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I am really fond of the Body Shop body butters and I do own quite a lot of them! Some of the aromas are not exactly my cup of tea, while others smell good enough to eat. One thing that they all have in common however is that they all leave my skin feeling really soft and smooth. My latest purchase was the Vineyard Peach Body Butter.
What does the product do?
The product promises to leave the skin as soft as a peach by giving it hydration that lasts up to 24 hours. The butter claims that it will be quickly absorbed to make your skin softer and smoother instantly. It also promises to leave you smelling as sweet as a peach! It contains Shea butter and Cocoa butter to moisturise the skin deeply leaving it hydrated and in a better condition. Further moisturisation is provided by Peach kernal oil and Sesame Oil.
Packaging and Price
The product comes contained within a circular tub which has a screw top lid. The lid has a picture of a juicy peach on the top and the tub is peach in colour. There's no getting away from the fact that this is a peach product! It will normally cost you £13 for 200ml of the butter but it is currently on sale for half price at the moment. It can be bought from your local Body Shop or from their online website.
Application and Performance
The product itself smells exactly like fresh peaches and it is evident from the minute you remove the lid. It really fruity and it is quite a summer fragrance. The product has a rich and thick texture which is what you would expect from a butter and it is also peach in colour. Due to the way the product is packaged, you can easily access the exact amount of the butter that you want to so there is no wastage. It will get under your nails if you have long nails so you may prefer to use a spatula. The butter glides easily over the skin and even though the consistency is thick, you don't need to use much of the product in order to get the desired results. It instantly makes the skin feel hydrated and it removes feeling of dryness and tightness straight away.
It removes the appearance of dry and dull skin and instantly brightens the skin and makes it look in a better condition. The formula is absorbed into the skin just as quickly as promised so you can dress quickly after you have applied the product or crawl into bed without any worries or staining the sheets. My skin feels really soft and smooth after use and it does help even with my tricky dry spots such as my knees and elbows. The peachy scent stays on my skin for quite a while after application which is a positive in my eyes! The butter keeps my skin hydrated for the promised 24 hours. I will reapply the product in the evening after first applying it in the morning but that's because I like it, not because I need to!
All in all, this works just as well as the other butters in the collection. It is absorbed quickly by my skin and it makes my skin feel instantly more hydrated. It makes my skin feel softer and smoother, and it looks like it's in a better condition straight away. It smells exactly like fresh peaches and it stays on the skin long after use. This is another lovely body butter by the Body Shop.
I admit I am a Body Shop addict but what's there not to love? They offer a wide range of high quality (at least, in my opinion) cosmetics and their body care products smell fantastic. In addition, the Body Shop is a company of great ethos: it is committed to social causes such as supporting charity and most recently, they campaign against sex trafficking. Many of the ingredients in their products are fair trade and their cosmetics are not tested on animals. Only the prices may be slightly off-putting as not everyone can afford a £12 body butter or a £6 shower gel (especially not in the current economic climate). I usually go bargain-hunting during sale time as nothing makes me as happy as finding a good deal!
As peach is one of my favourite fruit, I was bound to buy Peach Body Butter. It is supplied in a round plastic pot with a lid at the top. The only thing that differentiates it from other BS butters is the colour: it is pale pink; with a very appetizing picture of a peach on the lid that contains some basic information about the product. Further information (such as ingredients) can be found on a separate white and black sticker at the bottom of the container.
Opening it couldn't be easier: just twist the lid to the left. The body butter is pale orange (its colour is almost identical to that of the container) and smells of... peaches. The scent isn't artificial at all; it is very sweet and tempting (it was a challenge to stop myself from eating it!). Similarly to other Body Shop products, its scent is rather intense but thankfully not overwhelming. I couldn't really notice when it disappeared as I got used to it quite quickly.
Its texture is fairly thick (after all, it's a butter!) but it is very easy to apply. I just put some of it on my hands (but not much as I feel only a small amount is needed) and spread it all over my body, massaging it gently into my skin. The skin absorbs it fairly quickly - I never felt it was 'sticking' to my clothes.
Among the ingredients we can find Community Trade cocoa butter and shea butter. The producer promises 'intense, creamy skin conditioning and softening' and it is suitable for all skin types. It is not far from the truth. As I use it mostly before I go to bed, I can notice that my skin is noticeably smoother and softer in the morning. There are no dry patches on my skin (e.g. on elbows and suchlike) and I really like using it after shaving as it soothes irritation. As my skin is normal (with tendency to get dry here and there), I feel it is enough to use the body butter once a day. Even when I feel lazy for a day or three or forget to apply it, the condition of my skin does not deteriorate at all.
One pot of 200ml lasted me for about two months of regular (almost daily) use so I found it good value for money.
Unfortunately, the product is no longer in regular sale. I paid £6.00 for mine during sale and I really hope I will still be able to purchase this fantastic body butter. I can definitely recommend it.
