Saturday, April 21, 2012

The Body Shop haul and makeover

Posted by Kristen Williford at 9:47 PM
This was a day of firsts for me; my first time being in a mall with a Sephora and not going in, plus my first time going to The Body Shop. I originally went in just to look at a few of the products from their vitamin C collection. Then I noticed that they were having a sale (buy one get one, buy three get two, two lip products for $10) then one of ladies asked if I wanted to try a few of the products and get a makeover with it. So I said sure, why not? Needless to say, I left with more than I had planned and have a couple of things I want to go back and get. I was pretty impressed with the skincare and cosmetics she used. Unfortunately, the only place I can get decent lighting at night is in my bathroom, so excuse the appearance of my Nivea cream.  Here is what I left with:
 1.) Vitamin C Energizing Face Spritz. This smells wonderful (like oranges) and is very refreshing. This will be the perfect pick me up for summer.
2.) Vitamin C Skin Boost: also smells wonderful, is very smooth and brightens skin. My mom was with me and could tell a difference.
3.) Strawberry Born Lippy
4.) Satsuma Shimmer Born Lippy
5.) Baked to Last Blush in Petal
6.) Hi Shine Lip Treatment in Juicy Peach. Which it really smells just like grapefruit instead of peach. Either way, it is a nice everyday gloss.

                                            Baked to Last Blush in Petal


                                                 Hi-Shine Lip Treatment in Juicy Peach
Now for the makeover: She started by applying the Vitamin C Skin Boost, then applied the Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream. Afterwards, she applied one of their foundations but I am not sure which one. I just know it looked great in pictures and from a distance, but up close it was a mess. It was the wrong shade and looked a little cakey. For my eyes, she used their baked shadow duo in quartz (the light color all over and a little bit of the darker color into the crease) and lined my eyes with their Carbon Eye Definer in brown. She finished the look with Baked to Last Blush in Petal, Baked to Last Bronzer in 01 and Hi Shine Lip Treatment in Juicy Peach. I loved the overall look and want to get the shadow and liner. And I will probably get some more of the Born Lippy balms at some point. I think this could very well be my new go to look.

Top: Baked shadow duo in Quartz. Bottom: Carbon Eye Definer in Brown


♥ YourBFF ♥ on April 21, 2012 at 9:59 PM said...

Wow you picked up some great stuff! I have never gone to the Body Shop either and you are making me very curious about the Vitamin C line. I wonder if they have a serum - I will have to look that up! Very beautiful cosmetics you picked up as well! Happy you got to experience some "firsts" and proud of you for resisting Sephora! Haha ;)

Kristen Williford on April 21, 2012 at 10:04 PM said...

Their products seem to be really good, and all natural, too. The Skin Boost is very much like a serum and I think it is classified as one. I didn't want to love the shadow and liner, but I have a feeling I will be going back to get them, lol. I am pretty proud of myself. I couldn't think of anything I wanted or needed, so I just avoided Sephora entirely =)

Lorina ♥ on April 22, 2012 at 2:30 AM said...

great stuff , i love the body shop !

Ana QueenBee on April 22, 2012 at 3:30 AM said...

I'm so jealous, you've got a lot of great stuff, I love body shop products they always smell so nice.I have never tried there make up but I have to now!

DY&Roe on April 22, 2012 at 3:37 AM said...

Love BodyShop! Just picked up a starter kit from the Seaweed Series!

rachelizabeth on April 22, 2012 at 4:00 AM said...

I love the smell of the Vitamin C products, my sister has some and I must admit to stealing them occasionally haha. x

Kristen Williford on April 22, 2012 at 9:22 AM said...

They do smell amazing! I have a feeling I will go through the Energizing Spray pretty quickly, lol.

Naomi on April 22, 2012 at 3:38 PM said...

Great haul! You look great in the makeover pic

Kristen Williford on April 22, 2012 at 4:07 PM said...

Thank you!

Kristen Williford on April 22, 2012 at 4:08 PM said...

I have heard really good things about that line, or really all of their skincare. I hope you like it.

Kristen Williford on April 22, 2012 at 4:10 PM said...

Their products do smell amazing! I was pretty impressed by their cosmetics. I had never tried them until yesterday. The only thing I did not like was the foundation, but I think too much was applied.

Kristen Williford on April 22, 2012 at 4:11 PM said...

I love them too after trying these products; I am very pleased so far.

beauty str on April 26, 2012 at 9:11 AM said...

Great products!!!

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