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Brand: Bio Oil / Texture: Cream / Type: Moisturiser / Subcategory: Oil / Contents/Size: 200ml

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      11.03.2014 20:49

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      An excellent oil which really works

      I had some mild stretch marks after giving birth. I was not too concerned by them but the advert for Bio Oil on television kept jumping out at me. I resisted buying it for a long time but when I saw it on special offer in Boots I bought it. To me it was worth a try without spending too much. I am so glad I did try it. I found it easy to apply. It glided onto my tummy and was quickly absorbed. It was very moisturising on my skin which had became very dry during pregnancy. I was able to dress soon after applying it. After using the oil every day for 8 weeks my stretch marks are much reduced. Using the oil became a daily routine. I began to see stretch marks reducing and this motivated me to continue using it. I would recommend the oil to anyone with stretch marks.

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      12.02.2014 17:19

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      Bio oil kept my skin shiny and soft but did nothing else to help improve my skin

      I've seen all the adverts and articles about the amazing bio oil which us meant to reduce the appearance of stretch marks , scars etc so when I saw it on an offer at boots and thought why not try it out so I decided to purchase it. I hated the consistency and texture or the oil straight away but I decided to give it ago if this does help improve small of the scars and stretch marks I have on my body. I used the product twice a day for over a month and didn't noticed any difference apart from that my skin was softer and shiner which I could of gotten using a normal cream. I've stopped using it and gave it to my mum , bio oil is not for me , I'm glad i purchased this on a offer because this is not worth the full priced charged in shops.

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      03.02.2014 20:10

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      Good!

      Although the scars I had were very small and barely visible I knew they were there so I wanted gone. When I was a tot I had a nasty fall down the stairs and I bit through my lip twice. I was left with tiny scars. I wasn't thinking that this product would do the trick but to my surprise it did! Although pricey if your looking for something that works then this is the product for you. It also moisturises. My scars have become less visible now. The only thing that puts me off is the price. It's quite a lengthy process too, I had to use for about 6 months every day to get the results I got. I've heard it works great on stretch marks too! Defo worth a try, don't be put off by the price because it does pay! I would recommended. Thanks for reading

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      21.01.2014 09:38

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      a good all rounder

      I first used bio oil on a couple of small facial scars (quite substantial scars which were left after surgery to remove moles). My first thought was that it was quite an expensive product and seemed like you didn't get much for your money. However I soon realised that you need very little of the product and just a small amount on your fingertips goes a very long way. The bio oil has allovely smell to it, unlike any other cosmetic products I have tried but rather pleasant. When applied to the skin it feels very silky and makes the skin soft without being greasy. Bio oil claims to reduce scarring but I am unsure how effective it is -the facial scarring has reduced quite a lot since surgery but I didn't apply bio oil every day and I am not sure whether the reduction in scarring would have been different without the use of bio oil. However there is certainly no downside to using this product. Bio oil also says it can be used on areas of very dry skin and on the sensitive skin under the eyes. I have tried using bio oil on dry skin on my elbows and it is very moisturising without being greasy but I am not sure I would buy bio oil just for use as a moisturiser. I have also tried using it under the eyes - it doesn't irritate this sensitive area (and I have very sensitive skin) but it takes a while to absorb and isn't good as a base for makeup. The other main use for bio oil is for the reduction of stretch marks. I recently had a baby and applied bio oil every week or so. I didn't apply it daily but just used a small amount on the stomach area about once a week. It did seem to take a while to absorb (perhaps as the skin was being stretched during pregnancy) and so I had to wait a while to get dressed so my clothes weren't greasy. Only a very small amount of oil was needed even in the last few months of pregnancy to cover the bump. I have no stretch marks at all now my baby is here, only a small amount of wrinkled skin around my belly button and the midwives even commented on the skin on my stomach looking very healthy and well looked after. I'm not sure how effective bio oil is in the claims it makes regarding scars and stretch marks but my skin does look healthy after using it. Considering the price and how little product is needed I would say that bio oil is a great all round product to have in the house.

