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I visited The Body Shop a couple of weeks ago and was instantly attracted to their latest collection – Smoky Poppy. I decided to try out their body butter which comes in two sizes: 1.69 oz and 6.76 oz. I picked up the smaller travel-sized tub. Read on to find out more about it.
$7 for 1.69 oz/ $21 for 6.76 oz.
Succumb to silky-smooth skin with our seductive Smoky Poppy Body Butter. Infused with the extract of oil-rich poppies, it delivers a touch of blissful moisture to leave skin feeling desirably soft.
- Up-to 24-hours of skin hydration.
- Best suited for normal to dry skin.
- Euphoric scent.
- Enriched with Community Fair Trade Shea Butter From Ghana.
Massage into skin. Be generous! It works even better after a bath or shower.
My Experience with The Body Shop Smoky Poppy Body Butter:
Packaging: The first thing that attracted me was the beautiful black packaging with a stunning red poppy flower. Though it sounds absurd to call a packaging sensuous, that’s exactly what this little round tub looks like – alluring and mysterious. The tub itself is similar to other Body Shop body butter tubs in terms of its structure. Though they look cute, I am not a fan of the tubs as you need to dip your fingers in order to take out the product and I hate it when the product gets under my nails 🙁
Fragrance: When I first sniffed this fragrance, I was extremely pleased to find that the fragrance lives up to all the intrigue which the packaging builds. It is a strong musky kind of fragrance which is not at all floral or fruity. In fact, it leans more towards a masculine fragrance. I for sure do not own anything that smells like this and I am absolutely loving it. The smell stays on me for around 4 hours. A word of caution – I would suggest you to try it out before buying as it might not be everyone’s cup of tea.
Formula/Performance: The consistency of the body butter is amazing. It is very soft and absorbs into the skin instantly. It hydrates my skin very well and leaves it smooth as silk. It does not make my skin greasy after a while (as some other body butters do). The place where I stay still has pretty low temperatures and this body butter is serving me well. It might not be a good idea to use it in summers though. I might shift to the body lotion from the same range then.
To summarize, this is an awesome body butter which is going to make you feel satiny smooth and smell sexy. Do I need to say more?
Pros of The Body Shop Smoky Poppy Body Butter:
- Leaves the skin smooth as silk.
- Absorbs pretty well.
- Keeps the skin moisturized for long.
- Non greasy.
- Unique sensuous fragrance.
- Attractive and sturdy packaging.
Cons of The Body Shop Smoky Poppy Body Butter:
- Not everyone would like the strong fragrance.
- Tub packaging is not exactly convenient and hygienic.
Do I Recommend The Body Shop Smoky Poppy Body Butter?
If you like strong, almost masculine-smelling fragrances, you should check this out immediately.
Would I Repurchase The Body Shop Smoky Poppy Body Butter?
Yes, yes, yes! I am loving it to the core!
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