Outstanding Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream Review

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There’s one thing I love most about beauty and that’s putting products to the test. I want to find out if a product is a hit or a miss. In my beauty reviews, you’ll only find 100% honest thoughts and opinions, so you know what beauty product is worth spending your money on. In today’s post, I’m putting the Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream to the test. Keep reading for my in-depth review.


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I found out about Sol de Janeiro a while ago, I think it’s been around 1.5 years now and I have been using their products for over a year. Even though I mentioned the Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream in my posts, I never really took the time to review it. BUT, obviously, that had to change! 

Let’s first get to know Sol de Janeiro a bit better! 

“At Sol de Janeiro we love life, we love our bodies. We’re here to celebrate everybody. No rules. Only celebration.”

That’s literally the first sentence you see when you browse the Sol de Janeiro website in order to find their story. That put me in a great mood already since I love inclusivity! 

“When I moved to Brazil, I was wonderfully inspired by the contagious, joyful attitude that was everywhere. There’s no judgment and no one way of looking and feeling beautiful.”

– HEELA, CEO & CO-FOUNDER

I wish this happened all over the world! Brazil sounds like an amazing country which I really want to visit once. It makes me think about those beautifully tanned women and sun, lots of sun and great weather! 

This exact feeling is what Sol de Janeiro captured in their packaging. It instantly transports you to a summer feeling! Sol de Janeiro’s body-loving products are addictive, with delicious gourmand fragrances and luxurious textures that touch all the senses.

Sol de Janeiro is committed to creating products inspired by the lush, natural diversity of Brazil and intended for good – good for your skin, and good for the world around us.

Our experience comes from a place of positivity and pleasure, and we believe in high-quality beauty formulations that celebrate our bodies and bring something joyful to everybody.

Sol de Janeiro is cruelty-free, vegan-friendly, sustainably sourced, made in the USA and contains Reef Safe SPF. Moreover, their products are Sulfate Free, Phthalate Free, Paraben Free, Mineral Oil Free, and No Microplastics.

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“Sol de Janeiro isn’t about trends. Our products really offer the ingredients that Brazilians have loved and passed down over many generations, from mothers to daughters. They feel and smell amazing – and they work.”

CAMILA, FOUNDING PARTNER

Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream

Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream Review

The Bum Bum Cream is an award-winning all-over body cream and is the ultimate Brazilian Beauty Secret. It’s supposed to smell deliciously and fast-absorbing. This body cream helps smooth and visibly tighten the appearance of the skin. 

It’s ALL about the booty in Brazil, which is probably why Brazil has the smallest bikinis and best-fitting jeans. The Bum Bum Cream is supposed to be the secret for this! However, this product isn’t only for your booty but works for your legs, tummy, arms, and all over the body as well. 

I’m a true summer lover and as soon spring is coming, I start preparing for summer already lol. One of my products to prepare my skin for the summer is the Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream. I mean, who doesn’t want smooth and tighter skin?! 

Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream Review

Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream Review

I already said this but the packaging screams summer to me. I love the bright orange with white, it just immediately makes me think of warm weather, beaches, and tanning. 

The Bum Bum Cream is available at the Sol de Janeiro website, as well as Sephora in three different sizes: 

  • 25 ML for $10 
  • 75 ML for $20
  • 240 ML for $45

When your order now you can get a Free Joia Shampoo and Conditioner Packette in every order through March 16th. 

Bum Bum Cream Scent

The Bum Bum Cream scent is something else. The fragrance notes are the following: 

  • Top: pistachio, almond
  • Mid: heliotrope, jasmine petals
  • Dry: vanilla, salted caramel, sandalwood 

The scent is pretty intense so I can imagine that not everyone is going to love this. However, I’m obsessed. The scent is my favorite ever, I truly love it. 

Bum Bum Cream Formula

The cream is quickly absorbing into the skin, which I prefer because I hate when my skin feels sticky or greasy. It’s very hydrating, makes my skin feel super smooth and soft. 

But…. does it work?

It definitely made my skin very smooth but what about the visibly tighten the appearance of the skin claim? To test this, I applied the Bum Bum Cream on my boobs since I have some stretch marks there and I wanted to see if it would tighten my skin. 

I’m not going to put my boobs all over the internet lol so you have to believe me on this one. After using the Bum Bum Cream for only a couple of days every evening, I already saw some difference. The skin felt a bit tighter and it even helped with making my stretch marks less visible! 

After using the Bum Bum Cream for a couple of weeks, I really felt like my skin was way better hydrated, softer and tighten. I don’t think the differences are this huge that other people would immediately see it but the differences were huge enough to make me feel more confident. 

I, of course, did not only use this cream for my boobs but applied it all over my body. Also, my booty seemed to look a bit tighter than before. However, I didn’t really see much of a difference in other places when it comes if the tighten claim. My whole body feels very soft, smooth and hydrated.  

If you like a greatly hydrating product with an amazing scent, which also happens to smooth and tighten the skin I’m positive you’ll love this Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream!

I’m definitely going to try more products soon. I already tried their Glowmotion Glow Oil and loved it! Have you tried Sol de Janeiro products? Do you have some recommendations? Please let me know in the comments. 

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14 Comments

  1. 3.13.20
    Boss Babe Chronicles said:

    I’ve been hearing so much about this company, and especially about this cream! It sounds like something I’d really enjoy since I love rich moisturizers. Thank you for sharing!

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    • 3.14.20

      This cream is one of the best selling creams out there and I definitely understand why! Thank you for your comment!

  2. 3.13.20
    Nilakshi - merakimusings said:

    I love deep moisturizer, it sounds perfect for me. I have to check it out. Thanks!

  3. 3.13.20
    makeupmuddle said:

    Sol de Janeiro are one of my favourite brands! Their products are all amazing, and they smell incredible xo

    Makeup Muddle

  4. 3.16.20
    Katrina said:

    Great review! I’ve always seen raving reviews about this product but have been skeptical when it comes to actually purchasing it. I’ll have to give it a go next time I’m at Sephora.

  5. 3.17.20
    Amanda said:

    Sounds great! I will have to try it! Love that its sustainable and toxin free.

  6. 3.17.20
    Amanda said:

    I’ve never heard about this brand before. I personally have extreme dry skin, so this caught my attention. I might give it a try. Thanks for sharing the info, it was so helpful!

  7. 3.17.20

    Ive been searching for something to tighten and lighten stretch Mark’s! I may have to try this! Thanks for the review

  8. 3.17.20
    Asif Malik said:

    Nice informative blog, i will definitely use this item.

  9. 3.17.20

    Oooh! I remember seeing this in a Youtube video. Thanks for your review! I’m definitely interested in trying this product out! Thanks for the recommendation doll! Stay safe ?

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