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      15.01.2014 12:16
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      Worth the money

      Last year was the first time I noticed I had some stretch marks on the back of my thighs. I have never been pregnant or had any kind of weight issues and they just seemed to appear from nowhere. As a young woman I can admit that they really started to bother me and I felt quite self conscious about them. I didn't really want to wear shorts in the summer or on nights out etc. Now let me just say that the stretch marks were not hugely prominent or vast and anybody else would probably say "you can barely see them" but I'm sure people can relate when I say that once I knew they were there myself that was enough to make me want to find a way to get rid of them. After reading lots of rave reviews about bio oil and also getting recommendations from friends I decided to go out and get it. I've always been a bit cynical about products like this but I thought it was worth a try as it was bothering me so much. I went to Boots and bought a 200 ml bottle for £19.99. It comes in a clear bottle so you can see the orangey colour oil inside and has a white lid. The packaging is very plain with nothing fancy or gimmicky. It almost looks quite clinical which I suppose made me take it a bit more seriously. The bottle comes in a white box which explains what it is and how to use it. I bought it a while ago but I'm pretty sure there's a leaflet inside with instructions and precautions etc. Bio-oil can be used for scars, stretch marks, uneven skin tone, ageing skin and dehydrated skin. Although bio-oil can never remove things such as scars and stretch marks ( and it doesn't claim to ) it does claim to reduce their appearance on the skin therefore making them less noticeable. It is formulated using plant extracts and vitamins in an oil base. It also contains a 'breakthrough ingredient' called PurCellin oil which lightens the consistency of the oil ensuring all the goodness is absorbed. I used the oil twice a day as recommended and I first noticed a real change around a month later. My stretch marks had lightened significantly and I was really impressed with the result. I also noticed it generally improved the look and feel of my skin. It felt really soft and helped to even out my skin tone and make blemishes less visible. When applying remember that a little goes a long way- a few drops is enough. If you use too much it is wasted and your skin will just feel greasy and all of it will not sink in properly. I also use this whenever I have a bath by simply pouring a few drops into my bath water. This made my skin feel amazing afterwards and I would definitely recommend giving it a try. Not too much though, nobody would want an overly oily bath! The one thing I don't like about this product is the feel of it on my skin. I just hate the oily almost greasy texture but as it's an oil I don't feel I can criticise it for this as it is to be expected of course. Once the oil sinks in it feels fine and that doesn't take long at all. I would definitely recommend this product. Although I don't know how well it would work on more severe stretch marks, it worked very well on mine and I'm no longer cynical about products that make similar claims. All in all I'm really impressed with bio-oil and think it is worth the price tag. Although £19.99 is a lot of money, it is a lot of product which lasts a fairly long time- mine lasted around three months. I know I will be repurchasing for the foreseeable future! Thank you Bio-Oil!

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      13.01.2014 21:13

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      An excellent oil to prevent stretch marks and help scars heal

      Being pregnant can be such a glorious and exciting time for any woman, but if like me you are worrying about how it will leave your body, then please do not worry! Throughout my pregnancy I used Bio Oil day and night and several times in between to avoid those nasty, unsightly stretch marks that pregnancy can leave you with. Now I know a lot of women are proud of their stretch marks, but personally I just didn't want any and wanted to be stretch mark free at the end of my pregnancy. And so used Bio Oil on the advice of many women before me. I started very early on in my pregnancy and applied the oil day and night, applying it everywhere, all over my body to ensure that I gave myself the best chance of preventing stretch marks. Bio Oil is very light in texture and I found that a little oil went a long way. I also love the smell of Bio Oil, so it is quite nice to apply too. Having used Bio Oil throughout my pregnancy, and afterwards for a couple of months too, I can happily say that I have no stretch marks whatsoever. In recent times I have also used Bio Oil to prevent scarring on my face, and I have found it works particularly well here too.

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      27.11.2013 21:11
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      My Mum is a new woman!

