Self Care Rituals We Swear By
Self Care Rituals We Swear By

In our hyper-connected world, the ‘self care’ movement continues to evolve. From wellness and mindfulness to nutrition, there are more ways than ever to carve out a little ‘me’ time. But it’s in beauty: those private moments and rituals, that the #selfcare concept really hits its strides. Humans have been practicing beauty and self care for thousands of years. The Ancient Greeks made wrinkle-fighting skincare concoctions out of seeds, leaves and flowers, while in Medieval women made cleansers out of rosemary and cucumber. We’ve always known there is power in botanicals, and the desire to spend time alone with our...

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Everything you should know about Niacinamide
Everything you should know about Niacinamide

What is Niacinamide? Considered a holy grail in modern skincare, Niacinamide, also known as vitamin B3, is a water-soluble vitamin that works to help visibly minimise enlarged pores, improve uneven skin tone, soften fine lines and wrinkles, diminish dullness, and strengthen the skin barrier. Our bodies don’t produce this essential nutrient, so it must be ingested via a supplement or applied topically for our skin to reap all of its complexion perfecting advantages.    What does Niacinamide do? More like, what doesn’t it do? Niacinamide is the over-achiever in your skincare regimen providing multiple skin benefits. Niacinamide’s superstar quality lies...

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Minenssey x The Lust List
Minenssey x The Lust List

To showcase the unique beauty of the Australian botanicals found in our products, we’ve partnered with The Lust List on inspired, limited edition packaging for our Clay Mask Sets. This collaboration sees Sally Spratt, the creative talent behind The Lust List, adorn our Brightening, Rejuvenating, Hydrating and Deep Cleansing clay mask sets in extraordinarily lifelike watercolour illustrations of our hero native ingredients. Crafted in vivid detail, these elevated iterations of our best-selling masks are a true celebration of Australia’s diverse flora and make a thoughtful gift for a loved one or, a skincare treat for yourself. The Lust List began...

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The rinse-free cleanse that cares for your skin
The rinse-free cleanse that cares for your skin

The newest addition to the Minenssey stable is one of those products that once you try, you’ll wonder how you lived without. Micellar Cleansing Water is as versatile as it is essential. It’s a one-step, wipe-on cleansing solution that doesn’t require the use of water to remove makeup and impurities from the skin. Simply soak a cotton pad and wipe everything away, no basin required. I remember how Micellar cleansers revolutionized the world of skincare when they burst onto the scene several years ago. Our routines have never looked back. The concept that skin could be convincingly cleansed with a...

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Everything You Should Know About The Flannel Flower
Everything You Should Know About The Flannel Flower

Nature truly is amazing. Centuries of evolution in diverse environments create potent and resilient plant rich with nutrients. And the Flannel Flower? That’s one of the most incredible and inspiring Australian botanicals we’ve ever worked with. The Flannel Flower, also known as actinotus helianthi, is a flowering plant native to bushland around New South Wales. In Greek, its scientific name roughly translates to ‘ray’ or ‘sunbeam.’ A herbaceous shrub, the Flannel Flower is soft and pale gray lightly dusted with unpigmented hairs. If you’ve ever been to Sydney, you might recognize this iconic plant as it’s strewn among the city...

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Everything You Should Know About Probiotics in Skincare
Everything You Should Know About Probiotics in Skincare

Probiotics aren’t just reserved for yoghurt or sauerkraut anymore. Nope, the gut-balancing bacteria strains have found their space in the skincare realm, and we couldn’t be happier about it.  Our body is home to millions of microorganisms, ranging from bacteria, to fungus and everywhere in between. These microscopic organisms play a crucial role in supporting our internal systems. For each human cell, there are about 10 microorganisms working the background to promote a healthy immune system, detoxify chemicals, and help digestion. There’s a significant collection of microorganisms living on our skin as well - healthy bacteria that call the upper...

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The Best Australian Botanicals for Skin Health
The Best Australian Botanicals for Skin Health

Australia is the land of beautiful extremes. Harsh sand dunes meet the sea as tropical rainforests dance into temperate Mediterranean woodlands. Home to eight drastically different ecosystems, our wilderness creates resilient and adaptable plants rich with unique properties.  Homegrown ingredients and the Australian way of life go hand in hand. Clean and easy beauty meets an outdoor lifestyle rich in simple pleasure. Culturally, we’re drawn to clean ingredients and knowledge of the integrity of what we buy.  Luckily for us, we look no further than our very own backyards to source a range of Australian botanicals incredible for restoring and...

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