My Skincare routine with Antipodes

Antipodes is a brand I have supported for a few years now.  It is one of those brands that once you try the products…you can’t help but love them.  The products are amazing and highly effective, I also love the brand’s vision and ethics.  Their packaging features fully recyclable bottles and aluminum tubes, and 100% biodegradable cardboard from sustainable forests.

Antipodes is a highly innovative scientific organic beauty brand. Its visionary New Zealand founder and director, Elizabeth Barbalich, has built her skincare and makeup company on a cutting-edge combination of the highest quality ingredients from New Zealand nature and raw super-fruit extracts with science and innovation to produce high-tech certified organic and premium formulations.

As a result, Antipodes® is a trailblazer in natural skincare with scientific validation to prove its performance. Her clean certified vegetarian skincare that delivers outstanding results for helping support production of collagen, elastin and antioxidant activity has found favour with women of all ages right around the world.

Antipodes believe strongly in scientific validation and are deeply committed to caring for the Earth. They are a certified organic, carbon zero certified business and all products are officially approved for vegetarians.

Created without compromise to quality, honesty, beauty or the environment, Antipodes offer you sustainable, energy-efficient, high-end skincare.

Antipodes believe in beauty without the use of:

• Genetically modified or engineered (GM or GE) ingredients
• Synthetic fillers or silicon derived ingredients
• Artificial colours or artificial fragrances
• Sodium Lauryl Sulphates
• Mineral oils
• Petrochemicals
• Animal ingredients (except honey and beeswax from living bees)
• Parabens; ethyl-, methyl-, propyl-, butyl-.
• Products are not tested on animals

Today I thought I’d share the products currently in my stash and my routine.

Antipodes Hallelujah Lime & Patchouli Organic Cleanser 200ml | £21.99

Antipodes have answered your prayers with a simple yet exotically fragrant certified organic cleanser that’s the perfect preparation for the skin.  Removes impurities, promotes glowing healthy skin, freshens and uplifts. A great way to pamper dehydrated skin. Packed full of organic certified ingredients, it has the exotic scent of somewhere far, far away and leaves skin feeling refreshed.

Antipodes Hallelujah Lime & Patchouli Organic Cleanser

A base of organic avocado oil gently removes impurities while carrot seed oil promotes skin that glows with good health. Highest quality essential oils of lime and patchouli work wonderfully to cleanse, freshen and uplift

Antipodes Hallelujah Lime & Patchouli Organic Cleanser

INGREDIENTS: Aqua (water), glycerin, Persea gratissima (avocado) oil, Macadamia ternifolia (macadamia nut) oil, Buxus chinensis (jojoba seed) oil, wheat straw glycosides, cetearyl alcohol, Daucus carota sativa (carrot seed) oil, Macropiper excelsum (kawakawa leaf) extract, Citrus nobilis (mandarin) oil, Citrus limetta (lime) oil, Pogostemon cablin (patchouli) oil, tocopherol (Vitamin E), gluconolactone, sodium benzoate, calcium gluconate, d-Limonene†, linalool†, citral†. + Component of essential oil

Certified vegetarian by the UK Vegetarian Society

Antipodes Hallelujah Lime & Patchouli Organic Cleanser

I’ve tried the Antipodes Juliet Skin Brightening Gel Cleanser which I absolutely love.  This time around I decided to switch to a creamy cleanser.

It has a lovely creamy texture which is not oily and literally melts into my skin and the scent is truly sublime.  It is fresh and awakening.

The pump dispenser is handy (great for use in the shower too) 1-2 pumps is all I need.  I like to gently massage my face and neck for 1-2 minutes and then rinse with warm water. Sometimes I leave the cleanser on while I shower and then rinse.

This is a great cleanser for my skin which is also dehydrated. I find it doesn’t leave my skin stripped, dry or tight.. my skin feels thoroughly cleansed, comfortable and refreshed.  I use this morning and evening.

Antipodes Reincarnation Facial Exfoliator 75ml | £20.99

Offer your skin a new life with this beautifully effective, extremely gentle facial exfoliator.  Avocado oil and jojoba beads marry to lift away lifeless skin, leaving a fresh complexion that feels reborn.

Antipodes Reincarnation Facial Exfoliator

Healing marigold bloom oil works to nurture and repair. Carrot seed extract helps clear and revitalise your skin’s surface.

Buffs off dead skin cells. Rejuvenates dull complexions. Assists in clearing skin impurities.

