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Smoothe Skin For Summer

Getting skin ready for summer can be a big job after living under layers for months. A tip is to invest in a good moisturiser as some tend to just sit on skin, and although they may smell nice, they're not necessarily giving skin the hydration it needs. For extra rough parts, or maybe for a big dose of hydration on a pampering Sunday, try Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula in Original Solid Formula, £3.65 (Boots). This is the most intensely hydrating solid balm you'll come across. With the ...

The Secret To A Restful Sleep …

As big fans of anything that helps give us a decent sleep, we're always on the lookout for good value products with all the right ingredients. This delicious Lavender Sleep Therapy Pillow Spray from Dr Organic, £7.99 (Holland & Barrett) has everything the more expensive versions contain, and works a treat. Lavender oil is combined with a blend of natural oils including ylang ylang, vetiver, patchouli, bergamot and Arabian Jasmine for a scent that lulls the body into a relaxing, sleepy ...

Soothe Itchy Skin

Dealing with sensitive, itchy or irritated skin can cost a fortune, as you often have to try all sorts of different lotions and potions to find the right one. We can cut out all that expense and effort by recommending Aveeno, especially the new Dermaxa range, specifically for dry, itchy skin. And all products are The range includes Colloidal Oatmeal along with a formula that soothes, protects and restores irritated skin. We love the Daily Emollient Body Wash, £9.99, which does the job of ...

Be Kind To Your Body …

We spend a lot of time, money and energy on our faces, cleansing, moisturising, keeping it hydrated and protecting it against ageing. Often, however, our body can come a poor second in terms of attention and effort - but the body also shows ageing, and neglect. The new bargain Neutrogena Hydro Boost Body range features hyaluronic acid, which is included in lots of facial skincare to help lock in hydration. With super-light formulas, the whole range is a pleasure to use and makes skin feel ...

Beautiful Gift For Mums

Mother's Day should be all about pampering these important ladies, and this gorgeous gift from Sanctuary Spa is a perfect gift at a great bargain price. With Love, £20 (Boots) is encased in a reusable glass jar and contains six generous products. Body Wash, Body Scrub, Foaming Bath Soak, Wet Skin Moisture Miracle, Hand Cream and 5 Minute Thermal Detox Mask cover all areas, and would give mum a few special pampering days. Even better, book an at-home spa day with mum and do the pampering for ...

Wake Up To Springtime!

It's about time we had some brightness in our lives, and this lovely bargain box of Bathing Flowers from Heathcote & Ivory, £10 (heathcote-ivory.com) is just what we need. In a new fragrance combination of Neroli and Lime Leaves, it shouts spring - and even, whisper it, a little glimmer of summer. Bathing flowers are fantastic value - you only need a few petals, not even a full flower, to have a relaxing, scented bath. And this bright, zesty scent will have you springing into life. ...

One Oil That Does It All

We're all for cutting down on the number of products that it takes to get you through an ordinary day. Yes, absolutely have some treats for weekends or getting ready to go out, but on a daily basis most of us are in too much of a hurry to use much of what we buy. Take this new Cocoa Butter Wonder Oil from Dr Organic, £11.99 (Holland & Barrett). It smells of chocolate - so that's the sugar craving box ticked - and can be used on the face, body and hair. And you only need a tiny amount to ...

Keep Festive Skin Clear and Bright …

Skin can become dull, grey and tired-looking at this time of year, with too much food and drink and not enough sleep and fresh air. Our advice is to keep skin as clean and moisturised as possible. And you can get a healthy glow for a bargain price with this new Tea Tree & Aloe Vera collection from Tisserand. There are six products in the range, all under £7, so you can buy a couple to try. We love this All Over Skin Wash, £6.80 (tisserand.com) which can be used on the face and body ...

Get A Rosy Golden Glow …

We need all the help we can get at this time of year when it comes to a healthy glow. Skin doesn't naturally glisten and glow in the depths of winter, so anything that helps make us look more radiant is definitely welcome. However, sometimes golden can mean more orange than sunkissed, so if you have fair skin, take care with instant glow products. We've found this perfect bargain skin enhancer from Cocoa Brown. Rose Gold Goddess Shimmering Dry Body Oil, £8.95 (cloud10beauty.com) has pinky ...

The Ultimate Skin-Smoother

At least 40 per cent of us suffer from Keratosis Pilaris, a dry skin condition that makes the skin on arms, legs, buttocks and the face lumpy and bumpy and very difficult to smoothe. Palmer's has come up with a brilliant solution. Smoothing Lotion, £4.49 (Boots) should make a big difference in four to six weeks of use, smoothing, nourishing and hydrating skin. Cold weather often makes the condition worse, but by using this bargain treatment, skin will look and feel much better. And, like ...

Magical Hand Gel

Who doesn't love sparkles and unicorns? We certainly do. And this new Unicorn Hand Gel by Merci Handy, £2.90 (merci-handy.co.uk) is sure to bring a smile to your face. Made with unicorn tears of laughter (!) and with a label made from real stardust, this appeals to the little girl in all of us. And it's actually useful - small enough to fit into a handbag or a pocket, it'll help keep winter germs at bay, while looking fab when you pull it out to use in public.

Wake Up And Smell The Coffee …

Coffee scrubs are a big buzz in beauty right now, with the grains replacing harmful microbeads as the best way to scrub away dead skin cells. But, like anything that's new and novel, coffee scrubs can be expensive - which is why we're loving this Optiat Mouthwatering Mandarin Feel Great Coffee Scrub, a bargain £6.99 (optiat.co.uk). In a squeezy tube for easy access - rather than scooping mounds out a of jar in the shower than then gets filled with water - it uses Arabica coffee beans as ...

Bring On The Bling!

Okay, it might not be the daytime look you're used to, but doesn't this blingy freckle look bring a smile to your face?! There's nothing wrong with a little sparkle from time to time, and this is the way to do it. Lottie London Festival Gems, £3.99 per packet (Superdrug) come in all sorts of different designs and styles, and they can be used to create a sparkle tattoo, a little glittery face art or even a sparkly hair parting. Go on, treat yourself!

Soothe Post-Summer Skin

What we need now we're edging into autumn is lots of comfort skincare, a bit like comfort eating, but a lot better for you. Products that hydrate, brighten and soften skin are most welcome after a summer of exposing parts of ourselves that won't see the light of day again for months. We love this Odylique Aloe Vera Body Wash, £9 (odylique.co.uk), a soothing combination of aloe vera juice, extra virgin olive oil and calendula that works to ease skin irritations and get deep into skin to ...

Fine Oils For Bargain Prices

If you're a fan of essential oils and glorious scents, you'll find the new body lotions from Tisserand a real treat. Three new scents join the already lovely collection - and at just £10.95 (tisserand.com), they're quality at a great price. Choose from Lavender & White Mint, Neroli & Sandalwood or Rose & Geranium Leaf, all of which are packed full of oils and botanical extracts. They smell amazing, and are 100 per cent natural, so they won't irritate sensitive skin. And as a ...