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?
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?
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?
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
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
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
We just wanted to share our newest beauty Bag with you, we have worked so hard getting 22, yes 22 products together for the ultimate travel bag (all products are under 100ml so perfect for flights). We had so many products we struggled closing the bag – it is jam packed full of products. We are so grateful to all of the brands who have … Continue reading Our Best Beauty Bag Yet…..
We have picked out our must have travel sized products suitable for all your holiday needs… Trilogy Everything Balm – Everything Balm is truly for everything. Use on specific areas to provide intense moisture and protection from dehydration, or melt gently in your palms and rub all over the skin to relieve and relax muscles. Suitable for all the family, even the baby! Ultrasun Family … Continue reading Travel Saviours
Olverum is by far the Bath & Unwind team’s favourite bath oil. With just a few drops in your bath, it instantly soothes tension, and helps to bring you back to your complete and natural self. Founded in 1948 by Franz Klein, a regular spa goer, it is formulated with a luxurious blend of pure essential oils from pine, fir needle, rosemary, lavender, lime and … Continue reading What’s all the hype about Olverum?
We love a brand that has just one product, sometimes too much choice makes beauty shopping overwhelming. Pommade Divine just gets it right, suitable for all skin types, even babies, it’s a desk staple at Bath & Unwind HQ, and here’s why… Described as the 300-year-old beauty secret, this multi-tasking gem has been taking care of families since the 1800. Combining natural restorative properties of … Continue reading Pommade Divine really is divine
Picking the right product for you can sometimes feel like a bit of a challenge – how do you narrow down the field when there are so many to choose from? Sometimes a tried-and-tested favourite can be your best bet. We’ve rounded up some of the products on Bath & Unwind that not only won prestigious beauty awards in 2013 (sometimes for the third year … Continue reading Gold stars all round – see our award winning products
Have you got a party coming up? Keeping your feet looking healthy is a year-round commitment, especially when the party season is in full swing and you break out your most fabulous shoes. To help you avoid the agony of pinched toes and aching feet we’ve asked professional podiatrist Margaret Dabbs to give us a few tips and the best foot care treatments to banish those … Continue reading The best foot care treatments for party-ready feet
I have always been an exercise phobe, and I have always been happy to admit that. Recently, I found myself running the Bristol 10K with a few other members of the Bath & Unwind team. Now, what would possess me to sign up for something like this if I hate exercising so much, I hear you ask? Well, I am (very, very soon!) off to … Continue reading Reviewed: Mama Mio Bootcamp For Tummies
Going on holiday? Have a special event or a hot date that you need to prepare for? Continue reading to learn more about Caudalie‘s newest body offerings – the Divine range. Written by the lovely Nesrin and Temi from Caudalie. If you’ve not heard of the award-winning Divine Oil, then let us tell you about it. Sixty percent of plant oils; grape seed, hibiscus, … Continue reading Divine moments
World Foot Health month is upon us, the sun is out (hurrah) and that means the spotlight is focused firmly on our feet. I wouldn’t mind betting that after a long hard winter stuffed into boots and socks we’re not all in a big hurry to whisk them out! Feet often get a little neglected but a few simple steps can make a real difference … Continue reading Put your best feet forward – brilliant at-home pedicure tips from Margaret Dabbs