Why are we afraid of aging? Did you know that we are the only species on the planet that visibly deteriorates once past a certain age, and our youth-obsessed culture definitely plays its part in how we look at aging?
The real problem is not aging itself but how we perceive it. Aging doesn't have to make you miserable if you don't believe it does.
Fear not — it's not a one-way street; you can also do something to help yourself age with grace!
Today, we are proud to share the award-winning brands from the 2022 Clean Beauty Awards.
These products claim to support the natural process of cell regeneration and reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots:
Amazonian Skinfood - Sacha Inchi Face Cream
Amazonian SkinFood Sacha Inchi Face Cream is excellent for all skin types but is especially good for mature and aging skin. It is loaded with powerful anti-oxidants and natural peptides, clinically proven to decrease facial sagginess, increase dermis density, smooth skin, and reduce wrinkles. Repeated customers have reported slowing down signs of aging by tightening sagging and loose skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots. The Ucuuba Butter in their Sacha Inchi Face Cream is a unique amazonian ingredient; it contains many fatty acids, replenishing tired or mature skin and giving the skin a much-needed moisture boost, which is very beneficial for those who feel their skin is showing signs of aging. The high concentration of other anti-aging ingredients in this formula, like organic Green Arabica Coffee, organic Cacay (Cahay) oil is very high compared to brands you find on the shelves.
This earthy scented face cream is unique. It applies matte, without compromising moisture. This cream is ideal for someone who has oily skin, or would like to tone down the shine during a humid summer. - Sylvia
Aremes Fermentis - Super Bioactive Face Serum
Super Bioactive Face Serum is a multi-correctional formula designed to deliver moisturization, hydration, protection, restoration, brightening, nutrition and balance to the skin’s overall complexion. With a proprietary blend of 27 botanicals and super bioactive metabolites extracted from reishi, shiitake, snow and chaga mushroom ferment, this product is a powerhouse of nutrients with anti-inflammatory properties. These fermented mushroom metabolites are designed to penetrate deep into skin layers that produce vital extracellular matrices and help make your skin look and feel brighter, repaired, protected and nourished.
I love that this serum contains 27 botanicals which help to deliver hydration, brightening, nutrition and balance to the skin's overall complexion. It absorbs really nicely into my skin and works well under other skincare products. I also love the luxurious packaging! Plus I love the scent. - Tashekia
Ego Harmony - Night cream ARGAN & PRICKLY PEAR
Night cream ARGAN & PRICKLY PEAR effectively and gently helps against skin aging thanks to a unique combination of argan and prickly pear oil, niacinamide, vitamin C, coenzyme Q10, and patented natural recipes REFORCYL® a LIFT Oléoactif®. The cream improves skin hydration, increases its firmness, elasticity and, when used regularly, it reduces wrinkles. REFORCYL® from Switzerland helps regenerate the perturbed barrier of mature skin and provides nutrition and new resistance. The plant Gynostemma pentaphyllum activates the liver X receptor (LXR), a master regulator of epidermal lipid synthesis. Through the stimulation of the epidermal lipid synthesis, the skin barrier is restored from within. Cistus incanus strengthens the reduced antioxidative defence system found in mature skin. Lift Oléoactif® from France is an eco-designed oily active extracted through patented Oléo-éco-extraction technology that concentrates key biomolecules from Spilanthes Acmella and Astragalus Membranaceus. High-performing, Lift Oléoactif® acts on the various visible signs of skin aging. It corrects deep wrinkles and existing fine lines, and improves skin quality. It rejuvenates the skin by reorganizing collagen network and remodels cutaneous microrelief.
