The Best British Beauty To Try Right Now

 

When thinking about quintessential English luxury, Burberry, Harrods, all things royal, and a fascination with fascinators likely come to mind. But there’s also a robust British beauty scene that includes both well-established and burgeoning brands that focus on botanically-based actives as well as spa- and aesthetician-driven approaches to skincare. If you’re looking to give your skin a much-needed boost, these are the best British products to try—and you don’t need to cross the pond to get them.

Emma Hardie
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Emma Hardie
British aesthetician Emma Hardie has tended to the complexions of Jourdan Dunn, Lily James, Poppy Delevingne and her eponymous skincare range has made quite a splash since it became available in the U.S. last year. The latest addition to her ever-growing anti-aging line is the luxurious Moisture Boost Vitamin C Cream, which is formulated to brighten, smooth and hydrate the skin—and it’s ideal for all skin types.


Skin Design London
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Skin Design London
After a decade as one of London’s most sought-after skin gurus, Fatma Shaheen knew that (literally) bottling her expertise was the next logical step. With a knack for creating high-performance formulas that deliver visible results without unwanted side effects, you’ll definitely want to check out this tightly-edited British line of powerful serums, creams and a multi-action mask that has all skin types and concerns covered.


Neals Yard
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Neals Yard Remedies
Neals Yard Apothecary opened its doors in London’s Covent Garden in 1981, and this British health and beauty brand has been going strong ever since. Offering an expansive array of organic skincare, bath and body, baby and wellness products, the company is also staunchly devoted to a variety of environmental causes including forest preservation, protecting the world’s dwindling bee population and banning the use of plastic microbeads worldwide.


Elemis
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Elemis
Blending the latest skincare science with potent botanicals sourced from around the world, Elemis is a can’t-miss British beauty export. In recent news, the best-selling Pro-Collagen range recently got a facelift with the introduction of the peptide-fueled anti-aging Ultra-Smart Pro-Collagen Complex 12 Serum and Eye Treatment Duo, which features a morning balm to brighten and de-puff plus a hydrating, plumping cream for nighttime use.


Liz Earle
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Liz Earle
Author (and botanical beauty expert) Liz Earle and her business partner Kim Buckland first gained attention for their first-of-its kind Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser soon after the brand launched in 1995. Based on the Isle of Wight off the southern coast of the U.K. and inspired by the picturesque island’s vast array of flora and fauna, the range has grown to include the skincare essentials for every skin type and concern. Not sure where to start? The four-piece Daily Skincare Routine kit is the way to go.