The Body Shop Warming Mineral Mask Review

Hello beauties! I hope you are all good. So I’ve had this mask in my draw for a few months from one of my many The Body Shop Hauls and only recently got around to using it. I actually got this as a free gift from The Body Shop because I took out one of their loyalty cards.

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This cleansing mask for all skin types warms on contact with wet skin. It leaves skin clean and revitalised.

Application
Use after cleansing and toning. Wet skin and apply a generous layer to the face, avoiding the lip and eye areas. Leave for five minutes, then rinse off with warm water. Use once or twice weekly after cleansing.

Review
This clay mask is very thick and heats up as soon as your start massaging it into your wet face. The heat is a lovely sensation, even on those warmer summer nights! Just think how awesome it would be in the winter! Reminder to myself, buy some more for the winter if I run out!

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The heat doesn’t last forever and cools down after a while. The mask doesn’t drys, which I prefer because I find its harder to remove masks when they dry to your skin, and sometimes leaves me with dry patches!
After five minutes I removed it with warm water. It removes so easily, as I had expected. My skin felt fresh and cleansed after. The only downside is that it did dry out my nose a little bit, which is a bit dissapoining. I know this mask isn’t made to keep your skin hydrated, but it certainly made my skin feel cleansed.

Conclusion
I wouldn’t advise using this if you have very dry skin, as it would dry it out even more. For my oily bit it complete stripped the oil from my skin. So if you have combination skin like myself, make sure you have a good moisturiser to use after for those pesky dry areas! I used The Body Shop Vitamin E Sink In Moisture Mask after because it’s quick to use so didn’t take up too much time using another mask.

Check out this mask on The Body Shop website HERE

Have you used this mask? What did you think? Let me know!

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The Body Shop Vitamin E Sink In Moisture Mask Review

Hello beauties! I hope you’re all well. So with these high winds we have been having lately, my skin has been especially dry lately. This mask has been my best friend. I purchased this in a recent The Body Shop Haul.

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Sink some antioxidant Vitamin E into your skin. Bring skin back to optimum moisture level with this intensely hydrating mask.

Application
Smooth a thin layer onto dry, clean skin with your fingers. Leave for 10 minutes. You may feel a slight cooling sensation. Then simply wipe away with a tissue.

Review
This mask is like a thin facial cream. It doesn’t dry onto your face like a usual mask would, which is great if you have dry skin like me at the moment. It smells amazing too, like really amazing… So much so when I first tried it I had my nose in it for 10 minutes before putting it on! The thing I love about this is that because it doesn’t dry onto your skin like other masks, it’s so easy to remove! I just use a cloth to remove mine. This opens up more opportunities to actually use it. I can use it before work if I have a little extra time to wait around, because you haven’t got the time consuming job of removing it after!

It’s very cooling too. I can imagine it being so soothing in the summer when your house is like an oven, or you have had a stressful day at work. It leaves your skin feeling so so soft. Like a babies bottom if you will! You don’t need to use alot either. Because it’s so thin, it spreads beautifully so a tub lasts a while. This product currently retails at £13 for a 100ml tub. You can check it out on The Body Shop’s website here.

Conclusion
Although I do love this product and I think it’s amazing, I do have some concerns for people with sensitive skin. Looking at the ingredients there are so many fragrance ingredients which we all know irritates skin. My skin isn’t irritated easily so I’m alright, but if you have especially sensitive skin I could maybe look elsewhere. But that’s my only gripe with this product to be honest.

Vitamin E is amazing. It’s one of the most powerful antioxidant vitamins you can put on your face! With that, you’d think this mask is nothing short of amazing. I use this about 3 times a week to keep my skin feeling soft. That works great for me. I’ve noticed that you can’t really use this once a week and have soft skin all week, so this isn’t no mirical cure to dry skin, you need to keep on top of it!

Have you tried this mask? What did you think? Can you recommend any masks for me to use? Let me know!

The Body Shop Haul

Hello beauties! I hope you’re all going well. I haven’t actually brought anything from The Body Shop for a while now because I wanted to try out some other brands, since I was getting a little over the top on my reviews it their products! But they are back! I kept getting emails saying they had offers on, and I couldn’t take it any longer!

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I also got talked into getting their loyalty card too which id never really been interested in as I only ever really shop with them when they have offers on. I’d always been under the assumption that you couldn’t use the card with an offer, but aparently you can! Or so said the sales assistant…

Warming Mineral Mask

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This cleansing mask for all skin types warms on contact with wet skin. It leaves skin clean and revitalised.

I actually got this as a free gift when I signed up for the loyalty card. Can’t complain about that since its worth £10. I was actually in the market for a new face mask anyway and I haven’t experimented much with self heating ones except for the Soap & Glory No Clogs Allowed Super Self-Heating Deep Pore Detox Mask.. Why do Soap & Glory products have such long names.. What a mouth full!

Vitamin E Gentle Facial Wash

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A gentle facial wash that lathers on the skin to leave it feeling clean, soft and refreshed

I needed something gentle because I keep breaking out in random spots. I’ve never really had sensitive skin, or been prone to spots.. But lately I’ve been breaking out more then usual. This is a 100ml tube for £8.50. This is one of the body shops best selling products so I’m very excited to give it a go!

Vitamin E Cream Exfoliator

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A light and creamy facial scrub to gently exfoliate without irritating the skin, leaving it feeling smooth, soft and refined.

So as you can probably tell I’m sticking with the Vitamin E theme! I find that when you use products from the same range they work better with skincare. This 75ml tube is £10. Full review available here.

Vitamin E Sink In Moisture Mask

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Sink some antioxidant Vitamin E into your skin. Bring skin back to optimum moisture level with this intensely hydrating mask.