Helps calm redness in the face, has a very floral scent to it that is a little off putting at first. Very thick, and creamy texture but it melts into the skin quickly with no residue left over. - Sarah
Franchine Young Ireland - Franchine Young Ireland FYI Wonderbalm
Infused with a unique blend of oils including Organic Non GM Rapeseed, precious essential oils that include Frankincense and Myrrh, it acts as a cleanser and/or moisturiser depending on the condition of the skin. Especially suited for those undergoing hormonal change, it works to repair and restore, leaving the complexion softer, hydrated and with a radiant healthy glow.
a luxurious balm for serious hydration. it melted into my skin and didnt cause any breakouts. Lovely scent and overall reallly loved the moisturizing effect on my skin after just a few short weeks.- Laura
Nuez Acres - Pecan Repair Serum
Nuez Acres Repair Serum is packed full of nutrients derived from their Pure Pecan Oil such as vitamins like A,E,D; and minerals like zinc and magnesium. These nutrients work to heal and restore the skin from the inside, diminishing the appearance of dark spots, sun damage, scars, and fine lines. Nuez Acres Pecan Oil is great source of Oleic acid which penetrates deeply into the skin layers providing deep hydration. Oleic Acid contains antioxidants that minimize the damage caused by free radicals like UV rays, preventing fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots. Linoleic acid is also found in Pecan Oil, this anti-inflammatory acid works to balance and regenerate skin cells. Overall, Nuez Acres Repair Serum will Hydrate, Restore, and Firm your skin. Love your Skin with Nuez Acres Serums.
What an amazing anti-aging serum! Even though is an oil, this is acting like a dry oil so it gets instantly absorbed into the skin without leaving a trace. I must say I'm impressed! - Laura
PB SKN - Boost Youth-Yielder serum
PB SKN Boost Youth-Yielder serum supports the needs of mature skin with Bakuchiol - a natural alternative to retinol. Studies have shown this miraculous plant extract has the same skin smoothing and pore refining properties as retinol when used twice daily, without the nasty side effects such as redness, irritation and sun-sensitivity (very important when you lead an active, outdoor lifestyle!). Our Boost serum pairs Bakuchiol with Carrot extract for the ultimate youth-in-a-bottle. Carrot is high in beta-carotene, which actually helps protect your skin from UV-rays, and it also gets converted to Vitamin A in the body for a much more natural process of cell turnover and regeneration!
This serum would work well for normal to oily skin in my opinion! I loved the smell and how smoothly it went on, but I felt like I needed a little more for my skin by the end of the day. Love the product overall though! - Mandie
Pevonia - De-Aging Body Balm - Papaya-Pineapple
This Body Balm revitalizes the skin for complete smoothness, repairs skin that has been damaged from sun exposure and progressive aging and illuminates the skin’s overall tone. Pevonia’s De-Aging Body Balm is formulated with repairing and skin-rejuvenating Tegospheres with Retinol, smoothing micro-emulsified Shea Butter, and enriched with age defending Collagen and Elastin Polypeptides, Pomegranate, and other youth-enhancing Tropical Fruit Extracts that possess strong antioxidant properties. The skin emerges luminous, wonderfully reinvigorated, deeply moisturized, and visibly repaired.
Lotion fans rejoice, this is a truly wonderful, fruit, uplifting blend. From the beautiful packaging to the luster of the rich whippy cream. You will want to dip into this jar daily. Instantly satisfying on my skin, I just loved the added bonus of the beachy, fruity feel it leaves behind. - Angie
PURA - Ambrosia Beautifying Serum
PURA has always shied away from using the popular ‘anti-aging’ slogan as they consciously work to take the fear and negative dialogue about aging out of our brand language. Instead, PURA is always elevating a woman’s appreciation for her natural, individual beauty. The Ambrosia Beautifying Serum is a magnificent, antioxidant-rich and moisturizing azure blue oil is fast-absorbing, and helps to boost the look of the skin, leaving a glowing appearance. Rosehip seed oil has important skin nutrients that help diminish the look or the signs of skin-aging.
