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Heat Things Up with The Smoky Poppy Deluxe Gift Set From The Body Shop! #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

| March 5, 2015 | 76 Comments

Since February is known for being the month of love, most people are on the look-out to find that perfect gift for those they care about. The Body Shop decided to heat things up by introducing their Smoky Poppy Deluxe Gift Set to give the gift of love to its users! This gift set includes the following products:

• Smoky Poppy Body Butter 200 ml
• Smoky Poppy Body Scrub 200 ml
• Smoky Poppy Shower Gel 250 ml
• Smoky Poppy Eau de Toilette 30 ml.

 

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The gift box this gift set is assembled in is so chic! I love that it is simplistic with only a poppy on top of it to adorn this package, and I will be re-purposing it for my closet. It will make my closet seem a little more posh and sophisticated. 

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The Smoky Poppy Body Butter 200 ml promises to hydrate skin for up to 24-hours, and is enriched with Community Fair Trade Shea Butter from Ghana to help moisturize skin. This product is also best suited from those with normal to dry skin. I used this product for a few days, and, since I have dry skin, I liked how it moisturized my skin without having a sticky film afterward. The smoky scent of this product was subtle, and it was nice to smell. On my skin, I could smell this scent lasted for about 30 minutes. 

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The Smoky Poppy Body Scrub 200 ml is suppose to lift away dead skin cells, it stimulates micro circulation when massaged onto the skin, and is enriched with Cane Sugar from Paraguay which helps to leave skin soft. When I used this product for a few days, I noticed my skin did feel smoother after a few uses, and it was easy to remove after I used it as well. I also enjoyed the scent of this product. It was not overpowering, and I liked the smoky and woodsy aroma it left on my skin after using it. 

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The Smoky Poppy Shower Gel 250 ml has a black formula that is suppose to cleanse your deepest impurities, creates a rich lather and is enriched with Community Fair Trade Honey from Ethiopia to aid in cleansing your skin. There is also a cute poppy-shaped shower bluff that can be used with this shower gel to add to your experience. I liked using this body gel. It did lather quickly, and it was nice and thick. It was also easy to wash off after I was finished. The scent was nice, and it lasted well after my shower was over. 

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The Smoky Poppy Eau de Toilette 30 ml is a scent that supposes to be light and wearable so it can be used for any occasion. It is also enriched with Community Fair Trade Alcohol from Ecuador. This scent is a blend of sultry spices, elegant florals and earthy woody notes. I liked using this scent. It is very different from every other scent I use. I like having a more smoky and woodsy smell. In the future, I would use it for fun nights out with my other half. 

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I also received two products that can be used on your lips and cheeks. 

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The Lip & Cheek Velvet Stick is inspired by poppy flowers and supposes to give lips a pop of colour to lips and cheeks to give them a naturally flushed glow. This product comes in five different matte shades, so there is a shade for everyone to wear. This product also has a subtle floral scent, so for those with are sensitive to scents, this may not be the best product for you to use. Finally, it is enriched with Community Fair Trade Beeswax from Cameroon. I received their 40 Red shade. It went on my lips and cheeks smooth, and lasted for stayed on for a few hours after I applied it. 

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The Lip & Cheek Velvet Stick Universal Shade is a clever product that can be used by just about anyone! It adapts to the unique pH of your skin and its special formula then turns into your own customized poppy shade. When applied, it goes on matte, and again, it has a hint of a floral scent, so users should keep this in mind when they use this product. It is also enriched with Community Fair Trade Beeswax from Cameroon. My custom poppy shade turned out to be more of a light pink colour, but I liked it! 

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Overall, I like the Smoky Poppy Deluxe Gift Set and the Lip & Cheek Velvet Sticks from The Body Shop. It is chic and kept my skin smooth and moisturized. I also liked the scent of this gift set, and it lasts for a while after it has been applied. The Lip & Cheek Velvet Sticks were also fun to try, and I like how it lessens the amount of time it takes to get ready for a fun time out. If you are still looking for gifts for that special someone, or you want to splurge and pamper yourself, then try any or all of these products from the Body Shop! You can either go in-store, or shop from the comfort of your home at the thebodyshop.ca.

For details about The Body Shop or any of these products, you can visit them on their website, or you can connect with them on their Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest  or Google+ pages!

