Written by Maria Nichol
This April, we’re honing in on mindful cosmetics with our Natural Beauty Edit, a curated selection of do-good, free-from formulas that focus on stripping back and letting your natural beauty shine. Amongst our selection of clean, green beauty, we have offerings from bareMinerals, CBII, Hawaiian Tropic and Lulu Rose Cosmetics, plus a CBD and Hemp Week, a drop dedicated to the versatile plant everyone’s talking about! Our Haul of Fame is the De-Stress Roller Ball from world leaders in luxury wellbeing, Aromatherapy Associate, and as our Member Reward, you’ll get a free Avène Cleanance Expert Emulsion sample too, so there’s even more beauty to be enjoyed for less!
HAUL OF FAME
Add a slice of serenity to your day with this month’s Natural Beauty Edit Haul of Fame from the luxury wellbeing experts at Aromatherapy Associates – the De-Stress Roller Ball is guaranteed to clear the mind and ease any tension. Worth £22, it’s formulated with a blend of ethically-sourced essential oils including sweet and woody frankincense with clarity-restoring wild Moroccan chamomile, bitter orange and rosemary. Handcrafted aromatherapy on the go, apply on your pulse points and take a much needed moment of calm. After all, you deserve it…
For this April’s Member Reward, subscribers will receive a FREE Avène Cleanance Expert Emulsion 5ml sample with every Natural Beauty Edit they make! This unique emulsion is specially formulated for blemish-prone skin, exfoliating, unclogging pores and leaving the complexion feeling super smooth with its exclusive patented ingredient Diolényl® preventing breakouts and any redness too. Dedicated to dermatology, this is the perfect way to try out Avène’s range for yourself – after all, they are the experts in skincare for those with sensitivities.
NATURAL BEAUTY EDIT – THE PRODUCTS
Our Natural Edit will feature four outstanding drops, coming on 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th April. Come back each Monday to see which five products will be landing on the Beauty Counter that week.
THE DROPS (IN RANDOM ORDER)
In this drop, we have a gorgeous duo of lipsticks from Lulu Rose Cosmetics (worth £20.86 each!), a blissful bath time formula from BAO Skincare, a zesty full-size hand cream from the experts at NAF! Stuff and a full-size haircare hero from Umberto Giannini.
Lulu Rose Cosmetics Andromeda Lipstick (3.5g): Providing care for the lips and statement colour in equal measure, this limited edition lipstick in the shade ‘Andromeda’ gives your makeup look a pop of bubblegum pink.
Lulu Rose Cosmetics Clio Lipstick (3.5g): For flawless lips you can feel good about, try LuLuRose Cosmetics’ lipstick in ‘Clio’, an irresistible peachy-nude formulated with natural, organic ingredients that hydrate the lips.
Sensory Retreats Amour Eye Mask (one mask): A single self-heating eye mask with a restorative rose scent that promotes self-love and the importance of me-time.
Umberto Giannini Flowerology Rose Drops 97% Natural Miracle Mist (100ml): Your new favourite styling spray is here! Nourish and hydrate locks with this 97% natural colour-protect formula free from nasties.
NAF! Stuff Light Hand Cream in Pink Grapefruit (50ml): Treat the hands to a hydrating hand cream from NAF! Stuff. This zesty cream is the perfect pick me up any time of the day.
It’s CBD and hemp Week and this drop is dedicated to the endless benefits of the plant everyone’s talking about. Get started with a discovery duo from CBII, feed your body and mind with Swisse, try Dr Lipp’s multi-use formula, moisturise with Dr Botanicals and Essench.
CBII Discovery Duo CBD Oil Starter Kit (2 x 2ml): Kickstart your CBD journey with this oil duo from CBII, potent, full-spectrum formulas to promote a feel-good sense of calm and a good night’s sleep.
Swisse Hemp Capsules (60x Mind, Calm and Energy): Feed your body and your mind with a one month’s supply of these do-good Hemp capsules, targetting mind, calm and energy.
Dr Lipp CBD Calm Balm (4ml): This 100% natural multi-use CBD Calm Balm is an ultra-hydrating formula to help ease inflammation and extra dry chapped skin.
Dr Botanicals Hemp Infused Natural Nutrition Moisturiser (30ml): Give your skin the boost it deserves with this nourishing cocktail of hemp seed oil and cocoa butter, the key to a smooth complexion.
Essench Relax Bath Soak Salts 100MG CBD (50g): A fusion of CBD, cayenne pepper and turmeric with a sprig of lavender make up this relaxing bath time cocktail.
This week’s drop is an all-vegan lineup, including a plant-derived retinol lotion from bareMinerals – a formula with picão preto, protein peptides and hyaluronic acid that work together to improve the skin’s texture. Plus we have a conscious shampoo bar from Faith in Nature, a nutritional supplement from Gold Collagen, a bathroom spray from Poo-Pouri and a natural balm from LipChi Cosmetics.
bareMinerals Ageless 10% Phyto-Retinol Night Concentrate (8ml): Banish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and uneven skin tone with this clean, vegan night treatment from bareMinerals.
Faith in Nature Coconut and Shea Butter Shampoo Bar (85g): Make shower time a conscious time shampoo bar – plastic-free, handmade and vegan; and brimming with do-good ingredients for a natural hydration experience.
Gold Collagen VEGAN (Drink Plant-based Nutritional Supplement for Skin, Hair and Nails) (50ml/one day): Feel beautiful from the inside out with Gold Collagen’s vegan drink developed by research scientists and packed with 28 do-good ingredients.
Poo-Pouri Toilet Spray – Original Citrus (29ml): The Original Citrus spray from Poo-Pouri is an uplifting blend of lemon, bergamot and lemongrass natural essential oils to have your bathroom smelling like a fresh bouquet.
LipChi Cosmetics Nourishing Lip Balm (x5 flavours, 3.5g): Intensely nourishing, treat your lips to one of five natural balms with a base of coconut oil and avocado butter and infused with oils to lock in moisture and soften the lips.
This drop has you covered with a uniquely formulated Mineral Sun Milk from Hawaiian Tropic, a skin-loving double offering of full-sizes from Botanicals, a must-have natural soap from Blanka Soap and a mini fragrance wardrobe from Yardley, for those who like to switch up their scents.
Hawaiian Tropic Mineral Sun Milk SPF30 (30ml): Uniquely formulated to protect and care for your skin, this Mineral Milk is a light and ultra-absorbent formula providing UVA and UVB protection.
Botanicals All Bright Radiance Balm (50ml): Create an enviable glow with this brightening balm from Botanics that can be used alone to veil the skin with a natural radiance, or provide a beautiful base for makeup.
Botanicals All Bright Micellar Cleansing Solution (250ml): Remove dirt and impurities while welcoming the glow with this All Bright Micellar Cleansing Solution, a three-in-one solution that hydrates, cleans and leaves you looking radiant.
Blanka Soap Walking on Sunshine Soap with Mandarin and Cedarwood (80g): Enjoy the uplifting and exfoliating properties of this natural soap bar, complete with an exfoliating blend of mandarin, cedarwood and poppy seed.
Yardley Contemporary Florals Collection (4×1.5ml): Treat yourself to an array of scents with Yardley’s Contemporary Florals range, packed with diverse fragrances made from 90% naturally-derived ingredients.