GET TO KNOW THE AWARDS NOMINEES FOR 2022

As we are enjoying the beautiful summer of 2022 turn to autumn, what better time to get to know all the nominated cosmetics for the Nordic Natural Beauty Awards of the year?

To avoid the presentation of the nominees becoming one heavy manual (even though we know it would be a good one!), we divided the nominee cosmetics into four parts. In this third part of our nominee blog series, you can familiarize yourself with twenty incredible nominees.

If you want to learn even more about a certain nominee product or the brand behind the craftmanship, click the link mentioned after the description. We welcome you all to celebrate Nordic Natural Beauty with us!

LEFT TO RIGHT: ARCTICVET | GREENETIQ DENMARK | GREVINNANS RUM | LOELLE ORGANIC BEAUTY

NOMINEES FROM THE LEFT:

ARCTICVET – RECONNECTING NATURE™ PROTECTIVE SPRAY

ArcticVet’s Reconnecting Nature™ Protective Spray is designed for the daily care of animal skin and hair. This moisturizing treatment spray is made from carefully selected raw materials and it soothes irritated skin.

“Our protective spray contains nature’s own forest microbes called Reconnecting Nature ®, which have been studied to have a stimulating effect in a natural way. It corresponds to a microbial community found in a rich forest and nature.”

Read more about ArcticVet here >

GREENETIQ DENMARK – ANTI-AGE EYE CONTOUR CREAM, POMEGRANATE & GRAPE SEED OIL

GreenEtiq’s Anti-age Eye Contour Cream is a wonderfully light and gentle eye cream that tones, cares, and soothes at the same time as it provides plenty of moisture and nourishment, completely without feeling greasy. The light consistency has been specifically developed for the fine skin structure around the eye.

“Organic almond oil, shea butter, and aloe vera, as well as plenty of natural hyaluronic, pomegranate, grape seed oil, and cactus together, deliver our unique product that provides moisture and balance, while also having an intense anti-age effect.”

Read more about GreenEtiq Denmark here >

GREVINNANS RUM – FACE MOISTURIZER

Grevinnans Rum’s Face Moisturizer is a moisturizing anti-aging face lotion. It was created for those of you that want even more moisture.

“Our moisturizer’s unique and easily absorbing formula provides moisture both day and night. The sea buckthorn oil from Norrland is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E as well as omega 3, 6, 7, and omega 9. The organic orange essential oil in it balances the skin while giving it a glow. The moisturizer protects your skin and provides moisture and anti-aging effect.”

Read more about Grevinnans Rum (in Swedish/Norwegian) here >

LOELLE ORGANIC BEAUTY – VEGAN LIP BALM HEMP

Loelle’s Vegan Lip Balm Hemp is a unique blend of natural and organic ingredients, including hemp seed oil, shea butter, coconut oil, vitamin E, and sunflower oil. It instantly hydrates your lips and leaves them perfectly moisturized. In addition, the lavender and mint essential oil provide the lips with a pleasant feeling and a delicate glow.

“Our Lip Balm Hemp is meant to replenish moisture in your lips. The hemp seed oil, the star ingredient of this lip balm, significantly improves the condition of the lips. It is enriched in vitamins A, D, E, K, B1, B2, B6, C, E, and several essential minerals. Shea butter, coconut oil, vitamin E, sunflower oil, lavender oil, and mint oil are other moisturizing ingredients of this lip balm. It prevents dryness and provides intense all-day comfort.”

Read more about Loelle Organic Beauty here >

LEFT TO RIGHT: ENGLEGÅRD | WISE ORGANIC SKINCARE | GREENETIQ DENMARK | ELM ORGANICS

NOMINEES FROM THE LEFT:

ENGLEGÅRD – FLORA 100% NATURAL LIP BALM WITH PLANT PIGMENT

Englegård’s Flora – 100% natural lip balm with plant pigment is based on organic beeswax, organic oils, pure mango butter, plant pigment, and vitamin E.

“Our lip balm protects, and cares for your lips. While nourishing, the real plant pigment from radish gives a slight hint of color to the lips. The balm lasts for a long time and it gives a silky smooth feeling. No added perfume, artificial color, or additives.”

Read more about Englegård (in Norwegian) here >

WISE ORGANIC SKINCARE – MAGIC DROPS HYALURONIC ACID

WISE’s Magic Drops is an effective moisture serum to be used 7 days a week under cream, face oil, face balm, and/or day cream.

“Hyaluronic acid contained in the product is a body-specific substance that diminishes with age. With our Magic Drops, you replenish the moisture stores in-depth and get smoother, happier skin.”

