Australian Skincare Brand
The industry has taken natural brands seriously and now offers a broader range of products due to the growing demand for natural beauty products. These brands can not only make their products more sustainable, but they also match the quality and efficacy of non-organic brands. These are the brands we are proud to be associated with…
About This skincare line was created by Olivia Newton-John. It is the natural evolution of Gaia Retreat & Spa, the star’s luxurious Byron Bay getaway. This skincare line combines pure Australian native extracts and high-tech science to deliver results.
Notable: Retreatment Botanics removed palm oil from their ingredients list to be certified by the Orangutan Alliance.
Ethical stance Vegan, cruelty-free and palm oil-free Packaging is also made with recycled products.
About Kora Organics was founded by Miranda Kerr, a supermodel in 2009 to provide a healthier alternative to traditional brands. Miranda states, “It is important for me to be conscious and aware of my skin and use only pure and natural products that nourish it with nutrients.”
Notable: This is what Miranda uses to keep her beautiful skin. “I am obsessed with Noni Glow Face Oil… I use it every day.”
Ethical stance Kora Organics does not use animal products and is a majority vegan.
About Endota was founded in 2000 by Melanie Gleeson. It started with a salon located on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. Endota is Australia’s largest dayspa with over 100 locations. They also make natural, eco-friendly skincare, including a few exclusive diffusions such as their mum and bub’s Organic Nurture range, and a line called Live Well, and New Age.
Notable: The brand is dedicated to giving back whenever possible. The brand’s Colour line helps support Indigenous women in WA.
Ethical stance Sustainable ingredients, ethical, cruelty-free, certified organic, and natural.
Endota Spa Balancing Facial Mist, $40
About: This botanical-based brand is free from any nasties. It uses recyclable glass packaging to protect the environment, but its natural formulations can be eaten!
Notable: Anna Mitsos, the founder, is a nutritionist and naturopath. She brings her expertise to the creation of products including teas and supplements that will leave you feeling radiant inside and out.
Ethical stance – Vegan and cruelty-free
About The Sydney-based skincare brand was founded by sister Zoe and Kim. They believe in keeping ingredient lists concise (meaning there are no unnecessary fillers) and making products simple and effective. After their parents discovered a winning formula for their eczema, they created a range of skin-loving products made from ethically sourced Australian ingredients.
Notable: The brand’s website lists active ingredients they use in their products. It explains why and how it works for your skin.
Ethical stance Vegan, vegetarian, and paraben-free.
About: This local label was founded by Keston and Jeremy brothers. It uses natural ingredients rich in vitamins and antioxidants to enhance skin and fight anti-aging. Noteworthy: Gwyneth Paltrow, a wellness guru, is a fan. Her favorite? The Vitamin-rich Watermelon and Vanilla Lip Balm. A moral stance Organic, without toxins, vegan, and cruelty-free.