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Prefer oils to lotions? Try Avène Body Oil for equally hydrating benefits.

Avène Cold Cream Nourishing Body Lotion

$29.00 Ships Free
400 ml./13.52 fl. oz.

Availability: In stock

$29.00

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When it comes to body lotions, is it too much to ask for a formula that isn’t overly greasy or too strongly scented? Avène doesn’t think so. This luxe, intensely emollient lotion is rich, but nongreasy, fragranced, but delicately so, and most importantly, it delivers long-lasting hydration year-round. The smooth texture penetrates dry, flaky skin to restore suppleness while also infusing it with nourishing ingredients. The result is healthy, happy skin from head to toe.

How to Use

Apply all over body after cleansing—or whenever your skin is in need of some deep hydration.

Water (aqua), Carthamus Tinctorius (Hybrid Safflower) Seed Oil, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Oil), Cyclomethicone, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Oil, C10 30 Cholesterol/Lanesterol Esters, Sorbitan Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Allantoin, Beeswax (Cera Alba), Benzyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Fragrance (parfum), Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Propylparaben, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Polyacrylate, Tetrasodium EDTA.

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Gave me hives
Purchased

So I bought this because my love Eva Green swears by this stuff. The smell was very grandmotherly but i tried to deal with it because i spent money for this stuff. Alas, eventually my skin broke out in itchy itchy hives. It is definitly this cream too. No doubt.

I would recommend this to people with dry skin but not sensitive.

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amazing.
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I LOVE this lotion. I will admit, the first application (I tried it as soon as I got it!)I was uneasy about the scent of it. It really wasn't my favorite. But using it after a shower with combination of other clean smells (shampoo, hair products, etc) I think its really subtle and very nice. The best part about this lotion, however, is its incredible moisturizing! I have insanely dry skin, to the point that I would have to apply lotion several times a day or my skin would start to visibly dry out. I have always been insecure about how dry my skin was and have tried TONS of lotions. This is the first one that I apply once in the morning and it LASTS! On top of that, it dries nicely and doesn't feel greasy or heavy. No more secretly applying lotion from the small sample size in my purse! I also have very sensitive skin and can't use a lot of heavily scented products, but this one has always been completely fine.

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Goes on nice. Smells like cigarettes
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I don't know how to feel about this one. On one hand the consistency was what I was looking for, but it really just smelled like cigarette butts to me. Does anyone else get that? It just smelled off.

I am not sure I am going to keep it - may give it away now. Ugh.

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Excellent, but a bit thin
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I do like this cream, but I'm not sure it's worth the price given its quite runny. I like a thicker body cream since I add body oil to almost any lotion I use. It seems to work well, and it does the job. I probably would go back to my old brand when it runs out.

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Big fan of Avene products
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I love almost anything Avene.
This is no exception - rich moisturizer for the skin yet not sticky or uncomfortable
Lovely smell

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