Show your skin some TLC with these local brands – with everything from everyday SPFs to super-luxe serums.
Not just about skin, Sodashi seeks to nourish the mind, body and spirit with their natural and artisanal products. Now stocked in spas in over 25 countries, their focus is on radiance and unique beauty, utilising natural botanical extracts.
It just takes one step into Heartwood‘s dreamy Cottesloe space… suddenly, we feel relaxed, soothed and transformed. As well as their luxe facials and massages, they stock a huge range of clean beauty products – including their own perfumes, incense and face oils. Their hero ingredient is Indian Sandalwood, seen in just about all of their products and sustainably grown, harvested and distilled by Heartwood at their farm in the Kimberley.
35A Napoleon Street, Cottesloe
The Secret Skincare
Founded by Dr. Clara Hurst, owner of luxe Cottesloe skin clinic Blanc, and Dr. Deb Cohen-Jones, perhaps Perth’s most glamorous GP; The Secret is the mysterious, magical answer to your skincare prayers. Specially formulated for hard-to-treat conditions like melasma, products are made to order to improve the efficacy of the active ingredients. You just need to check out those before and afters to be convinced.
The most important step in your skincare routine? SPF! You gotta slip, slop, slap! We’re passionate about being sunsafe, and Mother has been created by some even more passionate locals. A mineral sunscreen, Mother contains no water – which means no preservatives, emulsifiers or thickeners. Plus, it’s reef-safe, vegan, made using sustainably sourced ingredients, with only a minimal amount of exclusively post-consumer plastic packaging, which is filled using solar power.
Whatever stage of life you’re in, Mokosh will have the nourishing, uplifting skincare to suit you. Combining science and an Ayurvedic approach, the 100% organic range has something for every skin type – whether you’re dealing with tricky combination, mature, acne-prone or pregnancy skin.
Clean Slate is all about just that – a clean slate. Originating from founder Kat’s struggles with eczema, Clean Slate’s mission is to bring products with real ingredients, to real people – without bells or whistles. As well as their range of creams, body oils, soaps and candles, you can also get in on the action yourself with skincare-making workshops. As if that wasn’t enough, Kat also works as a scent designer for Melis, a luxe, handcrafted parfumerie based in Margaret River.
The Little Gifter Co.
The Little Gifter Co. creates ethereal, small batch products that nourish the soul and the skin. Hand blended, their face and body oils will make your skin feel luxuriously supple, with rejuvenating and soothing ingredients.
We Are Feel Good Inc
We already mentioned how important sunscreen is – and We Are Feel Good Inc. certainly have that on lock with their range of broad-spectrum, nourishing formulation sunscreens. But even if you’re going to bed, you can enjoy the same soothing moisture, with their body milks, lip balms and pawpaw nectar.
We will not be silenced when it comes to the importance of sunscreen! Avocado Zinc are producing physical sunscreens with an impressive checklist – all natural ingredients, reef friendly, eco-friendly packaging, made in WA, suitable for sensitive skin and babies, absorbs with no white cast, vegan and cruelty free and wears well under makeup. What’s not to love?
Freshly-launched Somic is our home-grown skincare newbie. Handmade in small batches right here in Perth, they’ve started strong with an extensive roster of products that will have you glowing from head to toe – plus some pet shampoo to keep your pooch pampered, too. If you’re not sure where to start, you can hit up their website for a couple of complimentary samples to find the product perfect for you.
Header image: Sodashi