From a makeup primer to a treatment for cracked feet, there are so many ways you can use Weleda Skin Food - otherwise known as the little green tube of magic!
A must have in your handbag, the bathroom and the car, we call it a little green tube of magic because it can do almost anything. With gentle, plant-based, botanical ingredients this multi-purpose skin cream is deeply moisturising, helps to support the skin's natural balance, and provides calming relief from irritation and soreness.
Loved by celebrities and makeup artists all over the world, this multitasking moisturiser can be used for anything and has an endless multitude of uses. Here are our top 10 favourite ways to use Skin Food.
1. Makeup Primer
Ideal as a priming facial moisturiser before mineral foundation application, Skin Food can be used to create a flawless, hydrated base for longer lasting makeup. Pat a thin layer over your face, allow to soak in, then use your favourite makeup brush to buff in your mineral foundation over the top for dewy, long-lasting full coverage.
2. Soothing Eye Cream
If you're like us, and can never seem to get quite enough sleep, Skin Food can help reduce puffiness by rehydrating and replenishing the area under your eyes. Just pat a little around the eye area (over your daily moisturiser) for an extra boost of moisture.
3. Lip Balm
If your nose and lips get dry & chapped, apply some Skin Food to the affected area to help soothe and moisturise the area super fast. Weleda also have an easy-to-use Skin Food Lip Balm.
4. Cuticle Cream
This deeply moisturising cream is also great to keep your hands from drying out after doing the dishes or due to air conditioning. Just massage a little into your hands and nails a few times a day (or last thing before bed) and see how smooth and beautiful your hands and nails look after use.
5. Barrier Cream
Fake tanning often calls for a good barrier cream to avoid dark patches. Massage a little Skin Food into those dry areas that go way too dark when we self tan - like the knees, elbows & ankles.
Thanks to its richly hydrating ingredients, Skin Food makes a perfectly natural looking highlighter. Apply to the cheekbones, brow bone and nose after applying your face base for a healthy, dewy glow that catches the light and gives you that extra boost of radiance.
7. Face Mask
The soothing ingredients in Skin Food makes it an ideal face mask for replenishing damaged, dehydrated and irritated skin. Apply a thick layer to the face and neck and allow to sink in, then remove with a damp muslin cloth. Tip: It's a wonderful relaxing facial treatment to do in the bath.
8. Hair Serum
If your hair is dry and damaged, this hydrating cream can be applied sparingly to the ends and through the lengths of damp hair to help restore moisture. Ideal for bringing life back to dull hair, Skin Food can help smooth split ends and promote beautiful, bouncy locks.
9. Foot Cream
Perfect for the dry, rough and hardened skin on the soles of our feet, Skin Food can help to soften toughened skin and cracked heels. Great as a rich overnight treatment, slather this nourishing cream all over the feet, put on some socks and let it work its magic while you sleep.
10. Cracked Skin Treatment
This gorgeous cream is great for soothing scraped knees and cracked elbows, helping to replenish moisture to those dry, rough and cracked areas and give the skin a helping hand. Apply nightly to affected areas to keep them smooth, soft and hydrated. Weleda also have a Body Butter version!
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