The new guard of genderless (chemical-free) skincare
3 unisex, gender inclusive natural skincare brands to love right now
Where once we spoke about men moisturising every other day using whatever they could find in the bathroom cabinet, with a knowing laugh, the world has changed. The future of chemical-free beauty and skincare is not for ‘her’ and ‘him’ but in fact, for all.
There is a new wave of beauty and skincare brands evolving with the times bringing us nutrient dense products that are designed to be used regardless of gender. In the name of research we enlisted the men in our lives to help us whittle down the best in Australian natural skincare that’s gender inclusive, with strict criteria that includes: toxin-free, hardworking, multi-purpose and just a little bit luxe.
Our top 3 GENDER-NEUTRAL (natural) skincare brands
A certified B-Corp, BEAR first launched as a supplements brand and they recently made the leap to single-origin skincare. What we love most is the Byron Bay based brand’s minimalist approach to wellness and skincare. With just three products, a face oil, cleanser and face mist, they have all any man (or woman) could need. Throw in the fact the products are carbon neutral, vegan, with sustainably sourced ingredients, and we have a skincare winner.
Our pick: Wonder essential daily face oil
A new kid on the skincare block Bondi Skin Co. launched in 2020 with three ‘anti-ageing’ face serums aimed at men. Formulated to be applied in order, each product is clearly labeled, 1 for Vitamin C, 2 for Hyaluronic Acid and 3 for Retinoid, sounds simple, right? Founded by three best mates, Bondi Skin Co is the epitome of clean Aussie skincare, its products are certified vegan, with 100 per cent natural ingredients and all sustainably produced.
Not into so many steps? No worries, we’ve tested all of them individually and they are hydrating enough to be used as a stand alone.
Our pick: Vitamin C
Hunter Lab was the very first natural skincare brand we tested on our partners and it’s still one of our favourites. Describing themselves as creators of gender-inclusive natural skincare, all products are free from pore-blocking petrochemicals, sulfate detergents, silicones, synthetic colours and parabens. Using green chemistry all Hunter Lab products are produced locally in Melbourne, with a storefront for local customers to try products. What we love most is their focus on the importance of self-care for all.
Our pick: Peptide anti-ageing elixir