22.9.11

Elemis Body Wash Review


I am guessing that many of you have heard of the British brand Elemis.  It is a brand that I have admired from a far because of the luxury price tag.  Thanks to my Tesco vouchers I treated myself to Tranquil Touch Creamy Body Wash.  Click here for more information on how I redeemed my Tesco Clubcard Vouchers to purchase this product.  

I was pleasantly surprised to discover that Elemis promise their products to be free from parabens, SLS, SLES, DEA, mineral oils, artificial colours, silicones and not tested on animals.


I took a chance on the fragrance as I am someone who opts for fruity smells in the shower.  This body wash has a heavy sensual scent due to the aromatic oils of Patchouli, Cedarwood and Vetivert.  I am surprised how much I have grown to like it. The texture is thick and creamy.  A small amount transforms into a lovely soft lather which is impressive and I did do a double take to check it was SLS free.  I can tell that my skin is benefiting from the almond oil in this product because it feels soft and nourished after showering.  

Sadly, after using for a couple of weeks I noticed skin irritation on my chest and when I stopped using the body wash it disappeared.  This is a common problem for me and often occurs when a product has a strong fragrance.  

Even though this body wash is not suitable for me, I would still recommend treating yourself or a loved one.  It is very luxurious and feels like a mini at home spa treatment.  The one thing I would say is perhaps super sensitive skin types need to be cautious and patch test.  I paid £14.72 for a 300ml bottle of Tranquil Touch Creamy Body Wash, this was a promotional price as the RRP is £18.40


5 comments:

  1. @Elizabeth & @artsavesyou & @April - welcome and thank you all for following I hope you enjoy what I have to say & I look forward to your comments, have a great weekend everyone

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  2. It's too bad it irritated your skin!

    I have very sensitive skin as well. :)

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  3. Great thorough reviews. I'm a new follower from the hop. I would love for you to check out my blog. http://kristy-s-place.blogspot.com/ May I also recommend Nature's Brilliance by Sue, she herself suffers from allergies and has researched and made her own soap, lotions and cosmetics. Great and affordable stuff.

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  4. Thank you to my new followers

    @vintagemakeup its a pain in the butt having sensitive skin if you have any tips let me know :)

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  5. Welcome new followers @Normies, @Corabeth, @JenH, @TigerEyes2001, @OutNumberedMama, @Kirsty, @Maves Faves
    Blog hops are a great way to find new blogs to read. I only follow back if your blog is of interested to me & I hope you are following me because my blog interests you?

    @Kirsty - thank you for the recommendation I will have to look into that

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