Grown Alchemist Beauty Products


My Review of Grown Alchemist. 

Grown Alchemist, an Australian skin care brand with an array of products made from ground-breaking scientific formulations is a welcome addition to the vast array of beauty care products already in the market. 

What makes Grown Alchemist beauty products special though is their formulation. They contain natural peptides and antioxidants that enhance skin renewal and diminish the effects of anti-aging.  

But just because you hear scientific formulations should be no cause for alarm as the products are 100 % organic. 

These range of beauty products from creams, to oils, cleansers, moisturisers and anti-aging serums all work to renew, cleanse and moisturise the skin from within. So go on and stimulate your inner beauty with these organic, clinically proven formulations that lessen fine lines and wrinkles giving your skin that beautiful, glowing, youthful skin.

The Geniuses Behind Grown Alchemists

Grown Alchemist skincare range with all-organic ingredients was the brainchild of Australian brothers Keston and Jeremy Mujis. They effortlessly fused together scientific formulations and natural ingredients to produce an all-organic beauty skin care range that optimises the health of the skin above all.  These certified natural botanical ingredients and powerful natural formulations provided the ultimate beauty results without the damaging effects of artificial ingredients. They ethically assembled the products into beautiful packages and made them all-affordable across the divide. The result has been a sustained wave of uptake into the market owing to their great results on the skin and pocket friendly prices. 

Owing to their success, Grown Alchemist now have devolved cosmetic chemists based in London, New York and Paris. These are dedicated in the in their quest for perfect beauty formulations for all.

What Grown Alchemist Believes

 Beauty is natural so should everything that enhances it.  Mother Nature already has ingredients discovered by the two Australian brothers that came together and cleverly fused them for our own benefit. Thanks to them hairs now breathe better, our skins are glowing with health and vitality and our general outlook has improved because when you look good, you feel good!

That said Grown Alchemist viewpoint on cleansing is about eliminating impurities as opposed to natural water-binding formulations that keep skin saturated and tight. They believe that by organically optimising the functions of the skin, the skin on its own is able to achieve real beauty results. A double cleanse routine comes highly recommended as it first, removes make-up, and effects pollution and daily dirt build-up on the skin. This is followed by a second skin cleanse that leaves the skin fresh, clear and well-adjusted. The result is a radiant, youthful skin.

Grown Alchemist beauty care products range include: specially formulated skincare cleansers, serums and anti-aging moisturisers; body care exfoliants, body washes, and oils; and professional hair care treatments, volumizing, anti-frizz, detoxing, strengthening, nourishing and hair colour products among others.

My Review on Some of the Grown Alchemist Products I've Tried

Firstly, before I get started on individual product reviews, how beautiful is the packaging of all the Grown Alchemist products, I love the brown glass and the simplicity of the design, plus every single item I tried smells so nice and botanical. I throughly enjoyed using the Grown Alchemist regime I must say. The Grown Alchemist products I reviewed are from Mecca.


Hydra-Restore Cream Cleanser: Olive Leaf & Plantago Extract

A beautiful creamy cleanser that goes a long way, I was able to remove my makeup using this cleanser and it didn't hurt my eyes either, though I did find I needed a little more help with my mascara, so I use this as my secondary cleanse. This cleanser is enriched with olive leaf, vitamins A and E, quercetin, rutin and kaempferol to fight visible signs of ageing, yarrow extract to tone and firm, red seaweed extract to even out tone and texture and plantago extract to cleanse and tighten pores. Even with my sensitive skin I found this cleanser to be extremely gentle and it did not irritate the skin. I thoroughly enjoyed this cleanser and will continue to use until it runs out. This cleanser retails for $49 for 100ml and I have been using this cleanser twice a day for the last 4 weeks and I'm not even half way through. 


Hydra-Mist+: Desert Lime & Amino-Peptide

A lightweight yet potent facial mist infused with a whole host of skin-loving botanicals to treat skin beyond the surface level. I spray a few pumps morning and night after my shower, I love the smell very botanical with a hint of lime. I was skeptical of the small size of the bottle, I thought this won't last very long, especially with my heavy hand when it comes to misting, though it lasted 1 month using twice a day and heavily spraying my face too. This mist retails for $30 for 30ml. This did not irritate my skin either, I always worry about trying new products because you never know which ones will cause me to flush if I'm unaware of the ingredients, none of the Grown Alchemist products I tried made me flush or irritate my skin, which is a good sign. 


Regenerating Night Cream: Neuro-Peptide & Violet Leaf Extract

This products retails for $95 for 40g, which seems very small but it is extremely worth it. This is my favourite product for the ones I've listed here today. This is a night moisturiser that is a rich thick cream  consistency that feels like nothing on your skin when applied, you will not feel this product on your skin once absorbed which is almost instantly. You will wake up with your skin feeling nourished, hydrated and refreshed. I also noticed that my skin looked as though I didn't have any rosacea concerns which is amazing. This cream contains so many beneficial ingredients such as neuropeptides that act to boost collagen and elastin levels, increase cohesion and stabilization of collagen networks and reducing degradation of collagen structure to minimise the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, it also is infused with frankincense extract to calm and soothe, violet extract to even skin tone, antioxidant-rich green tea extract to fight damaging free radicals, omega 7 to heal and hyaluronic acid to plump and hydrate. 


