The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Lotion Review

Namaste everyone ๐Ÿ˜‰

How is it going?

A special oil and masala loaded review for my oily and shiny sisters out there . ๐Ÿ™‚


Raise your hands if you are oily/!


Description from the website:

Best if you want to: Moisturize with a light, mortifying lotion that hydrates skin and controls oil while helping to clear and prevent blemishes.
How it works:

  • Lemon tea tree and Community Trade tea oil from Kenya contain properties that help fight blemishes and prevent new ones from forming.
  • Taman oil from Madagascar has a soothing effect and helps to calm irritation and redness.
  • Contains powders help mattify the skin and control shine.

Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Caprylyl Glycol, Acrylamide/Ammonium Acrylate Copolymer, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Calophyllum Inophyllum Seed Oil, Polyisobutene, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Polysorbate 20, Sorbitan Isostearate, Sodium Hydroxide, Limonene, Laureth-4, Citral, Leptospermum Petersonii (Lemon Tea Tree) Oil, Tocopherol.

When I brought this product nor it was getting any great reviews nor did it fit into my most reached products.

I kept it. Sitting right there staring at me and yelling use me use me! Lol

I have used this moisturiser all summer last year, alongwith fab Indias tea tree face wash. It was like a tea tree phase for me which ended as soon as summers did.I wanted to stay with proactive for a while, as I often feel it dries my skin too much and wanted to try something else which would work for blemishes/new acne/oil/shine.

I brought this in the offer when it was buy 3 for 15 dollars or something from 2 rangesโ€™ got the vit-c peel off mask, tea tree clearing wash and tea tree clearing lotion.

The Body Shop Tea Tree Range

If apart from this you need a review of the other 2 products let me know. Am more than happy to stick to them and use them constantly and hence finish them off (and yes I will do it because I know I have to give in a review)
So when I brought this it would in the offer cost me letโ€™s say about 5 dollars i.e. Rs 250.
And right now on the body shop India website it is going for Rs 645 .

So in the summers I applied it after washing my face in the morning and followed up withย  Khadi Rose water.
The texture is very light and watery.You would be able to see it from the pictures below.

The Body Shop Tea Tree Lotion swatch

The tube packaging is pretty neat and bright green like the body shop tea tree range.

The Body Shop Tea Tree Lotion tube

Quantity is 50 ml.lasted me 3 summer months one time use daily.

When I first started using it I hated the smell. It stung on my skin and it was the most pungent tea tree extract smell from any product I have ever used.

I later got used to it.

It did keep my face off shine. No blotting whatsoever needed.I used it every single day in the morning and only saw a slight disappearance of my blemishes. It wasn’t enough to convince me that this product is good.

There are about 9 products in the body shop tea tree range including washes,mask,lotions and blotting sheets.
I have personally tried only 2.

Their clearing wash in this range is listed as a bestseller on the body shop India website.

The Goods and the Bads

Thumbs up for The Body shop Tea Tree Lotion

  • โ€ข Keeps shine off face for more than 12 hours.Tried and tested while travelleing . ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Tea tree anything is supposed to be good for blemishes.
  • I like the texture
  • Cute packaging

Bads about The Body Shop Tea Tree Lotion

  • Does nothing for blemishes. Works great in keeping off shine only. And oiliness too.
  • The smell is intolerable.
  • Irritated my skin a little the first use
  • My boyfriend ,who has dry skin actually stumbled on this and used it and developed redness and super stretchy skin the very moment he put it on.
  • Does not really work on acne
  • Cannot be used instead of moisturiser .

I might repurchase this product for the shine and oil control it gives me, oil control is the first step towards not letting acne build up ๐Ÿ™‚
Rating : :-* :-* :-*

Have you used The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Lotion? Please rate in the box below

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37 thoughts on “The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Lotion Review

  1. alo it if u just need shine a primer.nothing else.the blemishes remain as red and as brown as they were before using this.

  2. there are so many chemicals in this product I would never purchase from the body shop . it is so expensive and yet their products are not that great in my opinion .
    Have you tried Om Ved products they have a shop in the InOrbit Mall . Yes , they products are pricey but I go for the cheapest item like their soaps like the lavender and calendula baby soap .
    It is great and has no negative ingredients and is all natural . cost is about 272 mrp .
    I also love Karigar which is in the same mall in inorbit mall here in mumbai . :star:

  3. shreya i use proactive on and off.the moment am on it it takes all away but i cant be on it for too long coz of teh dryness thats am am out looking for alternatives.for the while i use it i do not need anything else at all.but its not always affordable and effective.

  4. rachana thnku
    va ill defintly giv it a shot whn i can.
    i do not stay in mumbai ๐Ÿ˜‰
    leme knw if its in delhi sumwhr
    i stay near delhi

  5. yes shreya many infact its green tea moisturiser itself works well.but not all the time can i use proactive.
    i am on a lookout for more herbal and less chemically composed acne medications.

  6. i dont get body shop products in my city so for oil control i stick to Lotus tea tree gel (i mix it with my rose water and use as toner ) and after moisture i pat lactocalamine on my acne prone Tzone .. it controls my oil all day for good 5-6 hrs ๐Ÿ™‚
    hopefully this regime wud work even in summers too ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. err…..your post is so funny fly girl…………..lovved going through it………… have the comploete range of tea tree ?:) ?:) ?:) ?:)

  8. hey raun baby… :-*
    wht an overdoz of tea tlee .. ๐Ÿ˜›
    it looked nice on the first though… lik d packaging….
    cud u find dat body shop pencil? gipphhttt tha jo??

  9. jomol he he he!!!! :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks:
    no thats a picture i looked for.
    i brought the cleanser and this lotion only.
    the time i went to buy this like 2 years 1 year ago.body shop had this any 3 products form specified ranges for 15 dollars.
    so i picked 2 from tea tree and one for brightng from the vitc peel off mask

  10. nu.nahe i neevr found that.someone in the haryana roadways bus must have found it and i hope he/she would know what to do with a new sealed preety pink body shop pencil. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

    mein to maaa gayeee :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali:

    also that was my first body shop purchase in India.valentines present :panda: :panda: :panda:

    nd yes tea tree over dose

  11. nice review Fly girl! I’m using this currently since about a month along with the night lotion from the same range. It seems to be working on my has lightened some of the red scarring and improved the texture of my skin too. I guess its the combined effect of the two. I like the fact that this lotion controls oil for a good time! I also find it more moisturizing that my neutrogena moisturizer. But at 645 bucks its too pricey! You got a really good deal 3 products fr $15 :waytogo:

  12. ankita am glad it worked for someone atleast!u :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
    maybe yes its you using two products.
    that was a superb deal.i still have to finish the vit c peel!
    and as far as tbs treatments go i do not thing they are very effective.body butters good.
    lipsticks okey and stuff but treatments ummm not sure.

  13. I was going to get this one so though of checking out the review first, definitely not going for it now ๐Ÿ˜›
    Thanks a ton ! ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. @arch am sorry i forgot to do time onwards surely!
    it just get absorbed leaving a semi matte finish later drying into compltly matte.
    and vit c yes give me 2 weeks to try it .2 times a week i will coz its a peel off and i have some active breakouts right now.

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