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David Jones

Start your New Year in gorgeous health

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There’s no denying the silly season is good for the soul, but it can be less kind to the body. From the merrymaking at Christmas, to the festivity of New Year’s Eve, the summertime is often a season of ongoing overindulgence.

That is why, amid all the heartwarming hoopla, it’s important to show your body a little tender loving care. Late night shenanigans can often lead to early morning tired eyes, dehydration, and lingering afternoon lethargy.

Thankfully, the peak of Australia’s summer is punctuated by the start of the New Year, making it the perfect time for a complete revamp of your current wellness regime. Whether you’ve always wanted to explore the art of cold press juicing, or you’ve been putting off cleansing and replenishing your bathroom cabinet, now’s the time.

You’ve successfully ticked off your Christmas list, you’ve welcomed 2017. The only thing left to do is start your new year in gorgeous health.

To help you get started, we’ve gathered 8 deluxe wellness products we think you ought to try. From superfood goodness at The Super Elixir for your kitchen pantry, to sensual oils to keep on your bedside table, these are a few of our favourite, fine feather things.  

IN ESSENCE In Essence Sleep Easy Oil Blend 25ml


 IN ESSENCE In Essence Sleep Easy Oil Blend 25ml

Since the start of summer you’ve probably had a lot of sun, but what you may have been missing is enough good quality sleep. In the interest of catching up on some revitalising shuteye, now may be the time to explore the art of aromatherapy. Combining pure essential oils of lavender, mandarin, roman chamomile and valerian, In Essence's Sleep Easy Oil Blend is a natural relaxing blend for the relief of sleepiness.

IN ESSENCE In Essence Ultra Sonic Vaporiser

IN ESSENCE In Essence Ultra Sonic Vaporiser

One cannot fully enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy without the tools to do so. This Ultra Sonic Vaporiser is a safe, effective and pleasant way to use pure essential oils both therapeutically, and for a little extra ambience. Designed with ultra-sonic technology, the vaporiser works on the vibrations of the water held inside. With no heat, candles or chemicals involved, the unit is a safe and simple way to keep your home ambrosial, and in turn, your mind at ease.

THE SUPER ELIXIR Limited Edition AERIN x THE SUPER ELIXIR Gold Caddy 600g

THE SUPER ELIXIR Limited Edition AERIN x THE SUPER ELIXIR Gold Caddy 600g

With summertime parties comes summertime cocktails and summertime treats. It’s one of the tastiest times of year. Unfortunately, it’s not always the most nutritious. That’s why now’s the time to invest in the super elixir, a daily supplement formulated to be absorbed by your body at a cellular level, combining 45 nutrients to help restore your body’s healthy pH balance. Made from organic wholefoods with bio-live ingredients, this cult Alkalizing Greens powder is loved by supermodels and Hollywood actresses around the globe. Better yet, WelleCo, in collaboration with Aerin Lauder, has created the Limited Edition AERIN x THE SUPER ELIXIR Gold Caddy, so you can now rejuvenate your insides in style. 

JURLIQUE Lavender Body Oil

JURLIQUE Lavender Body Oil JURLIQUE Lavender Body Oil

The benefits of using body oils are endless, especially during the warmer months. Summer sun exposure leaves your skin in need of extra hydration to keep it properly moisturised. A replenishing delicately lavender-scented body oil to calm the skin as well as the senses, Jurlique’s Lavender Body Oil is the perfect little something to add to your bathroom vanity; a suitably sensual way of keeping your skin soft and silky for the rest of summer.

THE SUPER ELIXIR THE SUPER ELIXIR Hydrator Bottle

THE SUPER ELIXIR THE SUPER ELIXIR Hydrator Bottle

A water bottle can’t change your life, but the right one can make improving your health simpler, and far more stylish. Made from BPA-free, impact-resistant and dishwasher durable, The Super Elixir Hydrator Bottle allows you to alkalise your super greens, the ones you’ve just stocked your kitchen pantry with, on the go. Featuring a one-handed push button lid operation, and a rotating meter allowing you to monitor your daily water consumption, this sleek forest-green bottle makes staying hydrated a breeze. 

BODYISM CLEAN AND LEAN Ultimate Clean Fibre 300g

BODYISM CLEAN AND LEAN Ultimate Clean Fibre 300g

The New Year marks a clean slate, why not hit the ground running with a cleaner body? And a clearer mind.  Be kind to your insides in 2017 with the Ultimate Clean Fibre shake from Clean and Lean. A powerful probiotic formula that eliminates fat storing toxins, this green powder is enriched with psyllium husk, slippery elm, wild rosella and rice bran, and free from gluten, added sugar and artificial colours, sweeteners, flavours and preservatives. Best taken once a day, after breakfast time.

IN ESSENCE Muscle Ease Body Oil 100ml

IN ESSENCE Muscle Ease Body Oil 100ml

One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to work out more. Unfortunately, getting fitter can sometimes result in an aching and tired body. Prepare yourself for your 2017 fitness regime ahead of time with the In Essence Muscle Ease Body Oil. Its stimulating blend of lemongrass, eucalyptus and rosemary pure essential oils, in a nourishing sweet almond and jojoba oil base, has been designed to warm the body and relieve tired, aching muscles and joints; making it the perfect potion to have on hand post-workout.

THE SUPER ELIXIR THE SUPER ELIXIR Nourishing Protein - Chocolate 300G

THE SUPER ELIXIR THE SUPER ELIXIR Nourishing Protein - Chocolate 300G

Because getting healthy shouldn’t have to mean getting bland, The Super Elixir Nourishing Protein powder adds a little chocolate-y goodness to your New Year meal plan. An all-natural alternative to bulky whey-based proteins, this unique formula comes entirely from plants that most of us would recognise, including peas, dandelions, and pomegranates. Designed to assist wellness and vitality, this tasty powder helps to alleviate the negative impacts of stress, fatigue, and premature aging. The fact that it’s made in Australia and tastes like chocolate is a delicious, added bonus.