Wow, it’s been quiet around here for a while, hasn’t it? Apologies if you’ve noticed, and never mind if you haven’t…
Well, The Body Shop are the focus of this post, since I had an epic haul from them on Friday. Mostly because they had on a 3-for-2 on their makeup, a double points day, and a free gift if you spent over £25!! So I got this lot.
What exactly did I buy?
I’ve been looking for a new liquid foundation for a while, but my desire to find one that’s cruelty-free without breaking the bank has been a bit difficult to achieve.
So I picked up this one from The Body Shop. It’s a pretty good skin match and while it does go shiny, it does last pretty well. It’s their Fresh Nude foundation so it gives a semi-matte finish (easily set with translucent powder) and moisturises throughout the day. It also has an SPF of 15. Which is handy if you’re a Goth like me.
I’ve been a devotee of Urban Decay’s eyeshadow primer potion for the longest time. But ever since I bought my most recent tube, I’ve felt like something is different. My eyeshadow has been creasing and it just isn’t as good.
I absolutely love The Body Shop’s Instablur facial primer, and the lovely lady in the shop assured me their eye primer is better. She actually wasn’t wrong. It mattifies and has a colour tint so it’s pretty much the perfect base.
And as there was a 3-for-2 offer on, I picked up a liquid eyeliner, because you can never own enough of those.
I even curated my own palette using their Down to Earth shadows. The Body Shop currently have an offer of ‘Buy 5, get 3 free’ on their single shadows, including a free palette. So I got the eight shadows I wanted for £25. Not bad!
Basically, you just click the individual pans into place. I already own their existing Down to Earth palette, which is phenomenal. But this one is entirely the shades I know that I’ll use. Bonus.
This is all well and good…but it doesn’t end there! As I’d spent over £25, I qualified for the free gift. I chose this set, comprising shea butter hand cream and shower cream, and an olive exfoliating cream scrub.
I’ve used the hand cream before and it’s fantastic. How awesome is that?!