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Friday, 1 December 2017

Playing For Peace at The Body Shop this Christmas

 Nothing says Christmas like a seasonal scent, a secret Santa pleasing gift set, or a stocking stuffing tube of mini shower gels. Every Christmas there's always one shop i make a trip into without fail, The Body Shop and this year is no different. 

The Body Shop christmas 2017

A few weeks ago i was invited along to The Body Shop to hear all about their Christmas releases, but this year isn't just about seasonal scents, their Play For Peace campaign really epitomises the true meaning of Christmas. The campaign wants to inspire a generation to stop and play for once in a while; you'll find hidden games in some of the packaging, bight colours and a percentage of every sale from the seasonal collection goes towards the Peace Play Project - helping refugee children to play in a safe place. 

So, what's in this years collection? Here are my faves...

The Body Shop christmas 2017

The Finest Facial Mask Duo:

I don't like to say i have favourites but the finest facial mask duo has to be my favourite of the bunch, in this brightly coloured box you get two of the infamous body shop face masks. This is a really me gift, it goes a step further than just buying someone just one face mask - the packaging of the box alone makes it more special, but the fact they're individually packaged in glass jars makes them feel like a high end really thought through gift. 

There's a reason these masks are so well loved, as soon as i saw them being released a while ago they were an instant hit, but until i got this set i hadn't had a chance to try one out. When i eventually got round to trying out the Himalayan Charcoal mask in the set, i was so astonished by the results i went straight into instagram stories to boomerang like there was no tomorrow just to express my love for this mask. It's quickly become my favourite mask, i've never seen such obvious instant results with a face mask.. to use a good old phrase, this stuff really takes the biscuit.

The Body Shop christmas 2017

Seasonal scents:

It wouldn't be Christmas at The Body Shop without some special seasonal scents and this year does not disappoint, with Vanilla Chai, Frosted Berries and Frosted Plum. If you're looking for a £5 gift that actually looks like you've made a christmassy effort then this is your answer, or if you're looking for something to get you feeling seasonal every morning, then treat yourself to one of these in the shower. 

The Body Shop christmas 2017

These are everything you'd expect from a body shop shower gel with a seasonal twist, the scents are just perfect. I'm keeping Vanilla Chai for myself for the run up to Christmas, and Frosted Berries has already been set aside as a gift for my best friend who is a body shop lover. 

The Body Shop christmas 2017

Just recently the dreaded dry winter hands have returned, so my hand cream collection (obsession) is 100% justified at this time of year, and in the case of seasonal scents i couldn't not pick the Seasonal Hand Cream Gift Set at the event. Mini hand creams are deceptive because they go such a long way but are so much easier to carry round than a big 200ml tube, i always find the time i need them the most is while i'm out, so one of these seasonal scents will be kept in my bag at all times. 

The Body Shop christmas 2017

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Will you be doing any Christmas shopping at The Body Shop this year? 

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6 comments

  1. I went to a Body Shop event recently too and spent a bit too much money! Such amazing ranges. I do love the bath bombs and the metallic lipstick. Love this post. Beautiful photos and review 😊xx

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    1. They're such fun events! I had no idea they made a metallic lipstick either - i was too obsessed with looking at the Christmas bath stuff hahah! Thanks lovely x

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  2. All of these products look great and I'm dying to try the charcoal mask! I love the sound of the Vanilla Chai scent - YUM xo

    Char | www.charslittleblog.co.uk

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    1. The Charcoal mask would 100% be at the top of my list! It's one of the best masks i've ever used! x

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  3. The Charcoal mask sounds fantastic!!

    Rebecca
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    www.peppermintdolly.com

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    1. It really is, i couldn't quite believe the difference in my skin afterwards! x

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