We hear the word ‘detox’ thrown around a lot at this time of year, with companies trying to convince us that we need to detox our bodies after lots of indulgence. The truth is, the body detoxes itself, and as long a your liver and kidneys work okay, you don’t have to do anything extra. However, when it comes to the skin, there are things you can do to help get it back to your pre-indulgence state, and we’ve curated a list of five products which will help.
This skin brush from Elemis is made with natural cactus bristles, which help to gently remove dead skin cells, unclog pores and leave the skin beneath free from impediment. By stimulating lymph flow and exfoliating daily, the skin will function efficiently as an organ of elimination. Remember; the body can shed one pound of waste through the skin every day!
If your skin is feeling dull and lifeless, this detoxifying mask is the perfect product. This fast acting, all-in-one treatment detoxifies, brightens and invigorates the skin. It has an easily removed formula which rescues tired, lacklustre and dull skin, leaving your complexion looking and feeling much brighter.
The active ingredient in this cleansing milk is green tea essential water, which is known for its detoxifying properties when applied to the skin. It gently cleanses away build up debris on the surface of the skin while tightening pores for a clearer, smoother complexion. It also contains sweet almond oil to leave skin beautifully soft and comfortable, and heavenly-fragranced neroli essential oil to help protect, repair and fight against dehydration.
This body oil from Elemis is crafted using the finest oils of sea buckthorn, sea fennel, lemon and juniper essential oils to create the perfect body detox. It helps to smooth the appearance of cellulite, combat the build-up of toxins caused by poor diet, stress and lack of exercise, boost a sluggish system and is excellent for lethargy. It can even help with constipation by rubbing into the tummy and lower back area.
This clay-based mask from Dermalogica perform a number of different functions. As well as helping to soak up and clear any excess sebum, which can cause spots by clogging pores, it also soothes the skin and helps to eliminate redness. It also hydrates the skin to plump fine lines and evens the skin tone.