The Body Shop Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream | Review

 

Hi everyone! The Body Shop India recently introduced the Oils of Life Sleeping Cream to their Oils Of Life range and I’ve been testing this out for the past couple of weeks. As a big fan of the Oils of Life range, I was really excited to try out this new addition to the lineup! Price : Rs 2495 for 80 ml.

 

The Body Shop Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream
The Body Shop Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream

 

The Body Shop Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream
The Body Shop Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream

 

The Oils Of Life range is a nourishing range of products enriched with 3 beautiful, nutritive oils – black cumin seed oil, rosehip seed oil and camellia oil. The Sleeping Cream, as the name suggests, is a night cream that helps moisturize and rejuvenate the skin overnight. The cream comes in a heavy glass jar packaging and has the same signature amber color as the rest of the Oils Of Life range. The texture of the cream is lovely! It has a bouncy, cushiony, gel-cream consistency that would work beautifully for people with normal to oily/combination skin. I love the herbaceous scent of the cream (its a bit on the stronger side though!), it feels very relaxing and natural. The cream nourishes well, has a non-greasy and pleasant feel and gives a fresh boost to the skin. If you have dry skin though, I’d suggest going for the facial oil from the range instead because this cream is on the lighter side in terms of nourishment and may not provide sufficient moisture for very dry skin.

Those who like essential oils in their skin care would love this as it contains several of them like Lavender, Rosemary, Geranium, Roman Chamomile, Marjoram Leaf, Orange Peel and Lavandin. The combination of these essentials oil and the 3 star precious oils from the range helps in repairing, nourishing and soothing the skin. If you have very sensitive skin though that doesn’t react well to fragrance, I’d steer you away from this range as the essential oils may irritate your skin.

 

 

The Body Shop Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream
The Body Shop Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream

 

The cream also claims to provide firming benefits but since I don’t have any sagging or wrinkles yet, I’m not sure how well it lives up to the claim. It does contain Sodium Hyaluronate however which is excellent for moisturizing and plumping the skin due to its unique ability to absorb and hold water.

For me, this works as a nice night time moisturizer that’s not too heavy, has a relaxing, natural scent and does a decent job of moisturizing the skin. I haven’t noted any miraculous changes on my facial skin though and if I have to choose just one product from the range, it would be the Facial Oil. I like this cream but the facial oil seemed to work better for me. And I prefer using oils anyway for my evening skin care.

If you prefer lightweight cream/gel textures though, the Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream is a great way to add some precious oils into your skincare regime!

Rating : 3.9/5

 

The Body Shop Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream
The Body Shop Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream

 

The Body Shop Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream
The Body Shop Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream

 

Have you tried the new Oils Of Life Sleeping Cream from The Body Shop?

Let me know your thoughts below!

 

37 Comments

  1. Hi Ankita 🙂 your reviews are always helpful for me thnx alot!! Even I am a big fan of bodyshop n forest essentials products.. my skin type is combination with occasional acne issues currently I am using Facial oil from "oils of life" range plz suggest me can I top it with this sleeping cream or facial oil is more than sufficient for me. Plz do suggest it would b a great help for me thnx 🙂

  2. HiAnkita. Thanks for the review. I was confused will I use it or not. After ur wonderful comments I am surely going to use it. Can u suggest day cream for me. I had combination skin .

  3. Hi Ankita nice review 🙂 I am a big fan of ur reviews. Can you suggest some day cream for me. I use Teatree day cream but I find it little drying after my sunscreen. I have used seaweed day cream before and that was too oily for me. I have open pores and acne marks on my skin.

  4. you are gorgeous! I dont think any lipstick shade can look bad on you You look a bit like kylie jenner.
    but i want to tell u that i keep seeing fake online ads for fair skin with your pic…you should file a complaint against it.

  5. I am finding that for most of your blogs lately, alot of the reviews are based around just a few brands. Is it possible for you to review many other brands (e.g. benefit cosmetics, Too faced, EL, Lancome, etc.)…I am always finding the same names popping up multiple times and its getting kinda boring 🙁

  6. This Sleeping Cream is a good news for girls like me with excessive oily skin. Generally night creams make skin extra greasy over night especially during humid summer days. Thanks for the review Ankita.

  7. Ankita please suggest me a good night and day cream to start with. I am not much into skin care but lately I have felt the need of starting a skin care routine. I have oily skin. My skin is also prone to pimples.. Should I start with TBS products or La Roche ones.

  8. Thanks for the comprehensive review! If I ever try something from the Oils of Life range, I will definitely check this out over the oil, since my skin tends to be on the oilier side already.

  9. I love how light yet hydrating this cream is. Because the weather is so erratic these days and it gets hot and humid, I have been skipping the oil and using just the cream.

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