      Although I normally own review products I have used myself, I have to make an exception this evening to review Bio Oil - a wonderful product that my Mum has been using over the past few weeks. Ever since her late 40s, my Mum has suffered from moderate psoriasis (She's now mid 50s.) The severity of it can fluctuate, but its always worse in the winter. She's tried various dietary changes and countless creams, lotions and potions, and nothing has ever worked - until now. When I went to see her yesterday for the first time in a couple of weeks, I couldn't get over how amazing she looked. Her skin was smooth and positively radiant; like she had lost 10 years over night. Of course, I told her and asked her what she had been using. She pulled out from her handbag a small bottle of Bio Oil. I'd seen various adverts about this product, but mainly for scarring and stretch marks so I had never thought to recommend it to my Mum for her psoriasis. However, after doing some research herself, she decided to give it a go. She told me that she started to notice changes within a week, and the condition had completely cleared after two. She now only applies a very small layer twice a day; once in the morning and once before bed, after exfoliating. It seems like a very good value product as well, as she paid £8.99 for a bottle she isn't even half way through. She has spent hundreds of pounds on very expensive moisturisers in the past - who knew the perfect product could be available in the local supermarket. I can't speak highly enough of this product and the wonders it has worked for my mum. She's now a bundle of positive, confident energy once again, just like she used to be. I just wish she could have discovered it sooner!

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        15.09.2013 10:00
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        Useful product but expensive

        I purchased bio oil a few months after having my child as heard it was great for stretch marks, I never really got stretch marks when I was pregnant and due to not finding out I was pregnant till pretty late on I never really used anything but afterwards stretch marks became very clear around my hips so decided to shop around for a product to see if I could at least tone them down a bit as getting rid completely is a bit not logical. So anyway tried shopping around until I came across bio oil, pretty expensive out of retailers such as boots etc but I managed to get a large bottle of amazon for £10 so thought worth a go, after using twice a day for 3 months as suggested I feel it's definitely helped the stretch marks to an extent but would not say its affected them the way I expected, but they aren't as noticeable as before. Product is quite expensive but practically worth the money for helping with those stretch marks or scars.

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        20.08.2013 17:13
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        Didn't get my desired result, however who knows if would have MORE stretch marks if I had not used

        I purchased Bio Oil on discovering I was pregnant in January. I had heard that it was the best product for preventing stretch marks caused by pregnancy. I purchased the 200ml (large) size bottle online from Boots as they had a buy one get one free offer so I paid £19.99 for two bottles. On receiving my Bio Oil it states on the packaging to start using from the second trimester of pregnancy, however I started using it earlier by rubbing a 20p sized amount across my stomach and around my hips once in the morning after a shower, and then again before bed. I then put my normal moisturiser over the top. I found that it soaked in very quickly and didn't leave my skin feeling greasy or transfer to my clothes. The smell is not unpleasant and quite a subtle herby smell. I finished the two bottles by about the sixth month of pregnancy so I purchased two more as Boots still had the same offer on their site. Until my 30th week of pregnancy everything was going well, no stretch marks despite my growing stomach but soon after this I noticed two purple lines about 2 inches long on my left hip. If that would be all then I could handle it but low and behold now at 35 weeks pregnant I have a lovely line of purple slithers going from hip to hip under my stomach. I am still using the Bio Oil as I figured that it could have been worse if I had not been using it, plus it may reduce the purple colour quicker post birth. Over all I think they seem to be charging a lot of money for this product claiming it prevents stretch marks which for most women is one of the biggest insecurities you may have after having a child. Inevitably it comes down to genes and what will be will be. I would probably have been no worse off if I had used E45, and have a few extra quid in my pocket.

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          15.07.2013 13:10
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          Worked wonders for me, stick to it and results with flourish over time.

