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The Body Shop Advent Calendar 2018 Review

The Body Shop Advent Calendar 2018 Review

Happy Holidays girlies !! And like anyone else, I am super excited about this holiday season. Though it has all the good things to celebrate, the beauty addict in me is more excited about the Advent Calendars. The holiday kits are one of a kind where the brand segregates a set of products into a kit or launch some limited edition products. How much ever I love the holiday kits, the Advent Calendars are something that I wait for every year. The advent calendars come with the numerous products one for each day which makes every day extra special.

The Body Shop is all set to launch their Advent Calendars this year and they are all super cute to look at. Make sure to sign up for the updates on The Body Shop Advent Calendars page. They will be launched before December and I am super excited. 

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The Body Shop guys are kind enough to send their 24 DAYS OF THE ENCHANTED ADVENT CALENDAR to try and share my opinion and I can’t thank them enough. Evidently, the Body Shop is one of my very favorite brands of skincare and their tea tree range is a must have for me. I also love the brand because they don’t test on animals and they are environment-friendly. I have recommended it to all my friends and family, I don’t even remember the count. Everyone loved the body shop and I have some cult products that I absolutely adore. More on that below.

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About the 24 DAYS OF THE ENCHANTED ADVENT CALENDAR

This Christmas, we’ve taken our beauty advent calendars even further – far into an Enchanted Forest, filled with a clan of extraordinary creatures… Let Olivia the Owl guide you through 24 surprises to revive and re-energize your body and mind. Every day she’ll reveal one of a myriad of treats and must-haves, from bath and body favorites to superstar skincare surprises. Want to make this Christmas your most magical yet? Spoiler alert! Continue reading only if you want to find out all 24 amazing treats that await.

Who is it for?

Are you new to The Body Shop, or know someone who is? The Enchanted Beauty Calendar is perfect because it’s packed with mini essentials to give you a crash-course in cruelty-free beauty. Discover our classic Body Butter and rich and replenishing Shea Hand Cream, the perfect weapons against harsh winter weather. Try our Matte Lip Liquids with the dark, ruby shade Tahiti Hibiscus, and inject a splash of summer into your wash routine with our Coconut Body Scrub and Strawberry Shower Gel. 

So what are the 24 products that you get in the ENCHANTED ADVENT CALENDAR

Before I get into the details, I would like to say that meeting Olivia, the Owl was a pleasure. Haha, not to get confused but I adore the pink packaging and the box itself was so festive and vibrant. 

As mentioned earlier, you get travel sized products and some full sized products. I am good with either because I tend to travel so much and carrying the essentials is easy now. I have divided the products into 3 categories – Bath, Skincare, Makeup

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Bath:

Shower Gel Strawberry 60ml
Bath Bomb Vanilla Delight 28g
Bath Lily Pink
Shower Gel Peppermint Candy Cane 60ml
Facial Cleansing Sponge
Shampoo Strawberry 60ml
Bath Bomb Green Tea 28g
Body Scrub Coconut 50ml
Bath Gloves Red

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Body:

Body Milk Coconut 60ml
Born Lippy Lip Balm Watermelon 10ml
Hand Cream Shea 30ml
Body Lotion White Musk® 60ml
Born Lippy Lip Balm Strawberry 10ml
Body Butter Almond Milk & Honey 50ml
Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask 5ml
Hand Cream Almond 30ml
Hand Cream Berry Bon Bon 30ml
British Rose Fresh Plumping Mask 5ml

The Advent Calendar has so many Winter goodies that I love. The hand creams are so perfect, the set has 3 kinds of hand creams and who wouldn’t want their hands to stay soft in this winter.

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Makeup:

Matte Lip Liquid Tahiti Hibiscus 8ml
Eye Definer Black 1.1g
Brow & Lash Brush & Comb
Gentle Eye Make Up Remover chamomile 60ml
Bunny Nail File

My Review on the Body Shop 24 Days of the Enchanted Advent Calendar

My favorite products out of the bunch are the Strawberry Shower Gel, Coconut Body Scrub(I love the smell of it), Born Lippy Lip Balms and the Hand Creams. I can’t just ignore the travel-friendly face masks and the Liquid lipstick in Tahiti is a gorgeous shade which suits all the skin tones.

One secret that I would like to share is that I use the Born Lippy Lip Balm as a lip scrub. Sounds interesting right? I just add some cane sugar to some lip balm and scrub it on my lips. My lips are treated with the goodness of the lip balm and the dead skin is taken care of by the sugar granules. This tip makes my lips perfect for the application of liquid lipstick.

As you can see, there are so many products. But if you see carefully, this set has a variety of bath and body products and less makeup. The makeup which they added is definitely a good choice – the lip color is perfect and the black eye definer. I am all about bath and body care this winter, so I am very happy about the variety of products.

This set also allows me to try different variants because I usually buy the same product over and over again. The kit is perfect for someone who likes choices in their everyday routine. 

This holiday season, the body shop advent calendars are a must try.