The Body Shop Colour Crush Lipsticks: PART 1

So The Body Shop have a new lipstick range launching… called Colour Crush and there’s a whole lot of colour in there! If there’s a red, brown, or pink shade you like then you can almost certainly gamble that they have it covered. When this pink and silver tube arrived I was a bit baffled, but then realised it pulled apart to reveal three secret sections, each housing a different colour family and all the shades! So lets take a closer look at each of them…and then I’ll tell you my favourites from each colour range.

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Starting with the The Reds – there are six shades in the red family, ranging from deep blood to bright fire red with a few classic berry type shades in the middle.

Starting from the top and moving clockwise… the shades are:

125 ‘Crazy Sexy Crimson’
115 ‘Enraptured Red’
105 ‘Coral Cutie’
110 ‘Coral Blush’
101 ‘Red Siren’
120 ‘Raspberry In Love’
IMG_2410IMG_2411The Browns or nude shades, depending how you want to look at them – there are nine shades in this colour family with quite a range from ‘my lips but better’ type of shades to some darker 90’s style type of shades.Again, starting from the top:

325 ‘Darling Blush’
330 ‘Spice Things Up’
340 ‘Berry Me’
301 ‘Drive Me Nuts’
320 ‘Berry in Love’
315 ‘Coral Kiss’
335 Hot Date’
305 ‘Golden Flirt’
310 ‘Crush on Caramel’


L-R: 325 ‘Darling Blush’, 330 ‘Spice Things Up’,340 ‘Berry Me’,301 ‘Drive Me Nuts’, 320 ‘Berry in Love’, 315 ‘Coral Kiss’, 335 Hot Date’, 305 ‘Golden Flirt’, 310 ‘Crush on Caramel’

Then we move on to the the Pinks – of which there are nine shades, as with the browns. There seems to be quite a variety in this colour family with hot pinks, deep berry pinks, baby pinks, pinky nudes and pretty coral shades all mixed in.

Again, starting from the top and working clockwise…

215 ‘Innocent Pink’
220 ‘Dare to Bare’
225 ‘Blushing Pink’
210 ‘Sweetheart Pink’
201 ‘Redhot Rasperry’
205 ‘Passionate Pink’
240 ‘Damson in Distress’
235 ‘The Right Mauves’
230 ‘Rush of Pink’

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L-R: 215 ‘Innocent Pink’, 220 ‘Dare to Bare’, 225 ‘Blushing Pink’, 210 ‘Sweetheart Pink’,
201 ‘Redhot Rasperry’, 205 ‘Passionate Pink’, 240 ‘Damson in Distress’,
235 ‘The Right Mauves’, 230 ‘Rush of Pink’.

So there we have all the shades swatched… I then decided to pick my top three favourites. One from each colour family… it wasn’t easy as there are some real gems in there (and some I really want to do the MAC-dupe test on) but I have picked my three favourites and they are… coming in part two….!

Available now: Colour Crush™ Lipstick

PR samples.



  1. August 28, 2013 / 8:21 am

    Oh wow! Love this collection! Will most definitely have to get my hands on a couple of these! Loving the raspberry/red shades! perfect for autumn!


  2. August 28, 2013 / 10:39 am

    They all look so beautiful, such an amazing colour range! Hoping they look just as beautiful on xxxx
    Life of Verity

  3. August 28, 2013 / 2:53 pm

    I really like the pinks especially Innocent Pink and Blushing Pink!

  4. August 28, 2013 / 7:01 pm

    What an amazing colour range! Looks liek Body Shop have done good!

  5. August 30, 2013 / 1:01 am

    i love these!

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