Skincare can be overwhelming. There are so many products available on the market with different benefits, how and when are you supposed to use them all!? Skincare doesn’t have to be this complicated though; at ECO. we pride ourselves on offering simple, effective face and body products that can be easily incorporated into your busy lifestyle. We break down our skincare range for you:
Serums: Serums are typically blends of powerhouse ingredients, whereas oils are often pure. Our natural face serums have a high dose of active ingredients to pack a real punch, perfect for treating areas of concern, leaving you with hydrated and moisturised skin. With the exception of our Vitamin A Serum (which must be used at night), serums can be used in the morning and followed with an oil in the evening.
Oils: Oils are typically richer than serums, with brilliant anti-ageing benefits. ECO. oils don’t clog pores and are suitable for all skin types, ages and skin conditions. Our Argan and Rosehipface oils are keeping nourishing and packed full of antioxidants. Oils are best used in the evening so the skin can absorb the benefits overnight.
Cleansers: Our natural face cleansers are designed to deeply cleanse the skin to remove make up, dead skin cells, oil, dirt and other pollutants on the skin. Cleansers leave the skin hydrated, while unclogging pores and preventing oil build-up and acne. The skin should be cleansed morning and night before using any other products, at night we recommend a double cleanse to remove any make-up from the day. For normal-dry skin types, we recommend our Almond Cleansing Lotion, a gentle yet effective cleanser with a powerful combination of plant extracts and vitamins such as Sweet Almond Oil, Calendula and Vitamins B & E. For combination, oily and acne skins, our Tea Tree Face & Body Wash is a purifying and gentle cleanser that will deeply cleanse oil and impurities without drying the skin out. With tea tree for antibacterial protection to control breakouts, lavender & chamomile to heal, calm and soothe the skin, ECO. Tea Tree Face & Body Wash will leave the skin softer, soothed and experiencing less breakouts.
Toners: Our ECO. toners strengthen, hydrate and improve the skins tone and texture through active and all natural ingredients. Toners can be used morning and night and should be applied to dry skin after cleansing. Toner can be followed with an oil or moisturiser, however wait for the toner to soak in before applying further hydration. Our Papaya Treatment Toner is an everyday toner essential for strengthening, hydrating and improving skin tone and texture. With Papaya to rejuvenate, Pansy & Passionfruit to soothe the skin and Rose to hydrate and reduce redness, the Papaya Toner prepares the skin to receive deep hydration and is suitable for all skin types. Our Rose Facial Mist is a beautiful toner to use throughout the day to refresh and hydrate the skin, particularly when travelling. Simply hold the bottle 30cm away from the face and spray at any time when the skin needs soothing, hydrating and refreshing.
Moisturisers: A good moisturiser is essential to hydrate and nourish the skin, while also preventing acne and breakouts and protecting the skin from bacteria and oils. Moisturiser should be used day and night, following the cleanser, toner and oils. We have three moisturisers available; our Almond Moisturiser is perfect for normal-dry and mature skin types. Containing our unique formulation of sweet almond and macadamia oils plus Vitamins B5, A & E, this moisturiser will provide your skin with effective antioxidant protection to nourish, plump and smooth the skin and help reduce the signs of ageing. Our Chamomile Moisturiser is the ultimate hydrating moisturiser for normal, combination and sensitive skin types.Containing a potent blend of Vitamins E, A & B as well as plant botanicals Calendula and Chamomile, this moisturiser will hydrate, reduce redness, rejuvenate and help reduce the signs of ageing. Oily and acne skin types should use our Tea Tree Face Gel, a lightweight moisture gel that provides the perfect balance of hydration and oil control. Containing Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA’s) derived from Apple to gentle renew the skin and refine pores for a smoother skin texture, Tea Tree for antibacterial protection to control oil and breakouts plus Vitamin B, chamomile and cucumber to help heal, calm and soothe the skin.
Masks: A mask is a great addition to your skincare regime, deeply cleansing, purifying, restoring and hydrating for the skin. Our ECO. Clay Mask contains a blend of natural clay that doesn’t dry hard on the skin, plus aloe vera, jojoba and Vitamin E, leaving skin deeply cleansed, softer, soothed and appearing brighter and smoother. After cleansing, apply a fine layer to a dry face and leave on for at least 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water. Follow with an ECO. toner, serum or moisturiser.
To simplify further, here’s a basic outline below:
Essential oils can help prevent cellulite by removing toxins that accumulate in the fat calls. Combined with an exfoliant, they also help promote blood circulation, allowing the skin to regenerate. The best way to use essential oils to help prevent cellulite is to dilute a few drops in your favourite carrier oil and massage into the skin using your hand or a brush. You can also add a few drops to a homemade body scrub and massage into the skin in circular motion. Here are some of the best essential oils to help detoxify, tone and regenerate the skin.
Aromatherapy has been used since ancient times to promote feelings of calm and relaxation. Inhaling and topically applying essential oils can help alleviate stress, insomnia or depression by stimulating areas of the brain responsible for emotions. Combined with mindfulness, essential oils can effectively release negative emotions, calm the mind ad reduce stress. Make sure you take enough time to nourish and nurture yourself everyday. We have highlighted 10 of the best essential oils to help with stress and anxiety.