Funky Skincare - Launch January 2014

Catch up with the latest news from Funky Skincare!

We will keep you up to date with all the latest products arriving at Funky Skincare plus insights into the ingredients we use and much much more.



Myth or makeover

Myth or Makeover?

11th February 2019

We’ve all heard skincare myths to help our skin look fresher and younger for longer, but who should you listen to and do they really work?! We wanted to take you through our top 5 favourites. #1 Toothpaste treats spots Breakouts are very visual and we will often try anything to get rid of them…

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New Year Resolution - I will exfoliate my skin

New Year, New You

31st December 2018

We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘New Year, New You’. It chimes in every January filled with preconceptions that we are all going to hit the gym and change our eating habits, striving for a bikini body by June. The first few weeks are fine, filled with a renewed enthusiasm, proud of our gym membership and…

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Urban Veda Christmas Gift Set

Christmas Inspiration

27th November 2018

Christmas is a magical time full of family, festivities and fun. Nothing is more special than the time you spend with your loved ones at Christmas. The act of giving a gift can be very rewarding just as much as receiving a gift. I know I love to see smiling faces light up with surprise…

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Secrets to flawless skin

The Key to Flawless Skin

16th November 2018

Let’s be honest, flawless skin top on our wish list, but it can feel hard to achieve. It’s on show everyday and hard to cover up with an extra layer. The key to flawless skin isn’t about the quality of your make-up it’s about how you look after your skin. Are you suffering with unusual…

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Gok Wan One Size Fits All Tour

Gok Wans One Size Fits All Tour #GOKSOSFA

29th October 2018

The Gok Wan One Size Fits All tour hit Norwich by storm on Sunday 28th October at the Mercure Hotel, as over 300 lovely ladies eagerly awaited the man himself. The atmosphere was fantastic with ladies of all ages attending to enjoy the much awaited show and of course a lovely brunch.  The day was…

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Urban Veda Toner

The Mystery Product We May Be Overlooking

19th October 2018

Toner is the mystery product in our skincare routine that many people don’t really know why they should use. Here we show you what toner is, how it can help your skin and what is available so that you can make an informed decision. What is toner? Toner is a fast penetrating astringent liquid that…

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coconut shell

Why Should I Be Oil Pulling?

14th August 2018

There is often a preconception that if it’s a natural technique it won’t be as good as the latest chemical option however many holistic treatments have stood the test of time and continue to be passed down from generation to generation. Oil pulling is one that I can certainly see staying for many years to…

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Water citrus

Top Tips on How to Banish Cellulite

6th August 2018

What is Cellulite? Cellulite is the term given to the formation of lumps and dimples in the skin, often referred to as the ‘orange peel’ or ‘cottage cheese’ effect due it’s texture. It occurs when fatty deposits push through the connective tissue beneath the skin. Cellulite usually appears around the thigh and buttocks but can…

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Elsa's Deodorant Stick - Ocean

Will you make the switch to a natural deodorant?

6th July 2018

There is a lot of scepticism surrounding natural deodorant with the biggest questions being ‘Will it be as effective as my usual deodorant?’. I myself had the same worries and have tried numerous different brands and types of deodorant to find a solution that suited me. It’s important to remember that we are all different…

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Elsa's Organic Skin Foods Logo

The Inspiration Behind Elsa’s Skin Foods

9th June 2018

The Elsa’s Organic Skin Foods brand has recently joined Funky Skincare. We choose to work with brands that have a similar ethos to ourselves and we love to know the story behind the brand. So we spent some time with Henrietta, the creator of Elsa’s Skin Foods to find out how it all began. What…

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Psoriasis Before

Psoriasis – Know the basics

28th May 2018

One of the most popular questions we’re asked is ‘how to I get rid of my Psoriasis?’ Psoriasis is a skin condition marked by red, itchy, scaly patches. It’s technically the over duplication of skin cells. However it can be so much more to many people and can affect their self confidence. Unfortunately there is…

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Gok Wan's One Size Fits All Tour

Gok Wan’s One Size Fits All Tour

25th May 2018

At Funky Skincare we are delighted to announce that we will be one of the sponsors of a brand new event for Autumn 2018: Gok Wan’s One Size Fits All – Secrets to Style & Body Confidence Following the overwhelming success of Gok’s Fashion Brunch Club in 2017, the makeover maestro himself is taking to the…

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PAO Period After Opening Symbol 12 Months

Decoding Labels – what do the symbols mean?

13th April 2018

Our skincare products are filling up with copious amounts of information including the ingredients, how to use it, plus a series of symbols – some are quite obvious but not all. What do they all mean and do we need to know? Any beauty or cleaning products we buy now will have a series of…

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Why do we need to exfoliate?