Read more about WISE Organic Skincare (in Swedish) here >

GREENETIQ DENMARK – ANTI-AGE & ANTI-POLLUTION CREAM, ALMOND & POMEGRANATE OIL

GreenEtiq’s Anti-Age & Anti-Pollution Cream has a fine and light formula, which provides anti-aging effects while nourishing with moisture. The skin appears clearer and velvety at the same time as it restores damaged skin and fights impurities in the skin. The light formula makes it particularly suitable for normal to oily skin.

“Organic almond oil, jojoba oil, and aloe vera, as well as natural coconut, hyaluronic, pomegranate oil, and grapeseed oil, are some of the most dominant ingredients in this formula. In terms of both an intense AntiAge effect as well as plenty of moisture and regeneration of damaged skin, all ingredients support each other very well, with plenty of antioxidants and Vitamin E. Last but not least, the high content of organic jojoba and natural coconut oil works magic for clearing the skin.”

Read more about GreenEtiq Denmark here >

ELM ORGANICS – MARVELLOUS OIL BLEND

Elm Organics’ Marvelous Oil Blend is a silky smooth and luxurious oil designed to moisturize, nourish, and make hair and skin shine. It is formulated with 9 organic oils: sesame, prickly pear cactus, sunflower, jojoba, almond oil, camellia, borage, plum kernel, and rapeseed oil. The oil helps smooth out fine lines, and stimulates cell renewal while it protects. It also repairs and strengthens.

“Our natural multipurpose oil can be used on the body, hair, face, hands, and nails. Velvety and rich, it melts into the skin and never feels greasy.”

Read more about Elm Organics here >

LEFT TO RIGHT: FINNABIS | SUMILAYI | HEJBUDDY | AIVA

NOMINEES FROM LEFT:

FINNABIS – RESIN BALM

Finnabis’ Resin Balm is an effective all-rounder to support the treatment of a wide variety of skin damage and problems. The balm absorbs easily and leaves a pleasant scent.

“Pure Lapland spruce resin collected by local natural product entrepreneurs is used as the active raw material of our Resin Balm. The balm contains also cold-pressed hemp oil from locally grown hemp seeds. Hemp oil contains important fatty acids, valuable gamma-linolenic acid, and plenty of Vitamin E – all good for your skin. Beeswax in our balm is also local organic or cosmetic quality.”

Read more about Finnabis (in Finnish) here >

SUMILAYI –  SWEET ROSEMARY BALANCING SCALP OIL

Sumilayi’s Sweet Rosemary Balancing Scalp Oil balances and soothes an irritated scalp. Antiseptic rosemary oil, tea tree oil, and neem oil effectively soothe and treat an itchy, irritated, and flaky scalp promoting overall health.

“The tea tree oil in our balancing scalp oil is an effective aid against dandruff due to its great antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Neem oil reduces inflammation and redness of the scalp, relieving itching. Rosemary oil instead activates blood flow to the scalp correcting scalp imbalance.”

Read more about Sumilayi here >

HEJBUDDY – SUGAR BUDDY: PACK FOR HOME SUGARING

HejBuddy’s Sugar Buddy – home sugaring package – contains everything you need for easy sugaring at home. The mass is ready to use as it is, and there is no need to add anything or knead it by hand.

“With our Sugar Buddy, you don’t need removal strips, but we will teach you the technique of professionals, using a spatula. The spatula helps in home sugaring because heat is transferred from the hands to the sugar mass, and that can make sugaring difficult at first. With the help of a spatula, the heat stays even and makes your work easier. With our Sugar Buddy sugaring paste, you can sugar all skin areas at home and gently.”

Read more about Hej Buddy (in Finnish) here >

AIVA – THE OIL

AIVA’s The Oil is a luxurious, supple multiuse organic care oil that absorbs effortlessly
and leaves the skin with a soothing, protected layer. 

“The Oil has an excellent omega-fatty acid ratio that suits even acne skin. Its’ Vitamins A, E, and C help clarify the skin’s tone and complexion, promoting a natural glow. It contains power ingredients from nature such as organic cold-pressed Northern Bilberry Seed Oil to help relieve inflammation while keeping the skin supple, supporting the skin’s collagen, organic Northern Sea Buckthorn Oil to help protect the skin and promote regeneration, and organic cold-pressed virgin Jojoba Oil to help moisturize without making skin oily. The composition of Jojoba Oil is similar to that of the skin’s sebum as well, which helps the skin stay balanced.”

Read more about AIVA here >

LEFT TO RIGHT: GREVINNANS RUM | LAVIA COSMETICS | SKIN BY PI | FRANTSILA

NOMINEES FROM LEFT:

GREVINNANS RUM – FACE SOAP DARLING

Grevinnans Rum’s Face Soap Darling is a generous blend of luxurious cocoa butter, shea butter, and oat silk that softens, moisturizes, and gives a silky feeling to the skin. The unique scent is blended from soft and romantic rose and sensual patchouli oil. It contains mineral-rich pink clay and charcoal for detox.

