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Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:12 AM
Anyone use their skincare range cleansers/ moisturizers? After sone feedback thanks
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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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