By Mera Tabarruk
Kind to skin and the environment, A’kin offers a full range of face, body and hair products made with natural Australian botanicals to gently and beautifully care for skin and hair. With a simple philosophy of being a plant-based, pure, and natural brand, A’kin draws on the knowledge of their in-house cosmetic chemists and botanists to create products of the finest quality that are suitable for all skin types and skin concerns.
If you are a lover of natural skincare, you’ll be excited to hear that A’kin’s products are free of parabens, sulphates, artificial colours, perfumes, and mineral oils, and are not tested on animals. The ingredients are also vegan and Halal friendly and packaged in beautiful, recyclable packaging. Here are a few of A’kin’s products that The Beauty Book recommends you add to your shopping basket the next time you’re looking for new skincare.
The A’kin Nourishing Cream Cleanser & Toner is a cream cleanser perfect for dry, sensitive skin. Ideal to be used as a second cleanse when removing makeup or as the first step in a skincare routine. Key ingredients include Rose, Geranium, Shea Butter and Sesame Oil that help to gently lift away make-up and impurities leaving skin nourished and hydrated. Witch Hazel is also used to help balance and tone skin.
The A’kin Rose Mist Toner is a multipurpose spray that can boost skin’s moisture levels quickly. Ideal during the colder months as an added layer of hydration and for a boost on the go. This toner can also be used during the summer months as a cooling mist toner to refresh and hydrate. Key ingredients include Rose Essence and Aloe Vera to cool, tone and restore hydration to skin, to leave it feeling calm and nourished. Suitable for all skin types.
Restore moisture and revitalise skin with the A’kin Certified Organic Rosehip Oil. With a minimum concentration of 80% essential fatty acids (including Omega 3, 6 and 9) for optimal skin health, this essential booster is ideal for all skin types, helping to nourish and hydrate. The A’kin Certified Organic Rosehip Oil is fast absorbing and can be included in any existing skincare routine to help even out skin tone, boost moisture and even nourish dry lips.
Fast absorbing and intensely nourishing, the A’kin Hydrating Antioxidant Day Cream instantly hydrates and helps protect skin from the stressors of the day. Apply as the final step in a skincare routine to lock in moisture and add a layer of protection to skin, particularly during the colder months, when skin is more susceptible to drying out. Key ingredients include Organic Coconut Water to nourish skin and Green Tea to help protect skin against pollution and free radical damage.
A lightweight, natural moisturiser, the A’kin Rosehip Oil Facial Moisturiser is a rich facial cream that restores and nourishes skin. Use as the final step in your skincare routine to boost skin’s hydration, leaving it soft to the touch. Key ingredients include Organic Rosehip Oil to keep skin hydrated, along with Avocado Oil and Shea Butter to nourish and restore. Organic Aloe Vera Extract helps to soothe skin. Suitable for normal to dry skin.
Selected A’kin products are now available at Countdown Supermarkets nationwide. The full range is available from Chemist Warehouse, selected Unichem, Life and Independent pharmacies, and selected North Island New World supermarkets, and online at akin.co.nz.