26th February 2018

  Why is exfoliating my skin important and what are my options? Are you a fake tan lover? If you are, you’ll know how important it is to exfoliate your skin. It’s the key to banishing a patchy tan in favour of an even application. The same can be said for applying your make-up, we…

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Optiat coffee scrub

We Meet the Team Behind Optiat

19th February 2018

  In January we welcomed the Optiat brand to the Funky Skincare Collection. It’s a fantastic range based around the idea of repurposed ingredients that otherwise would go to waste. In our modern disposable world this is a really fresh outlook and we’re really excited to be supporting another sustainable business. Having met the brand…

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FRUU vegan lip balm range

Say Hello to FRUU…

22nd January 2018

  FROM FRUITS – TO COSMETICS   Many cosmetic products on the market are made with unsustainable, non-renewable, non-biodegradeable ingredients. FRUU does it differently. Using a background in biochemistry, they use ingredients derived from fruit by-products, turning potentially unused materials into fruitilicious skin products packed with fruity goodness. Only the freshest possible ingredients are sourced without compromise. These fruitilicious…

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Vegfest Ticket Giveaway 2017

Vegfest London 2017

21st August 2017

Are you Vegan or interested in Vegan friendly products? On our Facebook page we’re giving away 2 tickets to Vegfest London for Sunday 22nd October!   To Enter To enter all you need to do is visit our Facebook page and simply comment WIN on the pinned post Of course we would really appreciate it…

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3 New Natural Deodorants

16th April 2017

We’re always on the look out for new and exciting products so it’s brilliant when one of our trusted brands brings out new products to the collection. Salt of the Earth have been working tirelessly behind the scenes and finally it’s time to share the news!  If you were at the Natural & Organic Products…

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Pure Argan Oil

The Effects of Argan Oil on burns

6th January 2017

While rushing to get the tea ready for the family I recently burnt my arm badly on the on the oven. It was a silly thing to do but we’ve all done it. Lifting a tray out of the oven and OUCH! Yep, I had caught my arm on the oven door. It was SO…

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Under Arm Deodorant

Do Fragranced Deodorants Irritate Sensitive Skin?

1st December 2016

For many people it’s quite common to get underarm irritation from your deodorant or antiperspirant, but it’s not necessarily the fragrance your skin may object to. Traditional antiperspirants and deodorants often contain a number of harsh chemicals, including aluminium chlorohydrate, parabens, triclosan and alcohol, and work by blocking your pores to restrict your body’s natural…

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Pregnant Lady

The Importance of Massaging the Perineum in Pregnancy

17th November 2016

Guest Writer and Founder of Motherllylove Jan Bastard tells us why it is important to keep the Perineum subtle close to birth. Whether you’ve already had children or not this is a great read… Research has identified that over 85% of women having a normal birth suffer some perineal trauma. My experience as a midwife…

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Girls Night In Online Christmas Party

Time to take the hassle out of shopping

7th October 2016

  We all know that Christmas is fast approaching, at an almost scary rate. Your diary is already filling up with Christmas parties, family get togethers and you just don’t know when you’re going to get your Christmas shopping done. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just snuggle up on the sofa and do…

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Yare Valley Rapeseed Oil in field with Glenn Sealey

Yare Valley Lip Balm – How is it Made?

2nd July 2016

  We love the Yare Valley Honey and Lime Lip Balm, its sweet and zesty fragrance is fantastic all year round. We are lucky enough to have the team at Yare Valley just a few miles down the road from us in Surlingham, Norfolk and they’ve been telling us how they produce their Honey and…

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Toka pleasure gels

Taboo or Not Taboo, Sex is the Subject!

2nd July 2016

  Well before we start, be assured, we’re not going to spend the next few paragraphs making you all cringe with embarrassing ‘sex tips’, but we do want to share some news on another new range we’re adding to our ever expanding collection. We know this one is a little different to anything else we…

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fun in the sun

Fun in the Sun!

21st June 2016

With the distinct lack of sunshine the good old British weather affords us each year, it’s no wonder we all rush out to bask in the yellow stuff whenever the opportunity arises! But how many of us have arrived at work, school or college on a Monday morning following a sunny weekend, only to see…

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Lady Thinking

Guest Blog: Top 6 Tips to Buying a Natural Deodorant?

17th June 2016

  We are pleased to have Salt of the Earth as a Guest Blogger this month as they give us their top 6 tips on how to buy a natural deodorant.   If you’re considering buying a natural deodorant but not quite sure what to look for when making the purchase, we’ve got some 6…

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urban veda purifying neem and botanics set

What is Ayurveda?

