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Brand: Dove / Type: Body Wash/Cleanser / Subcategory: Body Cream/Wash / Suitable for: Body / What it does: Cleanses,

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      27.04.2012 02:11
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      Use for a sumptuous shower!

      I bought this body wash on offer in Tesco for just £1 for a 250ml bottle. I haven't used it before and needed something to get my shopping up to £50 so I could use a money off code, so chose this product as the other Dove products I have used have all been of great quality.
      It comes in a cream pearly coloured bottled with the brand name on the front, a picture of sumptious looking cream and the back contains all the product information. The bottle is slightly tear shaped and the top has a small flip top lid that's simple and easy to open.
      (you won't break a nail prising it open!)

      This gorgeous cream oil body wash has a creamy slightly peachy colour and a scent to die for! You can smell obvious undertones of the Dove soap bar scent but something else on top, quite hard to explain but it's a sumptious rich scent. It smells quite natural and oaty I think!
      So, I stepped into the shower, poured a little amount on the body puff thing and gave it a scrunch. The small amount I used was ample enough to get the puff really lathered up and it was more than enough to wash my entire body. It lathered up lovely on my skin and rinsed away with ease. I found that whilst in the shower it left my skin feeling beautifully smooth and soft.

      I dried off and it was obvious to me that the body wash had moisturised my body. I felt really smooth and didn't feel the need to slather on my usual moisturiser. The smell it left on my body was devine. Just like when using it, the clean sumptious smell lingered on my skin for hours and hours.
      Dove has taken two of the things skin loves most - oil and moisturising cream - and put them together. The result is richer in natural oils than regular shower gels. A luxuriously pampering and seriously caring shower experience. Rich in oils, but not oily. Deeply moisturising, but not heavy. A beautiful contradiction. (taken off the back of the bottle)

      I feel the above description is more than accurate and the oils and moisturisers together blend and work fantastically. I can sometimes feel that some shower gels/body washes can tend to dry my skin out but this was pleasantly different and a totally enjoyable experience.
      Ingredients list (for those intereted) ~

      Sodium Lauroyl Isethionate
      Stearic Acid
      Sodium Palmitate
      Aqua
      Lauric Acid
      Sodium Isethionate
      Sodium Stearate
      Cocamidopropyl Betaine
      Sodium Palm Kernelate
      Parfum
      Glycerin
      Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil
      Sodium chloride
      Zinc Oxide
      Citric acid
      Tetrasodium EDTA
      Tetrasodium Etidronate
      Alumina
      Benzyl alcohol
      Benzyl Salicylate
      Butylphenyl Methylpropional
      Citronellol
      Coumarin
      Eugenol
      Geraniol
      Hexyl Cinnamal
      Limonene
      Linalool Fragrance
      CI 77891
      Tesco's usual retail price is £2, and I would expect that it is around that price in most other stores.

      (also on ciao)
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      26.10.2011 13:58
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      Not one of my favourites but still good

      Dove has always been one of my favourite body washes and I was happy with just the original version however they have brought out a lot more to the range now and this was one that I got in a set for Christmas last year.

      Each Dove body wash is usually about £2.30 in price but with everything I wait for them to go on offer and I saw them on offer in Boots last week for £1 each which I think is a great price. You can buy Dove in chemists, supermarkets and occasionally you will find the brand in discount stores such as Home Bargains although not very often.

      This product comes packaged in a plastic bottle which is tough enough not to fall over but soft enough that you are able to squeeze the product out of the bottle, the bottle holds 250ml of product and is a peachy cream in colour. The bottle is shaped like all Dove body washes curving out in the middle and making it easy to hold, the bottle has a flip top cap which I found rather stiff to begin with but was fine after a couple of uses. On the front of the bottle you have the Dove logo with the little gold Dove under the name and then the statement that this contains ¼ moisturising cream and has natural caring oils.

      On the back of the bottle dove claim that this gives a "luxuriously pampering and seriously caring shower experience" you are given the list of ingredients which I never even read but are good for anyone who has skin issues or allergies. Finally you have the contact details for the company Unilever who are responsible for the Dove brand.

