10 natural and organic products worth checking out

1. The Organic Pharmacy

Antioxidant Face Firming Serum

$212, from Bud Cosmetics, 03-32 Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard, tel: 6733-5782

 

Photo: The Organic Pharmacy

Made with rosehip oil, carrot, sunflower oil, lemon, sweet orange and grapefruit to lift and tone skin.

2. Julisis Gold Emulsion Day

$415, from the Beauty-i pop-up store at B1-25/26 Scotts Square, tel: 9234-3940

 

Photo: Julisis

Contains an alchemistic essence of gold, fermented wild flower honey, bee's wax, bee pollen, St John's wort oil and royal jelly to treat sensitive and irritated skin.

See also: Is organic the best?

3. Biossentiel Bio Super Serum Anti-age Serum Five

$145, from the Beauty-i pop-up store

 

Photo: Biossentiel

Blended with sunflower, rape, hazelnut, apricot and rose oils to slow down signs of ageing.

4. John Masters Organics Spearmint and Meadowsweet Scalp Stimulating Shampoo

$36, from Bud Cosmetics

 

Photo: John Masters Organics

Concocted with organic-certified ingredients - spearmint, meadowsweet, eucalyptus oil, soya protein and guar gum - to detoxify the scalp and add volume to hair.

See also: Organic and natural - what you need to know

5. Juice Beauty Blemish Clearing Serum

$52.50, from Bud Cosmetics

 

Photo: Juice Beauty

All the products by the brand are blended with organic antioxidant rich plant juices. This product is made to unclog pores and reduce breakouts. Gwyneth Paltrow is the creative director of the brand.

6. Pai Rosehip BioRegenerate Oil

$50, from Pure Tincture, 02-01 Pure Tincture Studio @ Tras, 68 Tras Street, tel: 6222-0267

 

Photo: PAI

A potent form of cold-pressed rosehip oil made to tone and condition skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines.

7. Tata Harper Rejuvenating Serum

US$173 ($242), from Net-A-Porter

 

Photo: Tata Harper

Winner of the 2011 Allure Best In Beauty award, given to top products by US beauty magazine Allure, this anti-ageing serum is formulated with 29 natural and active ingredients.

8. Suntegrity Natural Moisturizing Face Sunscreen & Primer

$72, from Pure Tincture

 

Photo: Suntegrity

This winner of the Allure Best of Beauty award in 2013 is a chemical-free sunscreen that does not leave a white cast on the skin. It also contains red algae and organic aloe vera, jojoba, sunflower, pomegranate, cucumber and green tea extracts to calm and protect skin.

9. Vita Coco Extra Virgin 100 per cent Raw Cold Pressed Organic Coconut Oil

$20, from selected supermarkets such as Cold Storage

 

Photo: Vita Coco

This fatty acid-rich oil can be eaten and also used as a skin and hair moisturiser.

10. Dr Jackson's 05 Face And Eye Essence

US$101 (S$148), from Net-A-Porter

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Photo: Dr Jackson's

A blend of rose water and Roman camomile to soothe skin, kigelia to keep it elastic and vitamin C-rich baobab to protect skin.


This article was first published on November 12, 2015.
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