It’s here! SANTAVERDE’s best-selling Age Protect range lands in the UK this week

Santaverde’s best-selling Age Protect range lands in the UK this week at Santaverde.co.uk and if this clean, green German brand is new to you, there are a lot of reasons we think you’ll love it.

 

Water-free and drenched with plant juices, Santaverde harnesses the healing, hydrating power of aloe 

Here are 5 – for starters:

– Santaverde products are 100% water-free (which means no need for preservatives to combat water-borne bacteria/extend shelf life), and because they use pure aloe juice and natural extracts the products are more concentrated and 100% naturally active

– The brand is multi-certified organic and cruelty-free by Natrue, Leaping Bunny, EU Bio and others.

– Santaverde’s star ingredients are aloe vera juice and aloe blossom nectar (among other naturals such as avocado, thistle and apricot). If you’re thinking “aloe blossoms?” and getting a blank picture, they’re those red and yellow upward-pointing succulent “flowers” you sometimes see growing next to the thick green aloe stalks.

– Considering Santaverde’s products contain such a high concentration of powerful natural plant and fruit actives, the Age Protect range is nicely priced.

The Santaverde difference:

Water-based or synthetic skincare v. Santaverde’s pure aloe juice/plant/natural actives formulas

– All of Santaverde’s aloe is hand-harvested at founder Sabine Beer and her husband’s finca in Estepona in southern Spain while the organic aloe blossom is processed at Santaverde’s own laboratory to produce a powerful antioxidant elixir to strengthen skin’s own defences and help stave off free radical damage.

Their aloe is up to 10 times more “naturally active” than most, if not all, other aloe used in skincare, on the market, meticulously extracted and harvested on-site.

25 years ago, after finally finding the answer for her over-reactive skin, Sabine Beer founded her own aloe vera-based beauty range Santaverde  

 

The Santaverde Story

25 years old this year, the Santaverde story has simple roots.  Sabine’s neighbour in Spain gave her a fresh aloe “leaf” to soothe her red, inflamed skin and while nothing else had helped, the aloe was like a calming tonic.  Impressed and surprised by how well the cooling, liquidy gel oozing from the aloe leaf had worked,  Sabine searched for aloe juice skincare but found none, so she invested in creating her own.

WATCH: THE SANTAVERDE DIFFERENCE Founder Sabine Beer explains why the range is so “active” and why the range contains pure plant juices instead of water.

WATCH:  We’ve never seen aloe being harvested for beauty before – fascinating and worth a watch! Click here to see the video on YouTube: Harvesting Aloe Vera at the Santaverde finca in southern Spain

 

 We have 3 x Santaverde Age Protect Moisturisers to WIN, worth £46 each!

Head over to our SANTAVERDE COMPETITION PAGE to enter. Ends 12 Oct, winners will be notified by the 15th!

Age Protect – a closer look

 

AGE PROTECT FACIAL OIL £38/30ml

WHAT: A luxurious facial oil from Santaverde formulated to enhance elasticity and slow down signs of ageing, with thistle leaves, argan, evening primrose and aloe vera blossoms to support demanding, dry or sensitive skin. Helps strengthen the skin’s natural barrier function, smooth fine lines and even out the complexion, thanks to active ingredients from high quality root extracts.

HOW TO: Shake well before use to mix the two phases (care phase and active ingredient phase). After cleansing and toning, gently massage 2 to 3 drops into the face, neck and décolleté or mix with age protect moisturiser for more intensive support.

TIP: To see best results, keep applying daily for at least a month.

More info/buy: Liv.co.uk

 

AGE PROTECT MOISTURISER £46/30ml (WIN ONE! – see below)

WHAT: This fresh, brightening, regenerating, velvety anti-ageing facial moisturiser strengthens skin’s structure and helps even out hyper-pigmentation. Pure aloe vera juice, aloe vera blossoms (the red and yellow aloe “flowers” of the aloe plant), hyaluronic acid and root extracts make this a moisturiser that all skin types will be happy with but sensitive or redness-prone skin will really love this gentle, calming product.

Pure aloe vera juice and hyaluronic acid intensively hydrate and bind moisture, leaving the skin looking more “dewy” and plumped up. Antioxidant-rich aloe vera blossoms and cell-protective oils from evening primrose and apricot provide protection against the harmful effects of free radicals – omega-rich evening primrose is one of the best “skin food oils” you can feed your skin with, particularly good for minor irritations or tendency towards dryness.

More info/buy: Liv.co.uk 

 

 

 

AGE PROTECT TONER £32

 

 

 

WHAT: This fresh scented, concentrated toner enhances the moisturising process as part of your daily age protect routine. The pure aloe vera juice instantly hydrates, the aloe vera blossoms and rock rose petals boost the skin’s own processes naturally, offering intensive protection against free radicals and oxidative stress.

Excellent against hyper-pigmentation, promoting a fresh, newly vitalised and more even-toned complexion.

More info/buy: Liv.co.uk

 

AGE PROTECT BOOST AMPOULES £38/10 ampoules

 

 

WHAT: This is a box of 10 mini-ampoules to use as an intensive ten day treatment, or alone when skin needs a major pick-up! Skin-plumping ingredients include pure aloe vera juice, aloe vera blossom extracts, hyaluronic acid, sea buckthorn and apple extracts to feed cells and protect against free radical damage. Also designed to regulate melanin production and lessen the look of unwanted pigmentation.

HOW TO: Use 10 days straight or individually, as and when needed as a supercharged drink for skin.

 

WIN an Age Protect Moisturiser worth £46

(We’ve got 3 to give away!)

Santaverde are giving away 3 x Age Protect Moisturisers worth £46 each to Beauty Shortlist readers so keep an eye open because we’ll be posting this new giveaway on the blog in the next couple of weeks!

We love the whole range but by a whisker or two, the Age Protect Moisturiser just might be our favourite. Suitable for all skin types but brilliant if you have problematic, irritated, sensitive skin – and if you’re “going green” with your skincare this winter, the moisturiser would be a key product to try for the new season to boost your autumn beauty stash.

Look out for the giveaway/comp, which will be live on our COMPETITION PAGE before 7 Oct!

 

SHOP the entire Face and Body Santaverde collection including

the Age Protect range

at

Santaverde.co.uk

Liv.co.uk

Also available at Harvey Nichols at the following branches:

London (Knightsbridge), Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Dublin, Edinburgh, Liverpool & Bristol

 

You might also like…?

Santaverde’s Shower Gel.  We tried this a few months ago. Aloe-rich with omega-rich sea buckthorn, it’s gentle and clean-feeling. This is a great one for anyone who finds some shower gels a bit “drying”.  We’d buy it again. £13.50.

 



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