John Richard Roberts first sold his patent skin remedy in 1880. The family business Roberts & Sheppey (Melrose), have been supplying Melrose to chemists and shops throughout England since the early 20th century and continue to this day. Melrose is available both high street retailers and from a number of online retailers.
Conceived originally to protect the skin from the ravages of wind and weather, Melrose is ideal for walkers, runners, joggers, cyclists, horse riders, sailers, cannoeists, gardeners, sportsmen and women, in fact anyone whos spends time exposed to the elements and can be invaluable for treating chapped skin and cracked and sore lips etc etc.
Melrose is made using only trusted, traditional ingredients, and is scented with lemongrass oil for a pleasant aroma.
Melrose has become popular over the years for its soothing properties and as an effective treatment for inflamed, sore, flakey and rough skin, foot problems, painful split heels and for softening hard skin. It has also proven effective for the relief of eczema.
Common uses for Melrose:
- chapped lips
- lip gloss
- keeping skin on the elbows and feet soft
- sandle sore feet
- as a moisturiser for acne sufferers
- as a night cream
- help prevent chaffing
For more information about the benefits of Melrose please contact us