Britain’s fashion scene is one of the most lively and innovative in the world. London designers have been exciting us season after season with their quirky-hip aesthetic and knack for identifying and perpetuating trends. But it’s not only British fashion that’s been making waves–the U.K. has also been killing it in the beauty market. There are a few great brands that have popped off across the pond that we’ve been missing out on stateside…at least until now. Below, six British beauty brands that you’re sure to be completely obsessed with after giving them a try.
Renowned for its balm cleansers which Vogue dubbed, "the best cleanser in the world," this 25-year-old beauty line is filled with soothing, multipurpose products that strive to strengthen the skin in lieu of harsh exfoliants or scrubbing. Eve Lom's Rescue Mask reduces blotchy skin, decongests and offers honey-infused kaolin clay to soothe and purify.
Must Try Product: Eve Lom Rescue Mask, $40
Beloved by Brits like Victoria Beckham, this line was started by an ex-Vogue editor and is known for being free of harsh chemical ingredients; it offers a fun collection of everything from bodycare, like its coveted Perfect Legs Skin Miracle cream which eradicates imperfections and evens skin tone, to addictive sleep pillow sprays. This Works No Wrinkles Mask can be applied for a 10-minute hit of skin recharging or can be worn overnight for a total transformation.
Must Try Product: No Wrinkles Time Dose Mask, $66
Approximately 6.5 million spa-goers experience the luxury of Elemis each year. Known for producing strong anti-agers as well as deeply therapeutic products, this line includes breakthrough body oils, skin capsules and collagen-infused creams. Don't miss the Cellutox Active Body Oil, a richly moisturizing body oil, which detoxifies with ingredients like juniper and sea buckthorn, to help smooth and reduce the appearance of cellulite.
Must Try Product: Elemis Cellutox Active Body Oil, $63.50
"Nutritionally designed," this product range relies on natural and nourishing ingredients to benefit the skin. This line uses prebiotics in its cleansers and designs all products to include MSM, a mineral responsible for reducing inflammation in the body. The Oskia Restoration Oil is a winner with exotic actives and oils, which improve skin elasticity and reduce fine lines.
Must Try Product: Oskia Restoration Oil, $91.80
Richard Ward Couture Hair
Stylist to Kate Middleton, this salon owner offers his own selection of hair products designed to heal and revive lackluster locks. Ward is known for his famous blowouts and his product range includes volumizing boosters, mineral masques as well as argan serums. This line may be tricky to get a hold of stateside, but if you're ever U.K.-bound, try and score the Tri-Active Serum, which is full of fatty acids to restore shine and softness to the hair.
Must Try Product: Tri-Active Serum
Jennifer Lawrence, Salma Hayek and other celebs flock to this fun makeup brand established in 1999. With a killer selection of liquid liners, eyebrow gels and shadows, this line focuses on a woman's most alluring feature — her eyes. Not to be missed is the award-winning Skinny Brush Mascara, which lengthens even the puniest lashes without clumps and caking.
Must Try Product: Eyeko Skinny Brush Mascara, $19