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Lepicol – Lighter

Lepicol – Lighter

‘Lepicol Lighter is a high fibre product containing seven strains of live bacteria, chromium, an essential mineral that helps the maintenance of normal blood glucose levels, glucomannan, a plant fibre which contributes to weight loss and psyllium husk, which contributes to maintaining normal bowel transit.’ Manufactured by Probiotics International Ltd (Protexin), the makers of Bio-Kult and Lepicol, Lepicol Lighter contains seven strains of live bacteria to help support your gut flora. It also contains psyllium husk to support bowel movements,…

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Biotta – Vegetable and Fruit Juices

Biotta – Vegetable and Fruit Juices

Founded in Switzerland in 1931 by Dr. Hugo Brandenberger, the organic beverage company, Biotta, has remained dedicated to its original goal of producing top-quality juice from vegetables and fruits just as nature intended–fresh from the field into the bottle. Biotta has established reliable and scientific organic growing techniques, protecting the natural wholesomeness and taste of all ingredients, and their juices use only natural and physical processing methods as opposed to commonly used chemical methods. Biotta juices are: 100 percent organic…

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Motion Nutrition – Unplug: Ease your Mind

Motion Nutrition – Unplug: Ease your Mind

‘This night-time nootropic contributes to normal psychological and cognitive function, normal functioning of the nervous system, normal production of thyroid hormones and normal DNA synthesis.’ Motion Nutrition are known as a sports nutrition brand, but they are far more than that. They are all about living an active lifestyle and provide nutritional support with the aim to help you live an active and healthy life. From brain health nootropics that support your mental wellbeing to organic sports supplements, they have…

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BetterYou – Magnesium Sleep Lotion

BetterYou – Magnesium Sleep Lotion

‘A magnesium-rich formula designed to relax body and mind, for a restful night’s sleep.’  When I was sent two bottles of BetterYou’s new Magnesium Sleep Lotion to try, I have to admit that I was really excited. It seems that the older I get, the more I struggle to sleep – and it’s been a real problem in recent weeks. I’ve been struggling to fall asleep and during the night I find myself waking up every few hours. So when…

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Green People Spice & Root Hand Cream

Green People Spice & Root Hand Cream

After a long hard winter with bitter cold and blowing winds, spring is finally here with temperatures soaring this week. It’s that time of year (if not a month late) where we dig out our short sleeve tops and denim shorts from under the bed to get that all-important vitamin D. Spice & Root, Ginger & Lemongrass hand cream from Green People is helping to nourish my dry hands and bring them back to life by making them silky smooth….

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Wellwoman Pomegranate & Cranberry Vitamin Drink

Wellwoman Pomegranate & Cranberry Vitamin Drink

The latest product to hit the shelves from the renowned Wellwoman Vitabiotics range is the delicious Pomegranate & Cranberry Vitamin Drink. Jam packed with goodness, it comes in a 250ml can, which is not only refreshing, but the vitamin drink is filled with plenty of iron, vitamins B6 and B12, contributing to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and supporting normal function of the immune system. The cans are tastefully packaged in a tall aluminium can having used the primary…

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Helios Homeopathy – Helios Hay Fever

Helios Homeopathy – Helios Hay Fever

Helios Hay Fever is a homeopathic medicinal product used within the homeopathic tradition for the symptomatic relief of hay fever. A common allergic condition that affects up to one in four people in the UK, symptoms of hay fever include runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezing, cough, itchy nose, fatigue and sore, itchy and/or watery eyes. Containing allium cepa, euphrasia and sabadilla, this homeopathic medicinal remedy provides quick, effective relief from hay fever symptoms – without any unwanted side effects. Allium…

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Nelsons – Calendula Cream

Nelsons – Calendula Cream

Nelsons has been providing natural healthcare products to the general public since 1860 and today are the UK’s leading natural healthcare provider. Nelsons is also Europe’s longest established homeopathic manufacturer and the brand’s passion is producing holistic products to help with everyday common ailments and to maintain good skin. I tested their Calendula cream, a multi-purpose cream for rough, dry, flaky and chapped skin. The cream features the purest extracts from the calendula (marigold) plant, the bold sunshine yellow flower…

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Optima – Aloe Dent Activated Charcoal Toothpaste

Optima – Aloe Dent Activated Charcoal Toothpaste

From a young age we are taught to brush our teeth twice a day for healthy teeth and gums, and to brush our teeth using a chemical-free toothpaste, but of course we want to ensure that it tastes nice, with the average person having 10,000 taste buds. This Aloe Dent Activated Charcoal Toothpaste is free from fluoride and SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate) and is suitable for vegetarians and vegans, which is made quite clear on the packaging. Don’t let the…

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Green People – Orange Blossom Exfoliator

Green People – Orange Blossom Exfoliator

“This skin-purifying facial exfoliator gently removes dull, dry and dead skin to instantly revive the complexion and promote the absorption of moisturisers. Enriched with Pomegranate, Rosehip and Bentonite clay, it gently refines, detoxes and revitalises your skin.” If you’re anything like me, finding the correct skin care is a struggle – and time consuming, endlessly scrolling through different websites reading the reviews and weighing up “this one is cheaper, but this one has an extra 0.5 in the rating” – then…

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