L'Occitane • 25% shea butter ultra rich body cream • Lotions/ Creams
|Would buy this product again.||63%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Black
I have this one in Rose Petals scent. I bought it because I need a body cream that I can bring with me every day, not too big but not too small either. This packaging is perfect for me, sleek light tin that gives a vintage feeling.
The cream itself absorbs quickly, no oily feeling. It smells nice, a light sugary rose petals scent, not overpowering but lingers for quite some time. The downside is I feel like this is not as rich as I imagined it to be, I have to use a lot of product to moisturize small area like my hand. It is still richer that The Body Shop Shea Body Butter, but the weird thing is The Body Shop Shea Body Butter keeps me moisturized longer, the L’occitane Shea Butter just sinks and disappears into my skin right away.
Overall I will use up this product, but will I purchase? No. It is expensive around USD $ 30 in my country. for that kind of price I expect something far superior than others. I will try other products after I finish it.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Green
I like this product. It goes on smoothly, absorbs quickly, and the smell is light and clean. It is especially effective in the dry winter months, when my skin is super dry and very few products can keep it hydrated throughout the day. The only reason I would not repurchase this product is that it is so cost-prohibitive and there are quite a few other brands that can compete with the same level of quality for a significantly lower price. In addition, you need to use a decent amount of the product to cover yourself, so that the product gets used up very quickly. It's just too overpriced.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Black, Wavy, Coarse Eyes: Blue
It's clearly better than other shea butter products, but so pricey!
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Green
I'm on the fence if I would buy this again, because of the hefty price. I would buy it for the scent alone because I love it so much. It smells comforting- like clean skin, just out if the bath. I also love Korres Body Butter in Guava, which is a similar, comforting scent. I keep the tub on my nightstand and use it on my feet and hands every night. The scent I think helps with sleep as well. The cream itself is nice and moisturizes the skin very well. It's a bit too heavy for summer, so it's best to use in winter.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Warm Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
I got a deluxe sample of this and I fell in love with it. The moisturizing properties were exquisite; super moisturizing but not greasy in the least. I didn't find it to have a scent which I was disappointed with initially but then I grew to like better because then I can put perfume on! The moisture lasted the whole day, not most or part of the day. I have ridiculously dry, eczema covered legs and this was wonderful. If I could afford it I would buy this product only forever.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
I swear by this stuff. This is how I get through my winters. I've gone through about 6 tubs of this stuff and use it only in the winter. Since I travel internationally a lot I get mine from the Duty Free and it also helps that I get an employee discount. Sorry ladies. I've tried lower end body butters to try to save money but it just doesn't work like this one. I go through 2 tubs per winter and I also use a regular body lotion I get from a drugstore in conjuction. It is just too expensive to use this alone. I will still keep buying this even though it is expensive because it works.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Acne-prone, Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
This cream is amazing! I bought it when I started taking an Isotretinoin drug and the skin on my hands became very thin and sensitive. I would go outside during cold weather (around 5° C) and put my hands into my jeans pockets a few times, and the next day my hands would be covered in scabs where my skin had rubbed against the fabric. It looked awful and nothing seemed to help. Also, the skin on my hands was very dry and old-looking to the point where I was ashamed to show my hands. Then I tried this cream and the problem was gone in three days tops! My skin is hydrated, glowing and smooth. With Isotretinoin any lesion is a huge problem because it takes such a long time to heal. This is truly a miracle product! I've already repurchased twice, because it's the only thing that helps. I will continue using as long as I need to take the drug, and will likely continue next winter because my hands are very sensitive to cold temperatures (red, chapped skin with brown bands forming from the base of my ring finger to the base of my thumb).
Age: 30-35 Skin: Dry, Fair Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium Eyes: Hazel
I had three sample packets of this product, and I combined them into a half-ounce jar. It's a nice hand cream during the winter when my skin is constantly dry and cracking due to the mix of outdoor cold and indoor heating. It's very moisturizing, and I do not find it overly greasy. However, the scent is quite a turn-off for me. I rarely find myself reaching for the jar because I don't like the smell.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Cool Hair: Red, Curly, Fine Eyes: Other
This is an excellent moisturiser for very dry skin. I don't find it greasy at all; my skin seems to absorb it very quickly, particularly if I first dry brush my skin. The fragrance is a bit stronger than I would like, but it dissipates over time. I apply it before I sleep to allow it to work its magic.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine Eyes: Brown
This is the first L'Occitane product I have ever purchased. I had heard great things about their products and was interested in a body moisturizer. I ultimately decided on purchasing the Ultra Rich Body Cream.