      When you flip the lid you are greeted with a quite small hole where you can dispense the product, the smell isn't like the usual Dove but doesn't have a smell that you can describe it just smells creamy and clean. The liquid inside is quite thick and fells luxurious, the product is peach in colour and lathers up really well with a little water, I personally use it with a shower puff as I find you use less each time by doing this.

      After my shower with this my skin was really soft and much nicer than using other shower gels, the smell remains on your skin for a little while but the smell doesn't seem to remain in the bathroom at all. I wouldn't say this is any more luxurious than the normal Dove but it is just as good to your skin and I would quite happily use it again if given as a present but if I was buying a Dove body wash there are much nicer smelling ones I would buy.

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      01.05.2011 23:32
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      .....

      // DOVE CREAM OIL \\

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      THE PRICE
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      Dove Cream Oil is made in two sizes, 250ml and 400ml.
      The prices usually come between £0.99p and up to £4.00 depending on where you get it.

      I would highly recommend always looking in Wilkinson's as they always seem to have some Dove product on sale for 99p.

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      THE APPEARANCE
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      The shower gel comes in a bottle which looks nothing like the one above, its light beige/peachy coloured.

      On the front it has the Dove logo and underneath that it has more information on the product along with a picture of something which looks like a swirl with a drop coming into the middle of it.

      On the back there is more information on the product.

      The lid is a flip top lid and to use you simply squeeze, the bottle doesn't stand on its lid as shown in the picture above ( well, mine doesn't anyway... )

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      MY EXPERIENCE
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      I have tried and tested many shower gels, a lot by dove and this probably is my second favourite by them.

      I bought this whilst it was on sale for 99p for 250ml, you can't moan really can you? especially with such a well known brand.

      Dove Cream Oil is meant to indulge your skin with a rich lather that moisturises your skin as you wash, afterwards you are meant to notice a lovely sheen on your skin.

      When I used it, I squirted it out onto my shower puff ( I have said it before and I will say it again: BUY ONE IF YOU DON'T HAVE ONE!! ) the cream is quite thick and peachy in colour. The cream lathers up very nicely and lightly and glides over your body easily, the smell is very fresh and not over powering, it smells quite florally and sweet too me, its really nice.

      I find after shaving and then having this shower gel on its quite comforting and soothing on my skin, I don't find the shower gel to feel moisturising on my skin.

      When I have dried myself I also do not see a 'sheen' neither do I feel moisturised, the smell no longer lingers on my skin either.

      I think this is a OK product, but its nothing special..its worth 99p when on sale anyway!

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        20.02.2011 15:35
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        Nice!

        I shower rather often and because of that fact I find myself spending alot of money of toiletries. This I know is usually a couple of quid a bottle in all good chemists and supermarkets however I bought this not so long ago for a pound a bottle in Boots on special offer as I usually love Dove products and thought it was very worth a try.

        The Packaging:

        The bottle this body wash comes in is white plastic, tall bottle and holds 250ml and it has a flip-top lid to the top of it concealing a small hole and on the front of it we are told that it is Dove Supreme CreamOil Beauty Care Body Wash 'With Natural Caring Oil' and that it contains 1/4 moisturising cream and the usual silver dove emblemn is depicted. Other information on the back of the bottle includes being told a bit about the product, the ingredients are listed as is the size and contact details for unilver are given (the manufacturer of the product) and its a nice enough looking bottle and of course informative as it needs to be.

        A Bit About The Product According To The Information Listed On The Back Of The Bottle:

        Dove has taken two of the things skin loves most - oil and moisturising cream - and put them together.

        The result is richer in caring oils than regular shower gels.

        A luxuriously pampering and seriosuly caring shower experience.

        Rich in oils, but not oily.

        Deeply moisturising, but not heavy. A beautiful contradiction.

        The Body Wash Itself:

        What this is, is a light creamy looking peachy colour liquid of good consistency....not at all runny but a thickish cream but simple enough to squirt out of the bottle and you don't need very much of it all all per application. It lathers up really well on damp/wet skin and releases a soft fragrance of flowers which is pleasantly and naturally sweet and really suitable for male and/or females to use as it is light in fragrance.

        This is smooth on the skin when in use, light and not oily at all. You can wash with ease with this and it leaves the skin feeling smooth and I can even shave my bits and pieces with it should I want to.

