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Strawberry Milkshake Philosophy Type- 2.5 Oz Eau De Parf ..
Syntrax Micellar Creme Strawberry Milkshake 2.01 lbs
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on 1/28/2011 11:41:00 PM
More reviews by raenamercedi
Skin: Combination, Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
I bought this years ago. It was my first Philosophy three-in-one. I remember that I did love the scent, which is odd...I usually do not care for fruit scented anything. I was surprised to see that they still make this scent, and I will be re-purchasing the next time I go to Sephora. I do not like to use the three-in-ones as a shampoo, but I do like them as a bubble-bath and a shower gel. My only complaint with the packaging is that I wish that this size came with a pump for convenience in the shower.
on 1/28/2011 11:26:00 PM
More reviews by PrettyInPlaidChic
Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
Gimmicky. Recipe on the front of the bottle is vapid and laughable-anyone who needs instructions as to how to 'carefully' pour milk, strawberries and yogurt (or icecream) into their blender, needs their head examined, in my opinion. Fragrance isn't entirely fake, plastic strawberries, however, it could be slightly more believable. Once rinsed, it's subtle-something that I happen to prefer. As a shower gel, this is perfectly adequate and rinses well. As a bubble bath gel, it fails to deliver many bubbles at all-and adds a sour milky sludge-style rim around your bath-tub (or hot tub, in my case). As a shampoo, it's highly ineffective and is a disappointment. Leaves hair coarse, ragged and stripped. If I wasn't so obsessive-compulsive about using every last drop of this product, I'd 'freecycle' it. But, the one 'plus' is that you get a reasonable amount of bathing for your buck. Lovely idea. Mediocre, standard fragrance. Poor performer. An absolute no re-buy for me, sadly.
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on 12/31/2010 3:45:00 PM
More reviews by zooper12
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Very Dry, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium
I absolutely looooove this! I have always seen the Philosophy, yummy scented bath products and such on shopstyle.com, and at Ulta and Sephora, and I've always wanted them sooo bad, as I have a weakness for fruity and food-y scents. (But they're pretty expensive.) So, I asked for Philosophy bath/shower products for Christmas, and ended up getting this, and I was so happy! I also want to try the strawberry milkshake recipe on the front of the bottle.:) I had to unscrew the top to smell it, though, because I couldn't smell it just by flipping the little thing at the top. It smells very good, like strawberry shortcake. The consistency appeared to be relatively viscous, and it was a light-medium pink color with faint, slight white swirls in it. (I think?)Anyways, I like to use shower gels and the like as body washes, I prefer not to use them on my hair. When I took a shower, I squirted a tiny amount of this on my pouf (I normally only need the smallest amount of body wash on my pouf to get a good lather.) I like stuff that lathers a lot, and this was good in that department! The lather was white, and I could smell it as I was putting on, but sadly, I couldn't smell a trace of it on my skin after it was rinsed off and I got out of the shower. That can be a good thing, though, in that it won't clash with any perfume/body mist I put on. If you like food-y scents, but wear perfume and such, this is recommended! Oh, and I forgot to mention that it wouldn't come out if I just flipped the top; I had to unscrew the top to get it out (it was difficult to squeeze out when I only flipped the little thing), just as I had to do to smell it. That is why the packaging gets a four.
on 7/25/2010 3:19:00 PM
More reviews by Zevie
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm
I bought strawberry milkshake on a whim. I read the reviews here but I decided to try it anyways. I was surprised that I actually like it. It smells very plasticky in the bottle. Very fake, like air freshener. But once I put it on my shower puff, it smells like a creamy strawberry milkshake. It's a little artificial, just like a fast food milkshake. I enjoy using it and smelling it in the shower, just not so much on the bottle.As for performance, it gives a really foamy lather and isn't drying at all. I use it as a shampoo too sometimes and it's fine for that but i need a good conditioner afterwards. It does suck as a bubble bath though.
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on 4/13/2010 3:04:00 AM
More reviews by Reika
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
I bought this product purely for the scent. I would give it a 5 for the scent, it doesn't smell artificial to me at all, it just smells like a real strawberry milkshake. I love using this in summer time, reminds me of all the yummy summer fruits and desserts. As for body wash, it lathers pretty well, makes me feel clean after wash, but it is not moisturising enough for my dry skin. The drawback is, for such an expensive body wash, the scent doesn't last at all. It seems the scent just immediatley goes away after wash, doesn't linger on my hair and skin, which I find disappointing.
on 3/23/2010 3:53:00 PM
More reviews by humbuggery
Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
This scent smells like a strawberry foot.A foot. A foot that is dipped in soured milk.Lawds, it's terrible. I want to give it to my boss who is an awful person. Maybe she will enjoy it, because it's terrible......just like her.In all seriousness, this smells so stale.:'(
6 of 6 people found this helpful.
on 2/3/2010 3:36:00 PM
More reviews by UberMagic
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
Got this stuff as a gift. Adore the smell. It smells just like a strawberry milkshake- sugary and light. As a body wash it does a simple clean, but not really very moisturizing, so it's kind of perfect for summer months where you don't want to feel weighed down. I don't use it as a shampoo/conditioner because my hair is really finicky. It might work just fine for other people, and I can only imagine how great it would make hair smell.FInally, I love that it's in a big bottle so it lasts a while, and the light frosty pink color is fabulous. It makes me happy to be a girl :o)
on 6/6/2009 12:18:00 AM
More reviews by abrad1967
Skin: Acne-prone, Tan, Warm
Hair: Black, Curly, Medium
The smell is yummy and I like that it can be used as a shampoo and shower gel/bath. Although the smell is yummy, the scent does not linger. I think it's great for people with sensitive skin. I don't like to use it as a shampoo because I have dry hair and it doesn't moisturize the hair. It also doesn't moisturize the skin that well but it's didn't dry out my skin either. Great scent but would not purchase again.
on 5/3/2009 3:00:00 PM
More reviews by serrabird
Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm
Hmm yummy yummy yum yum! I LOVE this huge pink bottle of strawberries...I love the smell, the texture, the creamy foam, the after-feel. Sense of smell is very personal and everybody perceives smells differently, therefore I cannot agree with people commenting that it is sickly and artificial. To me it is simply the most delicious yummy thing that actually smells like what it promises: Strawberry Milkshake. I would prefer if it came in a pump bottle because the texture is very thick but apart from that, I am in love with this pinkness.
on 2/5/2009 11:09:00 PM
More reviews by AnnM27
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I'm a new Philosophy fan, but this is not what I expected. Totally artificial and almost nauseating. The only scent I've disliked so far.
Are you sure this product is discontinued?
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