A philosophy to skin care

Skin is the filter through which we sift and absorb all that surrounds us. Changes in climate, pollutants, medications and other skin stressors upset its delicate composure, and can bring about unwanted changes. Skin is permeable, and as mercurial as our moods. Aesop’s philosophy is to care, protect and not obsess. It is founded on an understanding that the wellbeing of your skin is the product of nourishment, protection, and a thoughtfully-composed way of life.

Aesop represents a collection of skin, hair and body care products of the finest quality.

The plant-based and laboratory-made ingredients that form the products give you an extraordinary result with proven effects. The products are designed with the same attention to detail that can be applied to all areas of life, with a variety of needs, the changing seasons and the environmental conditions taken into account. Artilleriet present a selection of recommended skin care, body care and hair care products from Aesop’s collection – one product for each purpose, and best of all – they fit almost all types of skin and hair. On this page you will find all of the selected products accompanied with instructions, practical tips and information, as well as interesting facts about the company. In our webshop you will find all Aesop products in the category Body Care.

SKIN CARE

Healthy, glowing skin is the byproduct of a balanced lifestyle, careful cleansing, and appropriate hydration. Genetic and hormonal factors also play a role in skin's appearance, as do climate and pollution, which means that choosing the right skin care products requires careful consideration.

Aesop's range of soaps and gel cleansers, balms and oils, were born of a desire to make products for the body that were gentle yet effective, and make intelligent use of plant-derived ingredients. We offer products suited to every type of skin.

I. A gentle gel cleanser for all skin types, particularly combination or troubled.
Containing Lactic Acid, this formula delivers a mild chemical exfoliation to ensure immaculately cleansed skin. It is the perfect clarifying product for those who live in polluted urban environments.

II. A cream-based exfoliating formula suited to most skin types. Fine river-bed Quartz contained in a cream base performs exceptional exfoliation, sloughing away tired surface skin. Lactic Acid assists a mild, chemical exfoliation resulting in thoroughly purified, revived skin.

III. An anti-oxidant rich toner for all skin types, including dry and sensitive. This toner soothes, balances and evens the appearance of the skin without causing dryness or damage, and prepares it for hydration.

IV. A transparent gel for direct application to blemish-prone skin. This gel formulation contains an impressive list of ingredients known for their astringent and soothing properties. Effective without stripping or dehydrating the skin.

Aesop advocate the cultivation of their products as part of a balanced life containing a healthy diet, right amount of exercise, a moderate intake of red wine and a regular dose of stimulating literature.

V. Vitamin-rich hydrating serum for most skin types. A lightweight serum to soothe, replenish and balance the skin, and to impart a matte finish. Ideal as a stand-alone hydrator for those with combination to oily skin, and as a daily vitamin booster for normal to dry skin types.

VI. A non-greasy, vitamin-rich cream to soothe and hydrate lips. Formulated especially for the delicate and sensitive skin of the lips, this Vitamin E-rich, lightweight cream replenishes moisture while soothing and softening the lips. The formula contains no silicone or paraffin, and has been designed for frequent use to nourish and relieve the mortal mouthpiece.

VII. A concentrated nourishing treatment for extremely dry or distressed skin.
Ten precious plant extracts in this concentrated botanical oil deliver potent doses of Vitamins E and A to nourish, relieve and deeply hydrate parched skin.

VIII. A low-foaming serum formulated for maximum slip, suited to all skin types.
This botanical formula’s maximum slip texture assists in effecting the perfect shave. A blend of gentle, hydrating botanicals that possess skin-calming properties allow a close shave without assaulting or aggravating skin.

Aesop was established in Melbourne in 1987. Their objective has always been to formulate skin, hair and body care products of the finest quality; they investigate widely to source plant-based and laboratory-made ingredients, and use only those with a proven record of safety and efficacy.


HAIR CARE

Aesop shampoos and four conditioners. Each highly effective product is a sensory pleasure to use, reflecting our belief that cleansing the scalp and the hair is a ritual to be relished.

IX. A mild, frequent-use formula for all hair types. This impressive shampoo provides careful cleansing for the scalp and hair, leaving the latter shiny, soft and freshened.

X. A lightly nourishing conditioner for all hair types.This frequent-use formula will soften, add shine and hydrate hair without weighing it down. Hair will be left hydrated, disentangled and smoothed.

XI. Pre-shampoo treatment for dry, itchy and flaky scalps. A scalp prone to irriation requires specialised attention. This highly effective formulation pacifies the scalp, delivering beneficial hydrating plant extracts that possess excellent purifying properties.

XII. An intensive treatment to restore vitality and shine to all hair types.This fabulous tonic deeply conditions, leaving hair – particularly that which is salon-tortured, parched or brittle – soft, lustrous, nourished and moisturised. Leaves dry and flaky scalps hydrated and pacified.

Aesop's profound interest in thoughtful and sustainable design permeates all aspects of their business core. Just as meticulous research precedes the development of each product is also devoted a great deal of attention to product packaging and containers that both should be practical and a pleasure to the eye.

BODY CARE

Aesop's range of soaps and gel cleansers, balms and oils, were born of a desire to make products for the body that were gentle yet effective, and make intelligent use of plant-derived ingredients. We offer products suited to every type of skin.

XIII. A low-foaming formulation containing Rose Petal oil and skin-softening botanical extracts of the highest calibre. This beautifully fragrant formula cleanses the skin, both gently and thoroughly, while delighting the senses.

XIV. An exceptional hydrating balm perfect for all skin types. This refreshingly scented balm, boosted with skin-nourishing nut oil extracts, alleviates seasonal dryness, hydrates and relieves skin regularly subjected to air-conditioned environments.

XV. An elegant and sophisticated botanical treatment oil to hydrate the whole body. Suited to all-over body hydration after washing and as an accompaniment to massage treatments.

XVI. Refreshing mouthwash to maintain impeccable oral hygiene.This alcohol-free formulation provides a solution to the sensitive problem of oral malodour without disturbing saliva production or the natural pH of the mouth. To protect olfactory contentment of those in close proximity, swig generously and gargle prior to all public appearances.