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Summer, sea and sun can cause havoc on the skin. These products restore your natural glow, fighting breakouts, redness and dryness in an instant. And they are affordable too!
Packed with green tea, this organic eye gel tackles puffiness and dryness around the eye area. Keep it in the fridge to maximise its calming properties and use it in the morning and before going to bed. Available from www.organicsurge.com.
The ideal pick me up for all skin types, this organic mask purifies, soothes and brightens all at the same time. The mineral-rich kaolin clay deeply cleanses whilst rosehip and evening primrose oils moisturise and soothe. The ideal product when your skin feels and looks dull. Available from Debenhams, www.trilogyproducts.com and www.lookfantastic.com.
With manuka honey, which is packed with anti-oxidant and has healing properties, hydrating beeswax, exfoliating papaya extract and purifying white clay, this rich but non greasy mask is ideal to nourish the skin and promote brightness. Created for younger skin but great for all. Available at Boots and www.goodthingsbeauty.com.
Aloe vera is a true wonder plant that works both taken internally and used topically. Its healing and calming properties make it an essential bathroom cabinet item and nothing works quite as well on sunburns, irritated skin and insect bites like aloe vera gel. Make sure you take it with you on holiday, you'll never look back! Available from Holland and Barrett.
A-DERMA Hydralba UV has been formulate to be used by those with sensitive, irritated skin but it's so fabulous, it really suits all. This moisturiser is gentle, yet deeply hydrating and has added SPF20, so you can wear it on its own outdoors and in the sun too. Available from Boots.
Forget expensive creams if you suffer from eczema, rosacea or sensitive skin and look no further than Care Aqueous Emollient Cream. This rich moisturiser can be used all over and quickly hydrates and soothes redness and dry and itchy patches. Fragrance and SLS free, it can be used by the whole family. Available from Superdrug, Boots and chemists and supermarkets nationwide.
The ultimate pick me up for parched skin thanks to deeply nourishing and anti-oxidant packed rosehip, this oil will revive and hydrate your skin in an instant. Use on its own or if you prefer add a few drops to your moisturiser. Ideal for all skin types, including oily. Available from www.boots.com, www.trilogyproducts.com, Amazon and www.feelunique.com.
When your skin is in need of a good dose of TLC, Liz Earle Skin Repair Moisturiser comes to the rescue. This saviour in a pot contains borage and avocado oils, plus vitamin E to soften and soothe the skin for a healthy glow and not a dry patch in site. Ideal for sensitive, dry epidermis. Available from all major department stores and http://uk.lizearle.com.
This serum from the Body Shop is packed with vitamin c, a powerful anti-oxidant and skin reviver that works instantly for a healthy glow. Use it all over the face and neck (avoiding the eye area) daily or when your skin looks dull for smooth, refreshed and naturally brightening results. Available from http://www.thebodyshop.co.uk.
This grain-free exfoliating gel is applied to clean, dry skin and massaged for one minute. You will notice white bits appearing: fear not, this is the dirt and the dead skin cells trapped in the upper layer of the epidermis being lifted off. Rinse off with lukewarm water and pat dry. You will notice much clearer skin, less visible blackheads and pores and a reduction in shine. A great exfoliating product for all skin types. Available from www.janiro.co.uk and Harvey Nichols.