The scent of this lifts my moods. It has a lovely scent and the packaging was beautiful. This leaves my skin feeling soft and hydrating when it soaks in. Even though it's an oil, I like that it does not leave my face feeling greasy. I notice a natural glow from using this serum and it works well under my other skincare. It works really well in my nighttime routine. - Tashekia
Repair and reveal glowing skin with this vitamin rich super food elixir. The Retreatment Botanics Restore Serum is formulated with whole Australian botanicals of Wild Rosella Flower, Kakadu Plum and Australian Sandalwood Seed. Using molecular extraction and harnessing the benefits of the entire cell matrix, this serum delivers transformative results with soothing, plumping and rejuvenating effects.
I really liked the serum, beautiful packaging, design, pleasant texture and application, it sticks a little, but not for long, good nutrition and hydration. - Tanya
SanRe Organic Skinfood specializes in nourishing and moisturizing mature skin. As we age, we produce less sebum, a natural oil we produce to keep our skin supple. Eye Candy utilizes only the best USDA-certified organic ingredients for pro-aging like vitamin E from Almond oil. Aloe vera acts as an emollient and provides the skin with anti-inflammatory properties. Fennel helps balance the skin's pH and increases blood circulation. When you feed your delicate skin around your eyes with Eye Candy, it deeply replenishes and nourishes the skin while it also helps strengthen the skin's elasticity, and smooths the appearance of wrinkles.
Super hydrating eye cream! I haven’t been using it long enough to have noticed anti aging benefits yet but it feels like it’s doing something so far! - Alex Marie
PureCeuticals Skin Care - Plant Stem Cell & Kombuchka™ Creme
PureCeuticals has formulated this creme with two superior, cutting edge, anti-aging ingredients: Kombuchka™ Extract - A natural grade fermentation of sweet black tea by the symbiosis of two micro-organisms, that deeply hydrates and maintains skin's elasticity. Gardenia Stems GX™ - -Prevention of collagen loss in aged or prematurely aged skin – over 30s -Restoring the balance of collagen turnover in aging skin – over 40s -Provides deep replenishing and restructuring of skin cells.
This was a nice lightweight formula that was good for day use and went on nicely before make up application. - Cadi
Uviña Skin - The Aida Intensely Hydrating Face Cream
The Aida Intensely Hydrating Face Cream is an excellent choice for mature skin! Aside from including Moringa Butter and Macadamia for intense hydration, the Aida face cream includes an active amount of Niacinamide, also called Vitamin B3. Niacinamide is known to lighten age spots, reduce wrinkles, eliminate blemishes, improve rosacea symptoms, and reduce the appearance of large pores, you can feel confident that it will help address your skincare issues.
It's a fluffy, soft cream that melts into skin. It's intensely hydrating, but also incredibly matt and therefore perfect as a makeup base. I used it on my eye contour too and found it lovely as an eye cream as well. I would highly recommend it to normal/combo skin types because it leaves skin soft without being oily or greasy. - Roberta
zorah biocosmétiques - Ultimate anti-aging hydrating cream RÃªvolution
The Rêvolution Ultimate anti-aging cream is formulated with argan oil and PURE SILVER powder. Used for thousands of years, silver has antibacterial and anti inflammatory properties which has the ability to plumps up the skin and help reduce the signs of aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles. PURE SILVER powder naturally fights bacteria, enabling the product to be used for up to three years, without chemical preservatives, a first in cosmetics! It’s ideal for all skin types, even the mature and most sensitive! The ultra-creamy texture is incredibly soothing, leaving the skin silky, firmed and radiant!
Overall, I thought that the hydrating creme was good I liked the rich texture and how a little goes a long way. I was surprised by how much I enjoyed the slight fragrance. Coming from someone who is sensitive to fragrance. - Adaira
The Clean Beauty Club - Wonder Balm
Wonder Balm is the best cleanser you'll ever use. Why are we so sure? Well, first it makes cleansing effortless. There's no need to use any other product when you have Wonder Balm. It melts off makeup, SPF, grime, bacteria, even waterproof mascara completely effortlessly. You can pack up your make up wipes, eye makeup remover, cream cleanser and micellar water. You won't need any of them ever again. Next, it leaves your skin feeling silky soft and nourished. No more tight and tender feeling skin after using a harsh cleanser or soap. No redness from makeup wipes. Definitely no stinging in your eyes after eye makeup removal. This incredible balm melts everything away and leaves your skin feeling even better than before.
