Scandinavian Global Makeup Awards

The winners of the prestigious Scandinavian Global Makeup Awards 2020 have been announced! Esse Skincare received 3 Gold Awards and 2 Silver Awards.

How skin compares to an ecosystem

Any ecologist will tell you that a forest filled with a rich variety of plants is healthier than a commercial plantation containing only one species of tree. The complex ecosystem…

Green Chemistry meets Wild Science

“Green chemistry, also called sustainable chemistry, is an area of chemistry focused on the design of products and processes that minimize or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances.…

Esse and Plastic Neutral

We’ve partnered with Cleanhub to collect plastic waste in developing countries before it can reach the ocean. Every living thing depends on the ocean. Covering more than 70% of the…

Serious About Serums

Facial serums come in many forms and choosing which one is best for your skin can often feel daunting. You’ll hear bloggers and influencers wax lyrical about their latest serum…

Why Esse Uses Glass Packaging

Choosing which materials to use in packaging is not easy. There are many considerations. In several projects in our history we have weighed up our options and the result has,…

Esse and Carbon Neutral

WHEN WE SAY THAT WE’RE CARBON NEUTRAL – THIS IS WHAT WE MEAN. Since Esse started, we have fought hard to hold true to a few basic values. One of…

Rewild Your Skin

Rewilding is the science of returning skin to its balanced, wild state through green chemistry and organic biotech.  Civilization has long been associated with a sense of “clean” that requires…

Bakuchiol – Nature’s Retinol

Dubbed ‘nature’s retinol’, it’s worth investigating the properties of this acclaimed plant-based ingredient and how to incorporate it into your skincare routine. The Bakuchiol used in skincare is extracted and…

Myrothamnus

Resurrect your skin with Myrothamnus

Myrothamnus flabellifolia is commonly known as the “Resurrection Plant” and hails from the sands of the ancient Namib Desert. What makes this plant different is not in its physical appearance,…