        This leaves me feeling very clean indeed, my skin feeling lightly and delicately moisturised in a none greasy way and the scent lingers on my skin for a good couple of hours though not quite as long as I expected if I'm honest.

        I rate this very highly indeed as it makes my skin feel really supple and fresh so in my opinion what is there not to like about it really!

        This review is also posted on Ciao under this same username.

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          14.12.2010 22:08
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          A nice wash that is pretty inoffensive and does what it says on the bottle. Another hit in the dove

          Last Christmas my brother bought me a lovely Dove body wash set, and as part of it there was a bottle of cream oil body wash in cherry blossom and almond fragrance. I was keen to try it out, but we try and use up the older stuff first and believe me we have a lot of older stuff, so this has recently come to the front of the cupboard and been used.

          My bottle is different to the one shown in the picture above. It is a very soft pink in colour, a bit like the blossom you would see on trees in spring. It is a 250ml bottle and has a flip top opening which is a bit darker pink, allowing you to easily distribute only a small amount of wash onto a sponge/flannel/body pouffe.

          The cream oil range is difficult to find much about online, and i can't say i have ever looked for it myself in shops, so i can say i am pretty sure from other reviews here it comes in other fragrances to the one i have. I tried to look and see if i could find out some examples, but there really seemed to be nothing.

          The wash is a mix of moisturising cream and oil, which is meant to be very good at locking moisture into your skin.

          My opinion of the wash:
          As it is part of the Dove range, i was pretty sure it would agree with my very dry skin and be hydrating. I like most types of Dove, but i am less keen on the smell of the original version as it just smells soapy and there are so many gorgeous scents around i feel it is a bit too boring for me however good it is for me. On opening the bottle, a gentle floral scent is apparent. It is still quite soapy smelling, but i don't find it boring like the original version. I can't really smell the almonds in it, but to be honest, almonds aren't known for their strong smell and my sense of smell isn't well developed compared to some people. Almonds are known for being good for the skin, so i guess it is the oil that they wanted rather than the smell. I find eating almonds has a good effect, so the oil itself is probably better.

          The wash itself is also light pink in colour. When you squeeze some out the bottle, the smell is a little stronger than from the bottle, but it is still not at all overpowering. It lathers up well, and makes my skin feel clean and moisturised after use. I don't tend to find i need to use moisturiser after this product, so it is good for a quick shower and getting on with the day.

          The smell is not strong enough to linger on my skin after my shower.

          I have found it is a really gently wash. I ran out of kids wash during the recent heavy snow, so i used some of this on both my boys, and they didn't complain about it or show any signs of skin irritation. My 2 year old in particular has very dry and sensitive skin and he was ok.

          I think it is quite girly. I can't imagine my husband would use this if his gel ran out. He would more likely grab the soap instead.

          The last thing i have noticed is that one bottle has lasted me about a month as a little seems to go a long way. I have enjoyed using this and would purchase from the cream oil range again. I might try a different scent though as i prefer something that lingers a bit to make me feel really clean for longer.

          Thanks for reading my review.

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            22.10.2010 19:55
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            One to stock up on whilst on special offer.

            Everytime I go shopping I stock up on shower gels or bath cremes. I pretty much buy whatever is on special offer as there is a lot of money to be saved by shopping around. It is a product you cannot get away from and have to use so much, that you make as well be careful with the pennies, and then the pounds will look after themselves, right?

            Dove is always coming out with new ones to try, and I am rarely disappointed by them, so I had no reason not to try this when it was on buy one get one free in Tescos, so I got two, for just over two pounds. (Along with some clubcard points of course!)

            I wasn't too allured by the packaging, (it really was just the price!) The bottle is a sort of red in colour, a shimmery plastic. I prefer it when I can see the product inside, I'm not sure why, but with this one you couldn't. In fact the packaging was quite old fashioned.

            The lid was flat and flip on and off. The product sits on it's lid, where the edge is flat, which is good as it drains the product down so you can make the most of every last bit on the bottle.

            The name 'cream oil' makes me think of quite a luxurious thick product, and I really wasn't disappointed. The product is thick and creamy, it is white in colour and has a thick even consistency with no horrible lumps or dried out bits if you leave the lid off!

