In this age where everything we eat, drink, and touch are becoming more processed to be convenient, we need to be increasingly careful with our consumption choices. There might not be noticeable short-term signs, but we are bound to be affected in the long run, especially concerning what goes into our bodies either through the food we eat or products we apply on the skin. It’s great to see the boom of natural and organic products and produce, which we should all take advantage of within our means. If you’re looking to check out that organic lifestyle, one product at a time, here are 5 organic skincare brands available in Malaysia that you can start with.
Organique by Olinda Spring
Organique by Olinda Spring was founded by Christina Chen, who resides in Australia. She drew inspiration from the adaptive ability of the country’s most beautiful plants which thrive in harsh conditions, and created premium products to protect sensitive skin from extreme environmental changes. The unique thing about Organique, is the usage of Olinda spring water. It is said to be deeply hydrating, restorative, and contain toxin-inhibiting trace minerals. One of the brand’s key ingredients is the Lily flower. They have just released a Whitening range in Malaysia, that includes a cleanser, toning essence, facial serum, eye cream, day care lotion, and night repair lotion. The range’s key ingredient is the elegant Magnolia flower. It was chosen because of its strong anti-oxidant properties that help prevent UV-induced pigmentation and anti-inflammatory hyperpigmentation while making the skin healthier and brighter.
Herbivore Botanicals believes that skincare should feel and smell amazing. We all know how it feels when we apply something that smells incredible and it just brightens up our day. Your skincare routine should be enjoyable! The brand uses organic, high-quality, and food-grade ingredients. They place heavy emphasis on making sure each ingredient is there for a specific therapeutic purpose. No fillers are used, and all products are tested on real people (themselves), never on animals. Some best-selling products include the Lapis Facial Oil, Jasmine Green Tea Balancing Toner, Coco Rose Body Polish, and the Blue Tansy Resurfacing Clarity Mask.
Founded by Australian model Miranda Kerr, Kora Organics uses certified organic and natural products as a more wholesome alternative for healthier skin. The brand was created with one simple reason in mind – everything we put on our skin is absorbed. Collective research in microbiology, aromatherapy, and organic chemistry that specialises in organic and natural formulations, they identified key ingredients with natural healing and protective powers. These include Noni Extract, Rosehip Oil, Sea Buckthorn Oil, and Green Tea. Some of Kora Organics’ best-sellers are the Noni Glow Face Oil, Turmeric Brightening and Exfoliating Mask, and the Rose Quartz Luminizer.
Melvita was founded in Ardèche, the south of France, 35 years ago. The brand uses the purest natural ingredients and blends them to create true nectars of beauty. Melvita is very eco-conscious, and this shows in their eco-friendly packaging, sustainable picking charter, and the fact that all their ingredients are traceable. Even their factories are ISO 14001 certified to be eco-friendly. Some of their best-sellers to check out include Plumping Rose Serum-Lotion, Organic Argan Oil, Organic Rose Floral Water, and Nectar Supreme Serum and Oil.
For an organic experience from start to finish, try acclaimed makeup artist Rose-Marie Swift’s line called RMS Beauty. The brand’s objective is to transform the way women use makeup, starting from products that use organic ingredients. They believe that makeup should not only be non-toxic, but also heal and nourish the skin at the same time. RMS Beauty products are formulated using raw, food grade, and organic ingredients in their natural state. This allows their living, healing attributes to penetrate and rejuvenate the skin. Among their more popular products are the Living Luminizer, Eye Polish, Luminizer Gift Set, and “Un” Cover-Up.