Irene Forte Lavender Face Cream with Glutathione proved to offer potent antioxidant properties in the brand’s scientific trials: It delays cell damage to reduce signs of aging, increases moisture levels and helps lighten dark spots.
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'Upcycling is essential to create a circular economy, which is based on the principles of designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems,’ says Irene Forte, founder of the eponymous skin-care brand, who uses upcycled ingredients like olive seed oil and red grape skin—utilizing all parts of the fruits—in her line. ‘This is the only way to have a sustainable future.'
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After buffing your lips smooth, you'll be ready for a lip mask or treatment to beat the cold weather, and the most effective products have helpful ingredients like Vitamin E, hyaluronic acid, and antioxidants. For an everyday lip balm, you might go with Pistachio Lip Balm from Irene Forte.
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Vying to achieve Irene's flawless skin? This powerhouse product uses hibiscus seed extracts to mimic wrinkle-softening technology, and green pea to boost collagen production.
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With three different molecular weights of hyaluronic acid, this serum instantly plumps skin and smooths the look of fine lines and wrinkles. It’s ideal for all skin types, but it’s geared especially towards skin that’s dry, dehydrated or mature.
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When in Italy! This Italian-made night cream is a breakthrough formula containing Myoxinol™, plus, it’s extracted from hibiscus seeds and acts just like your favorite injectable to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
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I don’t like toners, but this toner is unbelievable. It’s so good. It has no carbon footprint – it has completely sustainable packaging; the glass is blown in Italy. The ingredients are grown in Italy on Irene’s farms. The lab is in Italy, the boxes are recycled and printed with plant-based ink and also made in Italy. And, she has made it all refillable. People now love it even more because she has clinicals to back up results. The toner is just really nice and hydrating, not stripping, which is better for an older customer.
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This luxurious oil is a treat for the senses and one that makes your daily body moisturizing feel more like a pampering ritual, rather than a chore. The delicate blend of orange blossom and pistachio gives the oil a supremely balanced scent that is instantly calming. It’s formulated with a cocktail of ultra-conditioning, skin-loving oils including jojoba, pistachio, olive, orange blossom, and grapeseed, which hydrate the heck out of skin. There’s not a trace of stickiness as this silky formula absorbs into skin, turning any trace of dry, flakiness into smooth, hydrated gorgeousness.
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Christmas is a time for treating others to things that they wouldn't likely buy themselves, and this pricey - but oh-so wonderful - lip balm is the perfect example.
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If your hands feel dry and parched during the cold-weather months, use this high-quality hand cream. Made with jojoba oil, hyaluronic acid, and powerful vitamins, this paraben-free hand cream delivers hydration where your skin needs it most.
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Douse yourself in Irene Forte’s Hibiscus Serum, which promises visible wrinkle reduction with a hibiscus seed–derived compound that acts like a natural injectable.
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Bow down, Botox: achieving younger looking skin doesn’t require a needle or a treatment. Holistic beauty, as it turns out, is the key – and the secret lies in ingredients grown in Sicily.
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Hibiscus Night Cream results showed a 12% reduction in deep forehead lines and results continued to improve even at three months, showing that it was not just a superficial hydrating effect.
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Irene Forte Skincare Helichrysum Toner voted top picks in skincare for 2022. A regenerating toner to hydrate and help minimize the signs of aging.
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This silky, indulgent cream uses organic white wine from Sicily along with hyaluronic acid, beech bud, and a bevy of omega-rich oils to saturate skin with moisture without weighing it down, all while leaving behind an elegant, subtly fruity fragrance. The luxe, hefty glass packaging is a stunning—and recyclable—addition to any vanity.
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While most people will apply lotion once they step out of a shower or a bath, many forget the magic of oil. After you soak in your bath, gently pat yourself dry before applying this omega-rich oil from Irene Forte. It’s made with sunflower, olive, and avocado oils, with the just-right amount of wild rose for a subtle, alluring scent.
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Irene is as serious about sustainability as she is about the clinical quality control. She has legitimate plaudits to show for the work: last January, Irene Forte Skincare was awarded B Corp certification, garnering a score of 99.5 on the B Impact Assessment (the pass rate is 80).
