Serve Your Skin A Treat

Meet the new masks here to help you step up your skin­care rou­tine…

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Awe­some in­gre­di­ents like acai ber­ries and gin­seng are no longer just what you put on your plate to be #In­sta­healthy – they’re now trend­ing in our skin­care, too!

The Body Shop has cre­ated five new face masks, in­spired by tra­di­tional skin­care reme­dies from around the world. Brim­ming with nat­u­rally-de­rived, 100 per cent veg­e­tar­ian in­gre­di­ents, th­ese good-enough-to-eat masks will get you feel­ing gor­geous in­side and out…


1 Don’t just save them for a spe­cial spa day, in­cor­po­rate face masks into your skin­care rou­tine 2-3 times a week. 2 Al­ways cleanse your skin be­fore ap­ply­ing masks. 3 Use The Body Shop Face Mask Brush for best re­sults. 4 Mul­ti­task while you mask. Use your 5-10 mask min­utes to make a smoothie or med­i­tate. 5 Fol­low with serum and mois­turiser.


It’s not one mask fits all. Use them to­gether for a be­spoke treat­ment that tack­les all your skin woes at once. Ap­ply the Hi­malayan Char­coal Mask on oily ar­eas, like your T-zone, and the Bri­tish Rose Mask on ar­eas in need of hy­dra­tion, like your cheeks. It’s the fastest way to get flaw­less skin.

Brighten Me Chi­nese Gin­seng & Rice Clar­i­fy­ing Pol­ish­ing Mask

This hard-work­ing ex­fo­li­at­ing mask will in­stantly re­vi­talise and leave your face silky smooth, yet is suit­able for use on even the most sen­si­tive skin. Rice ex­tract and gin­seng work to­gether to gently slough off dead cells, re­mov­ing dull­ness and un­even­ness in one fell swoop. Vanda Ser­rador, ex­pert fa­cial­ist for The Body Shop, says: ‘This creamy, yet stim­u­lat­ing mask will leave you with brighter, more ra­di­ant skin in min­utes.’

En­er­gise Me Ama­zo­nian Acai En­er­gis­ing Ra­di­ance Mask

Come Sun­day, we’re usu­ally bat­tling hun­gover skin and this fa­tigue-fight­ing mask is our go-to pick-me-up. Packed with vi­ta­min C-rich açai ber­ries and Brazil­ian guarana seed ex­tract, this mask is a one-stop pot to a more ra­di­ant com­plex­ion. Vanda Ser­rador, ex­pert fa­cial­ist for The Body Shop, says: ‘This su­per-en­er­gis­ing mask is my se­cret for look­ing well-rested how­ever lit­tle sleep I’ve had! Use it at room tem­per­a­ture for best re­sults.’

Pu­rify Me Hi­malayan Char­coal Pu­ri­fy­ing Glow Mask

Clogged pores and break­outs? Reach for this tin­gling mud mask. It con­tains a mix of in­gre­di­ents that work to­gether to bat­tle blem­ishes. With bam­boo char­coal from the Hi­malayan foothills, green tea from Ja­pan and tea tree oil from Kenya, this mask helps leave skin clearer and glow­ing with fresh­ness. Vanda Ser­rador, ex­pert fa­cial­ist for The Body Shop, says: ‘Use once or twice a week at room tem­per­a­ture to re­move make-up and im­pu­ri­ties. It’s glow­ing “just woke up like this” skin in a jar!’

Nour­ish Me Ethiopian Honey Deep Nour­ish­ing Mask

For­get­ting to take off your make-up, the weather and daily skin stres­sors can bring about a tired com­plex­ion. If you’re look­ing for com­fort, this in­ten­sive face mask is your BFF. In­spired by African heal­ing and sooth­ing rit­u­als, you can count on it for a soft fin­ish. Mean­while, Ethiopian com­mu­nity trade honey and marula oil and or­ganic Com­mu­nity Trade olive oil en­sure a nour­ish­ing treat. Vanda Ser­rador, ex­pert fa­cial­ist for The Body Shop, says: ‘Driz­zle the mask into the palm of your hands and warm – the heat melts the con­cen­trated honey. It's like a dream come true for dry skin.'

Hy­drate Me Bri­tish Rose Fresh Plump­ing Mask

This mask is like a wa­ter shot for your face. Real rose petals, Bri­tish rose essence, rose hip oil and or­ganic aloe vera are com­bined to soothe and calm stressed-out skin. Plus, the thirst-quench­ing gel for­mula is per­fect for those in need of a pre-party plump. Vanda Ser­rador, ex­pert fa­cial­ist for The Body Shop, says: ‘Us­ing a body mask brush, ap­ply this home­made-look­ing prod­uct on to cleansed skin. Keep it on for a cou­ple of min­utes, or as long as you like, and skin will feel quenched with mois­ture, leav­ing you dewy and su­per-smooth!’

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