A first look at Seascape Apothecary - mo'adore: cruelty-free beauty ∙ vegan food ∙ glasgow/dundee lifestyle

4 March 2014

A first look at Seascape Apothecary



Seascape Apothecary is a brand I had been a bit curious about for a while so when I was contacted asking if I wanted to try a few bits of the range, I was made up (get to save myself a few quid with the blogging malarkey). I was sent the Peppermint Lip Balm* and the Refresh hand & nail cream* to try out on my own wee lips and mits.

These two products were 'growers' - due their natural aura they had a distinctive scent to them but if you know me you know I like products to smell of very little. The smell does linger on the skin a bit which means you do really need to like the scent of the product (so if you like the smell of peppermint or lemongrass then you're good). But after a while I became used to the scent and it began to not bother me, but my personal preference is still a non-scented product.

The quality of the products also grew on me. I wouldn't say these are 'use them once and you'll love them' products but I did begin to notice an improvement to my skin and lips over the two weeks I've used them. They also don't leave a sticky residue, which is always a plus.

Seascape Apothecary itself is a British brand which proudly produces its products and sources its ingredients from the island of Jersey. They have some excellent branding (yeah, this isn't a marketing blog but I'm a marketer) that has a very relaxed and pure image of everything being handmade on a little island in the channel. Alongside this they proudly state they are 'SLS, silicone, petroleum and paraban free' and carry the Positive Luxury accreditation.

Whilst these two products did grow on me, I'd state that they are good but they aren't any better than anything else on the market. I wouldn't write out everything within the Seascape Apothecary range and I'd like to purchase the bath foam and sleep oil with my own money but I'd say that unless the ethics listed above are important to you, then I'd say it would be worth carrying on with what you're already using.

Morag x

* Products were given for free as a PR sample but my opinions are always mine. 

1 comment :

  1. Nice review! I think this is a natural brand and I read good reviews about it ! x

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