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I'm Rachel the founder of Authentic Skincare. I have always struggled to find suitable skincare. My skin gets horribly blotchy at the slightest provocation (even a simple hot shower!). I also have adult acne and an ugly red complexion! I spent my teens, twenties and thirties trying everything I could afford in the pursuit of great skin but never found the magic pill, lotion or potion that worked for me... I made do with the products I found that didn’t exasperate my skins 'dark side'! Make up became my greatest ally in the pursuit of glossy ad perfection!
Then years later my interest in skincare was re-light when my son reacted badly to a skin cream. This time I decided that natural and environmentally conscious was the way to go, and went out in pursuit of some natural skincare products for our home. Alas everything I tried on my hypersensitive skin did nothing to alleviate the blotches, the periodic outbreaks or dry patches... not to mention the fine lines that were beginning to develop!!
As a curious person I wanted to learn for myself what the best natural ingredients for my sensitive skin would be, I wanted something to cleanse but also to address my other needs. After much trial and error I designed a soap bar to cleanse without drying and to address blotches and acne (The Lemon Sherbet Bar)! I went on to design another soap bar that helped to tone down the redness (Lavender & Liquorice). I was soon creating bars to address other people’s needs and before I knew it, I had 5 bars that met a wide range of cleansing needs for different skin types. I am very proud of my soaps, but cleansing is just the tip of the skincare iceberg, and so I have now also created a range of organic face moisturisers. My aim is provide all the lotions and potions we need to keep our skin peachy!!
I am also a big supporter of eco living and believe that our planets health is intrinsic to our own health.
"When the earth is sick and polluted human health is impossible ... to heal ourselves we must heal our planet and to heal our planet we must heal ourselves". (Quote by Colin McLoud)
Because of this I believe it’s only right for any company to hold itself accountable for their impact on our environment. For this reason, our soap is solid (plasic free), and a lot of thought goes into all our products and its packaging.
LOVE YOUR SKIN - LOVE YOUR PLANET
CHERISH YOUR HEALTH - NO COMPROMISE