April 28, 2023 3 min read
Spring-clean your skin and pamper your pores with Elave Facial
After a long, drying winter, it’s time to lavish some love on your dermis
Winter weather is notoriously harsh on dry, sensitive skin, but with Spring on the horizon, it is time to sweep away any dead skin cells that have made your skin duller over the past few months, and to deeply cleanse and rehydrate your dermis.
Spring-cleaning your skin will banish any sign of impending breakouts, ensure any clogged pores can breathe again, and restore plumpness and radiance. It is also a great time to get rid of all those out-of-date products on your shelves and review your skincare routine.
For people with sensitive skin, it is essential to establish a top-to-toe regime which uses the same stable of products. In this way, you can be sure that what you are using meets your skin’s needs and minimise the risk of reacting to any individual product.
Gentle exfoliation after winter can help restore a healthy glow, but be wary of harsh, abrasive scrubs that can irritate sensitive skin. A mild, creamy formula will slough off dead skin cells without causing irritation. Elave Rejuvenating Night Treatment combines hydrating emollients which repair the skin with glycolic acid arginine complex to promote cellular regeneration and stimulate collagen synthesis to actively rejuvenate the skin overnight.
Cleansing is a hugely important part of any skincare routine and cleansing twice a day with a formulation that is well-suited to your skin is a must. Look out for ingredients such as hyaluronic acid and glycerin which can support the barrier function of the skin. Elave Hydrating Cream Cleanser is a vitamin B5 and E enriched formula containing aloe vera and natural glycerin to cleanse, smooth, repair and hydrate sensitive skin.
Then the rule is moisturise, moisture, moisturise! Lavish some love on your skin with Elave Intense Moisture Surge,a powerful combination of coconut oil, shea butter, vitamins and glycerin that repairs and surges moisture back into facial skin, leaving it feeling soft and rejuvenated. Suitable for even the most sensitive, reactive skin.
Elave Skin Balancing Essentials is a super-value kit containing three full size formulations to help spring-clean your skin – at any time of year! Elave Skin Balancing Cleansing Gel combines natural foaming agents and humectants with Manuka honey, vitamin E and camomile extract to deeply cleanse, hydrate and calm your skin. Elave Skin Balancing Moisturiser regulates dermal balance to restore a healthy skin barrier and reduce the appearance of fine lines in a multi-action formula containing Manuka honey, natural glycerin and hyaluronic acid. Elave Daily Skin Defence SPF45 hydrates the skin with a vitamin B5 & E enriched oil-free formula with invisible zinc and high UVA/UVB protection.
The delicate skin around your eyes and on your lips also needs protection and care. Elave Eye Rescue Serum is a light, easily absorbed balm with a matte finish. A multi-action, vitamin-rich formula with natural humectants and bio extracts, including aloe vera, hydrate and smooth the skin to rejuvenate the delicate eye area.
Elave Daily Lip Defence SPF20 is an ultra-hydrating lip balm with broad spectrum sun protection factor SPF20 to protect lips from the harmful effects of UVA and UVB rays. This multi-action formula contains coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin E and a hint of peppermint oil to moisturise, re-condition, smooth and protect.
Finally -dry, wrinkly hands are a dead giveaway of ageing skin. Elave Hand Treatment Balm combines shea butter, ultra-pure fractionated coconut oil and hydrating emollients to replace moisture lost during the day, while vitamin B5 conditions and softens the hands.
Elave Skincare and Ovelle ranges of dermatologically-approved free-from natural products are available at gardinerfamilyapothecary.com, Tesco, Boots, Dunnes Beauty, Chemist Warehouse and local pharmacies. For all updates, discounts, and giveaways follow us across social media:
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