, Citral, Geraniol, Yellow 5, Yellow 6, Red 33.
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My Experience with The body shop mango shower gel:

The first thing which I noticed about this shower gel was its smell. It smells like Mangoes, no mango candy smell or anything but the real mango fruit smell. It is not very sweet not very citrus but a wonderful balance of the two. This refreshing mango smell makes bathing experience wonderful. But this smell remains only till the shower and fads later. It does not linger all day or even few hours for me.
The consistency of the shower gel is apt, not too think not too runny. As claimed, it lathers well. When using on a loofa, small quantity will do for full body. It is easy and quick to wash. While I didn’t find this product drying, I also didn’t find it moisturizing in any way. My skin did feel soft after using it, and it left no greasy film behind. But there was no extra moisturization which will make me skip the moisturizer application after shower.

It comes in a transparent plastic bottle, which is easy to press. It has flip cap and is recyclable.

Pros of The body shop mango shower gel:

• Awesome smell, like real mangoes.
• Doesn’t dry out my skin.
• No greasy film left behind, as some of the moisturizing shower gels do.
• Lathers well, small quantity is needed every time.
• Not tested on animals and recyclable packaging.

Cons of The body shop mango shower gel:

• Smell does not linger.
• Not very moisturizing.
• Pricy.

Final Verdict on The body shop mango shower gel:
I like this shower gel,It smells great and it doesn’t dry me out. I think this would be fine for oily or normal skin, because it doesn’t leave any greasy residues or anything. But if you have very dry skin, It won’t be the moisturizing shower gel for you. Also, I feel it is wise to add some more bucks and buy the big bottle then the small 60 ml one, especially when you are buying individual products.

IMBB Rating:3.5/5

Will I repurchase Thebody shop mango shower gel:
May be, probably a big bottle next time ☺

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{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

Surabhi September 24, 2012 at 12:40 pm

I have used the cocoa butter shower gel.. and I loved it.. so I can imagine this one too.. good review Sweta..

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sweta September 24, 2012 at 1:10 pm

Thanks Surabhi :)

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Nidhi September 24, 2012 at 2:27 pm

Hey Sweta! I m using mango butter and m loving it! Its super duper moisturising!
Though havent tried any shower gels from TBS..:) Nice review!

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sweta September 24, 2012 at 2:33 pm

Thanks Nidhi!!

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Ila September 24, 2012 at 2:42 pm

Good review Sweta! i have the body butter from this range and the smell is so yum!

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sweta September 24, 2012 at 3:29 pm

Thanks Ila

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Aarbee September 24, 2012 at 3:14 pm

I have used the mango body butter and I can imagine how delicious this shower gel would smell. Pity they didnt come up with a mango body mist :)

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sweta September 24, 2012 at 3:30 pm

yes it smells yemm but does not last :(

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Rati September 24, 2012 at 3:59 pm

omgg!!! is it edible.. loll!! I’d def give it a shot sweta. May be you could layer it with the body butter for the smell to last longer. :)

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