Derma V10 Cocoa Body Butter

Hi there! Today I’m reviewing Derma V10‘s Cocoa Body Butter. I’ve previously tried one of Derma V10’s body butters, and I’ve been happy with it. So I thought I should try more products from this brand. And as a big fan of all things chocolatey, buying their cocoa body butter was an easy choice. 🙂

How’s the product? I’m very happy with it! This body butter hydrates my skin well without making it feel sticky. And the fragrance is extremely nice. It reminds me of cocoa powder for hot chocolate (similar to Nesquik’s). It’s yummy!

Derma V10‘s Cocoa Body Butter is available as 220ml for £1 at the usual bargain stores. I’m sure that I’ll finish this body butter in no time! And I have no doubt that I’ll buy it again!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

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Reducing My Oldies Stash – Boots Extracts Cocoa Butter Body Butter

Hi there! Today’s post is about Boots Extracts Cocoa Butter Body Butter. I can’t believe I never reviewed this! Boots seem to be redoing their Extracts collection, and I hope this one’s going to be part of whatever new collection they come up with. Here’s why…

This body butter is the most wonderful cocoa butter I’ve ever tried. The fragrance is hot cocoa and chocolate, and the formula is a dream. This body butter is insanely nourishing. It makes my skin feel super soft without making it feel sticky. This body butter is simply amazing!

Boots Extracts Cocoa Butter Body Butter is available as 200ml. I purchased this body butter as part of a half price gift set.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Vegan & Cruelty-Free Gift Idea – Superdrug Naturals Body Butter Collection – Lotus Flower & Cherry Blossom, Cocoa Butter & Vanilla, Cherry & Macadamia

Hi there! A few days ago one of my work mates told me she was struggling to find a present for her cousin’s birthday. She said she doesn’t want to spend a lot of money because the two of them aren’t that close. But it’s not like they don’t like each other, so she doesn’t want to give her cousin a rubbish birthday present – or none at all.

I had an idea right away. 🙂 And I know many people struggle to find a cheap but nice present every once in a while. So I thought I’d share my gift idea with you! I suggested my work mate get a small wicker basket (or something similar) and fill it with a few nice products, like Superdrug’s Naturals body butters. My work mate loved the idea. She told me she bought these body butters and she found a little gift basket in the post-Easter clearance sale at a local store. Job done!
Superdrug Body Butters
Now, what’s so special about this kind of present? Well, nothing really. But I think the idea of getting a beauty hamper (well, almost) as a birthday present is quite nice. And products like body butters are always useful because every woman moisturises her skin (at least once in a while).

The reason I suggested these body butters is because they’re cheap (£3.99 each, but they’re on special – BOGOF or half price – almost all the time). And these body butters are really good! They contain vitamin E and pro-vitamin B5 and the formula is great (soft, easy to apply, non-sticky). The body butters carry the Leaping Bunny logo, so the products are cruelty-free and suitable for vegans! Oh, and the fragrances are lovely too!
Superdrug Lotus Flower Cherry Blossom
Superdrug Lotus Flower & Cherry Blossom Body Butter smells heavenly. It bursts with freshness and sweetness – the perfect combination of lotus and cherry blossoms. Beautiful!
Superdrug Cocoa Vanilla
Superdrug Cocoa Butter & Vanilla Body Butter smells lovely and sweet, but it’s no surprise since it contains cocoa butter and vanilla. The scent leans towards vanilla, but I don’t mind because it reminds me of vanilla milk.
Superdrug Cherry Macadamia
Superdrug Cherry & Macadamia Body Butter is absolutely gorgeous. Its scent is sweet and quite strong, but it’s very natural and yummy. I think this body butter smells like cherry yoghurt on my skin!

So, next time you have to get a female relative, friend or co-worker a cheap but nice gift, why not just buy a basket and fill it with lovely products?! I hope you found this post helpful. Feel free to share your ideas for a cheap and cheerful gift in the comments. 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant Non-Greasy Lotion

Vaseline Cocoa RadiantHi there! My local Poundworld had lots of different Vaseline products the other day. And some of them went straight in my basket.

The first product I tried was Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant Non-Greasy Lotion.

First of all, this body lotion smells delicious. It has a lovely cocoa/chocolate scent, but it’s not too sweet or too foody. Very nice!

And I love how this body lotion feels on my skin. It’s like I’m wrapped in a cocoon. The only other body lotion (of those I’ve tried in the past couple of months) that did the same was Garnier’s Aloe Vera lotion.

The non-greasy formula is another big plus. I know I get tons of moisture from this body lotion. But it doesn’t make my skin feel sticky.

This body lotion has become a beauty favourite of mine. I’ll definitely keep buying it, and I recommend it without hesitating. 11 stars!

Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant Non-Greasy Lotion is available as 200ml for about £2.79, and 400ml for about £5.49. However, I’ve recently seen (and bought) the 200ml bottle for £1 at Poundworld.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Superdrug Cocoa Butter & Vanilla Body Butter

Hi there! A couple of weeks ago I reviewed the first of my new body butters from Superdrug. I’ve finished the Cherry & Macadamia butter and have moved on to Superdrug Cocoa Butter & Vanilla Body Butter.

In terms of quality, this body butter is really good. It contains vitamin E and pro-vitamin B5 and it leaves my skin feeling soft and silky. I couldn’t ask for more.
Superdrug Cocoa Vanilla
This body butter also smells lovely and sweet, but it’s no surprise since it contains cocoa butter and vanilla. The scent leans towards vanilla, but I don’t mind because it reminds me of vanilla milk.

Superdrug Cocoa Butter & Vanilla Body Butter is available as 200 ml for £3.99 – but watch out for half price offers. Just like the other Superdrug beauty products, this butter carries the Leaping Bunny logo. It is cruelty-free and suitable for vegans.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde