VLCC Skin Defense Aloe Vera Body Lotion with SPF 10 Review

VLCC Skin Defense Aloe Vera Body Lotion with SPF 10 Review

Hi IMBB Beauties,
This is my first review on IMBB and I am really excited about this. Before getting into review, I would like to introduce myself. I am Visakhi Krishnan, a native of Trivandrum, Kerala. I love this blog and also all the members of it. The way all of you carry it, it’s incredible.
VLCC Skin Defense Aloe Vera Body Lotion
About VLCC Skin Defense Aloe Vera Body Lotion with SPF 10:

VLCC Skin Defense Aloe Vera Body Lotion with SPF 10 is a herbal-based body lotion from VLCC, the popular Indian brand. I was using Nivea body lotion since years, sometimes I switch it with baby lotions or baby oil, but finally end up again with Nivea, not because its my HG cream, but because I get a lot of Nivea products from Gulf (yeah, I am a malayalee, so it’s obvious that I will be getting a lot of products from Gulf).

When I was just roaming through the store, I just checked the VLCC section. I never had used any VLCC products, in fact, before IMBB, I barely knew VLCC had so much products. Through IMBB, I became aware of parabens, so I wanted to try out something without parabens, and I ended up in VLCC. (I hope they don’t have any parabens in it, I am not sure). There were a lot of body lotion varieties in that section and I finally ended up picking aloe vera.

I am a huge fan of aloe vera products; I like the cooling effect of aloe vera. Since there were a lot of articles on aloe vera here, I think I don’t have to describe its benefits, because all the IMBB beauties know it more than me.
What the Company Claims:
Long lasting moisturisation with UV protection. This body lotion is meant to deliver soft, smooth and radiant skin that leaves you feeling pampered and beautiful all over. This lotion is formulated to provide long lasting moisturisation even in the harsh dry winters. UVA & UVB filters protect against the harmful sun rays.
Method of Use:
Use daily after bath, all over your body.
Key Ingredients:
Aloe vera extract, Titanium Dioxide, Vitamin E, Silicon Blend, Octyl Methoxy Cinnamite, Glycerin.
INR 150 for 200 ml.
3 years from manufacture.

My Take on VLCC Skin Defense Aloe Vera Body Lotion

I took this one seeing the so good ingredient list. It comes in a flip open bottle, so hygienic also. On the first application, I was disappointed by the packaging, a lot of product comes in a single press. The lotion has medium consistency and it is absorbed in a short time. It has a nice smell also, which doesn’t last for long. At first, I liked the product very much; it did make my skin soft and I had no greasy feeling at all, but then, I applied it before going to office (AC atmosphere), it didn’t stay for long; my skin became dry again, which means it won’t moisturize in winters. So, I use it only on weekends when I don’t have office. It works well in summer conditions.

Pros of VLCC Skin Defense Aloe Vera Body Lotion

• Inexpensive , Rs. 150 for 200 ml is really cheap.
• Ingredients, lot of great ingredients ( I hope they don’t use any parabens along with it).
• Easily absorbed.
• Has a strong and nice smell, but easily fades (can be a con to some people).
• Makes skin soft.
• A little is needed for the whole body application, so lasts long (it’s a con for me, I bought it 3 months ago and still a lot of product is left).
• Easily available.

Cons of VLCC Skin Defense Aloe Vera Body Lotion

• Moisturization won’t last long.
• Only key ingredients are listed.
• SPF 10 is in no means satisfactory for sun protection (I never used it without my sunscreen).
• Packaging, higher volume comes out in a single press.
• It won’t provide enough moisturization for winter climate, for sure (it does not put up even in AC atmosphere).
Overall Verdict:
It’s not a miraculous product, but not a bad one either; it’s just a normal body lotion with a little (very little) sun protection.
Will I Repurchase It?

No. I will finish off whatever is remaining in the pack, but since this is not suitable for my dry skin, I won’t be buying it again. Maybe, I would buy the wild turmeric face wash next from this range.

Will I Recommend This To Others?

If you have normal or oily skin, this may work for you, but definitely, not for me (may be for summers ).
IMBB Rating:2.5/5.

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23 thoughts on “VLCC Skin Defense Aloe Vera Body Lotion with SPF 10 Review

  1. i picked up the VLCC Rose toner recently and thats working out great. Maybe you could give that a try sometime. I have oily/combi skin. My face really fresh after I have cleansed and removed all traces of makeup with this toner.

    1. I was about to buy that, but somehow i picked this one, maybe next time when my biotique cucumber id finished ( it will be over in max of 2 weeks). Thanks for the suggestion :thanks: :thanks: .. But will it work for the open pores? I dont find much difference using biotique one.. :nababana:

      1. yaa i did mention the toner instead .. 😐 since the body lotion didnt work for her, I just suggested that perhaps the toner would

  2. Welcome to IMBB Visakhi :)…and very nice review :thanks: ..I also have very dry skin on my body and I need heavy moisturization for it. Won’t pick up this now!! 😛

  3. Hey Vishaki, Awesome review…Like you said it has nice fragnance but thats it… fades up quickly. I wont recommend it to anyone too…:)

    1. :thanks: :thanks: Are you saying abt the fairness sunscreen body lotion? Can it remove the tan on my hands? I am on search of a body lotion which can remove the tan on my hands.. 😐

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