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      08.08.2014 15:36
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      Rich creamy soap from the Body Shop

      I don't normally spend 2 quid on a bar of soap but occasionally I have a voucher for the Body Shop so indulge in a few soaps- they are more often than not on offer too, usually 3 for 2.

      The bar is 100g and packaged in a dark brown, plastic bag style wrapper, these are easier to open than when the soaps were wrapped in cellophane.

      This soap is a creamy bar rather than a fruity opaque one and as such creates a creamy lather as opposed to a mushy one which their fruit bars tend to end up as. It contains 'organic virgin coconut oil' and it certainly smells like real coconut, not synthetic at all. The scent however doesn't have much staying power, but does smell nice in the bathroom.

      I like this soap it makes my skin feel really clean and soft, moisturised even. My hands are left with a sheen that's the only way I can describe it and definitely less dry. I can quite happily use this in the shower too.

      I opened this soap about 2 - 3 weeks ago and it is used everyday so I am very surprised that it's still more or less in one piece. It doesn't seem to be going down but I think that's because it appears to have swelled up a bit. The bar started to split through the middle last week but so far has managed not to break in half.

      I've had no irritation whilst using this product and recommend it.

      5 stars from me.

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      23.02.2013 01:57
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      An effective cleansing agent. It is only £2, economical for a taste of luxury!

      ~*~The Product ~ 'Raise The Bar'!~*~

      The Body Shop Coconut soap comes simply covered in a light cellophane wrapper. I have noticed that some of the soaps come in a brown wrapper but I will describe the way I personally recieved mine. There is no label on the front of the packaging but The Body Shop logo is clearly seen through the transparent enclosure. The logo is lightly engraved in the centre of the soap bar; this disappears after only three to four uses!
      The soap is light ivory in colour and the coconut scent can be detected without the film being opened. On the reverse of the oval bar of soap is a square white label with no ingredients listed, only the message 'against animal testing', along with the company's address.

      ~*~My Usage Experience ~ 'Soap Opera'~*~

      The soap was purchased for me as a gift. I wanted to try out the soap as a hand cleanser first. Under warm running water I drenched my hands, then I took the bar, turning it over and over in my hands as I washed. This beautifully scented soap produces a soft subtle white lather that feels so smooth; a real delight to wash with.

      Whilst washing my hands palm to palm, I could feel the lather becoming ever more apparent. Then with interlaced fingers I felt the bar slip from my hands. The soap's soft foam makes the bar a little difficult to keep hold of. I continued to rotate the small 100gram bar into the palms of my hands and after a good froth was acquired, I placed the bar on the basin. The suds felt like silk, so delicate.

      After a few minutes, I rinsed my hands under warm running water, and then I patted them dry. My hands were left feeling velvety smooth. But, and this is the only fault I have with the cleanser, the after smell is a little off putting. It has an aroma of something like the basic hand soaps provided in schools when I was a child....a very long time ago! The bazaar thing is, I noticed that after about ten minutes, the exotic coconut fragrance started to become apparent. No doubt there is a scientific explanation for these conflicting bouquets but I am curious as to why this occurs in this case!

      I have since used the soap in the shower and the same wonderful gentle bubbles occur as I use the soap to cleanse my body. I particularly love the cushiony feel against my neck as the suds are massaged into the skin. After I come out of the shower and pat my skin dry, I am left with a supple satin feel to my skin. The same odd clinical scent occurs soon after but develops into the gentle essence of coconut.
      The results of using the soap last a good few hours, with its understated balm and luxurious feel apparent.

      ~*~Would I recommend ~ 'Bubble and Squeak'!~*~

      Yes I would certainly recommend such an effective cleansing agent. It is only £2 for the bar and as it is from a reputable company, I feel that it is very economical for a taste of luxury! Don't be put off by the initial after effects of the curious dated scent as it does wane after a short while. As a soap, the fragrance isn't as important as a body lotion and so forth. The soap stands out as a wonderful moisturising cleanser that leaves the skin feeling as if it has been massaged with an expensive cream.