            It doesn't look like it will lather up very well, which it doesn't, but once it gets wet and hits the skin it actually spreads quite far, you just don't get all the suds.

            The smell is almost non existant, so don't expect to be fragrant afterwards, but sometimes that is a good thing. You don't always want everyone to be able to smell what shower product you used.

            The cream oil didn't leave my skin feeling squeaky clean, like some of the more drying products do, but it certainly did feel clean. It just didn't real like the top layer of my skin had to be removed to achieve this effect. I also felt very moisturised, which is great. If I have to use less moisturiser after a shower, then it is almost like I have washed with a two in one product-therefore saving time and money!

            This product did not irritate my eczema or dry skin patches, so good for those with sensitive skin also.

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            21.10.2010 19:53
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            excellent body wash great for dry skin

            Although I am constantly buying different body washes and shower gels, the Dove Cream Oil Body Wash is by far the best I have tried yet.

            I suffer from dry and sometimes sensitive skin and am prone to break outs of eczema especially in the cold winter months. I fist tried Dove cream oil a few months ago and have been buying whenever I see it on offer since.

            A 250ml bottle costs around £2.20, but I have just purchased a bottle today from Boots for £1.00 so a complete bargain. A bottle will usually last me about two weeks if using everyday in the bath or shower so is pretty good value even if not on offer.

            The body wash comes in a shimmery ivory bottle with flip cap. Inside you will find a peachy coloured quite thick body wash with a lovely light floral fragrance. It is very easy to squeeze out of the bottle and leaves no residue around the cap.

            I use the body wash on a body puff and only a small amount gives an excellent lather. Some body washes I have used with oil in tend not to lather very much so you tend to use more to compensate but this is wonderful. Afterwards my skin is left feel smooth and supple but not at all greasy or sticky. After I have used this body wash I do not even feel the need to moisturise as its like having a two in one product.

            I would definitely recommend this body wash for anyone who suffers with dry skin or just wants a good moisturising product. For the price and the soft moisturised skin you are left with, along with the subtle fragrance this is one product that I will continue to buy again and again.

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              30.09.2010 14:34
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              ** Dove Cream Oil Body Wash**

              ** Dove Cream Oil Body Wash**

              Dove has the slogan "Time for real beauty" and is known for commercials with women with a curvier body. Personally I find this a good idea. After all not everyone size is very small and I am glad that attention is paid to beauty regardless of your stature. Furthermore Dove is a brand known for the moisturizing cream in its products.

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              In this variant of Dove is quarter moisturizing cream but they also added oil. The percentage of oil is up 10%, resulting in an even softer skin after showering! There are three variants of the Dove Cream Oil Shower creams.

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              You need to apply this on our skin with a wet sponge or washcloth or just your hands. You immediately feel the softness of this cream and that care ingredients in it. The cream is easy to rinse of and doesn't stick to your body.

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              There is a smell, but I cannot really tell what it is. Also on the package I am not much further because there's perfume, but not the odor. It smells light and in the shower you can smell it but after the shower it's gone. Fortunately ti does keeps your skin nice and soft very long!

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              A delicious cream that nourishes your skin wonderfully. The combination of oil and moisturizing cream is perfect. The cream is well absorbed in your skin and provides excellent care. The oil gives your skin a wonderfully soothing layer immediately, without the sticky feel. The beauty of all this is that it is very good for your skin, but the cream also provides a wonderful luxurious pampering. You do not need much of this stuff, so you can last quite some time with a bottle.

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              17.04.2010 13:31
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              A good product from dove

              Dove body wash

              I have a set of travel dove products which I received as a birthday present (as stated in my previous review) and I have the sleek stain and the luscious velvet versions of the cream oil body wash. They are both 55ml.

              *Sleek satin* - purple one
              I tried this product yesterday and I have to say it is really nice! It has a nice pretty purple colour and it smells so nice! It smells like a cross between dove soap and flowers.

              It contains pure soothing oil and fine silk which seems to really hydrate and moisturise my skin, without stripping away my skins natural oils, which some other shower gels/body washes can do.

