A few weeks ago I shared my thoughts on the Odylique Gentle Herb and Tea Tree & Herb Shampoo and today I’m back with two more products from the natural, UK-based brand. The Odylique Lemon Butter Hand Smoothie* and Spot-on Serum* both caught my attention when looking at the large range of skincare available from the brand, and since I often have dry hands and blemishes I was excited to give them a try!
The Odylique Lemon Butter Hand Smoothie is a lightweight, yellow lotion filled with great ingredients like aloe vera, coconut and cocoa butter, and plenty of oils and herbs. One of the really neat features of Odylique packaging is that the boxes lists the ingredients in “plain English” as well. I think that makes it so much more accessible and easy to recognize what’s inside your product.
I picked out this product because I love lemon scents but this is really a herbal scent that smells kinda like lemongrass and rosemary with something else to it (maybe the Sea buckthorn?) The scent does fade, but I found it surprisingly unpleasant. However, the lotion itself does absorb well into the skin, so it’s not distracting and greasy when you have to go back to typing after applying it. I also found it did a really nice job moisturizing, so as long as the scent doesn’t bother you, it’s a nice, natural option.
I’m always looking for a miracle blemish cure, so the other skincare product I picked out was the Odylique Spot-on Serum. This serum is intended for blemishes, breakouts, minor skin damage and even bug bites. It includes ingredients like lavender, tea tree, echinacea, aloe juice and calendula. I regularly use a diluted tea tree oil to help with my blemishes, so I was quite interested to see how this combination worked instead.
First off, the Odylique Spot-on Serum suggest using it 2-4 times a day, and that is never going to happen for me. Twice (morning and evening) is really the most I can manage with skincare, so it is likely I didn’t get the full benefit by not applying this product frequently enough. However, I found it very gentle and although it seemed to have a slight calming effect, it was really too minimal for me to use it as a blemish treatment. I did find it soothing when applied to itchy areas though, so it can definitely be a multi-use product, I just didn’t fall in love with any of the uses.
Even though I didn’t find that one perfect product from Odylique, there is definitely more from this brand that I am interested in! They use tons of great ingredients, and Jordana’s review of the Odylique Ultra Rich Balm has that product at the top of my wishlist because unfortunately it looks like the tea tree shampoo and colder weather really dried out my scalp. There’s also a whole line of organic, mineral makeup!
Have you tried any products from Odylique before? Let me know your favourites if you have!