There’s a really great skin-care brand that smells orgasmic from an Italian woman named Irene Forte. Talk about genius packaging—she has these beautiful bottles made of stone and marble. Her line is really cool because she worked with this Italian woman who has been studying this for decades and is a natural scientist of skin care. They have this serum…you put it on your skin, and you feel like you’re in a botanical garden and you’re the lead orchid of the orchestra in the botanical garden. I don’t know how else to describe it! It makes your skin so luminous and tight. It is one of my favorites currently. You have to try it.
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Hibiscus Serum brightens my face and feels like a whisper on the skin—ideal, since I hate the feeling of too much of anything on my face—and carries just a hint of natural fragrance.
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This serum is an indulgent moment in your skincare ritual. Dispense the product into your hands while massaging it into your skin from the chest upwards in circular motions. The hibiscus-derived antioxidants give the skin a lifted effect while filling in lines and wrinkles.
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I recently discovered this hyaluronic acid set by Irene Forte. I can feel my skin soaking the liquid up. And hey have a lovely, slightly oily (in a good way) consistency, which I just love.
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This incredibly luxe serum comes in a sleek gray stone bottle that looks gorgeous on my bathroom counter - but it's the triple-weight hyaluronic acid formula inside that really counts. I apply it morning and night, and it makes my skin feel significantly softer and more hydrated after each application. The gel-like consistency skinks in quickly and instantly leaves my skin feeling refreshed.
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With a delicious combination of aloe, shea, rose and sweet-almond oil, your skin will feel baby-soft after washing your face with this luxe milk cleanser.
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Everything about Irene Forte Skincare is a joy: the formulas feel satisfyingly sensorial, the scent is subtle but soothing (and suitable for the skin) and as for the ingredients? They've been hand selected for their effectiveness.
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Make every day a spa day with Irene Forte's mind-massaging Orange Blossom Body Oil.
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This lip smackingly good launch from Irene Forte takes inspiration from the brand's founders Italian roots putting pistachio front and centre. It combines buttery shea, wild mango, vitamin E and omega-rich olive oil and borage seed oil for a truly nourishing formula.
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It's amazing how pampered anyone can feel day or night when they have the night skin care products oh hand. Irene Forte's kit includes the brand's hero formulations and it's chock-full of cleansers, cream, masks, serums, toners and more. The products are free of mineral oil and are vegan and certified safe for sensitive skin.
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For next-level hydration turn to this luxe serum-oil formulation with 30 per cent stablised vitamin E which gets to work softening and smoothing dry skin instantly. The results speak for themselves as our tester's parched skin would drink up the blend every evening and after using it for two weeks solid was left with amazingly soft and supple skin.
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We wish more brands would take a hint from Irene Forte's Pistachio Lip Balm and include pistachio oil in their lip treatments, too. It's one of several oils in the formula that provide nourishing omega fatty acids - the others being olive, borage seed and sweet almond oils - and if that weren't enough, shea and mango butters offer a moisturising barrier between your lips and icky environment damage.
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I love how the beautiful ingredients really make the formula sing and a total pleasure to use, plus it leaves my skin feeling immediately more supple and plump.
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Oily skin gets a proper cleanse thanks to apricot seed powder in this deeply purifying exfoliator. Unlike most rinse-off exfoliators, this one works best when left on for five minutes. Skin is left hydrated, smoothed and free of dead skin cells.
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A newcomer to Net-a-Porter's Net Sustain collection, which highlights brands that adhere to one of eight sustainability standards, while the blend of olive, avocado, and sweet almond oils help seal in that moisture.
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My skin is dry and dehydrated no matter the season #goals. This miracle toner really works at aiding in hydration. I apply the product to a small cotton ball and wipe it all over my face to nourish my skin and minimise signs of aging.
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Colder months can wreak havoc on your skin, leaving it tight and dry. To keep yours at its comfortable best, reach for this hydrating hyaluronic acid serum by Irene Forte Skincare - its formulations draw on 35 years of research.
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Forte's Prickly Pear Face Cream is an age-defence hero. Certified vegan and using naturally derived alternatives to chemical additives, harsh surfactants and preservatives, it efficiently hydrates, smooths and revitalises mature, dry and very dehydrated skin.
