Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Kiehl's Creme de Corps 10 Day Challenge!

When it comes to body lotions - for me - there is one that stands out above the rest. Here is my all-time favourite body lotion...

Kiehl's Creme de Corps


I would use a photo of my own bottle, but I am preparing to move house and have packed the lead away!

The label claims that after 10 days of continuous use, skin is left with a texture like no other! So, I decided to take the challenge and put it to the test.

I bought a 250ml bottle a few months ago and was using it once a week, as I couldn't (at the time) justify using such an expensive body lotion every day. That way of thinking has gone out the window and I am enjoying using it every day :)

The first day of the 10 day challenge started on Sunday 15th May and ended yesterday. I applied it all over after my daily bath/shower (depending on whether I was in the mood for a soak or a quick drench!). My skin felt amazing - it's especially effective after using a scrub & shaving, as new skin is revealed so the lotion can absorb better.

Applying this rich cream is a cinch - it's non-greasy and it only takes a few minutes to sink in. I always applied it in the evening so that my pyjamas would create heat and help it to absorb. The result? I would wake up with super-soft skin every morning and after just 3 days of applying it continuously, my skin had a lovely glow.

Even though my self-imposed 10 day challenge has passed, I am continuing to apply it daily. I'm addicted to the feeling of having moisturised skin all day! The scent is really light so it doesn't matter which perfume I choose to wear (this is another bonus).

I'm coming to the end of my current bottle, so once pay day arrives, I shall be investing in another one. If used each day, a 250ml bottle should last a month. I always try to apply a light layer all over and make sure I don't use too much. As it's so rich, a light layer is all that's needed anyway.

If you're suffering from dry skin, I cannot recommend this lotion enough. My skin isn't that dry at the moment, but it still needs a bit of daily TLC (who doesn't?!)

Have you applied Creme de Corps for 10 days in a row? Did you get a good result or was it a waste of time & cash? x

4 comments:

  1. A very good review. When I'll get my paycheck I think I'll invest in one bottle to try it out. I've always been curious about the working-ability of this Creme and if you say that it gives a "lovely glow" it's great - that's what I'm looking for! :)

    I've fallen in love with the Palmer's Moisturizing Body Oil. It has a very delicate smell (compared to cream's stench) and it absorbs quickly, yet stays with you all day (or night). Just like you, I tend to put on my body lotions in the evening - the pyjamas and the heat work wonders! X

    P.S. Don’t forget about my giveaway!

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  2. I've also heard great reports about this and would love to try it!

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  3. Great review, makes me want to go out and try this. bit scared about how much it will cost tough!

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  4. @Mademoiselle Lala... thank you :) you should - it's such a great moisturiser! perhaps get the 125ml bottle (it's £15.50) that should last 10 days or more x

    @Strawberry Blonde... get some and thank me later! haha :) x

    @Discovering Beauty... so was I, but then I tried it and got hooked! ;) perhaps get a sample sachet or a small bottle to try it x

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