Wednesday, March 25, 2009

The Body Shop Body Butter and Scrub Review

Last year, my friend gave me body butters from The Body Shop for my birthday and Christmas. She told once you use the body butter, you won't go back to anything else. For that reason, I tried to use my other body lotion before I move on... lol~ Now for the review...
Product Review: The Body Shop Body Butter

Where can you purchase this: The Body Shop or online (http://www.thebodyshop-usa.com)
Price:
$10 for the mini-size and $20 for the regular size

My thoughts: I love it!!!... lol~ It feels like butter on your skin. As you apply the lotion, it just melts into your skin. It's very nourishing during the winter season, as well as, for someone with normally dry skin. I tried Victoria's Secret, as well as, Bath & Body Works at the store and they don't compare to The Body Shop. In my opinion, they don't melt into your skin as The Body Shop. They also come in different fruity flavors that smells delicious!

Pros:
* It melts in your skin.
* Very nourishing.
* Good for all skin type even sensitive skin.
* Smells good.
* Comes in different flavors.
* Made from natural ingredients.

Cons:
* It's not cheap, but at the same time, it's not extremely expensive.

Would I buy this again? Yes! :)

Rating: 4.5/5 Tobey's Paws

These are the body butters I have or I should say the ones I received except the bottom one. I bought the bottom one during a sale.
Here's how the inside looks like. My apologies I should had taken a picture before I used the product... hehe~ :X


Now I want to review the body scrub from The Body Shop. In one of my posts, I posted my haul from The Body Shop and it included one scrub (click here to see the post). Couple of the readers asked me about the scrub, but I couldn't respond without thoroughly using it. Now that I have used it for more than a month, I will review it.
Product Review: The Body Shop Body Scrub

Where can you purchase this: The Body Shop or online (http://www.thebodyshop-usa.com)
Price:
$10 for the mini-size and $20 for the regular size

My thoughts: I wish I could have said I loved it as much as the body butter, but I didn't unfortunately. It's a good quality scrub and did it's purpose, but there were certain things I didn't like. The one I bought had black seeds that didn't dissolve. After I use the scrub, I would have all these black seeds on my body... lol~ It comes off your body with no problem but I noticed these black seeds were on the floor and wall of the shower. Maybe I'm just a messy person when it comes to body scrub, but seeing it all over made me feel dirty... lol~ Okay, okay I'm just strange... lol~ :X

Pros:
* It softens your skin.
* Good exfoliating product.
* Removes dead skin.
* The smell isn't strong.
* Smells good.
* Made from natural ingredients.

Cons:
* It's not cheap, but at the same time, it's not extremely expensive.
* Black seeds everywhere.

Would I buy this again? I don't think so unless the other body scrubs have no black seeds... hehe~

Rating: 4/5 Tobey's Paws

Here's how the inside looks like. I apologize again for taking a picture of the product after I used it! :X


I'm going to end this post with my recent crochet project. I made Kerochan from Card Captor Sakura. Here's a picture of Kerochan I found. Isn't he adorable?... hehe~
Now for the Kerochan I made. I found a crochet pattern from craftster forum (click here). I modified it to fit to my taste so it's not 100% that pattern.

Frontal view:

Back view:
For the wings, there was no pattern. I made it as I went... hehe~

Does he look like Kerochan? How did I do?

credit: the body shop, nona anime, craftster, ournew

24 comments:

beeyoutiful7 said...

You are soo talented!! You did a great job taking that cutie <3

I've only tried The Body Shop's lipbalms and not the lotions.

thanks for the great review!
xoxo

EbeautyBlog said...

The body butter in strawberry smell delicious!!! I love love it!!!! Your friend is right! Once you've tried it, you won't wanna come back to anything else.

Aradani said...

OMG KERO!!!! you did such a good job!!! especially the wings, i can't believe you didn't even need a pattern for it.
and mmmm body butters.. sooo goood..

K said...

Kerochan!!! So Cute! I think you did a GREAT job!

Yin said...

AWESOME I LOVE THE BODY SHOP.
They had a everything is 20% off day in the UK and i went a little crazy and bought

-Peppermint foot scrub
-Make Up brushes
-body butter for my mother
-foot file
-lip butter [in pink grapefruit-LOVE IT]
-and i got a free gift bag with my purchase!

Surprisingly for a uk brand, it's still not cheap.

Askmewhats said...

I love Body Shop body butters, just that I need a scoop to scoop out those product because of my nails, it is so difficult :) :) :) Wonderful review.

Cute Kerochan!!! You are very talented, yes, it looks similar!!! :)

Emilita said...

Too bad the body scrub isn't as good, I *love* the body butter. And that crochet cutie is adorable!

spankedelic said...

aly, you did an awesome job!!!!! your little man looks so cute!

fuzkittie said...

Kerochan!! So cute, you did it perfectly!

M said...

OMG you made kerochan from ccs! i lovvve him! bought a plushie a few years back. youre so damn talented!

Jnie said...

the body shop products always smell so good! I'm going to have to check these out.

Well...i thought i was overloading ppl with too much pics of caramel ;P

kawaiikao said...

ooh i havent tried these but they look the same lol. i shall put these on my to buy list!! :]

Blair said...

Haa! So cute! Aly, you are so talented!

SJKIM~ said...

ooh wow.. that is so cute.
are you going to sell that? i'l buy it off you if you can make a keyring for me ^^ really i would. i want hello kitty one hehehe...

Violet Honeybee said...

wooowwwww!! omg you're sooo good! I've been going through your blog and admiring your crochetting lol. I can crochet too but i'm not very good at it.. =/ you make me want to practice hahaha. Where's toby?! hehe

btw.. the body shop butters are super awesome!! =D

gio said...

Kerochan is sooo cute! You did a great job!

Kasumi said...

Kerochan is so adorable!
You made him so good! You've gotten better! yay!
I browzed the crochet section of my local art store but there were so many sizes to choose from! What's your suggestion?

Neeyuh said...

Nice reviews!! I love the body butters, that reminds me that i need to get more! hehe. Kerochan is totally adorable, you did great I wish I could make stuff like that!

L said...

totally looks like KEROCHAN!!!!!!!! EXCELLENT JOB ALY!!! SO KAWAIIII! :)

miRaCLe said...

i love the kerochan!! :D the wings are too cute!! ^^

i used to use the body shop's mango body butter coz i love eating mango :p i went thru 2 tubs :p it's very good for my skin and i always want to lick it while applying! hahas. dun worry! i never do that thou :p
but i'm too lazy to use moisturizer nowadays :X

Thanks for the great review!! ^^

btw!! i'm in indonesia right now! hahas. thanks for the comment.. i'm having a great time with my family :)) let me know if you would like anything from indonesia!! ^^

rasilla said...

ahhh card captors!!!
lol you did well! so freaking cute~

and i love the body butter.
my brother bought me a few a few years back for my birthday (a rare occasion, when he buys me gifts...) and yeah..this or Vaseline gets rid of my dry skin ASAP! :)

ps thanks for your message :) as simple as it was, it brought a smile to my face. thank you.

Yumeko/Bittenbefore said...

kerochan is sooo cute
u did awesome!!

etsy!!etsy!

paperdollrevenge said...

I LOVE body butters! I think it's time I stop buy lotions and just stock up on body butters. I was thinking of trying a Korres one but I think I'll check out The Body Shop first, since it's a bit cheaper!

Ohh you've been crafting such cute characters, great job!

♡ Nic Nic ♡ said...

what a cute crochet you made!!!

BS butter cream are nice!

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