“Our organic face soap Darling is suitable for facial cleansing as well as removing make-up. It can also be used as hand and body soap. Darling is suitable for all skin types, especially impure and delicate skin, and even for the most sensitive skin type. Too luxurious to miss. “

Read more about Grevinnans Rum (in Swedish/Norwegian) here >

LAVIA COSMETICS – MINERAL MAKEUP

Lavia Cosmetics’ Mineral Makeup Powder is formulated with 100% natural ingredients. It was developed to meet the needs of beauty professionals and makeup artists as well as consumers, to meet the high demands placed on beautiful makeup, and to achieve a more chemical-free everyday life.

“Our mineral makeup series is suitable for everyone that appreciates pure and natural raw materials as well as a professional result; makeup that stays on the skin all day and covers a wide variety of skin imperfections.”

Read more about Lavia Cosmetics (in Finnish) here >

SKIN BY PI – ROSE & JASMINE SERUM

SKIN by Pi’s Rose & Jasmine Serum is a vitamin-rich oil serum packed with luxurious ingredients such as bakuchiol, bisabolol, sea buckthorn, prickly pear, rose, and jasmine. The serum has a unique and relaxing floral aroma of rose and jasmine.

“Our Rose & Jasmine Serum is for you that appreciate your skincare routine and want to include more holistic care into your life. Rose and jasmine are said to have a relaxing effect on the mind, so the serum is perfect for all self-care moments. This serum is the definition of true luxury.”

Read more about SKIN by Pi (in Norwegian) here >

FRANTSILA – CALENDULA & CARROT FACE OIL

Frantsila’s Calendula & Carrot Face Oil is an oil designed for everyday use and is especially powerful after sun exposure.

“Our golden face oil soothes inflamed sensitive skin and promotes skin regeneration with its combination of alpha and beta carotene-rich organic calendula flower and carrot extracts. It promotes a healthy natural golden glow.”

Read more about Frantsila here >

LEFT TO RIGHT: WISE ORGANIC SKINCARE | GREENETIQ DENMARK | BRUNS | DONNA TAPONERO

NOMINEES FROM THE LEFT:

WISE ORGANIC SKINCARE – FACE CREAM CALMING ROSE

WISE’s Face Cream Calming Rose is a moisturizing and nutritious cream. It contains real rose and selected plant oils that soothe dry, stressed, moisture-poor, and sensitive skin as well as rosacea.

“Our Face Cream contains antioxidants from roses that have a magical scent, and that if anything reminds us that we are beautiful regardless of age. The cream contains lots of nutrition and moisture that have a soothing effect and give a beautiful glow. Selected botanical plant oils soothe rosacea, and sensitive skin and prevent ruptured blood vessels. The cream is also suitable for mature skin when wanted a lighter cream, especially in summer.”

Read more about WISE Organic Skincare (in Swedish) here >

GREENETIQ DENMARK – ANTIAGE & MOISTURE ELIXIR, NATURAL HYALURONIC & ACACIA

GreenEtiq’s Antiage & Moisture Elixir is based on organic aloe vera, a large amount of naturally extracted hyaluronic as well as Acacia Senegal Gum that has an intensive and fast anti-age effect while moisturizing, toning, and balancing the skin.

“The aloe vera contained in our Elixir moisturizes, revives tired skin, fights free radicals, and makes the skin velvety soft and more elastic. The boosting Acacia Senegal Gum is a combination of two natural ingredients extracted from plant roots and tree bark, which support each other so well that they optimize the anti-aging effect. This ingredient penetrates deeper into the skin and from there it smoothes lines and any wrinkles in the skin. The hyaluronic supports the other two ingredients, which ensures maximum moisture and toned and smoother skin.”

Read more about GreenEtiq Denmark here >

BRUNS – HÅRMASK Nº22 VARM BERGAMOTT

BRUNS’ Hårmark Nº22 provides all hair types with deep hydration and nourishment. The organic ingredients, shea butter, avocado oil, and coconut fat form also a creamy texture that is easy to apply.

“Our hair mask is a big favorite with our customers – thanks to the fact that it gives results that can be felt and seen. After use, your hair will be soft and shiny. The hair mask has a pleasant scent of bergamot.”

Read more about BRUNS (in Swedish) here >

DONNA TAPONERO – DEO WILDWOOD

Donna Taponero’s Deo Wildwood is an aluminum-free and organic cream deodorant with a scent reminiscent of a fresh coniferous forest.

“Our Deo Wildwood works by preventing bacteria from forming unpleasant odors under arms. It does all this effectively without clogging skin pores.”

Read more about Donna Taponero (in Finnish) here >

Details of the products are written as the brands present them.

The featured photos were taken by the talented Laura Loukola.

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