Whether you’re jetting off for a holiday abroad or wallowing in the mud at an English festival, Bristol’s Amphora Aromatics has a host of natural beauty essentials for all the family to keep you smelling sweet and revitalised.
Here’s a few suggestions for a summer holiday survival kit that won’t break the bank and keep you feeling refreshed and wonderful.
Find out more or order at www.amphora-aromatics.com or Tel: 01179047212 or visit Amphora Aromatics on 36 Cotham Hill, Bristol, BS6 6LA. Our shop is open Monday - Saturday 10-6pm. Head office 8.30-4.30pm Monday - Friday.
Natural Shampoo Bars – bursting with natural ingredients and 100% pure essential oils, AA Skincare’s range of eight, solid shampoo bars will clean hair without stripping protective oils. From Free from parabens, preservatives and artificial fragrances, the bars are easy to use and long lasting – a 50g bar gives you twice as many washes as a 250ml bottle of liquid shampoo. Wrapped in plastic-free packaging, each bar is just RRP £5.95.
Aloe Vera Clear Gel - Aloe Vera has natural anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties which can promote cell growth and aid healing. Pop in the fridge for extra cool effect on the skin when treating sunburn. RRP £4.80 for 60ml.
Cucumber & Elderflower Firming Eye Gel – out to give travel-weary eyes a natural lift, this new gel is made with natural plant extracts and is paraben free, vegan-friendly and suitable for all skin types. Working to revive the delicate skin under the eyes, this natural and hydrating eye firmer features Cucumber to help reduce puffiness and dark circles under the eyes as well as tighten skin. Elderflower, with a hint of soothing Aloe helps to soften skin. RRP £6.95.
Vegetable Glycerin Soaps – Choose from 10 glycerin soaps, made using a blend of palm oil, coconut oil and castor oil. They are highly moisturising and provides deep cleansing due to its high glycerin content. The soap contains no animal by-products and has a biodegradable wrapper. Perfect to take in your hand luggage! RRP £2.40 for 125grams.
Lavender Gel – a multipurpose gel with healing Comfrey, uplifting Rose Geranium and moisturising Calendula. Formulated to soothe irritated, inflamed and unhappy skin as well as cuts and bruises. A festival essential as fits in a handbag or pocket and helps prevent and treat a host of skin problems – also effective as a cooling gel to use all over after a spell in the sun and offers natural relief for the irritation caused by insect bites and stings. Just £6.95 for 50ml.
Almond & Sandalwood Moisturising Hand Cream – help is at hand for festival-goers and gardening enthusiasts looking to soothe and protect hands as well as giving skin a much-needed moisture boost. Featuring anti-ageing Ginseng to help boost naturally produced skin-firming collagen, this is a must-have cream for anyone spending time outdoors. It is also anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial – thanks to a mix of Sandalwood, Aloe Vera, Lavender and Calendula essential oils, which also help calm irritated and dehydrated skin. RRP £7.90 for 50ml.
Frankincense & Rose Deep Cleansing Face Mask – the essential pre and post-holiday preparation. This luxurious mask leaves skin feeling wonderfully soft, smooth and supple. Gorgeous ingredients such as Frankincense essential oil will help to rejuvenate and tone the skin, whilst Rose oil will nourish, hydrate and moisturise. RRP £7.90 for 100ml.
Virgin Coconut Moisturiser – Give post-holiday skin a glow with our deeply moisturising 100% natural Virgin Coconut Oil. It prevents and provides protection against destructive free-radical formation and can keep skin from developing liver spots and other blemishes caused by ageing and over exposure to sunlight. RRP £8.75 for 120ml.