Detox Serum Antioxidant+3 Complex

This product I apply twice a day, morning and night, and at night I follow with the Regenerating Night Cream: Neuro-Peptide & Violet Leaf Extract, this in conjunction with the moisturiser has totally changed my skin, I will be inserting a photo below that wasn't intended on going on my blog so I do apologise for the background and its unprofessional appearance, but you can see my skin just looks a whole look clearer, from pigmentation and redness from old acne scars and signs of dehydration are gone. This product retails for $65 for 30ml, and I'm not even 1/4 through yet and it's been a month using twice a day. 

Overall, I'm so impressed with Grown Alchemistthe brand actual excites me and I can't wait to try more products from them, I never thought I'd say that cause I usually try so many cosmeceuticals type of products, and tend to not review many organic products. See the picture below to see what you think, although I do have a birthmark in the centre of my forehead and a small pimple on my cheek. This image was taken straight after I had a swim, hence the t-shirt wrapped around my hair. To see more products from Grown Alchemist click the link here if you are from Australia, and click here for international. Available in store at Mecca.


*All opinions are based on personal experiences. Skincareblogger is not a skincare specialist and will not be held liable for any recommendations. Therefore try at your own risk.
*This is NOT a paid post.
* These products were gifted to me to review. Products being gifted does not impact my thoughts on the products. 
* Main Image was taken from Grown Alchemist website.
* I have NO affiliation with the links provided.

Mecca Holiday Collection 2016


With the holidays around the corner, I bet you all need some new skincare.

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Mecca is proud to present their Holiday 2016 collection, offering limited-edition collections from some of their exclusive international brands, and some from their very own brands, Mecca Cosmetica and Kit. The collections will be available in stores and online at from Tuesday the 8th of November.

1. Darphin Exquisage Set $172 - The secret to an exquisite and expressive look – enjoy your age, stay curious, laugh and keep moving. Now with The Exquisâge Set you can infuse life to your skin to complement your attitude and reveal your radiant inner beauty. Set contains: Stimulskin Plus, Exquisage & Ideal Resource. 

2. Eve Lom Kiss Me $30 - This decadent formula drenches lips in moisture and preps them for mistletoe encounters. Includes: Kiss Mix 7ml

3. Eve Lom Radient Ritual Travel Set $95 - Make it a radiant holiday for those you love by giving them the ultimate in skincare indulgence. The Radiant Ritual Travel Set is made up of Eve Lom’s classics for lasting hydration and unstoppable glow. Includes: Cleanser 50ml, Full Size Cloth, Kiss Mix 7ml, Brightening Cream 10ml, Rescue Mask 15ml

4. Eve Lom Rescue Ritual Set $144 - Deeply cleansing and purifying favourites for intensive pampering. Includes Cleanser 100ml, Full Size Cloth & Rescue Mask 100ml

5. Eve Lom Perfecting Ritual Set $265 - Rich formulas impart deep moisturisation and boost skin’s radiance. Includes: Cleanser 100ml, Full Size Cloth, Brightening Mask, Brightening Serum 30ml & Brightening Cream 10ml

6. Glam Glow Core Mud Kit $98 - GlamGlow brings you their exclusive limited edition best-sellers kit this holiday season. Includes: SuperMud 30G: A radical treatment mask for problematic, congested and dull skin. ThirstyMud 30G: An innovative, multitasking mud mask that moisturises, replenishes and soothes the skin for a radiant complexion. YouthMud 30G: A best-selling mud mask that refines skin texture, clears the complexion and delivers radiant-looking skin. GravityMud 30G: A revolutionary firming and tightening peel-o treatment for a taut complexion

7. Glam Glow The Big Book of Sexy $390 - Gift — or gift to self! — Lash Domination® Volumizing Mascara, the ultimate 10-in-1 volumizing, lengthening, thickening, separating, long-wearing mascara. The exclusive 180° spiraled ProTwist180TM Wand curves around lashes and coats all angles with intense black colour. 

8. Goldfaden MD Brightening Mini Kit $84 - Goldfaden MD Brightening Transformation Kit will make giving the gift of radiant skin easier than ever.
It contains Dr. Goldfaden’s best-selling natural beauty essentials: Goldfaden MD Doctor’s Scrub Exfoliator, Goldfaden MD Pure Start cleanser, and Goldfaden MD Bright Eyes treatment. Specially formulated to deliver visible results while suitable for even the most sensitive of skin types, this gift is an ideal addition to any daily facial regimen to reveal a healthy, glowing complexion at any age. 

