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Harnessing new developments in high-tech clean ingredients

At the apex of science and Nature, you'll find Antipodes. We search globally for cutting-edge, natural origin ingredients that are scientifically proven. As a natural beauty brand that sets us, and your skin, apart.

From probiotics to high-tech ferments, we select compounds that have been created via toxin-free methods and subject to intensive clinical and scientific testing.

Plant hyaluronic acid

Holds up to 1000 times its weight in water

Freshens & plumps

Intensely hydrates

Protects against moisture loss

WHAT IS PLANT HYALURONIC ACID?

Hyaluronic acid is a polysaccharide found naturally in the human body as a major component of skin, eyes, and joints. It has powerful moisture retaining properties, with the ability to hold up to 1000 times its weight in water. It is also viscoelastic, a unique consistency that both flows and stretches. This powerful molecule is the body’s super hydrator, key to boosting water levels in the skin and keeping skin fresh and plumped.

WHAT IS PLANT HYALURONIC ACID?

We use only natural hyaluronic acid that is plant-based, cruelty-free, and free from GMOs – making it suitable even for vegan beauty products. It’s produced from the fermentation of a bacterium found in soil and roots. The bacteria are collected and fed a sugar solution in the lab, which triggers a fermentation process leading to the creation of high-quality hyaluronic acid.

Plant hyaluronic acid

• Freshens & plumps
• Intensely hydrates
• Protects against moisture loss

Melanostatine™ 5
peptides

• Reduce pigmentation
• Correct uneven skin tone
• Brighten dull skin

Kalibiome probiotics

• Strengthen the skin barrier
• Balance the microbiome
• Boost hydration
• Reduce redness

  • • COSMOS - certified
    • Natural origin
    • Skin safe

Melanostatine™ 5 peptides

Targets and corrects hyper-pigmentation

Reduce pigmentation

Correct uneven skin tone

Brighten dull skin

WHAT ARE PEPTIDES?

Peptides are short chains of amino acids: building blocks of proteins that are crucial to the function and appearance of skin. We use a stable, biomimetic peptide that acts as a melatonin inhibitor, helping to block the synthesis of melanin – the substance that gives skin its colour. Too much melanin can result dark spots, age spots, and uneven skin tone. By inhibiting the synthesis of melanin, the peptide helps to diminish pigmentation and cultivate a brighter skin tone.

HOW IT WORKS

We use only natural hyaluronic acid that is plant-based, cruelty-free, and free from GMOs – making it suitable even for vegan beauty products. It’s produced from the fermentation of a bacterium found in soil and roots. The bacteria are collected and fed a sugar solution in the lab, which triggers a fermentation process leading to the creation of high-quality hyaluronic acid.

Kalibiome probiotics

Good bacteria for healthier-looking skin

Strengthen the skin barrier

Balance the microbiome

Boost hydration

Reduce redness

WHAT ARE KALIBIOME PROBIOTICS?

A new innovation in skincare, Kalibiome probiotics are skin-loving ‘good bacteria’. These special strains of non-live probiotics (or “postbiotics”) are made from a small amount of cultured bacteria, put through a double fermentation process to remove any bad bacteria and toxins – making them stable for use in our vegan beauty products.

CLINICALLY SHOWN TO REVITALISE THE EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX

Kalibiome AGE is clinically shown to help reduce the signs of photoaging in skin, improve skin elasticity, and support collagen and hyaluronic production. We love this extraordinary skincare ingredient, which is valued at over $20,000 a kilogram, for its ability to reduce redness and minimise the inflammation that can lead to acne and blemishes.

THE COMPLEXITY OF PROBIOTIC SKINCARE

Kalibiome probiotics originate from living human skin cells, sourced from healthy volunteers. Bacteria from the cells is cultured and grown in a laboratory using water and sugar agents – no synthetic growth mediums. The culture is then double fermented and filtered to remove bad bacteria and toxins. The resulting compound is good bacteria that is active and suitable for use in our vegan beauty products. Thanks to patented filter technology, we use a variety of Kalibiome strains to offer different benefits to skin.


“Our formulations occupy a rarefied atmosphere at the apex of science and nature. We combine lush natural ingredients with cutting-edge innovations to create formulations with scientific performance. For a natural beauty brand, that sets us apart.”

ELIZABETH BARBALICH, ANTIPODES FOUNDER & CEO

COSMOS-certified
Natural origin
Skin-safe

We isolate molecular fractions to create hundreds of fragrant possibilities. Our pure plant fragrances are as clean and lush as our natural and vegan beauty products: captivating, energising, and uplifting the senses. To create them, we work with a French perfumier whose background is in environmental microbiology. Molecules and fractions of citrus are combined in precise amounts to evoke intense, fresh scents. These components are carefully measured and tested for any allergen potentials, and are included at low levels to meet the criteria of a leave-on product.

Our fragrances are either certified by COSMOS, certified organic, or are 100% natural origin.

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