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  • Review | The Body Shop Shimmer Waves

    What do you think of when you think of The Body Shop? I’ll guess it’s probably those amazing body butters or perhaps skincare but I doubt your first thought would be makeup. Today I’d like to introduce you to a great product that’s a bit of a multi-purpose wonder from the cruelty-free brand.

    The Shimmer Waves Palette from The Body Shop* comes in three shades; coral, blush and bronze. The packaging is simple and understated, really letting the shades speak for themselves and I like how you can see the full product without having to open up the lid, a great time saver when you’re rooting through your products.


    I’ve been using ‘blush’, a gorgeous mix of pink shades and lighter champagne that makes a perfect highlighter. It doesn’t stop there though, like the other two shades in the line, you can use this as an eyeshadow palette. The shades are really pigmented and it’s a pretty good alternative to the Urban Decay Naked 3 palette. At £16 it’s less than half the price and just think of how much space you’d save if you were to take it away with you. 

    I love pink blush and Shimmer Waves is so versatile, allowing you to just add a hint of pink to your cheeks using the lighter shades, or building it up if you prefer something bolder. It really is a wonder product and I think I’ll be picking up the bronze shade soon, even though I’m not the biggest lover of bronzer (being a pale skinned gal) but those shades for eyeshadow – yes please!
    Have you tried any make up from The Body Shop before? What did you think?


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    6 Comments

  • Reply mary c March 27, 2014 at 4:16 pm

    I bought this a while ago and love it! It's great for highlighting and adding a touch of shimmer-want to pick up the Coral palette next -x

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    • Reply tasha March 29, 2014 at 9:39 pm

      Glad you're a fan, Mary. Yes the Coral palette looks lovely – very summery.

  • Reply Chelsea Leigh March 27, 2014 at 6:41 pm

    I really love that you can use it for multiple purposes! So pretty!

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  • Reply Ebony J Hardiman March 28, 2014 at 3:46 pm

    I tried this product before and completely loved it! (:

  • Reply Kelly McKenny March 28, 2014 at 8:35 pm

    my first ever make up came from the Body Shop – a little set from my boyfriends mum at the time, wonder if she was trying to tell me something! 😉

    • Reply tasha March 29, 2014 at 9:40 pm

      Aw wow, really? Maybe she just wanted to pass on some of her favourites?!

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