Nature’s Best-kept Secrets
Beauty Kitchen Seahorse Plankton high definition Facial oil, £19.99 Beauty Kitchen has two skincare ranges, each centred around one ingredient. This Seahorse Plankton (this microalgae is their food source, FYI) face oil was a sellout and, given it’s the spendiest thing the brand has to offer, you can be sure you won’t harm the environment or your bank account. PS This product supports The Seahorse Trust, too.
Pai Camellia & Rose gentle hydrating Cleanser, £28 An onset of overly sensitive and acneprone skin sent Sarah, the woman behind Pai, on a mission to find effective solutions that don’t contain irritants. Her no-nonsense approach to organic skincare means what you’re putting on your face is always of the highest standard. Plus, she uses biodegradable packaging wherever possible. indie lee Blemish lotion, £24.50, Cult Beauty Eco-chic brand Indie Lee focuses on only including non-toxic ingredients. After surviving a life-threatening illness, the founder decided to develop her own ‘safe’ skincare range. You won’t find parabens or synthetic fragrances in any of the product formulas. Farmacy honey Savior, £32, Cult Beauty Farmacy is our new go-to for green skin care. Combining nature with science, farmacy produces potent products that do what they say on the packaging. The brand’ s hero ingredient E chin ace a green envy is a powerful natural antioxidant that helps to slow the breakdown of collagen. tropic Face lift Brightening tightening mask, £16 Susan Ma, the brains behind the brand, started off mixing formulas in her kitchen. Now her ‘beauty chefs’ create them in small batches using only the purest naturally derived ingredients. Look for the best-before dates – this stuff is food for your face.
It’s time you got to know some of these do-good skincare heroes…