glossary definition:
botanicals:
botanical, botanicals

Botanicals are plant-based ingredients, usually extracted without chemical treatments.

The term "botanicals" covers a very wide category, and doesn't provide much information apart from the fact that it is based on some form of vegetation.

There is a tendancy for the industry to use the term botanicals to also convey a sense of holistic or organic harvesting.

The following listings are popular or recommended for the glossary term: botanicals



Awake
Created in Japan by cosmetic giants Kose, Awake is a fusion of high tech Japanese technology and natural plant botanicals.

Clarins
The respected and extensive Clarins collection is based on the benefits of plant botanicals, resulting in a wide range of quality skincare products.

Burt's Bees
Burt's Bees is a wonderful line with a long tradition of natural organic ingredients and a holistic approach. Look for Burt's Beesproducts at most organic grocery stores and shops.

Jurlique
Nicole Kidman, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Pamela Anderson all swear by this natural skincare line, especially the beloved Herbal Recovery Gel.

Yardley
Definately not the most glamorous or trendy brands on the block, but it definately remains an English classic that will always have a place in Mum's Christmas stocking!

Caudalie
Caudalie's skincare products are based on their unique grape-based antioxidant formulas.

Dr. Hauschka
Bio-dynamically grown ingredients and a special method to extract botanicals at their peak have been hallmarks of this German company since it's inception in 1967.

The Body Shop
The body Shop is one of the first beauty companies to create naturally inspired skin and haircare products using traditional recipes and an environmentally conscious approach.

Crabtree & Evelyn
An American brand with an English inspiration and feel, the Crabtree & Evelyn collection features products for both the body and the home.

Aveda
Aveda, maker of pure, plant based haircare, skincare, bodycare, perfume and make-up products.

DECLÉOR
The core message of this luxury skincare collection is the power of essential oils; their benefit to the skin as well as the balancing effect that their fragrances have on our moods.

Malin+Goetz
Advanced unisex formulations that blend natural ingredients with state of the art technologies fit for even the most sensitive skin types.

Dr. Brandt Skincare
Created by respected dermatologist Fredric Brandt, Dr.Brandt Skincare is a technology driven line of anti-aging products that incorporates beneficial plant botanicals into their formulations for a potent fusion of science and nature.


more general matches to this glossary term:
Awake
Created in Japan by cosmetic giants Kose, Awake is a fusion of high tech Japanese technology and natural plant botanicals.

Bare Escentuals
San Francisco based Bare Escentuals have made a name on very pure and gentle cosmetics. Bare Minerals is the signature line - a selection of oil-free natural products.

Clarins
The respected and extensive Clarins collection is based on the benefits of plant botanicals, resulting in a wide range of quality skincare products.

H2O+
Harnessing the power of the mighty ocean, H2O+ is as the name suggests, all about water. This excellent range of water-based, oil-free skin care and cosmetics has a lot more to offer than just plain old water.

NARS
The brainchild of famed make-up artist François Nars, NARS made it's debut in 1994 and has managed to seasonally keep pace with the ever revolving fashion world.

Sue Devitt
Sue's "color treatment for the skin" makeup is formulated using high quality plant botanicals. The real star performers of the range are the seaweed treatment foundations, which not only cover flawlessly, but are actually good for the skin too.

Jack Black
The Jack Black line has everything that todays man wants; simple formulations to meet modern day grooming needs, neatly packaged, nothing fancy, just good stuff.

Dr. Hauschka
Bio-dynamically grown ingredients and a special method to extract botanicals at their peak have been hallmarks of this German company since it's inception in 1967.

Kiss My Face
Kiss My Face is no newcomer to the health food store, the brand is over 25 years old but but every bit as sassy and fresh as its younger competitors.

Juice Beauty
This all-natural organic skincare line uses globally sourced plants and botanicals blended in their patented fruit-juice base to deliver a daily refreshing boost to the skin.

Dr. Brandt Skincare
Created by respected dermatologist Fredric Brandt, Dr.Brandt Skincare is a technology driven line of anti-aging products that incorporates beneficial plant botanicals into their formulations for a potent fusion of science and nature.