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

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

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

Create your own make-up identity with New CID Cosmetics

Make-up can help us to feel like our best selves, be confident even when we’re having a difficult day and it goes a long way to helping us create our own identity too.  New CID‘s founder, Kelly Colman, has created a brand with this in mind and has shared with us what exactly inspired her to work with make-up. Kelly Colman, New CID Cosmetics Founder I believe … Continue reading Create your own make-up identity with New CID Cosmetics

Behind the brand… Thalgo

We spoke with marine-inspired brand, Thalgo, to discover how they have created revolutionary skincare by harnessing the magic of seawater. The story behind Thalgo André Bouclet, a French pharmacist, was passionate about the marine world and convinced it would be the source of great therapeutic and cosmetic discoveries. Supported by the work of René Quinton, a biologist who scientifically established the therapeutic virtues of seawater, Bouclet went on to … Continue reading Behind the brand… Thalgo

All you need to know… Balance Me

We caught up with the faces behind natural skincare brand, Balance Me. Read on to see what they had to say… The story behind Balance Me Sisters Clare and Rebecca Hopkins founded Balance Me in a quest for natural pro-age skincare that they wanted to use on their own skin and their families. Spotting a gap in the market for a high-performance natural skincare brand that … Continue reading All you need to know… Balance Me

All you need to know… Studio 10

We got a chance to sit down and talk all things beauty with the founder of cult age perfecting beauty range, Studio 10. Tell us about yourself and your business? Studio 10 is my passion. I’d reached a point in my life where I was looking for a makeup range designed for women as they age. I needed more than products with just added anti-ageing ingredients, but that … Continue reading All you need to know… Studio 10

The perfect blowdry according to Phyto founder Patrick Ales

The history In the mid 1960s Patrick Ales, hairdresser to the stars and founder of botanical haircare brand Phyto, broke the hairstyling mould by inventing and patenting Le Brushing, the original blowdry technique. His styling defined an era – hairstyles went from the structured and overstyled ’50s coiffure to the more natural trends of the swinging ’60s; Patrick’s own client Brigitte Bardot became a poster girl … Continue reading The perfect blowdry according to Phyto founder Patrick Ales

Yes To… an exclusive interview with Ido Leffler

I recently caught up with Ido Leffler, founder of natural brand Yes To, in order to find out more about the company and their interesting use of fruit and vegetable ingredients. The staff at Bath & Unwind HQ are big fans, especially as there is a range to suit everyone, from sensitive to spot prone, and for babies to us more… mature types.   Who … Continue reading Yes To… an exclusive interview with Ido Leffler

Visiting the Cowshed

After being given the opportunity to visit Cowshed last Monday at the beautiful Babington House Spa, I learnt a great deal about the brand, with all its quirky moods and wonderful products. As a graphic designer, it was interesting to see where the brand originated and I knew it was important to know these characteristics to portray the designs correctly. Not only did I get to try a … Continue reading Visiting the Cowshed

Why natural skincare is a must for you and your baby

Guest post by Jennifer Gledhill, co-founder of Boo Boo. When we launched our Boo Boo skincare range, my friend Corinna and I had just had our second children. I was tearing my hair out because I couldn’t find a natural nappy cream that really worked. As a former beauty writer, I knew all about effective skincare ingredients and what I did and did not want … Continue reading Why natural skincare is a must for you and your baby

Haircare tailored just for you.

You know you’re onto a good thing when beauty editors and celebrities genuinely love a brand. Kérastase has a huge cult following despite its rare billboard and TV commercial appearances. Its products and ranges have won some quite prestigious awards in their time, it is the leading quality haircare brand in the UK, oh, and is one of the most frequently searched for brands on … Continue reading Haircare tailored just for you.