Words: Heather Spencer
A change in season presents the perfect opportunity to switch up your skin care routine, and Spring is certainly no exception. As our skin tends to become drier and more sensitive during the cooler months, now is the time to revamp and revive your product wish list, with our top replenishing beauty buys.
Temple Spa Sugar Buff Smoothing Body Scrub, 185g, £23, www.templespa.com
A Mediterranean inspired, anti-aging sugar scrub, formulated with a luxurious texture, designed to remove dead skin calls and stimulate cell renewal. Infused with olive and grape seed oil, and a relaxing blend of essential oils, this is the ultimate all over body treat.
Skandinavisk SKOG Body Lotion, 450ml, £32, www.skandinavisk.com
Named after the Norwegian and Swedish word for ‘forest’, SKOG, this moisturising hand and body lotion soothes and protects all skin types, whilst beautifully capturing the essence of the vast Scandinavian Boreal forests, with scent notes from pine needles, fir cones, birch soap and lily of the valley
Margaret Dabbs Pure Gold Elixir For Feet, 200ml, £85, margaretdabbs.co.uk
Infused with the finest Colloidal Gold, this elixir is the ultimate luxurious treat for your feet. Enriched with the delightfully fresh fragrance of Bergamot and Petitgrain, this light weight, light reflecting formula contains anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties, leaving your feet feeling restored and unbelievably silky smooth.
MOR Boutique Marshmallow Sugar Body Scrub, 600g, £18.40, www.lookfantastic.com
A deliciously scrumptious body scrub featuring a heavenly sweet scent, with notes of vanilla, Cotton Candy and sugar-dipped Rose Petals. The sugar crystal scrub, infused with natural oils, gives a gentle, yet effective exfoliation, revealing silky smooth and nourished skin.
SVR Xerial Body Lotion, 400ml, £18, www.feelunique.com
Give your skin a 24-hour moisture hit with this smoothing, anti-flaking body lotion. Taken from Xerial’s urea-based skincare range, this intensely comforting formula dramatically hydrates and softens skin, tackling all levels of dryness.
Algenist Genius Liquid Collagen Body Mylk, 230ml, £56, www.cultbeauty.co.uk
A liquid collagen genius in a bottle from Algenist. This super lightweight body milk, formulated with plant derived Vegan Collagen™, contains nutrient rich Algae, which transforms and repairs dry skin, leaving it feeling tighter, supple and wonderfully smooth.
Temple Spa Duvet Comforting Body Cream, 150ml, £29, www.templespa.com
This silky, featherweight formula is designed to wrap the skin with comforting, hydrating and firming ingredients. Rich in omega oils and relaxing essential oils, the advanced aromatic blend helps to calm, soothe and hydrate your skin.
Paw Paw Lip Sugar Scrub & Original Balm, 16g, £8.95, www.lookfantastic.com
A firm celebrity and make-up artist favourite, this handy 2-in-1 stackable pot, consists of a natural lip scrub and replenishing lip balm. Featuring ultra nourishing ingredients, such as Paw paw, Olive Oil and Aloe Vera, combined with a delicious Mango, Orange and Coconut scent, you can expect a super hydrated pout in no time.
Kiehl’s Crème De Corps Soy Milk & Honey Whipping Body Butter, 227g, £37, www.feelunique.com
A luxurious whipped body butter, with a beautifully light, decadent scent, which softens skin with up to 24 hours of hydration. Enriched with Shea Butter and Jojoba Butter, with an infusion of Soy Milk and Honey, this is the ultimate indulgent treat in a jar.
Green People Nurture Body Lotion Perilla & Marshmallow, 150ml, £21 www.greenpeople.co.uk
Enriched with a light natural citrus and floral aroma, this certified organic formula provides nourishing relief to thirsty hands and skin. A light, exotic floral scent, is combined with Organic Perilla, Evening Primrose, Squalane from Olive, Shea butter & Bergamot, for super soft and supple skin.
Evolve Beauty Tropical Blossom Body Polish, 180ml, £22, www.johnlewis.com
This oil-based body polish transforms from natural sugar extracts into a creamy milk. With restorative and anti-oxidant properties, derived from natural Tahitian coconut Monoi, and sweet almond oil, skin is beautifully buffed to smooth perfection.
Bioderma Ultra A Cream Normal to Dry Sensitive Skin, 200ml, £12.50, www.lookfantastic.com
This ultra-nourishing and protecting formula delivers immediate and long last moisturisation. The fragrance free, lightweight cream repairs and strengthens the skin’s barrier, providing soothing and comforting results, for dry and sensitive skin.