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New Year, New You

31 January 2020


What better way to start off the New Year than with hydrated and radiant skin?

This month, Elemis has launched their new Superfood range. Formulated with plant-based, nutrient-dense Superfoods and some with natural sugar derived prebiotic, the NEW Superfood Skincare System helps to replenish skin with vital hydrating nourishment, for a healthy, outdoor-fresh glow.

Don't believe us? 

Follow our weekly blog where one of team will be discussing the changes of their skin using this range as directed for the month of January. Check out the products they are using below. 

Before

Problem areas: dry skin and blackheads around T-Zone / cheek bones and dull / tired in appearance.

What I'm looking out for: skin becomes a more hydrated and radiant looking. Reduction in the number of blackheads and less spots breaking out. 

For me, the biggest obstacle will be building this into my daily routine. Hopefully, this will be something that will be easy to do. 

Week 1

My skin is looking so much better already, it is looking much more hydrated and it is feeling a lot better. I still have dry skin around my nose but it isn't as much as before and the Blackcurrant Jelly Exfoliator is my favourite product so far. I haven't had any new spots breaking out which is a bonus and my skin generally doesn't look as dull. However, I may need to invest in some Peptide Eye Cream for those dark circles. 

The first few days was difficult to give myself enough time for my morning routine. Now, I look forward to it every morning. 

Week 2

I generally don't wear makeup a lot, unless I'm at work or I'm going out for dinner / drinks. I have found that the Superfood products has cleansed my face even with heavier makeup and left it feeling smooth and hydrated. I even got a comment on how radiant my skin looked (without makeup on) at the weekend. I was ecstatic, never thought I would have that kind of skin but I am 100% sold on Superfood and I don't think I will ever be going back. 

My skin looks and feels hydrated, softer and overall much healthier. 

My daily routine has become almost second nature, my new favourite is the Kefir Tea Hydrating Mist. At the weekend, we went out for dinner / drinks with friends and I used it this time as a setting spray, my makeup looked great all night. 

Week 3

I finally got round to investing in the Peptide Eye Cream (both night and day), after a few days of using them you can really see the difference! However, neither compare to the face masks. The Superfood Vital Veggie Mask and the Superfood Berry Boost Mask are both great (I use both at the same time). The berry boost mask is good for your T-Zone and the veggie mask, I use on the rest of my face. I love the difference they make, even after a couple of uses!

Week 4

This week has been crazy busy! With lots on for the two of us, including a trip to Ireland, I've just been totally stressed. Normally, my skin would break out in spots if this was the case but I was pleasantly surprised, I only got one! One little spot whereas normally it would be a complete breakout! I'm ecstatic!

I am really loving the Cica Calm Hydration Juice this week, how it feels on my skin, coupled with the fact it is packed with antioxidant rich Cica, cucumber and aloe vera, the smell is amazing! It really gives you that instant cooling and refreshed feeling, especially after my skin felt dehydrated on that flight! 

Final Thoughts? 

When I start using a new product range, I am generally wary. I've used products in the past that give me an instant reaction, dry out my skin even more, or simply stop working after a few weeks use. I didn't know how this would turn out... 

After being recommended the Superfood range, I thought I would give it a go and I am so glad I did. My skin looks and feels great! At the start, I was worried that I wasn't going to be able to keep up this routine but it was easy enough. It makes you want to do it! The products are great, some Vegan friendly and completely recyclable!

Everything I had set out to do these four weeks has happened and more! I couldn't be happier!

I definitely will be buying these again, in fact, I've had to buy the Blackcurrant Jelly Exfoliator already and will have to restock the Facial Wash and Facial Oil very soon!

Want to buy them for yourself? Visit one of our 20 spa sanctuaries across the UK and pick up your own Superfood products! 

Weekly Routine

Morning: Superfood Facial Wash, Superfood Cica Cleansing Foam, Superfood Kefir Tea Mist*, Superfood Cica Calm Hydration Juice, Superfood Facial Oil and Superfood Day Cream

Evening: Superfood Facial Wash, Superfood Cleansing Foam and Superfood Night Cream

Ad Hoc: Superfood Vital Veggie Mask or Superfood Berry Boost Mask (1-2 weekly) and Superfood Blackcurrant Jelly Exfoliator (2-3 times weekly)

*In the morning I use the Superfood Kefir Tea Mist as a toner but it can also be used as a makeup primer, setting spray and hydrating mist. 

Superfood Facial Wash

Nourish skin with this gel cleanser, packed with nutrient-dense Supergreens and an active prebiotic, leaving skin looking radiant, with an outdoor-fresh glow.

Superfood Cica Cleansing Foam

This soothing foaming cleanser easily removes all traces of makeup and impurities, leaving the complexion looking calm, balanced and fresh.

Superfood Kefir-Tea Mist

Feed your skin with this super hydrating 4-in-1 treatment mist, fortified with antioxidant rich Superfoods for a fresh and dewy complexion.

Superfood Cica Calm Hydration Juice

Formulated with soothing Biotransformed Cica to drench the skin in juicy hydration, leaving your complexion feeling calm, cool and refreshed.

Superfood Facial Oil

Deeply nourishing and hydrating, the antioxidant and omega-rich Broccoli, Flax Seed and Daikon Radish feed the skin for a healthy, radiant glow.

Superfood Day Cream

An illuminating moisturiser with antioxidant rich oils and vitamin rich Supergreens, as well as an active prebiotic which helps to balance, hydrate and smooth skin.

Superfood Night Cream

Wake up to an outdoor-fresh, healthy-looking complexion with this overnight cream that feeds the skin with a Superfood Grain Complex and an active prebiotic.

Superfood Blackcurrant Jelly Exfoliator

A revitalising facial scrub, jam-packed with antioxidant rich fruit extracts to gently exfoliate the skin, leaving your complexion smoother, softer and hydrated.

Superfood Vital Veggie Mask

Get a shot of green goodness with this treatment mask that nourishes, smoothes and brightens, for softer, more radiant skin.

Superfood Berry Boost Mask

A smoothie-inspired purifying mask featuring Brazilian Purple Clay and an Omega-rich SuperBerry Complex to balance the skin and mattify the T-Zone.

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