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As soon as I get to my hotel room, I exfoliate and apply this mask [Pistachio Face Mask]. Creamy and deeply nourishing, it puts back whatever the cabin air took out. It's handmade in Italy using locally sourced ingredients, including hydrating avocado, pistachio, and pumpkin and olive oils, and can also be left on overnight.
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Irene Forte’s hydrating Aloe Vera Face cream comprising Vitamin B5, Hyaluronic Acid, and Aloe Vera, is clinically proven to increase skin hydration. The Olive and Avocado Oil, along with Shea Butter will restore your natural skin barrier to help preserve moisture. It is comprised of natural ingredients, making this product suitable for all skin types but particularly good for dehydrated and dry skin. Other active ingredients such as Jojoba Oil and Vitamin E protect the skin and combat against visible signs of aging. This moisturizer will have your skin looking (and feeling) dewy and healthy in no time!
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We could all do with a little of Irene Forte's Hibiscus Serum. Jam-packed with active ingredients, its unique combination of Green Pea Polypeptides and Myoxinol™ (extracted from hibiscus seed) helps boost collagen and elastin to visibly reduce even deep forehead lines. It also includes our favorite hydrating hero, hyaluronic acid to plump the skin and protect its natural moisture barrier.
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This cream delivers visible wrinkle reduction that's more and more noticeable the longer it's used for. Packed with loads of nourishing ingredients, it's a top-tier night cream.
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In this vegan formula, it's [pistachio oil] is combined with barrier-fortifying pumpkin seed and avocado oils and antioxidant rich olive oil and rice fractions to hydrate and plump the skin.
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This lightweight cream is enriched with aloe vera, olive oil and vitamin E to nourish skin.
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I recently discovered this hyaluronic acid set by Irene Forte. I can feel my skin soaking the liquid up. And they have a lovely, slightly oily (in a good way) consistency, which I just love. - Anna-Lisa Yabsley, Executive Director of Content Strategy
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We love this brand's commitment to eco-beauty. The moisturiser is creamy, rich and packed with organic nutritional skincare benefits; one application keeps skin looking youthful and feeling hydrated throughout the day - Attracta Beauty Judges
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This is gentle cream cleansing and skin luxury in one. The fragrance is really subtle but so lovely and leaves your skin feeling clean and refreshed without drying or tightening at all. It's great for all skin types but good to know that if you have sensitive skin this will work for your too.
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It smells like absolute heaven in a bottle, with nourishing ingredients ranging from sweet almond oil, jojoba oil, pistachio oil, grapeseed oil, apricot oil, vitamin E, sunflower oil, calendula flower and of course the namesake, orange blossom oil.
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This luxury eye cream is packed with great ingredients so it's no wonder that after a couple applications, your skin begins to look and feel refreshed.
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For our part, we can recommend the Pistachio Lip Balm and the White Wine-based body cream, two products that will make you feel an incomparable charm to the touch.
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Dr Ferri has run a number of studies illustrating that the effectiveness of many natural active ingredients actually diminishes when it goes beyond a certain percentage in a formula. So, we believe in putting the precise amount to deliver the most effective benefits while avoiding harmful side effects, and don’t believe in putting in a higher percentage just for marketing purposes. We advocate the concept of psico-cosmesi, meaning that what we put on our skin benefits us emotionally and thus physically. The organoleptic properties of a product are vital to achieve this. - Irene Forte
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We love the entire line, but one of our favorites is this hydrating cream that refreshes and softens skin with Sicilian organic white wine, hyaluronic acid, pro-vitamin B5, and Beech Bud help hydrate and condition.
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Irene Forte's approach to skincare is pretty simple - she uses only the best organic ingredients. Take the sculpting blackcurrant body oil, for example, which combines vitamin E, blackcurrant, olive and grapeseed to tone and nourish the skin - plus, the oil smells heavenly too.
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Irene Forte Age Defying Almond Eye Cream is a light textured vegan-friendly cream that contains omega-rich sweet almond, olive and avocado oils to soothe and moisturise. The Aloe Vera calms, while niacinamide brightens and Panthenol B5 and hyaluronic acid retain moisture for refreshing eye contours.
