Product Review: Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy Face Oil
So this spring I decided to amp up my skincare routine. I needed to get in a better habit of regular cleansing, moisturizing, and exfoliation in general. However, I mainly needed more moisture. I picked up several items, but Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy Oil for the face is what I decided to use daily.
Description:Transform your skin with a powerful blend of 10 pure precious oils, Retinol, Vitamin C & our exclusive Cetesomate-E Complex. Skin restorative oils along with natural Cocoa Butter, Retinol & Vitamin C deliver multi-purpose, anti-aging skin benefits. 10 Pure Oils - Help moisturize & smooth fine lines & wrinkles while Retinol & Vitamin C help improve & brighten tone & texture. Lightweight, non-greasy formula absorbs quickly & the Cestesomate-E Complex helps deliver all of the essential vitamins & nutrients directly into the epidermal layer of the skin.Dermatologist Tested. Paraben & Phthalate Free.
Claims: Skin looks younger-looking with a more glowing & firm appearance. Softens, smooths & plumps skin.Helps visibly rejuvenate & tone skin.Cocoa ButterRich moisturizer softens & evens skin tone.RetinolAdvanced anti-aging ingredient helps reduce the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles & smooth skin texture.Vitamin C Natural antioxidant helps brighten skin & dark spots.
Ingredient Highlights: Rose Hip fragrance (not to be confused with the oil itself), retinol, Vitamin C, Cetesomate-E Complex (fancy marketing term for a raw material)
Recommended For: All Skin Types
Ingredients: Sweet Almond Oil, Sesame Oil, Coconut Oil, Macadamia Nut Oil, Apricot Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Argan Oil, Rosehip Oil, Camelina Oil, Sunflower Oil, Sesame Oil
Performance: I used this daily when I did not need heavy moisture. The dropper allowed for product control. The oil was not "greasy" and can be described as "dry". It absorbs quickly and leaves skin soft and supple. I purchased the oil from Target or about $10 so I know there isn't a high percentage of retinol and Vitamin C in the formula as they price doesn't reflect the cost of those premium raw materials. However, I did like the resulting feel of my skin after use.
Texture: Lightweight dry oil
Would I recommend to a friend? Yes. This product is a great introduction into using face oils as moisturizers without breaking the bank.