Meet the Founders

Isabella Lee co founder of elxr skin photo

Isabella

Full disclosure: As a skincare addict who spent days upon days in airports,  I cannot tell you how many hours I've spent wishing that my favourite skincare brands would use the natural, high performance ingredients in their face products and put them into functional personal hygiene. After years of scouring duty free, the shelves of Boots and pages of Cult beauty I decided enough is enough.
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So with a team of experts, Amelia and I dreamed up our first product - a natural, 70% alcohol hand sanitiser that would leave skin nourished and moisturised whether you are travelling through an airport or just running out the door. 
With more products to keep your skin protected in the works, I am excited that we can finally give our community the power to stay protected and juggle whatever they like with their hands.  This is about treating your skin, in a sustainable way, looking after yourself and the planet - so you can focus on what you are doing with your hands, not looking after them.
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Amelia Wallace Scott co founder of elxr skin photo
Amelia
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Many life choices up until now have revolved around sustainability without me even realising it.
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I was raised in South East Asia and was lucky enough to be able to travel around the region helping to build solar panelled baths and sustainable classrooms. Fast forward 5 years, after leaving university I somehow ended up working for an airline (an industry renowned for waste and pollution). I saw the monumental amount of plastic waste from disposable products on- board and subsequently had the opportunity to work on innovative water saving initiatives and the war on 'single use' plastic. 
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I think that these experiences have naturally led me to the co-founding of elxr. I've always been interested in skincare and when considering an impact that I could make within that, the 'travel disposables' market seemed the most in need. ‘On-the-go’ skincare is not as sustainable as it should be and I am determined to change it. COVID-19 has brought the global economy and healthcare system to its knees and with it, it has exacerbated this waste problem. With the mass production of chemical sanitisers, face masks and wipes on the rise-  Isabella and I felt that this was the time to really make an impact for the better.
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