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Gentle Eye Cream

Gentle eye cream with chamomile, limeflower and cornflower

Sparkling eyes show health, interest and perhaps a little mischievousness Ideally, eyes should be shining, happy – it’s bright, twinkly eyes that fascinate and captivate us. How often, instead do we find ourselves managing with cloudy, reddened, puffy eyes and bags or shadows? The strains and stresses of every day, especially staring at computer screens and…

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Deodorant: Time for a pit stop?

Cool approach to deodorant Have you considered taking the opportunity of this period of cool weather to make the change to a natural deodorant? Changing your deodorant – a relied-upon, daily weapon – is a BIG deal. Even if you’re fairly prolific about the choice of brand on the stick/spray/roller that you use, it’s another…

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What’s in a deodorant?

The freshest start to the day: Face the Day Cream

We rely on our deodorant to keep us fresh and smelling good morning to night. So we gravitate towards the tried-and-tested formulas available in sticks and bottles on the shelf. We want something we can trust. These bottles that have been around for decades are getting a rethink. We’re now not so sure we can…

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Oats so Simple Cleanser

A simple cleanser made with just two ingredients. Easy to use, easy to make. No packaging required. Just make it in the palm of your hand. From Field Fresh Skincare in the book Vital Skincare by Laura Pardoe

When we’re seeking #zerowaste, what could be better than a cleanser that’s so simple you can blend it in the palm of your hand. And there are benefits beyond no packaging … Fresh is simple Making your skincare as you need it means you can focus on the fresh ingredients. No need to supplement with…

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No packaging skincare is in your hands

No packaging skincare is in your hands

Persistent packaging Packaging has been used for as long as humans have wanted to transport goods and exchange between ourselves. Throughout history we can tell where different peoples have been by the packaging they left behind: think of the amphora that crop up all over the ancient territory of the Roman Empire, remember how the curvaceous…

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Wake up to Face the Day Cream

Field Fresh Skincare Face the Day Cream

Face the Day fans We know that Marshmallow Dream Cream has the accolade of ‘best facial moisturiser’ (Janey Loves awards, 2017) but its sister cream – Face the Day Cream – has a growing fan base. Happy Face the Day Cream fans include those with dry skin, oily skin, ageing skin and acne sufferers who’ve…

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Why I followed food trends to lead skincare innovation

Crystal ball

Food trends and Skin food The lines between what we eat and the products we use to look after our skin are definitely blurring. The concept of nourishing your skin from the inside by eating the right foods is much in vogue. And the counter can be true too, that using the right skincare products can…

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Why have sales of hyaluronic acid products increased by 94%?

Moisturise your skin

In their annual report on ‘How we shop, live and look’ John Lewis reported this year that sales of products with hyaluronic acid, were up 94%. They call it  ‘this year’s miracle ingredient’, so what exactly is hyaluronic acid? and why is it so popular? Well, it’s commonly known as ‘the fountain of youth’ so…

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Herbal Body Scrub

Herbal Body Scrub

Bathtime relaxation Here’s how to create a jar full of loveliness to destress, ease and delight. Make it for a special friend, or as a gift to yourself. This is so simple to make, but requires a little forethought in macerating the herbs to create your own blend herbal oil. It’s an especially thoughtful gift…

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