              It also lathers up really well and the fragrance of the body wash lasts for quite a long time on my skin. And my skin feels nice and hydrated for most of the day.

              *Luscious velvet* - the red one

              This is also the same as the sleek satin one but this one is more of a pink colour and it seems to have a sweet scent and it also contains soothing oil and it also contains cream. And it also has a nice red bottle. they both have the same ingredients.

              Conclusions

              *Cheap - about £2 to £3 depending on what shop you go to and if your buying the larger size or the travel size
              *They both smell really really nice
              *Nice creamy silky texture
              *Intensely moisturising and hydrating
              *Good high quality brand
              *Nice colourful packaging
              *Available in larger supermarkets and It might be available in boots but im not sure
              *normal sizes and travel sizes available

              Thank you for reading my review

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                02.04.2010 22:42
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                Great for anyone who doesn't have time to moisturise, or just fancies lovely soft skin

                I'm off visiting my mum at the moment so having the fun of trying out lots of new products, and of course reviewing them. She left me this product in the shower so I thought I'd give it a go.

                Dove Cream Oil Body Wash is a body cleanser full of moisturisers to leave your skin silky smooth. The particular one I have is in a different package to the image above. It is in a creamy coloured plastic bottle with the opening at the top, but other than that the labelling appears to be the same. I won't comment much on the packaging other than to note that the top was nice and easy to open even with wet hands in the shower, but closed firmly enough to not risk letting water in.

                The product itself is creamy, both in colour and texture. It reminds me of lotion more than shower gel or body wash. Despite the name there was no trace of oilyness- something I had been concerned about. It has a soapy fragrance which while not unpleasant was a little disappointing. I suspect I may have been spoiled by all my Lush products though and expect everything to have an exciting scent.

                When I used this, it lathered up nicely to a thick foam. It was rather like a shaving foam consistency rather than a bubbly shower gel foam. It was excellent for shaving with, letting the razor glide smoothly over my skin, and it rinsed off easily. Afterwards my skin felt incredibly soft and smooth and there was no need to moisturise. This amazing soft feeling lasted all day which really impressed me.

                You can buy this for £1.99 for a 250ml bottle which is great value considering it doubles as a moisturiser too.

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                  09.01.2010 19:53
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                  A high quality scented moisturising body wash for less than £3!

                  I normally just stick to the basic dove cream body wash but became interested in trying one of their 'cream oil' range just for something a bit different. The product comes in a deep pink bottle with an opening at the base and the product itself is a rich, creamy shower gel.

                  The product does have quite a strong smell but it certainly wasn't unpleasant or clinical like many body washes can be, it was slightly sweet without being overwhelming. The product is easy to dispense and works into a lather quickly meaning you don't need to use very much, it has a very smooth and creamy texture as you might expect.

                  One minor gripe is perhaps that since most people will use this in the shower the bottle has nothing for you to hang it up with which, depending on what your shower is like, may be irritating for some.

                  Like most Dove products this certainly did the job in terms of moisturising, it left my skin very smooth and the effects lasted throughout the day. The scent of the body wash also lingered in a subtle sort of way and was very pleasant.

                  You do get a real sense of quality from this product and it feels like using a luxury brand - however the price doesn't reflect this! Usually it retails for less than £3 a bottle, which considering how easily it lathers, will last you quite a long time.

                  I would highly recommend this as a good quality moisturising body wash which is a nice alternative to the standard Dove product.

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                  03.06.2009 12:41
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                  This is well worth the money

                  When I was in Edinburgh before Christmas I was shopping in Boots and one of the assistants was giving out free samples of this body wash and she gave me three of them! Now I like a freebie so I was well pleased and when it is something as nice as this, well that's even better!

                  The free sample concerned was Dove Supreme Cream Oil Body Wash in the Luscious Velvet fragrance. I had used two of these but found the other one in the cupboard this morning and decided to use it. I had quite forgotten just how nice it is.

                  The packaging of the sample is a small replica of the full size version. The only difference is that the full sized product stands with the opening at the bottom so that the shower gel runs towards where you will be squeezing it out. The sample stands the other way up with the opening at the top.

