Having spent a lot of time in Australia we know first hand just how harsh the sun is there. Because of this we tend to think that whatever range of sun care that originates from down under is going to be pretty awesome stuff.
It makes sense for an Australian brand to launch a sun care range and this May 1st Jurlique are launching their sun specialist range. Very kind of Jurlique to launch just before our Summer even though it's Autumn/Winter in the southern hemisphere!
The new Jurlique sun screen is only available in the SPF 40 high protection with a PA+++ rating (high protection against UVA aging rays) making it suitable for all the family.
What I particularly like about this sun cream is that where most brands just focus on the very important job of sun protection, Jurlique also include ingredients which have great skin care benefits too.
Jurlique always use home grown ingredients (they actually own a farm in Australia!)and for this sun protection they have used a blend of botanical ingredients including...
Black Elder-helps reduce skin redness
Calendula flower-comforts skin sensitivity
Licorice Root-Helps to fade discolouration and brighten
Riberry-Helps promote production of collagen and elastin
Shea Butter-Intense moisturisation
It doesn't contain any parabens, artificial colours or formaldehyde.
Gentle enough to use on the face and body, even on a sensitive skin.
100ml is £27.00
Jurlique sunless tanner is another new launch this May and is great for people who are a bit nervous of applying a full on fake tan all over. This is a gradual tanner which you apply each day as your regular body lotion. Each day it will gradually give you a subtle colour which builds over time.
The colour will never get too dark as it works on your skins natural melanin, making it an individual colour on everyone. If you are really fair skinned you won't look orange, just a few shades darker than your natural skin tone.
I would apply it each day but use an exfoliating body scrub about every three days to ensure the colour doesn't build up in dry skin areas or go patchy.
Do make sure you wash your hands after each use (or use a mitt) because it does stain your fingers.
It also doesn't have that horrid biscuity smelling scent that regular tan has.
Colour will begin to gradually look darker after two to three hours and will be completely developed within six hours of application.
A nice product to use throughout the Summer months or just for a week in advance for a special occasion.
Again naturally derived ingredients which are native to Australia.
DHA-The tanning ingredient which is derived from sugar cane
Sweet Orange-natural tan accelerator
Safflower seed oil-moisturising
Glycerin-Smoothes and prevents dehydration
This does not have sun protection in it so you will still need to apply an SPF before catching the rays.
150ml is £24.00
Both of these products are available from 1st May at www.jurlique.co.uk