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Growing from strength to strength, Irene Forte are the luxury Italian skincare brand paving their path to becoming greener. The products have had an eco-makeover and will now be housed in recycled glass with an elegant stone finish, and the best part is the products are also refillable!
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"After the first application, my skin looked bright and glowing and some of my fine lines around my eyes seemed to have faded. I have redness on my cheeks and nose; the mask even seemed to even the redness out on my face."
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"For us, every day is Earth Day," says Irene Forte, the founder of Irene Forte Skincare, which uses ingredients from organically cultivated crops as well as upcycled components from plant-based leftovers. "I think we were one of the first beauty brands to do sustainable luxury," she adds. "We set about using ingredients from our organic farm in Sicily to produce natural, plant-based formulations inspired by a Mediterranean diet."
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A trailblazer in the luxury sphere is Irene Forte, whose eponymous natural ingredients, grown on a dedicated organic farm in Sicily. Now her prestige skincare brand, which already uses recycled glass and boxes, has partnered with the UK-based sustainability company First Mile in an effort to make its packaging even more eco-friendly.
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With Sicilian organic white wine no less, plus hyaluronic acid, olive oil and a plethora of other vegan ingredients homegrown in Sicily, it feels good for you and is all-natural at the same time, plus the sustainable ceramic packaging is dreamy.
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Sustainability has always been at the core of everything Irene Forte does, but now the skincare brand is going one step further. This Earth Day, the Italian business - founded by 'Green Hero' Irene Forte - is announcing the launch of refillable packaging and a brand new recycling programme to begin in June.
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Give yourself some TLC with this soothing, balancing potion.
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For a formula you know will truly care for your lips, and with clean ingredients too, you can enjoy the richness of shea and mango butters, olive, pistachio and sweet almond oils. It’s as intensely nourishing as it is lavish.
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The perfect blend between luxury and natural, Forte dubs it “The Mediterranean diet for your skin” and brings the best of farm to face beauty to each product with ingredients grown on the family’s organic farm in Sicily. Inside this super serum you’ll find organic olive oil, green tea, hibiscus, rose water, witch hazel alongside hyaluronic acid, peptides, and ceramides to fight ageing and sagginess while protecting and hydrating.
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This award-winning rose face oil is the perfect at-home facial partner. A powerful blend of nutrient-rich oils, including Wild Rose, Avocado, Sweet Almond, Sunflower and Olive, it hydrates, smooths and protects.
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I'm relaxing with Irene Forte’s Pistachio Face Mask: rich, moisturising and good enough to eat (don’t, though).
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After an eye cream that actually works? Look no further. With Irene Forte's cream, a combination of almond, olive and avocado oils work to refresh your under eyes and reduce the appearance of dark circles and fine lines, while the inclusion of aloe vera helps to soothe tired complexions and hyaluronic acid draws moisture to the most dehydrated skin.
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The organic fruit and seed oils plus wild rose leaves skin silky and delicately scented for hours.
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Packed with vitamins, fatty acids and antioxidants, Forte’s Prickly Pear Face Cream is an age-defence hero. Certified vegan, and using naturally derived alternatives to chemical additives, harsh surfactants and preservatives, it efficiently hydrates, smoothes and revitalises mature, dry and very dehydrated skin. An active blend of prickly pear, anti-ageing super-ingredient hyaluronic acid and hibiscus peptides tackle the visible appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
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While being whisked off to Italy is out of the question, this luxurious hamper will make your vita a little more dolce in no time. There’s a selection of Irene Forte’s sublime (and sustainable) skincare products and ingredients from the lovely Lina Stores—plus a Mediterranean-inspired dinner menu for two created by Venice-based chef and author, Skye McAlpine. To top things off, there’s a bottle of the Delevingne sisters’ delicious creation, Della Vite Prosecco.
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Why not dine in and pamper yourself this Valentine’s Day? Irene Forte has teamed up with society’s favourite food aficionado, Skye McAlpine, to create a luxurious hamper, bringing together the very best of her skincare with a divine Italian feast. The chic basket holds Irene Forte’s staple beauty products (a gorgeous vanilla hand cream and a pistachio face mask in full size) and ingredients to perfect an exquisite Italian three course meal of fresh bruschetta, spaghetti (with Lina Stores fresh pasta) and a rich chocolate dessert. Washed down with prosecco, it’s perfect as a gift, or a divine way to celebrate with your loved one.
