Monday, October 6, 2014

The Body Shop: A Haul

*Purchased by me.

I love The Body Shop. I was invited to an at home party (do they still do these?) several years ago, and I've been hooked ever since. I recently took advantage of a buy three get three free sale on their site and wanted to share my goodies. If you missed this promo, don't worry. There's always at least one promo that's current.

I stocked up on my all time favorite moisturizer. The body butter. There's nothing better. I bought two, one in almond and the other in coconut. Both have been go to scents for me for years. They're the perfect thing to keep my skin hydrated all winter long.

I also thought I would try a new hand and foot cream that smells of honey and beeswax. it does smell a little of old lady, but the scent doesn't linger. The texture on this is thicker than a body butter, but it absorbs so quickly it doesn't leave a greasy feeling. 

My one and only makeup product is a bronzer. I'm so pale that I've yet to find a bronzer that doesn't make me look orange. I've heard good things about this, and I'm hopeful it will work. I got it in shade two as when I placed my order as shade one was out of stock. Last I checked it was back in stock.

I went a little skin care crazy with this order. It started with an old favorite, the chamomile cleansing butter (review to come), and went off the rails from there. Since I love the cleansing butter to much I wanted to try something else from the chamomile range. I grabbed the chamomile cleansing oil and I can only hope that it works as well as the butter.

After I'm done with the makeup removing cleansers, like the chamomile ones, I like to use something that actually cleans my skin. I decided to try the tea tree oil cool and creamy cleanser. Since I have oily acne prone skin I thought it would be perfect. I can already tell we're going to get along, nothing can smell that good and be bad.

I also thought I would try out a serum. I have oily skin for sure, but it can also be really sensitive. So, I decided to give the aloe serum a go. It's super mild, but really helps keep your skin from drying. I've used it a few times and can already tell a difference.

I've been hearing tons of good things about The Body Shop's Vitamin C range and wanted to try couple things. I opted for the Vitamin C Skin Boost which can be used before or after moisturizer. It can also act as a makeup primer. I also bought the Vitamin C day lotion. It has an SPF of 30 and a nice orange scent. I'm very sensitive to the smell of chemical sunscreen, so I can tell this one isn't going to work for me. 

I'm really pleased with what I bought and can't wait to start using some of the new products. Let me know what you'd like to me review from my haul.

1 comment:

  1. Oh these look great! I will be in Dublin next week, I can't wait to check these out myself.