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collection of Aesop products

Combining botanical ingredients and advanced technology, Aesop is everything you’d imagine a pro {skin care} brand to be, and more. Offering everything from iconic hand washes to soothing skin care, each product is created with the finest quality in mind.

What sets Aesop apart from other brands is that their focus isn’t on anything ‘anti’, so you won’t find any products promising anti-ageing or anti-acne. Instead, this forward-thinking beauty brand strives to complement a balanced lifestyle, helping you to grow old gracefully and love the skin you’re in.

As if that isn’t enough in itself, Aesop’s sleek and sustainable bottles will transform your bathroom into an Instagrammable haven that’ll be the envy of all your followers. With the help of Cult Concierge expert {Kimberley}, we’ve put together this guide to {Aesop’s} best body and skin care products. Enjoy, beauties!


Allow us to introduce you to four of our favourite Aesop hand soaps:

{Aesop Resurrection Hand Wash}

If you’re in search of a hand wash that won’t dry out your hands, then Aesop’s Resurrection Hand Wash will not disappoint. The combination of mandarin and rosemary extracts do their thing to cleanse and kill germs, while lavender soothes and hydrates the skin to leave your hands feeling silky smooth. Your kitchen or bathroom will be left smelling divine!

83 reviews


{Aesop Reverence Aromatique Hand Wash}

If you’re not a fan of overpowering smells, then this is the hand wash for you. With its fresh herbal blend of vetiver root, bergamot and petitgrain, Aesop’s Reverence Hand Wash has a comforting earthy smell that will make you feel at one with nature. This gel also contains microscopic pumice grains which work to gently exfoliate and smooth, leaving hard-working hands feeling soft and replenished.


{Aesop Resurrection Rinse-free Hand Wash}

Combining practicality with beauty, Aesop’s Resurrection Rinse-free Hand Wash looks just as gorgeous as it feels. Since it’s rinse-free (think of it as hand sanitiser reimagined), you don’t need a sink to use this product, meaning it can be your buddy at work, travel and beyond without any hassle. Unlike your average hand sanitiser, Aesop’s version is lovely and hydrating, and smells divinely of mandarin rind, rosemary leaf and cedarwood atlas - sanitising never smelt so good!


{Aesop Geranium Leaf Rinse-Free Hand Wash}

With its non-drying, alcohol-based formulation, Aesop’s Geranium Leaf Rinse-Free Hand Wash promises to be gentle on your hands while leaving them smelling utterly delish. Expect a fresh, citrusy scent of geranium leaf, mandarin and bergamot rind that will follow you around like a fragrance! You won’t need access to a sink with this rinse-free hand wash; simply apply it like a hand gel and leave it to do its thing.



Soothe and protect your hands with deliciously smooth and buttery {hand creams} by Aesop. Here are a couple of our favourites:


{Aesop Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm}

It’s easy to neglect your hands during day-to-day life, so give them a well-deserved treat in the form of this ultra-nourishing hand balm. Scented with the same delicious earthy aroma as its sister hand soap, this is the perfect hand balm for those who want silky smooth skin without any overpowering smells. Slather onto dry hands (and feet) before bed and wake up feeling completely revived!


{Aesop Geranium Leaf Body Balm}

Ultra-nourishing and hydrating, Aesop’s Geranium Leaf Body Balm is the skin care equivalent of a warm, full-body hug. Lovingly made with a blend of geranium leaf, mandarin and bergamot rind, this freshly scented body balm smells good enough to eat and feels incredible on your skin.



Whether you’re a fan of floral or prefer deeper, earthier notes, here are three of our favourite Aesop {perfumes} that will soon become your signature scents:


{Aesop Hwyl Eau De Parfum}

You’ve probably picked up the hint by now that Aesop is a fan of all things natural, so there’s no fear of artificial or overbearing scents when it comes to their perfume! Deep and woody, the subtle scent of Aesop’s Hwyl Eau de Parfum is inspired by Japanese forests, wrapping you in a calming, zen-like warmth. With notes of aromatic spices, moss and frankincense, this perfume is for those who think conforming is so last season.

