10 Reasons To Be Glad It’s January



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You’re probably on your third coffee of the morning right now, desperately trying to make it through the day and the weather (it’s too cold/it’s raining/it’s windy- delete as appropriate) is the final straw, but don’t despair! Really, January rolling around is actually a good thing and here’s 10 reasons why…

1. The Sales: Those ponyskin slip-ons you‘ve had your eye on since September? Yeah, they’re now 50% off. Same goes for that parka coat, that peplum dress, those ripped jeans and checked skirt. Shop now, regret never.

2. Awards Season: Where all the beautiful people are constantly shoved in our faces 24/7 for two months. I have a point, stick with me. The glitz, the glamour, the totally unattainable dream of being Cumberbatch’s actual Cumberbitch for the night… yeah day dreaming is a TOTALLY healthy thing for January.

3. The Gym: Again, bear with me. You will be surrounded by like-minded people who are all about getting fit for summer, who all overindulged just as much as you, and probably look just a teeny bit worse than you too. Feel better? Knew you would.

4. New Season Trends: Sales are fab, but nothing says it’s nearly summer like new season drops. It may be a tad early for bikini and kaftan shopping, but, little summer dresses and sandals? Pah, you’d be a fool not to buy early and snap up all the best styles.

5. Dry January is for Losers: Making fun of all your friends on the wagon is one of the best things you can do in early 2015. Who on earth decides to ditch alcohol in the most stressful month? Only a crazy person, that’s who.


Christmas Beauty Buys under £40: Minimal Mineral vs. Glitter Bug




#9 Beauty Xmas Crackers under £40: Minimal Mineral vs. Glitter Bug

And the winner is… Minimal Mineral!


The Voting has now CLOSED. Congratulations to the winner of The Body Shop goodie bag…



Still unsure whether to go minimal or glitter crazy this Christmas? Let us give you a helping hand with our quirky and original musings (!) on the ninth round of lists that went under the spotlight…

Minimal Mineral: There is something different this Christmas when it comes to sorting your make up. It’s not so much about big and bold, but simple and minimal which is really catching on. Who wants to look like a drag queen glittered up to the nines, when you can glow like an angel with some mineral make up? Go for the safe option this season and think minimal mineral!

Glitter Bug: For all of you out there who love a bit of sparkle, then this is the list for you! Who wants to play it safe with minimal make up this Christmas when you can really go to town with eye, lip and even hair glitter! Take a risk this Christmas and follow Glitter Bug to really make a style statement this season.

Not sure what our campaign is about?

We have officially kicked off the festive season in style with our Christmas. Sorted. Campaign- your one stop shop for gift inspiration this Christmas.

If that wasn’t enough, we’re giving you the chance to win a £200 shopping spree just by sharing your Christmas Wish List with us… what could be easier? Check it out here!

Congratulations to last week’s Wish and Win winners!


Many thanks to everyone who participated in our Wish and Win competition and a big “Bravo” to all the winners – a special mention to the Grand Prize winner Candy Nickison! For the last week of the competition we were delighted to have amazing partners such as Nautica, AllSaints and The Body Shop offering prizes.

Shopcade Wish and Win Winners

So that’s a wrap to this holiday season’s Wish & Win competition!


We couldn’t have done it without all of you and our awesome merchant partners who sponsored the competition: The Body Shop, Swarovski, Hamleys, Uniqlo, AllSaints, Reiss, Nautica, Stylebop.com, Homebase and Totally Funky!


Happy shopping and holidaying- we look forward to seeing you all in 2012!

What is your favourite Body Shop flavour?


Here are some The Body Shop products that are trending on Shopcade this holiday season. Pamper your body with a plethora of exotic and sensational flavours!

The Body Shop Dreams Unlimited Gift Trio on ShopcadeFor some Shopcaders, just a single flavour is too boring. That’s why this Dreams Unlimited Gift Trio – a fusion of citrus, green chilli, white flowers and fresh aquatic notes – is THE product shopcaders love most at The Body Shop.







The Body Shop Coconut Body Butter on Shopcade

December can get pretty cold! You want to get away somewhere tropical but what’s more important than spending time at home with family right? Well, indulge your senses with this tropical scented Coconut Body Butter in the comfort of your home!







The Body Shop Carrot Moisture Cream on Shopcade

Remember how your mother kept telling you to eat carrots because they’re good for the eyes, good for the nose and what not! Actually, turns out they work magic on the skin too. The Body Shop’s Carrot Moisture Cream has been around since 1980 and Shopcaders can’t get enough of it!






The Body Shop White Musk Sport Eau De Toilette on ShopcadeMen on Shopcade love The Body Shop’s White Musk Sport Eau De Toilette. It’s got Grapefruit and Lemon and leaves you
smelling so fresh! Awesome right?








The Body Shop Strawberry Body Polish on ShopcadeIt’s quite clear that many Shopcaders love the smell of Strawberries in the morning! The Body Shop’s Strawberry Body Polish is speaking for itself on Shopcade! Thanks to this, you don’t have to wait until June for that fresh strawberry smell!







The Body Shop Moroccan Rose Body Butter on ShopcadeWho doesn’t like Roses right? Ask some of our lady Shopcaders and they’ll tell you how much they love smelling like a Rose all day with The Body Shop’s Moroccan Rose Body Butter!








We would love to hear about your favourite flavours at The Body Shop! And don’t forget, you can win youself a £100 voucher for The Body Shop by wishing for The Body Shop products on Shopcade this week!



Wish and Win special prizes from our partners!


You can now start wishing for your favorite products from our partners The Body Shop, Swarovski, Hamleys, StyleBop.com and Totally Funky, and win them on Shopcade!

All you have to do is click “Wish & Win” on at least 3 products from each partner for a chance to win your wish!


US Prizes
You can win a Swarovski Bracelet by wishing for at least 3 products from Swarovski. You can also win a $150 StyleBop.com voucher by wishing for at least 3 products from StyleBop.com!


UK Prizes
You can win exclusive £100 vouchers from our partners by wishing for at least 3 products from The Body Shop, StyleBop.com and Totally Funky! You can also win 2 tickets to Breakfast with Santa in Hamleys flagship store in Regents Street by wishing for at least 3 products from Hamleys!


As a bonus, you can also stylize your Shopcade assistant with special outfits from our partners, and even customise your Shopcade with branded themes:

Start wishing and winning today!