As it’s #womancrushwednesday AND as we’re just launching our shop AND as Valentine’s day is on Friday [phew]…. we thought we’d share some self love tips and recommendations with you that highlight some wonderful products from our fab female founders. These are all products that we personally use for mindful selfcare moments. Of course Valentines day is about love…and from our perspective it all begins with a healthy dose of self love.
Kiss the Moon LOVE AROMATHERAPY SOY CANDLE
Create a warm, safe space with this beautifully scented candle from aromatherapy sleep brand Kiss the Moon. This beautiful soy candle, in their aptly named ‘Love’ range will give your home a warm, lovely glow.
Kiss the Moon have an entire ‘Love’ range if you’re a fan of the Rose & Frankincense scent.
Buy the candle for £38 from Wow Beauty
Casa Mencarelli – Sea Buckthorn Serum
‘Sole E Mare’ means sunshine and sea in Italian, and this is a perfect description for this product. It’s the colour of sunshine – a beautiful rich golden yellow.
I’m loving this stuff. It’s a serum, but it looks like a rich oil because of the gorgeous colour. Love how it makes my skin feel – it sinks in beautifully and makes the skin glow without looking greasy or oily. It is rich in antioxidants like Beta Carotene, vitamins E and essential fatty acids Omega 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, to help repair and regenerate damaged skin.
I also love the scent of it!
Buy the serum from £18 from Wow Beauty
Skin Alchemists – Humble Warrior
This oil is all about the ritual and is perfect for indulging in some mindful cleansing, you know the kind where you spend time warming at all in the palm of your hand, applying it to your face and indulging in some gentle facial massage as you work the oil into your skin, benefiting from its gorgeous aroma. The brand positively encourages this kind of ritualised cleansing and as you know we’re all about that too.
Buy the Humble Warrior from £18 from Wow Beauty
Love Absolute – Lavish Cold Cream & Cleanser
Love the scent of this. Feels cooling, blends into the skin gorgeously and feels very nice. Lovely ingredients and feels quite luxurious.
It’s perfect for those who are in a rush – something to reach to on those late nights as a gentle leave-on cleanser and a nourishing cream. This cold cream cleanser is a lovely reminder of a time when cold cream was ‘the thing’… really like the multi-purpose properties of this.
It contains a luxurious blend of english fruit oils and organic flower oils. The base cream blend contains naturally occurring lipid soluble antioxidants, tocopherols, amino acids and the organic oils deliver organic micronutrients; organic pigments, amino acids, carotenoids, viburnic acid and are extra vitamin rich.
Buy the cleanser for £55 from Wow Beauty
Inner Senses – 7 Wonders Skin Panacea Face and Body Oil
It’s rare to find an oil that can be used for face and body that works equally well on both… this is one of those. This is a gorgeous oil that includes nourishing CQ10, Apricot Kernel Oil, Natural Vitamin E and more. This supremely nourishing oil is rich in Omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids, as well as Chia Seed oil, Black seed oil which contains vitamins and minerals that are valuable in skincare and facilitate skin recovery and repair. This oil is great for the face and really gives the body an intensely nourishing treat.
Buy the face and body oil for £34 from Wow Beauty
Saint Iris Adriatica – Vitality Spritz
This mist is a great choice for a quick spritz on the go! If you’re a glow lover you’ll love using this unique body mist! It works to uplift your spirits and to nourish your skin with its impressive belnd of wildplant oils, seaweed protein and antioxidants…love it!
Buy the Vitality Spritz for £45 from Wow Beauty
Afro Hair and Skin – FLOW – Perfectly Balanced Facial Oil
This is a delicate blend of three powerful essential oils that work synergistically to balance, repair and protect your skin. you’ll find Blackcurrant seed oil, for reapairing, Organic Ylang Ylang Flower a potent naturally balancing floral oil, that helps to prevent sebum production and Frankincense oil helps to soften fine lines by boosting circulation and helping to draw moisture into the skins deeper layers.