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Today, I will be reviewing The Body Shop Sweet Lemon Beautifying Oil.
Beautifying Oil is pure beauty in a bottle. Made with a lightweight blend of nut oils including Community Fair Trade marula oil, it gives instant hydration and a shimmering finish. This one smells of fresh lemon. For body, face and hair A little goes a long way Fresh lemon scent.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (Emollient), Dicaprylyl Carbonate (Skin-Conditioning Agent), Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil (Skin Conditioning Agent), Limonene (Fragrance Ingredient), Parfum/Fragrance (Fragrance), Citrus Medica Limonum Seed Oil/Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Seed Oil/Lemon Seed Oil (Skin Conditioning Agent – Emollient), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil/Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil (Skin-Conditioning Agent), Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil (Emollient), Tocopherol (Antioxidant), Citral (Fragrance Ingredient), Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-t-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate (Antioxidant), Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil/Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil (Emollient), Linalool (Fragrance Ingredient), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Antioxidant).
How To Use:
Smooth onto skin and run a few drops through your hair for a lustrous finish.
My Experience with The Body Shop Sweet Lemon Beautifying Oil:
I had an eye on The Body Shop’s Beautifying Oil ever since it came out in the market and I finally got one. It is available in the following scents: Brazil nut, Chocomania, Cocoa butter, coconut, mango, moringa, olive, pink grapefruit, satsuma, shea, strawberry and sweet lemon. I took a whiff of all the scents in the store and loved the scent of the sweet lemon the most.
The scent is light aromatic and very refreshing and citrusy. The scent does faintly linger on skin for around an hour. I have dry flaky skin and this does a wonderful job of moisturizing my skin and giving it a healthy sheen all day long. I have noticed my skin appears less dry even when I have washed it off.
It is a very lightweight oil and skin absorbs it almost instantly. It does not matter if you apply it on dry skin during the day or on damp skin after a bath. The effect are amazing. I initially thought the amount of product provided was very little compared to the price I paid, but it spreads very easily and you do not need much for a single use, so it will last you a long time, hence its worth the money.
I would not recommend using this on your hair or face. Although, it gave a nice shine to my hair, it made it very greasy and difficult to style. I washed it off the very next day. It would probably work for your hair if you have extremely dry hair and use very little amount like 2-3 drops for entire hair. This product is definitely recommended, a nice change from using regular body lotion and butters.
Pros of The Body Shop Sweet Lemon Beautifying Oil:
- Amazing scent.
- Lightweight oil.
- Does not make skin greasy or sticky.
- Gives a nice sheen to the skin.
- Makes skin soft and supple and keeps it moisturized even when it is washed off.
Cons of The Body Shop Sweet Lemon Beautifying Oil:
- Would not recommend using it on hair and face.
- Would not recommend for people with oily skin and hair.
- Better get it during sale.
- Could have had better packaging.