The beauty industry is one that continues to grow, with new tips and tricks being shared on a daily basis and one prominent trend going through the scene now is the usage of organic ingredients to achieve eternal beauty. To help women everywhere feel beautiful inside and out, many big brands have come forth with what they define as the best skincare must-haves, but the hefty price tag and added preservatives diverts us to search elsewhere for true natural products.
Malaysians are jumping on board this trend in providing items to give your body the loving it deserves and here are 9 local artisans with products made from the best natural ingredients available that is sure to leave your skin feeling the best it can.
1. Dirty Benefits
Who says beauty has to just be clean? Dirty Benefits takes pride in describing their brand as “an all-natural skincare brand created for the bold and adventurous”. Their main target are those experimental souls who wouldn’t mind getting their hands a little dirty in the name of getting luscious and beautiful skin. The core ingredient they have in their products is coffee which is known to have many exfoliating benefits, so their scrubs are perfect for those nights you want to give your body a good pampering session.
2. Daughter Earth
Putting oil onto your skin can sound intimidating, especially with our country’s all-year-round humid weather that seems to make everyone pull out their blotting sheets even more. But pure essential oils are actually great moisturisers for your skin and can even help unclog your pores. Daughter Earth has a wide range of face oil products that are made from nourishing and organic ingredients to give your skin that radiant glow.
3. Claire Organics
Standing by the name Claire which means ‘clear and pure’ in French, Claire Organics aims to bring all natural and high-quality ingredients with their handmade products that are sure to leave your skin feeling fresh and clean. After learning how to make soaps from leftover breast milk, the brand has expanded their line to include body scrubs, lip balms, and hair oils.
4. Bisou BonBon
Shelby, the founder, mentioned how Bisou BonBon came to be when she created her first natural lip balm which helped fellow colleagues with their chapped lips. This fueled her fascination for botanical goodness and the desire to explore and make more products to help people everywhere. Bisou BonBon, which is French for ‘kiss’ and ‘candy’, now has a wide variety of handcrafted natural bath and body care products that are great for those days when your body needs a good pick-me-up.
5. Lullabelle Soap
Using some of the finest and organic ingredients possible, Lullabelle Soap produces soaps made right in the comforts of their own kitchen which is smoke and pet-free. They believe that being simple is better and that just because it is natural, does not mean it has to be boring or lacking of variety. They strive to manufacture only high-quality soaps that will make your skin feeling amazing.
If you have acne-prone skin, eczema or any other conditions that make it difficult for you to find products that are beneficial to the sensitivity of your skin type, Kindersoaps is your answer. They have different kind of soaps that cater to different skin types and problems so give this shop a peek if you’re on the hunt for soaps that won’t harm your skin and actually help manage it.
7. Earth Care Soaps
As you can guess by their brand name, Earth Care Soaps create products that are made from love for your skin while also taking care of the environment. They describe themselves as a haven of handmade all-natural bath and body care products that can make you enjoy the best of Mother Nature.
8. By Lena
Lena, an artisanal crafter and the founder, has a strong passion for natural and organic beauty products. Thus, By Lena was born to provide you skin and body products that are free from any harmful chemicals while being soothingly effective as well.
Ever seen products that are too cute which makes you feel hesitant to even use it? Wunderbath will make you feel exactly that way with their range of food-shaped soap bars that are sure to make you look twice and wonder whether it is edible or not (Pro tip: It’s not). From macarons and mooncakes to even your favourite ice gem cookies, Wunderbath will make your bath time full of amazing scents while also giving your skin the love it needs too. They have a wide range of products that include not only soaps, but also lip balms, bath bombs, and more.
10. A Soap Affair
Beginning with an extravagant 70% olive oil formula, A Soap Affair creates extremely gentle soaps that are ultra moisturising for those who are seeking baby smooth skin. The soap can be used for both the body and the face, which makes it an optional cleanser as well. Sounds like something you’d rather shower with? Time to begin A Soap Affair.
11. Fawn Beauty Co.
Expounding on the belief of artisanal beauty products, FAWN‘s unique and minimal formulations that use vegan and raw elements in their range are manufactured to help protect your skin from any unnecessary harmful substances. They have exfoliating soaps with oats in it, charcoal soap which is good for acne breakouts, and others. If you’re looking for a brand with all natural products that look ‘instagram-worthy’ too, FAWN should be one of your choices.
12. The Soap Cellar
The Soap Cellar operates on the belief that beauty should be budget-friendly and that everyone can afford to have beautiful skin. Using mainly imported raw materials, this small family run business aims to bring great skincare and hair care products for a good value with excellent service to boot. Their policy of ensuring you have a smile on your face before you leave guarantees a satisfying shopping experience with their establishment.
13. Be Good
With a name that strives to spread positivity and love for yourself, founder James Wong started Be Good when he sought to be good himself and wishes to instill this outlook with his products as well. Be Good has body care products that are all naturally made and full of ingredients that are even edible such as sugar, tea leaves and herbs. Lip balms, scrubs, soaps, lotion bars, and even mosquito repellents—their products will inspire you to be good to yourself.
Did we miss any of your favourite all-natural local beauty must-haves? Let us know (or tag them) in the comments!
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