Beautiful warm sunshine, bright mornings and warm evenings and relaxing holidays, summer is a fabulous time of year.
But, it is important to take of our skin. Whether you are spending the summer months enjoying the beautiful British sunshine or jetting of abroad, there are certain natural skincare products that will help ensure you and your family's skin is kept hydrated, protected and cared for.
With the kids off school and spending more time outdoors, having a first aid kit nearby is essential. Natural treatments hit the spot for bumps, bruises and cuts from the fun outdoors or to help when sticky hands from ice creams and picnics in the sun attracts insects- often leading to nasty stings and bites.
The AA Skincare Essentials range has a variety of natural products idea for packing in your suitcase or for having around the house during the summer months.
Calming Multi-Purpose Lavender Gel - Summer time is great but it is important that we make sure we protect our skin from the sun with a good SPF. Lavender works well on skin feeling tight and sore from a day out in the sun- it can help soothe and calm skin as well as help speed up the healing process of any damaged areas. With natural anti-inflammatory properties of Calendula and the gentle calming effects of Chamomile, AA Skincare Essential's Lavender Gel also offers a natural relief for irritation caused by sunburn, insects bites and stings.
First Aid Essential Arnica Gel - It can be very tricky trying to stop kids from getting knocks and bruises while enjoying the outdoors, AA Skincare Essential's Arnica Gel is perfect to have on hand for when they do. Arnica extract has long trusted healing powers, it can help reduce both pain and swelling of bruises, bumps and knocks and other minor injuries helping the body recover. Goldenrod extract helps to reduce pain and inflammation of the skin while Calendula extract helps promote the fast healing and regeneration of the skin due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, making this gel great as a natural pain reliever that can help soothe muscle strains and sprains.
Natural Antiseptic Tea Tree Gel - This lovely cooling, naturally antibacterial gel is a must have for the first aid kit. Tea Tree has shown to be one of the most effective antibacterial agents in the world. As well as this, Tea Tree has great antiseptic properties that are great for treating insect bites and stings and fungal infections such as athletes foot, most common in the summer and in warm, humid climates. With added Borage Oil to help restore moisture and smoothness to skin and honey extract to soften and moisturize skin, this effective gel is a definite must have over summer.
Seaweed & Aloe Refreshing Eye Gel - With all the fabulous reviews we have had on this gel, it's hard to ignore just how perfect our Seaweed & Aloe Refreshing Eye Gel is for summer. With the gentle, cooling effects of Aloe Vera that help to sooth and calm skin and naturally inflammatory Seaweed that helps to hydrate and protect skin, this multipurpose gel is not only perfect for the delicate skin around the eyes but can be used all over the body after a spell in the sun to cool and refresh skin. Cucumber extract has been added to help nourish and hydrate skin as well as anti-inflammatory Witch Hazel to help tighten and tone the skin.
To find out more about these fabulous gels and their ingredients please visit http://www.aaskincare.co.uk/.