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The Skindie brands you need on your radar in 2022

The Skindie brands you need on your radar in 2022
Penny Lafferty
Writer and expert11 months ago
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There’s a whole ocean of beauty brands out there, and we’re pretty happy to float between the lot. From essentials to quick-fixes to Holy Grails, we have an incredible number of brands on-hand to resolve all our beauty wants and needs.

As the industry continues to expand, there’s more choice than ever before. While we’re devoted to those lifelong products we know and love, many fantastic brands are flying under the radar, waiting patiently to remodel your beauty shelf.

Curious about the up-and-coming Skindie brands set to shake up the beauty scene? We’ve got the line-up right here…

Comfort Zone

Priding itself on sustainable, high-end formulas, Comfort Zone is the true unsung hero in skincare. The brand’s products are made in Italy with renewable resources, backed by a team of 40 scientists. From lifting and firming to purifying and soothing, each range pairs skin-loving ingredients with science-driven formulas.

The Sublime Skin Corrector is perfect for minimising the appearance of dark spots. Thanks to an active tri-white complex, the targeted treatment helps to brighten uneven tone after just two months of use.

For a generous hit of hydration, the Hydramemory Mask floods your skin with hyaluronic acid and baobab extract, forming a protective barrier against moisture loss. Don’t forget your under-eyes – the Hydramemory Eye Cream Gel features a lightweight, refreshing formula that works to resist dryness and irritation.

Grown Alchemist

Highlighting the link between health and beauty, Grown Alchemist blends a holistic and scientific approach to skincare. The brand’s innovative formulas are designed to nourish the skin while supporting its natural process. From hair to skin to body, each product is packed with efficient ingredients to support balanced, healthy-looking results.

Take care of your hair with the Detox Shampoo, a strengthening formula to help eliminate impurities and environmental aggressors with a deep (but gentle) cleansing treatment. Keep your body soft and supple with the Mandarin and Rosemary Leaf Body Cream, enriched with nourishing shea butter, jojoba oil and rosehip oil – plus vitamin C to restore radiance.

Biossance

If you’re in the market for premium-quality skincare, Biossance could be the brand for you. Biossance scientists create revolutionary skincare using sugarcane-derived squalane (a vegan alternative to squalene). By making this switch, the brand claims to save the lives of around 2 million sharks.

Biossance’s Squalane Oil is an all-round hero, starring 100% plant-based squalane to help hydrate and replenish your skin and strands, from top to toe. Searching for an anti-ageing powerhouse? The Squalane and Phyto Retinol Serum blends squalane, niacinamide and bakuchiol (a plant-based alternative to retinol) to minimise the look of fine lines, dark spots and redness.

Versed

Dedicated to reducing waste, lightening its carbon footprint and preserving the earth’s ecosystems, Versed creates clean, sustainably-minded skincare that’s suitable for all. Each no-fuss formula is enriched with gentle ingredients to help look after your complexion.

Cleanse and nourish your skin with the conditioning powers of the Day Dissolve Cleansing Balm, designed to remove traces of makeup and impurities without disturbing the skin’s natural moisture barrier. Follow with the Baby Cheeks All-in-One Hydrating Milk, an ultra-mild toner to help remove any leftover build-up. This one’s perfect for sensitive skin, featuring a blend of amino acids, vitamins and minerals.

grüum

Inspired by the divide in men and women’s skincare branding, grüum is the Manchester-born beauty brand offering affordable, essential products for all to enjoy. The brand cuts the gimmicks with hardworking formulas that are kind to skin and planet.

Support your eco-conscious routine with the Hår Zero Plastic Nourishing Shampoo. Infused with coconut extract, the conditioning formula cleanses and replenishes from root-to-tip. Plus, the shampoo bar cuts down on excess packaging, and can be used for up to 60 washes.

When searching for a high-performance sunscreen, we should opt for formulas that protect from UVA and UVB rays. The SPF50 Facial Sunscreen is lightweight and water-resistant, equipped with SPF50 to help shield skin from sun damage.

Bolt Beauty

Discover next-generation skincare with Bolt Beauty a sustainable beauty brand that specialises in biodegradable seaweed capsules. To offset their carbon emissions, Bolt Beauty purchase Gold Standard Carbon Credits, a voluntary program to help progress the United Nations sustainable goals.

From cleansing gel to serum to moisturiser, the brand has a skincare solution for you. Each formula is powered by efficient ingredients, housed in a biodegradable capsule to help deliver the perfect, concentrated dose directly to your skin.

BYBI Beauty

BYBI Beauty is known for clean, skin-loving formulas that are also kind to our planet. Sustainability is the brand’s key focus, utilising responsibly-sourced and upcycled ingredients in many of its products.

The Strawberry Booster is made using bi-product of the juicing industry that would otherwise have gone to waste. Enriched with fatty acids, the cold-pressed formula helps to restore the skin’s natural barrier and soothe the appearance of redness – all while keeping a low carbon footprint.

Replenish your skin from day to night with the C-Caf Cream and the Night Nutrition Protein Night Cream. The day cream features depuffing caffeine and vitamin C-rich kakadu plum to help brighten and recharge your skin, while the night cream’s superfood blend of kale, lemon and carrot restores as you sleep.

UpCircle

Championing its namesake, UpCircle repurpose by-product from the food and drink industry to create responsible, ‘circular’ skincare. From recycled Arabica coffee grounds to apricot kernels, the brand’s ranges are designed to nourish and rejuvenate your skin.

Cleanse and refine your complexion with the Coffee Face Scrub Citrus Blend, infused with rosehip and jojoba oils, and conditioning shea butter to hydrate and replenish. Keep skin refreshed with the Fennel & Cardamom Chai Soap Bar, a scented soap infused with leftover chai spices to purify and invigorate.

Faace

Recognising how our skin needs different care at different stages, Faace is the straight-talking skincare brand to suit all types, ages and ethnicities. We go through a lot – from periods to menopause to exercise to lack of sleep – which means are skin is likely suffering along with us.

Faace’s Period Mask is designed to soothe the appearance of hormonal breakouts, while the Menopause Treatment Mask is enriched with vitamins C, E and B to hydrate and plump menopausal and peri-menopausal skin types. No matter your skin type of concern, Faace is the one to watch in the skincare space.

Penny Lafferty
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