Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Review | Dr. Organic Pomegranate Body Wash

Ever on the look-out for SLS-free products, I picked up Dr Organic's Pomegranate Body Wash on some kind of offer in Holland & Barrett's, quite a while back now - it's been sat in my basket of toiletries for a couple of months, patiently awaiting its turn... Now I've been using it for a few weeks, it seems like a good time to share my thoughts!
Dr Organic Pomegranate Body Wash Review
According to the back of the bottle, this is what we can expect: "Organic bioactive Pomegranate is the very latest advance in cell rejuvenating and hydrating ingredients. The antioxidant properties found in this amazing 'superfruit' protect the skin from harmful free radicals. This bioactive organic Pomegranate body wash is a fresh, purifying and cell-regenerating cleanser. Formulated to enhance the skin's intercellular hydration, it protects and improves the skin's natural appearance, leaving it feeling soft, beautifully clean and bursting with life."
Dr Organic Pomegranate Body Wash Blurb
Presented in a pale-pink plastic squeezy bottle with flip-cap, the body wash is easy to open with wet hands and I haven't yet managed to drop it on my foot in the shower, which is always a painful experience. The body wash itself is not pink, but clear and colourless - not that it really matters, but I can't help feeling a little let down! The first thing I noticed upon squeezing a blob into my hand is that the scent is really not what I expected - there's maybe a hint of something fruity which could be pomegranate, but the overriding scent is rose. Now I've had a good look through the ingredients and there's not a mention of rose, but Parfum is one of the ingredients; I find this disappointing, for a brand which sells itself on being natural and free from harsh ingredients, I'd much prefer a natural scent or, hey, no scent at all!
Dr Organic Pomegranate Body Wash
That aside, the body wash lathers well, leaves my skin feeling clean and soft without being stripped or dry after use - so, for me, it works well. If you're sensitive to parfum, though, you may wish to look elsewhere! Dr Organic Pomegranate Body Wash is available from Holland & Barrett's priced at £5.49 for 250ml, currently on a brand-wide Buy One, Get One Half Price offer. It's worth noting that the ingredients list on the website differs from the one on my bottle - whether they've changed the ingredients, I don't know, but it's something to bear in mind! Have you tried any Dr Organic products? Would you be disappointed to find that a product like this is artificially scented?

xo

14 comments:

  1. I would be a little disappointed with the parfum in there because the branding suggests it's a pretty natural product, just goes to show reading the ingredients is important for everything! xo

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  2. I love pomegranate scents, this sounds great! xx

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  3. Great review and I can imagine it smells amazing x

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  4. I can imagine it smells really nice xx

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  5. would never have thought this was artificially scented :|

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  6. I have always smelt this when I go in to Holland and Barrats! xxx

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  7. Ooh, I so love the smell of pomegranate!

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  8. this sounds incredible! i'm currently using a tea tree body wash and it's lovely!

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  9. Too bad it doesn't smell like pomegranate, I would be disappointed

    Laura
    Pink Frenzy

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  10. I personally prefer naturally scented products, but this sounds lovely nonetheless. :)

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  11. I think I'd really like this as I love the scent of pomegranate :)

    Louise x

    With love from Lou

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  12. I so love the smell of any thing with a pomengrate scent.

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  13. I always forget that Holland and Barratt sell Dr Organic, I need to remember to go in more often and have a look at what they have in general.
    Amy x

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