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Mother's Special Blend All Natural Skin Toning Oil 8 fl oz (225 ml)

 
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Mother's Special Blend All Natural Skin Toning Oil, 8 fl oz
 
4.3

(based on 49 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Softens skin (19)
  • Goes on smoothly (17)
  • Moisturizes well (17)
  • Long lasting (14)
  • Absorbs quickly (13)

Cons

  • Bad smell (3)

Best Uses

  • After shower/bath (17)
  • Deep moisturization (12)
  • Bedtime (9)
  • Dry/chapped skin (8)
  • Daily use (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (14), Brand buyer (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

My pregnancy must-have

Mother's Special Blend has done so much to make my pregnancy more comfortable -- out of everything I've bought for pregnancy, this product is the one I'd consider most essential. I think I would...Read complete review

Mother's Special Blend has done so much to make my pregnancy more comfortable -- out of everything I've bought for pregnancy, this product is the one I'd consider most essential. I think I would rather travel without my toothbrush than without this. I'm starting my third trimester, and I use the oil every night before I go to sleep. Sometimes I use it in the morning as well, or after showering or swimming. As long as I use it regularly, I've experienced no itching as I've expanded, which is saying something -- I have sensitive skin prone to itchiness, and even missing one day of using this oil leaves me scratching my belly. It has also totally solved the major breast irritation and soreness I was experiencing before I purchased this. My skin is in such good shape that I intend to use it postpartum as well. The fact that it's an oil, rather than a cream or salve, is a huge benefit. It's easy to spread quickly over a large area -- which is increasingly important! -- and doesn't require any rubbing over sensitive skin. I have no problems whatsoever with the smell. I think it's nice, but it's very subtle and doesn't stick around. It is an oil so I won't be surprised or disappointed if it stains clothing, but that somehow hasn't happened to me at all.

I know that the big question, for many women, will be whether it prevents stretch marks. When I was first shopping around, this was my main criteria, so I invested in two salves that had the highest online reviews for stretch mark prevention. They were much more expensive than this, took more time to apply, and weren't nearly as soothing. I bought the Mother's Special Blend kind of on a whim at my natural foods store, and was surprised when I liked it so much better than the rest. This oil has done so much to keep me comfortable during pregnancy that I would use it even if it did nothing to prevent stretch marks. That being said, I think it definitely helps a lot, and may even prevent them entirely if you use it enough. I've already developed a few stretch marks, but I know that I'm genetically prone to stretch marks and they're in areas where I wasn't using the oil thickly or regularly. I know that I have zero stretch marks where I have used the oil consistently. But I still have a few months left to go.

Are there other body oils out there that might do just as much? I really can't say. I have tried my former standby body lotions while travelling a couple of times, and these were totally ineffective in helping with itching. I'll probably try other oils when I run out of my current bottle of Mother's Special Blend, just to see if there's something cheaper, but I won't experiment for very long. I am extremely satisfied with this product and the price I paid for it, especially considering how much you get. I'll bet my current bottle will last from the beginning of my second trimester until halfway through my third trimester, and I apply liberally.

I hope my review is helpful. I highly recommend this product to all pregnant women.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Too soon to tell

I am only in my first trimester so I have just been using this product on my breasts so far as a precautionary measure. I find the smell to be very strong and coconutty. ...Read complete review

I am only in my first trimester so I have just been using this product on my breasts so far as a precautionary measure. I find the smell to be very strong and coconutty. I would think that for pregnant women who can smell everything, they might want to tone this down a bit!! Not sure if I am going to keep buying this product or try to find something else.

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5.0

will use it forever

By protective mommy

from michigan

describe yourself Budget Buyer

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Good Value
  • Lightweight
  • No smell

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Mother's Special Blend All Natural Skin Toning Oil, 8 fl oz:

    i started using this when i was pregnant to prevent stretch marks and it worked i put it everywhere everytime i got out of the shower. my son is now 3 and i still use it especially in the winter...my husband recently starting using it cause he had a really dry ichy spot that wouldnt go away and its working he puts it on daily as well. will use this as long as they make it.

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 Minutes

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    4.0

    It even faded my old stretchmarks!

