Ever wondered what the Content team were using over the Summer months? As fellow natural beauty junkies, we predict the answer is yes! With a large selection of the best organic and natural skincare at (literally) our finger tips, we asked and they answered. For a peek inside our organic beauty favourites #FromtheShopFloor, get the list.
IMELDA BURKE – The most time I spend in the sun is on trips back to New Zealand over Christmas and unsurprisingly I think half my suitcase is filled with products. If I were forced to take only two though (and I hope I’m not any time soon!) these would be my picks. Tata Harper Rejuvenating Serum – This serum is my summertime essential. Since using this on holiday I have noticed quite a dramatic reduction in the pigmentation if I get when caught by the sun. If it’s particularly hot I find I can just use this alone as a moisturiser too. May Lindstrom ‘The Good Stuff’ Radiance Oil – The term body oil is an understatement – it is a heavenly scent and skin treatment in one. The delicious fragrance is a combination of raw cacao, rosa damascena and ylang ylang and it gives the skin a hint of a glow too with a subtle shimmer, making you feel summery when you have just arrived after 30 hours in transit. Instant summer!
ANNIE MATAFONOV – rms beauty Lip & Skin Balm – The Lip & Skin Balm is a multi-use, sweet smelling little jar of miracles for any summer holiday jet-setter. This all natural, certified organic balm can be used in a multitude of ways. I use mine to nourish the lips, moisturise the skin, tame fly-aways, as an eye treatment, or apply it to any area of the body that requires some extra attention. MV Organic Skincare Rose Hydrating Mist – This is never far from reach, especially during the hot summer days. When the temperature rises, a few spritz of this delicately scented mist soothes and hydrates the skin instantly, making you feel calm, refreshed and grounded. Particularly useful as a post-flight pick-me-up.
SHELENAH LAKE – MV Organic Skincare Pure Jojoba Oil – I use this before I jump in the shower to protect my skin from the effects of hot water – especially useful if you suffer from eczema. I also use it to remove my eye make-up and on days when I feel like my skin is about to break out, I’ll use it as a treatment and apply on damp skin as a night oil. I’ll also use it on days when I’m not wearing make-up and skin not feeling at its best. Amala Rejuvenating Hand Cream – I love the smell of this product! It’s great if you have to wash your hands a lot (which I often do on the shop floor) as it gives great protection and is quickly absorbed. A little goes a long way, so great value for money!
ELIZABETH MARCHETTI – Kjaer Weis Cream Foundation – This is my current foundation of choice: I love everything, from the Scandi-minimalist packaging down to the formula and colour-match on my skin. I love how easy it is to apply – I just use my fingers, while for under the eye and any imperfections, I’ll use a brush. It’s a brilliant concealer-foundation hybrid as it provides coverage and a a satin finish, without looking cakey. It looks so natural that my friends always comment that it looks like I have nothing on. Organic magic! Less is More Elderflower Salt Spray – A salt spray for summer is a must for that beachy, wavy mussed-up look! This one comes in a handy travel size formula which I’ve been carrying with me on my trips. As my hair is super fine, I spray some on my hair, tie my hair up in braids or buns and then spray again once I let my hair down. I love the cool and long lasting effect- and the smell is pretty great too. To top it off, I sometimes use the Less is More Angelroot Volume Spray too on roots for extra volume and hold.
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