bingbing's review of The Body Shop Mango Body Scrub


88 reviews

47% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.6

Price: $$$

Package Quality: 3.6

Price: $$$

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Octyl Palmitate (Emollient), Sucrose (Depilatory Agent), Sodium Chloride (Salt) (Viscosity Modifier), Helianthus annuus (Sunflower Seed Oil) (Emollient), Silica (Absorbent), Mangifera indica (Mango Seed Oil) (Emollient), Glycine soja (Soybean Oil) (Emollient/Skin Conditioner), Parfum (Fragrance), Benzyl Benzoate (Solvent), Phenoxyethanol (Preservative), Ricinus communis (Castor Oil) (Emollient), Hexyl Cinnamal (Fragrance Ingredient), Prunus dulcis (Sweet Almond Oil) (Emollient), Linalool (Fragrance Ingredient), Tocopherol (Antioxidant), Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane (Avobenzone) (Sunscreen), Amyl Cinnamal (Fragrance Ingredient), Limonene (Fragrance Ingredient), Capsicum frutescens (Capsicum Extract) (Natural Additive), Citral (Fragrance Ingredient), Eugenol (Fragrance Ingredient), Amylcinnamyl Alcohol (Fragrance Ingredient), Benzyl Alcohol (Preservative), Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary Extract) (Natural Additive), Methyl 2-Octynoate (Fragrance Ingredient), Propylparaben (Preservative), Anisyl Alcohol (Fragrance Ingredient), Farnesol (Fragrance Ingredient), Geraniol (Fragrance Ingredient), CI 77891 (Colour), CI 19140 (Colour).


Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Black

I loved the butters, so I figured the matching scrubs would be nice too. Shame the product doesn't live up to expectations. The packaging isn't so great either, the big wide tub lets water get in and make the product even more crap. The sugar melts before it gets a chance to exfoliate anything. I may as well make my own :P

(Somedays I do make my own. I mix sugar + left over old lotions I don't like as much anymore, apply to dry skin BEFORE showering, let it settle for a minute or 2. Then briskly rub it off. Rinse off and voila, soft n smooth skin). Right, where was I? After all the bits that were meant to exfoliate you melt into goo, you're left with a greasy mess spread over your skin. To make matters worse, it's very sticky and icky and leaves a gooey film that's hard to get off without using a loofah + shower gel/more scrub to get it off.

At least it smells nice while it does annoying things. continued >>

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