Desi-Owned Christmas Gift Guide: Skincare

The British Bindi team has handpicked inspiring desi-owned brands to help support shopping local this Christmas 🎄 whilst highlighting creative entrepreneurs in our community.

Skincare is self-care! These brands are wholesome and full of love, perfect for gifting.

Delhicious Body

As seen in @buzzfeeduk@stylistmagazine@bbcasiannetwork.10% profits donated to stop human trafficking of girls

Instagram – @delhicious_body

Born in Delhi. Made in the UK. Delhicious Body is a 100% natural, vegan, cruelty-free skincare brand based in London inspired by powerful Ayurvedic roots, cultural beauty routines and natural ingredients.

Products include natural body scrubs and body balms. 10% of all profits are donated to help stop human trafficking of young girls in India.

Tropic Skincare By Shivani

Tropic Skincare Ambassador -100% cruelty-free, Sustainable, Vegan products, Free from toxins, Made in the UK

Instagram – @tropicskincarebyshivani

‘Being environmentally conscious, is something close to my heart. Being aware of what we eat makes a BIG impact on our bodies from the inside out, so why should what we put on our skin be any different?’ – Shivani

A tailored skincare journey where you will explore the benefits of Tropic Skincare’s 100% naturally derived, sustainable ingredients and multi award-winning products, with a conscience. The results are incredible! 


Clean Brightening & Hydrating Skincare for us burnt out Millennials. The Ultimate Skincare Routine Subscription Box

Instagram – @sknldn

‘Born in London, it’s our ethos to create clean inclusive luxury skincare products that cut out all the nasties and pack them with the most effective active beneficial ingredients your skin needs to succeed. A proud independent female owned brand, establishing an honest top trait is what has driven the kind and minimalistic brand.’ – SKNLDN

The ultimate skincare routine subscription box which contains a full five step skin routine. It contains five independent uk skincare brand, all containing kind ingredients. So you won’t be just supporting one small business but five others!

The Daily Hyaluronic acid moisturiser! Bursting with a unique blend of plant derived ingredients and essential oils, carefully selected for their unique skin benefits, this luxurious treatment provides daily nourishment for your skin. Providing deep hydration, whilst encouraging the improvement of the skin’s appearance and health.

Juwles Skincare

Potent natural skincare that deliver tangible results. Cruelty free, Bespoke blends, Handmade in the U.K. VEGAN . NATURAL . ORGANIC

Instagram – @juwles_skincare

Founder Asma Juwle’s philosophy is simple. ‘I strongly believe in adopting a streamlined approach to skincare. Less is definitely more. Select potent botanicals to target your concerns and you’ll be rewarded with a healthy and glowing mind, body and skin. My range aims to bring a little of those precious spa rituals to the comfort of your own home.’

Products include a trio of highly- concentrated facial oils. Each is expertly blended to provide corrective solutions for a range of skin concerns in just a few potent drops.

Aromatherapy blends for the face, body and wellness. Body bars, bath salts, and the bath truffles are for the festive season.

Naturally derived skincare. Multifunctional skincare that does more with less. Worldwide Shipping & £10 off your first order

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  • The best and minimal naturally derived ingredients using results driven formulas
  • Made with sensitive skin in mind as all our products are fragrance free
  • Your everyday skincare staples to effectively take care of your skin
  • There to help you feel comfortable in your own skin

The gentle daily cleansing balm:

The gentle cleansing balm is specially formulated to turn from oil to milk on contact with water. Smooth this cleansing balm over skin to remove dirt, oil, and makeup without leaving that tight, drying feeling and compromising the skins natural acid mantle. This cleanser is easily removed with just water, which means you don’t have to work hard to take it off, and no oily residue will be left. If you’re a fan of the double cleanse method this cleanser can be used as your first and/or second cleanse. 

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