Be Sporty and Shimmery this summer with The Body Shop

Fitness and wellbeing is a massive part of modern day culture. Athleisure is a trend, juicing is normal, and there are more forms of yoga than anyone could ever need. And the beauty industry has cottoned on to our burgeoning desire to hit the gym/class/streets and exercise, and companies are creating some sporty lines. Clinique brought its fitness line out earlier this year. The Body Shop has now created two new sport-inspired, sweat-proof … [Read more...]

The Body Shop Advent-ure Calendar

There are so many beauty advent calendars out there, it's hard to see where to start - but let me introduce you to one of three lovely advent-URE calendars from The Body Shop. This gorgeous green box  - the 25 Days of Game-changing Advent-ure Advent Calendar - contains 25 smaller boxes, but not just with a random Body Shop product in them - oh no. This calendar is SO much more. Every box also contains a task for the day - to spread kindness and … [Read more...]

The Body Shop – Forever Against Animal Testing

The Body Shop has always been animal-friendly, cruelty-free, and ecologically awae. So, no surprise that its latest campaign is about animal testing, and banning it forever. The Forever Against Animal Testing Campaign - with the hashtag #foreveragainstanimaltesting is looking for a 8 MILLION SIGNATURES to petition to the United Nations for a global ban on animal testing in cosmetic production and ingredients. There are so many countries … [Read more...]

Pinita Coladas with The Body Shop

Who doesn't love a Pina Colada in the sunshine?! Pineapple and coconut with a dash of lime is a totally tropical taste sensation, and The Body Shop have channeled that very thing into their Pinita Colada body range which is just perfect for summer beauty. The Special Edition Piñita Colada range is bursting with fresh fruitiness, and will whisk you off to white beaches with tropical palm trees and gorgeous sunsets the minute you open the bottle … [Read more...]

Drops of Light from The Body Shop

Radiance. There's a beauty buzzword if there ever was one. We're always looking for radiance in our skin. Or luminosity. Brightness. Glow. You get the idea, right? The Body Shop have a complete skin-brightening regime, with their NEW Drops of Light™ Pure Healthy Brightening Range. It's suitable for sensitive skin, and there are four products to use in total - Clarifying Foam Wash, Pure Translucency Essence Lotion, Pure Healthy Brightening … [Read more...]

(Green) Tea Ceremony with The Body Shop?

The Body Shop has a lovely new range  - Fuji Green Tea - with eight products to pamper yourself with in a tea ceremony all of your own. We all know that green tea has antioxidant qualities. With its detoxifying health benefits, green tea has been revered for over 400 years in social and cultural activities, including the Japanese Tea Ceremony. But did you know that some Japanese women apply it to their skin and bathe in it? It’s a … [Read more...]

The Body Shop Hemp Soap on a rope

Soap on a rope! That's  a blast from the past, and actually quite a brilliant alternative to shower gel! I love soap, so I was thrilled to try the new Body Shop Hemp Soap on a Rope. After I had stopped staring at the ad campaign image! Right, pay attention! I know, it's difficult, isn't it?! Anyway, The Body Shop's Hemp range is hugely popular, and their best-seller is the Hemp Hand Protector, which I have just discovered and am enjoying … [Read more...]

The Body Shop Sponsors Teenage Cancer Trust concerts

The Body Shop has announced it will be the official headline sponsors of the Teenage Cancer Trust concert series at the Royal Albert Hall in March 2013. Both The Body Shop and Teenage Cancer Trust are committed to changing lives through positive activism and building self-esteem, so it seems a natural partnership, agreed? They share the belief that Beauty is about looking good, feeling good and doing good and the concert series provides the … [Read more...]

Autumnal showers!

No, not of the rain variety - something much, much nicer! I've got my hands on the most fabulous shower gel of late, from The Body Shop. Back in 2010 they ran a global social media competition, encouraging the public to create their very own Limited Edition fragrance for the Originals Bath and Shower Gel range. The winner was Stephie, from California in the USA, with her Spiced Pumpkin Bath and Shower Gel (£4), inspired by her grandma's pumpkin … [Read more...]