Don’t you just love Bath & Body Works’ semi-annual sales? Three-wick candles for seven bucks, body sprays for half price, and body lotions for $2? I know I do! I can’t justify spending too much for a body lotion on a regular basis, so I think stocking up during SAS is a great idea. This is Bath & Body Works’ 236 mL White Tea & Ginger Body Lotion, which normally retails for $11.
As you already know, my skin drinks up moisture like there’s no tomorrow (sort of like Mulch Diggums in Artemis Fowl, but less gross). The problem is, I hate the feeling of heavy lotions – can’t stand them! That’s why B&BW’s watery formula works so well for me – it’s superbly hydrating while maintaining a light and painless application.
The plastic container is clear, with a removable chrome cap. I’ve noticed that as opposed to their candles, B&BW chooses much more abstract labels for their body care products; what I mean is that if they were to make a candle for this fragrance (if only!) they would most likely show a literal interpretation of the name, where on the lotion it’s a simple flower. The label reads: WHITE TEA AND GINGER / BODY LOTION / LOTION POUR LE CORPS (yikes!) / SIGNATURE COLLECTION / BATH & BODY WORKS / e 236 mL/8 FL OZ. The product itself is a pale off-white yellow.
I fell in love with white tea back in May, during my trip to New York City. One of the hotels I stayed in had soaps with this scent, and I’ve been obsessed since. So obviously, I love this lotion’s fragrance! It’s fabulously relaxing, almost spa-like, with a perfect mix of herbal goodness and tanginess.
As for lasting power, I would say it lasts a solid day on my skin. I apply it right after I shower at night, and it goes on smoothly and gets absorbed quickly enough to be comfortable, but not so quickly that I’d doubt if it’s working at all. I have tried other body lotions from Bath & Body Works in different scents, and would repurchase them over and over again.
Quick rundown: awesome application, super affordable, and excellent scent – doesn’t get better than that!
What’s your favorite body lotion?
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