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Cool teen skincare brand

There's a new kid on the on the skincare block targeting teens. Spots & Stripes is the brainchild of a former Vogue beauty ed, and it's seriously good.

Teen tween earth friendly skincare brand Spots & Stripes

We love a cool new beauty brand at Muddy and this week we’ve been having a play with Spots & Stripes. More to the point my teenage son has been slathering himself in the stuff – I’m doing a little dance as I haven’t nagged him once to wash properly. Oh bejeezus, stinky boys are a thing.

 

If there was ever a gap in the beauty market that needed to be filled, it’s skincare for tweens and young teens. Too old for gentle products aimed at fresh-out-of-the-box skin, waaaay to young to be disappearing into a Lynx or Impluse cloud. (Is Impulse even still a thing for girls?!) Plus a lot of products are full of nasties that don’t tackle greasy hair, sweaty bodies and  breakouts, they can also act as hormone disruptors, impacting development in puberty.

 

Say hello to Spots & Stripes. Created by former Vogue, elle, Glamour Beauty Director Charlotte-Anne Fidler, the earth-friendly products are formulated to tackle the unique needs of young teens – packed full of super-smart natural ingredients and cool packaging that’s totally recyclable. Charlotte, a mum of 2 girls,  has tested a gazillion skincare ranges during her career and wanted to create a skincare brand using high quality, sustainably and ethically sourced ingredients. Teens are savvy consumers, and don’t we know it.

 

Apart from the fact, they look great on the bathroom shelf and smell amazing, what I love about the range is its simplicity. The boys range (the stripes) has a hair and body wash, cleanser, hair pomade and a super balm that zaps spots, smooths lips and busts bites. For girls (the spots), bath and shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, cleanser and super balm. No animal testing, 100% natural actives and 0% parabons, sodium laurel sulphate, phthalates and other stuff that I can neither pronounce or have a clue what it is. But I fear it can’t be good.

 

Jax Jeans in Hungerford is now stocking this brilliant brand – perfect for Crimbo pressies for the hard-to-buy-for teen – and Charlotte will be at the boutique on Thu 22 Nov to launch Spots & Stripes. If you have any questions, want to meet the woman behind the brand, pop along.

Spots & Stripes Bath and Shower Gel

Sweet-smelling coconut doubles up as a dirt buster and a powerhouse moisturiser, while all-star essential oils like cedarwood, linden and lavender cleanse and calm.
£12

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Spots & Stripes Gentle Cleansing Lotion

Vitamin-soaked oils, virgin coconut and kukui lift away impurities and leave skin feeling balanced and soft. All-star essential oils like chamomile, lavender and mint calm, refresh and combat blemish-causing bacteria.
£13

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Spots & Stripes Super Balm

Virgin coconut moisturises and soothes chapped or cracked skin. While naiouli, myrrh and an army of powerhouse essential oils zap spots and down-size insect bites and inflammation. Hey, what doesn’t it do?!
£14

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Spots & Stripes Pomade

Awesome styling power. Virgin coconut oil amps up the shine and leaves hair smooth and strong. Vitamin-soaked sea buckthorn and hibiscus boost skin and hair health. While essential oils cedarwood and brilliant benzoin bust grease and help to calm the scalp.
£17

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Spots & Stripes Cleansing Lotion

Vitamin-soaked oils, virgin coconut and kukui lift away impurities and leave skin feeling balanced and soft. All-star essential oils like chamomile, lavender and mint calm, refresh and combat blemish-causing bacteria.
£13

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Spots & Stripes Shampoo and Body Wash

Wheat bran extract and superstar emollient camellia oil leave hair shiny, smooth and strong. Powerhouse essential oils like cedarwood, benzoin and lavender bust dirt and bacteria.
£14

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