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Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion, Original 12 fl oz (350 ml)

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Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion, Original, 12 fl oz
 
4.1

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (15)
  • Moisturizes well (15)
  • Absorbs quickly (12)
  • Not greasy (12)
  • Softens skin (12)

Cons

  • Bad smell (4)

Best Uses

  • After shower/bath (13)
  • Bedtime (8)
  • Winter dryness (8)
  • Dry/chapped skin (6)
  • Deep moisturization (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (11), Brand buyer (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Simply the BEST!!!

My husband has rather bad eczema and since using this lotion it has almost gone away completely. My skin is very sensitive. In the winter it dries out so bad that my hands will...Read complete review

My husband has rather bad eczema and since using this lotion it has almost gone away completely. My skin is very sensitive. In the winter it dries out so bad that my hands will crack and bleed. I have tried so many different lotions from prescription to over the counter. Every single product that I have tried makes my hands feel like they are on fire. The moment I put this on my hands they didn't hurt. There was no pain at all. After the second application my hands felt soft and smooth with no chapping at all. The smell is very light and pleasant. I also use it on both my sons after bath time.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I ordered the trial size ...

I ordered the trial size of this moisturizer before taking the plunge to buy full size and am I glad I did! The moisturizing properties of this lotion are not very good at all...Read complete review

I ordered the trial size of this moisturizer before taking the plunge to buy full size and am I glad I did! The moisturizing properties of this lotion are not very good at all for dry skin. It did not do the job for me as a winter moisturizer. The scent reminds me of cheap suntan lotion, which really bothered me throughout the day. Guess it's back to the hunt for a truly moisturizing natural body lotion which has a pleasant scent.

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2.0

Not great

By jane doe

from san jose, ca

Staff Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Cheap

    Best Uses

      Comments about Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion, Original, 12 fl oz:

      Bad quality

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      My favorite daily lotion

      By Wendy P

      from Beverly Hills, CA

      describe yourself Budget Buyer

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Long Lasting
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great
      • Softens Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • After Shower/Bath
        • Bedtime
        • Winter Dryness

        Comments about Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion, Original, 12 fl oz:

        I love this lotion! The original scent smells great without being too strong, so you can mix it with a scented lotion or perfume. It moisturizes really well without being greasy, keeps your skin soft all day. My new favorite daily lotion.

         
        1.0

        New Formulation Smells Bad

        By cskline77

        from Georgia

        describe yourself Brand Buyer

        See all my reviews

        Pros

          Cons

          • Bad Smell

          Best Uses

            Comments about Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion, Original, 12 fl oz:

            I had used this product for years and loved it. The new formulation is not an improvement. It smells bad - so bad it gives me a head ache - and is too thick going on. They ruined a good product in my opinion. I won't be buying it again and will have to throw away the three new bottles I bought as each time I try to put it on, tbe smell is too much.

             
            1.0

            NEW FORMULA

            By Barara

            from Mid-Atlantic

            See all my reviews

            Comments about Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion, Original, 12 fl oz:

            The first 2 ingredients are now water and glycerin.Safflower seed oil is further down the list.Not sure if this is really an "improvement"

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            BEWARE! New formula, scent not as nice.

            By Peg

            from NJ

            See all my reviews

            Pros

              Cons

              • Bad Smell
              • Too Greasy or Heavy

              Best Uses

                Comments about Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion, Original, 12 fl oz:

                I used to buy the extra large pump bottles of this moisturizer and LOVED how nicely it soaked into my skin, leaving behind a very mild but pleasant smell. Sadly, the new owners "improved" the formula - probably to save money. My search for a new body lotion begins again...

                 
                5.0

                Great moisturizing lotion! Love it!

                By heyjude

                from indianapolis

                describe yourself Budget Buyer

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Absorbs Quickly
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Moisturizes Well
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • After Shower/Bath
                  • Bedtime
                  • Deep Moisturization
                  • Dry/Chapped Skin
                  • Winter Dryness

                  Comments about Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion, Original, 12 fl oz:

                  Used as hand, body and face lotion.

                   
                  5.0

                  great product

                  By mom24kids

                  from Tampa, FL

                  describe yourself Brand Buyer

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Absorbs Quickly
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Moisturizes Well
                  • Not Greasy
                  • Smells Great
                  • Softens Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • After Shower/Bath
                    • Bedtime
                    • Dry/Chapped Skin

                    Comments about Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion, Original, 12 fl oz:

                    nice paraben free product. Wish they sold the larger 32 oz. bottle on this site.

                     
                    5.0

                    Best lotion

                    By Lilagirl

                    from Washington, DC

                    describe yourself Brand Buyer

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Absorbs Quickly
                    • Goes On Smoothly
                    • Moisturizes Well
                    • Not Greasy
                    • Smells Great
                    • Softens Skin

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • After Shower/Bath
                      • Bedtime

                      Comments about Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion, Original, 12 fl oz:

                      I love this moisturizer. It has all the qualities that I look for: moisturizes well, non-greasy, smells great, and is chemical free. Because it is non-greasy, the moisturizing properties don't last all day and usually I have to apply in the morning and then again at night. However, I much prefer reapplying twice a day rather than having a greasy lotion.

                       
                      2.0

                      Go Fragrance Free!

                      By Jess

                      from Detroit, MI

                      describe yourself Budget Buyer

                      See all my reviews

                      Pros

                      • Goes On Smoothly
                      • Moisturizes Well
                      • Softens Skin

                      Cons

                      • Bad Smell

                      Best Uses

                      • After Shower/Bath
                      • Deep Moisturization
                      • Massage
                      • Winter Dryness

                      Comments about Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion, Original, 12 fl oz:

                      The ORIGINAL scent smells horrible. It smells like cheap floral soap. Definitely buy the Fragrance free. This lotion is worth IS the money, if you buy the fragrance free. I usually like a light scent in my lotions, but not this! Works great for massage

                       
                      5.0

                      Alba makes the best

                      By anna

                      from los angeles

                      See all my reviews

                      Comments about Alba Botanica Very Emollient Body Lotion, Original, 12 fl oz:

                      Wonderful texture, actually moisturizes and is good for you too. I wanted something natural and tried Burts Bees and wasn't impressed. They had cute packaging but every one of their lotions smelled bad or didn't work. This lotion and the unscented version are the only ones I buy anymore. They work on the worst chapped, dry skin and it's so sensitive, I can use it on my very pick face daily too, no acne, no irritation.

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