The scent is a bit odd to me, but nothing I can't get past. The texture is very creamy but not too thick. The cream absorbs fairly nicely. Probably most importantly, the Ultra Rich Body Cream did moisturize above average. Because of the scent, and richness of the product, I only used it at night.
I was ultimately looking for a cheaper replacement to La Mer's Body Cream. While I do think this product is above average, sadly, I do not think it will suffice. If you haven't ever tried La Mer's Body cream, I think L'Occitane makes a great product here... if you have tried La Mer, you'll be suckered in for hundreds more as this product will not live up.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
Overall, this moisturizes pretty well but it leaves a greasy film and I feel the need to wash my hands after I apply it. I'm not particularly a fan of the scent but I don't hate it. It smells a little medicinal to me. I don't like dipping my fingers into the tub to apply it. I used up an entire tub but I won't be repurchasing again in the near future. I might give it another chance down the road because it does moisturize well, especially during winter months.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair Hair: Black, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
This was one of the first shea products I tried years ago and I thought it was great. However, after trying some of the other body lotions over the years I've determined this is just not worth it for me. I have patchy eczema dryness and although the smell didn't bother me as much (it does have a strong scent) it feels like it sits on the skin layer rather greasily and has a tendency to flake off for me. On particularly sensitive skin, this product could actually make you feel worse causing redness I think possibly due to too much scent.
For quicker absorbing, more pleasant moisturizer for sensitive dry skin I would recommend the almond-milk line for this brand instead.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium Eyes: Blue
This is what solidfied L'Occitane as a luxe brand for me. I have terribly dry skin, particularly in the winter. This cream sinks right in and my skin just seems to drink it in. There is a barely there scent that manages to work beautifully as a before bed lotion. I am completely in love.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Dry Hair: Other Eyes: Blue
This stuff is amazing if you have dry skin. It's the only lotion or body butter I have tried that will actually prevent the eczema that I get in winter. I love the verbena scented one the most. One lippie off for the price - I wish it were cheaper. But if you have really dry skin and want to splurge, this is the product to get.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Sensitive, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
Very rich cream. You have smaller special edition jars that are scented with a variety of smells. I prefer the original one that isn't specifically scented but I'm sure it is perfumed.
It leaves you a little sticky for a while but it is a treat for dry and problematic skin.
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination, Medium, Neutral Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium Eyes: Green
I just can't get over the way this smells. There was a small sample sitting on my desk that I kept trying from time to time. My package was blue & silver and it certainly didn't smell like roses. On my hands it left a film so I had to wash it off. There's a patch of dry skin on one elbow that I used it on but I'm reluctant to keep trying because it stinks so much. It's not one of those smells that leaves shortly after applying either, this reeks. I've purchased raw shea butter before and it doesn't smell this bad. Today I chucked the sample in the garbage.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Acne-prone, Fair Hair: Blond Eyes: Brown
My skin is quite dry so I loved this body moisturizing cream. Is kind pricey if don't have a needy skin. But for is perfect! And the smell is great!
Age: 56 & Over Skin: Normal Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
purchased this on a cruise line when my luggage was delayed with all my make-up etc. products. It was pricey to me, but most things were in the shop. Once using it a few days and experiencing its lasting quality, moisturing power, and non-staining of garments, I vowed to look into purchasing it when at home. Surprise was the the cruise line was not charging more than the average price. I have since ordered more, via a link on this product review site.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Tan Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
This is a luxurious body cream. Nice, buttery texture, heavier going on. Goes on well. It has a neutral, calming scent, Definitely quality, and great for winter. It does take a while to sink in though, and can feel a little sticky.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Tan Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I really can't beleive that there are any negative reviews about this product! This is by FAR the best body cream known to man. I have the driest, and I mean the DRIEST skin out there. I get so dry that I itch so bad to the point of bleeding! This cream is the most moisturizing cream I have ever used! Doesn't bother my rediculously senstive skin at all, and the scent is very light and relaxing.
I will never ever be without this product! Though pricey, it is worth every penny!