Monday, 18 January 2010

Winter Skin....

needs protecting, so give it a little extra TLC.....

'Cure all' wonder products

Butler's Pommade Divine is a super balm, 200 years old and still going strong. The thick salve is perfect to ease chapped lips, cracked skin and is an excellent moisturiser that leaves skin naturally replenished and glowing. It also works wonders on cuts, bruises, grazes, itches, stings, sunburn and rashes. £17 for 50ml

Full Ingredients -
Cinnamon Oil, Cinnamon Leaf, Nutmeg Oil, Cloves Oil, Prepared Storax, Arachis Oil, Lanolin, White Petroleum Jelly, Benzoin.

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Alba Un-petroleum is a multi purpose Hypo-allergenic jelly, which soothes, moisturises and softens, perfect for dry chapped skin. Full of nourishing plant oils and healing vitamin E, with no harsh preservatives, parabens , petrolatum, mineral oil or paraffin. Can also be used to remove eye make up and it helps to prevent chafing and windburn £3 for 100g
Full Ingredients -
Ricinus Communis Seed Oil, Coconut Oil, Beeswax, Castor Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate and Vitamin E.

Lucas' Papaw Ointment is an Australian remedy that has been around for 80 years. To be used on dry cracked skin, cuts, burns, boils, stings, bites, rashes, wounds, spots, scars, sunburn and swellings. It's antiseptic and has a pleasant smell £3.65 for 25g

Full Ingredients -
39g of Fresh Fermented Paw Paw, Unguent Carcia, Papaya, Rhus Succedanae Wax, Glycerine, Canola Oil, Caster Oil, Beeswax, Corn Starch, Petrolatum and 0.1g of potassium sorbate as a preservative

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Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream was created in the 1930's and helps to restore, relieve and calm chapped, cracked and dry skin. Soothes roughness, redness and minor skin irritations. It's an anti-inflammatory and contains vitamin E. £12 for 50ml

Full Ingredients -
Lanolin, Mineral Oil, Salicylic Acid, Vitamin E, 56.8% Petrolatum, Castor Oil, Corn Oil, Propylparaben, Tocopherol, BHT and Iron Oxides

All of these products are initially a little greasy, but they will be absorbed into the skin within a few minuets, they can all be used on eczema, heels, cuticles and as lip balms, a night treatment, hand cream and after shaving. They also make great protectants for winter weather.


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