The British-Based Beauty Brands You Need To Know About

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To celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Weekend, we wanted to highlight the very best of British beauty. From skincare, to haircare and beyond, these brands are known for their impressive results, powerful ingredients and innovative formulations.

From hydrating cleansers, to brightening serums and nourishing haircare, celebrate the very best of British beauty with our pick of some of the most iconic and bestselling brands that you should add into your beauty regime ASAP...

1. Oskia

Developed by Georgie Cleeve and her team of expert nutritionists, cosmetic scientists and skincare specialists, Oskia has won over an impressive 40 international awards for its simple, yet innovative skincare formulations charged with their iconic MSM ingredient. Made with biotechnology combined with naturally derived ingredients that are kinder to your skin and the environment, Oskia's packaging is 98% recyclable and all of their skincare products and supplements are suitable for vegetarians. If you're after a nourishing, luxurious cleanser their Renaissance Cleansing Gel is suited to all skin types and effectively removes all traces of dirt, make-up and impurities while the addition of Vitamins C and E offer antioxidant protection. 

 2. Proto-col

Experts in collagen, Proto-col have an inside-out approach to beauty and wellness. Based in West Wiltshire, the brand was founded by elite athlete James Greenwell in 2003 after he discovered that collagen was imperative in his recovery when he tore his Achilles tendon late in his career. Comprised of 3 main categories; beauty supplements, skincare and wellbeing, each product is formulated with collagen and a multitude of other innovative ingredients to ensure that you are left feeling revitalised with youthful-looking skin. Their bestselling Pure Collagen Capsules contain 2500mg of Verisol per serving, an active blend of Bioactive Collagen Peptides which has been clinically proven to improve skin's elasticity, volume and plumpness. 


3. Medik8

Pioneering cosmeceutical technologies, Medik8 make the most effective and innovative ingredients suitable for even the most sensitive skin types without compromising on efficacy. They are dedicated to producing high-quality products with the best ingredients, and are known for their expertise in Vitamin A (retinol). Aside from being kind to the skin, Medik8's products are also kind to the planet, too. If you're new to retinal, their Crystal Retinal 3 is the perfect entry-level product for those who are new to Vitamin A, and helps to renew and resurface the skin, while visibly improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 

4. Rejuvenated

Founded by Kathryn Danzey, Rejuvenated create the original and award-winning collagen drink that promotes younger, firmer-looking skin through the natural powers of collagen to leave your skin looking and feeling more youthful, plump and radiant. Their bestselling Collagen Shots are expertly formulated with Acai Berry, Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamins B, C and contain 10,000mg of Marine Extract collagen per serving to help reduce fine lines, wrinkles and improve skin's elasticity. 

5. Votary

Founded by make-up artist Arabella Preston after she saw transformative results from cleansing her own, and her clients' skin with a blend of pure plant oils. Using the power of botanical actives and plant oils, Votary create 100% vegan, cruelty-free skincare that promises a healthy, dewy complexion no matter your age. Their iconic Cleansing Oil - Rose Geranium & Apricot gently, yet effectively cleanses all skin types and contains Apricot Oil and Jojoba to nourish the skin while removing all traces of dirt, make-up and impurities. 

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