Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Product Review: Boots Caribbean Cocktail Barbados Hand Lotion with Anti-Bacterial Agent (Watermelon & Mango)

^ Sorry, couldn't find a stock photo for this product :(

At a Glance:
Price: 120 Baht (approx. RM12.50 / US$3.47)
Website: NA
Weight: 85ml / 2.87 US Fl. Oz.
Made in: Thailand
Likes: Lovely smell, moisturizes well, sinks in incredibly quickly!
Gripes: Not available locally! :'(
Repurchase: Yes! :D
Jenn's Rating: 4.5 Stars!! Me really, really likey! :D


Product Description:

Smooth the way with this Caribbean Cocktail hand lotion, containing an exotic blend of moisturizing watermelon and smoothing mango, and anti-bacterial beads to soften and help protect your hands.

Directions and Cautions:

Actual Product Pic:

Texture & Scent:

This hand cream feels less "solid" than the usual creams, so it glides on extra easily to cover your hands. This absorbs SUPER QUICKLY and did not leave a sticky film on your hands! Major Love!!! :D This has an absolutely beautiful scent - it definitely does not smell like watermelon or mango! I have no idea how to describe the scent other than its REALLY NICE! hahaha!! :P


This hand cream comes in a squeeze tube with a flip top cap. This no fuss packaging travels well so i love it! :D

The dispensing hole:

Price & Availability:
This hand cream is priced at 120 baht each, and is available at all Boots outlets in Bangkok! :D

My $0.02:

One year ago, i took a whiff of the shower gel version at the Bangkok airport outlet and fell in love with the scent. Unfortunately i did not have anymore currency with me anymore so i decided to give it a miss. And i'm heartbroken to report that they do not carry the shower gels from the Caribbean Cocktail range anymore!! *cries pitifully*

I did pick this one up (and somemore as gifts for colleagues) despite the husband nagging fact that i had a gadzillion other hand creams already, and i'm soooo glad i did!

The thing that drew me to this range is the heavenly scent!! My colleagues love the smell so much too that they already plan to repurchase and stock more bought backups of this baby! :D It also absorbs super quickly - like within a minute or two!! Its really amazing!! :D

The only thing i didn't like about this one?? It's not available here!! T_T I'll definitely stock up when i go BKK again!!


  1. thanks for the review :D! i bet that smells heavenly too!

  2. Loved the review, I'll have to look out for it. I did turn my nose up at it at first because a few watermelon smells make me gag, but like you said it doesn't smell like Watermelon & mango. :)

  3. a HUGE reminder, note to myself, I have to consistently use my hand cream to make it work! aaagghh! hehehe

  4. Oh wow thanks for the lovlely review. I just followed you i hope you can follow my blog too. =) Thanks so much

  5. Thanks for the review. The scent sounds wonderful!

  6. Jennifer: You're most welcome!! It does!! I'm so in love with the scent!! Hehehe!! :D

  7. VampiressDoll: Yup it doesnt smell specifically like mango or watermelon!! Go look for it and lemme know what you think! :D

  8. Nikki: Yes!! I'll have to remind myself to constantly moisturize my hands because i'm always washing them!! (OCD person)!

  9. Kim: You're welcome!! Thanks so much for following me!! :)

  10. gio: it is!! Do you have Boots where you live??

  11. This must smell refreshing! I love Boots range of shower gels. Sometime last year, fell in love with Wild Jasmin & Cocoa shower gel & stocked up but I finished the last squeeze tube weeks back. Bummer coz I am not going back BKK in a while. But if I do, I will want a whiff of this too.

  12. It does!! Its refreshingly sweet... definitely cheers me up in the office!! Hehe!! :D

    Like you, i'm sad that i didnt buy more of this too... not going back anytime soon!! :(

  13. I would go back if they are politically more stable. I love the CIty & go there a few times a year. Oh well! Boots BKK also regularly have promo & they have some really good buys.

  14. Icic... things are quite alright there now already!! I can't wait to go back soon!! It's a yearly "pilgrimage" for me too!! Hehehe!! :D


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