We all know how damaging summer can be for our skin. All that sea salt, sun exposure and hot weather make it hard to maintain healthy skin. But some body lotions, creams and butters descended from heaven for that exact same purpose; to keep your skin silky smooth during hard times and at the same time keep you smelling like a baby cherub:
1. Yves Rocher Vanille Bourbon Sensual Body Lotion
Price: 181 EGP
This product is perfect if you like extra sweet scents. The smell of the delicious vanilla is strong and it definitely stays with you for a good period of time. The 390 ml product is also an incredible moisturizer, giving your skin that beautiful shiny glow making your skin look smooth and healthy.
2. Nefertari’s 100% Natural Face and Body Silky Cream with Oranges
Price: 137 EGP
This one smells so good, it’ll make you feel like you’ve instantly been transported to an orange farm in Tuscany. Its ingredients include wheat germ oil, coconut oil, cocoa butter, bees wax and essential oil of oranges. The buttery texture makes for a slightly greasy product, but the result is velvety skin that smells like a fresh orange pie. One jar of this product will last with you for a long time.
3. Urban Ducks Coconut Bomb Body Butter
Price: 140 EGP
This product is also made up of all-natural ingredients, including shea butter, coconut oil, jojoba oil, vitamin E, distilled water and natural preservatives. Summer means coconut and the coconut in this products smells loco good! The skin absorbs this product fast and and the healthy shine of it is definitely noticeable.
4. Palmers Cocoa Butter Lotion
Price: 121 EGP
This one’s a classic that never fails at pleasing your skin! There is no doubt that this Cocoa Butter formula is one of the best skin moisturizers on the market, with its thick texture, its smooth as silk effect and its mouthwatering cocoa scent; this Palmer’s miracle will do wonders for your skin.
5. Spa Lavender Mint Gel Lotion
Price: 137 EGP
This amazing gel lotion is perfect for calming and moisturizing. It is lightweight and easily absorbed and according to BCL Spa’s website “Gel Lotions are perfect for those who want a heavy dose of hydration without the heavy, greasy after-feel of a thick cream”.
6. The Body Shop Shea Whip Body Lotion
Price: 160 EGP
This intense moisturizer is made especially for very dry skin as it has super hydrating powers due to its main ingredient; shea butter. The whipped lotion is lightweight, sweet scented and positively nourishing.
Saudi Health Officials Are Hopeful As Number of Cases Decline and Vaccines Are Underway!
Saudi health officials are confident to announce their victory over the virus and that they have everything under control as the number of cases drastically declined and vaccines are underway!
The Kingdom has recorded 139 cases only, which is the first time for the number to be under 150 since the outbreak last March.
The Ministry of Health’s weekly confirmed COVID-19 case map shows that almost all of the Kingdom’s regions are in the “safe zone,” recording numbers below 50 throughout the past week and more.
“We’re among the countries with noticeable control and decrease in cases,” ministry spokesman Dr. Mohammed Al-Abd Al-Aly said during a press conference.
“The Kingdom now has more control over the pandemic. This achievement is due to the community’s adherence to the measures put in place. It wouldn’t have been possible without coordination between the community and relevant authorities in the face of this pandemic to ensure everyone’s health and safety,” he added.
The first batch of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is due in the Kingdom in days, and Al-Aly urged everyone to come forward for inoculation even if they had recovered from COVID-19.
Saudi Arabia Gets Ready For the Launch of Vaccine Campaign
Soon enough, residents of Saudi Arabia will get tor receive the coronavirus vaccine for free before the end of this year, after the Kingdom’s approval the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine this week.
According to Dr. Hani Jokhdar, Saudi deputy minister for public health, the vaccine will be inoculated before this year comes to an end, and that the first batch of the vaccine will arrive very soon.
Dr. Mazen Hassanain, managing director of the SaudiVax pharmaceuticals company, said on TV that the vaccines will be optional to take for the public.
Priority goes to those above the age of 65, healthcare workers, the obese, individuals who suffer from auto-immune diseases, and patients with chronic illnesses.
The second phase of the vaccination will kick off in March until June and the priority will be for those above 50 and patients who suffer from the following diseases: asthma, diabetes, chronic heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or cancer.
Teachers and educators will be included in the inoculation phase starting July, and the private and government sector workers will be given the vaccine starting next September.
Health Authorities Set to Procure Effective COVID-19 Vaccine
Saudi Health Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah announced on Monday that Saudi Arabia will procure the vaccine for Covid-19 once its safety is confirmed and its effectiveness proved.
He added that several studies are currently in place in different countries and that health authorities are up to date with the progress. Moreover, the recovery rate from the virus has risen to 96% in the Kingdom.
The minister says that this decline in the number of the cases is thank to the “commitment to health precautions.”
“I also thank my fellow health practitioners for their wonderful efforts,” Al-Rabiah added.
“We (all) are in one boat, and the failure of some affects everyone, so we must work together” to check the spread of the virus.
He also advised people who show any symptoms of COVID-19 to visit Tetamman (rest assured) clinics.
“Appointments can be made through the ministry’s Sehaty app, and anyone who has any questions or wants to consult a doctor can call 937,” the minister said.
He also stressed on the importance of maintaining social distance and the needed precautionary measures.