From the NYTimes:
She said she drew inspiration from women's beauty rituals that she discovered while traveling in developing countries, and lessons that her mother passed on from life during World War II.
"Why waste a container when you can refill it? And why buy more of something than you can use? We behaved as she did in the Second World War, we reused everything, we refilled everything and we recycled all we could," Roddick wrote.
She joked that the Body Shop's trademark green color scheme came about by accident because it was the only color that could cover the mold on the walls of her first shop.
In her honor..please post your favorite Body Shop products in the comments.
I was a fan of her colorings foundation and body butter. The day that they discontinued the foundation was a sad day in this household. This was actually the first beauty product I ever hoarded.