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Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

04th February 2009

The winter winds and the freezing temperatures can play havoc with the skin's complexion. However there are some great natural products on the market to combat dry irritable skin. These are our top four products for soothing winter skin.

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

04th February 2009

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

04th February 2009

1 Pai Organic Macadamia & Rose Dry Skin Cream, £22 – Organic rose extract and macadamia work in perfect unison in Pai’s rich organic moisturiser to keep dry or mature skin nourished and moisturised. Apply to the face and neck as required. Macadamia oil helps to keep skin soft and supple. It’s rich in palmitic acid – an oil naturally produced by the skin, which depletes as we get older. And rose helps skin to retain moisture, while its rejuvenating and restorative properties make it particularly beneficial to scarred or sun damaged skin. Available from Lovelula.com

2 Earthbound Avocado Night Cream, £8.90 – Avocado is renowned as a natural skin nutrient as it is so rich in lecithin and vitamins A, B and D. This nourishing night cream has a beneficial effect on dry skin and regular use helps to smooth wrinkles. Other ingredients include geranium essential oil which has uplifting properties and organic rosewater to calm and soothe. Available from Earthbound Organics

3 Badger Healing Balm, £5.99 – This stuff offers fast relief for hard working hands. If the skin on your hands (and elbows, knees and any other parts of your body) is sore and chapped, Badger Healing Balm will soothe and restore them to their former beauty. It contains organic extra virgin olive oil, beeswax, aloe vera extract and sweet birch essential oil. Available from Hejhog

4 Green People’s Vita Min Fix, £10.75 – A 24 hour solution for normal, dry and tired skin, packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. This smooth non greasy formula regenerates and nourishes your skin, promotes production of new skin cells and has a delicate, natural scent. When combined with Fruitful Nights this duo make for the ultimate natural beauty treat.
Both are free from parabens, lanolin, ethyl alcohol, artificial perfumes, petrochemicals, phthalates and colourants and are suitable for vegans and vegetarians. Available from Green People

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