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The Best Places to Buy Natural Skincare Products in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Hub Writer
Updated: 10 October 2017
Sri Lanka is no stranger to natural skin care. Ancient herbal remedies handed down from generation to generation are ever-present in Ayurvedic medicine. Now that natural and organic skin care products are fashionable and popular, the variety is quite varied. From homemade soaps to turmeric scrubs and charcoal masks, you can find pretty much anything in Colombo if you know where to look.
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The Good Market

The Good Market is the most important natural and eco-friendly shop on the island. With a flagship store in Colombo, pop-up markets on weekends and plenty of cultural activities, the Good Market is a good place to start if in search of natural skin care products. Most brands that make natural products sell at the Good Market Shop. A Saturday stroll in the Good Market pop-up at the Racecourse will get you everything you need. The shop and the Saturday market are right across the street from each other.

Good Market Flagship Store. 14 Philip Gunawardena Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka, +94 77 020 8642

Smelling the natural products at the Good Market | © Good Market | Own Stock

Green Leaf Herbals

Green Leaf Herbals has been producing natural and cruelty free products in Sri Lanka for years. Their soaps, shampoos, massage oils and lotions use all-natural ingredients and botanicals. Green Leaf Herbals has a collection based on Sri Lankan teas, and also have a wonderful wellness collection based on the world famous Ceylon cinnamon (not to be confused with generic cinnamon). According to the producers at Green Leaf Herbals, “The main philosophy behind the formulation of our products is to improve the quality of life and achieve cheerful body and youthful mind.”

Shop Green Leaf Herbals at The Good Market or visit their Facebook Page for more locations.

Natural soaps from Green Leaf Herbals
Natural soaps from Green Leaf Herbals | Facebook Page

Spice Island

Spice Island products are based on ancient Ayurvedic medicine. Spice Island uses a mix of Ayurvedic knowledge and modern techniques to create high-end products that are loved not only on the island but also overseas. The favorite botanicals at Spice Island are king coconut, Ceylon tea, mango, neem, lemongrass, ginger and cinnamon. With a wide range, from shampoos to body creams, Spice Island is all about natural colors, which shows in their products. Catering to consumers with a high esteem for their wellbeing, Spice Island is a great choice.

Spice Island has an online shop and can also be found in the Barefoot stores in Colombo.

Ginger and lemongrass are a great combination for a wonderful body cream
Ginger and lemongrass are a great combination for a wonderful body cream | Facebook Page

Bodylicious by Shaakya

Shaakya is a Sri Lankan fashion designer who has also launched a delicious organic cosmetic line called Bodylicious. The products range from bath soaks and salts to face scrubs and masks. All natural, all organic and packaged in gorgeous mason jars that also look great in the bathroom. Bodylicious products leave skin feeling clean, fresh and soft.

Shop for Bodylicious products via their Facebook Page and soon to be in local indie boutique ICO.

Amazing face scrubs and bath salts are the favorite products at Bodylicious
Amazing face scrubs and bath salts are the favorite products at Bodylicious | Facebook Page

Bath Bliss ECO

Bath Bliss are creators of a wonderfully delicious collection of handmade natural soaps. They are high in natural moisturizing content and are colored wonderfully. The ingredients used are rotated according to what’s available, and there is always something new and inviting in their collection.

Bath Bliss handmade soaps can be bought via their online store.

Gorgeous soaps are always available at Bath Bliss
Gorgeous soaps are always available at Bath Bliss | Facebook Page

Iris Garden

Iris Garden has one flagship product, the Fuller’s Earth Facial Pack. The ancient Ayurvedic ingredient of turmeric is the star of this product. Naturally clearing the skin of impurities and nasties collected from polluted air, the Iris Garden Fuller’s Earth Facial Pack will be your new favorite product in no time.

Products available for sale via their online shop and at the Good Market.

Fuller’s earth, turmeric and gram flour are all that is needed to clear up your face
Fuller’s earth, turmeric and gram flour are all that is needed to clear up your face | Facebook Page

Sepra Natural

Sepra Natural is made up of a group of Sri Lankans that love nature and grow their own botanicals to create their products. With a small range of 100% natural products, Sepra Natural is a bit different from other natural skin care producers. They oversee the production, from the seed in the ground to the product at the stalls. Their most notable product is the Veralu Dry Pack Shampoo, prepared with seaweed, fenugreek, lime and soap nut to improve the health of your hair.

Find Sepra Natural products via their Facebook Page.

Moonshadow

Moonshadow mostly produces daily household products, like laundry detergent and dish soap, as well as natural soaps. The best products in the Moonshadow line are the essential oils and crystal deodorants. The coconut lip balms and mosquito repellent creams are also lovely and very good for the skin.

Moonshadow is at the Good Market flagship store and also available for sale via their Facebook Page.

All Moonshadow products are completely natural
All Moonshadow products are completely natural | Facebook Page
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Kemara

The natural Kemara line is based on aromatherapy and essentials oils. Kemara make a wide range of products, including shampoos, creams, tonics, oils and perfumes. They also have a children’s line, with soft and gentle ingredients like chamomile. Kemara also has a training center for wellness and holistic health. Anyone can join if they are in town when the classes are on. The Kemara store is in the same complex as the Good Market, and they are always fully stocked.

Kemara No.14 Reid avenue, Colombo, Sri Lanka, +94 11 2 696498

The Kemara flagship store is a great place to visit | © Kemara | Facebook Page