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What comes first I your mind when you hear the phrase supple skin? For me, it’s body lotion. Why? Oh, because obviously the main purpose of lotion is to moisturize ones skin. It’s been that way even way back when there are still too many trees and the word “city” is not widely known. That’s right! People used moisturizing lotion way back pre-historic times. People from all over the world use animal fats mixed with plant extract, oil extracted from palm and coconut, and the occasional use of fruit made way for this innovation.
Sumerians use crushed plant or mineral material that has been combined with wine or tea tree oil as moisturizing cream. Queen Cleopatra, queen of Egypt that is known for her beauty regime, use this mixture as a lotion. Another queen who also use lotion is Queen Hatshepsut, she used lotion that contains natural oils from plant, polyunsaturated fats, and benzopyrene. She used this to treat her eczema but unfortunately benzopyrene is highly toxic for humans and ancient civilization before didn’t know this.
But did you know that in any part of the world, during pre-historic time, produced body lotions are highly toxic? That’s because science is still vague at this times that people don’t know that what they’re mixing in their skin routine is deadly. During 1800s, body creams and lotion is widely produced due to population demand, a lot of years had passed since ancient times but skin care is still not completely safe especially body lotion. When 2000 era came, production of lotion is more closely monitored by skin experts and it gave way to a more safe mixture.
Today, we now enjoy different kinds of lotion such as the ones with shimmer, self-tanning, sun protector, and a lot more. Thanks to our expert nowadays, ‘cause we can now enjoy safe, effective and accessible lotion. Speaking of shimmer, shimmer lotion are great for night events as it would give you supple yet glowing skin because of its “shimmer” properties.
Getting shimmer lotion is kind of tricky, especially when dealing with a lot of things that you should consider, but you don’t have to worry about it because we’ve got you covered. Let me tell you about these products that I’ve searched to help you choose what’s best.
Olay Quench Plus Shimmer Body Lotion
First on our list is this product from Olay, it’s the Quench Plus Shimmer Body Lotion. This shimmer body lotion is made from the finest ingredient such as cocoa butter and glycerin, and natural oils like Jojoba oils. This product can deeply moisturize your skin and leaving it smooth and supple for 24 hours, it has great properties that leaves the skin shimmering and glowing all day long, and rejuvenate your dull and dehydrated skin day in and day out.
Moreover, this body lotion gives your skin strength that fight off factors that can dry up you, it also has a small amount of glitter for that extra luxury boost, and this also has vitamin E and vitamin B3. This product comes in 20.2 ounces of body lotion in a bottle with pump for a more convenient usage. This product offers you great things and a lot more, and with the price come cheap, what do you ask for more?
Pure & Basic Glitter-Up Natural Shimmering Body
Are you planning on going out for night event or dinner date? If yes, then do you fancy looking like a Hollywood star stepping out of Vouge magazine? This product is just perfect for that goal ‘cause you can’t be completely glam up without this body lotion. This product is the Pure & Basic Glitter-Up Natural Shimmering Body lotion that offers deep moisturizing, glowing skin plus glitters that would complete your look.
This product has green tea extract, natural coloring and fragrance from natural products. Moreover, this body lotion has the finest botanical blends from exotic plants and high quality ingredients such as apricot kernel oil that has fatty acids like oleic and linoleic acid that is rich in vitamin A and best for dry or irritated skin, jojoba oil that deeply nourishes the skin, and vitamin E that keeps the skin rejuvenated, encourage skin cell growth and fight off bacteria. It also contains a small amount of body glitter, so I’m sure this is perfect for your dinner date later!
This product is absolutely cruelty-free since it was not tested on any animals. The suggested use for this product is to apply the lotion all over the body and for a more dramatic luxurious feel, apply the product in the part where you want more glitter to show. It comes in a bottle with nozzle and has 6.3 ounces of body lotion.
Australian Gold JWOWW Shimmering Body Lotion
Some would deny it and others would pretend but we all want luxurious life. If not for a lifetime then once in a while might be enough. For some people, they prefer having luxury by living in a glamorous kind of way but I like glamour in a bottle and can be taken out of my purse anytime and anywhere. Thanks to JWOWW for their Australian Gold Shimmering Body Lotion that I can now do that just fine! You can do it too if you have this body lotion.
Made out of 100% pure natural oils and vitamins, this product has vitamin complex, a vitamin that consisted of 7 kinds of vitamin B, this property of the product keeps your skin healthy, glowing and encourage skin cell growth. Moreover, this lotion has the ability to deeply moisturize your skin by providing nourishment that sips into your pores and locking the moisture in your skin all day. This comes in a nice packaging, packed in a gold tube containing 10 ounces of the product; this product exudes luxury like no other. So, what are you waiting for? Go to the market and grab one of this now!
Eminence Blueberry Shimmer Body Lotion
If you fancy smelling like a delicious food and look like a glamorous star then this product is perfect for you. This body lotion is made from blueberry extract that helps the pores to tighten up and provides antioxidant and phyto-nutrients for your skin, Shea butter that soothes and softens your skin because of its properties like triglycerides & fatty acids, pineapple extract that provides enzymes that break out unwanted proteins,
Mica which is a natural mineral that is responsible for the shimmer that you get when you use the product, Bio Complex that has properties that gives a boost of antioxidants, and Coenzyme Q10, and Alpha Lipoic Acid that ensures the reduction of wrinkles due to aging and stress giving you a more youthful skin.
Moreover, this product is 100% organic, biodynamic, sustainable and natural so you don’t have to worry about harmful chemical such as Parabens, Phthalates, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, and Propylene Glycol that cause devastating diseases like cancer. This shimmer body lotion from Eminence is cruelty-free which means that it didn’t use animals as the testing subject during the production of the product.
This product can guarantee you smooth and healthy skin, glitter that would feel and look amazing on your skin, and a delicious scent that would make you want more. It comes in a white bottle with pump that’s been adorned by gold lettering for the brand name and contains 8.4 ounces of the wonderful lotion.
Bath Body Works Be Enchanted
Whew! Come to think of it, I never thought that would come to the end at this early time! So, our last but not the least product on our list is this Be Enchanted by Bath & Body Works is a very glamorous body lotion. This product is enriched with Shea butter which contains triglyceride, stearic acid and oleic acid that deeply penetrates your skin to provide moisturizing agents and nourishment.
It also contains vitamin E which is known for its antioxidant property, vitamin B5 that has the ability to encourage growth cell, and aloe vera that provides soothing agent to dry skin. This product can offer you a lot of beneficial effects to your skin; its non-greasy formula gives you the smooth and silky feeling. Moreover, the product contains glitter which can be a glamorous whip to your evening, has that captivating scent that smells like mixed fruit with vanilla and light musk, and keeps the skin moisturized and healthy up to 16 hours.
What to look for
Before buying your own shimmer body lotion, first you must know these things for you to decide correctly.
- Allergies – If you have skin allergies talk to your physician first on what to avoid so you don’t have any unwanted accidents that might occur.
- Check the labels – If you know certain things to avoid for your allergy, make sure you read the back of the product to check its ingredients for allergen.
I hope all of these products helped you in choosing the right product just remember to know your allergies and read the product’s description to identify the right body lotion that will glam up your day.