organic beauty products

3 SUMMER BEAUTY UPGRADES

With an imminent house move, I’ve decided to get a jump start on packing by sorting out my extensive beauty collection. In between throwing away out of date tan and leaky shampoo’s I came across a couple of new beauty gems and an old faithful that are perfect for a summer upgrade.

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Orange Blossom Cologne, £85 Jo Malone, Chacha Tint Mango Tinted Lip & Cheek Stain, £24.50 Benefit, Butter Drench Restorative Rich Cream, £32 Bare Minerals

 

5 OF THE BEST VEGAN BEAUTY PRODUCTS

Vegan, natural, organic – they were all words that evoked a picture of hippies, people that lived in trees and wore hessian. But not anymore. Vegan beauty is no longer a taboo subject thanks to the likes of Stella McCartney, Drew Barrymore and Livia Firth – beautiful, successful and influential women who hail the many benefits of chemical-free products (clearer skin, paraben-free, perfect for sensitive skin).

I have always been a beauty junkie but eight years ago I noticed that my skin was becoming tight, dry and irritated. Since working on Natural Health magazine, it’s opened my eyes to the amazing benefits of natural skincare and my complexion has never looked or felt better.

Here are some of my favourite vegan beauty products, without a hint of hessian in sight!…

RAINY DAY BEAUTY BUYS

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When the weather is grey and miserable there’s nothing better than batting down the hatches and catching up on some beauty maintenance. For me, Sunday’s are made for masks, detoxing and minimal make-up after a long week.

Diptyque are are one of my favourite candle brands and give the most beautiful light, homely scent-perfect for relaxing and re-charging the batteries.

Here are some of my favourite products to brighten up my rainy weekend…

Scented Candle in Figuier, £40, DiptyqueFirming Serum, £42.75, Caudalie, Nail Polish in Coquine, £14.50, Nailberry, Miracle Cleanser, £34, Aurelia