      The coconut soap is available in The Body Shop stores throughout the High street, but also online through their website: http://www.thebodyshop.co.uk I also did a little 'googling' and came across other stockist such as Amazon and EBay.

      Thank you for taking the time to read my review, it is much appreciated and I hope it is of benefit :~)

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        22.01.2013 12:37
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        A nice soap.

        I recently received a Body Shop Coconut gift set, which contains a number of gorgeous coconut scented products including a bar of soap.

        The Body Shop Coconut Soap came in a transparent wrapper. Very plain and simple. However when purchased individually in The Body Shop (not part of a gift set) the soap has a more attractive wrapper. The soap is the size of a standard bar of soap (100g) and costs £2.00 - this isn't too expensive but it's certainly more than most soaps. It is a white colour, has 'The Body Shop' embossed on the top and looks similar to a regular bar of soap.

        The wrapper doesn't specify what skin type the soap is suitable for so I assume that the soap is suitable for all skin types. I would describe my skin as 'normal'.

        My favourite aspect of this particular soap is the scent. I love tropical scents, in particular coconut. I can wear it all year round and feel like I'm off on holidays every time I get a whiff! The scent of the soap isn't very apparent through the wrapper or even when the wrapper is removed - I felt slightly disappointed to begin with. However the scent really comes through when you use the soap with water. It's not overpowering, it's quite a mild coconut scent and it's mixed with a soapy smell (much like Dove soap). Honestly, I would prefer to have a less soapy smell and a more coconutty smell but that's not to say that it doesn't smell good.

        I don't generally like using soap on my body. I never feel very clean if I use soap, plus a lot of soaps make my skin feel sticky (and they slip everywhere!). However I have tried this soap in the shower. It created a rich foamy lather on my skin and I didn't need to use much. It washed off easily and to my disappointment by skin was left quite sticky. My disappointment was soothed slightly when I dried myself and my skin felt soft, cleansed and not sticky at all. The smell was pleasant whilst using the soap in the shower but didn't really transfer to my skin very well. The scent was very faint and wore off very quickly.

        I have found that this particular soap is more useful as a hand soap (I usually use a liquid soap but luckily have a soap dish tucked away!). The scent is very obvious when using on my hands and it seems to transfer a lot better than it did on my body. The scent lasts a lot longer too. The soap lathers up well and leaves my hands feeling clean, moisturised and refreshed. I have no complaints.

        I have been using The Body Shop Coconut Soap regularly for a couple of weeks and the bar is still reasonably sized.

        The Body Shop Coconut Body Butter contains Community Fair Trade virgin organic coconut oil (with coconuts grown in Samoa), which means it contains good ethics as well as natural ingredients! The Body Shop are also against animal testing and don't test any of their products on animals, which is good to know.

        Overall this is a nice soap that I'm happy to recommend.

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          15.01.2013 10:53
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          5 stars

          I love Body Shop soaps. I used to just like buying fruity smelling ones but over the last few years I've liked to try the more unusual soaps like coconut, shea butter and almond. This coconut one I am using at the moment and love it.

          The soap is a lovely rounded shape which I always think is nice to hold and a good shape for a soap as it's smooth and has no sharp corners which would make washing with it difficult.

          It smells of coconut and it's such a lovely smell. When in the shop I could smell it fine through the wrapper and once I took the wrapper off it was only slightly stronger which is good as I don't like very strong smelling soaps. This lightly fragrances my bath room too, at first I noticed it and now I've grown used to it but people comment on what a nice smell it is.

          When washing with this it feels very nice and smooth and lathers up quite well with a bit of water. I find that it does wash well, it makes me feel as though I have been properly washed and it leaves my skin feeling nice and not at all dry.

          It lasts a good amount of time, I use this daily and I've still got over half left despite having used it for a month now.

          The smell lingers on my skin a little bit after washing with it but not in a strong way. I really like this, the smell is slightly sweet and ever so nice, good enough to eat! I highly recommend it for the smell, the quality and how well it washes.

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          22.10.2011 23:59
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          Reccomended.

