Rated 4.31 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Positive Review lightweight and pleasant scent
I'm so happy to have the opportunity to try Sheamositure Purple Rice Water collection and honestly I love every product. I'm impressed how good this lotion is and smells. Key ingredients are: Purple Rice Water, Wild Orchid and Sweet Violet Extract. It's formulated for dry, sensitive skin and it has a light pleasant scent. The lotion itself is very thick and creamy and yet so easy to apply and spread around skin. It left my skin feeling hydrated, moisturized, silky smooth without feeling greasy. It's fast absorbing and provides long lasting freshness.
Most Helpful Critical Review Rice particles in the lotion?
I saw this in the store and once I smelled it, I had to buy it. It reminds me of the Johnson & Johnson baby lotion in the purple bottle, but with more familiar ingredients in it. The first time I squeezed some into my hand, it immediatley felt like I had microscopic shards of glass in my hand. I wiped my hand on a towel right away to get it off, and washed with soap and water. It felt like a microdermabrasion scrub instead of a body cream. I don't like lotions with glitter or particles of any kind in them, so I was disappointed. Plus, it doesn't say anywhere on the bottle that it is mean to exfoliate. Not smooth and creamy like I thought it would be. Unfortunatley, I'll be returning.
Reviewed by 144 customers Okay
NiYo from Fairfield, CA
Good lotion. Velvety and smells nice. Too thick for the packaging it's in. Hard to squeeze out. Left the lotion upside down for the whole day and it didn't even move. Would have been better in a tub container or pump.
Has sharp shards, stay away!
Carlita from Florida
I'm so upset I haven't been able to find information on the shard-like substance in the lotion that feels like it's cutting in my skin when I use it. And the company (Shea Moisture) hasn't addressed it Or even let you leave a review/question on their website. I've seen others receive generic responses like "I'm sorry blah blah blah) but they don't say if it's normal or if that's the way the lotion is súpposed to feel like.
Don't spend your money on this. I think it's probably a bad batch, and they still haven't addressed it while the product remains on shelves.
Love this product so much
Kel from Arizona
Such a great lotion and my skin loves it!
Smell like nothing
Nea from Brooklyn New York
I brought this because if the reviews. I don't smell anything !! I don't get it lol
Kali from Detroit, Mi
I wanted to love this because I like the shampoo and conditioner. This lotion is seriously lacking. Doesn't absorb into skin, and pills VERY easily.
Product junkie from Thousand Oaks, CA
I would not buy this. I will be returning. Product leaves a sticky residue and as you're rubbing it in it rolls into balls
Perfect thickness and light scent
Sassy Scientist from Pennsylvania
I love that this product is clean and eco-friendly without a spring pump. The lotion smells delightful and leaves my skin feeling nourished.
Smells so good I ordered more
Mercedes from Chicago
Wow I love this scent and formula!! It REALLY does leave your skin feeling velvet smooth! After using this consistently I noticed a significant improvement in my skin, it was much softer and hydrated. I ordered this last month and I loved it so much I had to order more it's totally worth it.
Good product, bad packaging
Mae from Ohio
This lotion is moisturizing and smells great. The scent is still light and doesn't interfere with perfumes. But the packaging doesn't work for this. The formula is quite thick, closer to body butter, and hard to get out of a large squeeze bottle once I was more than a third of the way down. I finally just cut the bottle and put the lotion in an old body butter tub. I've seen reviews of this having microplastics but I haven't noticed any in the bottle I received but I bought this months ago.
J from California
After you get over the glitter the product smells great and works great
Got a bad bottle
Sarah from OK
I too got a bottle with scratchy bits in it which is SO sad because it's my favorite scent EVER! I'm tempted to repurchase to see if I can get lucky to get one without the plastic bits. But I had to get in the shower and rinse off after applying because it made me feel so itchy.
Microplastics mixed in
Rachel from undisclosed
This lotion has microplastics in it. The lotion itself would be great if not for the transparent shards and slivers of plastic mixed in.
