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I have baby fine, color treated hair. This conditions well and detangles without weighing down my hair. The only things that disappoint me are that the company engages in animal testing (so I will not repurchase) and I cannot recycle the container.
April 24, 2012
Side step this one
I don't care for this soap. Like other bar soaps, it is just too drying. While it does it fragrance free and does not irritate my skin, it makes my skin feel tight and does not seem to rinse clean. It is also expensive. I like Clinique's liquid soap much better.
April 23, 2012
While I love the fresh, clean, not to sweet fragrance, I just cannot recommend this body lotion. I got a sample. On application it kind of pills. It is difficut to rub in and feels slimey and sticky--very odd texture. It remains waxy feeling and my hands still felt dry. The main reason I do not like this product is the ingredients. Ingredients are listed in order by the ingredient most prevelant to least. The first ingredient is water which I am guessing is to thin it (water is not hydrating--note how chapped your skin gets from hand washing). The second most prevelant ingredient is cetearyl glucoside which is an emulsifier. An emulsifier keeps the ingredients from separating. The third most prevelant ingredient is fragrance, which I find alarming. This lotion contains more fragrance than moisturizer! It is just listed as "fragrance". It does not specify whether it is synthetic or natural--it is very vague. If it is synthetic, it is not really as natural as it touts itself to be. If it contains natural citrus oils--wow! Citrus oils are known to irritate skin and should be used sparingly if at all, mixed in with beauty products. Sure enough, it made my hands sting and turn red. Glad I did not slather it on elsewhere. I would absolutely not personally endorse it for sensitive skin, or even regular use. If you like the citrusy blood orange scent, Bliss had body butters which have great citrusy fragrance, but also moisturizers and benificial ingredients up much higher on the ingredient list.
April 23, 2012
Nice but not for everyone
It is a nice vibrant, spicy, energetic scent, but it made my skin break out in red bumps where I sampled it. Ginger is a known skin irritant so this is not for those with sensitive skin or even daily use. Bummer because I really like the fragrance.
April 18, 2012
I originally like this parfum. It is a light, clear, floral blend with a note like lilies of the valley or something. It did not smell unique but pretty. I was surprised and disappointed that the scent was almost gone after it dried. This never happened to me before, so you may want to test it before you buy because it is pricey.
April 18, 2012
Luxurious lather and great for easily irritated skin
This is an excellent product for sensitive skin (even for babies). It is fragrance-free, color-free, and irritant-free. It has a luxurious lather--almost like a bubble bath without the irrirtation and rinses leaving your skin and hair feeling clean but not dry or greasy. It is great for family vacations because it is good for baby's skin, no fragrance to scare your husband, it can be used as a bubble bathe or shower gel, and one product washes hair and body. It is a little bit expensive which is why I originally gave it a "9", but way worth the money. I had to bump it up to "10" because despite the price, I keep stocking up on this. It is my favorite. The company also does NOT engage in animal testing which is a huge plus!
April 17, 2012
excellent lightweight smoothing cream, but tests on animals
The only problem I have with this product is that the company conducts animal testing which is unecessary. There are so many quality companies that have abandoned animal testing that I will look elsewhere. It is also heavily fragranced-kind of a coconut smell. I got a sample of this and rubbed a nickel size into my palms and smoothed my baby fine shoulder length hair. I tried it both on damp hair, which I blowed out and dry hair that was frizzing. It worked great. It smoothed my hair pretty much all day without weighing it down or looking greasy (note the directions say NOT to put it on the ends of your hair). It is very inexpensive. Overall it is quality product. I would use it regularly if Dove stopped animal testing.
April 13, 2012
First of all, this company has awesome products that REALLY work without animal testing-right on! This product is fragrance, color, and irritant free. My skin tone and texture has improved noticeably since using this product. It is fairly priced. And it is one of the only retinol products my super sensitive skin can tolerate. The packaging also keeps the product clean and the great ingredients potent.
March 22, 2012
I have blemish prone, but very sensitive, allergy prone combination skin as well. This product does an excellent cleansing the face gently, yet thoroughly-no makeup residue. My face feels clean, healthy, and soft, but not dry. It works better than more expensive brands. It is fragrance-free, color-free, irritant-free, and they do not engage in animal testing. I don't know what could improve this--I really love it.
March 22, 2012
Brilliant!!! A real treat for sensitive skin that is feeling oily
This is an outstanding mask. It only takes about 10-15 minutes. The mask absorbs excess oil andhas a refreshing cooling effect without drying out the skin. It works great on extremely sensitive, allergy prone skin. It was awesome for dry/combination skin. It really balanced my skin, made it soft and smooth, and lessened the appearance of my pores. It also helps me prevent my monthly acne breakouts. I love it--it is a real treat! And NO animal testing!!!
March 20, 2012