Thank you for reading my review.
I am gradually growing a collection of body butters from The Body Shop. I think these are the best body butters around (well perhaps jointly with Soap & Glory) and certainly they have the widest range of varieties or flavours.
Though they are normally quite pricey, £12.50 for a full size 200ml pot and £5 for a smaller trial or travel pot, at Christmas and sometimes in the summer sales, they do a clearout sale when they get rid of the varieties that have not proved so popular with customers and either they have too many of, or they are going to discontinue. Of course, these sales are quite popular so the better ones go fast but it's great to be able to get a full size one for the travel size price.
In one of these sales I picked up the peach version. This comes in a soft orange coloured shallow pot. I really like these pots as opposed to any kind of tube because you can scoop it out so easily and it's easy to get to it all. On the front is a picture of a cut up peach. This is said to moisturise all skin types.
Unlike some of the body butters they do at The Body Shop, this one is slightly more solid than some of its counterparts. If you stick your finger in the pot, you can't just brush some onto your finger tip lightly you acutally have to swipe at it as it were.
The butter itself is peach coloured and the smell is amazing. It is the most realistic smell of peaches. If you didn't know, you'd think there was a bowl of fruit in front of you. I think of all their fruit varieties, this is the one that most closely resemebles the smell of the actual fruit.
It's not greasy and rubs into the skin quite easily though not quite as easily as some of the softer more fluggy butters. It does make your skin look and smell good though and leave it feeling moisturised for some times aftter. I can quite often feel it the following day when washing my legs because your hands flow over your skin so much easier.
One of the best fruity ones around...
A couple of years ago I received a gift set from the Body Shop as a Christmas present and it included one of their body butters.
At the time I was very dubious about using body butter as I expected it to be really greasy and oily, but I was so wrong that I am now a real fan of most of the Body Shop Body Butters, obviously liking some of them more than others.
After Christmas I was in the Body Shop and noticed that they had the Peach Body Butter in the sale for £5 instead of the usual price of £12.20 so I decided to treat myself.
As always the packaging looked really smart as it was in a pretty peach coloured circular screw topped pot with a picture of a peach cut in half on the top. The top was sealed to the bottom of the pot with a clear plastic seal so that it could not be tampered with before purchase.
I removed the seal and as I unscrewed the lid the lovely fragrance of peaches wafted up to greet me. The butter itself is a sort of peachy colour which isn't exactly a surprise now is it? It looked glossy and fairly solid almost like a soft slab of butter.
I knew what to expect from the body butter as I have already tried quite a few of them and loved them.
I ran my fingers across the top of the butter and scooped a small amount out and began to apply it to my skin. As usual it was absorbed into my skin almost immediately. My skin felt soft and smooth and smelled lovely without being the slightest bit greasy - oh, I do love Body Shop Body Butters!
When I first started using the Body Butters I took a look at the website and found out that the Body Shop Body Butters are all made from cocoa butter with various different added fragrances and since cocoa butter melts at body temperature this is why the body butter is so easily absorbed into the skin.
The fragrance is light and lovely and it does remain on my skin for most of the day - I often get a whiff, especially if I am warm.
In addition to the cocoa butter the Peach Body Butter contains sunflower seed oil which is rich in essential fatty acids that help restore skin smoothness and suppleness whilst apparently rebuilding the skin's barrier function. It also contains peach kernel oil which moisturises and fragrances the skin
There is also some information on the website explaining what the various ingredients of the Body Butter are good for.
The other fragrances of body butters available from the Body Shop are pink grapefruit (gorgeous), Japanese cherry blossom (haven't smelled this one yet), vanilla spice (too strong for me), Vitamin E (take it or leave it), moringa (fantastic smell), coconut (yuk no thanks!), cocoa butter (not keen), Shea butter (not keen), strawberry (too sweet), Satsuma (very nice), mango (very nice), Brazil nut (no thanks), olive (yuk no!), papaya (yes, yes) and hemp (take it or leave it).
There are often offers available during the year and of course at Christmas we get the lovely gift sets. It is also worth noting that if you have a Body Shop Love Yourself card you will also get 10% of every order and, if you shop through Quidco you will get a further 15% cash back so there are certainly bargains around if you look for them.
I think I have tried almost all of the body butters now - apart from the ones that don't smell very nice to me - but if I find another one to try I shall be sure to tell you about it!
I love the Body Shop body butters and try to buy them whenever they are in the sale. I have tried other brands but somehow they just don't do it for me and I keep coming back to the Body Shop.
The Peach Body Butter is certainly no exception to the rule and I was treated to a tub in the January Sales (thanks mum!). I hadn't tried this particular scent before and I was not disappointed. It is a light, fruity scent and the creamy texture of the butter makes it more like a pudding rather than moisturiser.