          I had a bit of a Body Shop splurge last weekend and this is one of the soaps that I decided to try. The soap is very average looking and looks pretty much like any other bar of soap - it's around 5 inches long and rectangular with rounded edges, it has The Body Shop logo stamped into the middle which I think makes it look really posh lol, and it's white in colour. The bar weighs 100 grams and it comes in a little clear plastic wrapper which keeps it nice and fresh. The only downside to this is that I couldn't have a sniff before I bought it like you can in stores like Lush but as this is only £2 I figuered even if I hated the smell it wouldn't be a huge disaster!

          This bar of soap contains community fair trade soya oil and coconut oil aswell as a few other bits and bobs. To be honest most of the ingredients sounds quite chemical however it does contain glycine soja oil which is a skin conditioner. Unfortunetly the smell is not natural, the soap contains perfume, however it does smell nice. The scent is barely noticeable when the soap is dry however once it's a bit wet and lathered up it starts to smell gorgeous, it's a nice subtle smell with a sweet coconut undertone, however it's not too sweet and it smells pretty natural although a bit sweeter than I was expecting. The smell is very 'foody', it's almost good enough to eat! It's more of a refreshing smell than a relaxing smell and it reminds me a bit of how cocoa butter smells but this obviously smells a little lighter than that.

          The soap lathers up really well but it does dissolve pretty quickly when it comes into contact with water, meaning it didn't last for as long as i'd of liked but nevermind! I only had 2 baths with this which isn't great value seeing as I paid £2 but I suppose it's cheap compared to my usual Lush soap. When this soap lathers, it's really creamy and fragranced and you get tiny little gritty bits of coconut meaning this can be used as an exfoliator. Don't worry though, because the gritty bits are so fine they are gentle and not too harsh - they aren't huge chunks of coconut! I would definetly say that it's gentle enough to be used on your face. I've not had any issues with this soap irritating my skin at all and my skin is extremely tempremental.

          This isn't moisturising, but it does leave my skin feeling nice and clean, refreshed, soft and it also leaves me smelling gorgous - the smell lingers for a while after use (subtle enough for it not to be hugely noticeable/clash with perfume) which is a nice plus side to the product. The soap is pretty good so it's a shame that a bar doesn't last for long. It's suitable for use in the bath or shower, however when I next purchase this I will be using it as a soap for when I wash my hands, this way hopefully it will last longer!

          Overall, a good, pleasant smelling soap that helps smoothen and soften skin. Keep in mind that it is a very mild exfoliating soap though.

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            19.10.2011 14:14
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            The Body Shop Coconut Soap

            Whenever I make up a gift bag in The Body Shop to give to someone for a present I like to add one of their flavoured soaps and I like to use them for myself as well. The soaps are really nice to decorate the bathroom with as well and I have a really nice clear square glass vase that I put a few of these in at a time to display and colour match with my bathroom, especialy my guest bathroom.

            The soaps are a rectangle shape and fit in the palm of your hand so they are quite easy to hold when you are soaping up with them. They are all sold separately so to buy just one of these is easy and quite good value as this soap is priced at just £2. The soap weighs 100g so it is fairly big and lasts for quite a while.

            The coconut smell is one of my favourite Body Shop smells, it reminds me of cocktails on the beach and perfect summer holidays and I have a number of the coconut products in their range including the bath and shower gel and the body butter. The coconut has a lovely sweetness to it and in my opinion it really is just like smelling real coconuts and I think the Body Shop have captured the fragrance and packed it into this soap well. This soap is a thick soap. Some of the other smells in the soap range are more of a glycerin see through soap but this soap is thick like you would find with say a bar of Dove. This to me implies that the soap is lovely and rich and creamy and this one definitely is.

            The soap contains community fair trade organic virgin coconut oil and community fair trade soya oil. I like buying fair trade products and according to The Body Shop, "Their Community Fair Trade organic virgin coconut oil comes from the Polynesian island of Samoa. Our trade with Women in Business Development Inc supports several community projects, which include teaching local farmers and producers new skills in agriculture, business planning and management."

