Treat Yourself this Spring

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In our experience, many women refrain from treating themselves to high-quality cosmetics because they feel guilty or like they shouldn’t be spending money on themselves. However, I think most families would agree that when Mum is happy, the rest of the family is happy too, which means that you should definitely be treating yourself this Spring! Today, we’re taking a look at five of our priciest products, which are worth every penny and would make a good investment to make Mum happy.

Decleor Extreme Brightening Essence – £44

These clever little capsules provide a targeted 30 day treatment to intensively brighten the skin. The essence is a powerful tool against dark spots of hyperpigmentation and contains anti-oxidant properties to actively regulate the skin’s pigmentation process. This may only be a month’s worth of product, but we think you’ll be hooked well before the 30 days is up!

Elemis Cellular Recovery Skin Bliss Capsules – £65

These Cellular Recovery Skin Bliss Capsules come in two varieties, a rose capsule to be applied in the morning and a lavender capsule to use at night. The combination of the two helps to moisturise and nourish the skin. Formulated with the optimum level of anti-oxidants they help improve the visible signs of ageing and replenish moisture lost due to the effects of everyday pollution.

Dermalogica Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF50 – £58.50

This product from Dermalogica is a true multi-functional cream, offering absolute hydration and defence against the internal and external causes of skin ageing. It offers a broad spectrum SPF for excellent protection from the sun’s harmful rays and blends into the skin for a smooth, perfected finish.

Decleor Lift and Firm Day Cream – £56.80

This anti-ageing moisturiser from Decleor comes in two varieties – one for normal skin and one for dry skin. Both provide deep moisturisation and a radiant glow. Key active ingredients include L-PROLINE complex to help reactivate the skin’s firmness, iris essential oil to boost the skin’s elasticity, and high and low molecular weight hyaluronic acids to fill in wrinkles on the surface and deeper down.

Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream – £80

This Marine Cream is popular with so many people, celebrities included, and has been proven to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and reverse the signs of ageing within just 15 days. Elemis consider this their ultimate anti-ageing cream and have included ingredients derived from some of the most powerful marine elements.

Let Pure Beauty look after your hands

Elemis Exotic Frangipani Monoi Hand and Nail Cream

We exposure our hands to external factors such as pollution, UV radiation and harsh washing up chemicals every day, but how often do you actually really give them the TLC they deserve, and need? We know to take care of our complexion and our body, but our hands seem to fall by the way side which is a shame because they are one of the first places to show signs of ageing.

One a day by day basis, when you wash hands use a gentle soap, wash all suds away, dry with a clean towel and moisturiser as often as you can.

Once a week, use a scrub to exfoliate away the dry, rough skin away and invigorate life into your hands once again. To do this wash your hands with lukewarm water, then massage a small amount of scrub over your skin, working in circular motions. Rinse it off with warm water, and apply a moisturising hand cream.

At Pure-Beauty we have some gorgeous creams that can be used every day, and we are sure there will be one that is perfect for you.

The Elemis Exotic Frangipani Monoi Hand and Nail Cream is new to us but are already in love with it. The nourishing cream is delicately scented and thanks to a blend of fantastic ingredients, it offers long-lasting comfort for all skin types. Thanks to the ‘Elemis Promise’ this product contains no parabens, no Sodium Laureth Sulphate, no mineral oils and no artificial colours, which we think is brilliant. Used on a regular basis the cream will soften and sooth your hands and support the delicate moisture barrier that is so often compromised, which we think is a pretty good combo.

For an everyday winner, look no further than the Dermalogica Multivitamin Hand and Nail Treatment. Provitamin B5 has been combined with Algae Extract and Sweet Almond Oil to help heal dry, rough hands and provide a barrier against the environment. Ginkgo Biloba and Grape Seed extracts plus Vitamin E neutralise free radical activity, guarding against further damage. The overall effect means softer hands and stronger nails.