                  The 200ml plastic container is deep pink in colour with the word Dove at the top in blue together with the familiar gold bird Dove logo. The rest of the writing on the front just says 'Supreme Cream Oil Body Wash Luscious Velvet with lush softening oil.' So the packaging looks classy and expensive.

                  The information on the Dove website (www.dove.co.uk) says that the Luscious Velvet version of this body wash is 'a luxurious blend of rich cream and lush softening oil'.

                  There is nothing on the container to enable you to hang it up in the shower so it would have been a real pain for me to use in our old house, but here in the cottage there is a useful shelf just below the shower fitting so I am no longer limited to just using gels with hooks on the containers.

                  So now we all know what we're talking about lets see how it measures up in the shower.

                  I squeezed a small amount body wash out into my hand and the fragrance that wafted up from it was stunning! It is difficult to describe but it is sweet without being sickly and I think I could distinguish a faint smell of almonds in it.

                  The body wash is a beautiful pearlescent white and it lathered up really well. The lather felt incredibly soft, smooth and creamy on my skin and I would happily describe it as velvety.

                  After rinsing the shower cream off the smell remained both on me and in the air in the bathroom and I kept getting a waft of it every so often during the day which was nice.

                  The other thing was that my skin felt lovely and smooth and the body wash certainly did seem to have the moisturising quality that we have come to expect from Dove.

                  There are two other body washes in this new range from Dove. The Sleek Satin one is a whipped blend or rich cream and pure smoothing oil and comes in a blue container. The Fine Silk one is a delicate blend of rich cream and sheer silkening oil and comes in a beige container. They both look as classy and expensive as the one that I am currently using.

                  I have taken a look at the Boots website and these three body washes currently retail at £2.93 each.

                  I am very impressed with this body wash and the lovely effect that it had on my skin so I shall certainly be looking to not only buy a full sized version but I shall want to try the other two as well!

                  This review may also get posted on Ciao.

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                    02.06.2009 14:33
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                    Dove has come a long way...

                    I very rarely, if ever, write reviews on body wash creams, soaps, shower gels or the like... simply because I'm allergic to limonene and linalool - two ingredients used in the making of perfumes and other scented products on the market.

                    What people may not realise is just how powerful these two ingredients are... until recently, manufacturers were not required to identify these ingredients on product labels, but with the increasing number of people who are suffering from a wide range of allergies, manufacturers must add these chemicals to the list when they are above the recommended allowance [the normal threshold]. Therefore, when these items are listed on the ingredients, they are above recommended allowances and the risk of triggering allergies is at its highest.

                    Because I always purchase unscented products which are, let's face it, rather bland, I figured that writing about them would be just as bland. If I have broken with tradition, it's because I was too trusting!

                    I always do my shopping with Sainsbury's... online... I find that doing my groceries online actually saves me money because I stick to my grocery list, take my time to view all the specials, and when I go over budget, it's easy to go through the basket and remove items I may not actually need... I've been doing this for a few months, and have come to trust the quality of the goods sent to me, and to trust the extremely well detailed information that appears with every product on the Sainsbury's site.

                    Unfortunately, that trust was dented a few weeks ago when I ordered Dove Cream Oil Body Wash because I was bored with my own body wash and wanted something new... I read through dozens of product labels before coming across this one. Limonene and linalool did not appear on the ingredients, and trusting Sainsbury's as I did, I ordered it.

                    Of course, most people would take the time to actually read the label again... before using... but I'm not most people! I put the bottle in the shower cubicle and promptly forgot about it... until the next day, when I stepped into the shower, grabbed the bottle and squirted a good dollop on my shower puff.

                    Ahhhhh... the scent immediately set off alarm bells... sooooo nice... I can hardly describe the scent it was that nice. Even now, holding the open bottle up against my nose, I can't quite describe it, it's a heady scent, delicate and comforting, and although there is a soapy smell to it, extremely reminiscent of the regular 'old-fashioned' scent of Dove soap bars, there's something incredibly intriguing to the scent, which, I hope, might help to explain, or to justify, why I actually wet my shower puff and worked the soap into a thick and creamy lather - I simply couldn't resist! Call it temporary insanity if you must, but the lather felt so nice, so creamy and thick, and when I started washing with it, it felt like heaven!

