Santino19's review of The Body Shop Vitamin C Protective Daywear Moisturizer SPF 15

2.5

18 reviews

27% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.2

Price: $$$

Package Quality: 3.2

Price: $$$

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The Body Shop is a Cruelty-Free Subsidiary.

INGREDIENTS

Aqua (Water) (Solvent/Diluent), Octyl Methoxycinnamate (Sunscreen), Octyl Salicylate (Sunscreen), C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate (Emulsifier), Cyclopentasiloxane (Skin-Conditioning Agent/Emollient), Phenyl Trimethicone (Emollient/Hair Conditioner), Glyceryl Stearate (Emulsifier), Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane (Avobenzone) (Sunscreen), Butylene Glycol (Humectant), Cetyl Dimethicone (Skin-Conditioning Agent), Potassium Cetyl Phosphate (Surfactant/Emulsifying Agent), PEG-12 Dimethicone (Hair Conditioning Agent/Skin Conditioning Agent), Phenoxyethanol (Preservative), Sesamum indicum (Sesame Oil) (Emollient), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Antioxidant; Skin-Conditioning Agent), Triethanolamine (pH Adjuster), Cetyl Alcohol (Emulsifier), Carbomer (Stabiliser/Viscosity Modifier), Behenyl Alcohol (Emollient), Methylparaben (Preservative), Parfum (Fragrance), PEG-100 Stearate (Surfactant), Limonene (Fragrance Ingredient), Disodium EDTA (Chelating Agent), Butylparaben (Preservative), Ethylparaben (Preservative), Isobutylparaben (Preservative), Propylparaben (Preservative), Linalool (Fragrance Ingredient), Benzyl Benzoate (Solvent), Hexyl Cinnamal (Fragrance Ingredient), Citrus dulcis (Orange Oil) (Fragrance Component), Citrus grandis (Grapefruit Oil) (Essential Oil), Citronellol (Fragrance Ingredient), Citral (Fragrance Ingredient), Geraniol (Fragrance Ingredient), Benzyl Alcohol (Preservative).

on 9/23/2009 7:45:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Acne-prone, Olive, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I got this in a swap, and I was interested in only because of the purported vitamin C content (which I found out later to be only 1% - its the 17th or 18th ingredient). This fragranced "moisturizer" made my skin break out after 4 or 5 days of use and it made me look incredibly oily. Despite looking like I had slathered on oil, my skin felt very dry afterwards. The spf of 15 is a joke especially knowing the fact that this sunscreen is NOT stable. On top of all this, the snap cap tended to cause unwanted leakage of the "moisturizer" when opening & closing. I have this available for swap if anyone is willing not to take my word for it !

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