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Health and beauty
March 2023
Reading time 2 Minutes

Put self-care at the top of your to-do list this year with the help of these calming, nurturing beauty treats

We all know how important self-care is as part of our healthcare, but making the time to look after ourselves is easier said than done. By adding one or more of these beauty products into your routine you should hopefully feel more ready to face the day.
CBD Balm

CBD topicals are a very convenient and easy-to-use way to discover the many benefits of CBD. CBD topicals are applied to the skin, which like the nervous system, is also covered in cannabinoid receptors which allow the CBD to be absorbed. Use for pain relief and swelling, as a moisturiser for cracked skin, and it can help acne, eczema and psoriasis. CBD Balm, £20 Karma Coast, Tynemouth

L’Occitane’s new Relaxing Shower Gel Mindful Extract CBD Oil,

L’Occitane’s new Relaxing Shower Gel, £17, is an expertly blended formula of CBD and lavender essential oils for the perfect pick-me-up or wellbeing wind down.

Perfect for anyone just starting their CBD journey, testers found just a few daily drops of this full-spectrum Mindful Extract CBD Oil, £36.99, dramatically reduced their levels of stress and anxiety, and gave them a wellbeing lift.

Unwind and let go of the day’s stresses with this brilliantly effective bath soak. Enriched with nourishing mineral salts and magnesium, muscles relax to help you prepare for a deep sleep whilst a luxurious mixture of oils, including juniper berry and petitgrain, help balance emotions and calm the mind. Magnesium & Amethyst Deep Relax Bath Soak, £59 Ilapothecary at

Anxiety keeping you awake? This tried and tested broad spectrum CBD oil is proven to vastly improve sleep quality, reduce hot flushes and joint pain and help relieve anxiety and low mood. Amber 42 drops, £69

A powerful revitalising potion, this Energy Lift Rollerball helps you to maintain mental focus. A potent blend of carefully selected oils works include sweet basil, naiouli and lemon to combat fatigue and enhance mental clarity, and rosemary, wild rose and silver fir to inspire inner strength, relieve deep-seated tension and help dispel emotional distress. Energy Lift Rollerball, £38 Therapie at

Designed to promote mental clarity, calmness and sleep, the 100 percent natural formula in these supplements is based on ancient Japanese, Ayurvedic and Chinese principles mixed with modern science. Moodtropics help combat the fatigue and emotional imbalance life sometimes bring helping you stay clam, relaxed and balanced. Moodtropics, £19.95 Feel at

Try applying Calm Sleep Balm to your wrists and temples and allow the blend of essential oils to help quieten nerves and instil a sense of calm and optimism. Soul soothing Roman chamomile, sandalwood and ylang ylang will help you drift off into a deeper sleep. Calm Sleep Balm, £18 Kiss The Moon, Richmond

This mood enhancing salt-based bath soak takes your soak to spa level. With more than 84 essential minerals to help detox, citrusy notes of lemongrass and grapefruit work to revive and invigorate making you feel more energetic, whilst turmeric, basil and aloe vera sooth the skin. Mood Cleansing Ayurvedic Bath Soak, £25 Odacité at

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