TRIED & TESTED: The Body Shop – Drops of Youth Youth Liquid Peel

The Body Shop Drops of Youth Youth Liquid Peel | Beauty Review | himartine.com

Do you know that feeling when you see something and you instantly need to have it? What am I saying – you’re reading a beauty blog – this probably comes naturally to you. When I saw Poppy Deyes raving about this one, I knew it was something I needed to try. Introducing The Body Shop Drops of Youth Youth Liquid Peel.

The product

Quite a mouthful, this The Body Shop Drops of Youth Youth Liquid Peel. In short, it’s a gentle exfoliant that lifts dead skin and peels impurities from your skin. The gel-to-peel formula is infused with three plant stem cells (edelweiss from the Italian Alps – can you say ‘fancy’?) and promises to leave skin feeling fresh and looking smooth, luminous and youthful.

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The review

The Body Shop Drops of Youth Youth Liquid Peel comes in a convenient pump bottle. The products itself looks green but is colourless once applied to the face.

The cool thing about this is that you apply it on a clean face and massage it in – allowing the gel to catch all dead skin and residuals (‘ello, gross) and quickly seeing it transform into little white rolls. It’s fascinating, really. I’ve never seen anything like it.

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But does it work? To be honest, I’m a little underwhelmed. Since I’ve read many positive reviews, I thought this would be a miracle worker. I like the special effect, but it’s anything but effective. I do believe that it’s a gentle peel – but it might be too gentle for me. It leaves my skin feeling soft, but not looking smooth/luminous/radiant in any way.

On top of that, this is probably the worst product I’ve ever tried rinse-wise. It just doesn’t come off easily using only water – which is what it says to do. I end up having to follow up with a facial wash and tbh it just stops me from using this product on a regular basis.

The price

 Drops of Youth Youth Liquid Peel is available at The Body Shop for € 21/£ 18,50 (145 ml).

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Martine

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