The Body Shop Face and Body Brush: Review

Now that I am building my brush collection from scratch as my sister dearest has decided to keep my beloved brushes for herself. During the list making of what I need to get I realised how I skipped reviewing some of my favorite essential brushes on the blog and one of the these essentials is The Body Shop Face and Body Brush which is one brush I use on a daily basis and even plan to add to my trousseau. Before I go more gaga over this brush, let us look at some of the good to know details.

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Price: Rs 995

The brush has brown shaded synthetic hair that are attached to half metallic and half plastic body. This is definitely the biggest brush in my vanity but I love the shape and despite the big length it is definitely one of the most user-friendly brushes I have used. The long handle gives a really good grip and a lot of control.

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The Body Shop Face & Body Brush felt a little pokey initially but I know that makeup brushes need to be washed brushes before the first use ( if you didn’t know well then it is a beauty tip for you 😀 ) and that’s what I did which turned the brush bristles from pokey to smooth and soft. The shape of the brush is a little rounded and I wouldn’t say it is really wide but it is wide enough to cover a large part of your face if you want to use it as a powder blush.

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The brush is really dense however it is not stiff so it moves along your face very comfortably. I use this brush mostly as a powder blush. I even use it for my under eye area and apply loose powder there without any irritation to my eyes thanks to the soft texture. I have also used it a couple of times to apply blush as well when I forgot to carry my blush brush and it did do a pretty good job. I have used to brush my arms and legs with body glitter and well it definitely made intended area shiny without the hassle of getting glitter on my hands and face.

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The thing I love the most about this brush is the quality. I have had this brush for almost 2 years now ( yes and still did not review it…**takes a bow for being a very careless blogger**) and it hasn’t shed a hair. I was a little unsure when I bought it because it was such an expensive brush but I am so glad I bought it at that time because it was worth every penny I spent.  The only extra effort that this brush asks for is a little more attention when I clean it. As the brush is a little dense, I have to clean it thoroughly and give a little more time to dry than my other brushes.

I have always been a fan of The Body Shop products and I have to say this brush has made me fall in love with brand even more. I don’t think my vanity will be ever complete without this piece of makeup accessory and if you are looking for a good powder or blush brush, consider this. It might feel a little expensive initially but you will sorted for a very long time and it is definitely one product I would on my highly recommended list 🙂

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  • Shilpa Shetty

    I have the same brush,.. Since its bit expensive I use only for special occasion 🙂 Nice review,…