Tired of celebrity-fronted skincare and perfume brands? So many contain unrecognizable ingredients and are not sustainably packaged. A benefit of cult beauty products is they are usually created by folk who care about our environment and who are experts in health, nutrition, and wellbeing. Check out our hotlist of cult beauty products that are clean, green and pure!
Best natural perfume - LURK
Hand poured and blended by founder and perfumer Anne Nelson Sanford. LURK perfumes are created with 100% pure essential oils, resins, absolutes & CO2 extracts infused in certified organic Jojoba oil. http://lurkmade.com
Best new brand discovery - Uma Oils
Founded by Shrankhla Holecek who was raised in India and is well-versed in Ayurveda and holistic medicine. Uma Oils are one of our new fav cult beauty product discoveries. Comprises of divine scented face, body and wellness oils created from botanicals grown in India. https://www.umaoils.com
Best herbal apothecary – Herbario Clinic
We are obsessed about this herbal dispensary and spa in Melbourne. Founded by Vito Cozza and Valli Shubere in 1977, Herbario Clinic offers a comprehensive range of internal and external herbal concoctions and preparations. As well, Herbario houses treatment spaces with a boutique menu of results treatments. http://www.herbario.com.au
Best Spa brand - Ila-Spa
Absolutely love Ila-Spa that is considered by many the best spa cult beauty product brand in the world. Founded by Denise Leicester (a trained nurse, yoga teacher and Ayurveda practitioner), Ila-Spa is curated with rare organic ingredients sourced from far corners of the earth. Beautifully packaged in hot pinks, yellows, and golds that represent the vibrancy of the East so well! http://www.ila-spa.com
Best NYC Apothecary – Naturopathica Chelsea
Founded by Barbara Close, a herbalist, author and wellness innovator. Naturopathica is a gorgeous herbal skincare apothecary, vitality bar and meditation refuge all-in-one. Browse through enticing tinctures and remedies presented in cobalt blue bottles, as you sip on Turmeric tonics. https://www.naturopathica.com
Best NYC cult beauty store – Cap Beauty
Founded by Kerrilynn Pamer and Cindy DiPrima, Cap Beauty is a sweet little store situated in the West Village. These girls are all about sourcing the best of the best and their store is a curation of the world’s cleanest and finest cult beauty products. https://www.capbeauty.com
Best Munich cult beauty product store – Just Pure
I’ve had my eye on these cult beauty products for some time now. Founded by Gaby Just, the extensive collection is one of the most beautifully packaged skin and body care ranges in the world – all packaged in thick frosted glass. Not to mention her Day Spa in Munich is a true gem. Love! http://www.justpure.eu
Coming soon – pure candles by ‘Botany – the vegan alchemist’
As part of the Phase 1 team in developing in this collection of vegan candles, I can hardly wait for the launch. The Qatar-based brand is 'Botany - the vegan alchemist' and the collection of hand-poured, GMO-free soy wax candles will be launched in early 2017 - vegan cult beauty products at their best!
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