The Beauty-Lover’s Calorie-Free Easter Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again, when the Easter bunny hops around bringing happiness and chocolate to people everywhere, but what happens when Easter is over and all the chocolate has gone and left you feeling queasy? Well why not forsake the chocolate this year and get a gift that lasts longer than five minutes and gives the intended recipient happiness and joy every day? Take a look at our top picks for the perfect Easter gift…

Read more The Beauty-Lover’s Calorie-Free Easter Gift Guide April 14 | Katrina Playford

Beautycrush At Fashion Week: Get The Look / Make-up Trends

Spring may have only just sprung, but it’s never too soon to start getting inspired for next season, and we’re already planning our looks for autumn and winter. Get ahead of the game with our guide to the key up-and-coming make-up trends for 2014, brought to you by Sammi from Beautycrush and Adi and Bethany from our stores.

Read more Beautycrush At Fashion Week: Get The Look / Make-up Trends April 9 | Sammi Maria

Music to our ears – over 1 Million Signatures received for the Cruelty free International Pledge

On Tuesday March 11th 2014, we celebrated the one year anniversary of the EU Ban on animal testing in cosmetics. Following a successful two year campaign with Cruelty Free International we wanted to let you know what your signatures did to support the call for animal testing across the rest of the world.

Read more Music to our ears – over 1 Million Signatures received for the Cruelty free International Pledge April 8 | Katrina Playford

Making It Happen: Empowering the Women of the World

As our Heartmaker for Defend Human Rights, as a student of Gender, and actually – just as a human being, my aspirations lie in generating change when it comes to women’s rights. Read on to find out how I was inspired by the recent Women of the World Festival on International Women’s Day, and how The Body Shop is creating change for women around the world…

Read more Making It Happen: Empowering the Women of the World April 2 | Geri Ferguson

A Mother/Daughter story – how Teenage Cancer Trust made a difference

Mum Emma and daughter Lucy’s story highlights why our partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust is so important to us. We’re all about self-esteem, and making people feel good about themselves, which is also a big part of what Teenage Cancer Trust does – allowing young cancer patients to keep smiling through the worst time in their lives.

Read more A Mother/Daughter story – how Teenage Cancer Trust made a difference March 25 | Jade Fish

Spread some #SelfiEsteem to support Teenage Cancer Trust and win prizes

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED This year the Royal Albert Hall is hosting the legendary Teenage Cancer Trust concerts for the 14th year, and The Body Shop is back for a second time as headline sponsor of the shows. Whether you’re able to join us there or not, you can still take part in some of the fun activities we have planned for the week. Read on to find out how…

Read more Spread some #SelfiEsteem to support Teenage Cancer Trust and win prizes March 24 | Katrina Playford

Essiebutton’s Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Lots of people reading this may not know that I used to work for The Body Shop and I remember Mother’s Day being such a busy time. I guess Christmas was technically the busiest time of year, but let’s not think about Christmas until we absolutely have to…deal? There were so many frantic people rushing into the store looking for something for their Mums, so I guess part of the job was to tell the customer, “Everything is going to be okay…we have lots of bath products to go around!”

Read more Essiebutton’s Mother’s Day Gift Ideas March 21 | Estée from Essiebutton

Share your #DearMum confession & win a ‘Mum & me’ pamper hamper

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED With Mother’s Day just around the corner, now’s the time to start thinking about all the great ways you can spoil your mum to make her day extra special. We’re here to help by giving you the chance to win a hamper full of products for you and your mum to enjoy a lovely pamper day together.

Read more Share your #DearMum confession & win a ‘Mum & me’ pamper hamper March 20 | Katrina Playford

Celebrating Mother’s Day Around the World

Support Community Fair Trade is one of the five core values that The Body Shop holds true to its heart. We currently have 25 CFT suppliers around the globe and as Mother’s Day is fast approaching we thought we would take a look at some of the mothers involved in these programmes and celebrate how it has helped them achieve goals for themselves and their families.

Read more Celebrating Mother’s Day Around the World March 19 | Lynsey Bowden

The ABC of Fashion and Self-esteem

Imagine a figure walking: anyone, anywhere, but your walker is alone looking strong, proud and unafraid. For me, this figure is an inspiration we can all take from fashion. Read on to join me on a journey through fashion and self esteem inspired by my recent visit to Fashion Scout London with The Body Shop.

Read more The ABC of Fashion and Self-esteem March 15 | Olivia Abbatt