Marks and Spencer Rose Moisturising Body Cream Review

by Natasha A on March 29, 2011 · 27 comments

Marks and Spencer Rose Moisturising Body Cream Review

What it claims: With the fragrance of timeless English Rose, this richly moisturising body cream has a carefully balanced PH to leave your skin beautifully scented, feeling softened and fully moisturised.

Marks & Spencer Rose Moisturising Body Cream

Price and Quantity: Rs. 595 for 250 ml

Marks & Spencer Rose Moisturising Body Cream

What I like about Marks and Spencer Rose Body Cream:

  • The fragrance: Very mild and ‘barely there’ sorts. It smells exactly like crushed roses. I have never come across a body cream that comes so close to smelling like real roses.
  • The consistency: It is between a lotion and a cream though more the latter than the former. It is not runny though sometimes I do find it a bit slippery on my skin which I, in fact, love! I like the fact that this cream does not weigh my skin down or make my pores feel clogged.
  • The texture: Smooth, velvety and even. This cream glides like a dream on my body.
  • Since it is not very moisturising and completely non-oily and non-greasy, this body cream can be easily used in the summer season.

Marks & Spencer Rose Moisturising Body Cream

What I don’t like about Marks and Spencer Rose Body Cream:

  • The fragrance does not last beyond 2 hours or so but then that could also be because it is, in any case, a very mildly fragrant body cream.
  • It is merely an afterbath cream to keep your body supple. It has more or less zero moisturising properties if used otherwise by dry skinned people or by those combating harsh winters.
  • Contains every possible paraben ! :(

Verdict: An average product.

Rating: :-* :-* :-*

Would you purchase again? : No, simply because I would like to try more such products from Marks and Spencer. I already have their Shea Body Butter (also reviewed on IMBB by me) and I prefer it anyday over this cream both because of the natural sheen that it imparts to my legs and arms and its superlasting fragrance and moisturisation.

Have you used Marks & Spencer Rose Moisturising Body Cream? Please rate in the box below

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{ 19 comments… read them below or add one }

Shivangi March 29, 2011 at 5:15 pm

Forest Essentials Rose Bath and Body Oil is simply luscious compared to this cream, am saying cos’ I’m a junky for anything Rose and I’ve used this cream to somewhat similar conclusions as yours :)


Natasha March 29, 2011 at 8:43 pm

i am not a rose junkie….just got this for the heck of it :toothygrin: willl try forset essntials. ir emember smelling their rose shampoo and it smelled fab :woot:


Jinal March 29, 2011 at 6:38 pm

nice review Natty :yes: ……I like my B&BW body lotion….Rose fragrance is something I don’t prefer :((
though I like oriental fragrances a lot :yahoo:


Natasha March 29, 2011 at 8:42 pm

ok. :toothygrin: i thought u were in class 10 :lol2:


Jinal March 30, 2011 at 12:43 am

:toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:


zeeba March 29, 2011 at 6:59 pm

loooks nice……. and nice review as usual Natasha,, :)


Natasha March 29, 2011 at 8:41 pm

thanks zeeba :toothygrin:


Rati March 29, 2011 at 8:51 pm

Natty I saw this at the store today… this also has shower cream na.. i was so tempted by the packaging bt then recalled your review… I am so tempted to try M&S range now . they are so amazingly priced :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:


Natasha March 29, 2011 at 9:05 pm

but i am sure u must have bought something :toothygrin: that cocoa vanilla or almond peach ppowder? and that shea chocoalte lip balm is awesome. i wore it today atop a lipstick n my lips were looking so fab n kissable :toothygrin:


Rati March 29, 2011 at 9:11 pm

nahin nt yet.. I was in a rush so couldn’t decide on anything… bt I am very tempted to buy one of their hand cream. Will go aaraam se some day and pick. :D


Natasha March 29, 2011 at 9:20 pm

i have the almond n peach hand cream though have used it only once or twice. i keep coming back to my fabindia lemon hand cream :toothygrin:


sireesha March 29, 2011 at 9:00 pm

:thanks: for the review natty.. :)) Rose is one of my fav fragrances.. but vanilla comes first for me.. :D


Natasha March 29, 2011 at 9:07 pm

in that case sireesha, u should try the vanilla products from bath and body works….they are truly THE beshtestest :toothygrin:


Ik March 29, 2011 at 9:53 pm

superb review Natasha! so to the point!:D


Natasha March 30, 2011 at 9:50 am

thanks ikky :toothygrin:


jomol March 29, 2011 at 9:54 pm

it looks good natty, but you know….so many parabens are really harmful…………..


Natasha March 30, 2011 at 9:52 am

i know jomolay. i have put that point in the cons :toothygrin: …..but i use this cream only after longs gaps in between…waise bhi i saw the ingrediesnt list after getting this home! :spank: :spank:


Maria March 29, 2011 at 10:02 pm

Hi Jomol


Mrunmayee March 30, 2011 at 11:41 am

Every possible paraben!!! :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

Nice review Natasha.. :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: But this is not available here as it is.. So I don’t have a choice anyhow!!!


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