Put away the cosy blankets, spring is here! After months of hibernating we can finally enjoy lighter mornings and sunny strolls
This time of the year is perfect to wake up your skin and prep for sunnier days ahead. Deborah Mitchell, Founder of Heaven Skincare, shares her new season tips and must-haves.
It’s time for a spring clean… and we’re not talking about your kitchen cupboards! A cleanser is the essential first step in any skincare routine. It removes make-up, dead cells, oil and daily pollutants, unclogging the pores and preventing breakouts. Because our faces are exposed to all sorts of environmental aggressors, from UV light to pollution, if you don’t cleanse properly, you leave all that grime on your skin day in day out.
Heaven Spring Hero: A real multi-purpose must-have, the gentle Hydro Cleansing Milk hydrates and removes daily pollutants as it cleanses. It contains organic jojoba, the closest match to our own natural oil, to balance and condition. Perfect for all skin types, it’s also a great stress-buster too, thanks to its relaxing properties of rosemary and lavender. Simply apply to face and neck in the morning and night and massage in a circular motion to remove dirt and boost collagen production. Leave on for five minutes if needed before rinsing with warm water.
Antioxidants protect your skin from environmental stressors and can help reduce the appearance of fine lines. Look for products that contain antioxidants vitamins, such as beta-carotene, vitamin C and vitamin E.
Heaven Spring Hero: Divine Cream is bursting with organic mandarin and orange, both natural sources of vitamin C, for more youthful and radiant skin. It was created for all complexions, especially those with more mature, sun damaged skin.
As the weather (hopefully!) starts to warm up, it's important to keep your skin hydrated – just as you need to drink water your skin needs water too. This way it stays plump and healthy, and dryness is kept at bay.
Heaven Spring Hero: The Orange Flower Hydrogel will pep up your skin with a big burst of hydration. It will help soothe and repair, minimising redness as it does. It also contains organic neroli, asparagus and skin-saving vitamin C to refines fine lines.
Heaven Skincare by Deborah Mitchell is available from the flagship Heaven Health & Beauty salon in Market Place, Shifnal, Shropshire. You can also shop online at heavenskincare.com