As much as Summer is one of the most wonderful times of the year, we often forget the horrendous humidity and stuffy public transport we use to get from A to B. The sun is welcomed warmly however, especially in London, it turns the mundane everyday tasks and commutes into journeys from hell. In order to remove these sticky situations from the back of your minds, we’ve compiled a gracious list of fabulous products to fit every budget, that will target those stuffy mornings and eliminate any problems. Prepare yourselves fresher than ever in the mornings and scrub away those hot, sticky days at night.
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Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris A La rose scented body cream – A nourishing rose body cream enriched with shea butter that is both moisturising and pleasant to use.
Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris A La rose scented shower cream – This shower cream infuses rose and musk scents to create a fragrant shower experience.
Jo Loves White Rose and Lemon Leaves Bath Cologne – This light cologne is designed to be used in the bath, leaving the skin feeling soft and with a scent that lasts throughout the day.
Diptyque Do Son Shower Oil – With notes of tuberose, rose and orange blossom, this fragrant shower oil turns into a foam on contact with water.
Dr Hauschka Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Wash – This firming body wash with ginger, fresh lemon and lemongrass is a refreshing start to the morning.
Cartier All Over Shampoo – A scented 2-in-1 shower gel formula that cleanses both the hair and skin.
Issey Miyake L’eau D’issey PURE – A simple fragrance with notes of white flowers and woody cashmeran.
L’Occitane en Provence Eau de Cedrat Eau de toilette – A fresh, woody perfume with notes of cedrat, nutmeg and cedar.
Cartier Eau de Toilette – This perfume uses the Japanese yuzu fruit as a main note alongside violet leaves and wood to create a classic, unisex scent.
Issey Miayke L’eau D’issey Moisturising Body Lotion – The light, fragranced body lotion hydrates, leaving the skin feeling soft with a scent that lasts all day.
Issey Miyake L’eau D’issey Moisturising Shower Cream – This shower cream cleanses the skin without drying it whilst the scent of L’eau D’issey creates a luxurious shower experience.
L’Occitane en Provence Stick Deodorant – Formulated without aluminium, this stick deodorant uses the Cedrat scent to protect underams without leaving marks.
Aesop Geranium Leaf Body Scrub – A gel-based body scrub with pumice to polish and refine the skin.
Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Italian Resort Smoothing Body Scrub – This creamy scrub is enriched with citrus zests, volcanic pumice and jojoba grains to achieve optimal exfoliation.
Frank Peppermint Coffee Body Scrub Tough (and minis) – A coffee-based scrub infused with peppermint oil invigorates the skin and buffs away dead skin cells.
Susanne Kaufmann Körperpeeling Body Scrub – This gentle body scrub uses fine sea sand and St. John’s wort, creating a spa-like experience.
Nars Body Glow Huile Pailettée Pour Le Corps – A dark shimmering body oil with Tahitian Monoi oil leaves the skin glowing and fragrant.
Nuxe huile Prodigieuse Multi Purpose Dry Oil, Face, Body, Hair – A golden dry oil with plant oils that can be used on the hair, body and face.
M&S Rosie for Autograph Summer Rose Shimmer Body Oil – With moisturising sweet almond and camelina oil, this all over shimmer oil leaves the skin as hydrated as it is illuminated.
Vita Liberata Marula Dry Oil Self Tan SPF 50 – This unique product; a self-tan dry oil includes SPF50 so skin stays protected and nourished.
& other stories Samite Gold Body Oil – Enriched with macadamia oil, this body oil adds a radiance to the skin.
Byredo Mojave Ghost Body Wash – A deeply fragrant body wash with notes of ambrette, violet and chantilly musk.
Frederick Malle Cologne Indelebile Body Wash – This body wash includes notes of musk, neroli and bergamot for a refreshing shower experience.
Dior Sauvage Shower Gel – A scented body wash with bergamot and amber wood.
Escentric Molecules Escentric 03 Body Wash – A paraben and sulfate-free body wash combines the citrus notes of lime and grapefruit with the spicy ginger and sandalwood.
Aromatherapy Associates London Refinery Refreshing and Invigorating Body Wash – With soothing aloe and bitter orange, lemon and juniper oil, this body wash hydrates and refreshes the skin.
