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Santa was very good to me this year and I received a lot of Soap & Glory products. This came as part of a body butter set so it was a smaller than usual tub. You can buy the full size 300ml tub from Boots for £10.50.
The tub is a dark pink in colour and has the words Butter Yourself on the front the product is described as a 5 fruit 'super rich smoothing cream' This cream features the same fragrance as the Flirtigo body moisturising spray which is a mix of orange oil, green fig, pomelo and yuzu. The product contains fruit AHA's which help to exfoliate and remove dead skin cells which encouraging skin cell renewal.
The first thing I noticed when I opened this cream was the smell. I have to say I am not keen on it. I can smell the figs and I don't particularly like it. My Mum on the other hand likes the scent of this and also has the Flirtigo spray so it is definitely an acquired scent.
The cream is really thick in consistency and like others in the Soap & Glory range I have tried it gets stuck in my nails which is a bit annoying because it means I have to use a nail brush after applying this.
The tub advises you to rub this onto slightly damp skin after a shower or bath and to leave to absorb before getting dressed.
The cream absorbs well and I was able to get dressed within 5 minutes of applying this.
After using this my skin felt really smooth and my elbows that have been really tough lately were smoothed.
This cream gives good results and the moisturising effects are long lasting, my only issue with it is the smell it lingers on for hours after use and I really don't like the figness of it.
I wouldn't buy this again if I had been in Boots and smelt it first I would have left it on the shelf.
I would give this top marks for moisturising but 1 star for the smell so overall I think 2 stars is all I can give this.
Butter Yourself body butter was one of the body care products I bought in Boots when I decided to pumper myself a little bit. I love Soap&Glory and I was searching for a body butter, something more rich than body lotions or creams. I did a review about their body scrub too and that I loved its smell....this butter captivated me with the same or similar smell! I love it.
I've used almost whole jar now and I am sure I will buy it again, because even if I don't use it everyday (or in the summer when it's hot) I love to know that it is there and waiting for the bad skin moments and it will rescue my skin!
When you open the jar you see a very thick butter, smelling divine. After application and a bit of massage it dries and sinks very quick and I can really see my skin in better condition. Also next day when you wake up your skin still smells with this gorgeous scent.
It says it's enriched with exfoliating AHAs, orange water juice, shea butter, peppermint oil and fruitliquid fig. All these things you can actually smell and I feel much more confident knowing that it really is there (Shea Butter on the second place in the ingredient list!). I love its richness and that it creates something like a protective 'coat' for my skin when I go out or for a chilly days.
The packaging is a typical body butter jar, with a screwing lid. Not particularly comfortable when you use it during shower as its a bit slippery and design is very simple and slick (no ridges or something like that). But that's the only one minus and it;s really not a big thing!
I can recommend this product to everyone, because it gives me a bit or confidence that my skin gets what it needs:)))
Soap and Glory offer a range of body creams and today, I will be reviewing Butter Yourself 'Smoothing Body Cream'.
Butter Yourself contains a selection of fruits and moisturising ingredients to leave your skin super soft. It is also free from parabens. Ingredients in this body butter include peppermint oil, fig, orange waterjuice, shea butter and exfoliating AHAs. Those with allergies may wish to check the full ingredients list on www.boots.com. Butter Yourself is enriched with S&Gs 'Fruitigo' fragrance which is a blend of orange oil, frozen yuzu, pomelo essence and green fig. The same fragrance can be found in the Foam Call shower wash, the Pulp Friction body scrub and a body lotion.
This body cream is presented in a pink, plastic tub which has a screw top lid. The packaging is very girly in appearance but most importantly, is very practical to remove the body cream from but perhaps not as hygenic as a tube would be. As with other S&G products, there is a retro printed lid. It is worth noting that the tub can be recycled once empty and this body cream has a 24month shelf life from first opening.
~Where To Buy~
A 300ml tub of Butter Yourself can be bought from Boots and www.boots.com priced at £10.50. Boots currently offer S&G products on a 3 for 2 promotion.
I love the Soap and Glory brand and treat myself to their products occasionally. I particularly love their thick body butters and creams so couldn't resist buying Butter Yourself. My favourite in the range is Righteous Butter but I am always happy to try out their new products out of interest mainly and because I love trying new beauty products.