          What is it? Bio Oil is a skincare product that was made to reduce the appearance of scars, stretch marks and uneven skin tones. It can also be used to rehydrate dehydrated and ageing skin. Bio Oil is made from a combination of plant extracts and vitamins in an oil base. It contains Purcellin Oil, which makes the oil light and non-greasy, ensuring that the vitamins and plant extracts are easily absorbed into the skin. Prices of Bio Oil range from around £5 for 60ml to around £15 for 200ml, it can be found in most "drug" stores such as Boots and Superdrug on the high street. It comes in a plastic bottle with a large white screw top lid, the bottle is tinted orange and has a pour top on it, not a spray feature which I think may be better suited to such a product. Use I used Bio Oil every morning and evening for three months on minor scars I had on my legs gained through playing football. I would estimate I used about 2ml a time as I was most of the way through a 200ml bottle by the end. I massaged the oil into the skin on and around the affected areas. Due to the results I gained first time around I went back and used Bio Oil on the shoulder scars after a minor operation I had. Effectiveness First Time - The Legs Now I must admit the scarring on my legs was not bad or deep, it was more the quantity of light scars than anything heavy, nor was it really bothering me or worthy of worrying about, but it was noticeable when wearing shorts I thought I'd give the Bio Oil a bash to see if I could sort it all out so I get an even tan in the summer! It only took about 2 weeks before I noticed some significant change to my legs, at first it wasn't the scarring that appeared hugely reduced (even though they probably were) but the area of skin around the scars had a much brighter and healthier appearance. My legs are fairly battered from playing football yet the Bio Oil had worked to level out the tone of my legs, the skin seemed very flawless in appearance around the scars as opposed to the mess they were in beforehand. It was until around a month when I really started to notice the scars on my legs were toning into the skin around them, they had significantly faded and seemed to be getting much smaller where the edges of the scars had pretty much been toned into looking like normal skin. I continued to use the Bio Oil daily and towards the end of the three month period the scars were insignificant and much to my surprise were almost unnoticeable to myself let alone others. They had simply become minute dark specs on the skin which were invisible to the naked eye really. Second Time - The Shoulder Due to the success I had had previously with Bio Oil I returned to the product after my minor shoulder operation. The operation had left 3 scars on my shoulder from the stitches. These were noticeable and unlike my legs they were deeper scars. I knew this would be a much tougher test for the Bio Oil and didn't hold much hope of the Bio Oil doing much, even after the positive first try, as these scars were more profound where the scar tissue had grown around the stitches. It took around 5 weeks before I noticed any real change to the scars, they had certainly become less bumpy and less white against my normal skin tone. I could no longer feel the scars if I ran my hand down my shoulder. I had taken a few before photos to compare as I didn't know if it was just my brain playing tricks on me, but they were definitely smaller and harder to pick out after the 5 weeks. They didn't improve much with the next 5 or so weeks except becoming slightly smaller in appearance where the edges had again faded into the skin, but this change wa sonly really noticeable to me. I was far from disappointed as the work the Bio Oil had already done reducing the "lumpiness" of them was enough to satisfy me. Disadvantages The only disadvantage I found with the Bio Oil is the smell. It is artificially fragranced and although the smell may be some people's cup of tea it is far far far too sickly for me. A more natural smell or something fragrance free (if possible) would have been much more appealing to me. Not only is the smell not that nice but it is very strong, it stays on your hands for hours and I could even smell it from the shoulder for the next hour or so after applying. This should not put you off though as it is a small price to pay for such brilliant results. Conclusion This is a product that I was originally sceptical about but have grown to love and trust! It has exceeded my expectations and helped with both my scarred areas as well as improving the appearance of the skin around these areas. I would recommend to anyone self-conscious about scarring or uneven skin tone, it will really help the appearance and your confidence in yourself once you see scars fade and skin bright and fresh. It only seems fitting to give such a wonderful product 5 stars.

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            02.07.2013 22:31
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            fantastic

