So, here is the review of the much-awaited and recently launched Moisture White range of The Body Shop. I got this cream two months back and have been regularly using it since the last 15 days. I am already a fan of The Body Shop brand and this night treatment only firms my belief in the company’s products, just that the products are expensive and more suitable for slightly mature skin.\
Price: Rs. 1,765 for 40 ml.
Product Description According to The Body Shop:
A velvety non-greasy cream to help to renew skin as we sleep, helping to leave it more supple and smoother. It is rich night cream to brighten the complexion and even-out skin tone. With shiso, vitamin C, liquorice and Community Trade aloe vera. It also claims fairer skin in 4 weeks.
Shiso: Reduces the early melanin – making signals, before they trigger the hyper pigmentation process.
Aloe: Soothing the skin ,restoring its translucent complexion and promoting a luminous skin from within.
Batyl Alcohol: Helps to reduce skins response to the melanin attack on the skin.
My Experience with The Body Shop Moisture White Shiso Whitening Night Treatment:
I waited for a long time to buy this product. Each time that I thought of buying it, its price acted as a deterrent. I always thought to myself, “is it worth spending Rs. 1800 on a night cream?” But then one day, I decided to buy it and I am glad that I did. In fact, I ordered two products from the same range.
This is a night cream and is loaded with Vitamin C which is found in Shiso and contains Batyl Alcohol that is said to reduce the melanin pigmentation. My skin was getting dull lately and I needed a cream to revive it, so I bought this shiso cream.
I love this cream. Though it is expensive, it is worth it. Since the time I am using this cream, I notice a visible improvement in my skin texture. Each morning when I get up, I find a glow. The cream is very good for getting glow on the skin and also evens out the skin tone. I could not apply the cream for 3 days in a row and started noticing the dullness, hence I picked it up and have been religiously applying it each night.
The cream is non greasy, light and gets easily absorbed into the skin though one may feel the need to moisturise even after applying the cream. So, I guess in the winters, this may not be a suitable stand-alone cream. To avoid dryness over the night, I clean my skin with cleansing milk which is quite moisturizing in nature and then apply this cream. This way, I am able to avoid the dryness and my skin gets the required nourishment.
Also, as with all Body Shop products, the cream needs to be applied in small quantities. So, one pack can come for around 2-3 months even if used daily.
Pros of The Body Shop Moisture White Shiso Whitening Night Treatment:
- Cream is very effective and makes the skin glow.
- Evens out the skin tone.
- Very light, non-greasy and gets easily absorbed.
- Need to apply just a little bit.
Cons of The Body Shop Moisture White Shiso Whitening Night Treatment:
- One may feel the need to apply a moisturiser along with the cream, but this depends largely on your skin type. Normal skin people may find it moisturising enough.
4.5/5 for working as per the claims and 0.5 is deducted for being expensive and not being too moisturizing.
Will I Repurchase The Body Shop Moisture White Shiso Whitening Night Treatment ?
Yes, definitely. This is my daily regular night cream now.
Do I Recommend The Body Shop Moisture White Shiso Whitening Night Treatment?
I recommend it to the ladies who have uneven skin tone. This cream is really good in imparting a glow to the face. If you think nothing has worked for you so far, give it a try. If it works, I am sure you will feel its worth the high price.
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41 thoughts on “The Body Shop Moisture White Shiso Whitening Night Treatment”
wow! nice post 🙂 and good to know that the shiso cream does it job. :thanks:
This sounds really good Surabhi!!! Great review!! :waytogo:
It surely does Praseena.. I am glad to use it. 🙂
ohhhh grttttt i waanttt dissssssssss :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
thanks for sharinggg surbhi :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:
Welcome to IMBB :victory2: :victory2: :victory2:
I am happy to be at IMBB.. its kind of addictive 😉
😉 😉 😉 😉
i was going thru ur site since last 1 hour… u really write well… I can relate a lot with everything u have written and find a lot of sense in it 🙂 it wud b great to see more posts from you, here on IMBB 🙂
i liked your write up why are we so obsessed with beauty standards :)) :))
I am glad you liked the review. :victory2: Get the cream, it works. once u use it.. lemme know if it has worked for you too.
great review 🙂 will try it when my current stash ends 🙂
and Andamans… woww!
this sounds reallyawesome.. i may try this.. thanks for the review :)) :)) :))
Yeah! try it out. Its actually good.
Yeah, plz try it out and let me know how it works. 🙂
oh wow!! it works!! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: i have used teh cleanser from this range and it was superb!! :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:
rati…u awake at this hour???
yeahh!! was sorting out some stuff. 😛 going off to sleep now. nite nit. :-*
gud nite… :love:
Thanks for the review. I’ve already heard some good reviews about the product. Only thing that makes me wait is the price. Its $59.95 :waaa:
yeah! the price is too much na..?!! I also thought so but then my hub prompted me to buy it.. he was insisting on buying a saree.. so I said.. why saree gift me creams and I got creams worth 3.5 K from this range and some other TBS products! 🙂
one idea for beating the price – share the bottle with ur sis. I did it with my sis. We would buy one expensive cream and we both used it. So, kharcha was kinda divided. Ofcourse this was long back when we were in college and stayed together at home!
You can try this trick with ur mom or sis..
oh wow awesome review surabhi..but is this cream for any special age group only? ?:)
No Parita, nothing like this is mentioned in the product or its claims. You can try it.
Surabhi…thanks for sharing your experience with this wonderful productttttttttttttttttt :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes:
Thank you Jomol..!!! :blush: :blush: :blush: :blush: :blush: :blush:
can someone tell me how I can remove this monster from my pic? I dont look that scary in real life 😉
surabhi….you can go to http://www.gravatar.com/ and upload the image you want to with this particular email id that you are using here for imbb O:) O:) O:) O:)
Thank youuuuuuuu Jomol.. Hugs!
Seems pretty nice! :woot: Awesome review,Surabhi! But I think I’ll put this on hold for a while. The price is a little scary. :worship: :worship:
Yeah! Pragnya.. It is indeed very expensive..
sounds nice surabhi 🙂
thank you ji…! and you look pretty in your profile pic. Vibrant. 🙂
Surabhi you changed your dp….wow….you look lovely :high5: :high5: :high5: :high5: :high5:
jomolay……why u no talking to me :waiting: :waiting: :waiting:
:BLUSH: Credit goes to you Jomol. And thanks for the compliment. though this pic is 4 yrs old 😉 I am moti right now..
I want this..my night cream is getting over. this goes to my list :))
Go get it now..! :victory2: It is really a good one and when you start using it, please let me know how you find it.
Hi l have oily skin, can l use this?
Hi.. I have oily skin so can i use this? If not then suggest me any other skin whitening cream from bodyshop which is suitable for oily skin.