I love SPA treatments. I would live in a SPA if I could. It’s amazing how beneficial are a few hours in a SPA to your body and mind. Life is tough and stressful nowadays so we need a little pampering to cleanse our body and mind and recharge our batteries. If we cannot go the a SPA centre The Body Shop brings the SPA at home with its newest range Spa of The World.
3 rituals for the perfect spa treatments at home : Spa of the World. Introducing the new Spa of the World body care collection, inspired by traditional beauty rituals from across the globe. Whether your body needs to be awakened, cherished or calmed completely, each of our three spa body rituals will take your senses places they’ve never been before.
African Ximenia Scrub (350 ml./105 ron) : SOFTENING BODY SCRUB WITH XIMENIA OIL FROM NAMIBIA, AFRICA.
Handpicked in Namibia from the ‘Tree of Life’, the ximenia fruit seed yields a luxuriously rich oil, leaving skin feeling smoother and softer.
Begin by applying this scrub generously onto damp cleansed skin in circular motions.
“Across southern Africa wherever ximenia trees grow in woodlands and savannah, ximenia oil is used to condition skin.” – Jennifer Hirsch, Beauty Botanist for The Body Shop.
Himalayan Charcoal Body Clay (200 ml./86 ron) : PURIFYING CLAY BODY MASK WITH CHARCOAL CLAY FROM THE HIMALAYAS, INDIA.
Grown and harvested in the foothills of the Himalayas in India, bamboo charcoal is an ancient beauty secret to draw out impurities from skin.
Wash off the scrub and spread a thin layer of this body mask using the Spa of the World Body Mask Brush onto your skin, focusing on dull and tired-looking skin.
“Charcoal exudes negative ions that are irresistible to positively charged toxins. Combine charcoal with kaolin, and Himalyan Charcoal Body Clay has the power to purify.” – Jennifer Hirsch, Beauty Botanist for The Body Shop.
Egyptian Milk & Honey Bath (250 gr./81 ron) : POWDER-TO-MILK BATH WITH MILK FROM EGYPT.
Inspired by the indulgent milk and honey bath of Cleopatra herself, our recipe of three oil extracts leaves skin feeling luxuriously smooth.
Pour 5 scoops under running hot water into a bath until dissolved.
“Remaining true to the spirit and knowledge of queens Cleopatra and Nefertiti, we have used relaxing natural ingredients to create a soothing, supremely hydrating plant milk.’ – Jennifer Hirsch, Beauty Botanist for The Body Shop.
Japanese Camellia Cream (350 ml./120 ron) : VELVET MOISTURE BODY CREAM WITH CAMELLIA OIL FROM JAPAN.
Camellia oil has been used by Japanese women since the 8th century to gently soften and moisturise skin.
Dry off and smooth on this luxurious feeling cream from your décolletage to your toes and allow to absorb.
“Camellia oil is high in oleic acid, making it incredibly rich and moisturizing, creating a velvet touch to give the ultimate in indulgent skin hydration.” – Jennifer Hirsch, Beauty Botanist for The Body Shop.
French Lavender Massage Oil (170 ml./78 ron) : RELAXING MASSAGE OIL WITH LAVENDER OIL FROM THE SOUTH OF FRANCE. The relaxing powers of lavender are legendary – its naturally calming scent promotes well-being and helps de-stress body and mind.
Finish by applying a few drops of this massage oil to your pulse points to continue to relax your mind and body.
“The location where lavender is grown influences the quality of the oil and the way it smells – which is why the hand-picked Lavender from France by The Body Shop is perfect.” – Jennifer Hirsch, Beauty Botanist for The Body Shop.
Dead Sea Salt Scrub (350 ml./105 ron) : RESURFACING BODY SCRUB WITH SEA SALT FROM THE DEAD SEA.
Dead Sea Salt is precious for its high mineral content and its coarse crystals, the perfect texture to reveal
Stimulate your skin by massaging this scrub in circular motions over your body.
“Dead Sea salt is rich in minerals such as magnesium, calcium and potassium. The large crystals of Dead Sea salt are an effective exfoliator, lifting off dead skin cells to leave smoother skin.” – Jennifer Hirsch, Beauty Botanist for The Body Shop.
Moroccan Rhassoul Body Clay (200 ml./86 ron) : FIRMING CLAY BODY MASK WITH RHASSOUL CLAY FROM THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS, MOROCCO. Mineral-rich Rhassoul clay is treasured by Moroccan women for its skin firming power, leaving skin to tighten as it dries.
Spread a thin layer of this firming clay onto your tummy, legs and arms and allow to dry for 10 minutes.
“Rhassoul clay is found in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains, where it gets its name from the peak Jebel Rhassoul, and has been used to firm and cleanse skin for centuries.” – Jennifer Hirsch, Beauty Botanist for The Body Shop.
Thai Lemongrass Massage Oil (170 ml./78 ron) : STIMULATING MASSAGE OIL WITH LEMONGRASS FROM THAILAND.
For centuries, lemongrass has been cherished in traditional Thai massage for the invigorating effect it has on body and mind.
Wash off the body clay and apply a few drops of this refreshing oil to your pressure points to help invigorate body and mind.
“Thai lemongrass has been enjoyed for centuries in the Far East for its aromatic scent and been revered for traditional uplifting aromatherapy benefits.” – Jennifer Hirsch, Beauty Botanist for The Body Shop.
Polynesian Monoi Beauty Oil (170 ml./98 ron) : RADIANT BODY & HAIR OIL WITH TIARE FLOWER FROM FRENCH POLYNESIA. Tiare flowers have been treasured by the women of the Pacific islands for over 2,000 years for fragrant skin and hair.
Start by massaging a small amount onto your whole body. Try a small amount on your hair for a head-to-toe treat.
Hawaiian Kukui Cream (350 ml./120 ron) : RICH NURTURING BODY CREAM WITH KUKUI OIL FROM HAWAII. A Hawaiian secret passed from generation to generation, kukui oil helps to restore skin’s natural suppleness, leaving it feeling nourished and soft.
Smooth this rich cream on from your décolletage to toes until fully absorbed.
“Kukui seed oil is rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins, with high levels of linoleic acid. This makes kukui oil ideal for nurturing, smoothing and moisturising the driest of skins.” – Jennifer Hirsch, Beauty Botanist for The Body Shop.
Tahitian Orchid Massage Oil (170 ml./ 78 ron) : SENSUOUS MASSAGE OIL WITH VANILLA ORCHID FROM TAHITI. Treasured in traditional Tahitian massage, wild vanilla orchid is blended with ylang ylang and patchouli for an irresistibly sensual experience.
Finally, apply a few drops of this elegantly scented oil to complete this luxurious body experience.
“This massage oil contains the exquisite scent of Tahitian vanilla orchid which is revered for its rarity and rich, sweet flavour. With ylang ylang, patchouli and ten oils, this extraordinary blend creates a sensuous feel for a blissful experience.” – Jennifer Hirsch, Beauty Botanist for The Body Shop.
I am fascinated by all the products from the range, I would love to try the Himalayan Charcoal Body Clay, the Egyptian Milk & Honey Bath, the Dead Sea Salt Scrub, the Thai Lemongrass Massage Oil, the Polynesian Monoi Beauty Oil and the rest of them. I am sure that after a day of pampering from head to toe you will feel reborn and ready to face whatever challenges life throws at you. The products are already in The Body Shop stores and online so go and check them out ! Until next time , Love, M
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