A'kin brings you a collection of naturally inspired skin, hair and body care products, blended in the pristine bushland near beautiful Sydney, Australia. A'kin products are full of the finest quality, nourishing, naturally based ingredients, certified organic where possible, chosen for their purity and therapeutic properties; formulas are ingredient-rich, vegan, 100% natural botanicals and without animal ingredients or animal testing.
A'kin: The Power of Purity
The A'kin difference lies in the uniquely rich concentrations of special nourishing and active botanical ingredients, certified organic where possible, using only those scientifically proven to be of most benefit to your hair, skin, scalp and body. The results are effective, exquisitely fragranced, ingredient-rich A'kin products for radiantly healthy looking hair, skin and body, and total peace of mind. All A'kin skincare products are free from parabens, mineral oils, propylene glycol, DEA and phthalates. All packaging is made to be recyclable and all products are cruelty free. More about A'kin»
A'kin: The Story
A'kin is Australian owned and for 15 years have simply focused on creating natural, safe and effective products so Australian women can be their most beautiful selves naturally. In 1987, Will Evans began manufacturing personal hair and skin care products. Will's vision was to develop pure, effective, luxurious hair and skin care products from natural ingredients. He established The Purist Company in 1997 from a small factory in Katoomba in the heart of the Blue Mountains. During this time, Will experimented and refined his formulations until he was satisfied that The Purist Company [Akin] products combined the latest in scientific knowledge with the best ingredients nature can supply. In 1998, body washes were launched into the Australian marketplace. Easy to use and gentle to the skin, the body wash was developed to replace soap and to be versatile enough to be used as a shower gel, bubble bath and a gentle wash for delicate clothing.
In 2002 the A'kin brand was launched and a variety of A'kin skin care products were sold in pharmacies and health food stores. With the ever increasing demand for natural and safe products, A'kin expanded its distribution base to include TV, spa retreats, online stores, complementary medical practices and beauty and hairdressing salons. In 2004, A'kin spread to international markets and today is present in the UK, USA and Asia with a view to expanding to new markets in the future. A'kin continues to evolve by launching new innovative products. In 2009 Akin launched two new complete ranges - [A'kin] pureBaby and [A'kin] pureMAN.
A'kin products are always produced to the highest quality and are manufactured in a facility approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). Will often uses groundbreaking new ingredients when developing these formulations. Recent innovations have been the use of echium oil (vipers bugloss oil), the richest known source of Omega 3, 6 & 9 essential fatty acids, and alpha lipoic acid - the most powerful anti-oxidant as feature ingredients in our [Akin] skin care range. The formulations are developed to be self-preserving to a degree, by using pharmaceutical quality water, essential oils and other natural strategies.
As pioneers of natural skin and hair care products that genuinely work, A'kin continues to be driven by the same founding principles, including a passion for pure, natural and effective ingredients and a genuine concern about ingredient safety in personal care products. A'kin comprehensively researches what natural botanicals from Australia and all over the world best work together to deliver healthy, beautiful skin and hair without harsh toxins or chemicals.
A'kin: The Ethos
A'kin philosophy is 'The Power Of Purity'- the power of combining pure and natural ingredients to bring out more of every women’s special natural beauty. A'kin takes pride in all the natural ingredients they select as well as those ingredients they leave out. All A'kin products are paraben free, sulphate free, toxin free, harsh chemical free, certified vegan and animal ingredient/testing free. Committed to reducing carbon footprint and make every effort to minimise waste, A'kin avoids excess packaging and use recyclable containers so collectively A'kin products are not only good for you but good for the world in which we all live.
Customers are now seeking a more nurturing lifestyle characterised by the development of complimentary healthcare, organic, GMO free foods, a greater understanding of chemicals and a movement to a 'balanced life'. A'kin botanical ingredients are used in an amount sufficient to have a significant positive effect and our formulations are free from objectionable impurities and toxic preservatives
A'kin is committed to meeting high levels of environmental practice both in the production of their products and in the day-to-day running of their business. A'kin makes every effort to minimise waste in their production process, avoiding excess packaging and utilising recyclable containers. To support the fight against using plastic bags, A'kin uses only recycled, chlorine free paper and natural fibre bags, making every effort to choose paper for printing purposes and general office supplies, which supports our environment. A'kin does not use any animal derived ingredients and uses certified organic and locally grown ingredients whenever possible.
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