Editor's Pick: The Body Shop Body Butter Reviews
Looking for an ultra-hydrating body moisturizer that can soothe and comfort skin upon application? We recently received complimentary samples of The Body Shop’s beloved Body Butters to try and review on behalf of our readers. See our results—plus, some of our favorite scents—in the product reviews below.
When it comes to keeping the skin on our bodies moisturized and well-nourished, we often look for thicker creams and butters to get the job done. However, those thick formulas can leave certain skin types feeling more grease than glow. Luckily, thanks to The Body Shop’s lightweight—yet ultra-rich and hydrating—Body Butters, we can have our cake and eat it too. Keep reading to see why we are over the moon for these luxurious body moisturizers in the The Body Shop Body Butter reviews, ahead.
THE BODY SHOP COCONUT BODY BUTTER REVIEW
If you love coconut-scented products, you’ll love The Body Shop’s Coconut Body Butter. Enriched with the brand’s Community Trade coconut oil from Samoa, the award-winning body butter can provide the skin with rich, nourishing hydration and leave your body feeling silky soft.
Why We Love It: If you weren’t already aware, Skincare.com beauty editors are obsessed with all things coconut, so when the brand sent over complimentary samples of some of their most coveted body butters, you bet we made a beeline for the coconut scent— and boy, did it deliver. The tropical coconut scent actually smells like real coconut and instantly transported our senses to some place warm, and the creamy texture left our body feeling ultra hydrated, soothed, and luxurious. What’s more? The body butter’s texture may be rich, but it’s also super lightweight, meaning that it won’t leave your body feeling as if you just greased yourself up with, you know, actual butter.
How To Use It: After showering or bathing with your favorite bath and body products from The Body Shop, apply a liberal amount of the Coconut Body Butter to the skin on your body and massage in upward, circular motions. Reapply throughout the day as needed.
The Body Shop Coconut Body Butter, $21 MSRP
THE BODY SHOP ALMOND BODY BUTTER REVIEW
If you’re looking for something with a warm, luxurious scent, reach for The Body Shop’s Almond Body Butter. Enriched with sweet almond oil, the ultra nourishing body butter can hydrate and nourish your skin, as well as warm your senses upon application.
Why We Love It: Almonds aren’t just for snacking—their warm aroma can deliver a delicious scent to bath and beauty products, too! Case in point: The Body Shop’s Almond Body Butter. After receiving complimentary samples of the sweet almond oil infused body butter to test and review, we couldn’t wait to go home and bask in its warming scent—but, not before we treated ourselves to a nice, relaxing bubble bath. After bathing, we applied the lightweight body butter to damp skin and discovered an instant soothing sensation, as the body butter worked to nourish and moisturize the skin on our body. What’s more? The rich body butter is lightweight and didn’t leave our limbs feeling like a greasy mess.
How To Use It: After showering or bathing, apply the nourishing Almond Body Butter from The Body Shop to damp skin and massage in upward, circular motions. Reapply throughout the day as needed.
The Body Shop Almond Body Butter, $21 MSRP
THE BODY SHOP VITAMIN E NOURISHING BODY BUTTER REVIEW
Looking for a body butter that can give your skin a boost of antioxidants? Look no further than The Body Shop’s Vitamin E Nourishing Body Butter! Enriched with vitamin E and the brand’s Community Trade shea butter and cocoa butter, the lightweight, fast-absorbing body butter is neutrally scented and can provide the skin with a boost of hydration to soothe and condition the skin.
Why We Love It: If scented products aren’t your thing, The Body Shop’s Vitamin E Nourishing Body Butter may be right up your alley. After receiving a complimentary sample of the neutrally scented body butter, the skin on our bodies felt ultra soft, smooth, and well-nourished thanks to a rich blend of vitamin E, shea butter, and cocoa butter. What’s more? Vitamin E is chocked full of antioxidants that can play an important role in anti-aging skin care.
How To Use It: After showering or bathing, reach for The Body Shop’s Vitamin E Nourishing Butter and apply liberally to the surface of the skin. Massage in upward, circular motions until the creamy texture is absorbed and reapply throughout the day as needed.
THE BODY SHOP BRITISH ROSE INSTANT GLOW BODY BUTTER REVIEW
Awaken your senses with The Body Shop’s British Rose Instant Glow Body Butter. Enriched with the essence of hand-picked roses from Britain and formulated for normal to dry skin types, the floral-scented skin hydrator can provide 24-hour moisture.
Why We Love It: If you love floral scented bath and body products—but, find that many have an overwhelming aroma to them—consider reaching for The Body Shop’s British Rose Instant Glow Body Butter. Formulated with a subtle hint of British roses, the lightweight, luxurious butter can leave normal to dry skin looking—and feeling—ultra-soft, smooth, and well-nourished. What’s more? After receiving complimentary samples of the botanical-inspired body butter, we found that not only did our skin feel soothed and comforted upon application, the faint rose garden scent provided our bodies with a long-lasting, refreshing scent, too.
How To Use It: Upon showering or relaxing in a warm bubble bath, apply a liberal amount of The Body Shop’s British Rose Instant Glow Body Butter to damp, towel dried skin. Then, massage the creamy butter in upward circular motions until absorbed. Reapply throughout the day as needed.
THE BODY SHOP HEMP HEAVY DUTY BODY MOISTURE PROTECTOR REVIEW
Looking for the ultimate body butter to use on dry to very dry skin? Look no further than The Body Shop’s Hemp Heavy Duty Body Moisture Protector. Enriched with the brand’s Community Trade hemp seed oil from France, the ultra-hydrating moisturizer can provide dry skin on the body with a soothing sensation upon application.
Why We Love It: When it comes to dry skin, we want something that can not only promote hydration, but can leave our skin feeling soothed, too. Enter: The Body Shop’s Hemp Heavy Duty Body Moisture Protector. After receiving complimentary samples of the best-selling body butter to test and review, those of us with ultra-dry skin couldn’t wait to try it out. The results? Silky soft skin that not only looked well-nourished and hydrated, but felt soothed and comforted, too!
How To Use It: After showering or bathing, apply a liberal amount of The Body Shop’s Hemp Heavy Duty Body Moisture Protector to damp skin and massage in upward circular motions until the product is evenly distributed. Reapply throughout the day as needed.
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