7 Ingredients You’ll Find In Origins Skincare

Ingredients really are at the heart of Origins’ skincare – inspired by nature, the brand formulates with plant-based, naturally-derived ingredients, paired with scientific research and technology in order to create some of the most advanced skincare formulas out there. They were championing ingredients like avocado and probiotics in their products long before those ingredients were trending, and they’ve built entire ranges around hero ingredients like ginseng and mushroom. 

From bamboo charcoal to salicylic acid, scroll down to meet some of nature’s heroes. 


With a long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine, ginseng has long been used in skincare for its revitalising and energising properties, which give skin a brighter appearance. 

Find it in: GinZing™ Glow-Boosting Mask

Bamboo Charcoal

Produced by charring bamboo at high temperatures, this fine powder acts like a magnet, drawing dirt, oil, and congestion from skin to help purify pores. 

Find it in: Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask 


There are four varieties of mushroom found in Origins’ skincare, but the stand-out is Chaga Mushroom, which is known as ‘King of Mushrooms’. The soothing, calming ingredient is a powerful anti-irritant. 

Find it in: Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Treatment Lotion 


As good for you on your skin as it is in your body, avocado is packed with nutrients and fats that have powerful nourishing and moisturising properties. 

Find it in: Drink Up Intensive Overnight Hydrating Mask 


Just as it can reenergise your body, caffeine offers the same revitalising properties to your skin, too, helping to brighten a dull, tired complexion. 

Find it in: GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream 


Super-nourishing honey helps to soften and moisturise skin by encouraging it to naturally retain water. What’s more, Origins’ honey is cruelty-free and ethically harvested. 

Find it in: Clear Improvement Charcoal Honey Mask 

Salicylic Acid

Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid (BHA) which helps to exfoliate and unclog pores. It’s especially beneficial to oily and blemish-prone skin as it can help to heal and prevent breakouts. 

Find it in: Super Spot Remover Blemish Treatment Gel 


Origins uses a patented probiotic ferment called Lactobacillus which helps to soothe and strengthen skin by boosting its protective microbiome. 

Find it in: Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Cream