Grooming

Super Natural

So you know that you should go organic with your food, but what about your skincare? With more and more focus on natural ingredients being used throughout the beauty industry, I thought I’d curate a list of my favourite products – all of which harness the power of nature to help your grooming regime pack a punch. After all, Mother (nature) knows best.

 

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Kiehl’s Olive Fruit Oil Nourishing Shampoo – Contains avocado oil, lemon extract and olive fruit oil to gently cleanse, moisturise and fortify hair. Available from Space NK priced £16/250ml

Aesop Classic Conditioner – With cedar bark, lavender stem, bergamot, mint and juniper berry to soften, hydrate and nourish your hair without weighing it down. Available from Mr Porter priced £33/500ml

Aveda Light Elements Texturizing Creme – Provides flexible all-day hold and protects hair from UV damage with extracts of Amur corktree, barley, organic beeswax, jojoba, soy, rice bran, bamboo and certified organic mandarin, ginger and Australian sandalwood. Available from Aveda priced £21/75ml

 

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Eve Lom Morning Time Cleanser – This cleanser is a daily essential. Formulated with a signature blend of chamomile, clove, hops and eucalyptus oils to drain away toxins and papaya enzymes to exfoliate and brighten. Available from Mankind priced £40/125ml

Jurlique Clarifying Deep Cleansing Gel – With extracts of jojoba, soybean, willow bark, peppermint, lavender, rosemary, nettle and Witch Hazel to exfoliate, hydrate, rebalance and replenish skin. Available from Jurlique priced £20/100ml

L’Occitane Angelica Cleansing Gel – Contains the organic essential oil of the angelica plant, for perfectly clean and hydrated skin. Available from L’Occitane priced £18/200ml

 

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Tom Ford Neroli Portofino Shower Gel – Includes a blend of olive fruit oil, grape seed oil and date seed extract and gently scented with Tunisian neroli, Italian bergamot, sicilian lemon, winter yellow mandarin, lavender, orange flower, rosemary and amber. Available from John Lewis priced £42/250ml

Molton Brown Eucalyptus Body Polisher –  A rejuvenating and stimulating exfoliator with eucalyptus leaf oil, mint, cedarwood oil and musk. Available from Molton Brown priced £34/275g

Aesop Coriander Seed Body Cleanser – With extracts of coriander seeds, sea salt and black pepper. Available from Mr Porter priced £33/500ml

 

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Caudalíe Beauty Elixir – A long-standing favourite of mine and Victoria Beckham’s (apparently), this facial mist contains extracts of grape, orange blossom, rose and organic balm mint. Perfect for long-haul flights to revive dull and tired skin. Available from Space NK priced £32/100ml

Neal’s Yard Nourishing Orange Flower Toner – This fragrant toner uses Neroli oil, distilled from the blossom of the bitter orange tree, to tone and clarify skin. Available from Neal’s Yard priced £16/200ml

Aveda Botanical Kinetics Toning Mist – With white oak, witch hazel and peppermint to help tone, balance and replenish moisture. Available from Aveda priced £18/150ml

 

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Liz Earle Superskin Eye Cream – Contains a blend of rosehip, borage and cranberry seed oils, plus extracts of pomegranate, green tea, paracress and alfalfa. Available from Boots priced £35/15ml

Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment – With avocado oil to provide intense hydration to the eye area. Available from Space NK priced £20/14ml

Origins Plantscription Anti-Aging Eye Treatment – Contains extracts of the potent Anogeissus plant to help visibly repair the major signs of eye ageing. Available from Origins priced £38/15ml

 

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Rodial Stemcell Super-Food Day Cream – Contains a blend of rose hip seed oil, goji berry, wheat germ oil and pomegranate extract to nourish and hydrate skin. Available from Rodial priced £49/50ml

Origins A Perfect World Antioxidant Moisturizer  – Another long-standing favourite of mine, this moisturiser contains extracts of orange, bergamot and spearmint, and harnesses the protective powers of white tea to help maintain skin’s youth and defend it from environmental damage. Available from Origins priced £36/50ml

Acqua di Parma Italian Resort Revitalising Face Cream – Contains the unique Mediterranean Re-Activating Complex with a precious natural elixir obtained from the Sicilian Maritime Pine, to counter the signs of aging and restore youth and radiance. Available from Space NK priced £77/50ml

 

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Clarins Blue Orchid Face Treatment Oil – 100% pure plant extracts, containing rosewood, patchouli and blue orchid hazelnut oil. Available from House of Fraser priced £33/30ml

Origins Plantscription Youth-Renewing Face Oil – This face oil is fortified with twenty precious oils including argan, almond, sunflower, rose and raspberry oils, plus Anogeissus extract. Available from Origins £39/30ml

The Body Shop Oils of Life Revitalising Facial Oil – Made from 99% oils of natural origin including black cumin seed oil, camellia seed oil and rosehip seed oil to instantly replenish moisture and revive radiance. Available from The Body Shop priced £28/30ml

 

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Aesop Geranium Leaf Body Balm – A refreshingly scented balm with a blend of geranium leaf, citrus and nut oil extracts to hydrate and nourish skin. Available from Mr Porter priced £69/500ml

Burt’s Bees Richly Replenishing Body Lotion – With softening Cocoa and Cupuaçu butters and nourishing sunflower and olive oils, this 99% natural moisturiser leaves skin soft, smooth and healthy. Available from Boots priced £9.99/170g

Molton Brown Japanese Orange Nourishing Body Lotion – Contains extracts of Japanese orange, bergamot, patchouli, spicy cumin, caraway and yuzu. Available from Molton Brown priced £25/300ml

 

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Origins By All Greens Foaming Deep Cleansing Mask – This clay mask is rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and contains extracts of spirulina, spinach, green tea, coconut and kaolin clay to detoxify skin. Available from Origins priced £32/70ml

Sisley Black Rose Cream Mask – Rich in active anti-ageing ingredients, vitamins and plant extracts, including black rose and magnolia, this creamy mask leaves skin looking youthful and energized. Available from John Lewis priced £85.95/60ml

REN Glycolactic Radiance Renewal Mask – A blend of glycolic, lactic, citric and tartaric acids, sourced from extracts of pineapple, passion fruit, lemon and grape, work with papain from Mexican papaya to exfoliate, decongest and purify the skin. Available from Mankind priced £32/50ml

 

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Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask – This ultra-rich, hydrating overnight mask contains Japanese seaweed, avocado and apricot kernel oils to deeply quench compromised moisture reserves. Available from Boots priced £23/100ml

The Body Shop Drops Of Youth Bouncy Sleeping Mask – Enriched with Edelweiss stem cells, this overnight mask leaves skin replenished. Available from The Body Shop priced £24/90ml

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate – With 99.8% naturally derived ingredients including squalane, evening primrose oil, lavender and omega 6 fatty acids, this night-time facial oil replenishes skin with moisture. Available from Space NK priced £37/30ml

 

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