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?
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
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?
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
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?
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
Double cleansing has become the talk of our offices – which isn’t a surprise as it seems to be the talk of the industry! Do you, don’t know, maybe sometimes? As we have access to a wealth of knowledgeable brands here at Bath & Unwind, we decided to get the low down on the most important part of your beauty routine: cleansing. Choosing the right cleanser … Continue reading Cleanse or to Double Cleanse?… That is the question.
Choosing the right mask for your skin can feel overwhelming when there are so many options out there. With this in mind, we asked experts in aiding long term healthy and youthful skin, Dr. Hauschka, to give us their guide on choosing which mask is right for you. Dr. Hauschka Skin Care Dr. Hauschka Skin Care was founded in 1967 by Elisabeth Sigmund, a cosmetologist and Dr. … Continue reading Dr Hauschka’s guide to picking the right mask for your skin
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
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