Swedish women are known for their impeccable style (just examine the models and editors at Stockholm Fashion Week, for proof). The look can be described as simultaneously polished and effortless, chic and comfortable. The same applies to the beauty look, as well.
Here, a collection of Sweden’s beauty gurus share their favorite products that Americans need to know about.
A Guide to Sweden’s Most Beloved Beauty Products
Kristin Cederholm, the co-founder of Fox & Sparrow, can’t live without this lip salve from Försvarets Hudsalva. It’s so nourishing, that mountaineers depend on it for protecting their lips.
Försvarets Hudsalva, $12, bestmadeco.com.
Makeup artist Gucci Westman’s sister-in-law Maria Nyman is obsessed with this birch leaf and vitamin-charged fruit waters face mist, which refreshes and rehydrates dry skin.
Björk and Berries Deep Forest Face Mist, $33, bjorkandberries.com.
Estelle and Thild is another must-try brand in Kristin Cederholm’s arsenal. This organic anti-aging oil boots radiance and packs a potent blend of antioxidants, vitamins and essential fatty acids.
Estelle and Thild BioDefense Multi-Nutrient Youth Oil, $68, net-a-porter.com.
Singer and actress Kayo Shekoni recommends this vegan super fruit concentrate that packs goji , acai and sea buckthorn berries to perk up tired skin.
AnneMarie Börlind Vitamin Energizer, $50, boerlind.com.
Maria Åkerberg’s cosmetics are a favorite of beauty consultant Catherine Dicky. The line is made exclusively of vegetable oils, and its colors are derived essential oils and plant extracts.
Maria Åkerberg Rouge, $21, skincity.com.
Catherine Dichy swears this intensive cream does it all–it protects, smooths, and relieves skin and lips.
True Organic All You Need Is Me, $30, trueorganicofsweden.com.
Makeup artist Linda Öhrstöm trusts this serum to keep skin moist, and prepare it for additional products.
Luxsit Enrich Hydrating Serum, $65, luxsitorganic.com.
While this may be a French import, singer and actress Lisa Nilsson digs into this preservative free balm for some deep hydration that’s alined with the all-natural Swedish ethos. Decléor Aroma Night Iris Rejuvenating Night Balm, $82, decleorusa.com.
Maria Nyman relies on this mineral-rich mask to help refine skin texture and draw out impurities.
Kerstin Florian Clarifying Moor Mud Masque, $38, nordstrom.com.
Makeup artist Linda Sundqvist uses this lotion to fake a perfect set of legs. The potion firms, tightens and imparts a healthy glow.
Prtty Peaushun Skin Tight Body Lotion, $39, net-a-porter.com.
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