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Dove Supreme Cream Oil Body Wash.
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
Sodium Palm Kernelate
Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil
Tesco's usual retail price is £2, and I would expect that it is around that price in most other stores.
I am always on the look out for bargain shower gels and bath cremes, without compromising how clean my skin gets and how nice it feels. I normally base my choice partly on past experience and partly on special offers and prices, which means I try a lot of different washes!
I either buy from Tesco's whilst doing my weekly shop, or from Boots if there is a points promotion on. This particular purchase occured in Boots a couple of weekends ago when it was a special points weekend, to sit inline with the bank holiday. It cost me one pound seventy three pence for 500ml from Boots.
Dove appealed to me as the name suggested I would be left with silky soft skin, and I have tried a few Dove ones recently which I have been pleased with as they have not irritated my eczema as some other brands have.
The body wash comes in a plastic container with a flip on and off lid. the top of the lid is flat which is really useful if you want to stand it on it's end and get the very last bit out of it! Great for money saving.
As the name may suggest this product doesn't really have a strong scent. It is mild, creamy and neutral. If you sniff really hard you may get a bit of floral. I even asked other family members to comment on what they thought the smell was and it was definitely open to different ideas in the debate. Either way I don't think anyoen could find it offensive. Sometimes however it is nice to be left with a really nice smell after a shower, I guess it depends what mood you are in.
The bath wash is nice and creamy and thick. It doesn't appear to lather up well, but it does spread nice and evenly over the body and is easy to rub in and get even coverage. It feels nice and silky on the skin, like you are really treating yourself.
This product made my skin really soft and silky feeling. It did a great job of cleaning it and making me feel fresh and not dried out like some shower gels can do. I did use it on my face when my usual clearasil had run out in the shower the other day and it left my skin quite dry. I won't be using it on my face again, but definitely on the rest of me, when the price is right!
I adore Dove products, next to Palmolive they are one of my favourite shower products. I know you can get the Orignal Source gels with their fancy smells, but sometimes don't you just yearn for a lovely silky bodywash, that leaves the skin feeling like velvet.
A bottle of this Dove Silk Body wash will cost about two pounds and can be bought from all leading supermarkets. It comes in a plastic bottle with a flip-top lid. You simply pour through the top. This is possibly the only quibble I have here, the liquid is a little runny and seems to jet out of the bottle with great speed. I advise not to squeeze too hard and let the mixture flow out gently.
The colour is somewhere between beige and pinky and feels soft even when it is in the hand. In terms of the smell, it smells quite neutral with a very subtle flowery fragrance. I guess Dove could have spiced this up a little, but it is good for those with delicate noses. The real selling point is the smoothness of the mixture. It really does feel like silk moving across the skin as it envelopes the body. I enjoy working up a rich and sultry lather and coating my body then leaving it to go stiff before rinsing off!
It rinses away like a treat and my skin always feels touchably soft after. I love the feel of my arms afterwards, they always feel especially velvet like. I also have another use for this product, I use it to prep the face before a shave. The soft formula is ideal to nourish the skin and gently open the pores and loosen the hair ready for a shave. This is a great trick for having a more comfortable shave. You could also use it as a shaving gel for your legs because it clings to the skin well. Overall a lovely smooth silky product for your bathroom.
Dove Supreme Cream Oil Fine Silk Body Wash
I have the occasional problems with dry rough skin which is certainly annoying when you lay in bed. It itches and itches and keeps me away until the deep into the night. Of course you can use your daily cream but now you have this in combination with a showergel and seemed a lot easier!
The bottle of Dove looks fine and is very similar to other bottles of Dove. It is not the easiest bottle that I have ever had because it is not easy to hold since you do not have much grip. Annoying especially when standing in the shower. Furthermore, it is a good bottle and the shower gel comes out easy. It also has all the necessary information as the brand name, product name, ingrediënts, and references where you can get more information.
The Dove Supreme Cream Oil Body Wash Silk FineReader has three functions. It must make sure that you are clean, it takes care of your skin and makes it soft. It is certainly the feeling I got when I exit the shower. My skin feels really soft and I don't really have a dry skin anymore. The shower cream is easy to apply and also spread out easily. It does feels a bit sticky but only in the beginning. The shower cream is then easy to rinse off.
The smell is fortunately not very noticiable because Dove products are mostly considered as a woman products and often have a more floral smell. Although it smells nice, it's not a scent I want to carry the whole day. This product smells like flowers, with a soft sweet smell. The fragrance evaporates quickly.
