Friday, November 9, 2012

Benefit Bathina Body So Fine Velvet Body Balm Review

I haven't tried many products from Benefit and how I came across this not-so-known body balm is a simple story. It was a gift from my cousin :) Initially I didn't know what purpose it serves. Though I got a rough idea  after opening the packaging, I did google to find out whether my guess is right :p and yes it was.


The packaging is absolutely girly, the solid body balm comes in a hot pink tin [like our geometry box] and it has a cute applicator too. The applicator is soft on skin and takes a little of the body balm every time. It looks like a velvet cloth in black and a pink satin ribbon on top to hold. As I apply the balm on my skin it leaves a subtle glow and best to be used when you expose your legs and arms. Wish we have something as simple as this for our face too :) I have to mention about the smell - once applied I absolutely feel like a baby. Yes, the fragrance is like that of a baby cream with added sweetness. 

  • Gives a shine / glow to the skin when applied without any shimmer or glitter.
  • Comes in a cute packaging.
  • Thick solid balm with velvety applicator.
  • Smells amazing like a sweet baby cream. You like sniffing yourself ;)
  • Lasts really long. I have been using this for more than a year or two now. Don't remember exactly :p

  • Does not replace a moisturizer in any way. If you have very dry skin better to use it on top of moisturized skin.
  • The fragrance does not last long however the glow does.
  • Availability here is a problem.
  • Guess it has been discontinued but they have other body balms which I guess would be equally interesting.


I have no idea about the price so googled to find out that it should range between $25 - $32 for 110 g !! - Rs.1300 - Rs.1700 approx !!!


Anyone would love the glow and fragrance this balm leaves on the skin. Once in a while we can buy something so drool worthy ;) I enjoy using this every time and it is a unique product that we don't get to see frequently in the market. Since it was a gift I am super glad :D

Rating - ♥♥♥♥

♥ Aarthi ♥


  1. I want. I want. I want. I guess body shop has some body balm. :S

    1. Oh really? Let me know if you find one in TBS :)

    2. Heyy..They do in Bahrain atleast.

  2. give it to meeeeeeeeeeeeeeee :)

  3. This is quite unique..

  4. wow this is such a unique product..iv never heard about it

    1. Yaa.. me too using such a product for the first time :)

  5. the packaging is very classy :D n the balm looks like a well spread cream frosting :D

  6. haa haa cream frosting :-)

  7. omg so cute it looks! If I had this, I might have been compelled to eat it.. :S

    1. Haa Haa.. True Ikya.. It looks cute :)

  8. OMG! Such a cute product, loved it!



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