Just as it is important to take care of yourself when the weather is cold and chaps, it is vital to look after your body in the summer months. The sun's rays can be strong during this time of year, and mosquitos are often out in full force. So, we're here to help you to take your summer health in hand, with a roundup of practical products.
The Vegan Society
VEG 1 90 Tablets in Orange
This three-month supply of vitamins will help you to stay on top of your health all summer long. The orange flavoured multivitamins are chewable and contain seven different nutrients including iodine, selenium, folic acid and vitamins B12, D3, B2 and B6. The packaging is also plastic-free! £6.60
After Sun Moisturiser Stick
Handmade in Cornwall, this after sun stick is ultra-soothing and cooling, made using natural jojoba oil, mango seed butter and essential oils. Not only is it palm oil-free, but it's also packaged in plastic-free and compostable materials! £12
Faith In Nature
Chamomile and Aloe Vera Deodorant
In hot weather, we reach for deodorant more often, but don't clog your pores with aluminium and damage your skin with harsh chemicals. Faith In Nature's Chamomile and Aloe Vera Deodorant is aluminium- and paraben-free with skin conditioning ingredients that fight odour without inhibiting perspiration, leaving you feeling fresh and comfortable all day. £3.99
Toddle Born Wild
Sun and Wind Balm SPF 50+
With a super high SPF, this sensitive skin sunscreen is wonderful for babies and children, giving a high level of UVA and UVB protection. It's also great for protecting skin on windy days, allowing it to provide all weather and year-round protection to little ones or sensitive adult skin. From £8.99
British Summer Time Sun SPF 30
A vegan sunscreen that protects against sun damage, is reef-safe and suitable for sensitive skin? Yes, please! This face and body cream from Pai is non-greasy, non-nano and packed with zinc oxide, protecting against UVA and UVB. It sits comfortably under make up and doesn't make skin look shiny. £39
Luxury Java Citronella Soap
Vegan Society registered; Incognito is well-known for its cruelty-free insect repellents. This creamy soap is made from natural ingredients, including organic Java citronella (with great anti-bacterial and bug repellent properties) and nourishing coconut oil. Free of any DEET, paraben, GMO and SLSs, it's also suitable for children.