Experiencing rough skin is definitely not fun and it's something I particularly have during the winter but luckily for Dove Supreme Cream Oil Fine Silk Body Wash which gives me a easy solution. I know Dove really only because my mother often used this brand and for this reason I thought I better give it a try. I must say it's quiet nice and is very easy to easy to use since it's a body wash and body lotion in one. So you feel clean but it's also bye bye to your dry skin! It is perhaps not the cheapest product (around 3 pounds) but it's certainly a good product and I definitely recommend it.
As part of my Christmas presents, my husband bought me a wide range of different shower products, apparently to stop me spending so much money on them in Boots during the course of the year. I am gradually working my way through these products and the one I am currently using is the Dove Supreme Cream Oil Body Wash.
This particular version of the product comes in a pale bronze plastic bottle with a slight shimmer to it, giving an impression of a more luxurious product than the basic Dove range. It is branded as 'fine silk, with sheer silkening oil' and is described on the back of the packaging as 'a delicate blend of rich cream and sheer silkening oil'. The bottle has a flip-up lid at the bottom which is easy to use, even with wet hands in the shower. I am always pleased when it is easy to extract the shower product from the bottle as it can get very frustrating when you're struggling to unscrew bottle lids and squeeze out shower gel with wet hands.
The body wash itself is a very pale peach colour with an irridescent shimmer. You do not need to use very much to create a good lather especially if, like me, you use the product with one of those puffball things, and it has a subtle fragrance which smells slightly floral and slightly soapy to me. It is easy to apply to your skin and feels very luxurious as you massage it in. I also use it instead of a shaving gel and it is a very good subsitute for that due to the silky texture of the product. Rinsing it off in the shower is very easy and it does not leave any unwanted residue.
Results-wise, I have been very happy with the way this product performs. It really does seem to moisturise the majority of my skin, meaning that I can save time in the mornings by not having to apply a body moisturiser every day - invaluable when you have a newborn and a three year old demanding your attention! I don't think it is especially good on areas of excessively dry skin - it does help a bit, but if I get dry patches I do still need to apply moisturiser after using this product. I think that is understandable though - it's a fairly low-priced product and I would expect to pay quite a bit more for something to treat problem areas.
I got this product as part of a gift set - and will be reviewing other parts of that set when I've used them, but if you buy it as a single bottle it costs £2.48 in Boots for a 250ml bottle.
Overall, this is a great body wash product if you're on a budget, or even if you just fancy a change. A little bit goes a long way so the bottle should last a while and the results are better than I expected from something that is relatively cheap. It's not my favourite shower product (I'm still fairly dedicated to the Soap and Glory range) but I would definitely consider buying it again in the future.
When it comes to the brand that is Dove I really am a huge fan of the range. I find the shower and bath products really beneficial to my skin type and find them luxurious to use and at a price that I can afford to use them everyday if I so desire!
I spotted this costing £2.48 a bottle in Boots recently and as I hadn't seen it before decided that I really should buy it and treat myself! I like the sound of it being a 'Supreme' Cream Oil and felt that this would be kind to my dried out skin at the moment and after taking a sniff of it in the shop decided that the fragrance was very 'me' indeed!
White coloured plastic bottle with a flip-top opening to the top of it concealing a small hole. On the front of the bottle I am told that it is Dove (The dove symbol is displayed for this brand as usual), Supreme Cream Oil Beauty Care Body Wash 'With natural caring oil', that it contains 1/4 moisturising cream and there is a picture of what I assume is a drop of oil on there. On the back of the bottle other information given includes being told a bit about the product, ingredients and the size is stated (which in this case is 250ml) and contact details for Unilever are given (the manufacturer of the product). I like the shape of this bottle alot cos it reminds me of a tear in shape and it's easy enough to handle and all the information on it is very simply laid out and not too busy or mind boggling or anything like that!
A Bit About The Product According To The information Given 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 seriously caring shower experience.
Rich in oils, but not oily.
Deeply moisturising, but not heavy.
A beautiful contradiction.
The shower cream itself is a light peach colour and sort of iridescent. It has a sweet sort of fruity and floral aroma to it that really is very light indeed and rather luxurious and in my opinion and in my humble view very suitable for us girls in-particular.
Using it is easy. You don't need very much of it at all to get a lather going and the wash really does soothe and soften the skin as well as clean it. I was surprised it lathered up so well too considering it contains oils but it really does and whats more you can shave with it if you desire too. It rinses off the skin with ease and leaves skin soft, supple, clean and smelling lightly fragranced in a really lovely way.
