Spring shopping list: Body care

Spring shopping list Body care

With the sunnier climes well on their way, it’s time to start prepping your skin for summer. Think exfoliating body scrubs, rich, nourishing body creams, and special treatments to make you feel amazing! Deciding on which product to invest is often the trickiest part of the process – but because we’re nice, we’ve done all the hard work for you and sought out the best in body care this spring…

Our top body care picks

For the ultimate bathing experience

Lay back and enjoy an indulgent bath with our soothing bath essences from Dr Hauschka. There’s nothing better than a nice, long bath after a busy day at work. Team with the best in luxury products and you’re in for a real treat!

Available in almond, lavender, and rose, the bath oils are moisturising, soothing, and relaxing. What’s more they smell great too! Like all Dr Hauschka products, these bath essences are free from mineral oils, parabens, silicone and PEG. What more could you ask for?

soothing bath essences from Dr Hauschka

For truly luxurious skin

Our all over body creams, from Naturally European, are perfect for all-day comfort and moisture. You can apply once or twice daily for optimum results. The creams, which feature shea butter, avocado oil, and beeswax, are fragranced to perfection in a number of your favourite scents. From zesty ginger and lime to soft and subtle milk – you’re sure to find the perfect complement to your skin with our range of skincare products.

Naturally European Body care

For super soft hands

Are your hands still recovering from winter? Even though our winter has been mild, other things, such as central heating and hand dryers, can play havoc with our skin. Gardener’s Therapy Moisturising Hand Lotion promises the perfect solution. Packed with herbs and shea butter, it’s sure to remedy even the driest of hands. For an extra special treat, why not pop on a pair of cotton gloves once you’ve lathered the cream on to your hands? You won’t believe the results the next morning!

Gardener’s Therapy Moisturising Hand Lotion

Top tips for beautiful spring skin

Spring shopping list body care

  • Treat your skin with a good exfoliator pre-hair removal

Exfoliators loosen and remove any dead skin cells, in turn making hair removal easier and safer. This is also a necessity before applying fake tan!

  • Always moisturise after your shower

After a shower or bath, skin is more permeable and will absorb moisturiser better – as opposed to dry skin.

  • Don’t forget to treat all those typically neglected areas

Knees, elbows, and heels can suffer throughout the winter. What’s more, because they’re not on show we tend to not bother with these areas as much, meaning they can become dry and flaky. Moisturise from head-to-toe to ensure all these areas get the pampering they need.

  • Stay away from long, hot showers

Hot water strips the natural oils from your skin – and while you’ve got an excuse in winter, it’s best to stick with shorter, warm showers in spring and summer.

What else will you be doing to keep your skin in tip-top condition this spring? Tell us in the comments below or tweet us @MeltCandles

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