INARI Arctic Beauty – luxury natural cosmetics from the Arctic wilderness

INARI Arctic Beauty – luxury natural cosmetics from the Arctic wilderness

Heli Koskinen

INARI Arctic Beauty is a Nordic natural luxury skincare brand focused on demanding anti-age skincare. As the name suggests, the home of the brand is in the pristine area in the Finnish Lapland called Inari. The INARI skincare products are based on exceptionally potent and nutritious organic raw ingredients that come from the pure nature of Inari. These Arctic ingredients are combined with high-class skincare technologies to create unique and highly effective products.

The story of INARI Arctic Beauty begins from the wilds of Lapland

The roots of the brand are in Inari, a sparsely populated and largely untouched area in the northernmost corner of the Finnish Lapland, located in the Arctic Circle. The area is known for its stunning and pure nature, the gorgeous lake Inari and picturesque little villages. The area is free from industrialization and the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared its air to be among the cleanest in the world. Here in the Arctic wilderness, enduring the extremes of the harsh climate, grow many nutritious plants and berries. These plants have an essential role in the lives of the locals.

The calm beauty of the lake Inari.

The calm beauty of the lake Inari.

Sirkku Hahn, the founder of INARI Arctic Beauty, was born in the North of Finland. She was raised in the local way of life which is founded on deep respect for nature and living off the land. Like in many families in the North, Sirkku’s family had a deep knowledge of the healing properties of the local plants. She would go picking fresh berries with her family in the summer which would later be used to make juices that would help them through winters and flu seasons, thanks to their great vitamin and antioxidant content.

Later when Sirkku had already moved to Germany and was visiting her childhood home in Lapland, she had an idea. She would utilize the same Arctic plants and berries which were a big part of her childhood to create a unique natural cosmetics product line. She was already working in the cosmetics industry in Germany so she knew how biotechnology could be combined with the Arctic plants – and also what kind of features customers were looking for from their cosmetics products. She knew that some of the world’s most effective ingredients come from the Nordic nature, nurtured by the clean air, ground and water.

She contacted Nina Stenberg, who also shares the same deep respect for the Finnish nature, to help to make her vision come to life. Together they set out to help women all over the world to feel good in their skin with the help of the Arctic plants. The brand’s motto "True to its wilderness" reflects their soulscape, the untouched Finnish wilderness where you can truly feel the healing powers of nature.

The harsh nature gives exceptionally effective ingredients

The plants and berries used in the INARI products grow under extreme conditions in Arctic nature. In the north the winters are long and dark and summers short yet full of light, thanks to the Midnight sun which provides sunlight 24 hours a day from May to August. In the summer the Arctic plants absorb as much sunlight, energy and nutrients as possible to survive the harsh winter, which makes them grow fiercely during the summer months. This is why the plants and berries also grow extremely rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, as it helps them to protect themselves against the long winter. The Arctic plants have proven to be extremely useful consumed internally as well as externally in skincare products.

The INARI skincare line is based on six plants grown in Northern Finland which INARI has named as Arctic blend. Arctic blend contains the following plants and berries:

  • Chaga mushroom grows on birch trees in colder climates. Chaga is a superior source of antioxidants. It also contains betulin which is known for its anti-inflammatory effects.
  • Roseroot, also known as the ginseng of the North, contains plenty of flavonoids which function as antioxidants.
  • Pine bark extract is also rich in strong antioxidants. Pine bark extract products are very popular in the North, proving that it is one of the most valued ingredients the Nordic nature has to offer.
  • Bilberry, the smaller and tastier cousin of blueberry, contains plenty of flavonoids with powerful antioxidant effects which help to protect the cells from damage caused by sun exposure, pollution and aging.
  • Lingonberry is a tart berry which contains vitamin E and alpha linoleic acid, a fatty acid important for the skin.
  • Cloudberry is an amber-colored berry which grows in swamps. Cloudberry is particularly rich in vitamins C and E.

Cloudberries are rich in vitamins C and E.

Cloudberry is the most expensive and valued wild berry in Finland.

The effectiveness of the INARI products is based on the high antioxidant level of the Arctic blend. As seen above, Arctic blend contains a great amount of antioxidants which help to protect the skin from free radicals, prevent the signs of aging and boost the synthesis of collagen and hyaluronic acid which keeps the skin soft and smooth.

The INARI Arctic Beauty skincare line includes the following products:

INARI recently relaunched its product line with a new packaging design for the six products, further reflecting its values and identity. The new outer packaging is made of 100 % recycled paper and comes in dark colors, presenting a contrast to the white product bottles. The contrasting colors are inspired by the mystical and wild Nordic nature, where the roots of the brand lie.

The INARI Arctic Beauty products are now available in our selection for everyone who wishes to feel the healing power of the Finnish nature. Get to know the selection here!