            When i was pregnant my skin became really dry and itchy, so i searched for something that was going to soothe and intensively moisturise my skin. I was recommended Bio Oil as not only will it do this, but it claims to prevent stretch marks too. I was a bit fearful of gaining lots of stretch marks, so i applied this every day for the whole of my pregnancy. Post-pregnancy, i have a stretch mark free stomach, apart from two tiny ones on my hip area. I don't know if it was the Bio Oil, or the fact that i drink alot of water every day, but i do feel like it went some way in protecting my skin. I loved applying this on a night time, it felt nourishing on my tight belly and sank in quite quickly so wasn't sticky and i didn't feel like an oil slick. I have applied a couple of drops of this to the water when i am running a bath, and it makes the water nice and silky. I have also applied it to the ends of my hair when they are very dry,left it overnight and washed it off, leaving my hair much less brittle. The oil has quite a distinctive smell which i cannot put my finger on, but i like it and it is not overpowering. It gives the skin a subtle scent when applied and i actually find the smell quite therapeutic. A bottle of this oil lasts for ages, i purchased it at the start of my pregnancy, and by coincidence i ran out just before my due date, and i used ALOT. I used the 60ml bottle but you can purchase it in 125ml and 200ml as well. This would last a heck of a long time. Price - wise i think i paid about £8 for this product, i purchased from boots but have seen it much cheaper online and in other stores such as Wilkinsons. I do believe it is worth the money as it is such a versatile product, you can use it on scars, uneven skin tone or just as a really good intensive treatment for your skin. Now i am no longer pregnant i have fallen out of using this product, but if i was to become pregnant again i would definitely repurchase. I don't know if i just have lucky genes but if this oil really did stop me from getting stretch marks then i would happily pay even more for it.

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              24.06.2013 02:09
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              Little benefit for me, though would try again later in life

              After experiencing stretch marks due to puberty around my hips mainly i decided to try some of the products out there designed to reduce their appearance. I had seen Bio oil in shops and advertisements everywhere and so decided it was worth a try. I used the product twice a day for 2months and here is what i thought. The products packaging and advertising makes it appear a high end product though i think the price is very reasonable and affordable. I first found the oil an unusual experience having never used something with this texture on my skin before, i found it did take longer to massage in and be fully absorbed (especially as i was tempted to slap it on hoping it would make them disappear!). The fact it is oil means that spillage of it is easier than desirable, so like most creams you would simply put some on your fingers, this is not the case as it would just run off! The oil smells nice and once absorbed my skin did feel very soft, nourished and it just felt like it was doing some good. However after the 2months i did not notice much difference in my stretch marks, whether this is because they were too new or i didnt give it long enough im not sure. So whilst the cream did not really work for, it does not mean it may not work for others. In terms of factors like pregnancy, i think i would use the oil again as it may be better for preventing rather than curing...

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                31.05.2013 21:11
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                not a magic potion

                Being of mature years I thought I would try Bio Oil in hopes of regenerating better skin and a more youthfull appearance after reading this about it: Bio-Oil is a specialist skincare oil that helps improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks and uneven skin tone. It is also effective for ageing and dehydrated skin. I dont understand the mysticism of this oil. Not only is it expensive but I can honestly say I used it for weeks and although I noticed a slight difference in facial skin tone I really don't think it did anything that any oil i.e. almond oil etc, would have done. I think it is the massaging application to the skin that is the benefits, not speciifically the Bio Oil. I also didnt see any improvement to scar tissue but maybe it is only new scars or certain types of scar that is is reported to help repair My main decision not to buy any more came when my daughter told me she had bought some Bio Oil and I said I had been using it for weeks. Her face gave away her thoughts 'Oh no it doesnt work'. Im sure people have found benefits from this product but I truely belive that if they had been given any oil product and used the same massaging and application technique it would have worked the same. The fact that it is not 'over oily' is a benefit but apart from that I cant see any. If you buy this dont expect miracles because you will be disappointed. But saying that, a bit of pampering does you good and if you feel pampered by using this then that must be good for your health.

