BEAUTY BUYS.* If you are sloping off for a ski break, make sure that you stay protected. Crme de la Mer SPF 30 UV Protecting Fluid (pounds 55) helps shield skin from damaging UVB rays while its hollow photonic spheres create a flattering light effect that helps it appear more luminous and radiant. It also makes sure it is hydrated thanks to its moisture attracting Smart Seaweed Ferment. The Max Huber Research Labs (Dr Max founded La Mer) created this special ferment from robust red and brown algae that thrives in extreme and diverse climates.
Available from Harvey Nichols, Selfridges or www.cremedelamer.co.ukFor all over protection from the elements for the whole family pack Weleda Calendula calendula (kəlĕn`jələ), any species of the genus Calendula, Old World plants of the family Asteraceae (aster family). The common calendula (C. Weather Protection Cream (pounds 7.95).
The cream creates an invisible barrier and will not freeze in extreme temperatures. Pure Beeswax and gentle Lanolin lanolin, greasy, yellow substance extracted from wool. When purified, it is used as a base for ointments and creams, as a lubricant, and in finishing and preserving leather. It is also a constituent of some varnishes and paints. form a natural protective layer without impairing the skin's natural functions.
Available from www.
weleda.co.uk or call 0115 9448222.
Pick up a bargain at House of Fraser House of Fraser is a British department store group with 61 stores (July 2007) across the country. The group was founded in Glasgow in 1849. The flagship London store is now the House of Fraser on Oxford Street whilst the largest is in Birmingham. this month when buying skincare goodies.
The store is offering pounds 5 off every purchase over pounds 25 with Korres throughout February, so stock up on their limited edition, holiday-inspired travel sets. Strike an exotic note with the Tropical Holidays kit (pounds 10), which contains Mango Shower gel, Coconut Milk Body Milk and Guava Body Butter.
For him, the Men's Kit (pounds 10), left, has a selection of grooming essentials including Absinthe absinthe (ăb`sĭnth), an emerald-green liqueur distilled from wormwood and other aromatics, including angelica root, sweet-flag root, star anise, and dittany, which have been macerated and steeped in alcohol. Shave Cream, Marigold & Ginseng Aftershave Balm, Cedar Showergel and Rice Proteins & Oligoelements Shampoo.