Saturday, 30 March 2013

the body shop sweet lemon lip butter: review



Hi guys! Hope your well.

In today's post I shall be reviewing the sweet lemon lip butter by The Body Shop.

The Claims

This buttery balm melts onto the lips for instant hydration. It contains real lemon seed oil.
  • Instant hydration
  • Buttery texture
  • Leaves lips feeling soft and smooth
The Reality
The only positive thing I have to say about this lip butter is that it has a nice scent.

I would describe the texture as sticky as oppose to the buttery texture described. On initial application to my lips  I felt that the product did not absorb in at all. I was left with a white cast of oilness that sat on my lips not in the least bit pleasant.

Nevertheless I decided to persevere with the product, mainly using it at night time. After using it repeatedly  for a few days, I felt that my lips weren't getting moisturised but rather getting more dry and this is when I had to stop using it.

Overall I felt as though I really wanted to love this lip butter, because I love the body shop body butters, but the truth is I was left more than a little disappointed, this is one of the worst lip balms I have tried.

The Packaging
I don't like the pot packaging, I feel as though it is unhygienic dipping my finger into the pot constantly. (even though I wash or alcohol gel my hands before doing so) 

The Price 
The Body Shop: £4/10ml

The Ultimate Question: Would I Repurchase?
No 

The Overall Score: 2/5

Have you tried the body shop sweet lemon lip butter? What are your thoughts? 

Sita xoxo

12 comments:

  1. I find the same thing with the lip butters, only good thing is they smell good

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    .Georgina Clare.

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  2. I love the scent of lemon, but... how disappointing!

    http://gardeninshadow.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. Never tried it!
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  4. Thanks for the review.So true about the dipping your finger part.
    xo sabbi

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  5. great review. i have never tried it but it doesn't sound like a must have. thanks for being honest =]

    Brandy
    willbakeforshoes.com

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  6. Thanks for review! I will not buy it at all!
    kisses)

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  7. Nice Review and seems good product dear :)

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  8. Great review! I have to say that I don't like the ones you dip your finger in either. I used to have a lot of them when I was younger but they are pretty unhygienic. thanks for sharing lovely
    xo Ilana @ My Modern Vintage

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  9. Great! Thanks for review. :3

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  10. I like the sent but that is about it.

    P.xx
    greywalls94.blogspot.co.uk

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  11. I just bought this and absolutely LOVE IT! It smell so amazing and I've done a positive review of this in my blog (not YET published, will be soon)

    prettythings56.blogspot.co.uk

    It leaves my lips so soft and hydrated, I cannot praise it enough!! Then again, everyone has different skin/lips types and different things suit different people! Haha! xx :)

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