About a month or so ago, I received Teadora Rainforest At Dawn Exfoliating Lip Butter to try out. (Reviewed here.) I adored this citrus-scented lip balm exfoliator. It tastes and smells so delicious, I could eat it.
As I mentioned in that review, Teadora’s products are:
- inspired by the rainforests in South America
- made with nourishing and sustainable ingredients from the rainforest.
Because I love the company’s mission (sustaining the rainforest!) as well as the first product I tried, I was so happy to get to try another one: Teadora Rainforest At Dawn Nourishing Body Polish. The product comes in a small plastic tube that’s perfect for use in the shower. I got the 1.5 oz size that’s priced at $10. It’ s a nice size for travel or to slip in a gym bag. It comes in a larger, 6 oz. size for $34.
The product is described on the Teadora website as follows:
- Release your inner glow! Teadora’s unique blend of Brazilian ingredients crafted into the Teadora Hydration Elixir removes dead skin, minimizes ingrown hair, and smooths and brightens skin. An added bonus? We use Amazonian Clay-one of nature’s most perfect beauty ingredients- to simultaneously reduce dry patches and remove oil. Packed with Antioxidant and vitamin-rich Buriti, Babassu, Brazil Nut, Rose Hip Seed, and Maracujá oils, plus potent exfoliants such as Açaí Seeds and Amazonian Clay, our ultra-smooth Nourishing Body Polish removes dead skin while providing amazing hydration for brighter, healthier, smoother skin.
The Nourishing Body Polish that comes out of the tube that I received is brown in color. It definitely looks like it came from the rainforest. In fact, it looks and feels a bit like very clean mud.
And it has a deep, earthy smell…kinda like the rainforest. On a trip to Puerto Rico years ago, it rained from the minute we landed in San Juan till two hours before we left 4 days later. We went to the rainforest in the rain, and this product definitely smells like the rainforest that I experienced in Puerto Rico. I thought the scent “At Dawn” was going to be the citrus scent like the Lip Butter. However, I can’t say I smell any citrus notes at all, and I would like to. It is also available in the At Dusk, a chocolate-berry scent, though I have heard that it has a deep, earthy scent too. With the herbaceous scent that both have, I definitely think they are gender-neutral products that can easily be used by men who want to smooth their winter dry skin.
The product is described as a body polish. I think there’s a difference between “body polish” and “body scrub”. Although the mud-like product has some grit to it from the acai berries, there’s not that much grit. As a result, it isn’t quite a real body scrub. It gives a light exfoliation, and it softens skin with ingredients that feel like light oils. Although I wish it exfoliated a little more – more like a true scrub, it does make my skin feel smooth. If you have sensitive skin, this may be just the thing 🙂
If you’re looking for a gentle, cruelty-free body polish made with natural ingredients and environmentally-friendly that leaves your dry winter skin lightly exfoliated and lightly moisturized, check out Teadora Rainforest At Dawn Nourishing Body Polish.
INGREDIENTS: Aqua, Organic Coco Nucifera (Coconut) Water, Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Kaolin (Brazil White Clay), Decyl Glucoside, Diatomaceous Earth, Bentonite, Organic Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Bertholletia Excelsa Seed (Brazil Nut) Oil, Pumice, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Kosher Glycerine, Euterpe Oleracea (Açaí) Seed Powder, Orbignya Oleifera (Babassu) Seed Oil, Passiflora Incarnata (Passionfruit) Seed Oil, Organic Rasa Canina (Rose Hip) Seed Oil, Organic Mauritia Flexuosa (Buriti) Fruit Oil, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit (Açaí) Oil, Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit (Buriti) Extract, Non-GMO Tocopherol (Mixed-Ester) Vitamin E, Ascophyllum Nodosum, Panthenol (Pro Vitamin B5), Caprylyl Glycol, Eugenia Uniflora Fruit (Pitanga) Extract, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C) Ester, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Natural Fragrance