The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadows

April 1, 2013
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The Body Shop Colour Crush Pile

With a clever alliterative name that alludes to strong pigments, The Body Shop Colour Crush eyeshadow range has 3 finishes: shimmer, pearlescent and matte.

The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadows Opened

They’re a mixed batch in terms of performance. Although they all possess a silky-soft texture, not every one is as pigmented as the range name implies – some are superbly intense, while others are lacklustre in colour payoff. Thankfully, the latter have no problem showing up well over cream bases.

Interestingly, some have rather unique flashes; I guess you could call them duo-chromed.

The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadows in 001 Sugar Gaze, 005 Steel My Heart, 101 Golden Girl, 110 Sand By Me, 115 Be My Clementine, 201 Melt My Heart   The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadows in Sugar Gaze, Steel My Heart, Golden Girl, Sand By Me, Be My Clementine, Melt My Heart Swatches

  • 001 Sugar Gaze
  • 005 Steel My Heart
  • 101 Golden Girl
  • 110 Sand By Me
  • 115 Be My Clementine
  • 201 Melt My Heart

The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadows in 210 Bronze Bliss, 215 Coconuts About You, 220 Chocolate Linger, 225 Brownie & Clyde, 301 Pink Crush, 305 Berry Cute

The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadows in Bronze Bliss, Coconuts About You, Chocolate Linger, Brownie & Clyde, Pink Crush, Berry Cute Swatches

  • 210 Bronze Bliss
  • 215 Coconuts About You
  • 220 Chocolate Linger
  • 225 Brownie & Clyde
  • 301 Pink Crush
  • 305 Berry Cute

The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadows in 310 Berry Cheeky, 405 Blueberry Night, 410 Blackcurrant Affair, 415 Midnight Flirt, 501 Head In The Sky

The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadows in Berry Cheeky, Blueberry Night, Blackcurrant Affair, Midnight Flirt, Head In The Sky Swatches

  • 310 Berry Cheeky
  • 405 Blueberry Night
  • 410 Blackcurrant Affair
  • 415 Midnight Flirt
  • 501 Head In The Sky

The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadows in 505 Boyfriend Jeans, 510 Something Blue, 515 Blue Over You, 601 Chat-Up Lime, 605 Sweet Pea

The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadows in Boyfriend Jeans, Something Blue, Blue Over You, Chat-Up Lime, Sweet Pea Swatches

  • 505 Boyfriend Jeans
  • 510 Something Blue
  • 515 Blue Over You
  • 601 Chat-Up Lime
  • 605 Sweet Pea

TBS Colour Crush in Berry Cheekie, Brownie and Clyde and Something Blue

My 3 favourites from the lot: Berry Cheeky (a fuchsia), Brownie & Clyde (a silvery taupe brown) and Something Blue (a teal). These richly-pigmented colours are as vivid on the skin as in the pan.

The Body Shop Colour Crush Crushed Visual

Like last year’s Lily Cole makeup collection, they are 100% vegan-friendly and cruelty-free. Their binding agents are made from natural vegetable materials and they do not rely on bug shell extract for their shimmer; instead, it is derived from mineral mica.

Formulated with a blend of Community Fair Trade Brazil nut oil, marula oil, honey, organic virgin coconut oil and sesame oil, they offer skincare benefits too. These products not only sustain local communities and protect the environment, they also ensure the survival of indigenous species that depend on them.

TBS Colour Crush Display

Made in Italy, these shadows weigh 1.5 g. In Singapore, they retail at S$19.90.

The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadows Closed

Housed in transparent cases made from recyclable plastic, their slightly-domed lids don’t encourage easy stacking. Nevertheless, I love that I can clearly see the shades that lie within them. Their shape, together with their name, reminds me so much of that popular game, Candy Crush!


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8 Responses to The Body Shop Colour Crush Eye Shadows

  1. Sam
    April 1, 2013 at 11:35 am

    Oh that berry! It’s gorgeous, I was so pleased when I saw that swatch was lovely and pigmented.

    • makeupmag
      April 2, 2013 at 2:01 am

      Hey Sam,

      Which berry? The purples are so-so (they do pop over a base) but the pink is awesome!

  2. ChristinaL
    April 2, 2013 at 2:56 pm

    Yup! The pink is awesome! I’m not usually attracted by the light/pale pinks, but the pigment is really good for this range!

    • makeupmag
      April 4, 2013 at 2:22 am

      Hi Chris!

      Gorgeous, gorgeous shade and easy to tone down or play up! :)

  3. katie
    April 3, 2013 at 8:44 am

    these look so cute-I have to make it to the Body Shop more often. I bet a few colors are vegan (hope so!)

    • makeupmag
      April 4, 2013 at 2:25 am

      Hi Katie,

      Yes, they’re vegan and cruelty-free. And lol, the brand says they’re vegetarian! #notthesame

  4. Rachel freed
    April 23, 2013 at 5:02 am

    Looks great! I never thought of body shop colors until I read this. Will be sure to check this out!

    • makeupmag
      April 27, 2013 at 1:28 am

      Hi Rachel,

      Have fun – so many to choose from!

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