skincare is a science

Your skin is an ecosystem protected by a living armour of beneficial bacteria. Esse exists to keep it at its wild best.

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The biotechnology to rewild skin

Esse’s organic biotechnology rewilds your microbiome to keep skin healthier and younger. This sustainable approach to skincare creates the environment for your natural microbial diversity to return, counteracting the adverse effects of our modern lifestyles.

At the forefront

The Esse product range is scientifically formulated for all skin types – with prebiotics, probiotics and active ingredients to get your skin back to its best.

Our products remain true to our core principles: We are a certified organic, vegan, cruelty free and carbon- and plastic neutral and support free trade. Read more.

Bespoke treatments

Your skin is as individual as your fingerprint. In the hands of an approved therapist, Esse treatments offer an effective and sustainable solution for your skin.

Our Founder

“Esse is moving along the infinitely long road toward perfection”

Trevor Steyn

Don’t take our word for it

Esse works tirelessly to be at the forefront of microbiome skincare. Hear what people have to say about our products and treatments.

"The Beauty Rooms offer the most up to date skin innovations to achieve healthy, glowing skin for our clients! We introduced Esse skincare after seeing a growing market for an eco conscious plant based Brand that could deliver results! We are delighted to say that Esse surpassed all expectations with great results! ”

Caroline Loughlin, The Beauty Rooms, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal
“Esse effortlessly helps me to achieve my two most important business goals- to make my clients feel nurtured, at home & in salon, while helping them to improve & maintain their skin health.”

Jani, Lyftaal South Africa

Where to find us

      Indulge in 2023’s festive Pamper Box

      Indulge in some well-deserved self-care and pampering this festive season with our complimentary Limited Edition Esse Pamper Box. Featuring masks and exfoliators that use organic biotechnology, rewilding your skin doesn’t need to be an…

      Esse Bakuchiol Serum: Nature’s retinol

      Esse incorporates ‘nature’s retinol’ in its latest launch of Bakuchiol Serum When it comes to anti-ageing ingredients in skincare products, retinoids have been the gold standard for decades – despite…


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