Butter Yourself is an absolute treat to apply whether before bed, after a morning shower or just whenever I want to give my skin a bit of pampering. The cream itself is pale peach in colour and super thick so you need to scoop it out the tub with your fingers. The cream is very rich in texture and once spread on to my skin, it spreads like a dream as it adopts a creamy and very soft consistency. I don't need to apply a lot of this for a positive effect. A small blob per area of skin is more than sufficient as the cream spreads so well.
I love the way this cream feels on my skin. I suffer from dry and sensitive skin and most recently, have had a little too much of the sun after a day out not realising how hot it actually was (silly I know) I was caught unaware so didn't have any aftersun in the house but applied some of this body cream to my arms whilst my fiance applied some to my back. The cooling sensation I experienced was immense. This cream feels cold and soothing and quickly took the heat out of my skin leaving it feel more comfortable.
As an everyday body cream, this performs really well. My thirsty skin drinks up the cream quickly and no residue is left on my skin. It is fair to say that the cream melts into my skin leaving it moisturised. Not only does my skin feel silky smooth to the touch, it feels pampered and moisturised deep down and gently exfoliated. I find it to work a treat on dry and rough patches of skin (elbows, tops of arms and knees) as it buffs the area gently and leaves it feel super smooth. The results last for most of the day when applied after my morning shower.I do like to use it alongside Pulp Friction for best results though but it will work alongside any body scrub. I use it alongside the body scrub once per week but on its own more frequently with excellent results. I find that my skin looks healthy and feels very refreshed which makes this an ideal product to use during the warmer months.
I like the scent of this body cream but can't say that I prefer it over the scent of Righteous Butter. It has the same scent as the body scrub so I had an idea of what to expect before I brought my tub home from Boots. The scent is quite strong when in the tub and can be a little overpowering at first. Once the cream has melted into my skin, the scent is a little more subtle but still has a refreshing, Summery and exotic air about it. It is a rich fruity aroma with a creamy, coconut undertone. A pleasant and highly appealing scent which is evident on my skin for a good few hours.
I would say that this one of my favourite body creams at the moment and this is mainly down to the cooling nature of it and the gorgeous Summery scent that it offers. This cream is very effective at delivering long lasting hydration to my dry skin and it smells absolutely lush. It is of a high quality and is extremely gentle against my sensitive skin. I would say that I still favour Righteous Butter but for different reasons. This is an excellent body cream which is luscious to use and represents good value for money as not much is needed per use. I apply it all over my body a few times per week and my 300ml tub is lasting well.
I recently did a car boot with my sister and as we were setting up in the morning, I noticed that she had brought a load of unopened Soap and Glory products with her and when she said she was selling them for 50p each, as you can imagine, I ended up spending a small fortune before I had even emptied the boot of my car!
The butter retails at around £10.50 for a 300ml tub, although this may seem a little on the expensive side for a body butter, however it is inline with the RRP of the Body Shops. The Soap and Glory products are available from Boots, both online and in store, what I do like about the range is that it is quite often on offer, whether that be 3 for 2 or buy one, get one half price. You can also pick some Soap and Glory products on places such as EBay and Amazon.
It comes in a plastic tub which measures around 3-4inches tall and about 3 inches in diameter, the colouring of the tub is in the trademark pink colour and is then decorated in stickers detailing the product. The lid is screw top and really easy to remove and reveals the butter.
I love the fragrance of the butter, I have it at the side of me now and have spent the last 10 minutes having a good sniff - the reason is, according to Boots, it contains the following fragrances: frozen yuzu, orange oil, green fig and jungle pomelo essence, but I am adamant I can smell a hint of coconut (although to be honest, I have no idea what yuzu smells like!) The fragrance reminds me of summer as it has quite a fresh element to it, its quite pleasant and fruity yet not too overpowering that it clashes with my perfume and it makes my skin smell gorgeous all day long.
