Beauty is a universal concern. Whoever you are, whatever your background, or wherever you might be at the moment matters little when it comes to the question of beauty. Being concerned for it or even simply the appreciation of it are mere aspects of it that we all tend to fuss or worry about. And to put it simply, who wouldn’t want to attain a certain level of beauty? Or if one already has it, improve on it or even just maintain it?
The universality of our concern for beauty or simply looking good certainly breaks barriers. Culture would have little or even nothing to do with it. If any, it might set to put some modifications on people’s conceptions or even appreciation of beauty, but for the most part there’s not much difference. Perhaps it is because of the fact that the desire to look good at all times is something that’s inherent in every human being, and that’s all there is to it.
Still, I personally can’t help but wonder about the various preoccupations with beauty of different kinds of people. Certain attributes, such as the creation of products specifically made for beauty, have been identified with some people. For example, over the years people have associated the manufacture and production of beauty products with the French or Italians, with probably the Americans gaining some recognition as well.
Little or no mention has at all been made about the connection between beauty products and the British, for some reason. Maybe it is all because of the fact that we’ve been so used to identifying the French and the Italians with beauty products that we’ve grown somewhat oblivious of the fact that the British are also quite capable of making their own line of quality products. And in fact they are which is why it is interesting and enlightening to see some of the best British beauty products in the market.
Of the British and Products of Beauty
Surprising as it might seem to many that there are actually plenty of great British beauty products out there, it would be even better if we actually check it out. The following are a few examples of the great products coming from the British Isles.
• Beauty Kitchen – A whole range of great beauty products from Glasgow. Especially created by Lacy McFarlane, the whole range of Beauty kitchen products are all natural, and shop clients could even have the benefit of having products specifically created for them and all fresh at that.
• Aromatherapy Associates (aromatherapyassociates.com) – Launched by Geraldine and Sue Beechey back in 1985, Aromatherapy Associates have offered wonderful products such as Reviving Morning Bath & Shower and Deep Relax Bath & Shower Oil. Its products are being sold at exclusive spas and hotels in well over 30 countries all over the world.
• Botanicals Natural Skin Care (botanicals.co.uk) – It all started in 2003, when the daughter of founder Wendy Stirling had a reaction to a specific type of herbal shampoo. Today, Botanical Natural Skin Care is being managed by a group of mums in Leicestershire. Botanicals Natural Skin care makes use of natural ingredients such as ginger and lemongrass.