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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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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Defining Skin Health and Radiance
Defining Skin Health and Radiance

How do we know if our skin is in good health? What even is good skin? How can we invite practices to support our relationship to our skin and cells, and in turn our relationship with our body? Always honest, we’re aware that skincare is an industry built on external ideas of achieving the illusion of perfect skin. In the eyes of the skincare industry, skin must be dewy yet malleable, able to support makeup yet acne free, sans wrinkles yet aged gracefully. It is an industry that invites speculation on what constitutes healthy skin, but not enough discussion and...

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Everything You Should Know About Kakadu Plum
Everything You Should Know About Kakadu Plum

It’s no secret that Australia is home to some of nature’s most potent healing plants. One of the most famous is also the star of Minenssey’s Rejuvenating range: Kakadu Plum. Also known as the billygoat plum or green plum, this small green fruit has featured in Aboriginal culture for thousands of years. The fruit was eaten, a tea was made to treat colds and flus and the sap of the tree was used on skin conditions and sores.   Kakadu Plum is a great source of Vitamin C While Indigenous Australians knew its myriad benefits, the ingredient is more recently...

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Why You Should Try Gua Sha Facial Massage
Why You Should Try Gua Sha Facial Massage

There are few things you can do at home that make as much difference to your skin – and your soul – as facial massage. It’s one of those totally under celebrated practices that people just forget to do. They’re too busy to carve out the extra few minutes in their routine, or maybe they’d rather leave it to their facialist, because, well, relaxation. However, a few minutes of self-care is not only distressing, there are actual tangible results to the skin.   We have over 40 muscles in the face, and stimulating them – with fingers, a jade roller, or...

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