Posts Tagged‘Natural beauty’

Favourite Five: Local, Natural Skincare Products

Best Natural South African Skincare Products

I’ve got a real soft spot for local, cruelty-free, beautifully designed, handmade, natural beauty products, especially those from small businesses. I think it’s so important to support these brands, not only because they’re South African, but because they produce high quality skincare that’s good for your skin and the environment. Here are the five products I use regularly in my routine and would highly recommend, none of which are likely to surprise you! All products were initially supplied as PR samples, but I’ve subsequently purchased all the items that I’ve finished, and bought a few more as gifts:

Introducing Skin Creamery: Local, Natural & Beautiful

Skin Creamery | All Dolled Up

Good quality products that are manufactured locally, formulated from natural ingredients and topped off with beautiful packaging are my idea of the beauty jackpot. Cape Town-based, mostly organic skincare brand Skin Creamery fits the bill exactly, with founder Hannah Rubin crafting a small, versatile range of luxury products without the use of harmful chemicals and synthetic fragrances.

Natural Beauty Brands at Indigenous

Indigenous Cape Town | All Dolled Up

Last week we were invited to the opening of a new store in the Woodstock Exchange called Indigenous, which stocks a gorgeous selection of well-curated home accessories and – more importantly – natural beauty products! They are also planning to introduce some of their own skincare to the shop but for now, here are the amazing goodies you can get there (Christmas gift ideas alert!): Lulu & Marula Oh, how I love a local beauty range with good branding! This beautiful line of handcrafted, 100% natural skincare products is made from pure botanical oils and extracts. As you might expect,…