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Zk’in certified organic skincare review

If you regularly pop by my website, you might remember that a few weeks ago I wrote about Grace Culhaci, a British-born, Australian based entrepreneur who founded Zk’in skincare. Well, as promised, now is the time for the review of some of her products that I have been testing since September.

Zk’in is a fairly new Australian-born range ( the factory is based in Sydney ) for the UK shores & comprises 12 self-select products to address different skin concerns for different ages, ‘from teens to your wiser years’, according to Grace.

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When it comes to Zk’in skincare Grace believes in having a holistic approach with the clinical feel. Each product is gentle but has powerful bio-actives formulations. Grace is firmly adamant that if a person is an avid smoker who occasionally pops into health stores to look for the latest supplements then Zk’in is definitely not for him or her. Our lifestyle determines our health, as well as the health of our skin on many levels – ignoring it and using the right skincare won’t solve pre-existing problems. Zk’in skincare has products for Oily/Combination skin; Normal/Dry skin; Sensitive skin & Anti-ageing treatment products suitable for all skin types.

Zk’in Softening Cream Cleanser with Natural Skin Hydrating Actives (normal or dry skin)

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This cleanser was developed to deeply cleanse your skin without stripping it of its normal moisture levels. One of the product’s star ingredients, Rosehip Oil, nourishes & supports skin’s suppleness, while Organic Aloe Vera will help to rehydrate, calm and firm your skin.

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In-conversation with Tata Harper: on beauty, balance & motherhood

In the last couple of weeks Tata has been on the tour of Europe, presenting new product launches and catching up with retailers and her customers ( more of which later ). Her schedule has been relentless, yet she looked glowing when we met in London last week, as she was finishing her tour and planning to fly back home with her husband. Tata has such even, glowing skin, one needs to be very confident to take Instagram pictures with her and that is the testament to her skincare products ( only last weekend she was mentioned in Stella’s ’20 Cult Beauty Brands You’ve never heard Of’ but having met Tata a couple of years ago at Content I can testify that her skincare works on women from their 20 years upwards of 60 + – not a lot of skincare brands can truthfully say that is the case ).

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Recently Tata launched two new cleansers ( Nourishing Oil Cleanser & Purifying Cleanser ) in the US and they are expected to reach British shores in January, so don’t spend all of your money in the run up to Christmas .) Unfortunately many women still lack the understanding that without properly cleansing their faces twice a day even the best skincare in the world isn’t going to solve their problems or slow-down the signs of ageing. That is why Tata is so passionate about the power of cleansing ritual, particularly at the end of the day, when you can lock yourself in the bathroom and thanks to her new cleansers pamper your senses and your skin.

Double-Cleansing

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Nourishing Oil Cleanser: it has a luxurious texture but is in no way greasy, so don’t be nervous. It will remove the make-up, even heavy one, while nurturing your skin and with the colour of liquid honey it is very pretty to look at as you apply it to your face. It contains Beta-Carotene, Vitamins A, C, E, Lycoprene and Omega 3. This combination of ingredients will soften and purify the skin, as well as improve your skin’s texture with regular use and soften the skin, making it ideal for dry or de-hydrated skin. As this cleanser is an oil and oil pulls oil, after use excess sebum will be washed off and it will help normalise the process of cell turnover leading to even, healthy, beautiful skin that we all desire, irrespective of our age.

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