Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Sukin Body and Face Care Winter Essentials

Sukin is an Australian brand that offers a range of eco-friendly, natural and affordable skin, hair and body care products. Sukin utilises a myriad of natural and organic botanical extracts and essential oils to boost the vitality and luminosity of skin. All Sukin products are vegan & cruelty free, free from harsh chemicals such as Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS), Sodium Laureth Sulphate (SLES), synthetic fragrances, animal derivatives, harsh detergents, propylene glycol, artificial colours, triethanolamine, mineral oils, EDTA or parabens, and the packaging (e.g. boxes, bottles and packets) of all products are recyclable. Sukin has such a strong focus on not only restoring the natural beauty of skin but also ensuring that the production of their products do not impact our environment. I've been a huge fan of Sukin for quite some time now and I'd always recommend their products to family and friends.

Winter is the season where skin tends to become dry and in need of moisture, hydration and essential oils to restore and improve skin structure. My combination/oily skin has started to become dryer than usual, so these Sukin products landed at my desk in good timing! Recently, I've been using a variety of Sukin face and body products and I am absolutely loving the gentle formulations and quality of these products. 

Today I will be reviewing the Sukin Cream Cleanser (A$9.95/125ml), Sukin Revitalising Facial Scrub (A$9.95/125ml), Sukin Purifying Body Scrub (A$12.95/200ml) and Sukin Hydrating Body Lotion (A$12.95/250ml, A$19.95/500ml).

The Sukin Cream Cleanser is one of the two formulations of cleansers in the range, the other being the Foaming Facial Cleanser that I reviewed a while ago here. The Cream Cleanser is a white opaque and light cream formula that is ideal for those who have dry and/or mature skin types. This cleanser would be a suitable cleanser for me to use during winter. The consistency of this Cream Cleanser is just about right for my liking (not too thick or runny) and it feels uber hydrating and nourishing once I gentle massage the Cream Cleanser in circular motions. The scent of the formula is quite lovely as it provides a subtle botanical aroma. The formula is infused with essential oils of Rose hip, Avocado and Wheat Germ to help nourish and hydrate the skin, while Aloe Vera, Burdock, Horsetail and Nettle assist to thoroughly cleanse and refresh the skin. My skin feels beautifully clean and revived without feeling tight nor dry. The formula is also gentle enough to remove residual impurities on the surface of my skin, leaving it feeling squeaky clean!

Sukin Revitalising Facial Scrub is a non-abrasive facial scrub that contains Bamboo extracts and ground Walnut Shells to refine and exfoliate the skin and Aloe Vera, Chamomile, Jojoba Oil, Rose Hip Oil and Sesame Oil to nourish the skin. Facial scrubs are a must in my skin care routine as my skin needs exfoliation to thoroughly deep cleanse those pesky pores and allow for smooth and clean skin. I've been using the Revitalising Facial Scrub every second day for a week and it really does help to nourish and vitalise my skin! My skin doesn't feel dry at all as the nourishing ingredients and essential oils help to lock in the moisture the skin needs. The consistency of the scrubs gives a very gentle amount of 'oomph' to scrub the skin without being too harsh. For those of you who prefer facial scrubs that are gentle to the skin, then this beauty is one for you to trial. I prefer using scrubs where I could literally feel the exfoliating action whilst gentle massaging the product, so I would need to use an alternative scrub to achieve that amount of force.

The Sukin Purifying Body Scrub is one of my favourite Sukin products that I reviewed previously here. I absolutely LOVE the sweet scent of this scrub as it reminds me of almond croissants! The creamy formula of this Purifying Body Scrub contains micro particles of Bamboo extracts and ground Walnut Shells and the creamy formula is infused with Aloe Vera, Chamomile, Jojoba Oil, Rose Hip Oil and Sesame Oil to nourish and hydrate the skin. The core ingredients are exactly the same as the Revitalising Facial Scrub, however, the consistency of this Purifying Body Scrub is more dense. I love how the consistency of this scrub is not too harsh nor gentle, it's just the perfect consistency to slough away dead skin cells to leave the skin feeling silky soft, smooth and smelling sweet after application! I love this scrub to bits!

Sukin Hydrating Body Lotion is a super nourishing lotion that is infused with the goodness of Aloe Vera, Nettle, Horsetail, Burdock to nourish the skin and Rose Hip, Avocado and Jojoba Oils to hydrate the skin. Sukin Hydrating Body Lotion helps to restore the skin's moisture balance and soothe dry parched skin. The scent is reminiscent of the sweet aroma of vanilla which lingers for a while after application. The consistency of this body lotion is very thin and absorbs quickly into the skin once applied. The body lotion leaves a nice matte finish without any greasy or sticky feel to the skin. My skin dries up so quickly during winter so I've been using this body lotion twice daily to maintain the moisture level of my body. I absolutely enjoyed using this body lotion, especially because it hydrates my skin so well and that it leaves a beautiful indulgent scent after application! 

Sukin formulations, clockwise from top left: Cream Cleanser, Revitalising Facial Scrub, Purifying Body Scrub and Hydrating Body Lotion.

Overall, the quality of Sukin face and body products are beautifully natural and phenomenal, being infused with lush botanical extracts and essential oils. My skin feels wonderful after using these products and it's fantastic that Sukin products are so affordable! Another characteristic of these Sukin products that I love is that the tubed products come with a foil seal, so they are guaranteed fresh upon the first application. I highly recommend their products for winter as that are definitely worth your while!

Sukin products are available at Priceline and selected pharmacies nationwide. For stockists, please click here.

Do you love using natural and organic based skin care products?Which Sukin products do you love best?

xx Rose

Products were provided for consideration only. This review is 100% based on my own thoughts and opinions. I am not affiliated with Sukin and did not receive remuneration to post this product review. 


  1. Sukin is one of my favourite brands to use on the face. Currently using the foaming wash, hydration mist, a facial oil and just bought their travel kit.
    xxx Kat @ Katness

    1. Those products sound just divine Kat! Sukin products always feel great on my skin (:

  2. I love how natural Sukin's products are. My absolute HG is the Foaming Facial Cleanser but these other products sound good as well!

    Sheri | Behind The Frames

    1. That's why I love Sukin products too! The Foaming Facial Cleanser is one of my faves!

  3. Beautiful post, really interesting
    Have a beautiful Tuesday dear! <3

    1. Thank you gorgeous! Enjoy the rest of your week! xx

  4. I had a horrible allergic reaction to Sukin, so I prefer to use Grown Alchemist which is another organic Australian brand!