Travel Essentials from Dermalogica

Dermalogica Travel Essentials KitSometimes, the whole process of going on holiday can feel so stressful that it almost seems we need another holiday in order to recover from travelling in the first place! From the logistics of getting it all booked and paid for to actually packing and mobilising the whole family, holidays can be a bit overwhelming to say the least.

One thing that you can be thankful for is that Dermalogica has taken the stress out of one element by creating a Travel Essentials pack, which contains travel sized bottles of some of your favourite products from their range so that you can just chuck it in your suitcase and worry about something else. Here’s a rundown of exactly what’s inside:

Dermalogica Conditioning Body Wash

Keeping your body clean after days spend in the sun, by a pool or on the beach, is really important which is why first-up, Dermalogica has included this conditioning body wash. It contains a mix of scented botanicals which combine to help you unwind, whilst also moisturising and protecting the skin. It’s enriched with vitamins which leave the skin smooth and supple, just right for more time spent in swimwear!

Dermalogica Body Hydrating Cream

Keeping your skin well-hydrated is also vital whilst on holiday as the sun, sea, chlorine and excessive alcohol consumption can all leave your skin totally parched. This moisturiser is designed for use on the body and will help smooth away dull, rough surface debris to re-texturise and soften skin. It is suitable for all skin types and compliments the Conditioning Body Wash perfectly.

Dermalogica Daily Cleansing Shampoo

Holidays are probably the only time of the year when we wash our hair almost every single day! After spending days at the pool or beach, we usually want to wash our hair before an evening of eating and entertainment, so a shampoo which is designed for daily use is imperative if we don’t want to look like we have a head made of straw! This shampoo from Dermalogica’s range is perfect for this.

Dermalogica Daily Conditioning Rinse

By the same token, conditioning our hair every day is usually a big no-no, too, so opting for something like this daily rinse is ideal. It gives a light conditioning which restores softness and shine for vibrantly-healthy hair. It can be used daily without feeling heavy and will help your hair to recover from the harshness of pool or sea water.

Summer skincare from Dermalogica

Dermalogica Dynamic Skin Recovery

As summer approaches, as well as sorting out your vest tops and flip-flops, this also the ideal time to reassess your beauty regime.

Yes, you can keep your smoky eyes, nude lips and dry shampoo in the bathroom cabinet, but as the sun rises high and the pollution levels increase, it is worth taking note of what you put on your skin and how you look after it.

Dermalogica offer a fantastic range of products for all year round skin care and some really come into their own as the temperatures rise and bare shoulders come out.

First things first and you need to start and end the day with totally clean, clear skin and for this we recommend the Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel. Perfect for all skin types, this is a soap-free, foaming gel that removes impurities without disturbing the skin’s natural moisture balance. Used morning and night, natural Quillaja Saponaria gently foams away toxins and deep-cleanses debris while calming agents purify and sooth the skin.

With your skin clean, using a toner won’t dry it out (as many people think) but instead offer additional hydration. Perfect for the summer, Dermalogica Antioxidant HydraMist improves skin texture as well as bringing dry, dehydrated skin back to life. White Tea, Licorice and Vitamin E fight damaging free radicals and rose and clove extracts comfort and refresh skin. You can use this morning and night, and can apply anytime of the day for added benefits.

You have a great base, so next up is to moisturise and in the summer you need UV protection that really works. We love Dermalogica Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF50 because not only does it keep skin hydrated but keeps it safe thanks to an added SPF30. A clever, patented polypeptide has been blended with Glucosamine and Soy which stimulates the production of collagen and helps prevent ageing. White Tea, Vitamin C, Yeast Extract and Phytoestrogens have all been added into the mix so you have a cream that leaves you with incredibly soft, non-sticky skin that is safe from the sun and the perfect base for  make-up.

Speaking of make-up, over the warmer summer months, it can be great to let your skin breath and switching from a heady foundation to something more lightweight can be the perfect answer. The Dermalogica Sheer Tint SPF20 is a beautiful lightly-tinted product that gives you just right amount of colour for summer. Light-diffusing iron oxides provide translucent colour and broad spectrum sunscreen offers added protection against UV rays. Hydrolyzed Pearl amino acids, hydrating Hyaluronic Acid and Walnut Seed extracts all help improve the texture of your skin as well as easing fine lines. This product comes in light, medium and dark and because it is fragrance free, it is perfect for all skin types.

