This is a very very light soothing balm, different from what I am used to. I like my soothing balm to be very intense, but this one does not give you that. I am rather disappointed with this product because of that, it does not soothe my muscle aches and the fact that the effect only lasts for less than 5 minutes. The tub is big, but I have tried it a couple of times layering and layering the balm to get the desired "soothing" effect, but it never intensifies. It just leaves my skin oily and greasy. The smell is nice though as if I have been on the spa. Maybe if you just want to relax and have a nice smelling soothing balm by your side, this is a good one, but for soothing the most intense back aches and pains, this is not your buddy for that matter.
about 1 year ago