Thursday, August 9, 2012

The Body Shop: LYB loves green...

Are you an LYB (Love Your Body) member of The Body Shop?  It's The Body Shop's club with a membership card that rewards you with discounts, free gifts and access to different perks and privileges. I've been a member of LYB since 2009 but I always lose my ID card.  Yes, I am "burara" like that. (laughs)
Now, The Body Shop decided to put an end to plastic membership cards and adopt a technology that enables its members to access their LYB membership anytime, using an iPad, iPhone or iTouch.  Android users need not worry, as it will be available for you too in a few months.

PVC is the most used material for membership, loyalty, or credit cards. On average 36 grams of CO2 is generated for every plastic card produced. Globally, over 10 billion plastic cards are produced every year for marketing purposes. Hence, 50 million kilograms of plastic waste and 200,000 tons of CO2 emissions are generated. To counter the CO2 effects of card production, we need at least 9.2 million trees.

To avail of your virtual membership card, all you need is an iPhone, iPad or iTouch and download a free app called Perkd.  You just sign up and search for The Body Shop's LYB card, have it scanned and voila, you can now use it anytime, need for that extra plastic card on your wallet.

Yey, at least now I don't have to worry about losing my membership card.

Each time you'll make a purchase, you can just hand over your gadget to the cashier so they can have it scanned and points will be added on your virtual ID.

The Body Shop Philippines is the first in the Asia Pacific to adapt this!

For now, they will still be using this Rewards Card for your stamps. But they have plans of making it virtual too!

 It's time to cut your LYB card and go green instead!  

Here's a few more offerings from The Body Shop:

 Extra savings for LYB members if you avail any of the products from their Tea Tree line

Tea Tree Pore Minimiser

Their latest addition to their Tea Tree range.

And their new collection that will be out on August 10:

The Body Shop All-in-One Makeup Range
Our iconic make-up collection delivers even coverage and cares for skin too. Thanks to ingredients like vitamin E and marula oil, this is make-up and skincare in one.

All-In-One BB Cream
The star of the All-in-one makeup range. A masterpiece of makeup and skincare. All-in-one BB cream possesses a lightweight formula that provides 24hrs hydration and colour-adapts for a perfect match and a smooth, undetectable finish.  It's makeup and skincare in one!

All-in-One Face Base
Foundation and powder in one. Gives a flawless-looking, matte finish.

All-in-One Concealer
A smooth, easy to blend concealer that effectively covers imperfections and dark shadows

All-in-One Cheek Colour
Superfine powder blushes. For buildable color that lasts
Available in 3 shades: 01, 02 and 03

Comes off white at first

Blend and watch it adapt to your color!

One of their awesome MUA helped me find my shades for the All-in-One makeup range

 During our visit there,  they have a promo where you buy any of their Body and Bath products for the regular price and get the next one for only Php100.  This offer is exclusively for SM Advantage and BDO Rewards cardholders.  Me, my mom and my sis went gaga over the promo and got a lot of stuff.  I wish this promo would be back soon!
(crossing my fingers)

For those who want to try out The Body Shop's Shiso White BB cream, you can get it for only Php695 (i think original price is a little over a thousand) if you swap your old bb cream:

Promo ends today, August 9.

To know more about their latest promos and offerings, please like their Facebook page.


It'sMePaolaa! said...
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It'sMePaolaa! said...

Thanks for this Jheng! I immediately downloaded the app! This is very helpful. kudos to TBS! Hope other shops will do the same too! I have too many discount cards in my wallet and I just cant fit everything in.

Unknown said...

yay It'sMePaolaa! It's useful no? and it's another way to show how much we care for our Mother Earth. Let's start saying No to plastics!

Christine Ramirez said...

until when is the "save P200" promo of body shop?

MrsMartinez | said...

Naku my mom pa naman eh gustong gustong mangolekta ng membership card hahaha

She is a long time LYB member, totoo nga madaming discount pag member ka. We got to buy a lot of Olive Oil mist just last weekend kasi sale at 50% off with LYB card. How cool is that?


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