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This extremely rich mask lasted me for months and leaves my skin feeling ever so moisturised and plump, I alternate this with exfoliating masks to show my skin a bit of love. The pot feels so luxe though I’m going to have to find another use for it now it's empty!
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Irene Forte's 'Mediterranean' skincare line uses a variety of superfoods which provide the skin with a powerful mix of vitamins, fatty acids and antioxidants.
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I'm addicted to the Irene Forte Hibiscus Night Cream.
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Irene Forte Skincare is formulated with active ingredients grown in Sicily on their organic farm, with all outer packaging made from 100% recycled fibres with vegetable and soya-based inks.
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This heavenly scented cream mask uses lavender and rosemary water to both calm and purify the skin. Plus, it’s filled with hyaluronic acid for plumped and glowing results.
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We defy you to find someone who won’t be able to resist this highly addictive pistachio buttery lip balm by Irene Forte. A bestselling formula for a very good reason, designed to boost moisture levels, define the lip area and truly soften the skin, so you can expect supple, deeply moisturised and chap-free lips instantly.
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Imagine falling head first in a rose bush and being enveloped by the incredible scent, this is exactly how it feels every time you apply this nourishing high-grade rose oil.
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Without a shadow of a doubt, this is the nicest body care I have ever used. Sublimely scented with a mixture of orange blossom and pistachio, it's designed to promote calm and made me look forward to bedtime every night when I could lavish my limbs with this easily absorbed oil. It left no stickiness, just supremely soft skin that was very dry after weeks of fake tan usage.
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My skin feels refreshed and well cared for when massaged in. After a few weeks of use, my complexion is even, free from impurities and radiates from the inside. A fantastic product that is well worth the money!
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Handily portioned up into individual daily doses, you can't go wrong with applying Irene Forte's high-tech hyaluronic acid vials. The best bit? They're under 100mls each which means they're carry on luggage-friendly and ideal for a mid-flight facial.
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Each product in the natural skincare line is created with ingredients grown on the organic farm at Rocco Forte Hotels’ Verdura Resort in Sicily, essentially acting like a shot of Mediterranean sunshine. Irene Forte’s Hibiscus Night Cream combines hibiscus with antioxidant-rich green peas and olive oil fractions, naturally high in squalene, to smooth and nourish the skin, while minimising the appearance of fine lines and creases.
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...described as a Mediterranean diet for the skin because the ingredients are sourced from farms in Sicily - anything that gives us a little taste of Italy right now and we are sold! We know this is a pricy oil but it smells like absolute heaven in a bottle, with nourishing ingredients ranging from sweet almond oil, jojoba oil, olive oil, pistachio oil, grapeseed oil, apricot oil, vitamin E, sunflower oil, calendula flower and of course the namesake, orange blossom oil. On top of hydrating the skin, this formula is also designed to promote a sense of calm.
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The natural look with no filter!
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[All Irene Forte Skincare products are made] with organic ingredients from the brand’s Verdura Resort in Sicily. The Hotel Amenity Set includes the apricot shower gel, prickly pear shampoo, almond conditioner, and citrus body cream used in the rooms.
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The bottle is made from recycled glass and all outer packaging is made from 100 per cent recycled fibres with vegetable and soya-based inks, so it’s a win on that front. Hibiscus is apparently known as nature’s Botox, and this serum sank in quickly and left my skin feeling dewy and soft to the touch, but not sticky. There was a brief but intense tingling feeling, which reassured me it was actively working, and it felt luxurious. Yes, please.
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This is the perfect pick-me-up during this strange time of life. Sunflower, sweet almond, olive and jojoba oils replenish and support the skin's barrier against environmental stress for soothing hydration...It's the perfect way to condition, soften and protect dry hands. It's vegan, cruelty-free, and in sustainable packaging. Infused with calendula and aloe leaf juice, and free from nasties, you can't go wrong.
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My personal favourite is the Orange Blossom Body Oil, which has a light texture and sinks into the skin easily.
