Why Esse Uses Glass Packaging

Choosing which materials to use in packaging is not easy. There are many considerations. In several projects in our history we have weighed up our options and the result has,…

What does my microbiome do for me?

We know gut microbes aid in digestion and deliver nutrients. They also produce vitamins, maintain blood pressure, and affect your mood. Because we rely on so many partnerships, we can…

What will probiotics do for my skin?

Probiotics are immensely beneficial. They out-compete pathogenic microbes, improve barrier function, produce moisturising factors, maintain skin pH and reduce sensitivity and inflammation. All these factors reduce the rate of skin…

Discover the Esse Mist range

As an industry leader in the global skincare market, we, at Esse, continue to provide you with innovative products while staying true to our founding principles. In line with this…

5 Things probiotics do for your skin

Probiotics are vital They protect you from pathogens (like armour for your face) They improve barrier function They maintain calm and reduce sensitivity They manufacture moisturising factors They maintain skin…

Probiotics Moisturise

HYDRATE FROM WITHIN. You may not know this but live Lactobacillus probiotics on (and in) skin can produce the coveted skincare ingredient Hyaluronic Acid. Right there in the stratum corneum of…

Probiotics and skin immunity

YOUR SKIN HAS AN IMMUNE SYSTEM AND IT IS VITAL IN THAT IT PROTECTS YOU FROM PATHOGENS. Keratinocytes, the most common skin cells in the epidermis (the outer most layer…

Bakuchiol: Nature’s Retinol Alternative

Dubbed ‘nature’s retinol’, it’s worth investigating the properties of this acclaimed plant-based ingredient and how to incorporate it into your skincare routine. The Bakuchiol used in skincare is extracted and…