The body shop Smoky poppy body lotion and Lip&Cheek velvet stick


Our NEW Limited Edition Smoky Poppy Body Care is enriched with real, hand-picked poppy flowers from the Ankara region of Turkey. This sensual and indulgent range is infused with a seductive, euphoric scent that will leave you longing for more. The sensual seduction of Smoky Poppy makeup means you’re never more than a sweep away from seduction.

Smoky poppy body lotion is very lightweight and absorbs quickly. It has pretty strong floral scent right after the application but it dries down much softer. It is definitely sensual exotic kind of floral. I would call this kind of a scent more of a “grown up” – it is something different than what we are used to from The body shop. It is sexy, warm, seductive. Since my skin is very dry I need more hydration – I would prefer body butter from the same line. 
Poppies are also known to symbolize love and fertility. I think the whole concept is beautiful beginning with the packaging – red and black! The body shop has really outdone itself with this one. i haven’t seen more beautiful packaging in a long time.
FULL INGREDIENTS (
Aqua/Water/Eau (Solvent), Glycerin (Humectant), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil/Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil (Skin Conditioning Agent), Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil (Emollient), Stearic Acid (Emulsifier), Butyrospermum Parkii Butter/Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter (Skin Conditioning Agent), Palmitic Acid (Surfactant), Coco-Caprylate/Caprate (Emollient), Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil/Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil (Emollient), Talc (Absorbent), Tapioca Starch (Viscosity Increasing Agent), Parfum/Fragrance (Fragrance), Phenoxyethanol (Preservative), Caprylyl Glycol (Skin Conditioning Agent), Pentaerythrityl Distearate (Emulsifying Agent), Glyceryl Stearate (Emulsifying Agent), Acrylates/Vinyl Isodecanoate Crosspolymer (Emulsion Stabilizer), PEG-100 Stearate (Surfactant), Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil/Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil (Emollient), Sodium Polyacrylate (Film Former), Benzyl Salicylate (Fragrance Ingredient), Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane (Ultraviolet Light Absorber), Sodium Hydroxide (pH Adjuster), Disodium EDTA (Chelating Agent), Limonene (Fragrance Ingredient), Lauric Acid (Surfactant), Myristic Acid (Emulsifier), Linalool (Fragrance Ingredient), Polymethylsilsesquioxane (Opacifying Agent), Eugenol (Fragrance Ingredient), Papaver rhoeas flower extract (Skin Conditioning Agent), Coumarin (Fragrance Ingredient), Geraniol (Fragrance Ingredient), Citronellol (Fragrance Ingredient), Isoeugenol (Fragrance Ingredient), Hexyl Cinnamal (Fragrance Ingredient), Benzyl Benzoate (Fragrance Ingredient), Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone (Fragrance Ingredient), Cinnamyl Alcohol (Fragrance Ingredient), Citral (Fragrance Ingredient), Citric Acid (pH Adjuster).
Indulge into your dark side with our transforming black Lip & Cheek Velvet Stick Universal Shade. By adapting to the unique pH of your skin the special formula turns into your own individual poppy shade. The final color will vary from individual to individual giving a unique, customized shade.
Suitable for both lips and cheeks
Velvety, petal-soft
Medium Coverage
Matte finish
Easy application
Subtle floral scent


Velvet lip and cheek stick is new kind of product for me. I am not really into lip stains since they are always drying and that combined with my already terribly dry lips would look and feel like a disaster. Velvet stick suprised me with it’s balmy texture – goes on easily and feels moisturizing but doesn’t have a “slip” like balms do. When it sets it looks matte. But the main thing about this is INSANE staying power. I needed good makeup remover to take it off my lips and 24 hours later it is still on my hand after multiple hand washing, taking shower and washing my hair – yes it is still there! 
Color wise on me it turned dark purple with a hint of burgundy (note that on my lips turns much darker than on my hand on the swatch below).

FULL INGREDIENTS
Octyldodecanol, Silica, Cera Microcristallina/Microcrystalline Wax/Cire microcristalline, Mica, Candelilla Cera/Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/Cire de candelilla, Cera Alba/Beeswax/Cire d’abeille, Ricinus Communis Seed Oil/Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter/Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Polyethylene, Synthetic Wax, Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil, Alumina, Aroma/Flavor, Lactic Acid, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Tocopherol, Aqua/Water/Eau, Tocopheryl Acetate, Citronellol, Eugenol, Geraniol, Citric Acid. [+/- CI 77891/Titanium Dioxide, CI 15850/Red 7 Lake, CI 73360/Red 30 Lake, CI 19140/Yellow 5 Lake, CI 77499/Iron Oxides, CI 45410/Red 28 Lake, CI 45410/Red 27, CI 77491/Iron Oxides].

Smoky poppy body lotion retails for 12$ while Velvet stick retails for 16$ and you can purchase both at The body shop .

This item  was sent to My beauty galleria without charge for consideration for review. 

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