Recently I've been trying out this Argan Oil Ultra-Rich Body Butter* (£8.99/300ml). Now that we're coming in to summer, my limbs are in desperate need of some proper attention before I am prepared to bare them to the elements! They need a lot of moisturising, so this body butter is a welcome newcomer to my pre-bedtime routine. It contains Argan oil, as well as Baobab, Kukui, Moringa and Sacha Inci (yeah, I'd never heard of them either, but they do things like boost moisture, protect from free radicals and contain vitamins to promote healthy skin).
The body butter has a really smooth, non-greasy formula which I really appreciate; I hate going to bed feeling like I have Sudocrem all over my legs, particularly when I can still feel it in the morning. It absorbs into the skin quickly and leaves it feeling soft and smooth. The fragrance is really luxurious and makes me think of incense and hot summer nights - it is described as 'infused with notes of sultry florals alongside opulent fruit accords...uniquely exotic fragrance' - which, let's be honest, is a bit wordy but actually when you read that and smell the butter at the same time, it's pretty well bang on.
I think the packaging could be more luxurious - it's very plasticy which is a shame for a lovely product. Not that I generally buy a product for its packaging, but it's not the sort of tub you would willingly leave out on your dressing table because it's also a thing of beauty! However, overall I've enjoyed using this body butter - I'm not usually a body butter sort of person (I usually lean towards a normal moisturiser), so I can't really say how it compares to other body butters (though from my memory of Body Shop body butters, I would say this is smoother and more easily absorbed).
Argan+ Ultra-Rich Body Butter is available from Waitrose, Boots and Feelunique.com for £8.99/300ml tub.