International Women’s Day 2018: Our Favourite Female Owned Brands

International Women’s Day 2018: Our Favourite Female Owned Brands

International Women’s Day 2018 is all about celebrating female empowerment, and is an event backed not only by important organisations, but also change-making ladies around the world.

International Women’s Day 2018: Our Favourite Female Owned Brands

To help celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, we’ve rounded up our favourite female-owned beauty brands, offering everything from high-quality makeup to natural skincare, stunning home additions and more. Keep on reading to discover these female-run powerhouses and the leading ladies behind their success.

1. Dermalogica

Dermalogica female-owned brand International Women's Day 2018

Dermalogica is a world-famous clinical skincare brand with a huge following of dedicated users. The brand originated back in 1986, when founder Jane Wurwand realised the need for proven, results-driven skincare formulas to support her growing educational platform, the International Dermal Institute. Now, over 30 years later, Dermalogica are considered the experts in skincare, with a wide range of products that cater to every skin type and need.

From their wrinkle-defying Age Smart range to the soothing UltraCalming range, discovering the perfect products for your skincare routine is simple with Dermalogica. Celebrate International Women’s Day 2018 by taking 20% off Dermalogica.

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2. Alpha-H

Alpha-H Skincare International Women's Day 2018 Female-Owned Brand

Purveyors of the cult-favourite Liquid Gold, Alpha-H is a successful Australian skincare brand that focus on lasting results and effective ingredients. CEO Michelle Doherty suffered from chronic, cystic acne in her teens and 20s, and discovered the brand in its infancy when searching for a cure-all solution. Now, over a decade later, Alpha-H are an international powerhouse driven by Michelle’s dedication to life-changing results.

If you haven’t already, it’s definitely time to try the bestselling chemical exfoliant, Liquid Gold. Of course, that’s not all that Alpha-H has to offer — from moisturisers to vitamin-packed serums, unique masks and more, this range is full of essential formulas. Discover Alpha-H at 20% off this International Women’s Day 2018.

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3. NEEK Skin Organics

NEEK Skin Organics International Womens Day 2018 Female Owned Brand

Tap into the benefits of all-natural skincare and makeup products with NEEK Skin Organics. NEEK founder Angelique created the brand after experiencing lots of sensitivities to traditional, chemical-laden formulas. Developed with skin-loving oils and botanical extracts, each NEEK product is 100% cruelty-free, vegan and organic. Sceptical about how effective natural formulas can be? Customers have lauded these products for being just as results-driven as those ‘nasty’ alternatives.

If you love wearing lipstick, explore the shades on offer from NEEK Skin Organics. Need to step up your skincare routine? Why not work their three active skincare items into your routine? This cleanser, serum and moisturiser combo is bound to transform your complexion.

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4. asap Skin Products

asap Skin Products International Women's Day 2018 Female Owned Brand

asap Skin Products are a beloved, award-winning Australian cosmeceutical skincare brand. Directed by Carley Dowdle, asap have skyrocketed to success with their results-driven skincare formulas and active ingredients, which include essential vitamins such as niacinamide (Vitamin B3). With a range that includes everything from cleansers and exfoliators to the latest in beauty technology, asap is ideal for every skin type.

Whether you’re an asap newbie or a long time devotee, this brand is something to celebrate. Grab your favourites from the asap Skin Products range at 25% off this International Women’s Day 2018.

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5. ModelCo

ModelCo International Women's Day 2018 Female-Owned Brand

ModelCo is a versatile Australian cosmetics brand that was created by a model, for both models and regular beauty lovers alike. Founder and CEO Shelley Sullivan noticed in her time as a modelling agent that girls struggled to find natural-looking makeup that was still effective, lasted all day and didn’t break the bank. Hence, ModelCo was born!

The brand is now a household name in the Aussie beauty community, with a huge range of products that includes fake tan must-haves, tools and all your makeup essentials.

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6. Lycon

Lycon Cosmetics International Women's Day

Lydia Jordane of Lycon Cosmetics started the now-famed waxing and body care brand 40 years ago after demand for her at-home wax formulas began to rise. A trained beauty therapist, Jordane started Lycon with just a few effective waxing formulas, but now the range has grown to accommodate a long list of bestsellers. From scrubs to lotions, ingrown hair removal solutions and more, Lycon is innovative and propelled by fantastic results.

Explore the Lycon range today to make your at-home or professional waxing journey a breeze! Discover Lycon Cosmetics at 10% off this International Women’s Day 2018.

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7. Youngblood

Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics International Women's Day 2018

Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics was founded by Pauline Youngblood, as a response to the chemical-packed makeup formulas that, at the time, saturated the beauty world. Recognising that those with sensitive skin or underlying conditions weren’t afforded the same access to makeup products, Youngblood launched her eponymous range of mineral cosmetics.

Each formula in the Youngblood range is gentle on the complexion yet delivers the same punch of pigmentation and staying power as you’d expect from a non-mineral makeup item. Discover the Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics at up to 20% off this International Women’s Day 2018.

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Beauty Editor

For me, less is more when it comes to beauty, so I like to keep my daily routine simple yet effective. I’m all for clean skin and lush hair! The products I am loving right now are Skinstitut’s Glycolic Cleanser, Christophe Robin’s Volumizing Conditoner with Rose Extracts, and Illamasqua’s Skin Base Foundation.

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