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You Glow Girl!

Combat the effects of naughty misbehaving skin caused by hormone changes in trimester one and two of pregnancy, with mama mio’s new friendly facial mist, Way to Glow. Filled with anti-inflammatory actives, it not only helps calm sensitive and fatigued skin, but brightens and cools skin whilst on-the-go, it’s not called having a ‘bun in the oven’ for nothing, especially in summer. The perfect beauty handbag essential to feel calm, collected and refreshed throughout pregnancy. Available from mamamio.com RRP £23/100 ml.

The Gentle Touch

Gordons Chemists have launched a fantastic new range of facial and baby wipes perfect for sensitive skin and offering exceptional value for money. Enriched with chamomile and aloe vera for baby’s soft skin, the durable wipes are PH balanced, alcohol free, hypoallergenic and are available as lightly fragranced or fragrance free. The resealable pack with handy plastic lid keeps wipes fresh and moist and contains 120 for just 99p! The high quality facial wipes come in three variations, Micellar Water, Refreshing Cucumber or Sensitive Skin. Each type offers its own bespoke cleansing and toning benefits and are just 79p for 30 wipes. With the ‘3 for the price of 2’ offer in stores now – you can try the entire range for just £1.58 and find your favourite. We’ve tried and tested at S4K HQ, love them and urge you to stock up now!

No-holds-barred beauty

Bursting with natural ingredients and 100% pure essential oils,* AA Skincare’s new range of shampoo bars pack a botanical punch of solid nourishment to give all hair types a natural boost. Perfect for travel or festivals, the naturally effective solid shampoo bars clean without stripping protective oils – leaving hair with body and shine. Each bar is a cocktail of specially blended anti-oxidant, mineral and vitamin rich natural ingredients – from Frankincense, Rose and Argan through Lavender, Rosemary and Avocado to Cinnamon, Peppermint and Bergamot. 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. Each bar costs just £5.95 from aaskincare.co.uk

Good-for-you Desserts

New to the UK market, Certified Organic RHYTHM108 snack bars are inspired by the “Eat Real, Be Real” ethos of The Yogi, providing the answer for health-conscious consumers looking for a sweet treat. They’re a powerhouse of natural calcium, fibre and energy, handmade in¬-house in Geneva by expert patissiers, with calorie counts as low as 159 per 42 gram bar and available in five delicious flavours Apple Pie, Banana Muffin, Choco-Walnut Brownie, Coconut Macaroon and Lemon Cake. Look out for these tasty snacks in independent health stores RRP £1.60 per bar.

Happy Feet

With summer and sandal wearing on the way, the last thing you need is an unattractive foot infection. Protect all your family’s little tootsies against veruccas, warts, Athletes Foot and nail fungus with Excilor 3-in-1 Protector
Spray
(RRP £9.95/100ml), a unique product which provides a water-resistant barrier, similar to an ‘invisible sock’ that will keep feet safe and happy for a minimum of eight hours. Safe for use from 2 years+.

Beating the buzz

Ideal for all the family including those with sensitive skin, MoZZipatch™ is the first clinically proven, natural and effective shield against mosquitoes to launch in the UK.  Simply peel off the adhesive patch and apply to clothing, bedding or a nearby object such as a baby stroller or carrier – not on skin.  Adults are advised to use two patches: one on the shoulder or upper back; and one on the lower body.  Children can wear their single MoZZipatch™ on a T-shirt, sun hat or a backpack. With a subtle hint of lemon it works for up to 8 hours as a spatial repellent creating a kind of anti-mosquito force field. MoZZipatch™ comes in a box of 12 patches for a RRP of £4.99 available from mozzipatch.com (free UK delivery), or selected Tesco and Asda stores.

fix-it friends

A fast, drug-free way to fix a boo-boo or soothe an insect sting. THERA°PEARL Pals are colourful, kid-sized animal friends that calm and comfort as they heal. Pals won a “Parent Tested-Parent Approved” Award for quality and appeal and these non-toxic friends are free of heavy metals, lead, BPA and phthalates. They’re safe, hypoallergenic, reusable, and won’t drip or leak. Just chill a Pal in the fridge or freezer, or pop it in the microwave. Apply the cold or heat for up to 20 minutes. Available from Lloyd’s Pharmacy RRP £5.29

keeping smiles bright

With Den Tek’s extensive range of interdental products for all ages, helping the kids maintain a good oral healthcare routine all year round is child’s play.  Keep their smile in tip top shape with fruit-flavoured and child-size Fun Flossers (RRP £4/75 CT) and their toothbrush germ and bacteria free with a fun Toothbrush Cover (£3) which easily attaches to a mirror or tiles. Find the complete range at Boots.

Summer Bottled

The sell-out fragrance of every summer since its launch 11 years ago has had a revamp for Summer ’17. Bronze Goddess Eau de Parfum
(£57/50ml) is an addictive, sun-drenched blend of Bergamot, warm Amber, Tiare Blossom and Vanilla bathed in delicious creamy Coconut. The must-have scent for sultry summer nights.

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