A happy and healthy year ahead

A happy and healthy year ahead

Beauty products can make you look great – but they can also help increase your sense of wellbeing and good health 

Staying active, eating a balanced diet and getting plenty of sleep are key factors if you want to be fit and healthy.

The beauty products we use can also play a role in helping us feel good.

Most beauty products give us a lift by pampering or preening – and helping us to look lovely, but some can also help to promote a sense of wellbeing, help us relax or sleep, or ease minor niggles, such as aching muscles.

In the spirit of a healthy 2018, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite products to reinvigorate your senses, encourage you to relax and help make you feel fantastic:

Dermalogica Daily Skin Health Double Cleanse Duo – this brilliant duo lets you experience the Dermalogica Double Cleanse: many professional skin therapists consider this the secret to achieving healthy, ultra-clean skin. For normal and combination skin types, the kit contains Special Cleansing Gel (50ml), a concentrated, soap-free, foaming gel designed to thoroughly remove impurities without disturbing the skin’s natural moisture balance, and PreCleanse Balm (15ml) with a formula that cuts through build-up in just one application, setting the stage for your healthiest skin ever. Whether you use long lasting lipstick, waterproof mascara, eyelash glue or sunscreen, they’re no match for PreCleanse Balm!

Dermalogica Travel Essentials Kit – perfect for on-the-go skin care enthusiasts, this kit contains everything you need for top to toe cleansing – and feeling fabulously refreshed. Suitable for all skin conditions it contains New Daily Cleansing Shampoo (50ml), New Daily Conditioning Rinse (50ml), Conditioning Body Wash (75ml) and Body Hydrating Cream (75ml).

Elemis Calm and Fortitude Wellbeing Duo – this duo of Calm Bath & Shower Elixir and Fortitude Bath & Shower Elixir could really improve your mood: Calm soothes and helps to ease daily stresses, leaving the senses feeling relaxed and tranquil; Fortitude helps to ground you throughout the day and leaves your senses feeling stronger.

Decleor Circulagel Refreshing Leg Gel  – a toning gel to help energise and revive the circulation in tired legs, this toning leg gel is a natural, highly effective treatment. With a refreshing texture it helps reduce the unpleasant effect of “heavy legs” and instantly relieves the skin.

Medik8 Blemish Control Pads – new from Medik8, these soft cotton blemish control pads are an effective all-in-one treatment suitable for sensitive skin. Unlike traditional blemish treatments, they are completely free from alcohol and contain the maximum strength of 2% salicylic acid to unclog pores and exfoliate, improving problematic skin and preventing future breakouts and blackheads.

Murad Clarifying Body Spray – a powerful antibacterial Clarifying Body Spray to purify skin from head to toe, treating and preventing blemishes in hard to reach areas, healing and keeping skin healthy.

HealGel Body – an easily absorbed treatment that works intuitively to gently nourish troublesome areas of skin, HealGel Body nurtures and repairs while helping to retain moisture throughout the day.

Ren Skincare Rose O12 Moisture Defense Oil – this ultra-moisturising oil is formulated to give dry and dehydrated skin a powerful shield to lock in moisture and restore glowing softness, comfort and radiance. It absorbs easily without feeling greasy or sticky and gives skin a feeling of renewal, with a natural healthy glow and added softness and elasticity.

Decleor Stop Breathe Relax – for hydration-drenched skin, this Decleor collection has everything you need to achieve maximum hydration around the clock. Hydra Floral Multi Protection Light Cream (50ml) offers 24hr hydration and protection; Smoothing and Cleansing Mousse (50ml) helps to cleanse, plump and moisturise; and Aromessence Neroli Amara Oil (5ml) gives skin a hit of hydration and a boost of radiance whilst simultaneously soothing the senses.