            The soap is really creamy and lathers up well and smoothes over my skin really nicely. I can definitely feel the oil in this soap as it leaves my skin feeling nice and fresh afterwards and nicely scented with the fresh smell of coconuts!

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              27.09.2011 14:37
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              A lovely smelling soap which lathers easily and softens skin

              I love products from The Body Shop and this one is no exception! It costs £2 for an 100g bar, and contains community fair trade organic virgin coconut oil and soya oil. I think the price is good value for the soap as it is a nice size and like most soaps it does last a fair while. I also like the way it has natural ingredients and is ethical like most Body Shop products. The soap comes in a simple cling film like wrapper.

              I have found that when using the soap it develops into a rich lather quite quickly. I use to wash my hands and it makes them feel soft and smooth. It also smells really lovely, with a really pleasant coconut fragrance. It also cleans well, making my hands feel really clean and cared for at the same time. It smells more like a shower gel than a soap and is lovely to use as something different.

              It is a lovely soap for the bathroom to use to wash your hands or body in the shower for example. I also believe it is a nice present for someone due to the lovely quality and fragrance. I like using them as stocking fillers for my friends and family.

              Overall, if you regularly use soap and haven't tried this one, I would recommend using it for the lovely scent and quality.

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                11.10.2010 14:26
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                Soap isn't something I use that often, and before you all think that I don't wash or that, I was meaning the standard Bars of Soap. I tend to use Liquid Soap and other Washes for other areas and that. Nonetheless you need a bar of Soap in the Bathroom - don't you? Normally we just pick up a pack of Cusson's, or Dove, but I love The body Shop. i'm never in it that much thesedays. The nearest 1 to us in in Edinburgh, and we only go there a couple of times a year. I know you can order online, but I normally just want the odd thing at a time.

                Anyway to this bar of Soap. I've been using a few Coconut products recently. i always said I didn't like the smell of Coconut much, but I like it more thesedays.

                This is a 100g Bar and it costs £2.50. yes, a bit expensive for Soap, but it is The Body Shop. The Soap is easy to see as it is just the Bar wrapped in some cellophane with the label on it. It is a thick, slightly shaped Bar and it looks alright. You can just smell the Coconut through the wrapper and it is a nice light, sweet smelling scent. This has The Body Shop engraved into the top of the Bar.

                When rubbed between wet hands this gives a fine amount of delicate Bubbles. It isn't drying to your skin, and this washes off easily enough as well. The Coconut scent is still light and sweet and not overpowering, and i'm sure most people will like this if they like the smell of Coconut. A Bar seems to last a good lenght of time as well, and I will be buying this again.

                Another great buy from The Body Shop.

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                  17.09.2010 06:17
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                  A wonderful soapy experience!

                  I love the scent of coconut and after using a couple of other of The Body Shop soaps in recent weeks and loving them the other day my best mate/flatmate nipped in to grab something or other she wanted from there (as she is a huge fan of the shop) and grabbed me a couple of soaps to try out! I was delighted cos I had told her I had wished that I'd of picked this one up and never had! I couldn't wait to try this out when she handed it to me!

                  The Soap Itself:

                  Comes in a clear cling film sort of wrapper with a label that simply tells you what it is really and it is ever so simple to remove and dispose of. The soap itself weighs 100g and simply is white in colour, rather thick and has rounded off edges and a slight curve to its middle for ease of handling and to the top of the soap we are simply told that it is The Body Shop as it is engraved in.

                  This soap has a hint of a coconut smell to it and is mainly sort of sweet and creamy. Don't think this stinks of coconuts cost it quite simply doesn't and the fragrance of this is absolutely natural, gorgeous and very uplifting indeed and still remains unisex.

                  This particular body shop soap is one of the nicest I have tried from the range. It lathers up easily and luxuriously on damp/wet skin giving off a creamy, soapy residue and its easy to shave with this and really does feel moisturising on the skin as its being used.

                  It gives off a lovely clean aroma, rinses off the skin with real ease and although creamy in its formulation it doesn't melt fast at all or scum up making this actually work out good value for money in the long run. I am left feeling impeccably clean and refreshed, my skin in tip top condition and none agitated and the fragrance lingers delicately on my skin for hours and has even caught my boyfriends attention when match of the day was on lol....

