DISCOVER THE
RELAXING RITUAL

WHEN YOU'RE FEELING TENSE, FAST-TRACK TO RELAXATION WITH THIS CALMING SPA RITUAL

This ritual is a perfect way to de-stress, unwind and reconnect with body and mind.
“I recommend my clients book out at least one day a week to indulge in the relaxing ritual. Light some candles, put on your favourite music and prepare to relax your body and mind.” - VANDA SERRADOR, FACIALIST AND BODY CARE EXPERT FOR THE BODY SHOP



AFRICAN XIMENIA SCRUB
SOFTENING BODY SCRUB WITH XIMENIA OIL
FROM NAMIBIA, AFRICA

Handpicked in Namibia from the ‘Tree of Life’, the ximenia fruit seed yields a luxuriously rich oil, leaving skin feeling smoother and softer.
Begin by applying this scrub generously onto damp cleansed skin in circular motions.

“Across southern Africa wherever ximenia trees grow in woodlands and savannah, ximenia oil is popular for its skin conditioning benefits.” - JENNIFER HIRSCH, BEAUTY BOTANIST FOR THE BODY SHOP



HIMALAYAN CHARCOAL BODY CLAY
PURIFYING CLAY BODY MASK WITH CHARCOAL CLAY
FROM THE HIMALAYAS, INDIA

Grown and harvested in the foothills of the Himalayas in India, bamboo charcoal is an ancient beauty secret to draw out impurities from skin.
Wash off the scrub and spread a thin layer of this body mask using the Spa of the World™ Body Mask Brush onto your skin, focusing on dull and tired-looking skin.

“Charcoal powder has a very large specific surface area and surface energy.
With these attributes it can attract and absorb excess oil and external contaminants from the skin surface. Combine charcoal with kaolin, and Himalyan Charcoal Body Clay has the power to purify the skin.” - JENNIFER HIRSCH, BEAUTY BOTANIST FOR THE BODY SHOP


EGYPTIAN MILK & HONEY BATH
POWDER-TO-MILK BATH WITH MILK FROM EGYPT

Inspired by the indulgent milk and honey bath of Cleopatra herself, our recipe of three oil extracts leaves skin feeling luxuriously smooth.
Pour 5 scoops under running hot water into a bath until dissolved.

“Remaining true to the spirit and knowledge of queens Cleopatra and Nefertiti, we have used relaxing natural ingredients to create a soothing, supremely hydrating plant powder.’ - JENNIFER HIRSCH, BEAUTY BOTANIST FOR THE BODY SHOP


JAPANESE CAMELLIA CREAM
VELVET MOISTURE BODY CREAM WITH CAMELLIA OIL FROM JAPAN

Camellia oil has been used by Japanese women since the 8th century to gently soften and moisturise skin.
Dry off and smooth on this luxurious feeling cream from your décolletage to your toes and allow to absorb.

Camellia oil is high in oleic acid, making it incredibly rich and moisturising, creating a velvet touch to give the ultimate in indulgent skin hydration.” - JENNIFER HIRSCH, BEAUTY BOTANIST FOR THE BODY SHOP


FRENCH LAVENDER MASSAGE OIL
RELAXING MASSAGE OIL WITH LAVENDER OIL
FROM THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

The relaxing powers of lavender are legendary - its naturally calming scent promotes well-being and helps de-stress body and mind.
Finish by applying a few drops of this massage oil to your pulse points to continue to relax your mind and body.

“The location where lavender is grown influences the quality of the oil and the way it smells - which is why the hand-picked Lavender from France by The Body Shop is perfect.” - JENNIFER HIRSCH, BEAUTY BOTANIST FOR THE BODY SHOP

JAPANESE CAMELLIA SCENTED CANDLE
WITH RAPESEED AND SHEA BUTTER CANDLE WAX

The gentle scent of the camellia flower has long been incorporated into serene Japanese relaxation methods.
The flower’s exquisite and pure scent allows the mind and senses to connect with a rare moment of peace.

Light the scented candle at the start of your Relaxation Ritual to generate an instant atmosphere of tranquillity.