In spite of the very ‘downtown New York’ style of their spacious offices in London, REN is 100% British!
Here is a little overview of this brand, which has gained the respect of the entire beauty industry and has become a favorite among beauty editors.
Each product is created to deliver really amazing effects.
When they created the company, the founders wanted a brand that could offer ‘lovely products but without all the bad ingredients’ Antony Buck tells us.
A brand with personality, a brand that could also be ‘democratic’ (reasonably priced for good quality) and a brand that would be ‘honest ’ in what it was are offering to clients.
“Today, you can be ‘clean’ and have the technology”, Buck tells us as the company launches their exciting new product, the ‘1 min facial’.
A few facts about REN
It was founded in 2000 by 2 talented men who came from the advertising and consulting industry: Robert Calcraft and Antony Buck.
They work exclusively with 1 dermo-cosmetologist, Dr. Colette Haydon, who has created every single product. She is a doctor of pharmacy and dermo-cosmetologist.
As of today she has developed 52 fabulous products.
1 new product this fall: the “1 Min Facial”. Based on Vitamin C, it clears the skin and gives it a quick powerful boost.
1 face massage specialist to train REN facialists around the world: Marielle. She has ‘gold in her hands’. She uses ‘shiatsu’, a delicate, slow facial that will profoundly relax you.
For BWB readers, founder Antony Buck shares his favorite spots in London:
NOPI: run by Yotham Otholenghi is “spectacularly good” and with the “best lighting”.
BUBBLELOGY: a wide variety of refreshing flavored fruit teas served ice cold or piping hot with chewy natural tapioca balls that you suck up through a fat straw.
Dinner on Saturday at the TATE MODERN restaurant… “with a table by the window”.
REN is FREE from synthetic fragrance and colors, petrochemicals, propylene glycol, animal ingredients, GM ingredients, PEGS, TEA/DEA, sulfates and parabens.