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INARI Arctic Beauty Rejuvenating Eye Cream
INARI Arctic Beauty Rejuvenating Eye Cream
Rejuvenating Eye Cream is suitable for all skin types. Vegan, natural and sustainable. Formulated with Arctic Botanical Complex, this cream awakens the eye area and provides an instant lift. Flavonoids work to reduce dark circles whilst beta-glucans support cell renewal for smoother, energised skin. Intensely hydrating Hyaluronic Acid in three different molecular weights (HMW, LWM, VLMW) helps to retain elasticity, as fatty acids and oils rich in vitamins C and E lock in moisture and soothe the delicate skin. Potent plant extracts aid collagen production, whilst a combination of natural biopolymer structures stimulate an immediate tightening effect for a brighter, revitalised appearance. Benefits Immediate tightening - White Acacia Bark extract combined with natural biopolymers sink into the skin and tighten the surface immediately, smoothing the skin in the eye area. Brightening - Roseroot extract and Bilberry Leaf extract contain flavonoids that with prolonged use reduce the appearance of dark circles. Smoothing - Infused with Finland's most refined Oat oil (comparable in effectiveness to the well-known Argan oil) that is packed with omega 6 and vitamin E– vital care factors for ageing skin. Firming - Schisandra Berry extract - one of the most important medicinal plants of Traditional Chinese Medicine - helps to improve firmness by activating collagen production. Beta-glucans support skin renewal, plumping and reducing wrinkles and fine lines. Application Apply a pea-sized amount on your ring finger; this small amount is enough for both eyes. Gently tap the cream from the inner corner underneath your eye to your brow bone, avoiding the moving part of the eyelid. Be careful not to pull or stretch the delicate skin. For most visible results use in the morning and evening.
76.30 €
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INARI Arctic Beauty Moisture Boost
INARI Arctic Beauty Moisture Boost
Nourishing moisturiser for dehydrated skin. Suitable for all skin types. Vegan, natural and sustainable. Infused with a signature Arctic Botanical Complex, this quick-absorbing moisturiser helps to repair and prepare skin for the day ahead. Antioxidants help to diminish fine lines and offer protection against ageing pollutants, whilst polyphenols work to address hyperpigmentation for a brighter appearance. Potent plant oils moisturise and play a vital role in strengthening the skin's barrier alongside Hyaluronic Acid in three dif-ferent molecular weights for immediate and long-lasting hydration. Benefits Regenerating - Beta-glucans, vitamin E and omega fatty acids help stimulate the collagen repair, ensuring regenerated and firmer skin. Protective - Protects against external aggressions like pollution, wind, cold and blue light. Polyphe-nols and antioxidants defend against UV-damage while Pine bark reduces inflammation and red-ness. Moisturising - Hyaluronic Acid in low and high molecular weights intensely hydrate the skin throughout the day. The lower weight molecules penetrate the top layer, bringing essential hydra-tion to the deeper level while higher molecular weights stay on the epidermis, providing immediate hydration and protection. Lingonberry Seed Oil and Shea Butter further reinforce the skin's barrier function and lock in moisture. Brightening – Powerful Arctic Roseroot extract and Bilberry Leaf extract contain antioxidant flavo-noids which fight against and prevent hyperpigmentation. With a prolonged used, they have been proven to gently even the skin tone. Application Apply one pump into your palm after cleansing. For optimal results, use every day and apply Lifting Serum before Moisture Boost to seal in additional nutrients and hydration. Tap a small amount to cheeks, forehead and chin and then gently massage the cream in circular mo-tions, leaving your neck and decollete area last.
83.30 €
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INARI Arctic Beauty Sleeping Cream
INARI Arctic Beauty Sleeping Cream
Nourishing night time moisturiser. Suitable for all skin types.Vegan, natural and sustainable. Infused with a restorative Arctic Botanical complex, this all-encompassing night cream supports extensive overnight skin repair. The highly concentrated blend of six Nordic plant- and mushroom extracts is packed with antioxidants and adaptogens, working in perfect synergy to aid collagen production for a smoother, firmer, healthier complexion. Anti-inflammatory properties soothe and help to restore the skin while you sleep. Formulated with Hyaluronic Acid in three different molecular weights, the cream delivers essential cellular-level hydration for a refreshed and awakened appearance. Benefits Regenerating - Beta-glucans, vitamin E and omega fatty acids help stimulate the collagen repair, ensuring regenerated and firmer-looking skin. Anti-inflammatory - A high concentration of powerful anti-inflammatory omega-6 fatty acids from the hop, magnolia and wild-harvested Arctic plants calms and soothe the skin. Multi-level hydration - Hydrating and plumping natural ingredients, including Hyaluronic Acid in three different molecular weights, are ideal for combating Transepidermal Water loss (TEWL). The low weight molecules of HA hydrate the deeper levels while high weight molecules seal it in and provide moisture to the epidermis. Squalene and the organic Shea butter enhance hydration and improve elasticity. Smoothing - Vitamins A, E and C in Cloudberry are vital for maintaining healthy skin. Essential fatty acids strengthen the skin's barrier helping to build strong cell membranes that reduce the visible signs of ageing. Application Apply one pump into your palm after cleansing. For optimal results, use every night and apply Lifting Serum before Sleeping Cream to seal in additional nutrients and hydration. Tap a small amount to cheeks, forehead and chin and then gently massage the cream in circular motions, leaving your neck and decollete area last. Usage tip; For the extra need for nourishment and protection, Sleeping Cream can also be used during day time to shield against harsh cold temperatures.
