Just because the bird’s are singing outside and the sun is scorching down on us (how lucky have we been this year so far, by the way?!), it doesn’t mean our skin needs any less pampering than it does in the cold, winter months. If anything, our skin can become really dehydrated in the heat and as a result it becomes dry, damaged and in desperation need of moisture.
So why not take some time out this week and do your skin – and your spirit, a favour?! Whether it’s an evening spent on your own soaking in the tub with the candles lit after a long, hard day at the office, or taking the full weekend to totally de-stress and leave the worries of the weekday behind, here on Lookfantastic, we’ve got just the products you’ll need for some much-needed pamper time.
New to Lookfantastic, the NEOM Luxury Organics Real Luxury Luxury Scented Candle is enough to lull you into the land of nod, thanks to its soothing fragrance of lavender, jasmine and Brazilian rosewood. Made of pure vegetable wax and natural oils, the 420g candle has three wicks, and is designed to burn for up to 50 hours – allowing you plenty of time to unwind and lose yourself in its heady scent. Free from toxins, this gorgeous candle burns clearly and evenly all the way to the bottom and leaves a lasting, calming aroma. Oh god, is it bath time yet?!
Well, as much as we love the sun, it’s not great for our hair. Its harmful UV rays will strip the natural oil from our tresses and leave it dry and brittle, so what better excuse to whip the Moroccanoil Intense Hydrating Mask out, then?! This rich and creamy treatment is designed to deeply hydrate and repair damaged hair from root to tip and works to revitalise your hair, restoring it’s natural radiance and manageability. It’s particularly effective for dry, thick and coarse hair, but can be used on all hair types. We recommend applying a generous amount over towel-dried hair and leaving it on for 5-7 minutes before rinsing out. If the weather’s nice, you could even sit in your garden with a towel wrapped around your head while you wait. It’ll help lock in optimum moisture and penetrate deeper into the hair follicle – go on, who’s gonna’ judge?!
It’s not just your hair that’ll need a little tender loving care. The NEOM Luxury Organics Real Luxury Body and Hand Lotion is perfect for slathering on your skin for a splurge of much needed moisture. Like the NEOM luxury scented candle mentioned above, it shares the same, soothing scent of lavender, jasmine and Brazilian rosewood, put together to wrap your body and mind in a cocoon of calmness and tranquility. Oooo. Formulated with an expert blend of shea butter, argan oil and buckthorn oil, as well as 94% organic ingredients, this luxurious lotion is packed with vitamins and anti-ageing properties designed to protect your skin and boost its maximum beauty potential. What’s more, it’s not a heavy moisturiser, so is suitable for use on the hands and won’t leave them layered with a film of grease.
Ever heard of a pillow for your eyes? Well, now you have! The Hydrea London Bamboo Relaxing Lavender Eye Pillow is made with luxuriously silky soft bamboo fabric and padded with rice and lavender. Acting as a natural compress, this pillow provides gentle weight to help muscles relax and clear your mind. Especially great if you suffer from tension headaches, sinus pressure, stress or eye strain – when heated for 40-50 seconds, the pillow encourages blood circulation, which helps relieve these symptoms. Alternatively, you can pop it into the fridge until it’s cold enough, to help reduce inflammation and refresh tired eyes.
Now with all that dry skin, you’re going to need a body scrub that can work its magic and massage away all those dead skin cells and grime from the day. The NEOM Luxury Organics Real Luxury Body Scrub is definitely the answer. This little skincare gem is formulated with 97% organic ingredients and the scrub has a sugar base that’s infused with safflower oil, jojoba oil and vitamin E, which come together as a moisturising trio to soften and nourish your skin. You’ll be as soft as a baby’s bum in no time!
After a long day spent squished in your shoes, your feet are gonna’ be in desperate need of a little pampering. The Burt’s Bees Peppermint Foot Lotion will literally have your toes tingling with excitement. The peppermint oil and menthol work hard in hand to invigorate your tootsies, whilst parsley leaf oil and witch hazel deodorise and soothe naturally. And it’s not just the soothing tingle that makes this foot lotion so good. Enriched with botanical oils and vitamin E, it works to deeply moisturise dry, cracked feet and eliminate rough patches, leaving them lusciously smooth and refreshed.
As much as the products we put on our hair, our hands, our feet, our legs and everywhere else that needs attention are key for pampering, it’s also important to set the mood of the room you’re relaxing in to gain the ultimate down-time experience. With the NEOM Luxury Organics Reed Diffuser: Real Luxury 2014 (100ml), you can do just that. Blended with a soothing, yet spicy scent of jasmine, lavender and Brazilian rosewood to playfully invigorate your senses, this reed diffuser will help lift your spirits if you’re feeling a little down in the dumps and will give off a balancing effect on the mind and body. The scent lasts for up to 6-8 weeks, so you can enjoy a relaxing atmosphere for longer.
Have you used any of these products to pamper yourself with? If not, you can shop for each product – including their full range on Lookfantastic, with free worldwide delivery and free next day UK delivery when you spend over £50.
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