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Ideal Body

Ideal Body Balm

Ideal Body Balm is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 18.
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200 ml
Ideal Body balm leaves skin feeling firmer and smoother while providing long lasting hydration


A Vichy first, Hyaluronic Acid and LHA have been combined with 10 luxurious oils and Shea Butter in a body balm that helps the skin feel firmer and smoother while providing long lasting hydration.

The unique combination offers hydration and smoothing properties leaving the skin feeling nourished.

  • Skin appears smoother and feels up to 16% firmer*
  • Shea Butter creates a 'cocoon effect' for intense nourishment

*Instrumental test

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  • Aqua

  • Hydrogenated Polyisobutene

  • Paraffinum Liquidum

  • Glycerin

  • Dimethicone

  • Butyrospermum Parkii Butter

  • Zea Mays

  • Elaeis Guineensis Oil

  • Alcohol Denat.

  • Glyceryl Stearate

  • PEG-100 Stearate

  • Butylene Glycol

  • Hydrogenated Olive Oil Myristyl Esters

  • Stearyl Alcohol

  • Myristyl Myristate

  • Zea Mays Oil

  • Tin Oxide

  • CI 15985

  • CI 77891

  • CI 77491

  • Cera Microcristallina

  • Stearic Acid

  • Paraffin

  • Mica

  • Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil

  • Rosa Canina Fruit Oil

  • Sorbitan Tristearate

  • Ribes Nigrum Oil

  • Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer

  • Isohexadecane

  • Sodium Hyaluronate

  • Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil

  • Sodium Hydroxide

  • Coriandrum Sativum Oil

  • Palmitic Acid

  • Simmondsia Chinensis Oil

  • Phenoxyethanol

  • Prunus Armeniaca Kernel Oil

  • Ammoniumpolyacryldimethyltauramide

  • Disodium EDTA

  • Caprylyl Glycol

  • Capryloyl Salicylic Acid

  • Passiflora Edulis Oil

  • Xanthan Gum

  • Synthetic Fluorphlogopite

  • Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate

  • Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer

  • Polysorbate 80

  • Oryza Sativa Bran Oil

  • Parfum

Free UK standard delivery on all orders and Free Returns*

Standard Delivery 3-5 working days**

* If order is placed before 11am on a working day. If order is placed after 11am or on any non-working day then estimated delivery will be on the second working day.

**On all orders over £25

Sustainability Commitment


Today, when it comes to formulating our products, our priority isn’t just looking after your skin. As a business, the Vichy factory has also dedicated itself to sustainable business practices, with a focus on protecting the environment.

How does Vichy reduce its impact on environment?

With over 80 years’ expertise, we know what we’re talking about when it comes to looking after sensitive skin. However, that’s not the only cause we’re passionate about. Here at Vichy, the environment is just as important to us as your skin.


More recycling.As part of our commitment to environmental sustainability, Vichy takes the sourcing of its ingredients extremely seriously. We make sure to carefully track every aspect of the buying process - from ingredient to supplier - to make sure we respect the International Convention on Biological Diversity.


We’ve succeeded in ensuring an average biodegradability rate of 91% for our rise-off formulas. We’re also committed to ensuring that none of our scrubs contain microbeads.

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Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Product I had been having a problem this fall and winter with extreme skin dryness especially on my hands and elbows. I had tried many different products but was getting no relief. From the very first application of Ideal Body Balm, the flaky itchy patches that I had been experiencing on my hands and elbows disappeared. I apply once before bed and once in the morning and the moisturizing effect lasts throughout the day and I find that I do not need to use any other product. The only complaint that I have is that the fragrance is very strong for me, I would prefer a lighter scent or no scent. I am certainly glad that I tried this balm!
Date published: 2018-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing. "I got a sample of this Body balm a while back and I couldn't wait for it to come out in stores so I could buy more. I use it along with the body serum-milk and it has done so much for my dry skin this winter. I highly recommend this product and will definitely be buying more."
Date published: 2015-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Lovely! I live in the desert and have dry mature skin so I was looking for something very moisturizing. I look for products loaded with beneficial skin ingredients and this body balm did. My skin looks lovely, is well moisturized and radiant. It's a reasonable price when you compare to others. Well worth it!
Date published: 2018-07-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Feels so good This product feels good when applying. The balm feels like non-greasy butter and it smells like candy that lasts all day. Someone sensitive to scent might not be able to wear this product. For colder months when my skin is very dry this product works well.
Date published: 2016-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quenching Starting using this product a few days ago and I'm in ❤️. It has an amazing light scent that last all day. It's the best moisturizer I have ever used. Your body feels quenched but it doesn't stick to your clothes, it just provided a soothing barrier.
Date published: 2016-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So under rated! I don’t honestly know why more people aren’t raving about this moisturiser? I’ve been searching for a moisturiser just like this for years and after trying what feels like every moisturiser, body butter and body oil on the market, I’ve finally found this! The butter is incredibly rich, luxurious and feels expensive to the touch. It has a scent which isn’t too strong but pleasant. The packaging looks great. The product is so moisturising and leaves the skin with a velvety feeling. It dries very quickly and is one of the few body butters that I can bare to get dressed straight away after applying as it isn’t sticky at all. It does have a very slight amount of shimmer to it but i really do mean slight which gives the skin a healthy glow. I love this stuff and you do get a large tub - a little goes a long way!
Date published: 2018-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great body moisturisor I have been buying this product for over a year now and it has made my dry skin feel wonderfully soft. I would highly recommend this cream
Date published: 2017-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for older skin! Helps plump up crepey skin! The skin on legs look so much better. Love the fragrance too.
Date published: 2017-11-18
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