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Hempz Citrine Crystal & Quartz Body Buff,
£16.99/200ml, 
www.hempzbeauty.com
"I'm a great fan of this brand. I've tried its hair products and moisturisers before and have always been impressed with the results. This body buff was no exception. Enriched with pure natural hemp seed oil, it's like a gentle workout for the skin. Not too rough or too smooth, it's invigorating with a subtle zesty fragrance and gave me a lovely smooth all-over glow." – Sarah Reeve

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D'Alchemy Age Defying Body Cream,
£47.86/100ml,
www.lovelula.com
"If you love a thick, luxurious body cream with a fragrant aroma then you'll adore this. With notes of warm vanilla and lavender notes, it nourishes and hydrates, perfect for those with sensitive skin. I was surprised how lightweight the consistency of the cream felt on my skin considering how super-nourishing it was which you expect from a thicker, oily-type product. It's perfect for apply morning or night as you can easily get dressed straight away and it lasts all day!" – Olivia Gibson

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Rich Siberian White Body Butter £5.25/200ml, www.naturasiberica.co.ukwww.amazon.co.ukwww.lovelula.com
"Before even trying this product it already made me feel good about myself, highlighting its 'active organics', award for 'best of green beauty' and ingredients that included wild harvested Siberian herbs. With a fresh scent that I can only describe as clean with a hint of citrus, the consistency of the body butter was smooth and reassuringly thick. My dry skin soaked it up instantly no greasy residues here and I had no need to reapply for the rest of the day. Best of all, its purse-friendly pricing means I'll definitely be buying it in future." – Demelza Rayner

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Nature's Kitchen Whipped Cream Coffee & Vanilla Body Scrub, £18.99/200ml, www.lovelula.com
"The first thing I noticed was the gorgeous coffee and vanilla aroma of this 100% natural body scrub divine and the perfect pampering treat for my bathtime. The consistency was creamy and rich with scrub particles that gently buffed rather than ravage the skin. The super-rich butter cream formula left skin feeling silky-smooth and smelling great!" – Danielle Harvey

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Pure Anada Tropical Coconut Sugar Scrub, £16.50/340ml, www.liveinthelight.co.uk
"Even though I'm not getting married and off on honeymoon, I'm going on holiday soon so I jumped at the chance to review this sugar scrub - anything to get my skin exfoliated and bikini-ready! The first thing I noticed was the summery tropical scent of coconut blended with pineapple (I'm a huge fan of coconut-based beauty products). The second thing was the fine texture. I do find some body scrubs to be a bit harsh but this one was just right. The moisturising oils in the product allowed it to glide over my skin effortlessly, leaving it feeling refreshed and buff. The icing on the cake with this beauty essential is the cool packaging - it's easy to pack for my upcoming vacation but even better, it looks fab on my bathroom shelf!" - Claire Ridley

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Oblepikha & Honey Scrub, £6.95/300ml, www.naturasiberica.co.ukwww.amazon.co.ukwww.lovelula.com
"I pounced on this product when it arrived in the office for testing! My lily white skin is in need of a fake tan and is feeling a bit dry and scaly at the moment, so I had the perfect opportunity to try this scrub. The exfoliating grains were bigger than the fine ones you usually find in similar products and I found this made it a lot more effective as well as being easier to rinse away. Massaging it into my arms and legs felt therapeutic and like it was working its magic. By the time I stepped out of the shower my skin was super-smooth and soft and has stayed that way ever since, even my elbows! Highly recommended." - Kelly Andrews

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Institut Esthederm Micellar After Sun Shower Gel, £19/200ml, www.lookfantastic.com
"This face and body shower gel arrived in the office the day before I went on holiday so I had to snap it up! I hate that sticky feeling you get from sun cream and there's nothing better than when you get to wash it off at the end of the day and this is the perfect product for that super-fresh feeling. It uses micellar technology to remove UV filters, sand, salt, chlorine and other nasties that can dry out your skin. It's gel formula has a gorgeous golden tint and lathers up brilliantly. Stepping out the shower, my skin was left soft and hydrated - no mean feat after a day in the sun. I've been using it back at home too, adding a little luxury to my daily routine and helping to prolong my tan!" -Hannah Faulder

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Bioderma Atoderm Nourishing Cream for Dry and Sensitive Skin, £12.50/200ml, www.lookfantastic.com
"I have dry skin that gets easily irritated when shaving and applying products. Over the years, I've tried shea butter, lotions, and coconut oil, but nothing seemed to make a difference."When I was asked to try Bioderma Atoderm Cream, I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised. After just one use, my skin felt softer and looked healthier. The lotion smells amazing and a little goes a long way. After a week of use I haven't made a dent in the bottle and anticipate it will last a long time. For the best results, I recommend applying it when you get out of the shower and your skin is still slightly damp." -Melissa Barker

 
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