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The Change Box - Softening Cream Cleanser included in September 2017 box!

The Change Box includes products from ethical brands with hearts to change the world.

The Essence team are thrilled to have our Softening Cream Cleanser included in September's 'The Change Box'. Based in Australia, The Change Box mission is to introduce you to caring, ethical brands with hearts to change the world. They hand-pick exciting, unique products and send them straight to your doorstep. 

Visit their website to order!

The Change Box have also interviewed Cass & Stace and have written a blog post about The Essence of Humanity. Read it now!

Essences' Maree Fitzgerald chats with Estelle and Rawdon on The Hits Auckland radio station


Sounds like Estelle really loves our Extraordinary Facial Oil, but can it help Rawdon?? Listen and find out!


Estelle chats with Cass and Stacey from The Essence of Humanity

"Let me fill you in about this new skincare that is good for you and even better for an amazing charity." - Estelle








Viva - Skincare Brand to Know

“Two New Zealand women determined to make a difference have teamed up to take conscious consumerism to a new level. Their social business, Essence of Humanity, is launching a natural skincare range, from which all profits will be invested back in the fight against child poverty.” 

The Hits with Estelle

"It's hard for me to choose a favourite, they all smell divine and leave my skin feeling soft, refreshed and glow."


Remix Magazine – Monday must haves

“We absolutely adore the passion, love and kindness that goes behind this Remix must-have. Essence of Humanity is not only kind to your skin but also kind to vulnerable communities with 100% of their sales profit donated to the poorest children around the world.” 

Fennec and Friends

“Essence of Humanity is inspired by the African practice of Ubuntu, a Kiswhili word meaning ‘human kindness’, this parallels perfectly with the brand’s ethics and core values.”

Apparel Magazine

“Essence of Humanity is committed to giving 100% of surplus generated from sales to support the poorest children around the world."

FQ Magazine

“Essence of Humanity is a new kind of skincare, the kindest kind. It not only delivers healthy, beautiful skin, it also helps the world’s most vulnerable communities.”








Hotel Magazine

“Each product contains unique ingredients such as Mongono Oil, Baobab Oil, and Kalahari Melon Seed Oil – all of which are sourced from the communities that profits are then invested in.”