St. Ives • St. Ives Renewing Collagen Elastin Advanced Body Moisturizer • Lotions/ Creams
|Would buy this product again.||75%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Olive, Warm Hair: Brunette, Curly, Fine Eyes: Black
I simply love this! I Im 20, and my skin is ok but the weather in here is too it! After sweating it tends to dry a lot but with this lotion I can forget about that! It gives long lasting softness and moisture. It gives my skin a beautiful natural glow!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Green
I love all the St. Ives lotions. They're affordable and moisturizing. The Collagen/Elastin smells a little fruity to me, but nothing overpowering or offensive. I'm not quite sure if the ingredients in each variation do anything specific, but they all leave the skin feeling nice.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Normal, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
No sure what to expect from a drug store moisturizer but certain this one is fine if you are into something basic. The collagen in the product is most likely plant collagen which will not do a thing to penetrate skin cells with the hope that this will encourage them to go forth and multiply. It has a nice texture and an lovely clean fragrance. If it is on sale and I need a basic moisturizer I will try this again.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal, Medium, Cool Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
This is a very basic, generic moisturizer. It does the job well and doesn't leave a greasy after feel. I really like the clean scent of the product and the fact that its made with natural moisturizers. However, I don't know if the collagen is actually working...
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium Eyes: Green
I've been using this lotion for a long time and I like how it absorbs easily and doesn't have a strong fragrance. I apply after showering - mostly to my body but occassionally I'll use on my hands and face. I prefer thicker creams for my hands which get horribly dry especially in the winter. But this has done a great job at keeping my legs from looking scaly. For the price this is a great bargain. I don't buy anything else for body lotion - this is it!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Green
What I don't like about this product is the false implications. The inclusion of 'collagen' in the product may lead people to believe that using this lotion will improve the collagen in their skin. It won't. Collagen is not a collagen builder, if that makes sense.
However, it moisturizes and St. Ives typically produces fair and likable products.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Dry, Fair, Warm Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue
Just love this moisturizer. It smells great and does a nice job moisturizing my skin, it absorbs really well and leaves no residue. I will keep buying this.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond, Wavy, Coarse Eyes: Blue
I LOVE LOVE LOVE this body lotion!! It's definitely the most moisturizing and soothing lotion I have EVER used in my 25 years of life!
The smell is a gentle marine/botanical kind of smell. Kind of powdery, soft and fresh. Definitely a lovely, light, calming fragrance.
The lotion itself absorbs super quickly and immediately left my whole body feeling softer, firmer and smoother than I ever remember. My legs (which were dry prior to using) now look glowing and smooth. I apply straight after a bath or shower when my skin is still a tiny bit moist - Works even better this way :)
The pump bottle means it is hygienic and easy to use and you get a HUGE amount for such a good price.
St Ives are an underrated, amazing company - Will buy this again and again!
Age: 30-35 Skin: Dry, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
I really don't feel like I need to add a whole lot to what everyone else has said, except that I suffer from such dry cracked skin in the winter that my hands are covered with small cuts where the skin has split. I have severely dry patches, and wrinkles allover my hands from dryness and I am only 33! I have tried everything over the years to at least try to keep enough moisture in my skin that it doesnt split open every time I make a fist. I have tried hand moisturizers from Korres, Philosophy, Clinique, Avon, Gold Bond, Jergens, Olay, Estee Lauder, Boots- and a whole host of other items, you can see what I mean. Most of the products have burned upon application and turned my already inflamed skin red... didn't help at all. There were only three items I have tried that helped soothe my skin. St Ives Collagen Elastin in the pump bottle actually seems to give my sore dry skin some elacticity where I can actually make a fist without it breaking skin after application. I wont say that it is healing my skin, but it makes it very bearable, doesnt burn upon application, doesnt irritate my skin, and literally makes it feel better. It may not heal my skin, but it helps it stay calm so it can heal on its own. It leaves my skin feeling very soft as well, even with the flakes and rough patches. Yes, it may be cheap, and that is why I thought there must be something better out there thats more expensive, but in this case, it is worth much more than what I paid. I keep going back to this product year after year. So if you suffer from dry cracked inflamed skin, give this a try. It may make winter much more bearable for you too. For those interested, the other two products that helped were Gold Bond Ultra Healing hand cream, and Vaseline Intensive Rescue lotions. I also tried Boots Perfect and Protect Hand Cream. All of these seemed to add some moisture to my skin, the Boots I used every few hours for a few weeks until the tube was gone but I didn't notice it doing anything beyond superficially, and didnt help my hands heal at all. Same with the Gold Bond. The Vaseline Intensive worked about as well as this St Ives.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Very Oily, Olive, Cool Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Brown
This is some pretty rockin' body moisturizer!
Ironically however, the real purpose of this product was for my face. I was given this moisturizer as a hand-me-down when my SIL moved to Australia.
I didn't really want it, but I couldn't bare to waste it so I decided I would not buy any other creams/lotions else until I used it all up.
As you may know from my other reviews... I have some of the oiliest skin there is, so I rarely, if ever, moisturize my body. I only moisturize my face to allow easy application of foundation - which I have stopped even moisturizing my face recently.
For the good year+ I had this lotion, I LOVED IT! The smell is light and happy; it is goes on very light and is not sticky. Weirdly enough, I never ever had a breakout from it... ever.
In the meantime... I have tried many other moisturizers - ones made for the face and let me tell you, every now and again I find myself thinking back on the good old days of when I had the wonderful St Ives elastic moisturizer.
If I decide to go back to moisturizing, I really think I'd go back to this - the only bummer is that it is not super natural, and I LOVE natural products.... at the moment I am also loving Avalon's Lavender Daily Moisturizer... but again, I am not moisturizing for the time being.
I have recently broken out due to a terrible primer experience and a facial moisturizer I bought when I was in New Zealand. WE REALLY TAKE OUR GOOD SKIN FOR GRANTED! :) I sure did! I really appreciate a good product.... especially one that works.
So, this one works! It is great for the body and even worked on my face! Highly recommended! :)