Keeping Moisturised this winter.


Hey all,

So im back with a moisturiser review.

Im going to be review 3 products:

  1. Vaseline Essential Moisture (Aloe Fresh Scented)
  2. The Body Shop (Grapefruit & Strawberry Scented)
  3. Victoria’s Secret Mango Temptation (Mango Nectar & Hibiscus)

So firstly the Vaseline Essential Moisture Moisturise.


This moisturiser was £2.69 from Boots. Heres what the company claims it does ‘Vaseline® Essential Moisture Aloe Fresh lotion leaves your skin feeling light & fresh.’

So the important question is “Does this product does what it says?”

My answer is yes. I really enjoyed using this moisturiser it kept my hands feeling soft and well moisturised without that oily feeling some other moisturisers leave your hands with. I also loved the fresh smell it left my hands with.

Price wise, I think £2.69 is a reasonable price for hand moisturisers and as a student, it was very affordable.

Will I buy it again? YES! I absolutely loved it. It was worth every £!


Secondly, The Body Shop (Grapefruit & Strawberry Scented).


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I got these two Body butter from The Body Shop for £13.00 each. Heres what it says on the website:

‘Our famous Body Butter with a sweet Strawberry/Grapefruit scent. It is quickly absorbed and leaves skin feeling soft and smooth.

  • Hydrates
  • Leaves skin feeling soft and smooth
  • Buttery texture
  • Sweet raspberry scent’

so, “Does this product does what it says?”

This is my daily go to moisturiser. Not only do i love the cute little pots these moisturisers come in, i also love the wonderful fruity smell. However, sometimes the moisturiser leaves my hands a little more moistured than i would like it.

In addition, at £13.00 i think the price is a little high for students without much disposable incomes. However, when there is a sale at The Body Shop, nothing ever stops me from entering the store and coming out with a massive bag full of body butters and other products.

Will I buy it again? Yes if I have some extra money.


Lastly, The Victoria’s Secret Mango Temptation (Mango Nectar & Hibiscus)

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I got given this Victoria’s Secret body lotion, so im unsure about the price. However for the purpose of writing this, I checked the website and found that they are £7 each and if you buy 5, you can get the products for £18, which is almost a steal!

‘Experience the luxury of fragrant hydration. Fast-absorbing formula contains nourishing aloe, oat and grapeseed extracts, plus antioxidant vitamins E and C.’

The texture of this moisturiser is probably my favourite out of these three. It feels so smooth when applying it on and my skin truly felt moisturised. I also love the pink and girly packaging. (Especially the really pink and cute box it comes in) However it would be better if it had a stronger and more longer lasting fragrance. I find that after using the product, i couldn’t smell the scent that much.

Priced at £7, its more expensive than the Vaseline Essential Moisture, but still cheaper than The Body Shop body butter. In addition, with the 5 for £18 bargain! Why not?

Will I buy it again? Maybe, if I found a scent that lasted longer.


Thats it for my moisturiser review! I hope you found this helpful.

Please feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions.