Tuesday, 3 July 2012

The Body Shop | Haul

I haven't blogged for a full week because I've been a very poorly girl recently, off work and bed bound with a horrible sickness bug - bleughh!

But my week was brightened up a little bit when the postman landed at my door with a big box full of goodies from The Body Shop sale under his arm.

I had a little splurge on their website the other day after receiving countless promotional e-mails about their 'up to 50% off' sale and checked it out. There was nothing I particularly wanted or needed at the time from The Body Shop, so the products ordered were more of a 'see it, like the look of it, put it in basket'. Savvy. ;)     I haven't had the opportunity to try out any of these products yet as they only arrived on my doorstep this morning, but I will let you know how I get on along with them.
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The first thing I threw in the basket was the 250ml Cucumber Cleansing Milk for £4.00 £1.80. I've never tried any of the cleansing milks from The Body Shop before but I thought that £1.80 for a 250ml bottle was an offer too good to miss! It claims to 'feel as cool as a cucumber with a cleanser that refreshes and lightly moisturises'. Sounds good to me.
Item number two was the 250ml Passion Fruit Facial Cleansing Gel also for £4.00 £1.80 which I'm very excited to try out soon. 
 


Next up is the 100ml Vanilla Body Mist for £7.00 £3.15. I've had other scented versions of this product in the past but they've all been received as presents. The bottle is pretty small at only 100ml, so would I pay £7 for it? Hmm.. probably! I was looking for the Mango scent to compliment my Mango Beautifying Oil, but it was all out of stock so I settled with the Vanilla. 


Then I spotted the 60ml Wild Cherry Shower Gel for just £1.00. £1?!?!?! I don't know why I didn't get more! but I love this because I like to 'collect' products from the same range as I find the scents work even better when they're layered up and you use more than one of the products from the same range. The Wild Cherry Body Butter is my favourite and I also have the Wild Cherry Body Scrub and Lotions, so imagine how 'cherry-like' I will smell using all of these after using the Wild Cherry Shower Gel too - Mmmmm!

Wild Cherry Shower Gel

With its 'companion' - Puree Body Lotion
I also love these handy little 60ml bottles that the products come in that are a brilliant travel size. Super convenient for going on holiday or trips away when you don't want to take a huge big bottle away with you, and when you're finished with them remember to keep to bottles so you can decant other products into them too - genius!
Super convenient bottle sizes!!

A promotional offer that they were running at the time was if you spend a minimum of £5.00 you receive a FREE 250ml Earth Lovers Shower Gel in a scent of your choice. How nice? I opted for Watermelon & Eucalyptus because I thought it would be the freshest and nicest for the summer. Their promo offer at the moment is a free 60ml Pink Grapefruit Shower Gel instead. 













I'm one of those people who just does not like paying for P&P. Stingy, I know. But if there's an opportunity to get free delivery then I'll be opting for it, even if it takes a few days longer to arrive. The Body Shop only offers free delivery on orders over £25 and my little basket was at less £10, and with most products being in the sale for just a couple of pounds, then it was going to take a long time to fill up to £25 just for free postage, plus it would mean spending an extra £15 just to avoid the £2.99 postage cost. So I reluctantly just paid for postage. Tell me, is it just me who hates to pay for p&p - I'd love to know?!


Those of you who are up to scratch on your maths may have wondered how I bagged some products for less than 50% when it was an 'up to 50% off' sale, i.e. £3.15 instead of £7.00. Well, holders of an 'Love Your Body' Card are entitled to an extra 10% off everything, including sale items, so there you go, that's where the extra 35p discount came from. 'Love Your Body' Cards cost £5.00 but do give you 10% discount at all times on absolutely everything, and you receive a £5.00 voucher in your birthday month, plus get a free gift worth £5 after 4 instore purchases, and a gift worth £10 after 8 in store purchases. Worth the money? I'll let you decide.




Hope you enjoyed!
xxx.



14 comments:

  1. Great haul! I wish I had a Body Shop near me. I just found your blog and love it! I'm now following! I really like the quality of your pictures. What camera do you use?

    xo, Pareasa
    The F.A.B Journal

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  2. Oh thanks I'll check out your blog now! I don't have a Body Shop anywhere near my home town either that's why most of my orders are made online! Oo I only use the camera on my iPhone 4, so nothing fancy, I just feel it takes clearer images than the cheapo camera that I have :) xx

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    1. Wow! I wish my phone would take great quality pictures like yours does! Thank you for replying! :)

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  3. This is a fab haul post, you got loads for your moneey - Impressive!
    xoxox

    http://charpee-charpee.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. I know, they have amazing discounts when their sales are on - love it! xx

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  4. What a fabulous post - full of bargains!! I can't believe how cheap it all was :) and I too hate!! paying for P+P, it's one of those things that can make or break a sale buy - because if I just haven't got enough in my basket I begrudge paying the postage!! x

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    1. Glad I'm not the only person who doesn't like paying p&p! xx

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  5. I've tagged you in a liebster award post on my blog hun!
    xxoxo
    http://charpee-charpee.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Ohh thank you darling, I'm going to have a look at your blog now :) xx

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  6. I love the body shop's body washes. They smell amazing! I had the watermelon one and loved it! xo

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