Good cleansing balm with light scent, but leaves the skin feeling a touch oily even after rinsing. - Vivian
Kallirrhoe - Houttuynia cordata Calming Moisture Ampoule
We pursue sincere beauty Aggressive marketing, which only looks plausible, only gives a fantasy without effectiveness. Kalirrhoe proves with successful research on active ingredients and stability for the skin. We’ve focused on maximizing dewy energy by excluding artificial product making processes. We provide a solution that safely enhances the skin by designing a balanced formula with proven raw materials that comply with the strict regulations of international research institutes. Meet Kalirrhoe’s sincerity proudly rooted in an amplifying technology for the efficacy of nature-given raw materials, also its honest effects that bring visible changes.
This works really well to soothe my skin, especially after facial peels, and provides a lot of hydration. You have to wait a few seconds for it to dry before you apply other products. You have to I love how gentle it feels on my skin. I can see this working well for people with sensitive skin. Plus, I like the shape of the bottle and the fact that it has a dropper to get the specific amount of product. - Tashekia
bareLUXE Skincare - Bakuchiol Age Support Elevated Face Oil
Supporting your skin through the aging process is critical for maintaining a healthy complexion. Turning back the clock is impossible and should never be the goal. bareLUXE Age Support Elevated Face Oil functions as a natural retinol alternative helps regain your healthy glow, without harsh irritation, side effects, or sun sensitivity. This means users should see visible improvements in skin elasticity, firmness, texture, pigmentation, radiance, and appearance of blemishes and wrinkles over time. This face oil contains powerful active botanicals that make it much more effective than simple carrier oils alone. The hero ingredient is 1.5% Bakuchiol and the other performance botanicals are: Imperata Cylindrica Root Extract, Date Seed Extract, and Sweet White Lupine Seed Extract (lupeol).
This oil was light and went right into the skin leaving a beautiful glow. If you are wanting something to evening out the skin and hydrate this is perfect. It also plays well with other skincare products. - Wendy
Dianne Caine Australia - Bakuchiol Skin Booster
Dianne Caine Australia's Bakuchiol Skin Booster is a 100% Natural and Organic, plant-based alternative to Retinol, without the skin-irritating side effects. Formulated with Olive Squalane and Jojoba Oil, this super elixir will help minimise fine lines and wrinkles, improve cellular turnover, skin firmness and elasticity, as well as stimulating collagen production. Many people find Retinol too harsh for their skin, with side effects including redness, burning, peeling and itchiness. Bakuchiol provides the same positive effects as Retinol, but is gentle on the skin. Ageing is a normal part of life, and one that should be embraced and celebrated, but it's also great to have a little helping hand, with a product that can get the best out of your skin and enhance your natural beauty!
An incredible product from Australia - a gentle oil for sensitive and acne prone skin. I had never heard of Bakuchiol and learning about its anti-inflammatory affects to antimicrobial action, I am really keen to continue using it. Bakuchiol has also known to help with the ability to improve wrinkle depth, fine lines and pigmentation marks which is incredibly intriguing! - Taylor
The Potion Masters - Bloom Smoothing Balm
The Potion Masters craft luxury, natural skincare to bring you the most decadent self-care experiences with a focus on powerful botanical ingredients. The Potions are made with luxury clean actives that support maturing skin and reveal your inner glow. In Bloom Smoothing Balm antioxidants, peptides, vitamins and ceramides work in harmony to increase elasticity, hydration, even tone and supple feel. Because Bloom is a 5 in 1 product, it helps to simplify your routine without sacrificing results.
