Nivea Cocoa Butter Body Cream Review

Pricing: A 250ml tub retails at INR 275. So, I’d say the pricing is fair.

Fragrance: This cream smells pleasant and sweet just like sweetened cocoa butter. I really love the smell. Unfortunately, it’s not long lasting.

Physical Attributes: This cream is white in colour and is packed in a screwtop plastic jar which makes accessibility very easy and ensures zero wastage of product. But it is true, tubes have better hygiene and are easier to carry around. But, I prefer tubs and jars unless I’m buying a product exclusively for travel.

Ingredients: Water, Mineral Oil, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Alcohol Denat., Glyceryl Stearate SE, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Tocopheryl Acetate, Dimethicone, Hydrogenated Cocoglycerides, Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance, Carbomer, Sodium Hydroxide, Methylparaben, BHT.


  • Intensive nourishing cream that provides moisture for up to 48 hours.
  • It features a non-sticky formula that intensively nourishes for irresistibly soft skin.
  • Enriched with cocoa butter and vitamin E to deliver deep and long lasting hydration.
  • Leaves your skin delectably fragranced with the soothing scent of sweet cocoa.

Experience: Let’s examine those claims now, shall we?

  • It provides intense nourishment and moisture for sure.
  • Skin becomes soft and supple.
  • It is not overtly greasy like body butters and oils but it is not too mild like gels and lotions. It is somewhere in between but tilts more towards the greasy end of the spectrum. That’s great in my books because that translates to more nourishment and moisture.
  • Although it provides intense moisture, it is easy to apply just like a light cream.
  • It’s for people who have dry skin but dont want to deal with the trouble of applying a butter or oil that is a task to apply.
  • It is not sticky or tacky.
  • It is easily available.
  • That’s a lot of product in a big jar so it should last you a while even if you have parched skin and use moisturizers a lot, the quantity is great.
  • It’s not for people who are used to body gels and yogurts or even light lotions because this one is on the heavier side.
  • It’s great for night use just before bed. But it may be a bit too much for day use or to go to work with.
Made in Poland. This is an imported product

Verdict: I am extremely pleased with this body cream and definitely see myself repurchasing this over and over and over again especially considering the value-for-money aspect. This has become one of my favourite skincare items now.

Stay Beautiful, Inside Out!

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