Winter is coming, and with changing seasons comes the need to overhaul our beauty regime. The most important beauty trick to remember in the colder months is hydration and that includes from top to toe, and we’ve done a roundup of some of the newest body moisturisers to keep you soft and silky right through this season.
Firstly, Yes To Carrots have released two brand new products jam packed with healthy goodness. The Yes To Cucumbers Hypoallergenic Body Lotion (RRP $14.99) is a dream come true for girls with sensitive skin. The lightweight lotion contains 98% natural ingredients, all gentle and soothing on fussy skin. Organic cucumber helps to cool and refresh the skin, while Aloe Vera and Jojoba Oil help to replenish your skin’s moisture stores. Even better, the lotion smells great – a neutral, fresh and clean scent that is perfect to apply straight out of the shower and subtle enough that you could layer your perfume over it without any worries.
During cold snaps, your hands are always the first to show the signs of wear and tear, which is why the Yes to Carrots’ new nourishing Intense Repair Hand Cream (RRP $14.99) is awesome. Combining soybeans, allantoin and organic carrots, the cream helps to draw moisture to the skin and strengthens your skin’s natural barriers against weather damage. The hand cream does feel a bit greasy when you first apply if, but it does eventually soak into the skin, leaving it feeling softer. This is perfect for Winter hands that can get a bit dry from the weather!
The Yes To ranges are available now at Priceline.
If you need something a little more heavy duty and are more than familiar with the woes of chapped and flaky skin, then you’re bound to love the new lotion from Grown Alchemist. Their Intensive Rosa Damscena, Acai and Pomegranate Body cream is a heavyweight product that will pack a super hydrating punch to your winter blues. The formula is incredibly rich, reminiscent of L’Occitane’s hand creams, and it soaks into the skin effortlessly. We love that the brand prides itself on make skincare healthy with paraben free products made from animal free ingredients, so you can feel good about indulging. The lotion has a very cloying rosy scent, and fans of traditional rose fragrances will love this one, though the scent does fade quite quickly. Available in two sizes, 120ml (RRP $29.95) and 600ml (RRP $59.95).
Grown Alchemist products are available now from David Jones, Myer and your local pharmacy.
Nivea have also just released a heavy duty product with their Irresistibly Smooth Body Souffle (RRP $9.92 ). With extra hydrating Shea Butter, the lotion conditions the skin and prevents moisture from escaping your dehydrated skin. This product is one for those who aren’t fond of heavy fragrances, as like all Nivea products, this has just a refreshing clean smell that layers well with any perfume or spray you’d normally wear. We love its thickness and the way it soaks into the skin, leaving the skin feeling hydrated and soft.
Available from Chemist Warehouse, Priceline and selected pharmacies.
Vani-T have just released a new Body Shampoo (RRP$20.95), a scrumptiously scented body wash. We love that it is sulphate free and packed with organic based ingredients. Ingredients like Kakasu Plum, Macadamia Oil, Coconut Oil, Vitamin E and Aloe Vera will rehydrate and nourish your skin, leaving it feeling revitalised and irresistibly soft. Plus, it smells so good – with a tasty Coconut Pie scent, you’ll bring a little slice of tropical paradise into your shower.
It doesn’t contain parabens, mineral oils, artificial fragrances or petrochemicals, so you can enjoy your shower, knowing that you’re doing what’s best for your skin and the environment. And the best part is that it comes in a sassy, hot pink tube, which will brighten up your stark shower on even the dreariest of mornings.
Available now from www.vani-t.com.
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