Picture the scene: you’ve overslept and you’re late for work/appointment/meeting. It’s early and you only have minutes to spare to get ready. Post shower, you raid your cabinets which are bulging with beauty products that have different purposes. You think to yourself: "wouldn’t it be easier if my regime was less fussy and much more pared-down?"
Enter multi-use beauty products. Of course, multi-use beauty products aren’t a new phenomenon - we all know about two-in-one shampoos and conditioners. However, the beauty industry has seen a huge influx of multi-purpose products to the market.
Not only does the use of multi-purpose products save time - but it can also help save the environment. According to the Environmental Working Group, the average woman uses 9 products containing 126 unique ingredients every day in her beauty routine. More than a quarter of all women use at least 15 products daily. If fewer products are used, that leads to less packaging being used.
Of course at Blomma Beauty, sustainability is very important. But we also understand that modern life is hectic so why use 3 products when you can use one and still achieve glowing skin. Below is a list of recommended products that have multiple uses.
Casa Mencarelli Acqua Di Miele Honey & Orange Toner
This toner is gentle yet effective. Packed with properties such as orange blossom water (a natural AHA that will gently cleanse and exfoliate, tighten and tone your skin while minimising pores and capillaries) and moisturising honey you will be left with soft, smooth skin and minimal blemishes. But did you know that you can also mix the toner with Casa Mencarelli Sicilia Green Clay & Lemon Mask & Scrub The product comes as a powder. However, when mixed with the toner, it activates the clay, creating a mask that both cleanses and exfoliates the skin. The toner is available to buy here for £31.00.
Husk and Seed Skincare Gently Resurfacing Facial Exfoliant
Husk and Seed Skincare has created an exfoliator like no other. Not only is it gentle, but it’s also suitable for all skin types and is packed with properties such organic oats for gentle, hydrating exfoliation and apricot and hibiscus powders to lightly exfoliate even sensitive skin. It also smells great due to the blend of organic orange and frankincense essential oils. What also makes it a standout multi tasking product is it can be also added to your cleansing balm for a more intense, waterless exfoliation. We recommend using Husk and Seed Skincare Gently Nourishing Cleansing Balm. Ingredients in this organic and vegan cleansing balm include mango and shea butter to nourish and balance and citrusy grapefruit to create a heavenly cleansing experience, leaving the skin clear and soft. The Exfoliant is available to buy here for £28.00.
Silvan Skincare Radiance Balm
This is the holy grail of minimal beauty products. Firstly, the product contains rich anti-ageing rosehip oil, everlasting flower oil to regenerate and revitalise the skin and camellia oil with powerful anti-oxidant and cleansing properties. The balm has a wide range of uses too. It can be used as a daily moisturiser after your cleansing routine, as a gentle mask and cleanser and it can also be applied as a highlighter or primer to prep the skin before makeup application. The RRP is only £18.00 so you’re not only saving on time, but also money. It is available to purchase here.
SoapNSkin Skin Cashmere Face and Body Mask
SoapNSkin have formulated a clay free face and body mask that contains yoghurt and chickpea powders that gently exfoliate and draw toxins from the skin and rose petal and turmeric to protect the skin from free radicals and pollutants. The mask can be mixed with a range of products that can be found in your cupboard and/or fridge such as water, yoghurt, avocado, papaya and fruitjuices. The mask can also be supercharged using a few drops of SoapNskin Argan and Orange Blossom Elixir for an extra hydration boost. Skin Cashmere Face and body mask is available to buy here.
Terre Verdi Organic Fairtrade Argan Oil
Argan oil is a staple product that is versatile, natural and organic and has many uses. It can be used as a moisturiser on the face and/or body, on the hair as nourishing and protective treatment, as a makeup remover and even as a bath oil.. There are many benefits of adding organic Argan oil into your regime including:-
- Taming and conditioning hair
- A reduction in the appearance of fine lines
- Repairing split ends and damaged hair
- Nourishment of skin and nails
- Help managing skin conditions such as dry skin, stretch marks, psoriasis and eczema
Terre Verdi's Organic Argan Oil is not only very affordable, organic and natural but it is also highly sustainable. Terre Verdi have Soil Association organic certification for their argan oil which ensures the Fair Trade minimum price is paid for the highest quality organic oil to support small-scale farmers and workers who are often most marginalised. Our best-selling Argan oil is available to buy here for £7.00.
Magic Organic Apothecary Green Balm
The green balm is a multi-purpose healing balm which has been formulated with their hero ingredient, yarrow, which has been used for centuries to soothe, heal and repair. It also contains antiseptic tea tree oil blends with hydrating organic oils such as coconut, sunflower and sweet almond oil to both protect and nourish skin. This is the multi-task that can be used for yourself or even the family. It’s small enough to keep in your handbag, make up bag, first aid kit etc. and can be used to soothe dry skin conditions, heal cuts and scrapes, nourish lips, cuticles or skin post-shaving and even as a really gentle and effective facial cleanser. The balm is available to buy here for £7.00.
AD Skin Synergy Organic Rosehip Oil
AD Skin Synergy’s 100% certified Organic Rosehip Oil is ethically farmed from organic rosehip grown at the foothills of the Chilean Andes. An essential fatty acid, rosehip oil is great for promoting skin renewal, boosting skin elasticity and for its smoothing and firming abilities. Rosehip oil can be used directly on the skin (an ideal overnight treatment to restore and brighten the skin) and it can also be added to supercharge your body moisturisers and day creams and boost hydration. Supercharging your organic moisturiser with a few drops of rosehip oil is particularly beneficial in the winter to help prevent moisture loss from the skin. It’s available to purchase here for £16.00.
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