It is formally winter. Are you aware the place your pores and skin’s hydration stage is? For those who’re something like me, it is… fairly excessive! I’d even say spectacular. For those who requested me the identical query just a few weeks in the past, the outlook would not have been as constructive however, as you will quickly see, I’ve found a brand new secret to optimum cold-weather moisture.
Since 2015, Sol de Janeiro has specialised in creating merchandise that make you’re feeling such as you’re on vacation in Brazil. With their tremendous candy scents and silky textures (they’re the geniuses behind Bum Bum Cream!, the model’s vary of physique merchandise make you’re feeling contemporary, glowy, and ultra-moisturized. Now, they’ve (actually) whipped up a model new product to assist ease our winter woes: Delícia Drench Physique Butter ($48), which launches December 21.
Learn on to find all the pieces concerning the model’s newest launch, and my trustworthy evaluation.
In accordance with the model, Delícia Drench was designed to be in contrast to something they’ve launched earlier than: “a revolution for each the physique and thoughts.” When lined up with the remainder of their physique lotions it comes out on high in moisture depth.
Whereas cream moisturizers and physique oils solely get one or the opposite, physique butters function each a thick texture and an oil-based formulation—making them the most effective of each worlds in terms of dry pores and skin savior-hood. That is the ticket with this product, which penetrates deep under the pores and skin’s floor to lock in moisture.
The butter’s all-new Cheirosa 59 perfume (which—shock!—may even be launched as a fragrance mist in 2024) options notes of vanilla orchid, sugared violet, and sheer sandalwood. To cite the model’s perfumer, Jerome Espinette, the woody gourmand “captures the emotion of winding down after an ideal seaside day”—precisely what I need within the bleak midwinter.
“Evocative notes are elevated with beautiful florals, whereas juicy plum brings a daring, creamy contact,” Espinette provides.
Whipped and ultra-rich in texture, Delícia Drench options bacuri butter, which locks in moisture and replenishes the pores and skin’s barrier by restoring important fatty and amino acids. (Also referred to as platonia, the Brazilian fruit options excessive ranges of phosphorus, iron, and vitamin C.) Different key components embody hyaluronic acid for each fast-acting and long-lasting hydration, prebiotic hibiscus to nourish the microbiome, and a Brazilian Soothing Advanced, which makes use of a mix of copaiba resin and passionflower seed oil to calm harassed pores and skin.
In a scientific examine on the product, 99% of individuals mentioned Delícia Drench revitalized their dry and lackluster pores and skin after 4 weeks of use. Additionally they agreed their dry or flaky pores and skin regarded nourished and felt soothed, and that it restored a sense of flexibleness to the pores and skin.
Whereas I did not have weeks to check Delícia Drench, only one utility offered me—and I am fairly proud of that outlook in terms of a physique moisturizer. After per week of day by day use, my legs and elbows really feel simply as blissful as if I used to be on, nicely, a calming vacation in Rio… versus basking in essentially the most great/irritating time of yr in below-freezing Minnesota.
Sol de Janeiro
Delícia Drench Physique Butter
Like all of Sol de Janeiro’s merchandise, the scent is intense. Nonetheless, it smells good and dissipates rapidly, by no means overwhelming by the point my routine is full. With that being mentioned, my favourite a part of the product is totally the feel. Not like physique butters that really feel so oily, this one was a deal with to use, soaking into my pores and skin superbly and leaving it mushy with no residue.