If you feel like your skin needs an added boost you can bring a masque into the mix. New to the Dermalofica family of products, is the Charcoal Rescue Masque. This lush all-in-one treatment detoxifies, brightens and invigorates tired, lacklustre and dull skin, leaving you with a soft, dewy complexion.

If your skin still feels parched, we recommend trying the Dermalogica Skin Hydrating Booster. This super-saturated fluid revitalises parched skin and minimises fine lines thanks to a blend of Hyaluronic Acid, Panthenol, Glycolipids and Algae Extract.

Want to know more? Get in touch today and the team will be more than happy to help.

Team Pure-Beauty

Product Focus: Dermalogica Stress Positive Eye Lift

One of the largest contributor to the signs of ageing across a lifetime is stress. It’s one of those things which most people have to deal with at some point or another during their lives and although some of us are equipped to deal with it better than others, it can have an effect on all of us both mentally and physiologically. Because of this, Dermalogica has developed a product which is designed to specifically target the tell-tale physical markers for stress and we thought we’d give you a thorough rundown of the product and its powers. Here’s everything you need to know about Dermalogica Stress Positive Eye Lift:

What does it do?

As we said above, this is a product which targets the signs of stress around the eyes. To be more specific, it reduces dark circles which are usually a knock-on effect of a lack of sleep, a common effect of stress. It also reduces puffiness which can be caused by tiredness or crying and firms the skin, lifting the whole area for a younger, rejuvenated appearance, reversing the signs of ageing.

What’s in it?

This is a real-life magic potion, containing a whole load of powerful ingredients! Wild indigo seed extract brightens skin and increases luminosity, while purified sea water and arctic algae bolster the skins natural defences, protecting against free radicals and environmental stressors. Hyaluronic acid and fermented yeast work together to ensure the highest levels of rehydration possible and diglucosyl gallic acid converts into trihydroxy benzoic acid which has 4 times the antioxidant power of vitamin C!

Who’s it designed for?

Anyone who feels that stress is having an impact on their face in terms of puffiness, dark circles, fine lines and general lack of luminosity. Usually bought by clients over 40 with dryer skin, but it can be used on most skin types.

How do I use it?

How often you use this product depends very much on how often you feel you need it. It can be used occasionally when a quick boost is needed, such as before an evening out, or every day as a part of your daily routine. The tube has a special applicator which allows you to smooth the product directly onto the delicate eye area, where the cream needs to sit for at least 3-5 minutes, before the remaining cream is massaged completely into the skin.

Feed your face at Pure Beauty


Ever wake up in the morning and feel that you skin just hasn’t recovered from the day before?

The long, cold winter months, air conditioning, heating and pollution as well as stress, eating on the go and not drinking enough water, can all lead to our complexions suffering and being, well, thirsty.

Don’t fear, Pure Beauty is here to help save the day.

We stock a range of world-class products from Decleor, Dermalogica and Elemis that can transform your skin and leave it feel super soft and pampered, come rain or shine.

If your skin needs to be detoxified, brightened and invigorated, then you need to give the new Dermalogica Charcoal Rescue Masque, a try. This revolutionary, fast acting, easy to apply, and remove, product is the perfect way to rescue tired, dull skin that needs a little TLC. The gentle, but effective, solution is suitable for all skin conditions and you will see softer, smoother skin from your first try.

Elemis Cellular Recovery Skin Bliss Capsules are the perfect way to ease the first, visible signs of ageing and proactively deal with the damaging effects of pollution. Moringa Oil, rose and lavender have been blended together to not only heal and repair the skin, leaving it softer than ever, but the botanical mix also stimulates feel good endorphins. You simply smooth the contents of one pink capsule (rose) in the morning and a green capsule (lavender) at night into your skin and before long it will feel refreshed and full of life once again.

