Donna May London – Beauty Bar Launch

May 26th, 2020

May 26th, 2020

Professional Makeup Artist to the stars, Donna May Clitheroe is renowned for her signature red lip and the whole of Donna May London brand has been built around it.

Donna is a graduate from the prestigious London College of Fashion and is now Head of Makeup at ITV for award winning shows such as Loose Women and Lorraine.

She has branched out from makeup into beauty – launching new collection of beauty bars for skin and hair.  A collection of 12 multi-tasking face and hair cleansers made from 100% natural ingredients and essential oils.

Donna May London Beauty Bars have been created to address a wide range of skin and hair concerns and each bar has been carefully crafted using the finest natural ingredients that feel luxurious on the skin and also smell divine.  Gentle and non-drying, these multi-tasking face and hair and body cleansers are perfect for in shower use morning and night.  All available exclusively from DonnaMayLondon.

As well as being a great way to reduce the amount of plastic bottles in your home, each bar is paraben free without additives and artificial perfume, as well as being vegan and cruelty free.

There are eight bars currently available with four more launching next month.  We take a look at what each one does.


Rose Petal Beauty Bar (£14).  A formidable makeup remover, the rose petal beauty bar helps balance and protect your skin’s hydration.  Surface cells are eliminated and the formula aids the reduction of skin discoloration.   Each bar contains the finest rose petals, enriched with vitamin E and glycerin to thoroughly melt away make up and deep cleanse the skin, leaving the complexion super soft with a wonderful natural aroma of rose.
Key ingredients:  Rose petals, vitamin E, Glycerin, Red Clay, Coconut oil, Essential oils
Extra factor: Helps to reduce dark under eye circles


Chamomile Beauty Bar (£14).  This one reduces dark circles, puffy eyes and also promotes shiny hair.  Chamomile has traditionally been used for its calming and relaxing effect.  The natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties within the ingredients helps to heal dry skin and eczema.  It can help eliminate dark circles and puffy eyes. The inclusion of coconut oil leaves the skin super soft and hair shiny.
Key ingredients:  Essential oils, coconut oil, extra virgin oil
Extra Factor: Pure and gentle enough to use on infant skin.


Rosemary Beauty Bar (£14) Helps to heal eczema and invigorates hair scalp.  The perfect sharing bar for men and women, infused with dried Rosemary leaves, this dual-purpose bar can be used on the skin and hair scalp.  With its strong anti-inflammatory and microbicide properties it can help to heal eczema, and acne.  Use in the shower on the hair scalp to stimulate the hair follicles helping to prevent hair loss.
Key ingredients:  Dried rosemary leaves, essential oils, coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil
Extra Factor:  Has a calming and soothing effect on the skin after shaving.


Sage Beauty Bar (£14)  Eliminates redness, soothes sore skin and prevents dandruff.  Suitable for all skin types, the sage beauty bar will nourish tissue cells and help to increase circulation.  The natural antiseptic qualities of sage can help to eliminate redness and itching after epilation, heal minor cuts, insect bites and soothe acne.  Use daily to help increase blood circulation helping to unlock toxins and fat cell build up.
Key ingredients:  Dried sage leaf powder, essential oils, coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil
Extra Factor: Use to shampoo hair and scalp to help eliminate dandruff.


Cloves Beauty Bar (£14)  Reduces cellulite and firms the skin.  Recommended for dry skin, the cloves beauty bar can help to heal stubborn acne, hydrate and firm dry skin.  Each bar contains natural antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties to invigorate and calm the skin.
Key ingredients: Dried clove powder, essential oils, coconut oil, Extra virgin olive oil
Extra Factor: Use on the body to help reduce cellulite.


Eucalyptus and Poppy Beauty Bar (£14)  Opens pores, cleanses and restores split ends. Recommended for combination and oily skin, the eucalyptus and poppy seed beauty bar gently exfoliates the skin, helping to unblock the pores and smooth the skin.  This dual action bar can be used on hair revitalising your scalp and hair follicles, helping to reduce dandruff, itchy scalp and restore split ends.
Key ingredients: Dried eucalyptus leaves, blue poppy seeds, essential oils, coconut oil
Extra Factor:  In a hot shower the eucalyptus oils help to ease breathing.


Grape Seed Beauty Bar (£14)  Helps to restore a youthful glow.  This grape seed beauty bar contains powerful antioxidant properties helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines.  The combination of natural essential oils aid regeneration of skin cells, firm and tone the skin.
Key ingredients: Grape seed oil, dried grape seeds, essential oils, coconut oil
Extra Factor: Effective in the relief of itching, redness and heat spots.


Clay Beauty Bar (£14)  A natural exfoliant and effective acne treatment.  The 100% natural clay beauty bar has a firming and invigorating effect with exfoliating properties helping to remove surface skin cells and provide a thorough skin cleansing experience.  Clay is highly effective in treating acne and helps to unblock pores and eliminate excess sebum.
Key ingredients: Grey clay, essential oils, extra virgin olive oil
Extra Factor: Helps to reduce skin redness.


Want to take your bar on your travels (when we’re allowed)?  No problem!  There’s a protective travel box (£4) available, in four colours, made from fully recycled materials.


If that wasn’t enough, here’s a sneak peak at the four new bars launching in next month

New Beauty Bar Releases June 2020

Lavender Beauty Bar – Promotes healthy skin and hairInfused with lavender this gentle cleanser provides natural protection thanks to its antiseptic effect.  The formula has a healing effect on acne prone skin and is especially recommended for teenage skin.  Shampoo hair and massage scalp to combat hair loss.  Use on the body to help prevent body odours.
Extra Factor: Calming Lavender aroma aids a restful sleep.

Hammam Beauty Bar – Gives lasting hydration and combats fine lines.  For all skin types, the hammam beauty bar nourishes the skin and provides lasting hydration, helping to lessen fine lines.  Skin feels soft, hydrated and smooth after cleansing.
Extra Factor: Gentle enough for baby bathing.

Lemon Beauty Bar – Cleanses pores and promotes radiance.  Ideal for oily and acne prone skin, the lemon beauty bar is the perfect astringent and mild effective make up cleanser.  Skin feels soft and radiance is restored following regular use.
Extra Factor: Soothing effect on over exposed skin.

Vanilla Beauty Bar – Youth promoting, hydrating and nourishing.  The vanilla beauty bar promotes a youthful complexion with its nourishing and hydrating formula.  With antibacterial properties helping to combat acne prone skin.
Extra Factor:  Has a calming effect on sun burnt skin.



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