The Best Organic Skincare Brands, Loved By The C&TH Team

The organic skincare heroes to have on your radar

Time to change things up? Try going organic, with one (or five, who’s counting?) of these fantastic organic skincare brands.

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What Is Organic Skincare?

According to the Soil Association, organic skincare consists of products that do not contain genetically modified ingredients, controversial chemicals, parabens and phthalates, synthetic colours, dyes or fragrances.

You can read more about the ins and outs of organic beauty with our guide here.

The Best Organic Skincare Brands To Try Now

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RMS Beauty

A big name both in the makeup and skincare space is RMS Beauty, which is known for its high-quality beauty products. The brand was set up by master makeup artist Rose-Marie Swift in 2009, with the goal to create products with better, safer ingredients. While not as extensive as its makeup range, RMS has a solid skincare offering covering facial oils, serums, primers and moisturisers – all made using using raw, food grade, organic, wildcrafted and natural ingredients. (And if you’re not sure what they do, you can browse the brand’s lengthy ingredients list, explaining how each one is sourced and its organic certification status, here.)


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100% Pure

Another brand working across makeup and skincare is 100% Pure, a California-based label that prides itself on being free from free of artificial colours, artificial fragrances and synthetic chemical preservatives. You can stock up on an entire skincare routine here, with products ranging from eye creams and serums to cleansers, tones and eye masks – with every product linking back to the brand’s comprehensive ingredients list (which also details 100% Pure’s definition of ‘natural skincare) detailing the benefits on skin.


Bamford spf 50 sunscreen


One of the UK’s leading lifestyle and skincare brands (and a B Corp, to boot), Bamford has spent the last few years working with the Soil Association to make the switch to certified organic sources where possible. As expected, its signature skincare is made using natural ingredients.


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Kjaer Weis

What can we say, organic makeup and skincare go hand-in-hand for many brands. Kjaer Weis is another label that works between the two beauty arenas, hand-selecting certified organic ingredients (you can find the brand’s definition of this term here) to create luxurious-feeling products that promote skin health. All of the ingredients the brand works with are laid out in a handy A-Z list, which details how they were extracted and in which products they are present.


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Green People

Founder over 25 years ago, Green People is a beauty space dedicated to cultivating an organic lifestyle. Brand founder Charlotte Vøhtz helped design the first standards for organic beauty with the Soil Association, which informed the standards we’re now familiar with today. Alongside ranges spanning haircare, bodycare, makeup, wellbeing and childcare, the brand also places a lot of emphasis on creating organic skincare that cares for sensitive skin.


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Juice Beauty

Proving that luxury organic formulations can perform better than conventional beauty products, Juice Beauty is a massive supporter of organic farming (the brand has estimated that over the last decade it has avoided three tonnes of pesticides by utilising organic ingredients). The brand gives shoppers the chance to pick apart its products on its website, with an ingredients list on each item indicating which ingredients are certified organic and plant derived.


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Tata Harper

US-based skincare brand Tata Harper makes all of its products in-house on a sprawling 1,200 acres organic farm and beauty lab in Vermont, where it can oversee every step of the manufacturing process and ensure that products are artificial fragrance and GM-free. It’s also worth noting that ingredients defined as ‘natural’ have been certified by Ecocert Greenlife, while those labelled ‘cruelty-free’ have been certified by PETA.


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A familiar sight in supermarkets and beauty stores, UpCircle is a British B Crop brand that is probably best known for creating skincare from salvaged ingredients from the food and drink industries. Whether its coffee grounds picked up from local cafes, chamomile stems from tea manufacturers or leftover fruit water from juicers, the brand makes sure it delivers certified organic, vegan and cruelty-free products.


Blue hand creams set on moss

Wild Beauty

While a younger beauty brand compared to others on this list, having been founded in 2020, Wild Beauty continues the longer legacy upheld by Rhug Estate of creating quality organic products. Inspired by the  unspoilt nature of the North Wales countryside, much of Wild Beauty’s supply chain is overseen by the estate itself so that it can ensure products are GM-free. Its skincare products are also certified organic by the Soil Association.


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Neal’s Yard Remedies

A modern apothecary with an emphasis on organic health and beauty, Neal’s Yard Remedies is committed to creating skincare that is free from genetically modified ingredients – instead, 92 percent of its physically processed agricultural ingredients certified organic via the COSMOS standard by weight.


Featured image: Wild Beauty