Antipodes Reincarnation Facial Exfoliator

INGREDIENTS: Aqua (water), kaolin, Prunus armeniaca (apricot) oil, Buxus chinensis (hydrogenated jojoba) wax, glycerin, glycerol stearate, cetearyl wheat straw glycosides, cetearyl alcohol (coconut derived), titanium dioxide, tocopherol (Vitamin E), Persea gratissima (avocado) oil, Calendula officinalis (marigold flower) oil, Daucus carota sativa (carrot seed) oil, Vitis vinifera (Vinanza Grape® grapeseed) extract, gluconolactone, sodium benzoate, calcium gluconate, essential oil fragrances of cedarwood & sweet orange: d-Limonene†, citral†, linalool†. † Component of essential oil


Certified vegetarian by the UK Vegetarian Society

Antipodes Reincarnation Facial Exfoliator

I tend to stay away from harsh scrubs and this exfoliator is perfect for me!

It comes in a recyclable aluminium tube.  The texture is creamy and contains micro jojoba beads which you can’t really see, however you can feel them on the skin.  It has a subtle orange scent which is lovely.

I use it immediately after cleansing, gently massaging into my skin and then rinsing with warm water.  I follow up with a warm muslin cloth.  It helps gently remove dead skin cells.
My skin looks and feels brighter, smoother and refreshed.   As Antipodes states “For a fresh complexion that feels reborn” 

I like to use it twice a week and I find my skin is better able to absorb products afterwards.

Antipodes Moisture Boost Minis £12

A duo of best-loved Antipodes moisturising products in mini sizes to help you discover the benefits of fresh, moisturised and hydrated skin.

Antipodes devotees can slip these convenient mini sizes into their luggage and leave home with award-winning products that help counteract the skin stress related to travel and environmental aggressors.

Antipodes Moisture boost minis

Antipodes Divine Face Oil 10ml (30ml | £18.99)

Antipodes’ organic face oil is simply out of this world.  A nutrient-rich face oil for fresh, healthy skin. The superior collagen-boosting action of avocado oil helps reduce the appearance of lines, age spots and scars.

Capture rosehip’s high levels of Vitamin A and C and essential fatty acids, plus its known ability to help reduce the appearance of scars and wrinkles.

Antipodes Divine face oil

With its entrancing fragrance of ylang ylang, sweet orange and jasmine your skin will be radiant with good health and feel divine. It’s the ultimate boost for stressed skin!

Antipodes divine face oil

INGREDIENTS: Persea gratissima (avocado) oil*, Macadamia ternifolia (macadamia nut) oil*, Buxus chinensis (jojoba) oil*, Rosa canina (rosehip) oil*, tocopherol (Vitamin E), essential oil fragrances of sweet orange & jasmine: benzyl benzoate†, benzyl salicylate†, citronellol†, D-Limonene†, farnesol†, geraniol†, isoeugenol†, linalool†. † Component of essential oil

*Certified organic ingredient.  Product certified organic by BioGro


This is one my favourite face oils and works well for my combination/dehydrated skin. It is light, non greasy and absorbs well into the skin.  The pipette is handy, I only use 2-3 drops, a little goes a long way.  I use it prior to applying my moisturiser and it helps boost hydration.

Antipodes Vanilla Pod Hydrating Day Cream 15ml (60ml | £26.99)

A light but intensive facial day cream with botanical extracts from New Zealand.  Revolutionary antioxidant Vinanza Grape from award-winning Marlborough sauvignon blanc grape seeds keeps your skin healthy and energised.

Antipodes vanilla pod hydrating day cream
Native New Zealand manuka honey has potent anti-blemish properties to help keep skin clear and fresh. Meanwhile, rosehip’s high levels of Vitamin A and C and essential fatty acids help reduce the appearance of scars and wrinkles.
Certified vegetarian by the UK Vegetarian Society
I love this day cream.  The scent is gorgeous..delicate vanilla and mandarin.  It is the perfect balance for my skin..the texture is creamy without being heavy or greasy.  It feels light on my skin but is deeply hydrating.

So after I apply the Divine Face oil, I like to warm up a small amount of this cream in my palms and then gently massage my face and neck.  It absorbs well and helps seal in the moisture, leaving my skin visibly smooth, soft and moisturised.  It is the perfect base when I apply foundation, my skin looks dewy.

