Body Care Review: Drugstore Cocoa Butter Lotion

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The packaging is a (13.5 fl oz. or 400 ml) tall bottle with a pump that locks. The price is $8.00 but may vary by location. The formula is a lotion made of Cocoa Butter, Vitamin E, Shea Butter and Alpha/Beta Hydroxy Acids.

My thoughts

I think that this product does what it says; It really locks in moisture for your skin while sloughing off dead skin cells. The only thing that could be a deal breaker for some depends on the scents you like. This is an overpowering scent of cocoa butter, that I end up smelling like cookies. But who doesn’t like cookies? I tend to use this at nighttime because during the day time, I like to spritz some perfume on and I wouldn’t want the scents to fight and/or mix. The lotion is not sticky or greasy, and I like that it sinks quickly into the skin. I do notice a difference in the softness of my skin and will continue to use this up.

Repurchase? Yes, I would repurchase. This is a great price for the amount you get and it lasts a really long time. It’s a very moisturizing lotion that leaves the skin feeling very soft.

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula

Have you tried this cocoa butter lotion? Let me know what you think of it!

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26 thoughts on “Body Care Review: Drugstore Cocoa Butter Lotion

  1. I like how Palmer’s just went straight ahead and said “ashy skin” on the bottle. No point sugar-coating it. lol. We’re the same. I can’t use the cocoa butter- or vanilla-scented lotions for the daytime.

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    • I know! I don’t think I have “ashy skin.” But I did buy this because I knew my acne meds at the time would totally dry out my skin, even on my body. SO I guess they got me with that advertisement LOL

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  2. I’m in the minority then. I got the Vaseline intensive Care in Cocoa Butter scent and it was way too strong and overpowered my perfume. I typically stick to fragrance free (or light scents) for body lotion. I’ve never tried Palmers – I always associate that brand with pregnant women stretch mark cream, haha.
    Question: you said you mainly use this at night time – do you shower at night instead of morning, or you shower twice? I find it interesting because I had debates with friends about their shower habits. lol

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    • I understand if the scent is too strong which is probably why I use it at nighttime. YES! They always advertise preggos with stretch marks!

      Interesting question. I shower mainly in the daytime. I never shower twice in one day. That is way too drying! I put it on at night as part of my nighttime routine, not everyday, but when I feel like it mostly which is a couple times a week.

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      • Ok, see, I agree with you – twice a day is nuts! But some people feel that you are dirty after being out all day and getting into bed without showering is disgusting. My answer to that: you don’t work in a coal mine!
        I should look into applying body lotion on at night, that sounds lovely.

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      • LOL we really don’t work in a coal mine! And I have done some showers at night but my hair is so long and I have to wait for it to dry. I would rather not!

        It really is lovely, you feel like you really took care of your skin! If it’s too much work, just try your hands and feet first. Apply a hand cream, maybe some cuticle butter. For your feet, apply a foot cream or body lotion and slip some socks on. It feels weird at first, but you’ll wake up with soft feet!

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      • I do apply hand cream about 80% of the time. And feet maybe 20% of the time! I do wear socks to bed every night because I get cold… so I should just apply cream before I put them on.

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      • Same here. I usually do my hand cream at night and sometimes skip it depending on my mood. Foot cream is more a winter thing for me and once in a while in the summer. Good idea since you already wear socks to bed anyway!

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  3. Yes cocoa butter and shea butter are golden combination! I should get one for my husband, his skin can be ashy even this weather :p

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