The tub is a practical flat one, which sits nicely on your dressing table, or in the bathroom cabinet and despite dropping it, throwing it around and general clumsliness, due to the thickness of the contents, there are no message spillages to wipe up.
A normal size tub lasts for ages as well, as you don't need very much of the butter to do the job. Despite the fact that I have very very dry skin, I have always found the body butter to be effective and give my skin what it needs.
The Body Shop Peach Body Butter
Description: Body butter.
I am a big fan of beauty products and like to try lots of new things, along with having old favourites (usually from Lush!) which I keep going back to.
I consider myself to be quite lucky because there is a Body Shop outlet in the Royal Quays outlet near where I live (Tyne and Wear). This is great because it allows me to save money on the products that I buy (and try new ones of course!) as they sell them cheaper than the high street stores.
The Body Shop never test on animals and also use Fair Trade ingredients where possible.
This body butter comes in an orange plastic tub with a screw off lid. The 200ml tub will cost you £5.
I do love the Body Shop body butters because they are extremely thick and really hydrate my skin, leaving it soft and moisturised. Unfortunately, this one isn't a favourite as I find the peach fragrance a little sickly. It is very sweet and in my opinion, a little overpowering. One of the best things about these body butters is the way that in addition to moisturising, they also scent your skin but of course, if you don't like the smell, then it quickly becomes annoying!
On a positive note, the body butter is thick and really easy to apply. It is quickly absorbed and doesn't leave skin feeling greasy. It certainly helps to get rid of dry skin and leaves you feeling softer all over, and if you like the smell of peaches, then chances are that you will love this.
Only 2 Dooyoo stars from me, simply because I am not keen on the fragrance, but it is great apart from that!
This is one of my favourite Body Butters from the Body Shop. It smells amazing, particularly because it reminds me of my holidays in Italy and Spain. Drinking peach tea by the beach. I absolutely love the smell of peach and when I was rummaging around the shop for good sales on boxing day, I came across the peach body butter. Apparently this is a limited product and when it finishes they won't get any more back in (until next boxing day that is).
I'm a little peeved off that I can only get this once a year, so I have stocked up. I bought 3 and at £5 each it's much better than buying 1 at £12(ish). Body Butters are great for moisturising and it looks like there is at least one that everyone will like. This is my new favourite as well as others but the price is fantastic. I would love for all the body butters to be in the sale but that's just wishful thinking.
Anyway I noticed in the shop they have other special ones on sale like raspberry, blueberry etc that you can't normally buy. So if your a body shop lover or a sales lover or just want to try something new I suggest you try this one or find your favourite (hopefully on sale).
Let me know how you all get on.
Peace and love and body butters xxx
I have countless body butters and body lotions in the house, but still found myself purchasing another one a few weeks ago. I was in the Body Shop going a little crazy buying all manner of other things that I didn't really need either, when I noticed a few of the Body Butters were on sale. After much deliberation, I decided on the peach, and have been using it ever since.
Like the other body butters in the range this comes in a large pot with a screw top lid. The colours of the body butters correspond to the ingredients, therefore this one is peach in colour, and the label has the obligatory photograph of a peach on it too. Although I acknowledge that it would be difficult to put a product this thick into a tube, I am still not keen on pots, because firstly I'm not sure how hygienic they are, when you're sticking your fingers into them every day, and secondly I hate that you inevitably end up with loads of gunk under your fingernails!
The body butter contains peach kernel oil to give it that great peach scent as well as fairly traded cocoa butter and Shea butter which are both known to be excellent moisturisers. When I was in the shop, I must admit, that I absolutely loved the scent of this product. I love the smell of peaches anyway, but when I got home, my opinions changed slightly, and I felt the peach smell was a little bit overpowering. I still think this to some degree, but it is mainly heady and strong whilst still in the tub, and once on the skin, it settles down a lot and is not so sickly.
One of my favourite things about this product, has got to be its texture. In the tub it feels quite solid, but as you scoop it out, it softens slightly with the heat of your fingers. It's a fairly thick body butter, but it sort of melts into your skin and even a relatively small amount will cover a large area of skin, making this fairly good value for money.
As you rub it in, the lovely, fresh peachy smell comes out, but it does take quite some time to sink into the skin. In fact, it leaves quite a greasy layer on the skin for some time, which is quite inconvenient, as I feel I have to wait before I get dressed for fear of my clothes sticking to me.
In terms of moisturising, however, this is brilliant. I have fairly dry, eczema prone skin, and I need a good, intensive moisturiser to combat the dryness and keep my skin looking and feeling hydrated and healthy. This body butter certainly does that, and keeps my skin moisturised and feeling nourished.
A 200ml tub of this normally retails at £12.50 from the Body Shop, but I got mine on sale at £6.25 which seems more reasonable.
