06.03.18

The Best Australian Skincare Brands For Natural, Organic and Cruelty-Free Beauty

The Green Hub

If you’re new to switching to a more natural beauty routine, it can be daunting if you don’t know where to start. There’s a whole lotta noise out there and it can be tricky to separate the magic from the marketing when it comes to natural and organic skincare products.

So we did some digging for you to find out who the best Australian natural, organic, and cruelty-free skincare brands are. These are the award winners, the solutions focused no BS brands who take the time educate about what we’re actually putting on our skin.

Also giving a shoutout to some of our neighbours across the pond because there some seriously good natural skincare brands coming out of New Zealand too!

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Australian natural and organic skincare brands
Australian natural skincare

Lewin & Reilly

Lewin & Reilly are an organic skincare brand, their products are handcrafted in small batches on beautiful Waiheke Island, New Zealand. The botanical native ingredients are sourced from Australian and New Zealand farmers and landowners, each ingredient chosen for their nutrients and efficacy. Our picks, the beautiful Replenishing Oil Cleanser which is like a hydrating drink for your face and the Frangipani Nourishing Moisturiser, wonderful for sensitive skin types.

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Edible Beauty

Effective formulas that are good enough to eat, and smell just as good! And you really could eat them if you really wanted to. Their formulations only contain ingredients that are safe enough to eat. Some of which are uniquely Australian and packed with antioxidants. Edible Beauty has created both beauty for the outside – skincare; and beauty for the inside – delicious herbal teas.

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Australian natural and organic skincare brands

Coast Sydney Botanicals

A newcomer to the natural skincare scene, Coast Sydney Botanicals boasts an impressive range of skincare packed with vitamins, minerals, amino acids, phytosterols from plant oils and extracts. Each ingredient in the range is meticulously chosen for function and efficacy after founder Wei healed her own dermatitis when learning that using the right ingredients mattered a whole lot. They have a no BS approach to beauty and don’t offer the fountain of youth, instead use a balanced approach to help you choose the right products for you, without breaking the bank. They also offer a range of beautiful artisan perfumes.

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Metta Skincare 

Metta Skincare has created a select group of 100% natural, handcrafted products that are good for your skin and good for the earth. They use cold pressed vegetable oils, extracts, and butter combined with therapeutic grade essential oils to ensure the highest quality and efficacy. Their containers are recyclable glass, and their labels are tree-free Stone paper that can easily be recycled. Once you have finished a product you can either recycle the container or send it back to Metta for reuse!

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affordable natural skincare brands

Sodashi

Sodashi has developed a holistic approach to skincare; involving the mind, body, and spirit. Their artisanal line is handcrafted skincare with the finest natural and organic ingredients and botanical extracts. Sodashi’s founder, Megan Larsen, unique background in aromatherapy, Ayurveda, biochemistry, and naturopathy which allows her to develop the most beautiful creations. The skilfully formulated products can also be found in spas all over the world. The perfect natural skincare brand to add a little luxe to your life.

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Sukin

Sukin is a great affordable natural beauty option which is readily available everywhere, especially at places like the chemist. They have a great range of products for different skin-types and formulate their products without undesirable and toxic chemicals. Their products are carbon neutral, grey water safe, vegan, and cruelty-free. They even have a range for men.

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Australian natural skincare brands

{SIMPLE as that}

The name says it all – SIMPLE as that. All products are pharmacist formulated and contain a very minimal number of ingredients so you’re only putting on your skin exactly what is needed. Their Ecological and Fair Trade products are crafted with the finest ingredients sourced from local Aussie producers. Simple, pure ingredients in products that work.

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Skin Juice

A brand we’ve only just discovered but will certainly be picking up some of their superfood-based skincare ASAP! Their products are based on fruits and formulated to be safe, pure, and effective using ethically and sustainably sourced ingredients. Their potent bio-actives work deep on the cellular level to nourish and repair.

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Australian natural and organic skincare brands

Black Chicken

Black Chicken’s Axilla Deo Paste has reached cult status, and for good reason! A natural deodorant that actually works! Their other product formulations are just as effective. The founder, Chey Birch, has blended 100% natural and organic ingredients to create products that will suit even those with sensitive skin.

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Mukti Organics 

Mukti have a huge range of products for all skin types and concerns. This natural beauty cult favourite has won a bunch of awards with their fabulous products. Which are based on native Australian organic plant extracts because why look further than your own backyard? They ensure each and every ingredient is sustainably and ethically sourced, and all of their products are vegan and cruelty-free.

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