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14 Nov

Bringing You Back Into Balance with Honestly Natural Skincare

Celebrating 15 years of Balance Me, sisters and co-founders Rebecca and Clare Hopkins celebrate their award-winning skincare range with the team here at Cohorted. Creating products that treat your senses, as well as your skin, we have a strong feeling that we’ll be seeing a lot of Balance Me in 2021…

As an independent, family-run and British-made brand, Rebecca and Clare have formulated a range of skincare products that work to deliver visible results, naturally. With naturally active formulas using cutting-edge bio-actives, this range of products target and solve skin concerns, whilst bringing our skin back into balance – something I think everyone needs a little bit of after the year we’ve had…

For a few minutes every day, we get to slow down and take care of ourselves. That’s why we created Balance Me - because skincare is self-care. - Rebecca and Clare Hopkins, sisters and co-founders.

With an increased awareness of how the 21st century and long term stresses of have on our mind, body and skin, Balance Me was born with much more than skincare products in mind. These clean, award-winning formulations have been designed to enhance a sense of balance and promote wellbeing and really do restore skin balance for everyone and the Cohorted team can’t wait for you to try them for yourselves…

 

With so many goodies to choose from, we’ve managed to narrow down our top-picks from each Balance Me collection:

1. Nourish, Super Moisturising Body Oil –

Created by Clare for Rebecca during her first pregnancy, the award-winning oil is brimming with natural antioxidants and essential fatty aids and is suitable for all skin types. As someone who forgets the importance of body care, this restorative oil infused with revitalising and healing essential oils work in synergy to help reduce inflammation and improve elasticity.

Key Ingredients:

Rosehip: Anti-inflammatory properties, Vitamin A and C to tighten, firm and even skin tone.

Starflower: Works in synergy with Vitamin C to help reduce dark spots and hyperpigmentation.

Neroli: Antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory. helps to lock in moisture and help restore natural glow.

2. Calm & Replenish, Wonder Eye Cream –

This multi-award winning three-in-one eye gel is infused with hyaluronic acid to hydrate and lock in moisture around the eye area. It’s safe to say that this wonder eye cream really does work wonders, helping to firm, soothe and brighten tired eyes.

Key Ingredients:

Hyaluronic Acid: Has the ability to hold 1000x its weight in water, encouraging hydration, smoothness and glow.

Witch Hazel: A refreshing, cooling liquid known to reduce swelling and bruising.

Cucumber Oil: Rich in linoleic acid and Vitamin E to sooth, nourish and calm the eye area.

3. Plump & Hydrate, Tri-Molecular Hyaluronic Acid Serum –

Say goodbye to dry and flaky skin with this trailblazing tri-molecular serum. With multiple weights of HA, it’s proven to penetrate and replenish cells deep beneath the surface of the skin. This HA serum will instantly plump, tighten and help protect the skin’s moisture barrier – whilst locking in hydration!

Key Ingredients:

Hyaluronic Acid: A super hydrator providing the skin with suppleness and hydration.

Aloe Vera: Rich in vitamins, this cooling plant extract is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, helping to prevent trans-epidermal water loss.

Yarrow: A powerful healing herb with anti-inflammatory properties.

Chamomile: Known for its soothing, calming and stress-relieving properties.

4. Cleanse & Refresh, Pure Skin Face Wash –

Suitable for all skin types, but particularly ideal for for blemish-prone skin, this sulphate-free cleanser leaves the skin clear, radiant and refreshed without stripping or irritating it. The delicate foaming action deeply cleanses, revealing brighter, clearer and calmer skin whilst protecting the skins natural balance. Are tighter pores, reduced breakouts and balanced oil production of interest to you? This could be the face wash for you.

Key Ingredients:

Moringa: A light oil with anti-microbial properties, full of omega-9 fatty acids.

Rice Bran Oil: High levels of Vitamin E and B help to reduce pigmentation and even out skin tone.

Frankincence: A powerful astringent helping to protect skin cells and the appearance of large pores, acne and blemishes.

5. Sleep, Beauty Sleep Hyaluronic Mist –

Much more than your traditional pillow spray, get yourself the good nights sleep you’ve been waiting for, whilst hydrating and plumping the skin. This hyaluronic mist has been formulated with Full Spectrum CBD oil to help alleviate sleeplessness and calm overactive minds. This mist will hydrate and plump your skin, whilst supporting rest and helping you to immerse yourself in a better night’s sleep.

Key Ingredients:

Hyaluronic Acid: The ultimate complexion champion responsible for hydration and glow

CBD Oil: Helps ease sleeplessness associated with stress and anxiety, whilst supporting a better night’s sleep

Valerian: Assists with a relaxing sleep and clams overactive minds.

Shop Now at BalanceMe.com

*All Balance Me products are cruelty-free, manufactured in the UK, honestly natural and have recyclable packaging, with most of the range also being suitable for Vegans.

Emma Tarabay

Partnerships and Editorial Manager at Cohorted Communications / Cohorted Cult 98% of the time you will find me in my pj's, looking at photos of sloths and wishing I had a dog, whilst drinking endless amounts of tea and mango juice. - www.ejtlifestyle.co.uk

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