The Elemis Pro-Radiance Hand and Nail Cream has a smooth, luxurious texture and simply melts into the skin. Milk Protein, Avellana Seed oil, Omega 7, Camellia, Virgin Plum and Macadamia lock in moisture. Litsea, Jasmine, Magnolia and Vanilla mean yours will hands not only smell amazing but they will look and feel youthful, radiant and soft to the touch.

If you are looking for a rich, beautifully fragranced hand cream that offers long-lasting, intensive protection, you need the Elemis Jasmine and Rose Hand and Nail Cream in your bag and by your sink. Why does this cream work? Well, argan oil, which is rich in Vitamin E, has been added and this improves moisture retention to leave skin feeling soft and smooth. Abysinnian Oil replaces lost lipids, while Jasmine and White Lotus Flower Milks soften and calm dry, sensitive skin and the results are just outstanding.

Seeing ladies, is believing, so why not get in touch today and we will be only too happy to help.

Team Pure Beauty

Elemis Beauty Oils

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Oils can have many uses in the world of beauty, aiding with everything from rehydration to relaxation and our newest brand, Elemis, has an oil for just about everything. We thought we’d take a look at some of the most popular oils from their ranges to give you an overview of exactly what they can do.

Elemis Cellutox Active Body Oil

Cellulite is a really common problem which affect many women, which is why Elemis developed this oil to combat the problem. It contains sea buckthorn, sea fennel, lemon and juniper essential oils to create a powerful unguent which cleanses and detoxifies the skin, ridding you of cellulite and boosting a sluggish system. It can also help to relieve constipation when applied to the tummy and lower back.

Elemis De-Stress Massage Oil

Massage can be a powerful ally against stress and anxiety and this oil has been specially developed to help soothe your stresses away. It contains fragrant botanical oils such as rosewood, melissa, marjoram, geranium, rosemary, lavender and chamomile which help to soothe your stresses and restore your blissful state of mind. It deeply moisturises the skin for an added bonus!

Elemis Musclease Active Body Oil

Keeping an active body is essential for your health and going to the gym or playing a sport can help with both your physical and mental wellness. However, a heavy day at the gym or on the playing field can leave you aching, so Elemis has developed an oil specifically for soothing tired muscles. It’s comprised of maritime pine, sea buckthorn, sea fennel and rosemary oils and can ease muscle spasms, soothe aching joints and revive you after a lot of activity.

Elemis Nourishing Omega-Rich Cleansing Oil

Oil is excellent for cleansing the face, especially when removing waterproof make-up, and this cleansing oil from Elemis was designed for exactly that. It soothes, softens and lifts impurities whilst maintaining the skins natural barrier. It’s make up of over 90% natural oils and upholds the Elemis promise of no parabens, sodium laureth sulphate, DEA, mineral oil or artificial colours. It’s also great for oily skin, which may seem counterproductive, but believe us, it really works!

Elemis Superfood Facial Oil

Harnessing superfoods for the benefit of your skin doesn’t mean living on a diet of tomatoes and brocolli! This facial oil from Elemis combines oils extracted from various superfoods such as broccoli, flax seed and daikon radish to feed the skin and help to soften and smooth. Lightweight, non-greasy and easily absorbed, this oil will leave your skin balanced with a healthy, radiant glow.

 

Elemis – the new kid on the Pure Beauty block

At Pure Beauty we have been stockists of two great brands, Decleor and Dermalogica, for several years. To add to our portfolio of products, we are delighted to now offer our customers a fabulous range of lotions, potions and so much more from Elemis.

Elemis brings together the power of aromatics, nature and science and because they only use the highest-grade ingredients to create skincare products that really work.  These products are where science meets nature and today we are going to highlight some of our favourites, that will think will become yours too.

Elemis body and bath products are luxurious and can transform your skin from the very first time you use them. A good place to start is the Elemis Frangipani Monoi Shower Cream. This truly luxurious body wash has a gentle, natural lather that cleanses the skin without stripping those delicate, protective surface oils. Rich, exotic Tahitian Monoi oil has been added to Frangipani flowers so the skin is left feeling beautifully soft, supple and delicately scented. Once the good work has started, why not really go for it and use the award-winning Elemis Frangipani Monoi Body Oil to provide superior moisturisation for dry, parched or mature skin.

