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
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
Forget counting sheep to get to sleep, our favourite way to drift off is with the award-winning This Works Sleep Spray – but with two to choose from, we’re here to help you pick the right one for you. Continue reading Trouble Sleeping? Pick the Best Sleep Spray for you?
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…..
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?
Wolf Hall – If this massive tome is still gathering dust on your book shelf (yes yes, we know it’s supposed to be brilliant!), take heart! It’s been dramatised for the stage, alongside the Sequel Bring Up the Bodies and is running at the RSC until March 29th. It’s been getting raves but if you miss out on seats at Stratford, don’t worry – we … Continue reading What’s Hot in January
The New Year always has a habit of sneaking up on you, causing you to exclaim, “Where did the year go?!” Despite the surprise, we all welcome a new year with optimism and excitement… however, these feelings can be slightly dulled if you’ve hit the festive season a touch too hard. New year is the time to launch yourself into a cleansed new lifestyle that … Continue reading How To Detox With Style
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
I love grapefruit I have half a grapefruit for breakfast every morning. My Mum does the same, her Mum did the same and I think even her Mum (my Great Grandmother who lived until 104!) did the same. It’s in my DNA. In fact my husband is so aware of how much I like grapefruit he even stuck a candle in one for my birthday breakfast … Continue reading Grapefruit is great fruit
Obviously the Bath & Unwind team love bottles, pipettes and tubes of luxurious lotions and potions. But sometimes, you can’t beat a bit of good old nature to leave the hair, nails and complexion glowing. Sometimes actually, you can’t beat a bit of good old nature for delicate problems either… ladies, let’s be honest, we’ve all been there… cranberry juice and yoghurt can ease a multitude … Continue reading Health and beauty solutions you can find in your fridge…
That annoyingly skinny and perky girl from the gym showers with them. Those hip celebs ease the mind with them after a particularly deep Kabbalah/Scientology session. The carrot-cake eating, coffee-lunching Primrose Hill set bathe their children in them. I’m talking about organic and natural beauty products. These bad boys are no longer relegated to the realms of vegan die-hards and yoga gurus. Rather, they have … Continue reading The Beauty Team’s favourite natural and organic products