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All About AXIS-Y: Climate-Inspired K-Beauty

by Haruka Jifuku 31 Jan 2024 0 Comments

All About AXIS-Y: Climate-Inspired K-Beauty

All About AXIS-Y: Climate-Inspired K-Beauty

We're bursting with excitement as we take you on a journey into the dazzling universe of AXIS-Y, one of our absolute favourite K-Beauty brands! You've probably heard the buzz about their Dark Spot Correcting Glow Serum circulating in our community, but hold onto your skincare hats because AXIS-Y is so much more than just a viral sensation! Join us as we unravel the secrets and delve into the core policies that have earned AXIS-Y the unwavering trust and attention of skincare enthusiasts worldwide.

About AXIS-Y

Since its inception in 2019, AXIS-Y has established itself as a pioneering skincare brand, providing solutions inspired by nature and traditional Korean beauty practices. Their unique approach centred around self-care and community-focused product production, positioned them as a standout in the competitive skincare market, particularly during the global challenges of the 2020 pandemic. The brand's proactive stance in addressing emerging concerns such as "maskne" resonated with individuals who had not previously encountered skincare issues. As worldwide morale declined amidst travel and social restrictions, AXIS-Y's unwavering commitment to self-care became even more pertinent, solidifying its position as a standout player in the saturated skincare market.

What Makes AXIS-Y Unique? 

What Makes AXIS-Y Unique?

Climate-Inspired Skincare

AXIS-Y is a cruelty-free brand that does not contain any artificial colours, or added fragrances, and is mostly vegan-friendly, though the real focus is on creating climate-friendly skincare and is the first brand to hone in on how climate affects the user's skin. Climate-friendly skincare is created by considering where customers live and using ingredients which will combine well with their specific environment. 

This is important not only for the sake of climate itself but also as travelling becomes more common, customers need more personalised and unique products to fit different skin concerns that come with constantly changing climates. 

Cruelty-Free & Veg-Advocate

Axis-Y has a firm commitment to never test on animals at any stage of our formulation process, aligning with those advocating for a better future for animals and the planet. Striving towards the ultimate goal of obtaining vegan certification for all products, the brand has developed a variety of products already certified vegan by the Korean Vegan Association. Axis-Y is actively working to expand its vegan selection.

Natural and Organic Ingredients 

AXIS-Y stands out by incorporating organic and natural ingredients while formulating products free from artificial fragrances, parabens, and mineral oils. Through meticulous clinical testing, the brand ensures that its products are both suitable and effective for all skin types. 

Key Ingredients


Artichoke extract is a potent skincare ingredient celebrated for its antioxidants, which combat free radicals and environmental stressors, preventing premature ageing. Rich in vitamins and minerals, it promotes skin hydration, resulting in a refreshed and revitalised appearance.


Mugwort is a skincare gem renowned for its anti-inflammatory properties, making it effective in soothing and calming sensitive skin. Packed with antioxidants, this botanical powerhouse helps protect the skin from environmental damage, while its natural antibacterial qualities contribute to clearer, balanced skin.


Niacinamide helps enhance the skin's barrier function, promoting moisture retention and preventing water loss. Its anti-inflammatory properties aid in calming redness and irritation, while also assisting in reducing the appearance of fine lines and hyperpigmentation, resulting in a smoother and more even complexion.


AXIS-Y doesn't adhere to specific beauty standards or principles; instead, it fosters an inclusive and free-spirited community that provides a safe space and adds positivity to individuals. The brand consistently listens to and incorporates feedback from its trusted community to enhance and tailor products to better suit their needs.

Product Line Feature: The Meaning Behind 6+1+1 

Product Line Feature: The Meaning Behind 6+1+1

The 6+1+1 line is AXIS-Y’s first and signature collection which includes a wide variety of products with many different skin concerns being targeted, product to product. But one thing they all have in common is their 6-1-1 formulation. 

6 Nutrient-Rich, Natural Ingredients

AXIS-Y carefully selects plant extracts that are healthy and deliver benefits for the skin according to the type of climate.

1 Functional, Goal-Oriented Agent

AXIS-Y uses one functional ingredient to solve the targeted skin problem safely and effectively.

1 Quality-Producing Skincare Technology

AXIS-Y incorporates expertise in manufacturing to quality deliver ingredients and results.

Best of AXIS-Y

AXIS-Y Dark Spot Correcting Glow Serum (50ml) - £19.00

AXIS-Y Dark Spot Correcting Glow Serum (50ml)

A 5% Niacinamide-based serum that corrects dark spots and improves uneven skin tone for all skin types. With the help of plant-derived Squalane, this serum retains moisture to keep your skin glowing and healthy. The glow serum also reduces blemishes. After just 3 days, customers saw a 13.29% improvement in blemishes and a  21.60% with two consecutive weeks of usage according to clinical trials! 

AXIS-Y Complete No-Stress Physical Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++ (50ml) - £16.00

AXIS-Y Complete No-Stress Physical Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++ (50ml)

A mugwort-based sunscreen featuring 2% Niacinamide and Squalane that protects skin from UVA and UVB damage while healing the skin. The formula has recently been upgraded, following feedback from our community. The texture has been improved to an essence-gel finish, with Hyaluronic Acid added for additional hydration and the herbal fragrances have been excluded to suit all skin types.

AXIS-Y PHA Resurfacing Glow Peel (50ml) - £18.00 

AXIS-Y PHA Resurfacing Glow Peel (50ml)

Introducing AXIS-Y's PHA Resurfacing Glow Peel—a 10% PHA gel-water formula for gentle exfoliation and pore-clearing for all skin types. Packed with extracts from five fruits and vegetables, like Cucumber, Papaya, and Centella Asiatica, this peel soothes and nourishes, revealing rejuvenated skin. Combating pollution and external aggressors, it includes Camellia Flower Extract, known for antioxidant and sebum control properties.

AXIS-Y Artichoke Intensive Skin Barrier Ampoule (30ml) - £20.00

AXIS-Y Artichoke Intensive Skin Barrier Ampoule (30ml)

With a focus on the core ingredient of artichoke, this formulation is crafted to repair and fortify the skin's natural barrier, effectively preventing irritation. Specifically created for normal, combination, oily skin types, the upgraded formula now incorporates double the Hawkweed extract, providing heightened antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties for a brighter and smoother complexion. Plus, it's alcohol-free.

AXIS-Y Mugwort Pore Clarifying Wash-Off Pack (100ml) - £21.00

AXIS-Y Mugwort Pore Clarifying Wash-Off Pack (100ml)

Infused with a robust 61% Mugwort extract, this wash-off pack is designed to purify pores, soothe inflammation, and gently exfoliate dead skin, revealing a bright and healthy complexion. As we navigate diverse environmental and internal stressors that can irritate the skin, AXIS-Y turns to the power of mugwort, deeply rooted in Korean culture as a purifying plant to heal all different types of skin and improve the skin’s texture.

AXIS-Y The Mini Glow Set (4 items) - £8.99

AXIS-Y The Mini Glow Set (4 items)

If you are new to the brand, AXIS-Y the Mini Glow Set is a complete kit to try their top-selling products! The set includes mini versions of the artichoke ampoule, dark spot-correcting glow serum, daily purifying treatment toner, and quinoa one-step balanced gel cleanser—perfect for a glowing skincare routine on the go for all skin types.

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