    By shayna

    from missouri

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Mother's Special Blend All Natural Skin Toning Oil, 8 fl oz:

      I started using this oil the moment i found out i was pregnant and i didn't get one new stretchmark this time around and it even faded my old ones i got from my last pregnacy! No lie. I would recommend this to anyone. Yes i didn't care to much for the oil feel but hey it did the job for me! :)

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      5.0

      love it

      By poppyseed

      from GA

      describe yourself Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Good Value
      • Lightweight
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Mother's Special Blend All Natural Skin Toning Oil, 8 fl oz:

        I use this everyday. It is great to relieve the itchy skin related to pregnancy. I will continue to use this even after I deliver.

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 10 Minutes

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Nothing Compares!

        By Josie

        from Albuquerque, NM

        describe yourself Budget Buyer

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Good Value
        • Lightweight
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Mother's Special Blend All Natural Skin Toning Oil, 8 fl oz:

          My sister-in-law used this product when she was pregnant and didn't get any stretch marks. My weight tends to fluctuate so I use it to prevent my stretch marks from getting worse and it helps tremendously. I've used other products and nothing works like this one. I highly recommend it.

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 30 Minutes

          Comment on this review

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Love it but...

          By Prettieeyez

          from New York

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Bad Smell

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Bedtime

          Comments about Mother's Special Blend All Natural Skin Toning Oil, 8 fl oz:

          This product is good loved it at first...made my skin feel real soft...but after awhile I started noticing that my clothes had a awful scent to it. So I would suggest you use clothes that you dont mind throwing out after for example my pregnancy.

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          NOTHING SPECIAL

          By srz

          from texas

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Mother's Special Blend All Natural Skin Toning Oil, 8 fl oz:

              I'm annoyed by those pregnant women who write raving reviews in when they are in their 1st/2nd trimester when you don't really get stretch marks. i'm 3 wks away from delivery and have been using this everyday and still got stretch marks. they are very faint and very low but i still got them. i will say that my belly doesn't itch at all which is why i give it 3 stars. personally i think getting stretch marks has to do with how much weight you gain. if you gain a lot expect stretch marks. if you don't gain as much and are very skinny to begin with your skin doesn't have much room to stretch.

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              5.0

              like it

              By arla

              from NJ

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizes Well
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • After Shower/Bath

                Comments about Mother's Special Blend All Natural Skin Toning Oil, 8 fl oz:

                the biggest pros - it's natural

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Not just for expecting mothers

                By KO

                from MA

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                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Mother's Special Blend All Natural Skin Toning Oil, 8 fl oz:

                  Love this stuff. During the winter I use it all over after a shower. During the summer just on my legs and arms. Absorbs quickly, non-greasy. My skin has never been in better shape. I used to have oily skin and would clean with the anti-acne cleansers and use light lotion only to dry out and still have breakouts on my body. After reading about overdrying and how it can exacerbate breakouts, I took a simpler approach. Cleanse with a mild soap and use this oil. I no longer have breakouts (and I workout daily) and my skin is so soft and smooth. I also like that it does not have an overpowering smell (fades quickly) that clashes with my perfume and is natural.

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Its stuff really works

                  By tabby

                  from jefferson, LA

                  describe yourself Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Absorbs Quickly
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Softens Skin

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • After Shower/Bath
                    • Deep Moisturization
                    • Stretch Marks

                    Comments about Mother's Special Blend All Natural Skin Toning Oil, 8 fl oz:

                    stretch marks almost gone in a week!

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    great moisturizer

                    By PHK

                    from CA

                    describe yourself Budget Buyer

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                    Pros

                    • Goes On Smoothly
                    • Long Lasting
                    • Moisturizes Well
                    • Smells Great
                    • Softens Skin

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't Absorb Well
                    • Too Greasy or Heavy

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Mother's Special Blend All Natural Skin Toning Oil, 8 fl oz:

                    have no idea if it works for stretch mark.

                    it works great as moisturizer also the price is lovely.

                    note: i have dry skin so it may be a little too too greasy. it takes while to absorb. but once it's absorbed, it's not greasy at all.

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