30th May 2016

Having new ranges join our collection is always really exciting for us, but even more so when they have such an interesting concept behind the brand. In particular we discovered lots about the ancient principle of Ayurveda (pronounced A-YUR-VA-DER) when we introduced Urban Veda to our Funky collection. So what is Ayurveda?. Well, according to…

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Crown Chakra

Zephorium Soul Tonic

5th May 2016

  We recently discovered Zephorium Soul Tonic, an empowering uplifting aromatherapy range blended using natural ingredients and homeopathic crystal energy to help focus the mind and balance the chakras. With 8 unique blends in the range, each one has its own powerful affirmation, specific colour and scent to promote energy attraction and positive thinking. What makes this range even…

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Eat your way to Beautiful Skin!

4th April 2016

It’s true there are so many ‘super foods ‘effective in keeping our skin healthy; however there are five in particular that are a good place to get started for that all-round gorgeous glow. Berries All berries are packed full of Vitamin C, a powerful anti-oxidant responsible for boosting collagen production, helping to smooth and firm…

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Bathing Beauty Gentle Souls Gift Set

Bathing Beauty

18th November 2015

We are really excited to introduce our latest addition to the funky collection. ‘Bathing Beauty’ is a range based around complimentary therapies and completely natural. Using a combination of pure plant oils, and essential oils blended with finest natural ingredients, the range consists of a number of therapeutic products created by qualified professionals such as…

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Jenny Lee Collection

Jenny Lee Natural Skincare

4th October 2015

We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new range from Jenny Lee. This high quality and affordable range combines the best quality organic ingredients to harnesses the power of nature, stimulate the mind, body and soul and it’s handmade in Notting Hill, London. Another fantastic product range from the UK but bringing a…

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Salt of the Earth Natural Deodorants

Salt of the Earth Natural Deodorant

3rd October 2015

Good News… We’ve found a natural deodorant range for the underarm and feet that keeps you fresh all day, is 100% natural and that doesn’t cost the earth. Salt of the Earth natural deodorant and crystal sticks can give you all that and more! The range uses natural mineral salts and antibacterial ingredients to help…

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Morroco - Argan Oil Being Cold Pressed

Made in Morocco – The wonder of Argan Oil

19th August 2015

During Martine’s recent holiday to Morocco, she was lucky enough to visit a women’s co-operative where the ‘Berber’ women produce the wonderful Argan Oil. It was so interesting to see firsthand how this valuable oil is made. The process itself is very labour intensive and there are many stages. When the fruit is harvested from…

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Ora Naturals Distribution

Funky Skincare Distribution!

13th August 2015

We are pleased to announce that here at Funky Skincare we have started a new arm to our business and we are now distributors for two of our skincare ranges; Ora Naturals and Pulpe de Vie! This means we are able to offer a wholesale option to those businesses that love these ranges just as…

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Psoriasis - my skin and me

My Skin and Me – How I Manage My Psoriasis

31st May 2015

Since I can remember I’ve always struggled with my skin, in particular with Psoriasis. It started off just on my elbows and scalp and over the years it seemed to spread to other areas too, particularly flaring up when I got stressed. As a child this was particularly difficult to understand as no other children…

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Happy 1st Birthday!

10th January 2015

We are delighted to be celebrating our 1st Birthday on 12th January 2015 and have been reflecting on what a fantastic year it’s been and some of the milestones we’ve reached! Since our successful launch event  ‘Naturally Funky’ at the Norwich Forum back in January 2014, we’ve developed a loyal following both locally and across…

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Funky Skincare New Brochure

Our New Brochure has Arrived!

27th November 2014

We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new brochure, which includes three brand new ranges, lots of lovely Christmas Gifts and some new additions to current ranges too, including…   Emmas Soap A blend of only the finest natural oils to make nothing but soap Childs Farm Specifically formulated for use on Sensitive…

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urban veda purifying neem and botanics set

New Award Winning Urban Veda Range!

18th November 2014

The Award Winning Urban Veda range has been formulated using natural ingredients and the principles of Ayurveda, which originates from the Hindu art of ancient medicine and is associated with ‘doshas’. This is the Ayurvedic term to describe physical and emotional tendencies in our mind and body. Naturally formulated using Ayurvedic herbs, flowers and fruits,…

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Christmas Shopping

FREE Delivery in the Norwich Area

16th November 2014

We know that Christmas can be a stressful shopping time and you can’t always wait in for deliveries to arrive during the day therefore we have decided to offer FREE delivery in the Norwich area for selected postcodes in the in the evening or at weekends. In addition you are also welcome to collect your…

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Emma's Soap

Launching Emma’s Hard Soaps

13th October 2014

We have been amazed at how popular our hard soap range has been so we set off in search of another for you and discovered Emma’s Soap. A beautiful range of handmade hard soaps each individually wrapped in organic fair trade cotton. They make fantastic presents or lovely little treats for yourself. The Soaps are…

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Childs Farm top-to-toesie Gift Set

Skincare for Kids! Child’s Farm has arrived!