3 reviews



{Aesop Tacit Eau De Parfum}

As Aesop’s contemporary interpretation of a gender-neutral classic cologne, Aesop Tacit Eau De Parfum will easily become your signature scent. Subtle but stunning, this herbaceous, botanical scent is inspired by the striking Mediterranean coastline and contains zingy citrusy notes and basil undertones that soak beautifully into your skin.

6 reviews



{Aesop Marrakech Intense Eau De Parfum}

With an intoxicating blend of spices, wood and heady florals, this scent will transport you straight to the streets of Marrakech. Created with the help of established French perfumer, Barnabé Fillion, this magical and mysterious scent contains an aromatic concoction of spices and tagines, including beautiful notes of neroli and jasmine, perfect for all genders.



Fill your shower with beautiful aromas that will leave you smelling delicious all day long with Aseop’s shower gels and body cleansers. Here are our top picks:


{Aesop Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser}

Lightly-foaming and gentle, Aesop’s Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser is perfect for an early-morning treat or refreshing your skin at the end of the day. Containing botanical extracts and notes of citrus, this zingy yet earthy body wash can be used as both a shower time and bath time treat, and will leave your skin feeling smooth and smelling fresh.


{Aesop Coriander Seed Body Cleanser}

While you may be more familiar with coriander in your favourite food recipes, this diverse little spice is packed full of antioxidants that help promote healthy skin – making it the ideal ingredient for a body wash. Mixed with black peppercorn, this foaming body cleanser smells deliciously spicy and woody, and is the perfect gender-neutral shower product!


{Aesop A Rose By Any Other Name Body Cleanser}

With its seductive scent of rose petals, cardamom and black peppercorn, A Rose By Any Other Name employs an excitingly unexpected twist on traditional rose-scented bath products. If the scent alone isn’t enough to charm you (and we bet it is), the skin-softening botanical extracts within this body cleanser will certainly do the trick.



It’s so easy to overlook deodorant when it comes to taking care of your body and your skin, but natural deodorants tend to be so much better for both humans and the environment. Take a look at some of our faves:


{Aesop Herbal Deodorant Roll-On}

Treat your skin to Aesop’s herbal roll-on deodorant; a BO-banishing, alcohol-free, zinc- containing stick of joy that you’ll soon not be able to live without. With a beautiful blend of essential oils including lavender, rosemary, sage and orange, Aesop’s natural deodorant works to banish those bad smells without the need for harsh chemicals or overpowering scents.


{Aesop Deodorant}

A scent that works well for both men and women, Aesop’s classic deodorant contains plenty of ingredients to leave you smelling 10/10. These naturally anti-microbial aromas include lemongrass, tea tree, coriander, witch hazel, clove, thyme and vetiver root, leaving your ‘pits smelling super fresh.

16 reviews




Show the skin on your face some love with Aesop’s skin care range. Containing everything from cleansing masks to oils, here are a few of our top picks:


{Aesop Primrose Facial Cleansing Masque}

Clay masks are the holy grail of face masks; decongesting, rejuvenating and transforming skin from dull and lifeless to glowing and youthful. Whether your skin is oily or in need of some hydration, Aesop’s Primrose Facial Cleansing Masque will do the trick for just about every skin type, working to nourish and protect your skin.

{Aesop Chamomile Concentrate Anti-Blemish Mask}

Sometimes, acne can be unavoidable, but there are plenty of ways to help soothe your skin and promote healing. When the dreaded eruptions strike, treat them with Aesop’s Chamomile Concentrate Anti-Blemish Mask. With antibacterial tea tree leaf, rosemary, sage, lemon peel, soothing chamomile bud and evening primrose extracts, this handy little mask helps to draw out impurities and reduce inflammation.


{Aesop Fabulous Face Oil}

A serum designed for all skin types, Aesop’s Fabulous Face Oil contains a sweet combo of juniper berries, jasmine and ylang ylang which smooth your skin and leave it smelling delicious. Apply a couple of drops of this oil both morning and night and watch as your skin transforms!




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