Summer Detox Top Picks On Counter Culture Store

Summer Detox Top Picks On Counter Culture Store

Checkout our top Summer Detox picks from Counter Culture Store to help you look and feel your best all summer long. 

Summer is the perfect time to detox and refresh your beauty routine. With warmer weather and more outdoor activities, it's essential to focus on both internal and external health to achieve that radiant summer glow.

 

1. Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate

Staying hydrated is crucial for detoxification and maintaining healthy skin. Water helps flush out toxins, improves skin elasticity, and keeps you energised. Aim to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day. Infusing water with lemon, cucumber, or mint can make it more refreshing and provide additional detox benefits.  Or why not try HUX Hydration Tablets.

Just 2 x HUX tablets dissolved into water will replenish your body with essential electrolytes and minerals delivering 4x more hydration than water alone!  

 

  

2. Exfoliate Regularly

Exfoliation removes dead skin cells and promotes cell turnover, giving your skin a fresh, radiant look. Use a gentle exfoliator 2-3 times a week and be careful to avoid over-exfoliating, which can irritate the skin.   

 

One easy way to avoid over exfoliating is with Formulae Prescott's Tri Balm Stic. It's the ultimate 3-in-1 multi-tasker combining a cleanser, exfoliator and moisturiser all in one.  This easy-to-use, push up stick is formulated with an enzyme from pumpkin seeds that gently targets and exfoliates only dead or dying skin. Cleans off your day, leaving skin feeling nourished and moisturised.  Oh and it's perfect for travel! 

 

When it comes to easy options for body exfoliation then why not opt for Trii.  The Triii Face & Body Exfoliating Wash Bars come in five different scents - Rose, Lavender, Frankincense, Peppermint, Lemongrass and Incense.   Packed with natural actives like Apricot and Pumice for gentle exfoliation and Aloe Vera for soothing, they leave you skin smooth and smelling fresh.  Another perfect option when you're travelling as these bars, packaged in recyclable and reusable plastic-free packaging, guarantee no leaks.  

 

 

3. Detox Baths

Detox baths with Epsom salts or apple cider vinegar can help draw out toxins, relieve muscle tension, and improve skin health. Adding a few drops of essential oils like lavender or eucalyptus can enhance the experience and provide additional relaxation benefits.

  

Himalayan salt, also known as "pink salt" has multiple benefits from detoxification, relaxation, softening and exfoliating the skin. It has also been traced to improved circulation and alleviation of muscle soreness and stiffness.  Holistic London's Neroli & Chamomile Bath Salts are designed to sooth your soul and calm your mind.  These Epsom and pink Himalayan salts work together to help to remove toxins and impurities from the body, while the blend of essential oils helps to soothe the senses and de-stress the mind.  kkBoth neroli and chamomile are powerful essential oils to help with relaxation and sleep. This scent helps to make you feel calm, relaxed and ready to rest. Perfect to set the scene for sleep.

 

Or try an indulgent bath oil like Relaxayvoo's Bath & Shower Oil and submerge in a luxurious blend of essential oils. Inhale the delicate citrus scents of Combawa enhanced with piquant notes of Eucalyptus to raise your overall sense of well-being.  Revive your ‘inner you’ while this carefully selected blend leaves your skin fully nourished.

 

 

4. Facial Masks

Using facial masks can deeply cleanse and nourish your skin. Clay masks are excellent for detoxifying and absorbing excess oil, while hydrating masks with ingredients like hyaluronic acid and aloe vera can soothe and moisturise sun-exposed skin​.

 

There is a huge selection of face masks available at Counter Culture Store, from sheet masks to customisable masks and everything in between.  Some of our top picks include:

 

Medik8's Ultimate Recovery Bio-Masks (x 6) Bio.  The zinc-infused formula in these masks helps to promote optimal skin balance and resilience.  They help with moisture retention and help to visibly plump and smooth the look of fine lines for a more youthful-looking skin.  Also perfect to soothe skin post-treatments like micro-needling or microdermabrasion.  Each box contains 6 masks. 

