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Gwdihw balms - little pots of magic!

Gwdihw (pronounced as Goody Hoo) is a range of natural, chemical and colour free balms produced in Wales. Gwdihw is the welsh word for Owl in case you're wondering!

The concept is that they use traditionally used oils and ingredients that have been used since generations for soothing and healing and are seen as appropriate tools for pampering in a hectic life we live today. 

I have two in my possession as of now, namely the Twinkle Toes and Magic Muscle Rub. 

How darn cute is the packaging? I am absolutely obsessed with little tin pots as such and the owl here depicting various different emotions depending on the purpose of the balm is simply adorable and makes me relate to the brand even better. 

The balms look like the normal Vaseline however their texture is more waxy then emollient if you know what I mean.

They are not sticky but in fact the texture is quite solid hence I have to scrape some out every time I want to use it, which is the only downside in my opinion.

I personally don't mind putting some effort in applying this as it slowly feels like a mini pampering ritual now which I have started to enjoy.

The Magic Muscle Rub smells very much like Vicks Balm to me. I like to apply it to aching legs and shoulders and it does a pretty good job as an emollient substance between the fingers and the skin.
My favourite however is the Twinkle Toes Foot Balm. I feel the Foot care market is not as extensive as it should be and there is really not much choice of products to be spoilt for hence this steps in as a nice breath of fresh air.

It contains Lavender hence it goes without saying that this smells absolutely delicious and refreshing! A slight tingly sensation follows seconds after application and it actually feels pretty relieving and calming on my feet when I have been on heels since hours.

Of course it contains very hydrating oils as well which help a lot with the dry skin I get on my feet in the winter.

I feel these are absolute gems and for under a fiver are a guilt free treat. It has quite few other innovative balms for tired and overworked hands, for a good nights sleep, for first aid and also one to keep the bugs away!

Available for £4.49 at mypure.co.uk

Shivani said...

cute, much??
I want!!

Hayley said...

i suffer from tension headaches and sore muscles so the muscle rub looks fab! will definitely be checking out the brand now :)

Hayley x


blog-a-beauté said...

this are so cute!!!! I really want to try them out! Are they available in any stores?! x

Gaby Fauchon said...

Awww I've always loved little tins, but the owls are to cute!




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