Soak Society time out

Hustle, Soak, Repeat: Soak Society’s guide to time-out

We’re all busy. The modern day woman has a packed schedule from the moment she wakes up to the moment she finally rests her weary head. It’s never been more important to slow down and take time for ourselves in order to maintain the best physical, mental and emotional well-being possible. We chat with Natalie Thorogood, founder of wellness brand Soak Society, on the importance of taking five for yourself.

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Ageing gracefully – which products should you be using?

Ageing is one of those elusive things the beauty industry is always striving to address. In terms of skin and looking our best, most of us strive to defy the natural and inevitable process of ageing. With the knowledge we have today in regards to health, diet, exercise and stress relief, there’s no reason we can’t look and feel our best at any age. In saying that, looking after our skin with a good regime will help defy ageing as much as possible and help us age gracefully and beautifully.

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Hormonal Acne: Why do we get it & how do we get rid of it?

Most of us have suffered with hormonal acne at one point in our lives, it can be debilitating and frustrating and at times feel like nothing will make it go away. Although more prevalent during our teens and mature years (e.g. women going through menopause), hormonal acne can effect us at any age, during any time of our life. Hormonal acne is caused by an imbalance of hormones, such as the prevalence of testosterone or a decline of estrogen, and this imbalance results in a build up of dead skin cells, excess sebum or oil production and an increase in bacteria. This causes the skin to suffer from bumps, breakouts, excess oiliness or dryness, inflammation and redness, this can also be quite painful due to the inflammation in the skin.

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Christmas Gift Guide

In the way it always seems to creep right up, Christmas is just around the corner. But don’t panic, we’ve made your Christmas shopping easy with our gift guide for the whole family, so you can spend less time shopping and more time enjoying the festive season.

For Your Mum

For the most important woman in your life you can’t go past the ECO. Youthful Skin Serum Duo (actually this one is perfect for anyone). Our Youthful Skin Serum Duo contains our two best-selling face serums, Vitamin C Serum and Vitamin A Serum.

The ECO. C Serum is a powerful Vitamin C serum, rich in antioxidants and natural anti-ageing ingredients to revitalise and renew skin. Rosehip, milk thistle and sea-buckthorn are included in the nourishing C Serum to help reduce pigmentation and redness, while boosting elasticity, hydration and cell rejuvenation.

The ECO. Vitamin A Powerhouse Night Serum is an essential skin serum, combining effective natural ingredients with the science of microencapsulated Retinol to increase collagen production, energise cell turnover, improve skin elasticity and regulate oil production to control breakouts. The result is a more even skin tone, hydrated, healthier skin with renewed vitality and a youthful glow.

 

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For an extra hit of anti-ageing goodness, throw in our new ECO. Rosehip CO2 Super Serum as well. The Rosehip CO2 Super Serum is your ultimate weapon to help with age defiance, containing a concentrated blend of oils rich in vitamins and omegas to help renew, regenerate and repair the skin.

 

For Your Sister

Our ECO. Aroma Trios make the perfect present, beautifully packaged in limited edition boxes just for Christmas. There are three stunning kits to choose from, our Travel Essentials Trio for the jet-setter in the family, Calm & De-stress Trio for someone who perhaps has worked a little too hard this year and our best-selling Top 3 Aroma Trio, containing our three most popular essential oils for the aromatherapy lover.

For Your Daughter

Give the gift of healthy, glowing skin to anyone struggling with those nasty teenage pimples. Our Tea Tree harnesses the anti-bacterial properties of tea tree to heal acne and control break-outs.

The ECO. Tea Tree Face & Body Wash is a purifying, gentle & effective cleanser that cleanses oil and impurities from the skin. 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.

The ECO. Tea Tree Face Gel is a lightweight gel that provides the perfect balance of hydration and oil control for oily, problematic and acne skins. 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 and Vitamin B, chamomile and cucumber to help heal, calm and soothe the skin.

ECO. Pimple Clear is a powerful acne treatment containing Tea Tree Oil to soothe and prevent sebum build up which can cause pimples. Paired with Lavender Essential Oil, the ECO. Pimple Clear treatment serum helps to heal and calm breakout areas to promote a clear and calm complexion. With its natural formula, Pimple Clear is the perfect choice for those seeking caring formulas for their skin, free from irritating chemicals.

For Dad

Whatever Dad’s chosen sport, help him get back out there sooner with our ECO. Recovery Magnesium Spray. ECO. Recovery is your essential post workout muscle masseuse. It is high in Magnesium, an essential mineral which works on a deep tissue level and is rapidly absorbed, to relieve muscle stress and strain from exercise.

Recovery Magnesium Spray also contains pure essential oils, including Black Pepper Oil, Pink Grapefruit Oil, Thyme Oil and Marjoram Oil to increase circulation and help ease muscle soreness.

For more gifting ideas, click here. Happy shopping!

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Your Summer Skin Saviours

Summer is almost here and we’re welcoming it with open and sun-kissed arms! The water is warm, the fruit is fresh, the days are long and our smiles couldn’t be wider from seeing our favourite season just around the corner.

One of our favourite parts about Summer is spending the days outdoors, from early morning walks along the beach to late afternoon BBQ’s with friends. The hot weather, sun and hours in the salt-water can be detrimental to your skin however, if not looked after properly. We’ve put together a few of our favourite Summer skin saviours so you can spend less time worrying about sun-damaged skin and dry hair and more time in the surf! Throw these goodies in your beach bag and get ready for your best Summer yet.

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