Antipodes Joyous Protein-Rich Night Replenish Serum 30ml | £36.99

Rescue dry, damaged skin with this silky night serum. Himalayan goji berry boasts up to 19 amino acids to help optimise your skin’s appearance. Red raspberry seed oil blends with New Zealand blackcurrant, a rich source of essential fats like gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). South Pacific hibiscus flower freshens your complexion, while berry fragrance imparts pure joy.

Antipodes Joyous Protein-Rich Night Replenish Serum 30ml

  • Goji Fruit Extract – a wild harvested berry from the Himalayas, the vibrant goji berry contains up to 19 naturally occurring amino acids, the building blocks of protein.
  • Raspberry Seed Oil  a natural UVA sun-filtration to help protect your skin from sun damage. Organically grown and cold pressed the high levels of Vitamin A give this oil a bright orange colour, and it also boasts beneficial essential fatty acids and Omegas 3 and 6.
  • Blackcurrant Fruit Oil – an antioxidant-rich oil that contains the essential fatty acid GLA. It’s high in Vitamins C and E, and has the ability to absorb and neutralise free radical damage, thereby purifying your skin.

Antipodes Joyous Protein-Rich Night Replenish Serum

INGREDIENTS: Ribes nigrum (blackcurrant) oil, Lycium barbarum (goji berry) extract, Rubus idaeus (raspberry seed) oil, Hibiscus sabdariffa (hibiscus flower) extract, Gandoderma lucidum (Reishi mushroom) extract, essential oil fragrance of blackcurrant: d-Limonene†, geraniol†, linalool†, citronellal†. † Component of essential oil

Certified vegetarian by the UK Vegetarian Society


This is for night-time use and not like your regular ‘serum’.  This one is more oil-based.  The texture is rich and silky and it has a delicious berry scent.
Every night after cleansing my skin, I apply 2-3 drops on my palm and massage into my face and neck using upward strokes.  It has a light, non-greasy feel and absorbs well into my skin.
The directions say ‘follow with your favourite Antipodes moisturiser’, however I skip the moisturiser as I find my skin doesn’t really need it.  My skin feels nourished, silky soft, smooth and hydrated.

Antipodes Saviour Skin Balm Mini 30ml | £14.99

Dramatically reduce dryness and address skin troubles with this all-purpose skin remedy for the whole family. Nature’s richest oils blend with the power-packed anti-blemish properties of Australian tea tree and New Zealand totara, while antioxidant-rich Vinanza Grape from grape seeds optimises your skin’s appearance.

Antipodes saviour skin balm

Helps to: * tend to grazes * rescue dry, cracked skin * save chapped lips * care for skin troubles * protect after shaving * care for baby naturally * erase blemishes * relieve sore muscles * hydrate skin in-flight * ease sunburn * treat feet

Antipodes Saviour skin balm

INGREDIENTS: Ricinus communis (castor seed) oil, Limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) oil, Helianthus annuus (sunflower seed) oil, Cera alba (beeswax), Daucus carota sativa (carrot seed) oil, Calendula officinalis (calendula flower) oil, theobroma cacao (cocoa seed) butter, Hypericum perforatum (St John’s wort) extract, Butropsermum parkii (shea) butter, Pisium sativum (pea) extract, Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) oil, vitis vinifera (Vinanza Grape® grapeseed) extract, panthenol, santalum album (sandalwood) oil, Anthemis nobilis (chamomile flower) extract, Echinacea purpurea (echinacea) extract, Totarol™ (totara) extract, hesperidin

Antipodes Saviour skin balm

You all know I love multi-purpose balms and I’m never without one.  This mini size is ideal for travel and I carry it everywhere.  It is definitely an essential and has a tea tree oil scent.

I use it as lip balm as it’s great for chapped lips, after shaving, on blemishes on my face, cracked heels, dry elbows, it is great for all the family, I use it on my kids eczema patches, over the summer they got lots of cuts and grazes and this helped heal them.  You can use it anywhere on you body…you get the picture.

I hope you found this review helpful.  Please feel free to share your thoughts.

Have you got any Antipodes favourites?

Have a lovely day


Lola ♡

Disclosure:  Products chosen as part of the LLABP.  As always I give honest and unbiased reviews of products I receive.  This post contains affiliate links.

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Hi there! I’m Lola, founder of Discover Green Beauty, a blog that is all about an organic, non-toxic approach to beauty, health and wellness.

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