                  All in all I think is a wonderful and rich skin treat and the fact that it doesn't break the bank and isn't tested on animals is an added bonus and this is a soap I wouldn't hesitate on using anywhere on my body at all and will repurchase time and time again in the future I'm sure!

                  This is only available from The Body Shop costing £2.50 a bar and other fragrances are also available from within this range!

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

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                    03.07.2010 20:33
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                    Lovely for a treat or to give as a gift

                    The Body Shop Coconut Soap - 100g bar for £2.00

                    I love lots of Body Shop products and I especially like the fact that they don't test on animals and also that they are careful not to use too much packaging. Packaging material is usually recycled and then after use it is able to be recycled again.

                    I find Body Shop products on the whole quite expensive and I only usually buy one occassionally as a treat, often I am given Body Shop products as a gift.

                    My friend came over for lunch last week and she brought me a Body Shop Coconut Soap. The soap is about 6 inches long and 4 inches wide. It is about 3 inches thick. The soap is pure white in colour. It has the Body Shop text and logo etched on to the front of the soap. The soap comes with minimal packaging, it is simply wrapped in clear plastic and just enough plastic is used to cover the soap.

                    The coconut scent can be detected even with the plastic wrapper intact but once you take the soap out of the wrapper the coconut smell is really intense. It is of very fresh smelling coconut. The smell is very natural and not at all synthetic.

                    The soap is intended for use in the bath, shower or for handwashing. It is not intended for use on your face. When you use the soap it produces lots of light white foam. The soap rinses well and leaves no residue at all. It is invigorating to use because of the really fresh coconut smell. After using the soap the scent lasts on your skin for hours.

                    A 100g bar of coconut soap is very long lasting unlike cheaper soaps that dissolve very easily when they touch water. I have found since using the soap that the more you use the soap the stronger the coconut scent becomes.

                    I have since bought another bar of this soap. I have not started using it yet as the first bar is still in use, I have just left it unwrapped in a soap dish in the bathroom because I like the coconut scent so much, this works just as well as having an air freshner in the bathroom.

                    So if you like the smell of coconut and you don't mind spending £2 on a bar of soap then I really can highly recommend this soap. Also nice to give as a small gift.

                    Ingredients:

                    Sodium Palmate (Surfactant), Sodium Palm Kernelate (Surfactant), Aqua (Solvent/Diluent), Glycerin (Humectant), Parfum (Fragrance), Cocos Nucifera Oil (Emollient/Hair Conditioner), Glycine Soja Oil (Emollient/Skin Conditioner), Citric Acid (pH Adjuster), Etidronic Acid (Chelating Agent), Tetrasodium EDTA (Chelating Agent), Coumarin (Fragrance Ingredient), Butylphenyl Methylpropional (Fragrance Ingredient), Anisyl Alcohol (Fragrance Ingredient), CI 77891 (Colour).

                    The Body Shop has a range of coconut products which include the soap, shower gel, body lotion and body scrub.

                    I give the Body Shop Coconut Soap 4 Dooyoo stars, the only reason I do not give it 5 stars is the £2 price!

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                      23.05.2010 23:23
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                      Smells Good Enough To Eat!

                      I love Body Shop stuff so was mega chuffed when I got a load of their toiletries from a woman on Freegle last week, I'm not mad keen on their soap because I compare it to Lush and theirs is tonnes better than most of the Body Shop soaps. We needed soap in the upstairs bathroom though so when I found a bar of Body Shop Coconut Soap in the bag of stuff I put it straight out.

                      It didn't smell all that much like coconut when I first took it out of the packet but as soon as it had been wet once the small started coming though and it gets a lot stronger when you're actually using the soap. It's got a lovely fresh coconut smell and is so sweet and girly smelling, it's like the conditioner in the hairdresser by me and has got a delish coconut smell that is good enough to eat.