9. Josie Maran Nourishing Collection $71 - A special collection of luxe skincare essentials, all made with Josie’s celebrated 100% Pure Argan Oil. Start with the 3-in-1 Argan Cleansing Oil, a gentle, multi-tasking cleanser that deep cleans, removes makeup, and moisturises all in one. Follow with the Pure Argan Milk Intensive Hydrating Treatment, a lightweight but super-potent serum that penetrates deep into the pores to plump, repair, and preserve aging skin. Next, nourish your complexion with the luxuriously rich Whipped Argan Oil Face Butter, then follow with a few drops of 100% Pure Argan Oil to seal in essential fatty acids and antioxidants. 

10. Josie Maran Whipped Mud Mask Kit $70 - Detoxify skin without drying or flaking with The Whipped Mud Mask Argan Hydrating and Detoxifying treatment kit from Josie Maran Cosmetics. Think a sensorial wonderland of colour, scent and texture that leaves skin perfectly purified. 

11. Kai Mini Travel Set $70 - A reusable natural hemp bag packed with travel-sized versions of Kai's best-selling products. Ideal for jet- setters over the holiday period. This set includes 60ml bottles of shampoo, conditioner, body wash, body lotion, fine linen wash and a vial of perfume oil. Delicately fragranced with Kai's light and alluring blend of gardenia and white florals. 

12. Kate Somerville Cult Favourites Kit $110 - Give the gift of gorgeous skin this holiday season with Kate’s limited-edition gift set. Every facial at the Kate Somerville Skin Health ExpertsTM Clinic on Melrose Place begins with cleansing and exfoliating, and ends with moisturisation. This special set features three of Kate’s cult favourite products to help you achieve a fresh-from-the-Clinic glow at home. Includes: ExfoliKate Cleanser, ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment and Goat Milk Moisturising Cream. 

13. NuFace Sparkle Trinity Device $330 - Lift skin and spirits this holiday season with the NuFace Limited Edition Sparkle Trinity Facial Device. The device’s intuitive micro-current technology gently stimulates the underlying structure of the skin to lift and tone facial muscles, and the ergonomic design makes it easy to contour the forehead, cheeks, jawlines and jowls for results that are instantly visible. This travel-friendly mini is the perfect facial-lift companion on-the-go for an introduction to micro-current. Includes: NuFace Mini Device, 60ml Gel Primer and Powder Adaptor. 

14. Omorovicza Moor Mud Set $88 - Cleanse, purify and detoxify the skin with a selection of products from Omorovicza’s iconic Moor Mud Collection. Harnessing the power of uniquely Hungarian Moor mud, the Thermal Cleansing Balm (50ml), Deep Cleansing Mask (15ml) and Refining Facial Polisher (30ml) leave the complexion cleaner, brighter and younger looking. This set also includes a Mini Mitt to enhance the experience. 

15. Origins Ginzing Peel Off Mask $37 - A refreshing peel-o mask with a unique pearlised finish that instantly lifts away dull, tired skin, fortified with coffee beans, ginseng, and a gentle fruit acid complex. It helps lift away dull, dead skin, and dirt and debris to leave your skin looking clear and radiant. Clinically proven to reduce the appearance of pores, it leaves skin looking smooth, refreshed while pores seem reduced. 

16. Perricone MD Discover Power Essentials kit $150 - Perricone MD’s most effective treatments in a limited- edition collection to visibly transform your skin. Includes: Nutritive Cleanser 59ml, HP Face Firming Activator tube 7.5ml, Face Finishing Moisturiser 15ml, Firming Eye Cream 7.5ml and Vitamin C Ester 15 10ml. 

17. Perricone MD Pre:empt Travel set $169 - Pre-empt the first signs of visible aging and preserve youthful skin. Help improve skin’s natural barrier function to Pre:Empt dull, dry skin. Includes: Exfoliating Pore Refiner 59ml, Skin Perfecting Serum 15ml, Oil-Free Hydrating Cream 30ml & Brightening Eye Cream 7.5ml. 

18. Ren Luxury Moroccan Rose Set $92 - A luxurious selection from REN’s multi-award winning Moroccan Rose Otto range, to leave your skin soft, smooth and lightly scented with 100% natural rose oil. Includes: 200ml Moroccan Rose Otto Body Wash, 75ml Moroccan Rose Otto Sugar Polish, 100ml Moroccan Rose Otto Ultra-Moisture Body Oil.

19. Ren Skincare Travel Set $47 - A select line-up of REN’s best-selling skincare products that gives you all you need for brighter, smoother, hydrated and healthy skin. Includes: 50ml Rosa CentifoliaTM Cleansing Gel, 50ml Vita MineralTM Daily Supplement Moisturising Cream, 2ml Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial, 15ml V-CenseTM Revitalising Night Cream.

20. Rodin Luxury Body Oil $190 - An ultra luxurious body oil composed of an aromatic blend of 11 essential oils to restore hydration and suppleness. 

21. Verso Essential Series $220 - A Seasonal Gift Box with selected Verso products for the holiday season, the all-you-need basics to get started with Verso. The Series includes the Foaming Cleanser, Day Cream, Night Cream with an additional of one single pack of Reviving Eye and Deep Hydration Mask. 


*All Prices correct at the time of publication. All information and imagery came from Mecca Press kit. The numbers on the picture carousel do not translate to the list descriptions of products.