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Review: The Body shop Tea tree Anti-Imperfection Daily Solution

A must have product for oily, acne prone skin

I love how effective this tea tree anti-imperfection daily solution is in keeping my skin clear of blemishes. This has become one of my must have products for oily, acne prone skin.



I call this product a Tea tree serum, but it is actually a lightweight pre-serum concentrate. The texture is light and watery. The scent is not too powerful for a tea tree containing product. It feels wonderfully refreshing and cool on the skin. It sinks into the skin quickly and it doesn't feel tacky.

If you go to The Body shop website you will see that this product has many 5 star reviews. It has helped many people with acne. In my case, I started using it when my skin was absolutely clear. Not a single pimple in sight. I bought it because I wanted to keep my skin clear of blemishes. And this wonderful product has done just that.

Here are all ingredients:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Alcohol Denat., Propanediol, PPG-26-Buteth-26, Phenoxyethanol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil/Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Caprylyl Glycol, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Salicylic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Calophyllum Inophyllum Seed Oil, Disodium EDTA, Medicago Sativa Extract/Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Extract, Potassium Hydroxide, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Limonene, Sodium Hyaluronate, Citral, t-Butyl Alcohol, Sodium Benzoate, Citronellol, Leptospermum Petersonii Oil, Tocopherol.

I buy this solution either from The Body shop store or on-line directly from their website. It costs £13 for 50ml. Bare in mind that both The Body shop stores and website offer amazing discounts each month. Recently I placed an order with a discount of 40%. The previous month, the discount was 30%. I can't remember ever paying full price for any The Body shop product.

Right now, because of Father's Day,  The Body shop offers £10 off when you spend £25 in store or on-line +free delivery.

So if this is a product you have not yet tried for your acne, you might like to give it a try. I also use The Body shop tea tree oil, their Tea tree mask, Tea tree shower gel and Tea tree toner.

Next, I will review The Body shop Tea tree oil and will compare it to the Korean brand Manyo Factory tea tree oil treatment and Pure essential tea tree oil.

Till next time, Milu




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