                      You get a nice lather off this soap, some Body Shop soaps don't lather much and I like soap that you get loads of bubbles off. With this one you get a thick foam that feels proper luxurious to wash with, it feels like it's moisturising the skin on my hands and after using the soap my hands feel lovely and soft. I don't use this sort of soap on my face but I think it would be gentle enough for most people providing you don't have trouble with sensitive skin or anything like that.

                      My skin feels nice and clean after I've washed my hands with this soap and I love the way the coconut smell lasts on my skin. Coconut ALWAYS smells nice but this bar is spot on because of how sweet they've made it, it's not that it lasts for hours but it's nice to have the smell linger of a good bar of soap instead of it just disappearing as soon as you dry your hands.

                      I like how soft this soap makes my skin and also how creamy it is to use, it reminds me of Dove soap a bit but it smells loads nicer. The creamy texture of it is lovely and makes your hands feel nice and moisturised, the last time I used a Body Shop soap it made my hands dry after a few days but even though I haven't changed my hand cream or anything my hands do feel in a nicer conditioner and softer since I started using the soap nearly 2 weeks ago. The bar has lasted ok, no better than any other decent brand soap but it doesn't dissolve into a pile of slime like some Lush soaps do.

                      A 100g bar of coconut soap costs £2.00, that's cheaper than I thought actually so I might buy myself another bar if ever I'm near a Body Shop and we need soap!

                      Recommended!!!

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                        Highly recommended - A definite favourite for me!

                        I have always been a huge fan of the Body Shop satsuma soap but until recently have never ventured to try any of the other varieties. However, as they were 3 for £5 the other week, I grabbed a random prepacked selection, and the coconut soap was one of them.

                        Normally I am not a big fan of coconut so I would never have bought this soap if it hadn't been in a mixed set of three. However, I am really glad that it was part of the set, as it has just become my new favourite!

                        The soap is a pale cream/white (coconutty) colour, in the rounded tablet shape common to the Body Shop soaps. The Body Shop logo is stamped on the top, and the soap comes pre-packed in an easy to remove plastic film.

                        The scent of this soap is amazing - it is coconut but it is subtle and not the coconut smell you associate with sunscreen! It actually took me a few days to figure out that it was coconut (I didn't read the label evidently). It is a really fresh, summery scent that is a little bit more luxurious than the scents you get from other soaps. The fragrance lingers on the skin after use - it's subtle, but incredibly fresh, clean and natural smelling - a perfect combination.

                        This is a very creamy soap and produces a lovely creamy lather which doesn't dry out my skin at all - this is quite rare for me. As a result I am quite willing to use this on my face as well as it doesn't create that horrible tight feeling that soaps tend to do. What's more, I feel that this soap lasts a fair while longer than some of the other Body Shop soaps as it doesn't tend to get gooey in the shower like the fruity glycerine varieties seem to do.

                        Overall I think this is a fantastic soap - it has become a firm favourite. Being a natural colour it will look good in any bathroom too! These soaps were priced at £2.50 in the shop (although sometimes you can get 3 for £5 offers), yet on the website they are just £2 and there's free delivery on orders over £20 - so if you need a few items it might be cheaper to order from the Body Shop website if there's no offer on the soaps instore. They are a little pricier than some other brands, but in this case I think you do get what you pay for. Perhaps if you have a big family you might not want to fork out £2-£2.50 for one soap, but it's worth keeping one handy for special treats or guests if that's the case, because these soaps are just lovely!

                        Definitely recommend this product!

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                          03.09.2009 10:46
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                          A wonderful soap from The Body Shop which actually knocks spots off most Lush soaps!

                          I am somewhat of a soap addict, with my two favourite brands being Lush and The Body Shop. Lush often has the edge simply because their soaps tend to be slightly unusual, effective and smell absolutely delicious but since I discovered this Coconut Soap from The Body Shop I'm not sure whether I'll even buy another Lush soap!

                          For a start, the smell is divine. It's a strong coconut smell which is apparent even through the wrapping, and while the bar is a pristine white colour it manages not to look dull in the slightest because it's such a beautiful snowy white.

