The Body Shop Cocoa Butter Hand and Body Lotion Review

The Body Shop Cocoa Butter Hand and Body Lotion Review

The Body Shop is an iconic British retail brand with an extensive and growing global presence. Its Cocoa Butter Hand and Body Lotion are super-rich creamy which moisturizes, softens, and smoothes skin.

It is best if you want to soften and boost your skin’s elasticity and suppleness with a best-selling, irresistibly chocolate-scented lotion. Best for: very dry skin and pregnant women to help prevent stretch marks.

How it works:

Community Trade cocoa butter, an excellent moisturizer that melts at body temperature, is rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidants. Sunflower seed oil is very rich in essential fatty acids to help restore the skin’s natural moisture barrier to improve smoothness and suppleness. It is made with Community Trade Cocoa Butter from Ghana.

Cocoa Butter Hand and Body Lotion
Cocoa Butter Hand and Body Lotion


Aqua/Water/Eau (Solvent/Diluent), Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter/Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter (Emollient), Glycerin (Humectant), Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil/Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil (Emollient), Ceteth-20 (Emulsifier), Ethylhexyl Palmitate (Skin Conditioning Agent), Steareth-2 (Emulsifier), Dimethicone (Skin Conditioning Agent), Phenoxyethanol (Preservative), Benzyl Alcohol (Preservative), Carbomer (Stabiliser/Viscosity Modifier), Potassium Sorbate (Preservative), Methylparaben (Preservative), Parfum/Fragrance (Fragrance), Propylparaben (Preservative), Sodium Hydroxide (pH Adjuster), Citronellol (Fragrance Ingredient), Benzophenone-4 (Ultraviolet Light Absorber), Disodium EDTA (Chelating Agent), Linalool (Fragrance Ingredient), Geraniol (Fragrance Ingredient), Amyl Cinnamal (Fragrance Ingredient), Hydroxycitronellal (Fragrance Ingredient), Benzyl Salicylate (Fragrance Ingredient), Limonene (Fragrance Ingredient), Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone (Fragrance Ingredient), Benzyl Benzoate (Solvent), Isoeugenol (Fragrance Ingredient), Cinnamyl Alcohol (Fragrance Ingredient), CI 15985/Yellow 6 (Colour), CI 19140/Yellow 5 (Colour).

Cocoa Butter – Is an excellent moisturizer that melts at body temperature, leaving the skin feeling soft and silky smooth.
Glycerine – Is an effective moisturizer that helps improve softness and maximize hydration.

Price in India – Rs 695


  • It goes on silky smooth and keeps me moisturized all day long.
  • It gets easily absorbed into the skin and is a strong moisturizer, you remain moisturized the whole day long.
  • It Smells amazing, like a very light and creamy hot cocoa, like the kind you make with condensed milk.
  • It is a very soothing, cozy, comforting scent. increase skin elasticity and prevent stretch marks plus keep you moisturized all day long.


  • Very expensive, keeping in mind its quality.
  • It smells horrible according to some, and the smell is nothing like the product you get in the store.
  • This lotion is nice, but it is very thin and liquid in consistency.

Suggested read: Top 10 Moisturizing Creams

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