Seattle-born natural beauty brand Herbivore, which was created by husband-and-wife team Julia Wills and Alexander Kummerow, has been on Byrdie's radar for a few years now (it launched back in 2011). For a long time, avid fans were able to get their favourite products shipped via the website but then, this spring, Space NK started stocking the brand and made it a whole lot easier for us Brits to get our hands on these covetable beauty goods.
Highly active and efficacious every ingredient included is there for a reason, there is no filler. Each includes essential vitamins, minerals, and botanicals and the packaging feels seriously luxe. And it probably goes without saying that each product is highly Instagrammable. While natural brands aren't particularly alternative these days, on its own website Herbivore sells rose quartz and jade rollers, crystals, tarot cards and even a spirit animal guide book that helps add to the intrigue of this (until now) under-the-radar brand.
If you haven't already, go check it out in stores at Space NK or just take the plunge and treat yourself to the products below...
Used for three nights in a row and containing fruit enzyme to exfoliate, along with Brazilian white tourmaline gemstone to boost skin circulation, this mask does a seriously good job of enhancing radiance. After the initiation, you can drop down to just once or twice a week.
Deputy editor Shannon Peter is a fan of this vibrant oil, and her skin is glowy AF. A combination of oils including rose hip and neroli, along with CoQ10 which energises cells, this oil hydrates and kick-starts a dull, lazy complexion. It's not cheap, but a little goes a long way.
Sure, you can bathe in Epsom salts, but this aromatic balances the skin and draws out impurities, while the scent will leave you uplifted. Plus, it will look great on the edge of your tub.
If you struggle with dehydrated skin, this rosewater-infused moisturiser will plump out fine lines and leave skin pillowy soft. It also helps to prevent blemishes, downplay redness and boost your skin's ability to retain precious moisture throughout the day.
Okay, so this is only available on the brand's website, but since we know our readers love a jade roller, we wanted to show you this rose-quartz version. Rose quartz is thought to ease anxiety and boost feelings of self-love. Fancy incorporating a roller for lifting, de-puffing and sculpting into your weekly routine?
With antioxidant-rich fruit enzymes, this cream helps bolster the skin's regenerative process that happens when we sleep. Hyaluronic acid and aloe vera work to keep the complexion hydrated and happy.
This leave-on exfoliating serum harnesses fruit acids to make light work of whisking away dead, dull skin. Perfect for this time of year.
A gloriously scented body oil, this leaves skin with a pretty sheen and enviable glow.
Seriously hydrating, this face oil works hard to fight back against harmful free radicals and boost the skin's radiance.
Packed with essential fatty acids this body oil is seriously nourishing for dry skin.
With cult ingredient blue tansy, this oil is rich in azulene which is known for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial action on the skin. Squalane from olives ensures moisture is locked into the skin. If you're a face oil fan, this is a joy to use.
Booked a winter sun break? Lucky you. Aloe vera hydrates, while peppermint cools. It also comes in a smaller 60-millilitre size which is perfect for a weekend away.
Herbivore loves soaps (they have three of them in their range) this has blue clay to draw out impurities but crucially it won't dry skin out.
Organic coconut milk and essential rose oil mingle together to create a calming bathing experience for body and mind.
Not only does this gently exfoliate the skin, but the charcoal also works to absorb excess sebum and draw out impurities from the pores. Tea tree oil works to tackle bacteria that can cause blemishes.
This beachy hair mist is packed with aloe water, sea salt, coconut pulp and lime, so it will give you the holiday vibes and the textured hair to match.
Mineral-rich pink Himalayan salts help your body and muscles to fully unwind, while floral essential oils make the whole bath time experience a sensory joy.
With virgin coconut oil and Moroccan rose, this lip balm is seriously hydrating and looks super chic too.
Not only does this smell divine, but it's also packed with vitamins A, C and E as well as coconut oil. Your skin will be left incredibly soft and delicately scented.
Coconut oil and Moroccan rose factor in a few of Herbivore's products, here they are blended with pink clay that gently draws impurities out and shea butter to leave skin plump and soothed. Oh, and it will look great next to your bathtub.
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