Saturday, 25 July 2015

The Body Shop Oils of Life

*PR samples

It's time to get excited  because The Body Shop have created a new range of stunning products to be released later this year! The 'Oils of Life' collection has been developed to help revive and repair skin with Egyptian black cumin seed, Chilean rosehip seed and Chinese camellia seed oils as the key active ingredients. I had the opportunity to trial 3 of the 4 products to be released and so far I have been pleasantly impressed. At first glance the collection looks extremely high end, I really like the simplicity of the packaging and the gold detailing. All of the products share the same fragrance which is divine and could easily be mistaken for spa treatments. These are perfect for self-pampering and for generally giving your skin a well deserved treat. 

The Body Shop Oils of Life Intensely Revitalising Cream

This cream is certainly much more luxurious than I had expected it to be. It has a silky, light weight consistency which leaves the skin instantly softer without any greasy residue. After using daily I can definitely notice an intense hydration and it hasn't irritated my blemish prone skin. With skin-perfecting micro-pearls, this product aims to give the face a more youthful appearance after just 4 weeks.

The Body Shop Oils of Life Intensely Revitalising Essence Lotion

I must admit I was a little thrown off by the term 'lotion' as this is in fact a bi-phase oil formula. The consistency is so light it feels like water on the skin and absorbs within seconds. This is to be applied after cleansing and before the next step of your skin care routine.

The Body Shop Oils of Life Intensely Revitalising Facial Oil

Despite having oily skin, I love to apply facial oils as I feel they work best as over night treatments. I'm already a huge fan of The Body Shop Vitamin E Overnight Serum-in-Oil so I had high hopes for this product. This oil claims to be 99% natural and much like the cream aims to reduce the signs of ageing over a 4 week period. I have noticed added radiance to my skin after each use and I think it's fair to say this is my favourite of the three products.

Although this collection has been designed for more mature skin, I'd recommend this to anyone who prefers to invest in their skincare. The 'Oils of Life' collection will be available to purchase in September*.

Tamara x