IN and OUT – Bodylotion #02


OUT: Original Source – Skin Quench Body Lotion: Peach & Apricot Oil (£4.49/200ml)

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What Original Source says:

New Original Source Skin Quench Peach and Apricot Oil In an Instant moisturising body lotion to help leave your skin feeling quenched, nourished and revitalised. Packed with moisturising natural oils, 100% natural fragrance and vegan approved.

What I say:

When I bought this body lotion I was not sure if I would get along with the scent of it, as it does smell quite sweet. I have to say though, that I started absolutely loving it. I didn’t see that coming. 😉 The product sinks in quickly but still leaves the skin feeling moisturised. The ingredients list reads okay, but a product like the Love The Planet Body Butter or the Kivvi Body Marmelade are definitely better. I would consider buying this body lotion again.

Ingredients [Codecheck]:
Aqua, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Glycerin, Ethylhexyl Stearate, Polysorbate 60, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Orbignya Oleifere See Oil, Prunus Persica (Peach) Fruit Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, Carbomer, Parum, Tocopherol, Sodium Hydroxide, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Limonene, Citronellol, Linalool, CI 15985, CI 19140


IN: Alverde – Ultra Sensitive Koerperlotion (£15.75/150ml)

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What Alverde says:

Vegetable glycerin provides the skin with lasting moisture. The composition with jojoba oil, evening primrose oil and shea butter nourishes and protects the skin. The body lotion is free of essential oils and herbal extracts. It was developed together with the German Allergy and Asthma Association.

What I say:

Because I have very dry skin I thought it might be worth trying a body lotion that is specialised on that problem. I bought this Alverde body lotion while I was in Germany over christmas as they are very affordable products, yet I made good experiences with them. It does’t have a very distinct smell to it, which I am totally okay with. The consistency reminds me a bit more of a body milk than a body lotion though.

Ingredients [Codecheck]:
Aqua, Alcohol*, Glycerin, Prunus Persica Kernel Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil*, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter*, Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil, Myristyl Myristate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Glyceryl Stearate, Sorbitol, Oenothera Biennis Oil, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate, Xanthan Gum, Tocopherol, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Citric Acid
*ingredients from certified organic agriculture

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