Upon applying, I can tell that this is quality butter, it glides effortlessly over my skin and I don't have to rub too hard. It absorbs really easily and doesn't leave my skin with that greasy feeling however it does though give is a nice sheen which I believe is from the shea it contains. I suffer with dry skin on the lower part of my legs and this butter helps make them look in great condition and my legs, along with the rest of my body feels nice and smooth all day long. I find a little goes a long way with this; I really don't have to apply as much as I would a normal moisturiser, to cover the same area, I have been using the butter on a daily basis for nearly a month now and there is still quite a lot left.
Overall, from using this, my skin looks, feels and smells great so I would recommend but because the RRP is a little on the steep side, I would only give 4 out of 5 stars.
Thanks for reading.
This year for my birthday I mentioned to my lovely sister-in-law that I was out of body scrub and that a new tub would be quite nice and that I really liked the range from Soap and Glory. Not only did I get a tub of the Sugar Crush body scrub which I have had before and I absolutely love but I got a tub of this new Butter Yourself body cream. I was really nicely surprised as I hadn't tried that one before and was really excited to try it.
Want smoother, fresher, softer skin? Just...... butter yourself.
This is what it says on this tub of amazing new body cream from Soap and Glory, Butter Yourself. It is described as a five fruits super rich smoothing body cream and comes in a new fruitigo fragrance with notes of frozen yuzu, orange oil, green fig and jungle pomelo essence.. According to the tub it says it also comes with exfoliating AHA's, orange water juice, shea butter, peppermint oil and fruitliquid fig.
The scent is absolutely amazing. It's so different from their signature scent but in my opinion they've done it again, hit on a truly amazing smell that is both intoxicating and different to any other body lotion I have smelt before. This may be my new favourite Soap and Glory product, and believe me, I have quite a few. The scent is really quite strong when you first apply it and definitely the scent that comes through as dominant for me is the orange citrus flavour. The scent of this body cream is quite sharp and tangy and the smell lasts quite a long time on my skin. The initial deep intoxicating smell does fade but when I smell my skin hours after applying this lotion I can still smell it and it settles down into a nice smelling body lotion.
The body cream itself is white and really quite thick and has a really nice whipped consistency to it. It goes onto my skin really well and soaks in quite quickly but is very thick and luxurious. I can definitely detect the shea butter in the lotion as I think that's what makes it really soft and shiny and it really works to smooth my skin.
The body cream comes in the same whimsical packaging as all of the other Soap and Glory products. Its a round pink tub with a picture of a girl doing the bicycle exercise move on it. The tub has a big screw top lid so it makes it really easy to get into the cream and scoop out a big dollop of cream. The tub contains 300ml of cream.
I think this is a fantastic addition to the Soap and Glory range and one I definitely recommend.
Well if the quirky product name and gorgeous pink packaging on the image above didn't give it away then I'll tell you now. Soap and Glory is a very popular UK based brand, which 'in my opinion' is dominating the market at the moment. It has a very quirky, modern yet retro feel to the brand and this shows through in the packaging. This particular product has a black & white pin up type model on the top lid, with lots of quirky quotes scattered around the rest of the tub. The brand are also well known for their risqué product names and gorgeously girly and pink packaging. The brand is one that I'm incredibly drawn to and, yes I do get suckered in by the marketing (dam it they got me ...and everyone else too I'm sure).
Were to buy
Your main point of call for this product is Boots, however I have seen it scattered around Ebay and Amazon too, however I prefer to buy from Boots as they almost always have loads of good offers on. 3 for 2 is their main winner and can save you a lot of money; so I always tend to hang on for these style of offers to pop up. Soap and Glory as brand, as mention above is becoming ever more popular now; this means that their products get some massive coverage in the Boots Christmas range too. A lot of their gift sets come with a variety of products, and I've already spotted one this year in "The showers that Glee" set.
Product & Claims
The product is a body butter which states: "Five Fruits - Super rich smoothing body cream, with Fruitgo fragrance with notes of frozen yuzu, orange oil, green fig." It also contains shea butter and peppermint oil" Now with my other product reviews I'm not the best at describing the scent, however what I will say is that I can definitely smell the scent of mint coming through the product. Now I'm not entirely sure what fruitliquid fig smells like, however the product does have a very distinctive smell to it, which I presume is this. Finally I find that when I put my nose right into the product I can smell something quite fresh and light, almost cold like (I think this may be the orange water juice pushing through too.)