 

For those suffering the effects of hormonal skin then Faace is a brand you'll love.  Hormonal skin is complex. Your routine doesn't have to be. Tiredness, time of the month, over-exercising, over-analysing, under sleeping: we're doing all sorts of self-sabotage to our skin.  Checkout their range for Period Faace, Menopause Faace, Stress Faace, Sweaty Faace, Tired Faace or Dull Faace.  

 

Or mask while you sleep. Reverse environmental damage with the potent night-time mask with The Organic Pharmacy's Retinol Corrective Mask.   A powerful, yet gentle, night treatment that helps to boost collagen production, firm and smooth wrinkles and reduce pigmentation to reveal a clear and radiant complexion.  This one shold be avoided during pregnancy. 

 

 

 

5. Protect Your Skin

Sun protection is vital during summer. Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 30 every day, even on cloudy days.  Sunscreen prevents premature ageing, reduces the risk of skin cancer, and avoiding sun damage is simply the best way to keep your skin looking youthful.  It should be the last step in your morning skincare regime.

 

Whether you're a seasoned SPF devotee or new to the sun protection game, Hello Sunday is elevating the humble sunscreen to new heights.  The Everday One is a lightweight, nourishing moisturiser packing broad spectrum UVA + UVB SPF50 cover, as well as protection from life's everyday aggressors (blue light, infrared, pollution) thanks to a unique algae extract, Dunaliella Salina.  This barely-there skincare staple was created for all skin types, tones and textures, offering a super hydrated and radiant natural finish for The Everyday thanks to a combination of active Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin C and Vitamin B5.  Oh and don't forget about SPF for your lips, Hello Sunday One for the Lips is also SPF50.

 

 

 6. Adequate Sleep

Getting enough sleep is crucial for skin repair and detoxification. Aim for 7-9 hours of quality sleep each night.  Establishing a calming bedtime routine, such as reading or meditating, can help improve sleep quality.  Consider wearing eye masks to help sleep in the lighter summer months.  

 

We're big fans of the oh-so-luxurious Drowsy Sleep Co Masks.  These anti-ageing silk masks helps you sleep in total darkness.  With big, squishy, cloud-like padding they give total black-out.  Made from pure mulberry silk they are hypoallergenic and breathable.  Provides the ultimate escape for tired eyes.   

 

And if you need help drifting off then look no further than the amazing range of sleep-inducing products from Anatome - a modern London apothecary.  Anatomē collection of sleep oils, body and bath oils and candles are expertly blended by their team of aromacologists.   We particularly love the Somali Frankincense Sensory Pulse Point Oil.  This scent supports better sleep by calming an overstimulated mind.  Somali Frankincense has an ethereal, dry, diffusive aroma, with bright citrus notes over a peppery, resinous undertone. This rare 22-ingredient essential oil blend encourages deeper sleep by soothing and calming an overactive mind.  Ideal for those who struggle to fall asleep, quieting mind chatter and anxious nighttime thoughts.

 

 

7. Clean Your Make Up Brushes!!

Be honest, when did you last clean them?  A summer detox is the perfect time to clean your make-up brushes and this multi-award winning kit -  Donna May Make-Up Brush Cleaning Kit - is just what you need.

 

Expertly crafted in the UK to make your makeup brush cleaning easy and manageable. You will also fall in love with its incredibly fresh citrus scent of grapefruit and mandarin.  Simply wet your brushes in warm water and swirl around the cleanser, which will foam and dissolve makeup residue. Use the soft rubber pad in the lid to massage your brushes gently to remove stubborn dirt. Rinse with plenty of water, gently squeeze dry with the soft microfibre cloth and leave to dry flat.  Get ready to bid goodbye to grime and say hello to gorgeous brushes!

 

Detoxing and updating your beauty routine for summer involves a combination of hydration, nutrition, proper skincare, and lifestyle changes. By incorporating these tips, you can achieve a healthy, radiant complexion and overall well-being, ready to enjoy all the activities and fun that summer has to offer.  Now all we need is some sun!  

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