The Art + Science of Biophile Skincare

Design Army’s Pum Lefebure teams up with scientist Alison Cutlan to create the visual story for the sustainable line

Alison Cutlan, an expert in green chemistry, experimented with fermented ingredients that she combined with botanicals and superfood extracts to create her own skin care line, Biophile. Cutlan (who previously developed products for Kiehl’s and other major brands) developed three products for her new company: the Root Bionic Refining Essence preps the skin, the Bio-shroom Rejuvenating Serum follows, and then a nourishing Bio Barrier green …

Wild-Grown, Sustainable and Fair Trade Products by African Botanics

Powerful plant-based ingredients in each of these potions act as a little love letter to South Africa

Born from ongoing homesickness and a desire to use powerful, wild-grown and sustainable ingredients from South Africa, African Botanics was founded in 2012 by LA-based South African couple Julia and Craig Noik. The lush products (from rich Marula oils to scrubs and seaweed-infused serums) are each a little love letter to their country, its people and connection to nature. Right now, the brand is donating 20% of …

Maapilim’s Ingredient-Driven Collection of Men’s Grooming Products

Inspired by the Mediterranean, a collection of essentials made with wellness of spirit and body in mind

As an alternative to testing and acquiring gels, serums and lotions that work well for your skin type, Tel Aviv-based grooming essentials brand Maapilim launched Good Face Day, a comprehensive subscription box filled with their products. Available as a one-time or bi-monthly purchase, or in a bulk, six-month supply, the luxurious collection of potions alleviate dark circles, puffiness, wrinkles and dull skin. Each product proves …