I’m having trouble lately with dry skin, so a hydrating mask was definitely what i wanted to leave with. This is a 100ml tub for £13. Full review of this product is available here.

I got all of this in a 3 for 2 offer which totaled to £25.70 (including the loyalty card which is £5) which is pretty good! I only ever shop with bodyshop when they have offers on because I think some products are a little expensive. But they have them on all the time which is awesome!

Their Love Your Body card gives you 10% off your purchases for a year and gains you access to their exclusive members only events and perks throughout the year, including a special birthday present and sneak previews of new products.

Reviews of these items will be up when I’ve had a chance to get to them!

Have you shopped in the body shop lately? What did you get? Have you used anything I got? Let me know!

The Body Shop Spa Wisdom Africa Ximenia & Salt Scrub Review

I brought this in my Body Shop Haul. I’ve never really been much for salt scrubs, but since I had to make my money up to get the discount I thought I would give this a try.

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This salt scrub is inspired by African tribal spa rituals. It moisturises as it exfoliates

Application
Massage onto wet skin in the bath or shower. Rinse thoroughly.

Review
I love the packaging of this. It’s so cute and reusable, and the tub is so big at 350ml, it’s going to last me forever! It says to massage onto wet skin, but I think it works better on dry skin. Not totally dry but I find that it doesn’t work as well if your skin is soaked. When I used it on wet skin it just seemed to disappear and it just seemed really pointless. It smells great and the texture is amazing. It’s not too rough on your skin and the cream in the scrub really moisturises. Left my skin so soft and polished.

Conclusion
I think this is a little bit expensive at £15. Saying that, you do get alot and I’ve been using this for a few weeks now and I feel like I have used hardly any. The Body Shop always have offers on, which is only when I really buy from them to be honest, so you can always get a good deal of things that you think are a bit expensive. The benefits of this scrub are amazing, as long as you use it on dry skin. It’s pretty pointless on wet skin. I have no idea why they tell you to use in wet skin.

You can check out this item on The Body Shop website here.

Have you used this salt scrub? What did you think? Do you use any other salt scrubs? Anything you can recommend? Let me know!

The Body Shop Seaweed Ionic Clay Mask Review

I brought this in my Body Shop Haul. I love the body shop, especially when they have amazing deals on. It’s a good opportunity to buy things you’re new to because If you don’t end up liking it (which is hardly ever!) then you haven’t really lost out. But this is a mask I’ve used before, and I thought to myself, why haven’t I reviewed this yet?

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This revitalising clay mask cleanses skin and controls excess oil

×Draws out impurities
×Clarifying
×Refreshing

Application
Apply a thin layer, leave for 10 minutes and rinse off. Use up to twice weekly.

Review
I really love this mask. One thing that annoys me about some face masks is how watery they can be, but this one is quite thick and applies beautifully. It dries quickly, nothing I hate more then waiting around for a mask to dry for ages! You don’t need alot too to cover your face. A tub always lasts for ages. I try and use this once a week, and it hardly looks like I’ve used any! It isn’t a farse to take off either, easily washes off with warm water and leaves my skin feeling soft.

Conclusion
For £13 for a 100ml tub I think it’s a good price. Especially since it lasts ages. I also love face mask that are in tubs. I think it makes it easier to apply and you don’t squeeze out too much and waste product. I’ll definitely repurchase!

Have you tried this face mask? What did you think? Any face mask you are loving lately? Let me know!

The Body Shop Haul

Hello beauties! So here is another of my Body Shop hauls! I can’t help myself when they have one of there spend £50 get £25 off! It’s such a good deal. They usually have it every 3 months so it’s a great opportunity to stock up on essentials. So let’s get cracking on what I ordered!

Coconut Hand Cleanse Gel

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This hand cleanse gel keeps hands clean while on the go. It has a refreshing coconut scent.

I brought this for when I go to reading festival. It smells so lush! I didn’t even realise The Body Shop did hand sanitizer, but if the rest smell as good as this, I’m gonna stock up! RRP £2.50 for 60ml

Ginger Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

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This refreshing shampoo with ginger extract is perfect for dry scalps.

I’ve been using this Shampoo for ages now. It’s always the one I go back to because it keeps my dry scalp at bay. You can read a full review of this product here. This was one of the very first products I reviewed! RRP £6.50 for 400ml

Spa Wisdom Africa Ximenia & Salt Scrub

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This salt scrub is inspired by African tribal spa rituals. It moisturises as it exfoliates

I’ve never tried this salt scrub and haven’t had one for a while now, so I thought I would grab this one! I love the tub too. Totally cute. It smells nice too, and from just testing it on my fingers, I can see how nourishing it is. RRP £15 for 350ml. Full review is available here.

Vitamin E Aqua Boost Sorbet

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An instant cooling sensation for all day hydration. This silky-soft moisturiser hydrates and refreshes skin with an ultra-light light formula.

The Body Shop have been pushing this cream alot lately, so it only made me even more interested in trying it out. The smell is nice and the texture is something I’m not used to, so it will be interesting to try out!

Seaweed Ionic Clay Mask

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This revitalising clay mask cleanses skin and controls excess oil

I’ve used this before and it is a favourite of mine. Full review is available here. ! RRP £13 for 100ml

Professional Make Up Sponge

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The make-up artist’s secret weapon, this sponge applies liquid foundation evenly for a flawless finish.

I brought this purely to make my order up to the £50 mark. Always handy to have around though, I’ll make some use out of it!  RRP £3

With the discount, my order came to £27. That’s a cracking deal for 6 items. So I’ll be posting some reviews up for some of these items. I’ll link them in when I’ve done them!

Did you treat yourself to anything from The Body Shop? What did you get? Every tried any of these products? Let me know!