                          The soap lathers up nicely producing a soft creamy foam, this won't give you the copious bubbles of some other soaps but I am extremely impressed by how luxurious and soft they feel on my skin. I generally use this soap as a hand soap, although do wash my face with it on occasion and can honestly say that it's wonderfully gentle and very cleansing indeed.

                          I have experienced absolutely no irritation from this soap and I find it to be moisturising rather than drying, as unfortunately is the case with other Body Shop soaps. I was a little surprised actually as such a strongly scented product would ordinarily have me reaching for a facial moisturiser within seconds of washing!

                          Yesterday I was 'forced' to wear a little make up as I attended a small family gathering in the evening, this soap easily removed all traces of foundation and lipstick from my skin for which I was grateful as it meant I didn't have to reach for the evil smelling make up remover!

                          The only problem I have with it is because the bar of soap is white it does get marked with the dirt you are using the soap to get rid of. A good example is a couple of days ago when I had been gardening I washed my hands using the Coconut Soap, but when I looked at the bar it had turned a washy grey colour and I could visibly see where my grubby fingers had held the soap. This obviously can't be helped and a quick rinse under the warm tap left the bar pristine white again, but it did dismay me a little at the time.

                          When not in use I would recommend you invest in a soap dish for it as I've noticed that when simply left on the side of the sink the soap will begin to turn mushy along the bottom and this is obviously wasteful. I always use a chrome soap rack which raises my bar of soap above any moisture on the sink and helps it to dry quicker. Upon drying

                          I also have a second bar of Coconut Soap which I use in the shower and for this purpose it's excellent. I have taken to using it instead of shower gel as it's such a creamy formulation that it leaves me feeling spotlessly clean and also fragrances my skin beautifully. I was impressed that it doesn't disappear in the shower as many soaps do, a recent purchase from Lush disappointed me as after just one shower the soap was visibly much smaller which was quite shocking really considering the price of these soaps.

                          I paid £2.40 for this 100g bar of soap which I think is reasonable considering the high quality of the product and also the fact that it seems as though it's going to last for a while.

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                            09.06.2009 13:51
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                            Great product for people that still like to use soaps

                            I love all the Body Shop soaps and spend ages in there smelling all of them - i think they make great stocking fillers at Christmas too! I'm not a big fan of soap as i suffer with dry skin and find that soaps can often leave it feeling dry and tight. I have never tried any of the soaps on my face as i'm too concerned it would leave me with a nasty looking rash but on my body i find them really good...particularly the creamier ones which don't leave my skin feeling dry at all. This coconut soap smells like a tropical island and is a must for your holiday washbag. It lathers up well with exfoliating gloves which i use to save me from having to exfoliate separately and a little goes a long long way. One of these bars of soaps lasts over a month although if i'm honest i do tend to mix and match what i use each day - but i'm sure my partner uses it too! It leaves you smelling lovely although i do still need a moisturiser after my bath or shower. The only problem i find with soaps is that they are not the tidiest of products and leave their residue all over the shower!

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                            02.04.2009 17:56
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                            The most delicious smelling soap I've ever come across

                            I spotted this soap a couple of weeks ago mainly due to the Body Shop offer of 3 for 2. I usually buy shower gel but the soap looked and smelled delicious, even through the wrapping so I just had to buy it. I am a big fan of coconut scented products and the smell of the soap is very strong so if you love coconut you will love this.

                            The soap lathers well in water and is easy to rub on your skin unlike some other soaps that stick. When you get out the shower you will smell good enough to eat! The scent also lingers on your body throughout the day which is lovely if you like the smell of coconut. Expect some comments from friends and family on how nice you smell!!

                            The soap seems to be pretty long lasting so far despite my family constantly sneakily using it! It is definately good value for money and stands out a lot from the ordinary soaps that you see in shops.

                            Body Shop also sells a variety of coconut products, including coconut body butter (which is gorgeous), coconut body scrub, coconut showel gels and much more.

                            This is definately my favourite soap and I plan to buy more as soon as it runs out!

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                            Mild coconut soap for a refreshing clean /