During our research to find the hottest trends and coolest products, we come across up-and-coming brands and products we love that we just have to share with you!

Some of the brands below you’ll find involved with the Health Blog Awards on 21st September, others are simply products our team have tried, tested and loved.

Let’s take a look at what’s trending in the HBC Recommended Edit this week.

‘Pack Your Bags’ Eye Cream, Laidbare

The wonder of buckwheat instantly reduces puffiness and dark circles for a fresh youthful look. With ingredients like hydrating mango butter, rejuvenating green tea, and nourishing buckwheat wax, you’ll be saying goodbye to tired looking eyes and Hello Me! All ingredients are 100% naturally derived and gentle on the delicate under eye skin.

Perfect for: Saying goodbye to tired, red and puffy eyes!
Pick it up at: Available online from Laidbare or in store at Holland & Barrett

SHO Water Bottle

We’re big fans of eco-friendly reusable water bottles that are both fashionable and functional. The water bottles from SHO are designed to keep your drink hot for 12 hours or cold for 24 hours, so whether you want green tea on the go or a refreshing lemon water at work, the double walled vacuum technology has you covered. What’s more, the SHO water bottle comes with a lifetime guarantee – any problem, they’ll fix it. And if you’re still not convinced, 10% of all SHO profits are donated to Mary’s Meals, a fantastic charity who are striving to feed and educate children who lack even the most basic things. Sustainable, conscious living at its finest.

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Perfect for: Reducing plastic bottle waste,
Pick it up at: Available to buy online

Cleansing Nectar, Fig + Yarrow

Cleansing Nectar is a botanically-rich and nutrient-dense washless cleanser/toner ideal for gentle exfoliation, drawing of impurities and optimal pH maintenance for overall skin health and appearance. With soothing lavender hydrosol, invigorating dead sea salt, nutrient rich apple cider vinegar and organic active manuka honey, this natural cleanser is beneficial to problematic and sun-damaged skin. On top of this, the cleanser contains healing calendula, exfoliating willow bark and anti-oxidant rich green tea all designed to brighten, balance and stimulate skin regeneration.

Perfect for: Nourishing your skin with gentle, natural ingredients.
Pick it up at: Available to buy online worldwide.

Hunch by Bernadette Jiwa

In a world where the smallest insight can spark a breakthrough idea, intuition is more valuable than ever. Where will your next big idea come from? Analysing hard data? A corporate brainstorming session? Customer focus groups? Or closer to home?   Successful people don’t wait for proof that their idea will work. They learn to trust their gut and go. This book from Bernadette Jiwa teaches you how to listen to your intuition, tap into creativity and follow your unique path.

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Perfect for: Igniting the fire that’s already inside you.
Pick it up at: Available to buy on Amazon.