Rituals The Ritual of Karma Limited Edition Shower Foam – A refreshing, summer shower foam with white lotus and bergamot.
Amouage Interlude Man Bath and Shower Gel – This scented shower gel gently moisturises the skin.
Elemental herbology Body Essentials Grapefruit and Mandarin Body Wash – An aloe-based body wash with grapefruit and mandarin.
Ancienne Ambiance Damask Hand and Body Wash – A moisturising rose body wash that doubles as a hand wash.
Penhaligon’s Quercus Bath and Shower Gel – This gentle shower gel is designed to soften and nourish the skin.
Molton Brown Orange and Bergamot – With notes of bergamot, orange blossom and musk, this body wash is refreshing when used in the shower.
Acqua di Parma Colonial Club Deodorant Spray – This deodorant spray protects the underarms, leaving a fresh scent.
Dr. Hauschka Sage Mint Deodorant – A deodorant that gently nourishes and protects the underarms in an aluminium-free formulation.
Rituals The Ritual of Sakura Rice Milk and Cherry Blossom Anti-Perspirant Spray – With cherry blossom and rice milk extracts, this anti-perspirant spray provides the underarms with 24 hour protection.
Dior Sauvage Deodorant Stick – Formulated without alcohol, this deodorant leaves the skin with a fresh scent.
Molton brown Recharge Black Pepper Sport Deodorant – A deodorant with notes of spicy black pepper, cardamom and cedarwood.
Molton brown Recharge Black Pepper Sport 4-in-1 Body Wash – This multi-purpose body wash includes notes of cardamom, jasmine and cedarwood and can be used on face, body, hair and for shaving.
Elemis Frangipani Monoi Shower Cream – A deeply nourishing shower cream enriched with Tahitian Monoi oil and Frangipani flowers.
Elemis Skin Nourishing Shower Cream – This intensely moisturising shower cream is infused with sunflower, jojoba and macadamia oils and milk protein to leave your skin clean but not dry.
Malin + Goetz Rosemary Body Wash – Rosemary and peppermint refresh the skin in this gentle body wash.
DHC Olive-Corn Body Scrub and Polish – This body scrub exfoliates and moisturises the skin with corn powder and olive oil.
Sukin Renewing Green Tea and Jojoba Body Scrub – A natural body scrub that buffs away dead skin cells with the use of walnut shells and jojoba beads and moisturises with coconut and rosehip oil.
Sukin Energising Coffee and Coconut Body Scrub – This body scrub uses coconut shells and coffee to exfoliate in the skin.
Dermalogica Exfoliating Body Scrub – This body scrub foams on contact with water and contains a blend of corn and fig powder and papaya enzymes.
Liz Earle Energising Body Scrub – Olive powder and jojoba beads exfoliate in this natural body scrub with geranium, sweet orange and grapefruit oil.
Neal’s Yard Remedies Seaweed Salt Scrub – This sea salt scrub contains clay, seaweed extract and avocado oil.
L’occitane Amande Cleansing and Exfoliating Shower Scrub (with flaked almonds) – An almond body scrub that exfoliates and moisturises the skin.
Bliss Lemon and Sage Body Scrub – An invigorating scrub to exfoliate dead skin cells, leaving the skin smoother and softer.
& Other Stories Lemon Daydream Body Scrub – This sugar scrub with grapefruit and lemon is a refreshing start to the morning.
Susanne Kaufmann Body Lotion – A light body lotion with poppy seed oil, honey and St. John’s wort to hydrate the skin.
Byredo Mojave Ghost Body Lotion – A fragrant body lotion with the notes of ambrette, violet and Chantilly musk.
The White Company White Lavender Hand and Nail Cream – With relaxing lavender, shea butter and sweet almond oil, this cream moisturises and protects both hand and nails.
Espa Smooth and Firm Body Butter to Tone and Refine – This intensely moisturising body butter is enriched with shea butter, argan and rose oil.
Chanel Body Excellence Intense Hydrating Milk – A hydrating body milk which works to firm and moisturise the skin.
Elemis Frangipani Monoi hail, Nail and Body Oil – With coconut oil, tiare flower and frangipani flower extract, this multi-use oil can be used on the body, hair and nails.
The Jojoba Company 100% Natural Australian Jojoba – Pure Australian jojoba oil that can be used on face, body and hair.
