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MK Editors Picks: The Aesop London Collection

This month we’ve been focusing on skincare. Whether you’re looking to set up a skincare routine from scratch, or upgrade your existing one, we’ve got the advice you need. Aesop have recently released two collections, the London and Boston. Both come packed full with travel-sized variations of some of their most popular products, and most importantly, it’s enough to cater for a whole skincare routine.

We’ve been a lover of Aesop at Mankind for a while now, and we’re sure you would be if you try anything from them. Both collections are suitable for all skin types, and both men and women. You get a selection of skincare, hair care, body care and dental care products that are sure to make you want to repurchase the full-size products.

Aesop: What’s Their Story?

Aesop was established in Melbourne in 1987. They have always aimed to formulate skin, hair and body products that are the highest quality. Aesop research the industry to source the best plant-based and laboratory-made ingredients, that have a proven record of being effective and safe for the skin. The team of skilled chemical scientists work in the Aesop custom-made laboratory to constantly research new product ideas and new product blends.

Why The London Collection?

Everything you need for your skincare routine, the Aesop London Collection is a perfect treat for yourself or as a gift for a friend. The carry case is designed to be durable and hold multiple full-sized products. The case itself feels really high quality and is definitely the kind of bag that you will want to reuse. In true Aesop style, all of the products included in this set are high quality and feel amazing on the skin. Everything smells natural, and doesn’t have a gender-specific fragrance which also makes this a perfect unisex gift.

In the London Collection you get the following products:

  • Classic Shampoo
  • Classic Conditioner
  • Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser
  • Rind Concentrate Body Balm
  • Parsley See Facial Cleanser
  • Parsley See Anti-Oxidant Facial Toner
  • Parsely See Anti-Oxidant Hydration
  • Mouthwash

Can you believe you get all of the above for just £50? All products are the perfect size to get yourself starting with a skincare routine, before investing money. It’s also great if you’re looking for a selection of products to take travelling.

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