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Body Shop Tea Tree Face Mask

Body Shop Tea Tree Mask

 

Name: Body Shop Tea Tree Face Mask

Price: £10.00

Where : Body Shop Outlets, Body Shop Online

 

Tea Tree is the best cure for pimples, as sworn by Dr’s I have met. I’ve got Tea Tree oil, Tea Tree body scrubs, Tea Tree soap and Tea Tree exfoliating pads. I have always had pimples – a curse bestowed on me and my poor giraffe-legged baby sister since we was young. Now in my late twenties – nothing has changed and I have been on antibiotics for as long as 2 years to help get rid of these pesky pimples that plague my life no end.

I was on a mission to try and cure my pimples with products so I could stop relying on pills when my doctor advised trying Tea Tree – so I went a little crazy and bought a load of Tea Tree products. The body shop offered, among other Tea Tree products, a Tea Tree mask, promising to remove impurities, absorb excess oil (yet another of my curses) and soothes skin (I presume for those of us who execute the right to poke, prod and burst our pimples hence leaving a nasty red swollen spot in its wake).

This is my favourite mask from the body shop. It smells divine and a bonus is that it always gets rid of the oil on my face! It took me 2 weeks to notice my skin clearing and I love the tingling feeling it leaves on your face afterwards. I use this once a week as at £10, it’s a pricey buy and because it’s quite thin, I find myself having to use quite a bit to cover my big face!  I have had less breakouts, but I must admit because I only use it once a week, it’s not enough to keep my pesky pimples at bay – so while I am on less antibiotics now, the mask didn’t not totally get rid of my issues as I have way too many different types of annoying bumps – still though, I would recommend this to anyone with basic pimple issues – it works if you stick with it. Give it at least a month (or more) to really see results and those pesky pimples gone!

Get it here online.

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The Body Shop Home Fragrance Smelling Oils

lovely smells indeed!

lovely smells indeed!

My home will be lost  (and certainly a little bit less lovely smelling) without one of my Body Shop’s Home Fragrance Smelling Oils.  At any one time, each room has a different smell – and I love the subtle notes that whiff past me as I dance from room to room.  The better half loves their Lavender, while I am a bit more adventurous with Aloe and Soft Linen. In every room, I have a burner and at least 6 different oils – and I am sure to fire one up especially if we have guests staying over. Nothing beats a lovely smelling house! Continue reading

Body Shop Honey and Oat Scrub

Body Shop Honey and Oat Scrub

 

Name: Body Shop Honey and Oat 3 in 1 Scrub Mask

Price: £10.00

Where : Body Shop Outlets, Body Shop Online

I read that honey and oat masks are one of the best masks you can make at home – it’s simple, all you need is honey and oats – both relatively cheap and easy to find. I found this mask sitting next to the Tea Tree Mask (a favourite of mine) and I thought, if someone mixed the right parts of honey and oats for me to save me the trouble of messing up my kitchen, and of course getting the amounts of honey and oats totally wrong, then who am I to argue?!

I have very dry skin sometimes, so the moisturizing effect this mask claimed to have appealed to me greatly. Once opened, you get that sickly sweet honey smell and while it might be too much to some, I simply loved it. It’s quite rich and thick so you don’t need much when applied. The instructions say weekly, so as with all my other trials, I tried it for one month. My dry skin was kept at and my skin was left feeling quite smooth – was it glowing? No – but it left my skin feeling and looking very supple, and since my skin is so hard to buy for, finding a product that I don’t violently react to and actually works on me is a God-send. For £10.00, definitely worth a buy and lasts well over 3 months when used once a week.

There are other brands I would like to try first before re-buying this immediately, but I will do (one day) seeing as how I don’t react to it.

Get it online here.

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Body Shop Vitamin C Microdermabrasion

Vitamin C Microdermabrasion

 

 

Name: Body Shop Vitamin C Microdermabrasion

Price: £13.00

Where : Body Shops Outlets, Body Shop Online

 

 

Before buying the Body Shops Vitamin C Microdermabrasion, I had read loads about it before buying this. It’s supposed to removed the dead skin, impurities and improve your overall skin tone, leaving your skin brighter, more radiant and all round more beautiful. This baby packs a burst of vitamin C, which is always good for you so I thought I’d give it a try. I am quite sensitive when it comes to scrubs and there have been a few which have left me red raw, peeling and an overall feeling of un-beautifulness. Sad times!

I bought this when I had particularly bad skin and was hoping for a miracle. The grains are in the wash are tiny, finer than sand, but you still feel them and there is a lovely smell of oranges when opened! The instruction is to use twice a week, and so I did, diligently. After a month, my skin was a little better and smoother, though I had a lot of peeling and very dry skin – maybe this was a sign of the product working and removing my dead skin – but it was horribly dry and even appeared under mountains of liquid foundation – not a good look for work. I abandoned ship and piled on the vitamin E.

For £13, I think it wasn’t much of a noticeable difference for me to pay that amount and it took too long – I just could not live with the dryness and peeling for more than a month. No-go for me I’m afraid.

Get it here if you think your skin is not as sensitive as mine.

Body Shop Vitamin C Microdermabrasion

Body Shop Seaweed Ionic Clay Mask

Body Shop Seaweed Ionic Clay Mask

 

Name: Body Shop Seaweed Ionic Clay Mask

Price: £12.00

Where : Body Shop Outlets, Body Shop Online

I know for a fact that clay has a compound within it that draws out impurities – I have had a few clay masks that did just that but left my skin looking a little dull a few days after. This Seaweed Ionic Clay mask promises to draw out impurities, clarify the skin and leave it refreshed. Sounded promising so I bought it, at £12 – it’s a hefty tag for such a small pot, but I thought I’d give it a go anyway. It does not smell of anything nice or horrible really and looks rather dull (the grey colour is not so appealing!) but it’s what it does to your skin that counts – right? So on it went and I felt that you didn’t need so much to cover the face, which was great as at £12 a pop, it was an expensive treat.

After 5 minutes – my face began to itch – I left it on as I thought it was working perhaps. 5 minutes later – my face began to have an almost burning sensation.  I couldn’t take it any longer – off it came.

I won’t be buying this anymore – my skin had such a bad reaction to it.

Get it here if you think your skin is not as sensitive as mine,

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Body Shop Seaweed Ionic Clay Mask