83.30 €
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INARI Arctic Beauty Water Cream
INARI Arctic Beauty Water Cream
Deeply hydrating light-weight moisturiser. Suitable for all skin types, ideal for oily skin. Vegan, natural and sustainable. Formulated with a signature Arctic Botanical Complex, this low oil fluid-cream drenches the skin with essential hydration. Rejuvenating plant extracts work in synergy to support cell renewal and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Antioxidants and polyphenols address hyperpigmentation while helping to neutralise damaging free radicals. Plant-derived Hyaluronic Acid in three different molecular weights offers intense hydration while aiding cellular-level delivery of vitamins C and E. Benefits Multi-level hydration – Actively hydrating Hyaluronic Acid in three different molecular weights is ideal for combating Transepidermal Water loss (TEWL). The low weight molecules of HA hydrate the deeper levels while high weight molecules seal the moisture in and provide hydration to the epidermis. Squalene and the organic Shea butter enhance hydration and improve elasticity. Brightening - Roseroot extract and Bilberry Leaf extract contain a high percentage of antioxidant flavonoids that gently evens the skin tone and helps to reduce hyperpigmentation. Restoring - Vitamins A, E and C and abundance of omega-6 and -3 fatty acids in Cloudberries detoxify and slow down the progress of signs of ageing on the skin. With prolonged use, you will notice a visible tightening and decrease of depth in fine lines and wrinkles. Regenerating - Beta-glucans, vitamin E and essential fatty acids penetrate the skin to the level of fibroblasts supporting skin renewal, synthesis of collagen, plumping the skin. Application Apply one pump into your palm after cleansing. For optimal results, use every day and apply Lifting Serum before Water Cream to seal in additional nutrients and hydration. Tap a small amount to cheeks, forehead and chin and then gently massage the fluid-cream in circular motions, leaving your neck and decollete area last.
83.30 €
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INARI Arctic Beauty Lifting Serum
INARI Arctic Beauty Lifting Serum
Renewing lightweight facial serum. Suitable for all skin types. Vegan, natural and sustainable. Formulated with highly effective antioxidants and vitamins C and E, this lightweight serum supports active skin renewal to diminish signs of ageing. The signature complex of six Arctic botanicals works in perfect synergy to nourish the skin and helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for a plumper, firmer complexion. Hyaluronic Acid in three different molecular weights offers intense hydration in multiple levels, whilst enhancing the absorption of vital antioxidants for deeper cellular level-protection. Benefits Regenerating - Beta-glucans in Chaga mushroom and the blend of potent antioxidants supports skins renewal process, synthesis of collagen replenishing your skin. Brightening - Rose Root and Bilberry leaf are efficient natural protectors and contain a high percentage of antioxidant flavonoids that are anti-inflammatory and neutralise redness. Smoothing - Vitamins A, E and C in Cloudberry are vital for maintaining healthy skin. Essential fatty acids strengthen the skin's barrier helping to build strong cell membranes to slow down visible signs of ageing. Intense hydration - Hyaluronic acid in three different molecular weights and Lingonberry seed oil helps to hydrate and retain moisture for healthier, plumper skin. Application Apply serum after cleansing and always before the moisturiser to seal in all of the serum's nutritious qualities. Pat one pump of serum to your face, neck and decollate in the morning and evening. After patting the product gently into your skin, smooth it out with outward swipes.
101.50 €
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INARI Arctic Beauty Hydration Cleanser
INARI Arctic Beauty Hydration Cleanser
Balancing cleansing emulsion. Suitable for all skin types. Vegan, natural and sustainable. Infused with Arctic-derived vitamins C and E rich botanicals, this velvety cleanser refreshes skin for a radiant appearance. Lightweight oils retain the softness and essential moisture, illuminating the skin along with brightening Nordic Rose Root extract. Omega-rich fatty-acids soothe and support a healthy complexion as plant-derived amino acids gently open pores, removing dirt, impurities and make-up. Benefits Clearing - Plant-derived amino acids clean the skin leaving it soft and radiant. The pores are opened and perfectly prepared to absorb all the nutrients that follow. Brightening - Rose Root extract contains antioxidant flavonoids that brighten and help to even the skin tone. Rejuvenating - Vitamins A, E and C in Cloudberry are vital for maintaining healthy skin. Full of omegas these powerhouse berries detoxify, strengthen the immune system and slow down the appearance of the signs of ageing. Soothing - Squalene, Jojoba and Almond oil provide the ideal amount of moisture to keep the skin soft and healthy. Applications For a longer and more effective cleansing; Dispense 3-4 pumps of the cleanser into your dry palms and massage thoroughly to dry face and neck. Dampen your fingers and emulsify the cleanser by massaging it in circular motions resulting in a light foam. Rinse Hydration Cleanser with lukewarm water. For a quicker version: Apply the cleanser on to damp skin, gently massage in and rinse thoroughly.
41.30 €

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