New from The Body Shop : Expert Facial Masks and Fresh Nude Cushion Foundation

Hello my lovely readers, if you noticed I’ve been on a face mask kick lately. I felt the need for a bit of pampering so the news that The Body Shop has recently released a new range of face masks – The Body Shop Expert Facial Masks, has filled me with joy. More face masks to try!! This new collection of facial masks, from across the globe was created to repair, clarify, and hydrate your skin and leave you with a healthy, youthful glow. It is the perfect opportunity to have a spa day in the comfort of your own home and enjoy some time of your own.


There are five face masks in the range, from a hydrating, firming mask that improves elasticity, to an anti-oxidant rich mask that energizes skin & fights signs of fatigue, to a clarifying, exfoliating and smoothing mask, there is a mask for everyone.

The Ethiopian Honey Deep Nourishing Mask


It is an indulgent, honey-textured moisturizing mask which nourishes and hydrates the skin. The skin is smoother and softer due to the mask’s ability to retain moisture, improve the skin’s elasticity and prevent its dryness. It contains Community Trade Honey from Ethiopia, Community Trade Marula Oil from Namibia and Community Trade Olive Oil from Italy. 100% vegan. No parabens, paraffin, silicones or mineral oil. Price: 115 ron/28 dollars (75ml/3.0 oz).

The Amazonian Acai Energizing Radiance Mask

thebodyshop_amazonianacaienergising_radiancemask_beautyinfiveminutescomIt is an exfoliating gel facial mask that revives and energizes the skin. The skin texture seems more refined, clearer and healthier-looking due to its richness in antioxidants and vitamins that helps to fight the appearance of fatigue and boosts the immune system. It contains Acai berry, Guarana seed extract and Community Trade Babassu Oil from Brazil. 100% vegan. No parabens, paraffin, silicones or mineral oil. Price: 115 ron/28 dollars (75ml/3.0 oz).

The Chinese Ginseng and Rice Clarifying Polishing Mask


It is is a creamy, facial exfoliating mask that brightens and revitalizes the skin. The mask aims to minimze pores, reduce imperfections and smooth the skin. It contains Ginseng and Rice Extract from China and Community Trade Sesame Seed Oil from Nicaragua to brighten, even and revitalize the skin while removing dullness and unevenness. 100% vegan. No parabens, paraffin, silicones or mineral oil. Price: 115 ron/28 dollars (75ml/3.0 oz).

The British Rose Fresh Plumping Mask


It is a refreshing gel-textured moisturizing mask that nourishes and hydrates your skin. Its ingredients replenish the skin’s water reserves, while the petals provide the gentlest exfoliation to create a fresh-scented, dewy glow of the skin. It contains Rose petals and essence of hand-picked roses from Britain, Rosehip oil from Chile and Community Trade Aloe Vera from Mexico. 100% vegan. No parabens, paraffin, silicones or mineral oil. Price: 115 ron/28 dollars (75ml/3.0 oz).

The Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask


It is a beautifying mud-textured exfoliating mask. It is aimed to clean clogged pores and release impurities and toxins and to reveal a healthy-looking, youthful glowing skin. It contains Bamboo Charcoal from Himalayan foothills, Community Trade Tea Tree Oil from Kenya and Green Tea Leaves from Japan to deeply cleanse and purify the skin. 100% vegan. No parabens, paraffin, silicones or mineral oil. Price: 115 ron/28 dollars (75ml/3.0 oz).

All The Body Shop Expert Facial Masks seem very interesting to try, and the generous amount of 75ml will last you for a long time, go and ask for a sample and try them on! It’s impossible not to find the right one for you!

The other very interesting new launch from The Body Shop is the Fresh Nude Cushion Foundation. The Cushion trend is taking off in the Western world and it is very interesting to discover the new releases.

The Fresh Nude Cushion Foundation

It is a liquid foundation with buildable semi-matte coverage for instantly smoother, shine-free skin and 24 hours of fresh moisture. Suitable for sensitive skin. It is formulated with mineral pigments for a lasting color and contains Community Trade Aloe Vera from Mexico and Community Trade Marula Oil from Namibia.


There are 4 shades available (in Romania 02 Comoros Vanilla, 03 Malawi Beach and 04 Wanaka Honey). Price : 125 ron/ 27 dollars (12 gr.)

Ingredients : Aqua/Water/Eau, Isononyl Isononanoate, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Isopropyl Palmitate, Dimethicone, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Pentylene Glycol, Silica, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Octocrylene, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Titanium Dioxide, Nylon-12, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Caprylyl Methicone, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Sorbitan Oleate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Polypropylsilsesquioxane , Parfum/Fragrance, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Propylene Glycol, Rosa Alba Flower Extract , Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopherol, Sodium Benzoate, Sorbic Acid, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-t-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate. [+/- CI 77891/Titanium Dioxide, CI 77492/Iron Oxides, CI 77491/Iron Oxides, CI 77499/Iron Oxides].

If you like the light, liquid texture of this foundation and its cushion form, go and try it on in the store. From my experience with the cushion foundations they are just perfect for the summer. It is easy to use and carry for on-the-go touch-ups and feels very airy and light on the skin. The Body Shop has, yet another time, launched very interesting products that are worth discovering! Until next time,  Love, M

photo credits : the body shop


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