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Tried And Tested; SKIN BALMS.

moa green balm (15ml, pounds 8) Green solid wax-like substance which softens when used. Gives good hydration to dry patches but has very strong 'grassy' *****

Bulldog Post Shave Balm (100ml, pounds 4.99) Cream with additional rosehip oil and vitamin E to condition skin.

Aimed for sensitive skins, this is gentle on the face and pleasant smelling. *****

Kiehl's Superbly Restorative Skin Salve (40g, pounds 24) With Moroccan argan oil plus essential oils of patchouli, orange, eucalyptus and cedarwood, a solid gel-like substance which softens on use. *****

Boots Botanics Organic Face Super Balm (15g, pounds 4.99) A solid substance which softens on contact. Quite greasy but offers good barrier protection without the heavy smell of some of the other products at a fraction of the price. *****

Bobbi Brown Extra Moisturizing Balm (50ml, pounds 58) Cream which softens in the hands before being applied. With chamomile, it gives good barrier care but very strong, medicated smell. *****
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Birmingham Mail (England)
Date:Sep 22, 2008
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