Rachel from Redondo Beach, CA
This lotion has microplastics in it. There are tiny slivers mixed in the lotion (which would probably be great without these tiny shards). Do not buy.
Lili from NYC
I'm so happy Ulta carries this because the sheamoisture is sold out of many body lotions. So far I bought 4 Shea moisture body lotions from Ulta and I'm so happy! This brand is the only body lotion I use on my skin ever since I discovered this brand a few years back. This smells amazing, and of course it is highly moisturizing. It's thick, creamy and really sticks to your skin. If you want a light and watery body lotion this is not for you. If you like body lotion that is more oily than watery then get this one don't wait! It's amazing
Leeleemodee from Augusta, GA
I noticed the comments about a gritty consistency to the lotion. I didn't feel anything of that nature. it left me feeling soft and smooth.
What are the sandy, glass-like shards?!
Isha10 from undisclosed
Received mine today. My excitement to slather the lotion on my body right after shower was killed by the sandy, grainy, glass-like shards! What are they?! Please tell I did not waste money and that the lotion is STILL safe to use.
No Grits In My Bottle
Jas from Alabama
Loved the lotion, and luckily I didn't receive a defective batch. I will probably purchase again, but the possibility of plastic shards concerns me.
PLZ MAKE A FORMULA WITHOUT THE GLASS SHARDS!!!
Sara from CA
I love this line. I have the scrub, body wash and face mask. It makes absolutely no sense to me why a line made specifically for sensitive skin would have something as abrasive and rough as plastic. Why would such a soft and gentle formula contain bits that feel like glass shards against my already sensitive skin. It's mind boggling to me how sensitivity was associated with such an abrasive addition to the formula. PLZ MAKE A FORMULA WITHOUT THE PAINFUL PLASTIC!
Watch Out, Ladies!
Lola from Elk Grove
This lotion smells amazing! However, there were definitely some gritty shards in the lotion that were very irritating to skin.
Love the feel of my skin
Lalaashlea1920 from undisclosed
It smells great, non greasy, thick and creamy leaves my skin moisturized in these wintery months. My boyfriend loved how silky smooth my legs felt after I used this product.
Received a bad batch
Pammygmua from San Diego, Ca
I was so excited to try this lotion out as I had recently tried the purple rice water body wash and fell in love. The bottle came sealed as usual and when I squeezed some into my hand I had to double check the bottle because I thought I had mistakenly received a scrub as there was sharp gritty plastic pieces in it. I immediately washed my hands as I felt them start to itch. I will be returning this in store but Shea Moisture please be more mindful of your quality control process as whatever those particles were could be dangerous and detrimental to the consumer's health. I know this is not Ulta's fault as they are not the manufacturer but Shea Moisture needs to be on top of the current good manufacturing practices guidelines. For those that want to avoid this issue the Lot number of the lotion I received is: 06129SA4B. You can find the number on the bottom of your bottles. Please be careful and make sure to avoid this batch.
Suzanne725 from undisclosed
This is one of my favorite SheaMoisture products! It smells heavenly and leaves my skin so soft! I love it!
Defective product? Sharp glass-like shards in lotion
Joanne from California
I don't know if I bought a defective product, but the lotion had little bits of glitter/plastic all throughout that were very irritating. When I rubbed it in, it felt like I was rubbing little glass shards into my skin.
Very irritating plastic/ glitter in the lotion?
Lily from undisclosed
This has plastic or glitter chunks that hurt and irritate my skin. This is my only lotion from them that has this and it sucks because I cannot use it because it is so painful to apply and makes me very itchy. This along with all of their other lotions are very moisturizing and it has a great fragrance if you can deal with the glitter.
Super smooth and smells amazing!
Hills from Sacramento, CA
When I bought my Purple Rice Water Velvet Skin Body Lotion, I was initially hesitant because I thought it would negatively effect my sensitive skin, but after a few weeks I haven't had any issues and my skin is silky smooth!