I love pampering myself at home. I don’t often take baths or do face masks and such because I don’t take the time for it – there’s always something else that needs to be done, or I’m too tired to do anything and just want to relax in front of the tv. But for me pampering myself is not just about what I do; the products I use regularly are also important. I love using products that make my skin feel soft and smell amazing and that’s exactly what the products from BVspa by Bon Vital’ in Pomegranate & Açai Berry do!
I’ve used pomegranate-scented products before and was not a fan of the smell because I found it too strong. I don’t know if it’s the addition of the açai berry in this one, or they just went light on the pomegranate, or what, but I really really enjoy the smell of this line.
The BVspa by Bon Vital’ collections all have two body scrubs and even though they’re very similar, they do have their differences.
The salt scrub is finer than the sugar scrub and it leaves an oily residue behind whereas the sugar scrub does not.
Both scrubs are thick. You need to apply a bit of force when squeezing the packaging to get the product out, and then again to close the lid because you kind of have to push the scrub back in when you close it to make room for the lid closure thingy. I hope I made sense there, lol!
The BVspa by Bon Vital’ collections also have two body moisturizers: a butter and a lotion. While both are great moisturizers, the body lotion is lighter than the body butter – as you would expect. I find this great because you can use the lotion during the warmer months and the butter during the cold and dry months.
The body butter has a nice rich consistency that aborbs well and will leave your skin moisturized all day long – even into the next day! It will leave a little greasy finish on your skin, but I find most body butters do this due to their heavy nature. It will eventually fully absorb into your skin.
The body lotion has a thinner and somewhat liquid consistency. It absorbs really fast and does not leave any greasy residue behind, and it will leave your skin feeling soft and smooth all day long. I love that it has a pump too, and it locks/unlocks depending on which side you turn it.
I’m loving these products! I use both the butter and lotion after my daily shower depending on how my skin feels. Now that it’s warm outside I go for the lighter option, the lotion, but some areas (like my knees and elbows) are just drier so sometimes I’ll add a bit of butter on top of the lotion to keep them soft. I also keep the sugar scrub next to my sink and give my hands a nice scrub every night before going to bed, and then I moisturize them with the body butter. It keeps them so soft.
And the smell, oh the smell! The fruity scent is just perfect for the summertime and puts me in a good mood when I moisturize. I love it!
BVspa by Bon Vital’ just launched at Shoppers Drug Mart this past Monday, May 23rd, and each product is only $11.99 CAD! There are two other scents available as well: Pink Grapefruit and Lavender & Rosemary (review coming on the latter soon).
What do you think, will you give these a try?
– Chantal 🙂
Computer geek by day and super mom by night, Chantal loves to try products of any kind and share her thoughts with the world.