With winter well and truly in full swing, we’ve put together a selection of our favourite natural health and beauty solutions to help you to grab winter by its frosty reins and healthily, happily, steer yourself through to spring.

Neals Yard Remedies – Eucalyptus Salve £10

Neals Yard Remedies - Eucalyptus Salve

A perfect remedy for those pesky winter sniffles and coughs.

This stimulating, antiseptic and warming rub can be used for children and adults and is like having a big warm hug on a cold day.

It contains Sunflower oil, seje oil, beeswax, ravensara oil, rosemary oil, eucalyptus oil, pine oil, tea tree oil.

A little goes a long way and is a winter must have in my house (and the Clear Water Revival office at the moment).

Neals Yard Remedies – Organic Inner Strength Tea £2.99

I have to confess, just the name of this tea alone makes me feel better.

If however you need a little more science to convince you that it will boost your immune system then fear not!

These wonderful tea bags are packed with echinacea, elderberry and astralagus to help boost the bodys natural defences, antioxidant-rich acerola, elderflower and warming ginger to pep up vitality.

A comforting blend in winter months, when the body feels chilly, or generally at a low ebb.

Ambre Botanicals- Cupuacu Rich Moisturising Body Butter £25

Amber Botanicals- Cupuacu Rich Moisturising Body Butter

Suffering from chapped skin in this recent cold snap?

This rich body moisturiser contains 100% raw cold-pressed plant oils and butters. This nutritious blend is based on unrefined Shea and Cupuacu butters, known for its outstanding moisture-retaining and softening properties.  It is combined with cold-pressed vegetable oils of Jojoba, Safflower, Apricot Kernel and Sweet Almond, – all superb emollients.

It is soothing and moisturising for all types of skin, including sensitive.

A great winter investment and lovely natural brand with some great products to explore.

L’Occitane – Shea Butter Hand Cream £19

L’Occitane - Shea Butter Hand CreamThere is always a tube of this on my desk, in my bag, in the car….pretty much anywhere I am.

It is a wonderfully effective hand cream but unlike some others, it sinks into the skin beautifully and leaves your hands feeling like they have a protective silky veil over them.

Enriched with 20% Shea Butter, the super-creamy formula contains honey, almond extracts and coconut oil blended with the light and alluring aromas of jasmine and ylang-ylang essences.

Once you use this, you’ll wonder how you lived without it!

Liz Earle Intensive Nourishing Treatment Mask TM £16

Liz Earle Intensive Nourishing Treatment Mask

Struggling with ‘winter face’?  Time to bring out the big guns in the world of skin restoration.

Suitable for all skin types, this creamy mask hydrates and soothes parched, stressed and sensitive skin.

It contains West African shea and borage seed oil to enhance the skin’s natural barrier and comfrey to calm, while the uplifting fragrance of rose-scented geranium helps refresh your senses.

It works wonders and will hydrate and soothe even the most dehydrated winter skin.

Green People Age defy+ Cell enrich facial oil £32

Green People Age defy+ Cell enrich facial oilFacial oil could be the missing piece of your winter skincare regime.

From sensitive to oily and from dry to acne-prone, this high quality oil, made with nourishing plant extracts, could be the thing that your skin has been waiting for

This potent blend of skin nutrients, antioxidants and organic plant actives promotes youth and leaves your skin beautifully soft.

It is enriched with 20 beauty-enhancing active ingredients for a more youthful you.

Aveda Stress-Fix™ range from £22 – £36

Aveda Stress-Fix-Concentrate

If the constant battering of the elements is adding to your stress levels this winter then this lovely range from Aveda contains a harmonious blend of French lavender, lavandin, and clary sage to swiftly take you to a calmer place.

Our favourite is the Stress-Fix concentrate which comes in a handy rollerball which means it’s portable and ready for action when ever things become just a little overwhelming.

Think Press – STRENGTHEN CLEANSE £90 for 3 a day program


Is your body still feeling the residual effects of an overindulgent New Year?

A pick me up is at hand with the 3 day Strengthen Cleanse from Think Press.  It contains 2 plant based nut milks a day which act as a great source of protein and essential minerals to keep you energised.  The program includes 2 green juices a day and a beetroot based juice which is lovely and earthy and well suited to a wintery palette.

The company offer one off programs or you can subscribe to regular cleanses.

Green People natural sun care from £14.50

Green People natural sun careJetting off for some winter sun?

Green People’s sun care range is marine friendly and organic. They have adult and children’s ranges and protect your skin from UVA and UVB rays with natural derived ingredients that are gentle but highly effective.

Bursting with over 80% organic ingredients they are gentle on your skin and offer up to 96% UVB protection.

We love this stuff!

Have you used any of the above or other natural health and beauty products?

We’d love to hear which ones you love and which you can’t live without……