Review | The Body Shop Shimmer Waves

March 27, 2014

What do you think of when you think of The Body Shop? I'll guess it's probably those amazing body butters or perhaps skincare but I doubt your first thought would be makeup. Today I'd like to introduce you to a great product that's a bit of a multi-purpose wonder from the cruelty-free brand.

The Shimmer Waves Palette from The Body Shop* comes in three shades; coral, blush and bronze. The packaging is simple and understated, really letting the shades speak for themselves and I like how you can see the full product without having to open up the lid, a great time saver when you're rooting through your products.

I've been using 'blush', a gorgeous mix of pink shades and lighter champagne that makes a perfect highlighter. It doesn't stop there though, like the other two shades in the line, you can use this as an eyeshadow palette. The shades are really pigmented and it's a pretty good alternative to the Urban Decay Naked 3 palette. At £16 it's less than half the price and just think of how much space you'd save if you were to take it away with you. 

I love pink blush and Shimmer Waves is so versatile, allowing you to just add a hint of pink to your cheeks using the lighter shades, or building it up if you prefer something bolder. It really is a wonder product and I think I'll be picking up the bronze shade soon, even though I'm not the biggest lover of bronzer (being a pale skinned gal) but those shades for eyeshadow - yes please!
Have you tried any make up from The Body Shop before? What did you think?

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  1. I bought this a while ago and love it! It's great for highlighting and adding a touch of shimmer-want to pick up the Coral palette next -x

    1. Glad you're a fan, Mary. Yes the Coral palette looks lovely - very summery.

  2. I really love that you can use it for multiple purposes! So pretty!

  3. I tried this product before and completely loved it! (:

  4. my first ever make up came from the Body Shop - a little set from my boyfriends mum at the time, wonder if she was trying to tell me something! ;)

    1. Aw wow, really? Maybe she just wanted to pass on some of her favourites?!


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