It’s British Science Week, which can only mean one thing… it’s time to celebrate some of the UK’s fantastic beauty brands! Yes, beauty is a science, and our line-up of pioneering British brands are taking the world by storm.
Take a look at some of the great companies that began on UK shores, you may be surprised with just how many household names are homegrown.
Created in London in 1990, Elemis quickly became a force to be reckoned with in the world of beauty. Currently, the UK’s #1 luxury British skincare brand, Elemis not only have an array of award-winning products, but they also work with a number of spas to provide high-end treatments.
Our pick: try the multi-award-winning Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm. Rich and nourishing, this balm is ideal for deeply cleansing all skin types.
Influencing the most renowned London noses since 1971, Molton Brown is the darling of Britains fragrance world. Their bath and body ranges can be found in homes across the globe, with limited edition fragrances keeping customers wrapt in attention.
Our pick: for a fan favourite, try Molton Brown’s signature fragrance, the Orange and Bergamot Hand Wash. After all, no bathroom is complete without a “good soap” for those times you have guests pop over.
Neal’s Yard Remedies
With their unmistakable blue glass bottles, Neal’s Yard has been turning heads since 1981. Selling aromatherapy and skincare products from their Covent Garden store, the business quickly expanded and now has more than 60 stores worldwide.
Our pick: allbeauty customers rave about the Neal’s Yard Frankincense Intense Lift Cream for its ability to hydrate and tone the skin. Containing omega fatty acids and hyaluronic acids, it’s perfect for mature skin.
From the emergence of their first spa in 1998, Cowshed has gone from strength to strength, bringing a touch of country calm to the lives of its busy customers. Animal-friendly and free of silicones, parabens and mineral oils, their products make the perfect gift for practically anyone.
Our pick: find out what the hype is about and try a range of the best-selling favourites with the Cowshed Hand & Body Set. With hand cream, hand wash, body lotion and shower gel, you’ll be treated to the full Cowshed experience at home.
Founded by health and beauty guru Kathy Phillips in 2003, thisworks was created to offer everyday skincare and sleep solutions to the British public. Their range of products uses aromatherapy to invoice the senses and contribute to wellbeing, with their pillow sprays in particular gaining worldwide attention.
Our pick: for the best thisworks experience, you have to try their Deep Sleep Pillow Talk Set. Featuring their best-selling Pillow Spray and a daytime roll-on, this set has everything you need for the ultimate in relaxation.
Creators of luxury bath and body products, Noble Isle is one of the newest brands to make it big on UK shores. Established in 2011, the company uses local ingredients to showcase the best that our isle has to offer. With ten fragrance collections, you’re sure to find something you love.
Our pick: with the Heavenly Hamper Gift Set you can experience five of Noble Isle’s fragrances, including Tea Rose and Fireside.
So, next time you’re shopping for yourself or a loved one, why not invest in Britain and buy local. Purchasing from UK brands not only helps to support local talent, but it also invests in local jobs and the growth of our economy.
Shop all of the brands mentioned at allbeauty.com