The Body Shop Oils Of Life Intensely Revitalising Gel Cream Review

Oils of Life range by The Body Shop has been creating news since they have been launched and I picked the gel cream which claims to be intensely revitalising. Read on to know how it fared for my combination skin.

The Body Shop Oils Of Life Intensely Revitalising Gel Cream

Price – Rs 2095/- for 50 ml

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Product Description:
We searched around the world and selected 3 precious seed oils known for their supreme revitalizing and repairing properties on skin:
– Black Cumin Seed Oil from Egypt- known for its concentration in antioxidants.
– Rosehip Seed Oil from Chile, rich in repairing Omega 3 and 6.
– Camellia oil from China, naturally rich in nutritive oleic acid.

How to use:
After nourishing skin with our Intensely Revitalizing Essence Lotion, apply a pea-sized amount onto fingertips and massage onto face and neck in an upward, circular motion. Can be used every morning and/or evening.

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My Experience with The Body Shop Oils Of Life Intensely Revitalising Gel Cream:

The packaging of the gel cream is classy but not very user/travel friendly. It is bulky and made of glass, so is almost impossible to travel with. The tub packaging is not very user friendly as there is always a hygiene factor that comes into play. There is a protective shield to the gel cream which ensures there is no spillage.

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The texture is the best feature of the product in my opinion. The gel-cream consistency is a delight on the skin. Only a wee bit of the product goes a long way and hence the steep pricing is somewhat justified. On massaging, the gel cream gets absorbed in no time at all giving a healthy glow to the face instantly.

The skin remains hydrated for a pretty long time and does not feel stretchy or uncomfortable. When applied at night, I wake up with a lovely glow and a bit of plump. I love how my skin looks and feels when I apply this. But the issue with this is, it gives a slight burning sensation to the face immediately after application. People with sensitive skin might find it a bit bothersome as the warming up feeling might not be the best thing.

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As long as the product gives desired results, I think the aforesaid con can be overlooked. It gives a feeling to me that the product is actually working!

Pros of The Body Shop Oils Of Life Intensely Revitalising Gel Cream:

• Lovely gel-cream texture.
• Little goes a long way.
• Hydrates skin.
• Does not break out.
• Absorbs well in a jiffy.

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Cons of The Body Shop Oils Of Life Intensely Revitalising Gel Cream:

• Tub packaging.
• Expensive.
• Packaging is bulky, hence not travel friendly.
• Gives a mild burning sensation initially.

IMBB Rating – 4/5

Would I Repurchase/Recommend The Body Shop Oils Of Life Intensely Revitalising Gel Cream?

Repurchase – yes, definitely.
Recommend – only to oily-combination skin.

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