About Us

SKIN Ireland produces sustainable organic vegan skincare products for women and men.  SKIN sources certified organic plant ingredients from county Wicklow. Small batches are created on a weekly basis.  Set up by Yvonne Thunder in 2021, SKIN is based in Dublin. SKIN is a member of the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland. 

Organic Vegan Products

To date SKIN has developed eight products - a Luxurious Whipped Lavender Body Butter, a Luxurious Whipped Unfragranced Body Butter, a Relax into Sleep Lavender Pillow & Room Mist, a Rich & Sweet Orange Lip Balm, a Rich & Fresh Peppermint Lip Balm, Cool Hydrating Aloe Vera Botanical Foot Butter with Eucalyptus & Peppernint. Other new products are in development for release in winter 2023.  

photo credit Senija Topcic @tsenija
Founder and owner, Yvonne Thunder is currently completing a Diploma in Organic Skincare with accredited online Organic Cosmetic Science School, Formula Botanica in the UK. SKIN has a studio-lab in Dublin's Phoenix Park area where products are developed and produced. 
Yvonne has a background in film production and has worked on government events including the Centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising for the Department of the Taoiseach.  She holds a post-graduate diploma in Business in Cultural Event Management.  

SKIN's Ethos
The ethos of SKIN is to only work with certified ethically sourced vegan ingredients that provide intensely hydrating nourishment and therapeutic benefits to deliver the desired result of improving the skin.  Food for your skin!  Each carefully selected plant ingredient and essential oil in every botanical formula, contains hardworking natural plant vitamins and minerals. 

SKIN at Farmers Market
Two Saturdays a month, SKIN will be at Airfield Estate's Farmers Market, two Fridays at Sandyford Market in Naomh Olaf GAA Hall, two Sundays at Herbert Park Farmers Market in Ballsbridge and one Sunday a month at Turquoise Cafe on Djouce mountain in Roundwood county Wicklow.  Dates and locations are updated at the beginning of each month, here on the home page and on Instagram skin.ireland 

SKIN’s Role to Support the Protection of our Environment
SKIN only uses recycled materials (reusing paper packaging received with orders from SKIN's ingredients supplier) for packaging online orders. All product containers are pharmaceutical-grade and 100% recyclable.  We encourage customers to wash and reuse the aluminiumin tins and amber/blue glass jars.  All product containers are sourced from SKIN's ingredients supplier in county Wicklow.  Product paper labels are produced in Dublin. SKIN's gift bags are produced from recycled paper, sourced from Irish family business Little and McClean.

Grateful for LEO Support
Yvonne completed Dublin City Council’s Local Enterprise Office, Start Your Own Business course in 2021 and gratefully acknowledges the support of LEO.