Beauty buzz

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 26 October, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 26 October, 2008, 12:00am

A change in seasons should mean a change in beauty regimes. The latest organic body lotions and oils on the market leave your skin feeling richly hydrated - and as an added bonus the ingredients are non-toxic and natural.

1. Mukti's hand and body lotion (HK$369/ 300ml) contains 95 per cent certified organic ingredients including aloe vera juice, macadamia oil, shea butter and coconut oil, plus essential oils of orange, mandarin, tangerine and lavender. From Nest at Harvey Nichols, The Landmark, Central.

2. Kathy's Family's massage and body oil (HK$139/120ml) is 99.5 per cent certified organic and blended with antioxidant vitamin E and sweet almond oil. Hemp oil is used as an anti-ageing treatment, while arnica extract heals bruised skin and eases aching muscles. From Global Essence, G/F 25 Caine Road, Mid-Levels.

3. Pangea Organics' Pyrenees Lavender with Cardamom hand and body lotion (HK$249/240ml) is designed for dry to normal skin. Key ingredients include lavender, to soothe and heal, and cardamom, for its antiseptic properties. Available from Nest at Harvey Nichols.

4. Bod's Sandalwood, Rosewood and Patchouli Blend (HK$225/150ml) is designed for dry, cracked skin and contains certified organic almond, avocado, jojoba and safflower oil, plus vitamins A, B, D and E. From Lane Crawford, Pacific Place, Admiralty.