Citrus

Zest appeal

PUBLISHED : Friday, 10 October, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 10 October, 2008, 12:00am

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Properties found in lemon and orange offer many benefits for the skin, including protecting it against aggressors and acting as a stimulator. The new Body Shop Wellbeing collection is based on the use of active natural ingredients to address daily concerns that come with modern living. Included is the Gently Purify range whose primary focus is to aid the body's natural detoxification process. This Gently Purify Clarifying Clay Mask (HK$209) for the body contains wasabi, Dead Sea mud, clay and algae for their effectiveness in removing impurities, while lemon and orange, rosemary, pine and eucalyptus add refreshing and stimulating properties for a great all over deep cleanse. The latest scent for men from Chanel, Allure Homme Edition Blanche (HK$465), offers a zesty spritz for the day. It combines oriental facets (tonka bean, vetiver and amber) with the freshness of lemon and bergamot, with other notes including white and pink pepper, and cedar. The new Natura Bisse Invigorating C+C Vitamin Scrub (HK$680) is a zesty scrub for the face containing an exfoliating formula of rosa mosqueta seeds, mineral powder, bitter orange and bamboo micro-sponges. It contains the vitamin component citrus aurantium dulcis which, according to the brand, is a powerful antioxidant. Three other forms of vitamin C are also included, all designed to protect the skin from stress.