 

Disclaimer: I was given the aforementioned products in order to write this review. The opinions expressed within this review are my own.

Giveaway Time! 

 

 The Body Shop is spreading the love by giving one lucky Ottawa Mommy Club reader all of the products I tested in this review! Here is a list of the items I received:

• Smoky Poppy Body Butter 200 ml
• Smoky Poppy Body Scrub 200 ml
• Smoky Poppy Shower Gel 250 ml
• Smoky Poppy Eau de Toilette 30 ml
• The Lip & Cheek Velvet Stick

The giveaway is open to Canadian residents and ends on March 31st, 2015 at 11:59 EST.

Good luck!

Rules: Open to Canadian residents 18 +. You have 48 hours to reply by email once you are notified as the winner. If you don’t, we will draw another entry. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. The selected winner must correctly answer a mathematical question in order to win the prize mentioned above. The Ottawa Mommy Club is not responsible for prize fulfillment and for the delivery/shipment of the prize(s) mentioned above. For our complete set of rules, please click here.

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My name is Lian Wright. Born in Toronto, I came to Ottawa as a student to study Political Science at Carleton University, and came away with an Honours Degree, and decided to stay. I'm a huge sports fan, have a love of reading, and like experiencing new things whenever I can. I am now a mother of three children (11, 1 and 7 months old) and am kept constantly on my toes. My blog, Pieces of Me, is my way of sharing what I have enjoyed and encountered in my life so far as a mother. So far, being a mom has had it's expected ups and downs, but that's what makes being a parent so fulfilling for me. I've loved and learned from what's happened so far, and I can't wait to see what's in store for me next. I hope you enjoy the journey with me! Author's website.

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  1. Doreen Lamoureux says:

    I would give the Hemp Handy Manicure Set. Would really help with the dry hands over these very cold winter months.

  2. Joy says:

    I think the Smoky Poppy set looks really great! I would love to give or receive this as a gift! Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. SueSueper says:

    I like the COCONUT FESTIVE PICKS

  4. Jennifer says:

    I would like the Hemp Handy Manicure set because I have heard good things about the Hemp cream and how well it works.

  5. Victoria Ess says:

    I’d like to gift the MORINGA PREMIUM SELECTION

  6. Tiana says:

    I wouldn’t give any gift set for Christmas because I don’t do that, but I still want to be eligible for this contest. So there’s that.

  7. Judy Cowan says:

    I would like to give CLASSIC HONEYMANIA™ GIFT Set.

  8. Doris Calvert says:

    I would love the COCONUT FESTIVE PICKS, love the coconut scent, they got rid of my favorite Ocean scent

  9. Amy C says:

    I would like to give the MANGO FESTIVE PICKS.

  10. wobbles13 says:

    Mango Festive Picks, who doesn’t like mango

  11. kristen visser says:

    The Ultimate Body Care Gift Set

  12. kathy downey says:

    I heard good things about the SATSUMA HAND CREAM I would love to try it

  13. Julie G. says:

    I’d like to give the Modern Gent’s Fragance Gift White Musk® to my brother for Christmas.

  14. Maegan Morin says:

    I would love to give the Ultimate Body Care Gift Set!

  15. Elaine G says:

    The Classic Wild Argan Oil Gift

  16. Jenn says:

    I’d like to gift the Vanilla Brulee Tin of Delights.

  17. jan says:

    wow another COCONUT FESTIVE PICKS choice

  18. Jenness M says:

    Like the vanilla brulee tin of delights.

  19. Darwin says:

    One of the sales: Mix and match, 2 free when you buy 3.

  20. Angela Mitchell says:

    The Satsuma Body Butter and Body Wash.

  21. Andrea Williams says:

    Sale – $10 Select Body Butter

  22. Carol M says:

    One of the sales is Soaps 4 for $10

  23. Doris H says:

    They are having a Mix and match sale. Buy 3, get 2 free.

  24. andrea amy says:

    I would love to get (or gift) the Ultimate Body Care Gift Set! I love the Body Shop. I love the buy 3 get 2 free sales. My husband bought me some body butter for Christmas, and they had a sale buy 1 get 1 free so I got 3 body butters and 3 shower gels! Was a great deal 🙂

  25. Karla Sceviour says:

    Soaps 4 for $10.00

  26. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    Shea Body Butter now $10 instead of $20, that’s a 50% saving 🙂

  27. Tammy Dalley says:

    They have a sale on soaps they are 4 for $10.00

  28. JaimeeM says:

    40% off your favorites.

