Awarded cosmetics – part 2
awarded nordic natural cosmetics 2023

Nordic Natural Beauty Awards 2023 were organized on the awards’ Instagram account on Thursday, October 26, 2023. The competition was tight in all of the categories, proving that all the nominees are just incredible.

We wanted to take a deeper look at the awarded cosmetics and why they specifically make a great addition to anyone’s beauty routine. To avoid the list becoming one heavy manual (even though we know it would be a good one!), we divided the awarded cosmetics into six parts. Let’s get to it!

(To learn more about a specific product, click the title text of the product!)

Alonia Eco Hair Therapy – B. Nourishing Conditioner

“Alonia’s B. Nourishing Conditioner is a nourishing and moisturizing conditioner of shea butter and apricot oil.

It contains hydrolyzed proteins from kale, lemon, carrot and oat. Hydrolyzed, so that all beautiful proteins are used in the best way.

The conditioner contains also radish root fermentation to get the best bacterial balance for a scalp.

All Alonia’s hair care products are unscented, but you can add a few drops of our aromatherapeutic essential oil blends to the conditioner if you wish.”

Heard from the jury:

“My hair looks healthy and shiny after using the conditioner. It gives my hair moisture without weighing it down.”
“Pleasant conditioner, and I especially enjoyed adding the fragrance myself, nice concept!”
“Very nice concept playing with the scent, I appreciated that I was able to regulate the strength of the scent this way!”


CaTe Nordic Beauty – Hydrating and Protecting Face Cream

“Hydrating and Protecting Face Cream helps to improve skins own protective barrier.

Ceramide contained in the product helps to maintain the structure of the lipid barrier and protects the skin from aging and UV-radiation.

Betaine and xylitol draw moisture to the skin and keeps it moisturized and vital.

The cream leaves skin moisturized, with a light and silky matt skin feel, and has a mild fruity scent.”

Heard from the jury:

“I appreciate the eco-friendly paper packaging, and a small amount goes a long way in keeping the skin hydrated.”
“Ideal for daily use; it feels perfect on the skin!”
“Beautiful scent, refreshing. The texture and hydration are fantastic. Great product overall!”


Go Cirkulär – Radiance Oil Serum

“Go Cirkulär’s Radiance Oil Serum contains powerful natural ingredients – sea buckthorn, coffee oil, and squalane.

It is nourishing and repairing, and made of 100% natural and vegan ingredients. Suitable for all genders.”

Heard from the jury:

“Wow, the scent is divine! Really did what it promised, left my skin looking radiant!”
“Love this product!! Great to top off as a shield to all other products applied at the end of a skincare routine.”
“Brings a nice glow to the face, fresh. A very nice product!”


Ljung of Lapland – Deodorant Barrskog

“Deodorant Barrskog is an effective roll-on deodorant with masculine scent that gives a freshness that lasts a long time.

It contains organic aloe vera and essential oil of pine that effectively counteracts and gives a magical scent of northern forest!

Aloe vera’s anti-inflammatory properties together with castor oil suppress both irritation and burning and give a gentle comfortable feeling under the arms.

Free from aluminum chloride, alcohol and synthetic perfume.”

Heard from the jury:

“THIS DEODORANT ACTUALLY WORKS!!! I find that incredibly rare with natural deodorants.”
“Love this deo! The scent is so unique and lovely. Feels like I’m not wearing a deodorant, the scent is just so natural.”
“This deo keeps me so fresh for so long! I love it! The scent is also amazing! Thank you!”

Ole Hyvä – Forest Bark Hand Wash

“Ole Hyvä’s hand wash comes with a scent of pine forest containing etheric essences of tea tree and spearmint.

“Forests are the cradle of our wellbeing. Our products contain SpruceSugar™ extract, a by-product of Finnish forest industry and probiotics that maintain a healthy bacterial balance.”

The product doesn’t contain additives. To use, apply hand wash to moist hands and rinse. pH ca. 5,5.”

Heard from the jury:

“Forest freshness! The soap smells like a walk in the woods—lovely!”
“Beautiful design, lovely scent, and it cleanses hands effectively!”
“Captures the essence of the forest! Great soap as well, so it’s a winner for me.”


What an ensemble of Nordic natural cosmetics! Read more about the awarded cosmetics in the other blog posts >

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