If you are looking for a nourishing everyday mosituriser that hydrates your skin whilst enveloping the body in a divine fragrance, you need the Elemis Sweet Orchid Body Cream in your life. Scented with oriental orchid, sweet vanilla and refreshing citrus along with Japanese stone orchid and mauve butterfly orchid, after the very first use, your skin will feel hydrated, nourished and soothed.

Summer is on the horizon, so why not get a head start on looking your best and invest in the Elemis Total Glow Bronzing Body Lotion. This luxurious, gradual tan body lotion moisturises whilst building an even, natural looking tan. Anti-oxidant rich Green Tea is mixed with Red Algae extract to ensure long-lasting hydration. Abyssinian and Elderberry Seed oils nourish and condition the skin leaving it feeling soft, velvety smooth and glowing.

For a little luxury on the go, why not pop some Elemis Jasmine and Rose Hand and Nail Cream in your bag? This beautifully fragranced hand cream is rich in nourishing oils and softening flower milks which means from the very first application you will give your skin intensive, long-lasting moisturisation.

As well as looking after your skin, at Pure-Beauty we believe in being kind to you mind too. The Elemis Quiet Mind Temple Balm is a unique blend of essential oils that comes together to help promote harmony, tranquillity and relaxation. Patchouli Essential Oil is uplifting and balancing and promotes feelings of wellbeing while zesty lemon helps enhance positivity. Eucalyptus essential oil has a fresh, clean aroma that helps to clear the mind and focus concentration and organic menthol stimulates areas of tension leaving you feeling relaxed and soothed.

For more information about these, or any of our products, get in touch today and the we will be very happy to help.

Team Pure-Beauty

Combat Redness with Pure Beauty

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There are a whole load of reasons for redness on the face, many of which can be easily combatted by using the right product. Here at Pure Beauty we’ve got a whole arsenal of anti-redness products to choose from so we thought we’d tell you about five of our favourites, to help you redness redness in a trice.

Dermalogica UltraCalming Serum Concentrate

This serum from Dermalogica is designed to  interrupt inflammatory triggers to prevent redness and areas of flushing on the face. It’s highly soothing and moisturising, and can be used on all skin types from oily to normal. It’s also perfect for use after cosmetic procedures on the face is it’s neutral and delicate, helping to calm the skin and aid healing.

Decleor Harmonie Calm Comforting Milky Gel-Cream Mask

Sometimes, sensitive skin can feel tight and uncomfortable and it can be hard to correct with normal products. This mask from Decleor is an intense mask to help soothe and calm feelings of discomfort and sensitivity. It gives the skin a protective barrier whilst intensely nourishing, to give moisture and defend against external irritants which might make redness worse.

Elemis Daily Redness Solution

If redness is an ongoing problem for you, you’ll need a product which you can use every day, like this solution from Elemis. It contains centella asiatica, malt extract and brown algae, which combine to regenerate skin cells and protect them from the breakdown of collagen, as well as reducing the appearance of capillaries on the surface of the skin, which can look unsightly. It contains no parabens, SLS or other nasties which might increase irritation.

Dermalogica Gentle Soothing Booster

Dermalogica Gentle Soothing Booster is a broad-use product which can be used to soothe everything from acne to razor burn and is completely oil-free, which means it won’t make your face greasy. It’s ideally applied before your regular moisturiser to soothe sensitive, delicate skin, while reducing irritation. It balances natural moisture levels, leaving your face free of redness and excess sebum.

Decleor Harmonie Calm Soothing Light Cream

The last thing you want when your skin is feeling sensitised is a thick, heavy product making it feel worse. That’s why Decleor developed this light, soothing cream which helps to nourish and protect the skin from irritants by strengthening its protective barrier whilst feeling completely weightless. It contains lots of natural ingredients, such as  essential milks of cotton and lily, concentrated rose water, cotton lipids, pine and grape polyphenols and extract of green macatia, which combine to leave your skin feeling soft, supple and comfortable.