These new body washes from eco-wellness brand Malako, will change the way you kick-start your day. Inspired by the age-old wisdom of traditional Thai healing, the shower gels are unisex, cruelty-free and aim to balance the mind as you wash off.
The Fully Charged All-Over Wash, £19, is ideal for post-workout or gym, It drenches skin with moisture and heals tired muscles. It can also double up as a hair shampoo.
Inspired by ancient healing wisdom, the gentle and nourishing all-in-one formula acts as a body wash, shampoo, cleanser and muscle soak, designed to aid muscle and skin recovery. It contains Thai plai, a healing plant, known for its powerful, muscle relieving and anti-inflaming properties, while therapeutic lavender and clary sage oil, help calm and destress the mind and body, relieve muscle aches, and improve the quality of sleep.
The gentle formula is free from nut oils, mineral oils, SLS, parabens, silicone, synthetic colours, paraffin and petrolatum wax. Malako products are also made in small batches to preserve their potent properties. While it washes away the day’s grime, and works on a practical level, Malako’s collection of products also aims to connect, mind, body and soul through using medicinal plants as its main ingredients.
The Skin To Soul Body & Hand Wash, £19, is a restorative and energising gel, which is the perfect pick-me–up if you are feeling tired or stressed. Packed with refreshing lemongrass, an anti-bacterial and antioxidant which purifies the skin, and may chang, known as the ‘oil of tranquillity’, to promote physical relaxation and mental calm.
It is also enriched with frankincense oil, flavonoid-rich pomegranate extract and Omega-3 fatty acid rich camelina oil, which combine to help deeply nourish the skin, and improve its tone and appearance.
You are left uplifted and lightly scented with the ancient botanicals, and rejuvenating natural oils so skin is left clean and smooth. Good for the body and the soul, too.
*This review is based on a press sample