Decleor Lift and Brighten Peeling Gel takes just five minutes to get to work smoothing and firming your skin. This pro level scrub is free from abrasive grains and thanks to fruit AHAs your skin is soothed and the texture is refined. An extra boost of cell renewal comes from protective Iris Essential Oil and the Elemis ‘L-PROLINE’ complex stimulates elasticity so that a twice weekly application will leave your skin soft, supple and happier than ever.

Padina Pavonica is proven to help strengthen the protective layer of the epidermis, leaving skin looking younger and smoother, which is why we love the Elemis Pro-Collagen Quartz Lift Serum.  Packed with Rhodochrosite, Quartz and Argan oil, this super serum tightens the skin while Methylsilanol Manurronate, an organic derivative of seaweed, firms and strengthens, smoothing away fine lines. Just two pumps are all you need to start seeing a “face lifting” effect we think you will love.

One of our all-time favourite products at Pure Beauty is the Dermalogica Multivitamin Power Serum. A classy cocktail of vitamins and peptides have been blended and suspended in a soft sunflower butter and this is the perfect antidote to dry, prematurely-ageing skin. On application, after moisturing, Vitamins A, C and E penetrate the skin and work to smooth fine lines and age spots as well as stimulating collagen formation. Clever, no? The serum also boosts the elasticity levels that decrease with age and the result is a dewy complexion and years shaved off your age.

Finally, we have to tell you about the Elemis Hydra-Boost Sensitive Day Cream which is perfect for skin that is feeling a little out of sorts. This is an easy to use, anti-oxidant rich, fragrance-free day cream that provides hydration for sensitive skin. It works because Hyaluronic Acid locks in moisture, whilst extracts of Mirabilis Jalapa, (aka the marvel of Peru) and Orange Blossom milk ensure the skin is soothed, moisturised and balanced.

Want to know more about these products and of they could work for you?

Get in touch today and we would love to tell you more.

Team Pure Beauty

Revive Your Skin with Pure Beauty

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Even if you have what seems like a good skincare routine, it can be easy to get stuck in a rut with the same old products, which can sometimes leave your skin looking a little lacklustre. Sometimes it can do us good to change things up a little in order to keep our skin on its proverbial toes, so using products with reviving properties can really help. Today, we’re looking at our best restorative products to give you some inspiration on how to get your skin back to its best.

Elemis Anti Ageing Time Defence Eye Reviver

The eyes are a really common area for needing a reviving product as they can often succumb to dark circles and puffiness. This eye reviver from Elemis is super-lightweight and so won’t feel heavy on the delicate eye area and is clinically proven to reduce the depth of wrinkles by up to 37%. This formula will tighten, firm and hydrate the area – oh , and did we mention that it’s made for men?!

Elemis Lip Revive

Lips are an area of the face which often get forgotten because they’re buried under lipstick, but they’re also one of the first places to show signs of neglect! Lips can become dry and flaky if not cared for properly and poor hydration will exacerbate the appearance of any fine lines around the mouth. This lip revive from Elemis is designed to rehydrate the lips giving a more nourished appearance while the nourishing white bees wax base, rich in vitamins is blended with Peppermint to cool and smooth.

Decleor Double Radiance Scrub

Exfoliators are an incredible method of reviving the skin because often, although you may cleanse and tone daily, the products you use might not be enough to really slough away the top layer of skin cells which die and look dull. Using this scrub will reveal the new layer of skin beneath, leaving your skin looking restored immediately after use.

Dermalogica All Over Toner

Spot-prone skin can feel as though it’s being weighed down under excess sebum and you need a product which can break through that layer and revive the skin beneath. This spritzing toner from Dermalogica is specifically designed for teens and young people with acneic skin and can be used throughout the day as a refreshing and purifying spritzing toner to keep the face feeling fresh. As well as refreshing the face and cooling areas of irritation, it will also help to kill the bacteria responsible for breakouts.

Dermalogica Skin Refining Masque

Possibly one of our favourite ways to revive our skin is to treat it to a masque treatment. This masque from Dermalogica is perfect for skin with an excess sebum problem and is designed to remove excess oils and impurities from the skin while providing a natural deep cleanse. Taking time out to apply a masque and let it sit on the skin is good for the mind too, and by the time you wash it off you should have a clearer head and fresher skin!