Pamper Yourself With Love From The Rainforest ~ The Body Shop Limited Edition Brazil Nut Collection

The Body Shop will be launching this limited edition Brazil Nut skincare collection* on 23 April 2013. The collection consists of a Body Butter, Cream Body Scrub, Beautifying Oil, Brazil Nut EDT, Body Mist and Shower Cream. I'm sure there's a product in there to tickle your fancy and to set the scene for a fabulous pamper session. 

What I love about this range is the story behind it. I attended the launch of these products and we had the pleasure of meeting with Gaston Vizcarra founder of Candela, the Community Fair Trade Supplier of the Brazil Nut Oil to The Body Shop. He was sharing the most wonderful stories about how the products are sourced and how this has become a source of income for the communities in the area. The Body Shops philosophy; "Trade Not Aid", assists communities in less developed nations to utilise their own resources to meet their own needs. The Community Fair Trade Brazil Nut is sustainably harvested and helps to protect over 300 hectares of the Peruvian rainforest. As mentioned above, it provides a livelihood for the nut collectors and nut crackers. It is a mutually beneficial relationship.

The Collection
The collection smells absolutely divine. I think my favourite is the body scrub. It smells great and looks edible, could pass as a yummy dessert. To me, it smells like caramel.

*The Brazil Nut Collection excluding the shower cream
Brazil Nut Cream Body Scrub ~ £12.50
Brazil Nut Body Butter ~ £13.00
Brazil Nut Body Mist ~ £7.50
Brazil Nut EDT ~ £8.50
Brazil Nut Beautifying Oil ~ £9.00
 The Story In Pictures

Gaston Vizcarra




How often do you head to a shop and really think about how the product you're about to buy was created and where it started? I don't normally don't do that, but since attending this event, I have definitely become more curious about the origins of the products I buy. 

So what do you think of the collection? Will you be purchasing any of the products?

Thanks for reading!! 






12 comments:

  1. That was such an awesome opportunity you had! I just finished my Brazil Nut Body Butter, it was absolutely amazing, I loved it so much and will def be repurchasing!

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  2. This collection looks amazing, can't wait to try these products. Beautiful photos.

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  3. Smells good, does good and is fair trade! Nothing could be better, great post.

    It would be great if you checked out my latest post, a mascara review. :)

    Hazel X
    whichhazel05.blogspot.com

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  4. Oh I totally need this in my life! I LOVE The Body Shop products!

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  5. Wow the whole range looks heavenly. I think I might have to make a cheesy purchase or two... you've made it sound delicious ♥♥

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  6. @Elizabeth ~ It was indeed. Yes the Brazil Nut Body Butter is great!! :) x

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  7. @Chantel ~ Thank you! Yes you should try them! :)

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  8. @Stephanie ~ You should definitely purchase this!! :)

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  9. @Gemma ~ Hahaha! Trust me..the cream scrub is almost good enough to eat! :p

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