As consumers seek out high-performance ingredients tapped from this nourishing planet of ours, natural beauty companies are scouring the globe for the most effective plant-based botanicals to incorporate into their beauty products. But that relationship between the brand and their ingredients must be a symbiotic one—factoring in not only how the ingredients’ traditional benefits can benefit the modern consumer, but also how they’re being sourced and processed in a way that is nourishing to the planet.
These four companies were birthed in Thailand, and the women who run them have a deep respect for the natural ingredients used in products from soap to skin cream. One standout Thai beauty ingredient: rice, which in its many forms is touted for its soothing and brightening properties. Here’s a sneak peek of four Thai brands to honor in the aisle.