Vitamin C Daily Moisturizer SPF 30
Price : India – Rs 1195 , USA – $ 20
Quantity : 50 ml, 1.69 fl oz
Product Claim : Best if you want to:Hydrate and enhance your skin’s natural radiance while protecting it from damaging UV rays with a lightweight, easily-absorbed lotion.
The Body Shop® difference: Contains vitamin C-rich Amazonian camu camu berry and Community Trade sesame seed oil.
Sunscreen provide medium-level, broad-spectrum UVA and UVB sun protection.
How to Use ? Apply to the face and neck after cleansing and toning, using your fingertips. If product gets in eyes, rinse with clean water.
Packaging : It comes in a tube that is pretty handy to carry and is also lightweight. The tube is not air filled.
Vitamin C : Contains Amazonian camu camu berry, which is known to have one of the highest contents of vitamin C in nature. Vitamin C encourages collagen production, improves elasticity and protects against damaging environmental aggressors.
Sesame Oil : Community Trade sesame seed oil softens skin and strengthens skin’s natural defense system.
My Experience :
The Body Shop Vitamin C moisturiser spf 30 comes in an orange tube, very functional looking. It is a combination of every day face moisturizer and high SPF, which I couldn’t resist. I took a chance and switched from my usual tea tree day lotion to the vitamin C in summer and I wanted to use something with SPF.
I always need some protection when I’m going to be out in the sun. Most of the sunscreens feel too greasy, gross and heavy. This one is different …the texture is like a cold cream and easy to apply on your skin. It also gets quickly absorbed in skin just like a facial cream . The tube goes a long way as a “raisin sized” amount is enough to cover entire face.
I do agree that it is not made for very oily skin. I tend to get oily in my tzone after a few hours, but this product has not made me break out. It has a citrusy-orange fragrance, fragrance which freshens me up every time I use it.
On to what’s important. How does it work? It works REALLY well to moisturize! It is amazing on my cheeks, a problem area for me where I often have to layer moisturizer or use an extra think moisturizer. With this I just massage it in and my primer+foundation look perfect! It leaves a slightly dewy, very fresh look.
It goes on light (if it feels heavy or thick, then you are using too much), but if you’re going to put makeup over it, I would recommend using this at least 10 minutes before to give it time to soak in. I don’t recommend using this on wet skin, it just doesn’t sink in. I use this on my face, neck and top of my chest. It works great to keep the Indian sun from ruining my skin without making me smell like an orange.
I use this with the facial cleansing polish and the microdermabrasion. Great combo and Great value!
Who Might Like It ?
- If you have dull skin .
- If you have dry and combination skin .
- If you want good spf protection in your daycream .
Who Might Not Like It ?
- If you have very oily skin .
- If you have extremely sensitive skin.
- Cream is light, that is easily absorbed
- Contains SPF 30
- The citrusy fragrance which freshens me up.
- Light texture
It does give a shine, but that fades away.
Final Verdict : Applies very smooth, excellent for everyday use.
Will I purchase it : Yes , Ofcourse !
BnB Rating : 4/5
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