Who are The Scottish Fine Soaps Company?

Brand Name: Scottish Fine Soaps Founded: In Scotland in 1974 by Derek Ross What makes them special? A proud family business spanning 5 decades and 2 generations (so far). They create and pride themselves on the quality of their collections in bath, body, hand and of course, soap products.  Derek Ross and his son Robert Ross use the best natural ingredients and contemporary Scottish style as their … Continue reading Who are The Scottish Fine Soaps Company?

10 Beauty Habits You Must Stop Doing

There are many beauty rules; do’s, don’ts, should’s and shouldn’ts.  Stopping the bad habits in your beauty regime can have more impact than anything else. Here are our Top 10 beauty habits that you must please stop doing:- 1. Do Not Share Eye Products Mascara, liners, eye cream, anything with anyone else. Your eyes are so sensitive and sharing products will spread bacteria, which will make … Continue reading 10 Beauty Habits You Must Stop Doing

50 Beauty Facts

Here at Bath & Unwind we are continuing in with our beauty education theme, and sharing the 50 most interesting and useful beauty facts with you. 1. The history of cosmetic spans at least 6000 years. Some historians can even date back to the African Middle Stone Age 100,000 years ago, where they used red mineral pigments on their face. 2. Clara Bow an American actress … Continue reading 50 Beauty Facts

How Often Do You Replace Your Mascara?

When is Your Beauty Product Past it? One of the most important pieces of knowledge you should have, is how often you should change, throw or replace your beauty products.  We will use up most of our products if we use them regularly enough before they should be replaced, but some products can lose their impact or even become dangerous to us if used past … Continue reading How Often Do You Replace Your Mascara?

Who are Caudalie?

Brand Name: Caudalie – Pronounced “Caw-da-lee” Founded: In France by Mathilda and husband Bertrand in 1993 What makes them special: Caudalie originally established in Bordeaux at the heart of the vineyards on the family estate by a woman called Mathilda, with the help of her husband Bertrand they began to build a skincare empire and go on to sell their natural skin care range internationally Ingredient Information: Organic … Continue reading Who are Caudalie?

Top Ten Products For Blemishes and Congested Skin

Many of us suffer from blemishes and congested skin, our first thought is to grab the concealer and cover it all up. Here at B&U we believe in educating our customers to know the best products to tackle the problem head on. It can be embarrassing when redness and blocked pores are shining through your make-up, this is why we are here to guide you … Continue reading Top Ten Products For Blemishes and Congested Skin

Who are Thalgo?

Brand Name: Thalgo –Pronounced “Tal-go” Founded: South of France in 1968 by pharmacist, Andre Bouclet What makes them special: The beautiful thing about Thalgo is that all their product development happens in the same marine centre in the South of France. Using all natural algae and thalassa, not adding any artificial colours and preservatives. Their products really bring the seaside to your home. Ingredient information: Thalassa- Simply, … Continue reading Who are Thalgo?

Top Ten Sun Protection Products

If you are anything like us, the first sign of sun and you are throwing on the first pair of shorts you can find and grabbing the best spot to catch some rays.  In all the excitement we don’t always think about the health risks and dangers involved in sitting in the sun all day. There are hundreds of sun care products on the market … Continue reading Top Ten Sun Protection Products

What is an Essence?

Here at Bath & Unwind, we have recently taken on Caudalie Vinoperfect Brightening Essence, so we thought we should explain what an essence actually is. Essence -noun An extract or concentrate obtained from a plant or other matter and used for flavouring or scent. Synonyms: extract, concentrate, quintessence, distillate, elixir, abstraction, juice, tincture, solution, dilution. OK, time to drop the knowledge bomb! Essence is a … Continue reading What is an Essence?

Who are The Konjac Sponge Company?

Here at Bath & Unwind HQ we are loving The Konjac Sponge Company, that is like no other. We have been lucky enough to have an insight into the company and learn more about these phenomenal sponges. When we knew this brand would launch we were given a sponge to try, I was given the pink clay, for tired, devitalised skin. I instantly loved the … Continue reading Who are The Konjac Sponge Company?

Top 10 Products For Sensitive Skin

We have all heard the phrase sensitive skin and there are many beauty products on the market specifically designed for sensitive skin. But what does it actually mean to have sensitive skin: Our skin barrier should keep things that irritate the skin way, acting like a shield. For this to work our skin must contain the correct amount of moisture. Our skin is exposed to … Continue reading Top 10 Products For Sensitive Skin

Tea Tree: Our Top Product Picks

We all know and love Tea Tree, not only for the distinctive scent but the diverse uses and benefits. Tea tree oil is a light yellow coloured oil that is extracted from the leaves of the melaleuca alternifolia. The plant itself is native to Australia. Here are some of the many common uses for tea tree oil: Acne Bacterial infections Chickenpox Cold sores Earaches Head … Continue reading Tea Tree: Our Top Product Picks

Behind the brand… Badger Balm

You can’t not love Badger Balm. It all started in ‘Badger’ Bill Whyte’s kitchen and now, despite its popularity, the family owned brand is still true to its natural, organic ingredients and loving ethos. Pass us the Badger Balm – we’re sold. ‘Badger’ Bill Whyte In 1994 ‘Badger’ Bill Whyte owned a small contracting business. During the hard winters, many of the carpenters developed severe … Continue reading Behind the brand… Badger Balm

PHYTO – Natural, Botanical Haircare launched 1965

#natural #botanical #haircare http://www.bathandunwind.com/phyto With clients including the likes of Brigitte Bardot, there’s no denying PHYTO‘s success in bringing natural, botanical hair care to the world. Despite the growing popularity of natural products, there are still a few of us out there who aren’t convinced. This was definitely the case for some of the girls in our office, until PHYTO came in, looked at our hair follicles – we … Continue reading PHYTO – Natural, Botanical Haircare launched 1965