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To think that Waitrose bottom butter is little more than a posh pot of vaseline?

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TangoSierra Fri 27-Jul-12 10:41:28

It feels exactly the same, and in fact I don't find it as nice as oridnary creams. It bit too shiny and greasy. I am sure its vaseline with a posh name.

BaronessBomburst Fri 27-Jul-12 10:43:45

Bottom butter?!

Oh, it's Friday...... Bit early though. grin

BaronessBomburst Fri 27-Jul-12 10:44:28

<remembers THAT scene in 'Last Tango in Paris'.>

imnotmymum Fri 27-Jul-12 10:45:22

wasshock that waitrose was selling such an item then blush that my mind was working that way before even had breakfast.

theDudesmummy Fri 27-Jul-12 10:45:22

It is olive oil with a scent added. I do like it when any very dry skin appears, but (following recommendations from here on MN) I now prefer rosehip oil.

TangoSierra Fri 27-Jul-12 10:46:15

Oh sorry blush BABY BOTTOM BUTTER !!

SecondRow Fri 27-Jul-12 10:46:28

It's olive oil in non-liquid form. Vaseline is petroleum jelly.

theDudesmummy Fri 27-Jul-12 10:46:35

You could use it anywhere I suppose....

IslaValargeone Fri 27-Jul-12 10:46:37

I hate the smell. I bought some after reading about it on here. However I am a grown woman and I don't want to smell like a milky bar.

TangoSierra Fri 27-Jul-12 10:47:28

Apparently it has become a huge hit as a face cream. For a while you couldn't get it in any of the shops and was selling a hugely inflated prices on ebay.

Panzee Fri 27-Jul-12 10:47:46

grin grin grin

I know what you mean, however. I heard about it while was using it for my baby's bottom and tried it out on my face. Thick, greasy and pointless. Smelled nice though.

TangoSierra Fri 27-Jul-12 10:48:34

It has that heavy vaseline feel to it. and then your hair sticks to your face!

BaronessBomburst Fri 27-Jul-12 10:50:54

Oh, baby bottom butter! I'm laughing so much now I nearly choked on my coffee. blush

TangoSierra Fri 27-Jul-12 10:52:47

hah! I suppose it could come in handy after a bit of bumsex on a fri, or even before.
If you are into that sort of thing of course!

theDudesmummy Fri 27-Jul-12 10:53:18

Quite nice as an occasional treat for a dry face while you lie in the bath (bit like a moisturising face pack) but too greasy for use in the day etc. You will shine and your hair will indeed all stick to your face. I do happen to like the smell! I have never used it on a baby (but I did have a friend who used to coat her newborn in extra-virgin olive oil).

theDudesmummy Fri 27-Jul-12 10:54:32

Rather use straight olive oil before the bumsex if you have to, I would say!?? the scent in the bottom butter could irritate!

Ambersivola Fri 27-Jul-12 10:56:22

I use it on my hands - just the back of the hands because I don't like hand cream on my palms! It works very well around the cuticles where the skin can tear easily.

pinkdelight Fri 27-Jul-12 11:12:37

"It works very well... where the skin can tear easily"

hence it's perfect for (non-baby) bottoms! this thread is hilarious. love it when the crucial word is forgotten like that.

dexter73 Fri 27-Jul-12 11:14:45

I put it on my heels once and it dissolved my flip flops!! I'm not sure it would be going anywhere near my bottom after that!

TangoSierra Fri 27-Jul-12 11:14:51

oh am imagining torn bottoms now grin grin
Wonder if the chief of waitrose is aware of what his products are really used for!

porcamiseria Fri 27-Jul-12 11:35:43

erm its £2.50

so why even care, if its £12.50 I would see your issues

TangoSierra Fri 27-Jul-12 11:40:45

Because of the hype Porca

porcamiseria Fri 27-Jul-12 11:41:50

I like it actually, have quite dry skin so every so often use it, even on face (mixed with fake tan)

so ner!

TangoSierra Fri 27-Jul-12 11:48:03

It was a 'miracle' cream and at one stage everyone wanted it, it flew off the shelves, cost up to a tenner a pot on ebay, and I was just saying it wasn't as marvellous as the hype surrounding it.
Agree it was cheap and not bothered about paying that price although I think it was more like 4 quid when I bought it last year.

bran Fri 27-Jul-12 12:00:30

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