The Body Shop Strawberry Puree Review

by Assistant Editor on November 20, 2013

in B Grade, Body shop, Reviews, Skincare

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Guest Review By Adi

I love how most TBS products have ‘unfit for consumption’ written on them. They do smell good enough to eat, and there have been countless times when I have been tempted to disregard that warning!! :P as far as the Strawberry Puree goes, they should write that line in huge bold letters. I think you all must’ve guessed that I am crazy about this product! If you want to know why, read on :)

My take on the product:

The packaging is in the form of a transparent plastic bottle with a pump mechanism. I’m all for this, except that some product tends to get stuck in the pipe and nozzle, and so gets wasted.

The transparent packaging allows the lovely light pink colour of the puree to come through, which I love! The moisturizer has a consistency in-between that of lotion and cream. It spreads very easily and initially it feels a bit ‘wet’ on the skin, like lotion. But that settles almost immediately. It is very light on the skin and it’s absorbed instantly, which makes it a perfect moisturizer for the summer months. For winter, not so much – you’ll probably need something heavier like cold cream or something.

Of course, it’s a given that the fragrance is beyond amazing. It’s so fruity, and not in a nauseating way – it’s just right! No offense, but you know the Vaseline Cocoa butter moisturizer (or something like that, I don’t remember exactly what it’s called), I find the scent too sweet – like it’s a bit overwhelming. The fragrance of the puree is more subtle, but it’s noticeable and it stays for atleast 2-3 hours, which I love!!

It has surely become my HG moisturizer and oh how I love the fragrance! I really, REALLY recommend this when your skin needs a light dose of moisture. Before sleeping, however, I tend to use a heavier moisturizer like the Garnier Body Cocoon because I have very dry skin in winters and the puree doesn’t provide enough moisture, my skin still looks dry after applying it.

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What’s to love?

  1. AMAZING fragrance
  2. Provides a decent level of moisturization to the skin
  3. Does not feel heavy or greasy on the skin
  4. Cute packaging
  5. A little goes a long way, so one bottle will last you quite a while!
  6. Cruelty free

What’s to hate?

  1. Expensive :(
  2. Some product gets stuck in the pump and so gets wasted
  3. Definitely not moisturizing enough for winters

Rating: B

Price: Rs 595

Final recommendation: There’s a reason why this baby never goes on sale (10% is hardly any discount TBS, do you guys hear me?!), even though it falls short in the moisturizing department, I would repurchase it solely for its heavenly fragrance. If strawberry is not your fave, try out the other variants, they’re equally yummy and you’re sure to find something that floats your boat :)

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Manasi November 20, 2013 at 10:12 am

Nice review Adi…..I don’t like strawberry that much so I will skip this…. :P
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Krithi November 20, 2013 at 10:47 am

I love Strawberry and this might be good for winter as well…
Great review
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lisha November 20, 2013 at 11:20 am

Such gorgeous pics!! I ordered this along with many other goodies from TBS Usa. They have a flat 50% off on bath and body products so best time to stock up if you have some relative or friend coming over :D
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Gowthami November 20, 2013 at 11:35 am

I like strawberry so much!! Will give t a try…
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arthi November 20, 2013 at 12:35 pm

Hi, Great review ! i submitted a guest article 2 days back and yesterday, there is no response. Please
let me know if this will be published.


arthi ramesh November 20, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Please respond to the e-mails or let me know if i have to resesnd it. I love your blog !!
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sahana November 20, 2013 at 6:09 pm

I always LOVE the lotions from bodyshop. Especially their fragrance. I like them more than their butter sometimes.
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Supria November 20, 2013 at 7:12 pm

Unfit for consumption lol!
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Jyoti November 20, 2013 at 10:54 pm

I love strawberry so I will give it a try <3 nice review
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vineetha November 21, 2013 at 3:38 am

I love TBS Body butters and lotions in general. They alwys have some kind of sale going on. So mostly get 30-40% off!
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thedelhibride November 21, 2013 at 4:24 pm

This is the perfect summer moisturiser! It doesn’t leave any greasy feeling at all, and the smell! It’s definitely not overpowering, and leaves a sweet scent on you for hours!


Saniya@beautynbuzz November 21, 2013 at 7:22 pm

I love its fragrance…but yep..not for winters!! Lovely review :)
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Mayuri November 21, 2013 at 11:42 pm

I love TBS products esp their body butters. this sounds yummy! :) nice review
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Swati November 22, 2013 at 3:53 pm

Sounds yummy!
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Sangeeta November 23, 2013 at 10:12 pm

I like their body butters better. This sounds nice.
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