I tend to become obsessed with exfoliating in the autumn and winter months. It’s like I just want my poor, tired skin – on my body and face – to glow, and indulging in a bit of exfoliating always helps!
Sea salt is rich in minerals and is excellent for scrubbing and buffing skin. Lush has also added rich, silky avocado butter, coconut oil and seaweed absolute to keep your skin soft, smooth and conditioned. This is the original scrub, but Ocean Salt is now also available in self-preserving form, which means it stays fresh without the need for synthetic preservatives and an alcohol-free formula as well.
There’s something satisfying about scooping out a big handful of scrub from a tub, agreed? These two are super-indulgent but delicious!
Le Couvent des Minimes skincare is vegan and 100% natural. It contains seven legendary botanical oils inspired by the travels of botanist Louis Feuillée – Hemp Seed, Kukui Nut, Moringa Nut, Hibiscus, Evening Primrose, Passion Flower and Sandalwood Oil. The Precious Gentle Body Scrub (£32, lookfantastic.com) delicately exfoliates the skin with fine golden sugar crystals encapsulated in these oils. botanical oils. Dead skin cells are removed, and the skin is left beautifully soft and scented.
MOR Pomegranate Sugar Crystal Body Scrub (£23, feelunique.com) is enriched with perfecting pomegranate pearl and conditioning blackcurrant, rosehip and neroli oils. It gently polishes and moisturises the skin.
This is one of those products where you start with the base and add what you want – I kinda like these, brings out the Harry Potter fan in me – come on, who wouldn’t be a wizard making magic potions given half the chance?! Emulsion gives you that chance with skincare tailored to your needs.
The website has a mix and match function – you pop in your skin concernsns, and likes, and the site throws up all the options you might like. The Emulsion Cream Scrub Base (£18) is a sweet and salty scrub that will leave you feeling lighter than air. Mix it with the Powder Exfoliant (£8) to soothe and moisturise skin, thanks to Turmeric, Ginseng, Marshmallow, California Poppy, Green Tea, and Aloe.
Or add the Seeds Exfoliant (£8) to boost your skin and give it a wake-up shot thanks to Coffee Grinds and Blonde and Dark Psyllium Seeds. Buy the products at emulsion.co.uk
If you want to scrub that skin some more, then book in for one of the super deals at 5pm Spa and Beauty.
At Esteem Beauty in Glasgow’s West End, indulge in the Indulgement Pamper Session, available Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and really relax and see the difference in your skin. The package includes an enhancing full body exfoliation and the choice between a relaxing or deep tissue full body massage. After the massage, you will be able to relax with herbal tea, and admire your skin! And all for just £45.
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SATURDAY OFFERS!! This Saturday 11/10/2019 only, we have the below offers: – Back, Neck & Shoulders Massage £19 – Microdermabrasion £19 – Mini Facial £25 Pop in to the salon or book over the phone (01413343254) to relax with us and ensure you have a happy weekend! #microdermabrasion #massage #glasgow #glasgowwestend #facial #pampering #glasgowmassage #glasgowmassagetherapy #glasgowfacials #glasgowpampering #glasgowwestend
How about a Salt & Oil Scrub? The perfect combination for glowing skin, this treatment is just 25 minutes long, but in that time, your skin will look amazing. It’s at the Village Spa in Glasgow, all week, for £35.
Treat yourself – splash out on this amazing Spa Luze deal at the Melrose Spa in Edinburgh’s Radisson Hotel. You can take this deal all week, and it’s £250 well spent on LOADS of beauty treatments.
You will float out of this spa! The deal includes robes, slippers and toiletries, a welcome foot treatment, a 75 minute Hot Stone luxury full body massage, Elemis exotic lime and ginger salt glow, a 60 minute Elemis exotic moisture dew facial, a deluxe manicure, deluxe pedicure, full use of all the spa facilities – think steam rooms and swimming – and, oh yes, afternoon tea as well! Phew!