Dehydrated Skin: The Difference Between Dry And Dehydrated Skin

Is your skin dry or is it dehydrated? At some time during your life, you are likely to find that your skin is feeling dry, rough and maybe flaky. Before you reach for a moisturiser especially for “dry skin” take a moment to understand your skin, so you can give it the right treatment. Dehydrated skin […]

Skin Structure: A Look At Your Layers Of Skin

The skin is the body’s first line of defense. As well as keeping everything in, your layers of skin protect the body from outside environment influences, such as bacteria, liquid, sunlight, gases etc. The skin also plays an essential role in temperature regulation; the sense of touch and controlling substances entering and leaving the body. Continuous regeneration of […]

Skin pH: What Does pH Balance Mean For Skin

The skin is our barrier to the outside world, so it is constant contact with barrage of bacteria, viruses, fungi etc. So, how does the skin fight off this constant attack? Like our insides, there are friendly bacteria on the skin which assists this, which thrive when the skin pH is functioning optimally, it is […]

 Acne Blemishes And Blackheads

Acne (cystic acne or simply acne) is a common skin disease characterised by areas of skin with scaly red skin (seborrhea),pimples (pustules) and blackheads or whiteheads (comedones). Acne affects mostly skin with a dense population of sebaceous follicles which mainly occur on the the face, the upper part of the chest, and the back. Whilst […]

Spread The Word: Your Beauty Is Not ‘On Hold’

Feeling Beautiful Enhances Your Beauty

Your beauty is not on hold. Being a treatment focused skin care brand, and having seen the crippling effects skin conditions like acne can have on people’s self-esteem and self-worth, Botani knows the importance of realising that beauty is more than just skin deep. If your face is covered in acne lesions or your arms […]

Getting Physical: Work Up A Sweat For Your Skin

Get Physical And Active To Help Your Skin

You may have heard this a thousand times, but getting physical and working up a sweat really can help your skin. For those of you like me who love nothing more than snuggling up on the sofa with the remote control, you may not enjoy this article. However, exercise is essential for one’s overall well-being. […]

Natural Ingredients Used By Botani Skin Care

Olive Tree Offering Natural Ingredients Used By Botani

Natural ingredients most of us love them, but do you know which ones Botani particularly loves? Upon first trying a Botani product, many of you may have noticed that they don’t have a ‘traditional’ appearance, texture or scent. You’re probably used to the white glossy textures of creams and lotions and the foamy suds of […]

Winter Warming Care For Both Inside And Out

Olive Oil For Winter Warming Care

Winter warming care is essential to help your skin glow and health flourish.  The importance of taking care of your skin is essential by using topical products like those by Botáni, but have you considered how the foods you eat impacts your skin? Particularly in winter, when the skin is faced with harsh environmental changes, […]

Our Story

Botani An Australian Company

Founded in 1994 by Barbara Filokostas, a Melbourne based naturopath and herbalist, Botáni is Australia’s leading natural skincare brand specialising in innovative, treatment focused products. After setting up her own clinical practice, Filokostas noticed her clients presented with three major skin issues: acne, fungal infections and dehydrated skin. Observing the physical and psychological impacts of […]