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                08.05.2013 23:30
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                I would recommend

                I cannot recommend this product enough, it really does work. I initially bought this product due to the amount of advertising the brand done for it and the amount of celebrities saying how they swore by it through their pregnancies. I am not a mum yet but hopefully will be one day so I cannot comment on its effectiveness with stretch marks on stomachs. I did and still do occasionally suffer from a weak form of acne on my back and shoulders, and have a few annoying stretch marks on my legs. I went to the doctors regarding my acne as through my eyes i thought it was terrible and made me very self conscious, yet the doctors would not give me anything for it as for them it was not bad. Anyway it has left me with some horrible scars on my back and shoulders, which really knocks my confidence as i like to wear backless dresses but i do not like the look of the scaring, o when I heard this works on scars I was willing to give anything a try. The bio oil itself is an orangey colour which comes in a clear plastic bottle with the brand name on the front. This then comes in a cardboard box where inside you can find instructions on how to use it. The instructions have pictures which you follow depending on what you want to use it for, as for each one you have to massage the oil in in a certain way. The oil does not have much of a smell and you really do only need a small amount as it spreads out amazingly. You have to rub it in for quite a few seconds as you have to make sure it has all been absorbed into your skin. I have definitely noticed improvements on the scaring front, they are definitely getting a better colour and looking a lot more natural. It does take a few weeks before you notice any really changes but it is worth the persistence. As i previously mentioned i also suffer from a few small stretch marks and like wise after a few weeks i can begin to see them fading. Not only does it fade scaring but it keeps your body incredibly hydrating, keeping you smooth for most of the day, and it does not go oily like moisturizers do. I also have oily skin and a few days ago i read in a magazine that skin producers more oils than it needs to because there are not enough going into your skin, and they recommended applying moisturiser. I thought this was strange as why would you want to apply more oils to already oily skin, but i was willing to give it a try. I took this bio oil and also applied it to my face, and funny enough after a few days i noticed a huge difference in my skin, it was less oily, a lot firmer and dark circles were gone under my eyes! I was ecstatic. Overall i would definitely recommend this product, the results are a bit slower with scars and stretch marks, but you can see them changing, whilst getting rid of oily skin, and dark circles is very quick, i noticed a difference in two days. Its amazing. I recommend you try it no matter which one of the above problems you have it will work, and it is only £5.99! I could not ask for anymore i am very very happy.

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                03.05.2013 16:40
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                A light and hydrating oil

