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#1 citylife

Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:12 AM

Anyone use their skincare range cleansers/ moisturizers? After sone feedback thanks

#2 KnightsofNi

Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:22 AM

Their Vitamin E moisturisor is gorgeous.

#3 Nastyflea

Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:30 AM

Yes, and I really like their rose oil hand cream range. We also use their body washes.
I do prefer Lush though, seems more natural, but costs about the same.

#4 JustBeige

Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:37 AM

Their Aloe Vera body butter is absolutely awesome for sunburned skin - or any skin that needs soothing.

If you keep it in the fridge its even better.

#5 Stoked

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:03 AM

I found it overpriced for what it is - the quality is just a notch above stuff you can buy in a supermarket. Their body butters advertise wonderful ingredients but the first two ingredients on the list are always water and sunflower oil.

#6 mollybot

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:24 AM

They use parabens as preservatives. Its a shame, cos their body butters smell wonderful.

For my money, I buy the pure stuff in bulk from Aussie Soap Supplies

I have 2 kilos (I know, I know !) of organic shea scented with vanilla sitting in my fridge biggrin.gif

#7 elizabethany

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:29 AM

I don't go there, because their labelling of allergens is terrible.  Only half their products are labelled as containing (or traces) of tree nuts, but it is in pretty much any product.  A friend has had similar issues with other allergens.

#8 LittleListen

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:33 AM

The parabens they use in everything give me eczema.

I've recently started using the Yes to (cucucmbers) range from coles and priceline. Good value ($10 cleanser, $20 moisturiser, $18 for a large shampoo).

Body Shop smells divine, but I've found the better things smell, the more likely I am to react to it sad.gif

#9 mollybot

Posted 20 February 2013 - 11:01 AM

I use the green Organic Care shampoo & conditioner from the supermarket - smells gorgeous and no nasties. But it DOES have 'cones in it.

I've just found a fabulous Argan Oil Organic shampoo & conditioner on iHerb for a very reasonable price, which doesn't have 'cones in it, but my hair isn't as smooth. It nourishes my hair more, but my ends feel rougher IYKWIM ? I have very long hair, so am using them turn and turn about - I use the Organic Care when I know I'm going to go swimming to get that extra protection

#10 bluegirl8

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:08 PM

I swear by their Seaweed facial lotion - I have skin on the oily side and it's perfect for me. I mostly prefer Lush but a lot of their mosturisers are too greasy for me.




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