Most of us suffer from dry skin or dehydrated skin at some point. Given what our skin has to do every day, it’s no wonder that dry skin conditions are so common! Our skin is the first line of defence against environmental and climactic factors and our skin is a living and breathing organism. When there are changes in the weather or temperature, or drops in humidity levels, it can leave the skin feeling dry, dehydrated and uncomfortable due to lack of moisture. A good analogy is a brick wall – when attacked by extreme weather and the elements it can lose its mortar and crumble – very dry skin is basically like a brick wall where the mortar is missing!
It is important to act on dry skin patches quickly, as the skin is susceptible to further problems without sufficient lipids to support it.
Topping up with healthy moisture – both internally and externally – is usually enough to alleviate dry skin. Drink plenty of healthy fluids and use a dry skin cream or lotion that locks in moisture, but allows the skin to breathe. We believe natural plant oils offer by far the best dry skin treatment because they are fully compatible with the skin – their molecules are small enough to be absorbed deep into lower layers of the skin, they offer useful vitamins and they allow the skin to breathe. The same cannot be said for petroleum, paraffin or mineral oil creams which offer no nutritional value and simply ‘sit’ on the skin.
Odylique Ultra Rich Balm is a wonderful, natural treatment for dry skin all over the body, with specially formulated ingredients that help to provide intense hydration for dry, distressed and dehydrated skin. The Balm really helps to protect the skin from the drying effects of changing temperatures and the cold. Hydrating raw shea, beeswax, extra virgin olive and coconut oils all help to lock in moisture, while sea buckthorn supports skin renewal and cell structure.
The Superfruit Concentrate is also an exceptional serum for skin repair, hydration and boosting moisture. With hydrating and vitamin-replenishing avocado, protecting pomegranate and cell-renewing rosehip, this is a wonder-product that is ideal for very dry and dehydrated skin to help bring back vitality. Keeping the skin nourished, moisturised and replenished is key to helping both improve and prevent the problem of dry skin.
High antioxidant face & neck serum for instant moisture and radiance. 30ml£33.00Dynamic yet soothing plant oils to aid skin regeneration while you sleep or for a richer day cream. 50ml & 15ml
£22.00 Trial size from: £8.00Rich Organic Moisture Balm for very dry or eczema-prone skin.£19.00 Trial size from: £9.50A gorgeous new uplifting natural body butter£20.00
Vitamin-rich organic body lotion and after-sun. 200ml£18.00A time-honoured favourite, originally created by Margaret for her own and her family’s eczema-prone skin, and now recommended by homeopathic doctors. Use Repair Lotion to calm and aid the repair of distressed and itchy skin on your face or body.£20.00 Trial size from: £12.00Our brand new body lotion is limited edition!
Wash-off gel-to-milk cleanser that is smoothing and hydrating for mature, normal to dry or very sensitive skin. 20g £8, 95g £18£18.00 Trial size from: £8.00