What’s hot in health right now? Whether it’s the latest piece of fit tech, the best in natural beauty, or the next superfood snack on the block, we’ll give you everything you need to know about the latest products and brands in the health and wellness world. This week’s edition is all about bringing you the gentlest and most nourishing natural skincare products. Some of the brands you’ll find on our opportunity board, others are simply companies our detectives found online. Let’s take a look at what’s trending in the HBC Edit this week.
CosMedix: Purity Detox Scrub
Made in the USA for over fifteen years, CosMedix has been leading the developing of skincare that is plant based, effective yet gentle for even the most sensitive skin. It makes it possible for everyone to gain the effect of a salon grade treatment at home as the formulations are activated to reach beyond’s the skin’s surface. Purity Detox Scrub is a new approach to exfoliation as the particles which help provide resurfacing effect simply melt into the skin, leaving a fresh, smooth complexion that’s instantly brighter. (The active ingredients include Salicylic acid derived from pumpkin seeds.) Naturally a great way to supercharge your home care regime. This is the take home product no serious beauty obsessive can live without. Check out this video to find out more.
Pick it up at: Buy online worldwide and at various spas.
Perfect for… Removing dry and dead skin cells to reveal beautiful, soft and replenished skin
Lush Baby Face Cleanser
Made with softening avocado butter and extra virgin coconut oil , this buttery bar is all you need for baby-soft skin. Fair Trade vanilla absolute and tangerine oil give your face a sweet scent, leaving your skin toned, supple and hydrated. Cleanse away the day’s dirt and oil build-up to reveal your glowing and soft gorgeous skin underneath! What’s more, we love that Lush never test on animals and always make their products by hand. It doesn’t get more ethical than that!
Pick it up at: Available online worldwide.
Perfect for… Giving your skin the TLC it deserves.
Westlab Pure Dead Sea Salt
Suffer from psoriasis, eczema or dry, flaky skin? You’re not alone. It’s estimated that nearly half the population in the UK suffers from dry skin (47%). And if you’re one of them, you’ll know that there really is no ‘one cure for all’; what works for one person won’t necessarily work for another… which can making finding a cure tiresome AND expensive. Dead Sea salt is well known for its healing properties, and especially its ability to alleviate itching and flakiness for even the most extreme eczema sufferers. This inexpensive and scent-less sea salt is the perfect excuse to treat yourself to a relaxing, candlelit bath. Its exfoliating but also protective effect ensures that rough skin is smoothed and moisture is replenished.
Pick it up at: Available worldwide online and in the UK from Boots, Asda & Superdrug
Perfect for… Soothing your dry skin whilst indulging in extreme relaxation
Pai Calming chamomile and rosehip day cream
For super sensitive, rednness-prone skin, this face cream, this face cream may be the answer to your prayers. Using the power of natural ingredients such as chamomile and concentrated rosehip, this cream is formulated to soothe and support even the most sensitive and reactive skin. Packed full of antioxidants and omegas 3 & 6 the cream has a calming effect on irritated skin. Not only this, but this gentle product is free from alcohol, witch hazel, eucalyptus, peppermint, menthol and other common rosacea triggers.
Pick it up at: Available online in the UK & EU
Perfect for… Calming and repairing red, aggravated skin