Naturally better

At this time of year, we tend to make promises to ourselves about taking better care of ourselves, whether that’s eating more healthily or revamping our beauty routines. It’s worth considering shifting to organic and natural products, which can be kinder to your skin and the planet. Here’s our pick of the latest new releases…

Zephorium Vitamin A: Holistic Deep Cleanser

This cleanser is blended with wild carrot oil and orange oil and infused with carnelian crystal energy. It comes in a cheerful orange recyclable bottle and packs a high dose of Vitamin A to give a healthy, glowing skin. It’s natural, organic and cruelty free and great for all skin types including scar tissue and aging skin. It does contain a little beeswax, so it’s not 100% vegan. Zephorium say it’s tuned into the sacral chakra with homeopathic carnelian crystal in 3 frequencies, which brings joy, motivation and creativity. £24 from

J’tanicals Probiotic Safeguard: CBD Moisturiser

If you suffer from dry, irritated, itchy, red and just generally stressed-out skin, introducing CBD into your skincare regime can instantly calm, soothe and bring your skin back to balance. CBD is a potent antioxidant with powerful calming and soothing properties. This moisturiser combines 1% CBD isolate, with other skin soothing and nourishing actives such as Hyaluronic Acid and probiotics to calm, strengthen, hydrate and plump your skin for a radiant complexion. You can store it in the fridge for extra cooling and it comes with a neat little gold applicator. It costs £49.95 for 50ml from

Potique Calming Cream

There’s no doubt that CBD has been one of the must-have ingredients in new beauty launches lately. British company, Potyque’s new Calming Cream packed with full spectrum CBD which provides a soothing response to topical irritation. It’s a savour for winter skin, with a great mix of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant ingredients including cocoa butter, limonene oil and terpenes. Moreover, the Calming Cream is paraben and SLS free, certified vegan, and not tested on animals. Calming Cream is priced at £56 for a 50ml jar. It must not be used on broken skin. Available from

Sakrid Naturally Nourishing Organic Body Wash 

At £15 for a generous 300ml tube, this is a great multi-tasker, combining practicality with great organic credentials. The invigorating citrus and mint scent will kick-start your mornings if you use it in the shower, but it also works well as a relaxing bubble bath and the formula includes lots of plant extracts and essential oils offer natural anti-bacterial and skin-soothing qualities. The ingredients list includes aloe, licorice root, vetiver, neroli and pomegranate seed oil. Unlike many body wash and bath products, there are no preservatives or harsh ingredients. Sakrid products are available at

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