2nd October 2014

Over the last few months we have been asked many times if we have a skincare range suitable for kids. As our products are so kind to skin we have many products that are suitable but they aren’t specifically designed for children. We have searched high and low and now we are happy to say…

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Motherly Love Logo

Welcoming Motherly Love Massage Oils

28th September 2014

Here at Funky Skincare we are always on the look out for new brands that are Natural or Organic and we are very excited to say that we are now offering a fantastic range of oils from Motherly Love. We are so happy they are finally here with us as we love love love these…

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Argan Oil Facebook Competition

Competition Time, Enter to WIN

1st September 2014

Throughout September we are running a competition to WIN….. 1st Prize 25ml bottle of 100% pure organic Argan Oil 2nd Prize 15ml Roller Ball 100% pure organic Argan Oil Argan Oil Argan Oil is 100% Organic and 100% Natural. Deeply nourishing skin and hair treatment for long lasting restoration. Rich in essential fatty acids, antioxidants…

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Indian Head Massage Launches

Indian Head Massage Treatment launches in August with 20% OFF

16th August 2014

Indian Head Massage Treatments are launching this month in the Norwich area with a fantastic 20% off throughout August! A discount certainly not to be missed! Indian Head Massage has been practiced for over a thousand years and can benefit the body in many ways, it can even be effective on mental and emotional stress…

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Bryony Joins the Funky Skincare team

Bryony Joins the Funky Skincare Team!

16th August 2014

  We are very pleased to announce that Bryony has joined the Funky Skincare team. She is a skincare consultant and will be offering the Ultimate Pamper Experience in the Norwich area. You may also see her at local events too, so please do pop over and say hello. We are very excited to have…

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Skincare Consultants Required

Skincare Consultants Required

2nd August 2014

We are looking for consultants to join our team at Funky Skincare in East Anglia. If you have a love for natural and organic skincare and cosmetics with a friendly, enthusiastic approach and want to be part of a local growing business, we would really like to hear from you. Full training will be given…

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Charity Zumbathon Saturday 12th July 2014

Charity Zumbathon® – A Great Success

17th July 2014

We recently sponsored a Charity Zumbathon® event hosted by Zumba Lucia on Saturday 12th July in aid of two Norwich causes, the Life for Ella-Grace fund and Kaye who is suffering with a brain tumour. The event got off to a flying start at 4pm and it was fabulous to welcome so many friendly faces…

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Charity Zumbathon

Charity Zumbathon® for Life for Ella-Grace Fund and Kaye

1st June 2014

Funky Skincare are sponsoring a Charity Zumbathon® event hosted by ZumbaLucia on Saturday 12th July at the Hewett School Norwich, Cecil Road, NR1 2PL. In aid of two amazing causes the Life for Ella-Grace fund and Kaye who is suffering with a brain tumour. Ella-Grace is a 6 year old girl suffering with VGM (Vein…

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Norwich Resident Article, March issue

The Norwich Resident Magazine – March Issue

13th March 2014

Local Magazine The Norwich Resident this month feature Funky Skincare Ltd in their article ‘Go Natural’, highlighting the Blend Collective range. The Norwich Resident Magazine is circulated to over 5000 homes in the Norwich area. Featuring independent boutiques to the high end brands, the magazine focuses on all the fantastic things Norwich has to offer….

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Naturally Funky Health & Beauty Show

17th January 2014

On Sunday 12th January, we opened the doors to our official launch event ‘Naturally Funky’ at the forum in Norwich, where we were pleased to introduce Funky Skincare and our products and services with the support of local health and beauty businesses. It was a pleasure to welcome so many friendly faces and receive such…

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New Ora Naturals Range – Introductory Offer

8th January 2014

Ora Naturals is the latest brand to join our collection. A luxury range based on the miracle ingredient, Argan Oil, which is believed to be the rarest oil in the  world with one tree yielding just one litre of oil per year. With one of the highest known contents of Vitamin E in the natural…

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NEW fragrance… Romantic from Wild

27th December 2013

Fantastic NEW products are arriving at Funky Skincare Ltd from Wild… The new fragrance Romantic uses a wonderful blend of Shea and Marula is now available in a body butter and handmade soap. The Marula tree is linked firmly to romance, love and fertility. For a son a woman will take bark infusions from the…

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Naturally Funky Health & Beauty Show – 12th January 2014

11th December 2013

Visit us at The Forum, Norwich, from 11am-4pm for a relaxing day of pampering and shopping, to celebrate our official launch of Funky Skincare. Discover a host of natural, holistic and complementary therapies including: Mini Back Massage or Indian Head Massage by Radha Rose – £5 15 Minute Reiki Session with Serenity Touch – £7…

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