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Irene Forte's new made-in-Sicily skincare line delivers the perfect balance of spa vibes and real results. This jam-textured formula contains plant enzymes to lightly resurface dead skin cells, alongside apricot seed powder and aloe juice. If spa-like scents are your thing, you'll be obsessed.
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A consistent bestseller, this creamy mask sees barrier-fortifying pistachio and deeply hydrating olive steeped in a soothing base of aloe. It's rich, luxurious, and will leave skin looking incredibly well hydrated.
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This heavenly-scented cream mask uses lavender and rosemary water to both calm and purify skin. Plus it's filled with hyaluronic acid for plumped and glowing results.
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This lightweight, milky eye cream combines calming aloe and organic plant oils with a touch of niacinamide and retinyl palmitate to brighten and renew. It's a perfect balance of spa-like luxury and impressive efficacy.
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A consistent bestseller, this creamy mask sees barrier-fortifying pistachio and deeply hydrating olive steeped in a soothing base of aloe. It's rich, luxurious, and will leave skin looking incredibly well hydrated.
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The clean beauty brand has just launched their Lemon Toner which contains a fermented blend of nutrient-rich red grape, wheat bran, apple and zesty lemon extracts. A couple of wipes and the skin looks brighter and feels quenched.
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"What is special about the Mediterranean lifestyle is that it's all about high quality ingredients and freshness. It’s not about a faddy diet or a quick fix, it’s something that promotes longevity,” she explains. “I think in a very similar way about skincare, in that I don’t believe in ingredients that are particularly harsh, or that are going to completely change the pH of your skin.” Irene’s approach towards beauty is holistic, and she considers a healthy lifestyle an essential part of any skincare routine.
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Vegan beauty is here to stay, and these glass hyaluronic acid ampoules would make an excellent addition to your sustainable skincare shelf. Using highly concentrated ingredients kept fresh for maximum efficacy, they’re the perfect solution for travelling and skin re-hydration on the go. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally-occurring molecule which retains water in the skin for a plumping effect. Each vial will maximise the efficiency of your moisturiser, leaving skin bright, hydrated and glowing.
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Combining the powerful ingredients of Irene Forte Skincare with the convenience and expertise of the Skinned app, Irene Forte Facials are now available at home, at a time and place suitable for every client. Facialist and skincare expert, Desi Valentine, will be offering both the Age-Defying and Deep Cleansing Irene Forte Skincare Facials from the comfort of your own home!
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Perfect for weekends away or to trial some of the brand's products, this bag of Irene Forte goodies contains everything from a mini serum to an eye cream, all for under £5.
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The star ingredient in this serum is hibiscus, which Forte sources from Sicily and considers the “Botox of plants.” Hibiscus extract works as an antioxidant and a peptide all in one for skin protection, and blends with skin-nourishing ceramides, moisturizing hyaluronic acid and rose water, and olive oil for one mighty serum that delivers hydration and a smooth complexion.
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Want to pamper your partner this winter? This nourishing oil includes wild rose and omega-rich natural oils including sunflower, olive and avocado. It will leave your skin feeling super soft and she'll have you to thank.
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The Irene Forte Orange Blossom Body Oil smells incredible- it's uplifting and the aromatherapy benefits will make you say ahhh.
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These vegan, organic vials are formulated to help retain moisture in the skin and boost your skin moisturising efforts.
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The Lemon Toner by Irene Forte Skincare makes your skin glow.
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Over time, Forte has seen an increasing demand for clean beauty, a need she was inspired to meet when she realized that the marquee ingredients for the skin-care line were available from the organic farm at the band's Sicilian property, at Verdura Resort. The line is made entirely in Italy with many edible ingredients, making it much like a Mediterranean diet for the skin.
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Irene Forte Skincare Orange Blossom Body Oil, is made with orange blossom, jojoba, olive, pistachio and grapeseed oils, and really hydrates skin. It also smells delicious, and, at the time of year when self-care can take a dip, it will certainly perk you up.
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Irene Forte’s products are described as a Mediterranean diet for the skin because the ingredients are sourced from farms in Sicily. This vegan mask gently buffs and remove impurities without causing irritation.
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Rich in organic olive oil, hyaluronic acid, green pea polypeptides, this is housed in glass. This small label promises its plastic lids will all be post-consumer waste.
