It’s no secret Australia is home to some of the best skincare ingredients out there. There’s finger lime, Australian Blue Cyprus, Wadi Wadi jojoba, kakadu plum, lemon myrtle and lilly pilly, just to name a few. What’s even better is that it’s locally-owned skincare brands that are leading the charge when it comes to harnessing their incredible beauty benefits.
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These ingredients are part of a broader trend that’s been coined A-beauty, and has made waves around the world. It’s all about simple products, minimal routines and of course, championing these super-powered native ingredients. So here, we’re listing ten of the best home-grown beauty heroes; brands that are making excellent products out of Aussie ingredients.
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This everyday face nectar has been specially formulated to revitalise and radically hydrate your skin. Using powerful and effective botanical oils this little bottle of greatness delivers a lifting glow and dewy skin with just a few drops. Infused with Australian blue cypress, camellia, jasmine flower, jojoba, cedarwood & rice to visibly improve your complexion. This non-oily formula features natural antioxidants, calming anti-inflammatory properties & omegas to intensely nurture skin.
Formulated with Niacinamide, this light-weight mist soothes dry skin and contains a unique bio-active complex of antioxidant-rich Australian native super-fruits including Kakadu Plum, Illawarra Plum, and Burdekin Plum to instantly hydrate and rejuvenate the complexion.
They have been clinically proven to boost hydration and are sourced sustainably and with traceability which is helpful as everyone is now questioning sourcing of these natives.
The key Australian native ingredient in this formulation is Caviar Lime, which is rich in vitamin C and ferulic acid to help brighten skin and even out skin tone. It’s also a natural AHA to help gently exfoliate skin and refine skin texture. Another super powered ingredient is Lemon Myrtle which is naturally astringent and antibacterial to help deep cleanse skin.
The Ageless AHA Glow Concentrate is a daily exfoliating essence (think toner, but SO much more!). With a feather-light liquid consistency, it's a skin super-hydrator and is rich in Lactic Acid, Niacinamide, Tasmanian Blue gum & Native River Mint (also credited for its lush iridescent aqua hue!)
Resurface skin texture & tone
Visibly minimise the size of pores
Exfoliate & clear clogged pores
Intensely hydrate & illuminate
Speed up skin cell renewal
Visibly diminishes fine lines and wrinkles
Minimises appearance of dark spots
The Instant Glow Skin Tint instantly revives tired, dull and stressed skin, restoring radiance and balancing skin tone by seamlessly blending, blurring and smoothing for a natural no-makeup finish and healthy glow.
Supercharged with game changing mineral pigments for a luminous lit-from-within look + botanical skincare actives such as Kakadu Plum and Jojoba Oil for fresh, smoother, and healthy-looking complexion - even after you take it off. Skin looks real, revitalised and elevated.
This multitasking skincare + makeup + SPF hybrid foundation stick delivers superior coverage and mineral SPF30+ sun protection for a smooth satin finish and an enhanced natural complexion. Formulated with Jojoba Oil, this antibacterial oil hold anti-fungal properties and natural forms of Vitamin E. Antioxidants fight oxidative stress caused by pollutants that interfere with the skin’s ability to regenerate.
With a plant-based, smudge-proof formula and a purpose-built curling wand, this mascara coats every lash evenly whilst lifting it, from base to tip. Enriched with Certified Organic Carnauba Wax and Vitamin E, this curling mascara will flare out lashes and hold them in place with a deep dose of pigment.
Formulated by Naturopath Bridget Carmady to hydrate and protect the driest of lips. The addition of lemon myrtle essential oil is the best because the lip balm smells amazing and has natural anti-microbial and anti-viral benefits that may provide relief from cold sores.
Formulated with Kakadu plum extract sources from norther Australia this concentrate contains the most pure and potent, natural vitamin C extract available. This concentrated native extract is a true superfood for the skin. It is hydrating, helps prevent ageing and helps rejuvenate the skin. Vitamin C is known to: help promote elasticity, collagen activity, help reduce fine lines, pigmentation and blemishes, reduce dark circles, help heal and smooth sun damage and regenerate new cell growth in our complexion.
This facial oil contains a blend of organic nourishing oils including organic Jojoba Oil, organic essential oils, and flower and crystal essences for balancing the earth element.
The Earth Element is about nurturing ourselves at all levels. Is the energy that brings stability, makes us feels safe, protected and helps us prepare the space for growth and transformation.