Monday, November 16, 2015

Collective Haul and Review - Mecca Maxima and The Body Shop !

I recently did a mini haul from The Body Shop and Mecca Maxima. In today's post am sharing my haul and also mini review of the products I got. 

The Body Shop Stuff

Vitamin E Moisture Cream - I have raved about the Vitamin E facial wash here and also really enjoyed the Vitamin E intense moisture cream. So I decided to try the Vitamin E moisture cream this spring/summer and have been really enjoying it. This is my second tub. It is a light, refreshing and quick absorbing cream, perfect for summer.

Vitamin E Face Mist - This face mist is good as a quick refresher or to give your skin a moisture boost. I use it before my cream as an added layer of hydration or throughout the day as a refreshing face mist. On very hot days I can even skip my moisturiser.

Early Harvest Raspberry Shower Gel - This was from a limited edition range and I got this in spring discount. I don't think its available anymore. I love citrus and berry fragrances and The Body Shop Raspberry shower gel is just perfect. Its refreshing and has the most gorgeous zingy scent perfect for morning showers. 

Bath Lily - I love The Body Shop loofahs, they are soft and last really well, more than any others I have tried. This is also a repurchase.

Mecca Maxima Stuff

Mario Badescu Acne Facial Cleanser and Drying Lotion - I bought both of these for the husband. I do think that the facial cleanser really works on his skin and I can see a definite difference. This is a repurchase. The drying lotion is something we have not tried yet, but I have read so many good reviews about this that I am sure it will be great. 

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Dim Light - I have been trying this for a little while and have been really enjoying it. This powder reminds me of the MAC MSFN, almost undetectable on the skin but just makes your skin look good and does the job.

Soap and Glory Smoothie Breakfast Scrub - I love this stuff so much so that when I was out of it I started missing it like crazy. This is one of the best body scrubs I have tried and it smells fantastic too. If you like food smelling products, do yourself a favour and try this, you will not regret it. Its heavenly. Detailed Review HERE

Have you tried any of these products ? What do you think ?


  1. I do love a good Mecca haul! I have the drying lotion and I think it works really well on my skin as a spot treatment for blemishes that just don't seem to go away. I find it really minimises the appearance after one use, but it takes a few daily applications to really get rid of pimples. I hope it works well for the both of you! I haven't tried the cleanser though so I may need to give it a go! As for the Breakfast Scrub, I'm right with you! It is definitely up there as one of my favourite scrubs and it smells heavenly!!! xx

    Chantalle | cece & grace

    1. Good to know your opinion of the Drying lotion, thank you for your mini review :)
      you should try the cleanser. The scrub is so good, isn't it.

  2. I have dim light but I'm unsure how I really feel about it... I want to love it, but I'm not quite there yet...

    The soap and glory scrub sounds so amazing, I may have to go check that one out next time I'm a Mecca

    1. You should check out the scrub its so good and so affordable too !

  3. Great haul! I haven't purchased from the body shop for aggggeeess!!! Ireally wanna get more hourglass stuff but they are so darn expensive esp now that mecca's hiked up the price :(

    1. Yeah, I wanna buy more Hourglass more so because the packaging is so appealing to me :)
      I have been loving The Body Shop recently.


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