                    My first reaction to the soap - no, it wasn't a rash [that came later] - was that the lather was so thick that I could barely even feel the shower puff. The lather just slid on and clung, and it felt, strangely, soft and luxurious. Although it is a cream oil, there was absolutely nothing 'oily' about it... it just felt so incredibly nice.

                    Once my shower over and my skin dried, I immediately noticed how soft and silky my skin felt, and the scent lingered, delicately enveloping me, and YES, those darned warning bells were going into overtime... and not fifteen minutes later, a rash broke out on my arms and face, and I felt so incredibly itchy regardless of my super-soft skin... I marched over to the pc, logged into my Sainsbury account and sent them a scathing e-mail blaming my woes on them because they hadn't mentioned limonene and linalool in the ingredients.

                    Needless to say that it came as no surprise when Sainsbury's wrote back in order to apologise and offer a full refund... their customer service department is extremely efficient. They also included these two nefarious ingredients on the product description page and thanked me for warning them! Unfortunately, it failed to remove my rash, which lasted a few days, but through it all... my skin remained as smooth and soft as a baby's bottom!

                    Two good things came out of this experience though... I was able to write a review... and my step-daughter inherited a nearly full bottle of Dove Cream Oil Body Wash, which, incidentally, she absolutely loves.

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                      03.05.2009 02:24
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                      A fantastic, creamy, rich body wash that leaves my skin feeling gorgeous.

                      I received this product as part of a gift set at Christmas and have been using it on and off for a few months now.

                      The bottle actually differs slightly to the product image on Dooyoo in that the flip top part is at the top of the bottle rather than the bottom. This makes it very easy to open when in the bath or shower with wet hands. The bottle colour of this particular product is actually a biege colour and it has a very classy look and feel.

                      The body wash is a lovely creamy liquid which is almost golden in colour and a small amount of this on a bath puff with create a lovely, creamy, rich lather which leaves my skin feeling silky smooth and it feels lovely and moisturised after use as well as not giving my sensitive skin any problems. It is nicely scented without being too overpowering and I thought that the whole product was a real pleasure to use and I have been trying to use it now and again rather than every bath or shower as I want to make it last.

                      A 250ml bottle is available for £2.10 from Tesco stores and miscellaneous other places such as Boots & Superdrug. As I said at the start of my review I received a gift set with one bottle of this as well as another body wash by Dove & a Dove bath puffer but I am unsure of the price. There are miscellaneous sets available (mainly from Boots) and I would definitely recommend one of these for a friend or loved one for their birthday as most of the Dove products are fantastic. I am rating this product 5/5 as it's very indulgent and whilst it is a little more expensive that my usual product it makes my skin feel nicer and therefore I feel that it is worth paying a little extra for!

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                      19.01.2009 16:41
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                      Nice pleasent aroma and veru good body wash ideal for sensitive skin.

                      *****Introduction*****

                      As one of my many Christmas gifts if received a Dove body gift set, which contained two different body washes and a shampoo and conditioner.

                      I have never really used the Dove body washes before so these were the first thing I tried and I have to say they are really nice, so good in fact I now intend to use them all of the time.

                      *****The Body wash*****
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                      This body wash is white in colour with a slight hint of pink, at first I thought that is was to light and very thin in consistency but after applying it to my skin it lathered up really well, when it came into contact with the water.

                      This comes in a light pink 250ml bottle with a flip top cap that makes opening and closing the bottle very easy, this helps when you are in the shower and need to replace the cap quickly before you lose any of the cream in your other hand.

                      This is cherry blossom and almond fragranced which sound very floral, but I really liked the smell as I opened the cap at first this beautiful aroma oozed out. You are instantly hit by the cherry blossom smell but I could not pick up on the almond at all.

                      After using the cream oil my skin felt silky soft and so smooth to touch, I have really sensitive skin and this did not affect me in any way.

                      *****My Views******

                      I am so glad that I was bought this, as I would never have tried it and now I am sure I will never use any thing other that dove, unless someone recommends something better.

                      I am not sure the exact price of this as it was a gift, but I am sure you can buy it in the region of 2.89 for leading supermarkets.
                      I recommend this to everyone who wants super soft skin.

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                      Delicate, Creamy, Ultra Rich