SGVegan was chosen as part of an exclusive group of talented beauty and lifestyle bloggers to test and review a series of green products from Vines and Roots.
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The very 1st star product from Vines and Roots body range is…
Soothing Body Oil with Lavender and Neroli :)
SGVegan_Vines and Roots Soothing Body Oil
The Soothing Body Oil contains only 100% pure plant extracts and organic essential oils (English Lavender and Rose Geranium) packed with many therapeutic active compounds. Neroli oil is a superfood (!) for the skin as it regenerates skin cells, promotes smooth skin and restores broken capillaries. This means it is particularly suitable for mature skin as it heals scars and stretch-marks.
Plus, its vegan friendly! No animals were harmed for beauty ^-^
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So, I decided to try it on the boyfriend as seen from the photo above.
He just ran 10km and had a shower (recommended to apply after a shower or bath).
I noticed he has some really visible capillaries beneath his skin. Probably the result of training for the upcoming 42km Standard Chartered Marathon.
SGVegan_Vines and Roots Soothing Body Oil (before and after)
As you can see from the before/after pic, right after the Soothing Body Oil is absorbed into the skin, I noticed that the capillaries are not so visible.
Plus, the Soothing Body Oil absorbs really rapidly into the skin, leaving a subtle satin sheen. Definitely good for ladies if we apply it onto our legs after a day of high heels..!
According to the features and benefits I was sent, this was to be expected.
- Contains only 100% pure plant extracts and organic essential oils packed with many therapeutic active compounds
- Hydrates, replenishes moisture and leaves skin supple
- Intensively balances and nourishes skin, stimulating it to regenerate and repair without clogging pores
- Lightweight formula which absorbs instantly into skin, and leaves a subtle satin sheen – no greasy residue
- Calming and mood-lifting
- Pleasant natural scent with a blend of citrus and floral notes
- Does not contain artificial fragrances, preservatives and colorants
- Non-toxic, non-sensitizing and non-irritating
Plus, it was a nice and calming back massage for the boyfriend. We felt pampered by the scent as it has hints of “atas-nes” (Singlish: high-class) to it (smells like rose) which soothes and relaxes the both of us. Although the scent was strong, it was not overpowering and sickly. Highly recommended for both genders! :)
In addition, what I really like about Vines and Roots Body Oil is their choice of packaging! Its a safe and eco-friendly packaging to minimise environmentally unfriendly packaging. In fact, I noticed it was easy to dispense the oil by simply giving the bottle a light shake downwards. :)
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Vines and Roots Soothing Body Oil is currently retailing @ S$68 on their online store here.
If you purchase this Soothing Body Oil before 30 November 2014, you will receive a complimentary 100% Natural Insect Repellent from Pure Beginnings (UP: S$9). :)
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PS: Do note that there is a slight discrepancy on the front label. The ingredients list is accurate and reflects that the only organic ingredients are English Lavender and Rose Geranium. There is also no Valerian present in the new improved formulation. Vines and Roots thanked me for picking up the discrepancies and they have promised to ensure corrective changes are reflected in their next batch of Body Oils.