The actual product contents is a thick white cream, however when you scoop this into your hands it feels very moist too. It's thick enough to not run or drip, but also has enough movement in there to really let the product sink into the skin. Some body butters are that thick that it's a struggle to move it around and spread into the body, however this moves freely and really does have a nice consistency. It makes the skin feel moisturised and has a nice 'cooling' effect on the skin too.
Butter Yourself Vs Righteous butter
One of Soap & Glory's most popular and longest running products in my opinion is their righteous butter, which is very similar to this one I am reviewing. In fact the only reason I ended up purchasing this product is because I thought it was the original righteous butter. When I got home and tried the product I realised the smell was different to it's competitor and the packaging slightly different; when I looked online I realised they was different products, as opposed to my original thought that they had just re-branded. Personally I feel this product is better than the original. 1. Because it's Paraben free, as opposed to its rival which has a big old 5. It's been a while since I used the righteous butter, but from what I can remember that product is a lot thicker, too thick in my opinion as it's too difficult then to blend and work the product into the skin. Both are also the same size and same price.
* Paraben free
* Lot goes a long way
* Thick yet workable and sinks into the skin
* Cooling and refreshing
I don't always use body butters or lotions, however I should really as you really notice a difference from before and after you use these types of products. I think to buy this alone is very expensive, and don't think it's a product I could justify. I would much rather wait for a 3 for 2 offer, or wait for the Christmas gift boxes. I think it's a great product though and prefer it much more over the original righteous butter. I am however going to narrow it down by 2 stars due to it's extreamly high price and the fact that there are plenty other products on the market which do just as good a job.
I am a big fan of Soap & Glory and nothing comes close to the Righteous Butter for me, but when I saw the brands latest butter addition I couldn't help but snap it up.
What does it do?
The aptly names, 'Butter Yourself', is described as being a five fruit super rich smoothing body cream. It promises to leave your skin feeling smoother, fresher and softer. It contains both exfoliating and moisturising ingredients.
How does it work?
The product contains a chemical exfoliant. This means that is sloughs the dead skin cells off using a chemical reaction, rather than an abrasive one so it is completely gentle on the skin.
It contains Shea Butter which is one of nature's greatest moisturisers. It hydrates the skin to its deepest levels and also nourishes it with vitamins and minerals which strengthen and protect it.
Also included is Orange Waterjuice to tighten and brighten the skin and to leave it looking more toned. You'll also find some Peppermint Oil and Fruitliquid fig to energise and invigorate the skin.
How do you use the product?
The product is to be used in the same way as any other body butter. It is to be applied to skin that has been cleansed. You can apply the product all over the body and it can be used as often as required.
Packaging and Price
The product is packaged in much the same way as the Righteous Butter which is in a circular tub except this new product is a hot pink colour. It has the same sort of retro pictures as is to be expected from the brand and there is some extra information on the pot. It has a screw top lid and which makes it easy to access the product.
The product costs around £10 for 300ml and it can be bought from Boots and from the Soap & Glory website. It is frequently available on the 3 for 2 offers in Boots.
The product has been infused with the Fruitigo fragrance which has notes of frozen yuzu, orange oil, green fig and jungle pomelo essence. The butter has a very strong citrus smell that is invigorating and refreshing. It is very summery but if you don't like the aroma, it's going to be too strong to ignore it if you don't like it.
The cream has a deep white colour and it has a very thick consistency as you would expect from a butter. Despite it being thick, it still glides onto the skin easily and it is absorbed quickly. You don't need to use much to get the desired results and although the cream is very white it doesn't make you look pale.
It leaves a slightly greasy feeling and sheen on the skin which you don't get with the Righteous Butter and it does leave me feeling a little bit unclean. It does pass with time but the feeling is with me for a few hours.
It does make the skin softer and smoother after a while, and if you like the aroma then you will smell delicious and the fragrance will stay on your skin for ages. I'm not too sure about the exfoliating property as it is a strange concept without abrasive particles but my skin is smooth and it gets rid of all my dry skin, even on my knees.
It moisturising properties are very long lasting and I don't feel the need to reapply the product until the next day. It is very rich and luxurious. I wouldn't ever replace my Righteous Butter with this product but I will happily carry on using it along side.