I don’t usually pay much attention to Sephora’s own brand, but once in a while, I’m able to discover exceptional products, for example the Sephora Collection makeup brushes. I stumbled across this Sephora Collection Creamy Body Wash Caps in Mango ($0.80 for 7.9 ml / 0.26 fl. oz), and it’s just shocking to see something less than a buck. How can I skip this great deal (or is it really?), so I quickly snatched 2 with my order.
Although this is not an A+ ingredient list, it’s actually much better than what I anticipated.
Ingredients: Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Glycerin, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Decyl Glucoside, Fragrance, Coco-Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Sodium Chloride, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Polyquaternium-7, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Potassium Sorbate, D-Limonene, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Hydroxide, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Fruit Extract, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, CI 14700 (Red 4), PEG-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides Citrate, Tocopherol, Sodium Citrate, PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, CI 19140 (Yellow 5), CI 42090 (Blue 1)
The creamy texture of this body wash feels awesome on the skin and provides decent lather. What I love the most is the heavenly scent of mango. It’s fruity, girly, and everything you adore for an amazing tropical bath. If I can put this smell into a perfume, I’ll probably be wearing it 24/7.
The single-served cap is perfect for traveling and is extremely easy to use. The thing I do have to complain is that although it does a great job, it doesn’t feel as clean as some of my other body washes. It’s almost unnoticeable, but since I always rotate several products in my shower, it’s very easy to catch the slight difference.
Now comes the question if this is really a good deal. When I first spot this, I was like, “only 80 cents, how cheap!” But then when I worked out the math, this is actually quite expansive. Each cap gives about 1 – 1.5 times of usage. If you take a jar and fill it with 20 caps, that gives you about at most a month of supply (assuming you shower everyday). Now, this jar is going to cost you $16, which is kind of expansive for a body wash that only lasts no more than a month. But, if you are buying this for that occasional out of town moment or vacation getaway, I’d say go for it. It’s much better than dragging around a full size product.
Overall, a nice body wash with wonderful scent but probably not something I’ll ever repurchase.
What is your favorite scent when it comes to a relaxed and comfortable bath experience?