Dove Nourishing Secrets Invigorating Ritual Body Lotion Review

Skin type: Normal to dry


Hi there!

Today I have with me yet another body lotion from the house of Dove. This one goes by the name Invigorating Ritual Body Lotion and I have been using this regularly for nearly 2 weeks now. So let’s begin and get into the detailed review. Keep on reading…

What The Brand Claims: Revive your skin with Dove Invigorating Ritual body lotion, inspired by beauty rituals of real women. This moisturizing formula with Avocado oil helps soften skin instantly, while its fresh, clean scent lifts your senses. Experience, deliciously smooth and supple skin.

Packaging: The lotion comes in a beautiful bottle packaging that instantly catches the eye. It has a flip-top cap that shuts tightly with a click and makes it secure to carry around. All the important information like date of manufacturing, MRP, date of expiry, shelf-life, net volume as well as ingredient list is clearly mentioned. The only issue I face is that after a while, the product starts getting deposited at the mouth of the bottle, which I feel is the case with most body lotions. Apart from that, I really like the packaging! It’s attractive, hygienic as well as travel friendly.

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My Experience With The Product: Dove Nourishing Secrets Invigorating Ritual Body Lotion is white in color and appears to be a thick chunk of cream inside the bottle. Because of this, it takes some effort to squeeze the product out of the bottle. However, as soon as you apply it on the skin, it feels really smooth and lightweight. It beautifully spreads on the skin, but it does take some time to get absorbed. Unfortunately, it does not completely blend into the skin and leaves a sticky feeling behind which does not feel comfortable. I have tried it on my hands, arms, face as well as legs, but still, the result is the same. I have experienced this with most Dove lotions, but some time back, when I had tried the Dove Nourishing Secrets Glowing Rituals Lotion from this range, I had quite liked it. So I went ahead and picked this one up too! However, yet again, I was disappointed!

Now coming to the effectiveness, it moisturizes the skin well and leaves it smooth and hydrated, but it won’t be sufficient for winters. I feel this lotion would work best for combination to dry skin. The product is dermatologically tested and does not cause any irritation to the skin whatsoever. It has a mild refreshing scent that lingers on for some time, but nothing that would bother sensitive noses. The product comes in 2 different sizes and can be easily found online as well as in stores.


  • Beautiful, hygienic and travel friendly packaging
  • Enriched with Avocado Oil and Calendula extracts
  • Smooth texture
  • Effortlessly spreads on the skin
  • Leaves the skin soft and hydrated
  • Soft refreshing scent that lingers on for some time
  • Easily available in stores as well as online
  • Comes in 2 different sizes
  • Budget friendly
  • Dermatologically tested, does not irritate the skin at all


  • Does not get completely absorbed into the skin
  • Leaves an uncomfortable sticky feeling behind that I just don’t like
  • Some effort is required to squeeze the product out of the bottle
  • I wish it came in a smaller size too
  • After a while, the product starts getting deposited at the mouth of the bottle
  • Contains parabens

Price: Rs 299 for 250 ml

Rs 430 for 400 ml

Rating: B-

Final Thoughts: To sum up, I would say that I did not like this lotion! Even though it has a smooth texture and decently hydrates the skin, it does not get completely absorbed. As a result, it leaves an uncomfortable sticky feeling behind, which I just don’t like! I would certainly not recommend or repurchase this. Disappointed!


Till next time,


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