The results on the skin with this are noticeable to me. My skin even appears more luminous and I feel deep down clean and as soft as silk to the touch! I love the delicate fresh smell left on my skin and love the way that it lightly hydrates me all day long and in a light and none greasy way! Yet again another lovely product from Dove and one I shall be sure to buy time and time again in the future I'm sure!
I paid £2.48 in Boots for my bottle but I have seen it in other supermarkets and chemists too (including Asda and Superdrug).
When the disappointment slowly decreased from the Eucalyptus episode shower gel of Molton Brown I recently received for Christmas, I went out to see what I could find from the Dove range for the New Year to soften my skin and feel a bit more luxurious without spending the odds. The latest shower gels and creams with the Dove branding seem to be ones that have been reduced in price possibly due to over supply from Christmas 2009 and as I love my bargains I couldn't resist picking up two-for-one purchases on Dove shower washes, taking an ordinary "standard" white shower wash for my mum, and this, the latest of a shower cream wash I've never really seen before, called "Dove Supreme Cream Oil Body Wash Fine Silk." If it wasn't for the heavy wording and it just read "Supreme," you'd think I was rambling on about chicken supreme. A 200ml bottle cost me £2 with the other Buy One Get One Free (BOGOF) at Morrisons whilst normal retail prices have this product priced between £2-99 and £3-20.
Up until now Dove shower washes/creams seem to be a do or die moment for me. Of the ranges I've tried in the past, their "Pro-Age," version seems to leave my skin with an oily sheen that is far more welcomed than their disappointing "Fresh Touch," range in the shower whilst the latter never seems to smell long lasting when toweling down. This "Supreme Cream," is contained in a shower gel-like bottle yet again and has a handy flip up lid. So much better designed than Sanex! Sadly the bottle is also uncannily like the colour of Chicken Supreme though; beige and gold being the colour of the day with a hint of glitter contained in the packaging and it is here that although it looks unashamedly feminine due to the softness of the packaging and the promise of silky, smooth skin, I should have tested the product's smell before I bought it!
In the shower when applied to a sponge, the off white cream feels quite luxurious to the touch and it lathers up quite well when applied to skin. After the initial applications I realized that Supreme Cream might well feel supreme due to it's added "silkening sheen oil," but that's as far as the luxury goes. If there's any oil in it, then the glistening factor only applies to the outer packaging! It's not like Pro-Age where you can see the oil content leaving skin looking shiny and feeling a little softer. When applied to dry skin however I felt no painful reaction from Supreme Cream, so it's good to know that this product at best can be used on sensitive skin without bringing me out in lumps. Being a shower cream made for softening skin isn't the best for cleaning hair and I found out the hard way getting an itchy scalp when I tried to wash my hair with this. Sadly my skin didn't glow when I emerged out of the shower either but my nose hairs were prickling me on the halo of scent that surrounded the whole shower cubicle.
The scent is slightly fruity, almost tangerine like on its highest tones surrounded by strong flowers and wood. It certainly is a luxurious scent the moment I put my nose to the top of the bottle. However something was troubling me on the point of exiting the shower and just sniffing the air before properly toweling down. Surely I didn't smell that bad since the day before shower I had had with Molton Brown? What was the smell pervading in the shower cubicle? The bathroom now smelt distinctly like human vomit! I went back into the shower, washed off the Dove Supreme Cream and applied again; yep the product definitely smells like vomit the second time around!
A quick look to the contents reveals tons of the usual scientific "horrific" names and words of product contents I don't have the patience to Google but one word stood out from me, from the root of a seed called "Helianthus," and the last word that has got me scared, "annuus." Yes folks, whilst this shower cream may be a bucket of crap it certainly has something akin to the proper word given to a human back passage with an extra "u." It turns out that it is related to the Sunflower! Gosh what a relief! Now that's the flowery content I could smell, but I think due to its extra helping in this shower cream, it turns the whole fruity/woody/flower formula into something that smells like puke when the shower is turned off and steam gets a chance to escape!
Which is more than can be said for this "Supreme Cream." When relating my disappointment to a friend of mine who adores Dove, she even remarked before I could get the words out about the name of this product, that there were some Dove shower creams that just don't do skin justice and ones that smells like "sick," before she knew exactly what I had bought! What a pity that once again for me, this Dove shower cream wash product doesn't really leave my skin feeling smooth and its scent is one of the least appetizing features going for it. Until Dove removes the Vomit overtones I'm not touching this product again with a barge pole. You've been warned! Back to "Pro-Age," or "Pure," and none of the "Puke," this shower cream smells of. Thanks for reading. ©Nar2 2010
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