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We can't live without the Irene Forte Skincare Almond Eye Cream.
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The Apricot Face Peel from Irene Forte is packed full of natural and organic ingredients to deeply exfoliate tired winter complexions, leaving your skin refreshed.
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Containing skin brightening Helichrysum Water, hydrating Hyaluronic Acid, and White Wine to stimulate antioxidative activity in the skin, this powerful toner leaves the skin radiant and noticeably more plump.
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Hyaluronic acid, almond oil and green pea extract nourish and exfoliate while you sleep.
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The Pistachio Face Mask, packed with fruit enzymes, AHAs and pumpkin, it's a powerhouse for brightening skin.
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I really liked this product. It is not like other scrubs- it's much milkier, less sticky- and it feels divine to use, (plus it has a delicious scent). It leaves your skin feeling lovely, in a well-exfoliated, instant-results kind of way.
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After only a couple of applications of this rich mask, skin is brighter, plumper and softer. An ideal mask for the night before the wedding.
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Using ingredients grown on a Sicilian farm in formulations created by a leading organic scientist, the brand offers the perfect blend of pure nature and high science, which I love. Its Brightening Pomegranate Face Mask, Hydrating Aloe Vera Face Cream and Balancing Lavender & Rosemary Foam Cleanser are particular stand-outs for me.
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You know when a product makes your skin feel so smooth that you can't stop touching it? That's what this enzyme-powered peel does after each use, using apple, lemon and grapefruit extracts alongside apricot-seed granules to buff away dead skin cells and reveal a more revitalized complexion. Aloe vera and algae are also included in the formulation to soothe and moisturize, so those with sensitive skin can use it, too.
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Lushly hydrating ingredients and the chic recycled glass pot is to die for. The subtle scent is also a major plus. This is a perfect alternative to more clinical anti-ageing alternatives with a clean and organic ingredients list.
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When hotelier Irene Forte started working on her own skincare line, it was essential to her that she gather most of her ingredients from the organic farms around her family’s Sicilian Verdura resort. What she can’t harness there, she finds local to her skincare lab in northern Italy, where she works with a chemist who ‘was the first to extract melatonin from plants and resveratrol from grapes. And, because Irene still wanted her products to smell luscious, she uses natural fragrances but ‘purifies them in the lab to remove allergens such as linalool and citronella’. Try the Pomegranate Face Mask.
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This ultra-chic and intensely hydrating little pot of prickly pear delight is part of the glamorous Irene Forte’s first skincare collection. The prickly pear is sourced from the family’s organic farm in Sicily.
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It’s considered beauty,” Forte says of the clean, active formula she cheekily refers to as “the Mediterranean diet for skin.” The ingredients are fittingly local: Hand-picked, alpha hydroxy acid-rich orange blossoms; sourced from the sprawling organic farm at the family’s Verdura Resort in Sicily...
After only a couple of applications, I saw the benefits of the vitamin-packed cream. My skin is brighter, plumper and softer.
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They’re extremely thoughtful formulations striking the right balance between delightful textures and the sensory elements and efficacy.
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This luxurious toner may be free of sulphates but it’s full of potent ingredients that are designed to hydrate and soothe. With helichrysum water, healing allantoin and hyaluronic acid as well as white wine extract, it’s a youth-boosting cocktail that’s ideal for mature skin.
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Best Face Mask.
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Billed as “the Mediterranean diet for skin”, the 32-product Irene Forte collection features own-grown olive oil, nuts, herbs and fruit brought together with oligomineral water from Sicily’s Madonie Regional Natural Park… I can recommend the deliciously milky Almond Face Scrub (£69 for 50ml); it gently smooths and nourishes dry complexions using avocado and olive oils in combination with almond and hazelnut granules. Another standout is the Rose Face Oil (£99 for 30ml), whose freshness surprised me; it’s gloriously light-feeling but left my skin wonderfully soft.
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The Irene Forte Hyaluronic Acid Serum contains a triple-weight blend that leaves my dry skin seriously soft and moisturized. I've had to stop myself from using it morning and night because I'm so afraid to run out of it.
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To protect and deeply nourish dry hands, apply this jojoba oil and vitamin-infused hand cream, which supports the skin's barrier and defends against environmental aggressors.
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