St. Ives Advanced Body Moisturiser Review


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St. Ives soothing oatmeal and shea butter advanced body moisturiser.

Pheww long name!! But it does it all; and more. !! 😀

st ives soothing moisturiser

I was in need of a good body moisturiser which is not too expensive. When i saw this bottle , after reading all what it claims and seeing its jumbo size at Rs 290 (for 532ml!!!!!!) . I just couldn’t resist picking it up!

Lets see what it says-
Wrap ur skin in soothing hydration with this award winning body lotion. Natural ingredients help deliver long lasting relief from dry itchy skin. This formula with oatmeal and naturally rich shea butter nourishes and intensely hydrates the skin for immediate relief, while it works to restore your skin back to health.
And a little about st.ives, thats written there

St ives is dedicated to bring u the best of nature with formulas that delight the senses as they work.we understand that little everyday choices that we make can impact overall quality of life thats why st.ives is a conscientious formulator of quality products.
Ingredients:

st ives soothing moisturiser ingredients
Shelf life:3yrs

My experience with this moisturiser.
Its a white jumbo bottle with a pump( yeay!)

st ives soothing moisturiser

The consistency is some where between lotion and creamy.Just perfect . It is not too runny or too thick hence it spreads well.

st ives soothing moisturiser

Below is the pic of how It gets absorbed easily leaving a healthy matte finish

st ives soothing moisturiser

The fragrance is quite strong its smells of cocoa,coconut and slightly orangey(synthetic-ish orange smell not citrus-y).. overall; to put it together in 2 words it smells annoyingly “sweet”. Although it might not be a problem for many, since it is not a bad fragrance since its also smells of cocoa and many I know like coconut fragrance too. I personally don’t like it though

What I absolutely loved about St Ives Advanced Body Moisturiser:

  • Its “just right” consistency . its not too irritatingly runny or stubbornly creamy. Its spreads very very well and i mean it….
  • Hence a little goes a long way.
  • It gets absorbed well with a matte finish without any oily film that most heavy moisturisers leave on my skin
  • Leaves my skin soooper silky and smooth.. so much so, that it stays all day and if i apply it in evenings also my skin feels super soft, supple and smooth till the next morning.
  • It is soothing
  • Has improved the texture of my skin
  • Works as a great hand cream
  • It does give instant relief from itchy skin
  • Not tested on animals
  • Does not contain animal ingredients
  • Bottle contains 20% post consumer recycled material
  • Dermatologically tested
  • Formulated without PARABENS AND PHTHALATES!!!! Yeayyy.. im quite pshyched about this fact at this price !!!
  • 532ml for rs 290 😉
  • Hygienic pump packaging
  • Simple classy looking packaging,font, colours etc of the bottle..seriously..it looks quite cute and classy on the shelf 😉

What i didnt like about St Ives Advanced Body Moisturiser

  • The strong fragrance.Although I don’t mind it soo much since it settles to a light fragrance after 5 mins and thereafter I don’t seem to mind it at all. I don’t mind bearing it for 1st five minutes for a product that delivers soooo much
  • Might not be available easily. Maybe only in imported cosmetics selling shops.

Would I recommend it to others?
Absolutely yes!! It delivers a LOT without burning a hole in your pocket.

P.S I find it better than the body shop strawberry body butter (which i had a lot of hopes on but turned out to be a bummer for me)

Also, I find it better than the ever famous l’occitaine hand cream for dry skin.. Seriously!

Product rating: :-* :-* :-* :-* and a half

Have you used St Ives Body Moisturiser? please rate in the box below

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41 thoughts on “St. Ives Advanced Body Moisturiser Review

  1. Wow………….seems like a great product & quite reasonably priced. But as u said, availability may be an issue & one can never be sure of teh originality of products available in these stores selling imported cosmetics

    1. yep thats y at first i never used to buy st.ives but i saw this in health and glow… and i quite trust that place..hence i picked it up…its my 1st st.ives product becoz of that reason… but im really happy that i bought it 🙂

  2. I like St.Ives products, they are foren ka maal and come in big big dabbas…….great review Neha :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

    1. :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: yea!! my 1st st.ives … i never used tothink st.ives would be so great since its foren ka and reasonably priced …. but after giving it a shot im literraly embarassed abt thinking like dat abt st.ives earlier!! 😛

      im realy loving it do give it a try if u can 😀

    1. thank u 🙂

      its not at all greasy! and i dont evn have dry skin .. i have normal to sensitive skin on my body but yet it absorbs reaaly well … it disappers ..dont worry 🙂
      but no it doesnt have spf :(( :((
      but for me not having parabens almost makes up for it… and since its not greasy i dun mind using anotehr layer of suncreen over it 🙂

  3. I so wanted to buy this…but couldnt find any manufacturing/ expiry date on the bottle, and was scared to buy. Any idea if this happens for all their products or only if fake?

    1. no clue ?:) ?:) :(( :((
      maybe u dould buy only from a shop u trust or if u have health and glow near u….
      mine did come with exp date and everything so didnt have a porb… hope u find the right one .. its an excellent product :jiggy2: :jiggy2:

  4. wow… it seem to have ended my search of a body lotion… :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
    :thanks: neha for the luvly review.. :laugh:

    1. it did end my search for body loition too :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
      and a search for a good non greasy hand cream too… and can u believe it i like it more than loccitaine hand cream! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

  5. this is mostest fav body miosturiser , am on the 3 rd bottle now .. absolute must buy :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:

      1. :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: i said good morning… wohi jo so ke uthne ke baad bolte hain :whistle: :whistle:

  6. i absolutely LOV LOV LOV LOVVVVEEEEEEEEEEEEEE this product !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: YAYYYYYYYYYYY FOR ST. IVES………….. :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

    1. :jaiho: :jaiho: i think its gonna turn into my hg body lotion and hand cream 😉 :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1:

    1. oh mine aint dry… my skin loves it tooo :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1:
      nice to know dat it works AS well for dry skin..!!

      its even improved the texture of my skin :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2: :jiggy2:

    1. You also saying like this na Rads :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug:
      I have been to both bangalore and hyderabad ,me just got confues :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug:

      PS : That Wilbur is definitely one of a kind :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

    1. ya…maybe il try nivea one also.. but not for a long time.. im sooo loving this one… i never knew st.ives would be sooo good… was absolutely unexpected! 🙂

  7. That defnitely seems like a nice product neha ..never tried anything from st ives ,may be i’ll give this one a try O:) O:) O:) O:) O:)

  8. Looks like a good body lotion 🙂 i used the shower gel and it was good and im sure this one will suit my skin 2 🙂
    Thanx Neha.:)
    Btw u got it from BC?/

    1. yea its sooper..it has improved my skin texture also..which other moisterisers do only temporarily…
      hehe no never saw it in BC ..i got it from health and glow colaba 🙂

  9. Thx for the review Neha. I really like St. Ives Products so much, I must say that whatever I have got based on the reviews on IMBB,be it TBS,colobar,Lotus etc…… I am just loving it. :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :yes: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:

    1. :thanks: :thanks: :thanks:
      i dont know abt entire st.ives range but this one is realy good… and for me it scored more tan TBS and lotus 🙂

  10. Neha,

    I did use this one after you have recommended, I must say THIS IS GREAT. Thank you. Skin is instantly softened. I use this as a hand cream, body lotion, foot cream and to calm down some dry areas of face. This is a blessing in a pump bottle. I used it when I was abroad and forgot later. I was searching for reviews of good body lotion and I landed up on this post. Thanks a ton
    :rose: :heart: :rose: :heart:

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