The Body Shop

The Body Shop International plc is a British cosmetics and skin care company owned by L'Oréal. It was founded in 1976 by Anita Roddick and currently has a range of 1,200 products which it sells in 2,500 franchised stores in 61 countries
http://www.thebodyshop-usa.com/

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3.7

1,374 products

27,358 reviews

64% would repurchase

Not tested on animals
The Body Shop is a Cruelty-Free Subsidiary.

Recent The Body Shop Reviews

Treatments (Face) -The Body Shop - Drops of Youth Liquid Peel

on 1/19/2017 10:28:00 AM

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I've used this for a week. My skin is feeling and looking so much better. I have combo dry cheeks , oily t zone and textured skin. My main concern are clogged pores and the lady said this would help. It did, my skin is less congested and smoother. It is a brand new product so there were no reviews so i was iffy but im glad i got it. For what it does Its not very expensive $25.

The products itself is liquid, doesnt smell strong at all. Directions say use 2 pumps rub for 20 seconds on face until little balls form. Use 2-3 times a weeks. Make sure your skin is clean and dry as well as your hands before use. After use wash skin throughly.

The first time i used it was like an "Omg moment". I put it mostly where my area of concern is, my cheeks. After rubbing for a few seconds I felt stuff balling up underneath; it felt gross but it shocked me to see so much dead skin and dirt balling up. Mind you I had just washed my face with my facial soap and sponge which is supposed to get rid of all that. But all the stuff that was there was a clear sign that my cleansing wasn't perfect. The little balls were dirty looking dead skin. Maybe some where from my hands as well but I had just done a load of dishes and washed my face so they were clean. I was in shock it was gross. I washed my face and looked in my mirror after. My skin looked brighter, smooth and clear. I did it again right after out of curiosity and the peeling wasn't as bad and the little balls where whiter. I washed with soap and moisturised after and went to bed. The next morning i woke up and my skin look so much better. Less little bumps and smooth texture. I've now used it for a week and my skin its soft, smooth, bouncy and glowing. My clogged pores are dissapearing. Give it a shot its all natural, its not that expensive if you dont like it you can return it. The bottle will last you a long time I'm so happy with it. The packaging is great the dispenser has a lock system. Its a pump so it's hygienic.

Tip: When you pump the product use it immediately in your face, dont leave it laying around because it will dry up and not work properly.

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Primer/ Corrector -The Body Shop - All-In-One Instablur 5-Action Perfector

on 1/15/2017 12:10:00 PM

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This stuff is bomb. I found it on the body shop website for half price (~$12) and I'm so glad I bought it. I would pay full price for this for sure, which is around $24 cnd. I like how smoothly it goes on and how soft it make my skin while blurring pores very nicely. The consistency is a little weird right out of the tube but after spreading it out with my finger tips it goes on the face pretty well. If you have dry skin this might accentuate dry patches once makeup is applied, this is why I gave it 4 stars instead of 5. My skin is mostly oily but has the occasional dry patch around the mouth and nose, so I just watch to make sure I don't over apply. If you have oily skin, this works pretty well to mattify everything, although oil starts to seep through on my forhead after a while. Nothing a few spritzs of my UD setting spray can't handle. I'm positive this makes my makeup last much longer than usual too, and keeps everything looking as fresh as when I applied. It really does give that "blurred" appearance. Packaging is a basic squeeze tube which I find great. It's a little on the pricey side as it's a pretty small tube, but I'm so happy with it that it's worth it.


Lotions/ Creams -The Body Shop - Blueberry Body Butter

on 1/14/2017 1:04:00 PM

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This is a special edition body butter which only seems to be available during the summer months in the UK. It's definitely a more summery scent to me - quite sweet, but with an underlying and very subtle sourness to it - which I prefer in summertime when the days are warmer and you don't necessarily want something on your skin which is strongly scented and which might clash with your summertime perfume of choice.

As with most of the other TBS body butters, this has quite a thick consistency to it and a little goes a long way. The tub I had easily lasted me 2+ months when using it once a day, most days. It moisturised my skin really well, but I did avoid using it on hotter days as I felt it was a little too moisturising then, making me feel like my skin couldn't 'breathe' properly.

I personally love TBS body butters, especially during the colder months when more often than not, they're the ONLY moisturising product I can use on my very dry skin which actually soothes it and stops it from itching.

If you prefer your body products to have a sweeter scent to them, then I would definitely recommended giving this one a try. It's not as sweet as something like LUSH's 'Rock Star' soap, but it's definitely sweeter in nature than some of the more popular TBS body butters like their Olive and/or Aloe ones.

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Bath Treatments -The Body Shop - Spa of the World - Moroccan Rhassoul Body Clay

on 1/13/2017 7:34:00 AM

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I love this line from Body Shop, but this one has me thinking. I finished one recently so here are my thoughts:

Pros:
- It's easy to spread over skin (with the matching body mask brush) & easy to wash off in shower
- Smells wonderful, perfume lingers on skin
- Using this is a luxury experience

Cons:
- Very little product for full-body application (200ml). Should've been at least same amount as the body creams which are 350 ml, even more considering you apply a thicker layer of mask than a moisturizer.
- Messy packaging. Could've been better in a jar in my opinion.
- Not sure about its firming qualities. Or any other skincare benefits really. I only used it on my thighs and hardly saw any difference after frequent use.
- It's very cooling. I would avoid using it in winter months. Might be an advantage for hot summer days though.

I don't think i'll splurge again on this. If you want to splurge on a luxury item it could work for you.


Styling Products -The Body Shop - WILD ARGAN OIL RADIANT OIL

on 1/13/2017 7:33:00 AM

I tried it in store and the "shine" it gave me was greasy for my hair. I sprayed one time to my palm, rubbed together and spread it evenly on the mid length to the ends where my hair prone to frizz. I need something quite heavy yet not greasy. Still looking for my HG

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