Overall, I thought this was a nice body butter, if you like the smell of peaches, then you should enjoy the scent, and it provides great, intense moisturisation for the skin, while the unusual texture makes it feel very luxurious. My main gripe is the fact that it takes so long to sink into the skin, but if that is something you feel you would be able to put up with, then I would recommend giving this product a try.
As a fan of The Body Shop for many years - indeed when they first opened - I am always keen to try their products. The fact they are not tested on animals and also try to incorporate as much fair Trade or Community ingredients as possible is also appealing to me anyway.
I have tended to use the cocoa butter and the mango body butters over the years however I was drawn to this one at the weekend for two reasons:
1. My mum had bought me the hand wash and it smelt absolutely amazing - you only needed a tiny amount as well so it will last a while; and
2. It was half price.
I won't kid people that The Body Shop is not the cheapest place to buy beauty products however, besides their ethical qualities, their products are very often vey good quality and last a long time which does help when spending the little extra.
The Body Butter
This is a very luxurious creamy body butter which is reasonably thick in consistency but not gloopy. It also absorbs quickly and doesn't sit thick on the top of the skin. I would wait a few minutes if using this before getting dressed however, just to make sure you absorb it all in.
The fragrance is a wonderful summery peachy smell - very peachy and makes me actually feel quite happy when I smell it. It reminds me of peaches we got as a kid - they were a bit of a luxury so the smell of a fresh, juicy peach stays with you for years.
The scent can be a bit overpowering so if you are not used to these then stay away however I like to use this in summer after a shower before we go out and I don't then tend to wear scent. I think these are fabulous when you go on holiday as well as they are very rich but easily absorbed and good for tanned or sunburnt skin.
The butter does help alleviate dry skin - I would perhaps choose something a bit less fragranced if you have eczema or other complaints as it may exacerbate it.
The packaging is the usual plastic lidded broad flat pot that all of the Body Shop butters are supplied in - it is fully recyclable. Packaging is good but perhaps peoples with small hands or arthritic joints may struggle to get their full hand span around the lid to open and close it. Especially if hands are greasy from using the butter, this might be an issue
Usually at full price The Body Shop body butters are £12.50 each however, shop around as they often do deals such as 3 for 2 or 2 for £20 or half price in the sales - although certain preferred "flavours" may be restricted.
Overall, if you want a girly, lovely rich body butter with a brilliantly, fresh and clean scent, The Body Shop Peach Body Butter is definitely the way to go.
I love the range of body butters at Body Shop although i have noticed how they have crept up in price significantly over the years so i definitely think it's worth shopping about online to get a better deal. They sometimes have deals instore where you can buy two for twenty pounds and that sort of thing which makes them a little more affordable but still more than they ever used to be. It has community traded shea butter and cocoa butter so you feel like you are doing your bit to support people in the countries where they source these ingredients but also shea and cocoa butter are fantastic moisturisers. The peach oil that is added gives a wonderful fragrance and helps to moisturise skin although i wouldn't say this is one of the best ones for really dry skin as there are some of the other fragranced ones that have a thicker consistency which is better for dry skin. It's really good for me though and it's easy to use - i just smother it on after a shower and my boyfriend always comments on how nice i smell!
**** Introduction ****
Here is yet another body shop product that I have recently purchased, from a body shop party that I held.
I hosted a party and because my party cleared over four hundred pounds
in sales I was given just over one hundred and eighty pounds in body shop credit, that could be spent on anything within the product catalogue.
I opted to buy a body butter as this was something I have used in thew past and I have really like the way that mosturise and care for my skin, the only thing I had to be careful about was the scent of the butter as some can be very overpowering.
The body shop consultant has a new flavour available in the form of peach scented butter so I thought would give it a try.
**** The Product ****
This comes in a small 50ml or larger 200ml plastic tub with a screw off cap, the tub and packaging itself is very appealing as it is pale orange in could and has a picture of peaches on the front, therefore it is very east to identify what flavour it is.
Upon opening the tub you are hit with a light peachy fragrance that is not at all sickly smelling but sweet and refreshing. After this is applied the scent lingers for a while but not long enough to stop you wearing it through the day because of a strong fruity smell.
The butter is very thick and is cream in colour, but in different lights this also has a hint of orange to it.
I always apply this after showering and I find that it is very easy to apply to your body and absorbs very quickly, making it hassle free to apply.
The smaller tub costs £5.00 and the larger one costs £12.00.
**** My Views ****
I personally this has just the same benifits as any other Body Shop butter I have used in the past, it instantly moisturises and clears dry spots leaving my skin soft to look at and touch with out leaving it with a greasy sheen that some body butters leave you with.
As this was a scent I have never tried let alone heard of I just had to try it, I am so glad as I really like it and for me it is on a par with the almond and cocoa butters that are currently on sale.