Ancienne Ambiance Signature Bath and Body Oil – A dual use oil that can be used in the bath or on the body.
Nars Monoi Body Glow II – Using Tahitian Monoi oil, this is a lightweight, scented body oil that hydrates skin without leaving it feeling greasy.
Rahua Body Amazon Oil – A natural, organic oil that contains buriti, vitamin E and rosehip.
Dr. Hauschka Blackthorn Toning Body Oil – A toning body oil with blackthorn and rich plant oils.
Aesop Breathless Botanical Massage Oil – A massage oil with a blend of sweet almond, jojoba and orange oils.
ThisWorks Skin Deep Beauty Oil – A concentrated blend of oils to moisturise the skin and lift moods.
Aromatherapy Enrich Massage and Body Oil – This massage oil moisturises with coconut and sweet almond oil and relaxes with geranium and ylang ylang.
Susanne Kaufmann Shower/Shampoo – A multi-use shower product that cleanses and conditions the hair and skin.
Susanne Kaufmann Body Oil – A luxurious body oil enriched with rosehip and olive oil.
Philosophy Amazing Grace Whipped Body Cream – A lightweight, fragranced moisturising body cream.
Aromatherapy Deep Relax Himalayan Bath Salts – Luxurious and relaxing bath salts with patchouli, sandalwood and chamomile.
Philosophy Amazing Grace Shampoo, Bath and Shower Gel – A fragranced shower gel that also works as a bubble bath and shampoo.
Penhaligon’s Vaara Bath and Shower Cream – A shower cream that cleanses and moisturises the skin.
Bliss Lemon and Sage Soapy Suds Body Wash & Bubbling Bath – A citrus-based body wash and bubble bath that invigorates the skin.
Adidas Adipure Anti-Perspirant – This anti-persipirant protects and refreshes the underarms.
Adidas Climacool Body, Hair & Face – A multi-use shower gel that cleanses the hair, face and body.
Yardley Rhodium for Men Hair and Body Wash – With notes of coriander and musk, this gentle body wash cleanses both the body and hair.
L’occitane Bonne Mère Peach Shower Gel – This summer shower gel is enriched with peach extract.
Burt’s Bees Citrus and Ginger Body Wash – Citrus and ginger invigorate the skin in this sulfate-free body wash.
Soap and glory Orangeasm Body Wash – A refreshing body wash with green mandarin, lemon and tangerine oils.
Soap and glory Orangeasm Body Butter – A hydrating and fragrant body butter.
Yardley English Lavender Moisturising Body Wash – With calming English lavender, eucalyptus and chamomile, this creamy body wash cleanses and hydrates the skin.
Yardley English Lavender Deodorising Body Fragrance – A body spray with jasmine, violet and bergamot.
Elemis Frangipani Monoi Salt Glow – mineral salts and hibiscus exfoliate the skin while the exotic monoi oil moisturises the skin, leaving behind a delicate fragrance.
Fresh Brown Sugar Body Polish – this natural sugar exfoliant, gently buffs the skin leaving behind unrivalled softness.
Rituals The Ritual of Karma Body Scrub – This limited edition sugar scrub nourishes and revitalises the skin, delivering that special summer feeling.
Molton Brown Infusing Eucalyptus Stimulating Body Polish – this rejuvenating scrub purifies the skin and stimulates the mood
Basil Lemon Shower Gel – wheat proteins and Althea extract help maintain skin’s natural moisture levels
Mint Tea Shower Gel – ideal for everyday use, wheat protein creates a protective layer on the skin, maintaining its hydration
Santorini Vine Shower Gel – maintain your skin’s moisture levels with this luxurious foamy formula
Basil Lemon Body Scrub – natural grains produce dazzling freshness with zesty lemon freshness
Mint Tea Body Scrub – youthful, easy-going and and light
Basil Lemon Body Milk – enriched with Almond oil and active aloe enhance skin suppleness
Mint Tea Body Milk – the youthful mint tea body scrub aids in enhancing skin suppleness
Santorini Vine Body Milk – this green spice milk has a vibrant lemony twist
Valentino Donna Deodorant – luminous and sensual, this deodorant is a subtle statement of the Valentino woman with a great infusion of rose essence, bergamot and iris Pallida
Photography Jason Yates