Why We Should All Use a Good Body Cream

Hi Everyone,

Applying body cream or moisturiser has been a part of my morning routine since I was 8 years old. My daughter was really astonished when I told her, but it’s the truth. I used to think I was weird (ok I probably am) but it just felt better doing this. As a result, years later I can honestly say that my body skin is comparatively youthful looking for my age.

Doing a little research for this post I have found out that moisturising your body is one of the most important and underrated skin care rituals.

Keep reading to find a few facts about why we should all be using a good body cream and my latest favourite – La Danza Intensive Repair Body Cream. Brand new on the market.


Why We Should All Use a Good Body Cream

To Hydrate

As we age our skin gets thinner, no longer able to hold hydration and increasing in sensitivity. Especially areas such as knees, elbows, heels and hands show signs of dehydration and age.

Many people look after their faces with wonderful moisturisers but forget the rest of their body. Hence you can often tell the Age of a person by simply looking at their hands.

To Firm

Using a body cream on a daily basis helps to firm and improve skin texture.

 To Restore elasticity

Massage your moisturiser into your skin daily. By doing so the skin to releases collagen and restores elasticity that’s lost as we age.

The 3 minute rule

The best time to moisturise your body is straight after having a shower (within 3 minutes) whilst your skin still feels moist.

4 Reasons I am sold on the new La Danza Intensive Repair Body Cream

  1. Nourishing / Hydrating

It is rich in Omega 3, 6 and 9 – perfect for soothing and hydrating dry skin.

2. Firming

It contains Dynalift  providing an immediate and durable tightening effect

3. Anti Stretch Mark

It contains an exotic plant native to Madagascar, which helps prevent and reduce stretch marks. Research shows that after 2 months 72% of all stretch marks will be reduced – Awesome! (read more about this here)


It’s always good to research and make sure you’re moisturiser doesn’t contain toxic ingredients before using daily!


I personally love the feel and texture of the cream – I feel special each morning when using it. Plus it has a lovely gentle smell to it that’s not overpowering!

With Mothers Day coming up it even makes the perfect Mothers Day gift.

Click here to buy online


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If you have any more questions about this article and the products I am testing please feel free to either leave a comment or email me on yvonne@funkyforty.com. Products are complements of Zepter.ch  but opinions are my own. If I wasn’t convinced I wouldn’t write about it!

You might also like to read “Feeling like a Mermaid with La Danza”



Moisturise daily with the right body cream!


nb: Photos taken by FunkyForty at Hotel Vitznauerhof, Switzerland.

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Hi! I’m Yvonne, a 40 something (wink) Kiwi, living in Zurich. I love fashion, travel, shopping and food – believing chocolate will cure almost anything!

  1. very nice and it looks and feels really good when you moisturise your body hands and arms especially the elbows love it

  2. This skin is the largest organ of the body and deserves and requires extra TLC for longevity ✨✨ Love the skin your in ❤️

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