Anti-oxidant for your skin
A brand new innovation from Trilogy, creators of the original Certified Organic Rosehip Oil the NEW Rosehip Oil Antioxidant+ is a 100 per cent natural, high-performance skincare product that uses red berry plus super antioxidants to repair skin as well as offer enhanced protection.
This unique and advanced formulation is trademarked Rosapene™ and represents a new level of innovation for natural skincare. Potent super antioxidants Lycopene from Tomato and Phytosterol from Acai help protect from premature ageing caused by environmental free radical damage. Nourishing Essential Fatty Acids (omegas 3 and 6) from Cranberry and Rosehip moisturise and renew. Mineral and vitamin rich Oat extract provides a soothing and luxurious feel that glides on the skin.
Rosehip Oil Antioxidant+ (£26) is the ‘everything-your-skin-needs’ beauty oil, helping to repair yesterday’s damage and protect from tomorrow’s. Good price too. Trilogy is available from trilogyproducts.co.uk, Lovelula.com, plus selected John Lewis, Whole Foods Market.
Beauty award for a yummymummybeauty favourite
Weleda was thrilled to pick up a prestigious CEW Eco Beauty Award for the Pomegranate Firming Facial Care range.
This award recognises a beauty product or product line that has most significantly moved towards the goal of true sustainability.
To ensure no ‘greenwashing’, this particular award was independently judged on science-based sustainability principles which are promoted by The Natural Step, an international non-profit organisation dedicated to sustainable development.
Brands needed to demonstrate their effort, achievement and commitment in four specific steps towards true sustainability.
So well done to this fabulous brand. We’re fans – but it’s nice to know we know a winner when we see it.
Don’t get a tanning – soothe skin for summer
We all know that sun damage is the biggest cause of premature ageing… But in a recent survey by sensitive skin experts Eau Thermale Avène, 55 per cent of us in the UK admit to suffering with sun damaged skin, with 54 per cent agreeing that this has an impact on their psychological well-being and 30 per cent recognising that pigmentation makes us look older or less attractive.
To prevent premature ageing and pigmentation Cosmetic dermatologist, Dr. Sam Bunting, says: “Sun avoidance is crucial; a diet rich in antioxidants may also be beneficial, as is applying topical antioxidants.”
Check out some of these for keeping you wrinkle free
Very High Protection SPF 50+ Emulsion (£15, 50ml Boots)
Ideal for those looking for high protection, this non-greasy formula is suitable for face and body application. This light and readily absorbed formula contains oil regulating Cucurbita pepo extract to give normal to combination skin a matte finish.
Paraben-free, hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic, the Eau Thermale Avène Hydrance Optimale UV SPF20 moisturisers (£14.50, 40ml Boots) are perfect for dealing with the aggressions of everyday life. They offer SPF 20 protection against damaging UV rays (without leaving chalky white marks on the skin) and Pre-tocopheryl which lends an anti-radical action and shields skin from the environment’s harmful effects, e.g. pollution, cold and stress.