18 November 2010

Sneak preview: The Body Shop brush with fashion make up collection

For one of their 2011 collections, The Body Shop have teamed up with the London College of fashion to design a range of 6 items, all with built in brushes for make up on the move!

Although the products won't be out for a few months, I thought you girls might like a preview of the collection:

Limited collection for eyes

There are 2 palettes: a neutral matte palette and a smokey eye palette, which is one of my favourite items from this collection.

I didn't get a chance to swatch the neutral one, but the eyeshadows in the smokey palette were smooth, finely milled and pigmented. With the exception of the black colour, all the eyehadows are shimmery and the pink colour doubles up nicely as a blusher for me.

Tailored cheek tint

Another product that stood out to me was the tailored cheek tint. This applies clear but depending on the pH of your skin, it changes to give pink-ish colour. The product has a gel/lipgloss texture and it does stain the skin, so although I probably won't use it as a blusher, it will get lots of use as a long lasting lip colour.

There is also an illuminating face base, which is a peachy coloured highlighter that has a built in brush and 2 hi shine lip treatments, which contains marula and avocodo oil to help moisturize whilst giving a sheer glossy finish to the lips.

To showcase the make up and the collaboration with The Body Shop, London fashion college put on a fashion show featuring 2 of their designers and here are a few photos from the catwalk:

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Have you tried any Body Shop make up? Has anything from this collection caught your eye?

11 comments:

  1. wow on first glance the products don't look like they're from the Body Shop!!! They've stepped up their packaging :D

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  2. i'm impressed to say thats from the body shop. I like the smoke eye palette. Will have to give them a whirl thanks x

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  3. Jennifer- The design was created by a London college of fashion student but it's certainly very pretty x

    beckiexx03 - You're welcome. The smokey eye ( La Mode) palette is gorgeous, I think its the must have item of this collection! x

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  4. the cheek tint looks nice and the face base :)

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  5. what a great collection! this would be perfect for girls on the move. :) or even to keep in your locker if you are in high school.

    XO,
    SWEATshirt DRESSshirt

    http://sweatshirtdressshirt.blogspot.com

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  6. charmed-chick - Glad you like them, the cheek tint is a great mulit-purpose product on the go! x

    TheScienceBeautiful - It's pretty cool when it changes colour x

    SWEATshirtDRESSshirt - Glad you like it, I'll definitely be putting a few of the products into my handbag for touch-ups during the day x

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  7. I've never tried any Body Shop make up but al this stuff looks lovely!

    http://librakitten.blogspot.com/

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  8. LibraKitten- Their stuff can be a little pricey but it's usually really nice. Glad you like the look of this collection x

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  9. awesome post hun, i blogged about it too! http://roseannebeauty.onsugar.com/Haul-Body-Shop-Brush-Fashion-Limited-Edition-Makeup-Line-13962657 :)

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  10. roseannetang - Thank you, glad you like the products as well x

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