Crave’s List; Skincare Round-up

Sunday 30th Aug 2020 |

We love skincare, and with new and innovative products appearing on the market all the time, we wanted to list some of our favourites.

From revitalising night creams to body brushes, skin serums and cleansers, our skincare round-up offers something for every skin type.

Skincare Round-up – Mio Sleeping Smoothie Overnight Serum RRP £34

Wake up in the morning with skin that looks radiant and feels revitalised. As you sleep, this AHA body lotion gets to work to resurface your skin cells and give you noticeably glowier skin. Packed with brightening and moisturising actives, your skin will feel instantly hydrated and radiant as soon as you wake up.

Mio Body Brush RRP £15

mio’s best-selling dry body brush is now 100% vegan-friendly with new PP fibre bristles to naturally exfoliate the skin. The body brush massages and exfoliates the skin’s surface, revealing smoother and fresher looking skin underneath. The practise of body brushing helps to remove dead skin cells, leaving skin feeling smooth, soft and invigorated. It helps encourage the renewal of surface cells through exfoliation, to achieve healthier-looking skin.

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Mama Mio Breast Friends RRP £30

Discover the ultimate self care set for sore boobs and nipples, from bump to breastfeeding and beyond. Ideal as a gift for an expecting or new mama, the super-supportive Breast Friends kit offers boob soothing relief for during and after pregnancy. Supercharged with vegan formulas that are pregnancy and breastfeeding safe, this duo works in harmony to offer optimum protection and comfort.


ESPA Tri-Active Regenerating Bio-Retinol Sleeping Serum £80 

Working progressively night after night to deliver exceptional results, skin appears rejuvenated and replenished for natural beauty and inner calm. A trio of Bio Retinols deliver all the benefits of retinol. Together, this dynamic trio tackle visible fine lines and wrinkles, creating a refined appearance.

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ESPA Optimal Pro-Skin Cleanser £23 

Discover the route to radiant skin with this 3-in-1 skincare essential.  An effective gel cleanser, exfoliator and mask that will nourish, smooth and visibly brighten the complexion.Moringa Seed Extract, cleanses and removes make-up while gentle Jojoba Spheres and Pumpkin Enzymes buff away dull cells, revealing radiant glowing skin. 


ESPA 24-Hour Replenishing Eye Moisturiser £40 
A deeply nourishing and hydrating eye cream that supports the skin’s natural moisture barrier. Myrrh, Frankincense and Neroli replenish, while Ginkgo Biloba helps protect the skin barrier, aiding a blemish free appearance. Nourishing Evening Primrose and Jojoba also work to deeply moisturise leaving skin around the eyes smooth and refreshed.

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ZO Skin Health Firming Serum:

Ageing skin loses contour and shape when the process of collagen and elastin regeneration is delayed. This results in visible signs of ageing  – loose skin, sagging , dullness and loss of contour. ZO Firming serum is specially designed  to visibly tighten and firm the skin for a more defined facial contour. The bioactive formula supports the structural integrity of the skin to improve the appearance of skin laxity and sagging through a reinforced skin structure that promotes nutrient flow.  This mild, lightweight and tolerable formulation is suitable for all skin types and sensitive skin areas.£140 /47ml


The proteins in Silk reduce the appearance of fine lines and speed up cellular regeneration of the skin.  These pure Silk cloths nourish skin whilst gently exfoliating, leaving it brighter and smoother.  

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The Founder of This is Silk, Sonal Keay, said “Silk is highly regarded for its natural affinity with our skin and in recent times, its anti-ageing and skin-healing properties have become more widely known.  They work especially well with a cleanser, where skin will be left thoroughly revitalised and radiant, cleansed of all make-up, debris and pollution.”

The cloths are made using a weaving process that resembles the ever-popular muslins but with all the enhanced benefits of Silk. To maximise the benefits to skin the cloths are undyed. To maximise the benefits to everyone’s time the cloths are machine washable. 

The box of three cloths come with their own signature gift box and cost £21.99 including UK postage.

Replenishing Face Mask with Rhug Honey by Wild Beauty from Rhug Estate 

forms part of the Wild Beauty skincare collection made using organic and wild foraged ingredients from the Rhug Estate. Using their natural actives in combination with other carefully selected ingredients, the products are a true representation of their Welsh organic provenance, blended with modern principles of function and sustainability. 

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This purifying treatment mask with mineral-rich, detoxifying White Clay and hydrating and skin protecting Rhug Honey. Hemp Seed, Apricot and Plum Seed Oils nourish the skin and wild foraged Heather Flower protects against free radical damage. It targets dull, dehydrated and congested skin for a smoother, brighter and more refined complexion. It is perfect for the change of seasons and should be used weekly. 
RRP £75 50ml /

Skin Meditation

The Swiss Serum experts, recommend Skin Meditation as a perfect post summer skincare treatment. The month following your holiday, Skin Meditation is the ideal companion to use alongside your normal exfoliating routine to replenish and regenerate the skin that has been weakened by extra sun exposure. Skin Meditation reinforces your skin’s lipid barrier, reducing ruddiness and boosting clarity and luminosity. Stressed skins are soothed and replenished; sensitivities and signs of external aggressions fade away. Comfort, balance and vitality are restored, along with your natural glow.

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The rich, nourishing serum is filled with soothing and replenishing oils such as Sacha Inchi nut oil and Argan Oil.  Prebiotic Mangosteen Ferment helps to counter skin stress and sooth sensitivities, it will support and help rebuild your skin’s immune system and will work with other anti-oxidants to reduce UV damage, redness and pigmentation.

RRP £100 30ml /

Organic Apoteke Rasayana Rejuvenating Serum – vegan, organic, cruelty-free, 100% recyclable packaging – £54.95

A certified organic anti-ageing miracle of 6 serums in 1 bottle, also known as “a facelift in a jar”, this revolutionary serum draws upon nature’s most potent anti-aging extracts to diminish fine lines and wrinkles, lighten age spots and improve skin tone and texture. Our penetrating emulsions carry the precious nutrients in our Rasayana Complex to the deepest layers of your skin. With Gotu Kola a key ingredient rich in vitamins A,B,E and K which strengths and repairs skin

MONAT Makeup Vanishing Balm – £60 – vegan, cruelty free

This balm-to-oil formula makeup remover and cleansing balm, gently melts away stubborn makeup and impurities without drying the skin.

It removes all makeup, including eye makeup, to leave skin feeling soft, smooth and hydrated for a refreshed look and feel afterwards.  Rinses away easily with no residue or film left on the skin.  Clinically, dermatologically and ophthalmologically tested.

Using key ingredients of REJUVENIQE S™ a clinically proven ingredient combines the nourishing and revitalizing powers of over 13 botanical oils and extracts with a patented, activated oil from Olive and Jojoba Seed Extract to infuse skin with immediate and long-lasting hydration, youthful resilience and instant luminosity. While Natural acids sourced from Sugar, Mango, Banana and Kasha grain to energize, brighten, refine, and gently exfoliate skin. This skin renewal powerhouse combines the power of four different naturally derived acids with different molecular weights for maximum potency.

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