With the excesses of winter firmly behind us, we at Independent Woman have been seeking the best products for a brand new you. Exfoliating, buffing and moisturising our way back to something approaching our beautiful best, here's our four favourite products for New Year renewal.
Redken's Real Control Hair Mask
Tired tresses feeling tense after weeks of excessive festive styling may find some solace in Redken's Real Control Intense Renewal Hair Mask. Packed with Shea Butter to Smooth , Cationic Conditioners to moisturise & nourish, and protein for that all important repair.
Fifteen minutes is all it takes to transform locks lacking in lustre into a bonce full of bounce.
Available from selected salons, priced at €29
Body Shop's Round Body Brush
Sleepy skin in need of a wake up call should feel things move again with a few strokes from The Body Shop's Round Body Brush. Perfect for sloughing away those dead skin cells and improving circulation, long sweeps towards the heart will leave skin silky smooth and help cell renewal. As it's made with extra long bristles the brush massages and exfoliates without irritation and is pretty much perfect for everyday use.
Available from The Body Shop, priced at €11.95
Weleda Pomegranate Body Oil
Thirsty skin suffering from the effects of too much making merry will love being slathered in Weleda Pomegranate Body Oil. Designed to help with free radical damage, regulate moisture levels, balance important oils and restore vitality, the delicious mix of pomegranate and jojobo oils will go a long way toward leaving skin super soft and smelling sweetly. Add antioxidants and essential fatty acids into the mix and this is pretty much the perfect addition to any skin routine.
Priced at €25.95, available from selected pharmacies.
Mask of Magnaminty by Lush
Wash away winters impurities with the Mask of Magnaminty cleanser by Lush. The combination of China clay and bentonite gel pull the dirt from those pores while evening primrose seeds and ground aduki beans exfoliate skin with minimum fuss. Simply apply, raise feet and rinse to reveal the New Year's newest you!
Available from Lush, priced at €6.70 for 125g