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Ingredients – Aqua, Alcohol Denat, Sorbitol, Glycerin, Juglans Regia Shell Powder, Oryza Sativa Powder, Cytrus Aurantium amara Peel Extract, EG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Parfum, Carbomer, Sodium Hydroxide, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Limonene, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Fruit Water, Mel, Linalool, Disodium EDTA, Cl 15510
I have tried so many bath products like shower gels and body scrub from The Body Shop and they have never disappointed me. So without giving any second thoughts I got this Jolly Orange Body scrub during sale with 50% off price. Also I love citrus or fresh smelling bath products and that is another reason for me to get this scrub. The sale price of this product was Rs. 262.50 for 50ml. Ya I got a pretty small tub this time.
As you touch this body scrub it feels like you have touched some orange mousse or orange jelly or even an orange crushed/ smashed into this cute tub. Yes, this is so very orangey and the name ‘Jolly Orange’ is apt for this body scrub. The fragrance is also strong and much like natural orange. I did stare at the scrub for a while to see whether it has any natural bits/pieces of orange. I couldn’t find any though 😉
I took a little amount of this jelly like thing and when applied it on my skin, I felt this one was pretty different from their other scrubs. I would say this one was milder that I want to try it on my face as well. I didn’t do that because of one reason, nothing but the strong smell. The smell is really really strong that even if you are a citrus fragrance lover, this might be a bit disturbing. Even after the shower the smell stays on for a while and especially in my hands which was really disturbing when I used my hands to eat. I even got slight head ache smelling it so frequently. So I made sure I don’t use this just before my meal or I am not going to use my hands to eat if I have used this one.
This does little moisturization though I have to follow with a moisturizer after the bath. At the same time it did not dry my skin. This one is tested against animals and have used honey from Ethiopia. I really like the after effects on my skin.
Pros of The Body Shop Jolly Orange Body Scrub
• Like the texture as it is pretty mild unlike other TBS scrubs.
• Available in all The Body Shop stores.
• Not tested on animals.
• Like the smell. It gives a feeling of fresh shower /bath.
• Skin feels soft and nice.
• Does not dry my dry skin. Have to see their effect in winters as well.
• Neat packaging with intact lid.
Cons of The Body Shop Jolly Orange Body Scrub
• Smell is too strong that I got severe head ache once Also with this smell in your hands you can’t have your food.
• Price is a bit expensive but that is pretty common with The Body Shop brand.
My Rating– 4/5
1 point taken for the strong smell that caused me head ache.
Would I Repurchase? Might be yes or I might try their other scrubs available in this brand.
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