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Skincare Routines For All

Independent Beauty for 2022 at Mon Pote

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Skincare routines using only the best products from independent beauty brands

This year we've given our collection of skincare and bathing products a little refresh! The beauty area in our Bristol store is looking full and is packed full of possibilities for your skin health. When it comes to deciding what skincare brands we include we were looking for a few criteria to be met...

  • Indie skincare brands
  • Product formulations that work
  • Natural and organic ingredients
  • An ethical and sustainable approach 
  • Bonus points for luxurious scents and aesthetically pleasing packaging 

To help you get to know our favourite new beauty brands we've compiled some suggested routines based on your skin type. Read on to find out which of our new ethical beauty products are best suited to your skin type.


Normal/Combination Skin

If you've got a normal to combination skin type then try our natural brightening skincare routine to get your skin glowing, using only the best in natural and organic skincare.

Here's our Brightening Skincare Routine...

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Upcircle Floral Blend Face Scrub

Start by invigorating the skin with this vegan and cruelty free face scrub. Made using repurposed coffee grounds.

UpCircle Mandarin and Chamomile Facial Toner

Tone and brighten skin with hyaluronic acid and chamomile. This Upcircle toner is made from 99% natural ingredients!
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Hale Organics - Orange and Apricot Facial Glow Oil

Seal in the moisture with the Balancing Glow Oil from Hale Organics. This brightening oil is blended from high quality oils and has a shimmery pigment, that you can activate by shaking the bottle. Pure radiance!


Dry/Sensitive Skin

This natural skincare routine for dry or sensitive skin types using natural products features simple formulations and calming ingredients.

 Here's our natural skincare routine for dry skin...

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Holy Water Scottish Oat and Red Rose Mask

Start your routine with a nourishing mask. This all natural face mask for dry skin is heavenly. Full of nurturing ingredients. 
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Under Aurora Gentle Face Cleanser

This super gentle plant-based facial cleanser is perfect for all skin types, but it is a good cleanser for sensitive skin as it won't leave you feeling dry. 
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Under Aurora Nourishing Facial Oil

Apply this natural, nourishing facial oil after a simple moisturiser to seal. 

Acne Prone Skin

Try out our natural skincare products to help reduce inflammation and irritation in acne prone skin. 

Here's our natural skincare routine for acne prone skin...

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Holy Water Atlantic Kelp and Matcha Balancing Mask

Start with a natural ingredient packed mask. This antioxidant rich face mask works well to calm and nourish angry skin.
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MOA Daily Cleansing Ritual

Next we're double cleansing, this may seem indulgent or time consuming but cleansing with an oil based product, like the Green Balm, first is the best way to remove makeup and spf. With natural ingredients like yarrow and tea tree this is the perfect cleansing balm for acne prone skin.
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Under Aurora Gentle Face Cleanser

This super gentle plant-based facial cleanser is perfect for all skin types, but it is a good cleanser to calm acne prone skin. Use this to rinse off any residue from the first cleanse. 
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Hale Organics - Grapefruit and Rosemary Clarify Oil

That's right oily skin types can use facial oils too. Made with gently cleansing botanical ingredients this organic facial oil keeps bacteria in check & leaves misbehaving skin feeling calm. Using an oil can actually help to get your skin to produce less.

Wise Skin

Growing older is most definitely a privilege. Taking a little time out to nourish and care for ageing skin can help with our mental health as well as skin health to give an all over glow! 

Here's our Wise Skincare Routine...

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Holy Water Scottish Oat and Red Rose Mask

Start your routine with a nourishing mask. This all natural face mask is full of nurturing ingredients. 
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Under Aurora Brightening Face Scrub

Invigorate your skin and encourage some collagen production with a physical exfoliate. This luxurious sugar scrub will leave your skin feeling soft and supple with a healthy radiant glow.

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Queen of the Night Treatment

This luxurious night-time treatment serum gives exceptional hydration and plumps the skin. This is the perfect serum to repair the skin barrier after using active treatments.

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Hale Organics - Rosehip and Geranium Uplift Oil

Seal with an oil. This organic facial oil is rich in essential fatty acids & antioxidants which are integral for tissue and cell regeneration in the skin. Packed full of vitamins to stimulate collagen production. 


Men's Skin

We're not about gender stereotypes here, but men's skin is actually around 25% thicker and can be naturally tougher than women's. Then there is facial hair and shaving to consider too... Our range from Heath is designed specifically for male skincare and grooming.  

Here's our Men's Skincare Routine...

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Heath Cream Shave

For those that shave their facial hair this cream shave is great option. A unique blend soft and hard soaps with Tasmanian Pepper and Tea Tree to help care for the skin and protect from the harsh effects of shaving. 

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Heath Post Shave Repair Balm

This post shave balm from Heath is ideal for use after shaving or when skin needs extra care. The balm's powerful formula with Allantoin and Aloe Vera instantly soothes and leaves the skin hydrated and comfortable. 

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Heath Face Wash

A gently exfoliating cleanser with biodegradable particles from Black Lava and Activated Charcoal to remove build up of dead skin cells and traces of pollution.

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Heath Moisturiser

Follow up your face wash with a moisturiser. Formulated for male skin, the heath moisturiser contains Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin E instantly plump, smooth and hydrate. 


We hope you enjoyed learning about natural skincare products suitable for your skin type! Our shop floor team love a skincare chat, so please ask in store if you'd like any advice or reach out to us on social media. Find our full skincare and bathing category here.

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