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Our favourite Australian beauty brands you need to know about

Australia has a lot to offer in the beauty space, so rather than counting down the days for international products to become available to purchase, why not look a little closer to home? Below we've curated a list of the best Australian beauty brands for you to try out. Whether you're looking for sunscreen, deodorant or completely natural products, we've got something that will make you excited to shop locally.

1. Aesop


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The Aesop brand is synonymous with quality and style. Just walking into one of their stores, leaves your senses feeling heightened. In the business since 1987, Aesop has been ahead of the curb using a combination of plant-based and laboratory-made ingredients crafting effective products that are also vegan and cruelty-free.


2. The Beauty Chef


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Founded in 2009, The Beauty Chef was created to heal the founders' family's skin issues. This is when she discovered her solution to glowing skin: a healthy gut. The Beauty Chef now has a range of bio-fermented, probiotic-rich wholefood supplements and organic topical skincare products.


3. Mukti Organics

This Australian made skincare brand helps produce beauty from the inside out. The formulas contain bioactive cellular extracts from Australian natives with award winning formulas. There's a collagen-boosting drink, hydration-rich masques and vegan elixirs to try from.

4. Skinstitut


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Skinstitut creates high end skin-care. They work with top professionals in pharmacy and cosmetic chemistry using premium ingredients like retinoids, antioxidants or peptides so any complexion can look healthy and radiant. They have a core product range that includes their best-selling cleaners moisturiser, scrubs and serums. They also have an expert range for those looking to prevent signs of ageing.

5. Emma Lewisham


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Technically an NZ brand, Emma Lewisham gets an honourable mention for their natural skincare. Their formulas rely on science-led natural skincare line backed by the highest calibre of green science and innovation in the industry.

6. Noosa Basics


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Noosa Basics is a small batch apothecary located in Noosa where they manufacture natural and organic personal care products. The products are certified vegan and cruelty-free and palm oil free. They use high quality botanical ingredients without any additives, fillers of thickeners.  Try out their aluminium-free charcoal and eucalyptus organic deodorant next time you're in the market.

7. Kevin Murphy


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The Australian haircare brand Kevin Murphy is well known for its salon-ready formulas and gorgeous packaging. The products are all sulphate and paraben free and all-natural. They are as high performing and made in a range of forums to suit your haircare needs.


8. Sansceuticals


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Sansceuticals' motto is less rather than more. The brand features two multi-use products that are used in a variety of ways. The vitamin oil can be used wherever you need it. Try it out as a moisturiser, makeup remover, shave lotion or hair treatment. The list could go on.

9. Foile


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Foile focuses on important things like clean ingredients, actives and rich botanicals. Their signature packaging is refillable and destined to stay with you for longer. The female-owned small beauty brand is genderless, inclusive and developed in Australia.

10. Living Libations

Created by beauty philosopher, aromacologist and botanical muse, shaping plant-intellence into gorgeously scented products. They create organic beauty balms reviving elixirs, oral care and what they call "armpit poetry" that elevates odour and quenches the thirst need for natural products.

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