An absolute dream product on my skin. Blue Tansy, Butterfly Pea Flower, Chamomile, Prickly Pear and Damask Rose are a few of my favorite skincare ingredients and I was happy to find them in this formula. - Jesica
Rinascentia - Divine Oleum With Coenzyme Q10 + Chamomile
Use this multi-purpose Nourishing oil to cleanse, remove makeup, moisturise, as a face mask or hair treatment. A Multi award winning product made using an old traditional method passed down with exotic spices and specially selected oils. The perfect staple for a natural skin care diet of essential fatty acids and the building blocks of healthy cell membranes to strengthen the skins barrier system, keeping skin hydrated, plumper and younger looking. Energise with Coenzyme Q10 and revitalise with vitamins A, B1, B2, D, E, Beta Carotene, Omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Chamomile soothes to help skin feel calm, relaxed, settled and refreshed. This is also a perfect remedy to soothe skin after waxing.
Gorgeous packaging and really easy to use. It smells sweet and lovely. It's a really indulgent cleanser that rinses off well. A great versatile product. - Wayne
The Ayurveda Experience - Yauvari Amplified Youth Spring
Protein-rich, ultra-moisturizing Vegan Face Oil, Yauvari works on the appearance of signs of aging like wrinkles, fine lines, crow’s feet and laugh lines and plumps up the appearance of saggy and crepey skin. Enriched with the firming, toning and youthifying Black Gram and 3 base oils that make the skin bouncy, supple and glowing, Yauvari adds intense juicy moisture to the skin. It is light and has an easy-on-the-skin formula that is 100% natural and smells divine. Unlike chemical anti-aging products, Yauvari is an Ayurvedic concoction of 16+ powerful ingredients that fight dryness and restore youthful radiance, firmness and bounce naturally with regular use.
This oil leaves your skin moisturized and glowing! My moderately sensitive/reactive skin had zero issues with the formula. The smell caught me off guard at first, but the more I used it the more I started to love it. I love the unique oils that are included, such as Black Gram, Black Creeper, and Black Plum. The ingredient list gives it an exotic feel and makes this product stand out from the crowd. - Stephanie
LaVigne Natural Skincare - Bakuchiol Molecular Fusion Overnight Mask
The Bakuchiol Molecular Fusion Overnight Mask by Derm Immortelle nourishes and revitalizes fatigued skin, naturally. This Ayurvedic-inspired, cosmeceutical treatment is the perfect solution for those who experience dehydration, loss of clarity and visual signs of aging. Treasured vegan botanical “Bakuchiol”, is known to provide similar benefits to Retinol, without the side effects. We've combined this potent antioxidant with niacinamide, spirulina, mandelic acid, papain and more, in a base of macadamia oil — this is ultimate in cell renewal and overnight luxury for your skin.
The product is gentle and soft on the skin. It is light but hydrating and does not stain the sheets. The skin shines in the morning and absorbs fully. The product is thicker than expected but goes on thin. - Antonia
The Herb Farm - Hydrating Overnight Face Mask
A creamy natural face mask that deeply hydrates overnight so you wake up to soft, radiant and nourished skin. Powerful natural extracts help to prevent moisture loss and provide collagen support as your skin repairs while you sleep. Borealine® Expert is scientifically proven to help minimise the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Peony extract is a powerful antioxidant and promotes repair and rejuvenation for soft, smooth skin.
This is now my GO TO MASK! I love that it’s a leave on mask! It’s incredibly hydrating without being greasy! It’s sinks in well into my skin! I would definitely purchase multiples of this! Well done! - Gabrielle
Pro-aging means taking care of yourself even if you don't look like you need it – your skin may not be crepey and sagging, but that doesn't mean you need to just 'sit back' and let aging happen, though – there are plenty of things you can do to look your best.
Find out more about these pro-aging, cruelty-free beauty brands by clicking here: 30+ Clean Beauty and Vegan Brands To Try Right Now.