The first of 2023 wellness round ups.

First beauty round up this year – but we’re calling it wellness!

New year new year yadda yadda. Well it’s February and it’s time to step away from all the family responsibilities and get back to feeling fabulous this month. It’s a time for romance, with someone else or with yourself. Fall in love with yourself and take true care of you.

Rimba Sweat at Neutral Bay – Infared Sauna from $55

Wellness with a capital Infared Sauna

Sweat it all out with the state-of-the-art Chromotherapy in private suites. Rimba Sweat Neutral Bay offers health benefits from detoxification to weight loss to relaxation. With each session at 50 minutes and each suite with a TV to catch up on your favourite shows, music or podcasts you’ll feel like you’re entering another realm and exit like a new person. Honestly can’t sing the praises of Rimba Sweat enough for making us feel like brand new!

Kind Prep and Protect Mist with Blue Light Protection $18.95

New product alert from the Kind Collective, one that protects your skin with this balancing, calming and revitalising facial mist. The ultimate on-the-go complexion booster will refresh your skin and improve make-up wear. Plus, there are natural anti-blue light ingredients to protect skin from the stresses of wave blue light.

Includes coffee seed extract, brightening Kakadu plum and aloe vera and chamomile.

Skin proud from $14.99

A great new range  of skincare launches in Australia  – Skin Proud. The range of cleansers, detox masks, detox tonic and also hydrators, the range is made from sustainable ingredients at an affordable price point in Priceline.

Essentially they’re all about being proud of the skin you’re in, regardless of your skin type, colour or concern!

Each Skin Proud formula has been made with only the essential ingredients to deliver potent results with packaging made with FSC card and planet-friendly soy ink. 

A comprehensive range to suit every skin need and made for every skin. A great range that focuses on inclusion and diversity, while also encouraging us to embracing imperfections.

Rodan + Fields hair care range starting at $60

Our skin favourites Rodan + Fields has entered the haircare ategory with a scalp first approach. With haircare for both thin, flat hair and frizzy dull or ageing hair, you will find the perfect salvation for healthier looking, stronger hair.

In both kits there is a three step regimen and hair is instantly improved with one use. For the Volume+ regiment there is a unique densifying treatment that will deliver thicker hair instantly.  Both options care for your scalp while also making your hair  voluminous, shiny and smooth. The science of Rodan + Fields has been artfully applied to the hair care range.

Australian skin institute From $60

After decades of working in the beauty industry, founder of the Australian Skin Institute, Francesca Webster, recognised a demand from her clients for highly effective skincare designed specifically to combat the effects of the harsh climate on the skin. The current range is developed by cosmeceutical experts with a focus on simple and active skincare products that are both effective and sustainable.

We tried the Skin renewal hero that combines vitamin C, vitamin B3, and vitamin A for mid-weight non-greasy moisturiser that improve hydration, congestion and also acne.  Delightfully light – and in a refillable bottle.

 We also tried the Daily Remedy which is a potent cosmeceutical loaded with restorative Vitamin C and anti-inflammatory Calendula. This will feel light on the skin but heal and restore your skin.

An excellent range for those who want comprehensive practical care.

Ciate London boost your bronze $49

Look your most glowing self – always. Available in two shades, light medium and medium/dark this rich bronzing powder with two palettes to deliver a dewy, glowy sunkissed look. In each palette there is a sheer blurring finishing powder (which is exceptional), a glow boosting bronzer, a tonal matte blusher and a shimmering highlighter. To finish, finesse any day or evening look with the selection of three eyeshadows, including a transitional matt based shared a, a luminous golden shimmer and a pearlescent bronze.

Each has hyaluronic acid, vitamin c and a proprietary Brazilian bronze/.

Body Yogurt $10

It’s not enough for the world to have body butter, but now we have Body Yogurt. For a seriously softening, and delicious smelling moisturiser that sinks in quick, you’ll want to try our Spiced Orange Body Yogurt.

Infused with the warming scent of orange, vanilla and cinnamon, this festive body moisturiser is enriched with orange peel essential oils and Community Fair Trade organic almond milk from Spain.

The Body Shop’s vegan Spiced Orange Body Yogurt is made with 92% ingredients of natural origin to instantly moisturize that beautiful body of yours.

Sinking in to dry or damp skin, this lightweight cream absorbs in a flash and keeps your skin hydrated for up to 48hr moisture.
The tub made with 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled again once you’ve drenched yourself all the yogurt.

EverEden  From $17

Evereden, the World’s first multi-generational skincare brand that combines naturally derived ingredients with cutting-edge science, is now available at Sephora.

Led by a visionary team of dermatologists, Evereden is non-toxic, clean, and certified to the highest safety standards and is the first to apply advanced ingredients to children’s products typically reserved for premium skincare!

Evereden is revolutionising skincare with an “every age, every stage” approach offering skincare for modern families.

Products launching into Sephora include:

  • Golden Belly Serum | RRP $61
  • Nourishing Stretch Mark Cream | RRP $74
  • Soothing Belly Mask | RRP $21
  • Golden Body Serum | RRP $82
  • Nourishing Baby Face Cream | RRP $50
  • Soothing Baby Massage Oil | RRP $39
  • Baby Shampoo and Body Wash | RRP $29
  • Baby Lip Balm | RRP $17

Frenchie Double Entendre $90

Enjoy the Valentine’s Day pop up at David Jones that is selling sexual wellness brand, Frenchie.   

The exclusive pop-up will give customers the opportunity to shop Frenchie’s bestselling dual motor flexible vibrator, The Double Entendre, and its brand new small but powerful mini vibrator, The Petit Eiffel, in person. Each purchase will receive a free 100ml bottle of Frenchie’s water-based aloe Ohh La La Love Lube and freshly baked French croissants from local French patisserie, La Renaissance.

This is not David Jones’ first foray into the sexual wellness space. The retailer has stocked sexual wellness products, including premium devices and intimate skincare, on its online store from a number of leading brands including Frenchie since November 2021. However, this is David Jones’ first move into a bricks and mortar offering.

Located in the intimates department on the fourth floor of David Jones’ flagship Elizabeth St store in Sydney, the pop-up will run for a limited time from Friday 10th February until Tuesday 14th February.

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About the author

Michelle hails from the UK – but grew up with big flavours and spices thanks to her Singaporean Mum. International cuisine has always been part of Michelle’s life as she explored the world in the pursuit of delicious food and wine – along with a castle or two. Michelle now lives in Sydney after a lengthy stint in Brisbane (a city dear to her heart, which she visits frequently). She is letting her nose and palette be her guide as she discovers and shares exciting and delicious dining experiences. Michelle also loves, in equal measure, fashion, sunshine and puppies.