Shea Butter Cream Oil Body Wash (Discontinued)

by Dove  
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$8.99 - 24 fl. oz.
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Category:
Skin Care > Sensitive Skin Products > Body Soaps/Washes
Last Updated:
5/20/2014
Jar Packaging:
No
Tested On Animals:
Yes

This is a good moisturizing body wash from Dove, though it’s a bit disappointing that it contains a small amount of soap ingredients (tallow acid) as these certainly weren’t needed in a formula that already contains sufficient non-soap cleansing agents.

Best for normal to dry skin that’s not prone to breakouts, this body wash lathers nicely, cushions skin as it cleanses, and leaves it feeling soft. It rinses decently, though won’t leave skin feeling residue-free. That can be fine for dry skin because the “residue” is mostly from the plant oils this contains. Those with oily, breakout-prone skin will likely not enjoy how this body wash makes their skin feel.

Like all Dove Body Washes, this contains fragrance.

Dove has created a whipped blend of rich cream infused with the perfect touch of shea butter that melts into dry, dull skin, leaving it soft, smooth and radiant. Let the delicate scent of warm vanilla and brown sugar envelop your senses.

Water, Sodium Lauroyl Isethionate, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Petrolatum, Lauric Acid, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Stearic Acid, Glycerin, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Fragrance, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Sodium Isethionate, Lauryl Alcohol, Tallow Acid or Palmitic Acid, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Isostearic Acid, DMDM Hydantoin, Tetrasodium EDTA, Etidronic Acid, Methylisothiazolinone, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Red 33, Yellow 5 Lake

From its beginnings in the 1940s with its still-available original Beauty Bar, Dove has expanded and the curiously curtailed its selection of skin-care products to the point where their facial care offerings are back to nothing more than bar cleansers.

Although their Beauty Bars have their share of problems (such as containing drying ingredients and not rinsing well), they're better than traditional bar soap. However, if you can get past your propensity for bar cleansers, neighboring lines at the drugstore offer better, gentler, water soluble cleansers (the kind Dove has offered in the past).

Where Dove holds sway at the drugstore is with its vast selection of body washes. Although the formulas often differ only by fragrance, for the most part they are excellent, affordable options, especially for normal to dry skin. The body washes in their men's line aren't quite as elegant as those in the main line, and guys should know their skin will do just fine with Dove's regular body washes.

Note: All Dove products contain fragrance unless otherwise noted.

For more information about Dove, call (800) 761-3683 or visit www.dove.com.

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