                Being something of a product junkie, I am always on the look out for the latest lotions and potions or for those which have stood the test of time. Many would call be gullible, and I would probably have to agree, but when I read or hear something great about a product I am usually quick to buy it to test it for myself. One such buy was a bottle of Bio Oil, which I bought a couple of months ago, having read that it did wonders for dry and dehydrated skin. The oil itself is not highly expensive, but neither is it cheap and therefore I opted for a small 60ml bottle of oil to see how good it really was before I could commit to a larger size. ~Product and Packaging~ My oil came neatly packaged in an orange and white box. The packaging itself is rather distinctive in my opinion, and the orange and white colour way instantly reminds me of the brand each time I see it in store. On the front of the box we are told that this is a specialist skincare oil for scars, stretch marks, uneven skin tone, ageing skin and dehydrated skin. In addition we are told that the oil contains purcellin oil which, it claims, is this products 'breakthrough ingredient'. Every angle of the box is used to give relevant information about this product and I like the way that as you turn the box around you can view the ingredients, directions for use, key features of the oil and a more detailed breakdown of how it helps each of the skin issues listed on the front of the box. A particular feature which jumped out to me was the fact that this oil is readily absorbed which I hoped meant that it would sink into my skin rather than sit on top of it in a shiny mess. Plus the oil can be used on both the face and the body meaning that the versatility of this is great in my opinion, as many a time I have bought a product which has been for either the face or body. Opening the lid of the box, the bottle of oil sits neatly inside. The bottle is translucent serving to show you the peachy colour of the oil inside and this is handy in my opinion as you can always see how much you have left. On the front of the box is the trademark 'Bio Oil' text whilst the back lists the problems areas that this oil can treat together with the application method. Screwing open the white lid on top of the bottle a plastic nozzle serves to allow the oil to be neatly dropped out of the bottle, or pressed firmly depending on how much oil you need. The smell of this oil is quite special in my opinion as it smells slightly like an aromatherapy oil with a mixture of lavender and rosemary being apparent on first sniff. The oil is very light and runny in consistency and not thick like you might expect and this means that a little goes quite a long way. ~Problem Areas~ As written previously, this oil can be used to treat the following problem areas: * Scars * Stretch marks * Uneven skin tone * Ageing skin * Dehydrated skin Additionally, it can be used as part of a daily skincare regime for such things as an after sun treatment or bath oil. ~Application and use~ The box instructs that this oil is applied to the skin twice a day for a minimum of three months. In pregnancy it is advised that it is rubbed in twice per day from the start of the second trimester. In my experience, I find that doing it first thing in the morning together with before I go to bed fits this criteria. ~My Experience and Use~ I must admit, having never been pregnant nor having any stretch marks, I had perhaps ignored this product in the past thinking that it was only for stretched skin. However, spurred on in the knowledge that the oil treated ageing and dehydrated skin, I was keen to give it a try. Having now gone past the mid twenties point, my skin is beginning to look slightly less vibrant and supple as it once was with the occasional fine line under my eyes. I do also suffer from the occasional breakout and was therefore slightly concerned that this oil might enhance the risk of spots particularly around problem areas. Upon first use I ensured that my skin was clean and dry, before squirting a five pence blob of oil into my hands and massaging it gently onto my face. The oil has a light texture which meant that it did absorb well into my skin within a matter of minutes and this quick absorption did mean that I initially thought I hadn't applied enough. However upon first use I did notice that the dry and tight feeling left my skin, which was a bonus considering that it can feel a touch sore at times particularly after washing. I have followed the twice daily application process for a couple of months now and the small amount of oil needed for each application has meant that only now am I beginning to look for another bottle. Quite a feat for only 60ml of product in my opinion. ~Results~ The oil leaves my skin looking and feeling considerably less dry and tight than it had done previously and the lines are definitely reduced around my eye area, although as this is not a miracle cure they are not completely gone. It also means that my skin looks and feels slightly plumper now than it had done previously. The only issue that I have had with this oil is the twice daily application as I like to use a facial moisturiser with an spf during the day and therefore don't want to overload my face with an abundance of products plus makeup. To get around this I put a pea sized blob of oil onto my face when I first get up and then it is completely absorbed by the time I put my usual moisturiser on an hour later. This oil does not aggravate my skin, and by this I mean it doesn't block my pores thereby increasing break outs. That being said however, nor does it prevent the occasional breakout at the usual times of the month. I like the smell and consistency of this oil and enjoy the way it sinks so quickly into my skin leaving it softer and more radiant. Therefore, although I cannot comment on the ability of this product to erase stretch marks I do think that it is an effective oil for dry skin and will be buying it at the point in the future when I do get stretch marks to see how well it will fare. ~Price and Availability~ I bought my Bio Oil from Amazon and paid around £6.50 for it which I consider a good deal considering that it has lasted for a couple of months. Larger bottles are also available and these can be bought online as well as from a number of high street retailers including Boots from upwards of £8.99. ~Summary~ Overall this is a most effective oil which hydrates my skin and as a result it comes recommended from me. As a result of the above this oil scores a good four stars and I look forward to testing it on other skin problem areas in the future. Thanks for reading! x

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            • Product Details

              Bio-Oil helps to reduce the appearance of all scars (both new and old) by improving the condition of skin with scar tissue / Bio-Oil helps alleviate the discomfort frequently associated with scars, such as tightness and itchiness, as well as relieving the dryness / Bio-Oil helps keep the skin as elastic as possible, thereby helping to prevent stretch marks from developing during periods of rapid change in body size such as pregnancy, adolescence and weight loss / Bio-Oil also helps reduce the appearance of existing stretch marks / On Uneven skin tone Bio-Oil helps to reduce the appearance of uneven skin tone and promote an even skin tone.Bio-Oil helps to smooth, firm and nourish ageing and wrinkled skin.On Dehydrated skin Bio-Oil provides intensive lubrication, helping to relieve discomfort and improving the appearance of the affected area / Daily Skincare Specialist moisturiser for face and body / replenishes the skins natural oils, stripped away by extreme weather, frequent bathing and showering and the drying effects of central heating and air conditioning.Nourishing hand and cuticle lotion.Highly effective after-sun treatment.Ideal as a bath oil.