When it comes to skincare, beauty brands know that botanicals can unlock solutions to age-old skin problems without the need for harsh chemicals or invasive treatments. ELLE edits the six hottest brands with flower power...More
What is it? On a 1200 acre farm in Vermont, Tata Harper manufactures 100% natural skincare. The products for face and body are packed a cocktail of active ingredients. Tata has complete control over what goes into her products and clinical trials to back-up her ranges’ effectiveness.
Is it for you? This brand is for women who want to use skincare that is natural and eco-friendly, but don’t want to compromise on efficiency.
What’s new? The brand is new at Space NK and it’s hard to pick a hero product as they are all a joy to use, but they are quite pricey – the Rejuvenating Serum is £120. A future classic has to be the Replenishing Nutrient Complex, £36. It is a good addition to any skincare regime and can be used on-the-go thanks to its roller ball application or at night for a potent skin boost.
Key botanical extracts: The Complex contains a hefty 18 active ingredients, 96.3% of which are certif<
What is it? Founder Marian Bourne uses vibrational energy medicine to ‘power’ the ingredients. It may sound a bit new-age, but the products also pack a punch with organic plant oils, hyaluronic acid and antioxidants.
Is it for you? This vegan brand is aimed at those who want younger skin, but also anyone looking for a rejuvenated, brighter complexion.
What’s new? The whole range is new, but the Eye Essential, £39.99, is award winning, won the Anti-Ageing Eye Cream category in the Anti-Ageing Bible by Josephine Fairley and Sarah Stacey.
Key botanical extracts: Rosehip Oil, in the Eye Essential, is around 30% Alpha Lipoic Acid (an omega-3 fatty acid) that plumps and moisturises, while Eyebright, extracted from herbaceous flowering plants, reduces puffiness. You should notice a good reduction in lines and dark circles in less than four weeks.