  29. heidi c. says:

    Right now, all bath and body are 50& off!

  30. Florence C says:

    4O% of favorites today.

  31. Jonnie says:

    Soaps 4 for $10

  32. Erika E says:

    Select Body Butters are $10 right now.

  33. Cheryl says:

    Soaps are on sale for 4 for 10$

  34. Jenny says:

    i love the mango festive picks

  35. suzi says:

    Right now they have $10 SELECT BODY BUTTER

  36. Deanna T, says:

    I’d grab the vanilla brûlée tin of delights for my sister in law.

  37. mongupp says:

    soaps are 4 for $10

  38. Laura says:

    $10 SELECT BODY BUTTER! I want to try so many of them

  39. Susan T. says:

    $10 body butter and 4 soaps for $10. Great deals!

  40. They’re offering 50% off select body butter. Mmm.

    Besos, Sarah
    Journeys of The Zoo

  41. ivy pluchinsky says:

    Soaps 4 for $10

  42. Juliee Fitze says:

    One of the sales they are having is buy 3 get 2 free. Love their sales.

  43. Lisa Neutel says:

    $10 body butter and 4 soaps for $10. Great deals!

  44. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    Soaps 4 for $10

  45. KD says:

    Buy more, save more! (Buy 5 get 50% off, Buy 4 get 40% off, Buy 3 get 30% off)

  46. Viv Sluys says:

    Half price (select) hand creams. My husband just got me some body lotions on sale at The Body Shop, buy 2 get one free.

  47. Theresa Black says:

    One of the sales is Buy More Get more. Buy 5 and get 50% off. Thanks for the chance at this great contest.

  48. LILLIAN BROWN says:

    one on the sales-$10 Select Hand Creams

  49. FREDERIC BROWN says:

    One of the sales: Mix and match, 2 free when you buy 3.

  50. lynn clayton says:

    BUY 5 GET 50 %OFF

  51. Piroska says:

    $10 on select hand creams (I’d love to try the Almond Hand and Nail Cream).

  52. Taylor Hawkins says:

    $10 off select hand creams! I’m totally going to buy some, I swear by their hemp hand cream 🙂

  53. veRONIca says:

    Buy 3 get 30% off. Wooooooo!!!

  54. Athena says:

    Buy 3 get 2 free

  55. Margaret MacKenzie says:

    They have Strawberry Body Butter on for $10!

  56. Jennifer L. says:

    They have 4 soaps for $10

  57. Brenda Penton says:

    50% off select body butter

  58. Andrew Pham says:

    Buy 3 Get 3 free or Buy 2 Get 1 Free

  59. BlessedTA says:

    Buy 3 Get 3 free

  60. maria says:

    They have buy 3 get 3 free or buy 2 get one free

  61. Sara Rai says:

    Buy 3 get 3 free:)

  62. Chelsea says:

    They have a Buy 3 Get 3 Free.. clearly I need to do some shopping!!

  63. Jodi Mitrovic says:

    I love the Body Shop! Great deals and sales at buy 3 get 3 free! Thanks for a great review and giveaway!

  64. They have a buy 3 get 2 free sale on at the moment

  65. Brenda Lacourciere says:

    50% Off Jumbo Shower Gel

  66. Emily C says:

    50% off jumbo shower gels.

  67. Erica Seaman says:

    Get Squeaky Clean. Jumbo shower gels $12.50

  68. Dayle B. says:

    The ULTIMATE BODY CARE GIFT SET
    is on sale for 70% off. for $50. great deal.
    The poppy gift set looks rich and creamy love the colors too.

  69. Allison says:

    Buy 3 get 3 free – thank-you!

  70. Donnas says:

    One sale they are having now is soaps 4 for $10.

  71. Debbie P says:

    2 for $15 Gift Cubes

  72. BlessedTA says:

    2 for $15 Gift Cubes

  73. Elena Stocco says:

    $10 for select hand creams is a sale on now

  74. Lisa H says:

    They’re having a Buy 3 Get 3 sale right now.

  75. Gene D says:

    buy 3 get 2 free sale

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