Start the day the right way
A chance to focus on yourself, moisturise and apply deodorant - while concentrating your mind on your goals and plans for the day. No overexposure to potential ingredient risks or endocrine disruptors from your products, while doing good for the planet making your bathroom more sustainable.
Moisturiser & Deodorant built to protect skins who play hard
Ingredients taken from elite sports diet sheets formulated for skins under stress, frequently exposed to the elements that belong to a body that is driven to perform and always work hard. Our deodorant is rigorously tested on sweaty athletes with 95% of customers saying, ‘it worked all day long’.
It just works, however how active you are.
28 High-performance natural ingredients in your moisturiser and a deodorant described as ‘the Tesla of natural deodorants’ with 100s of 5-star reviews. Both made with only a natural and organic ingredient list - fit for a nutribullet smoothie. Using multiple in vitro and in vivo lab proven ingredients to take healthy skincare to another level.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Dermatologically tested? Yes, for Oil Balance Pro Moisturiser.
Clinically proven to moisturise? Yes, * controlled tests independently carried out by Cutest Systems Ltd, Cardiff.
Nuts? No, no nut-based ingredients.
Vegan? Deodorant - yes. Moisturiser - Yes
Animal testing? No.
Sold in china? No.
Allergies? Please check full inci list. we list everything including not hiding fragrance under the word ‘parfum’.
Suitable during preganancy? Yes.
Recyclable? Yes, all our packaging is 100% recyclable + you can reuse the pump on the moisturiser.
Refillable? Deodorant - Yes. Moisturiser - This product has a Proverb ‘reload’, part of our minimal waste skincare system. On order one, you get the outer box, glass bottle and pump. On all ongoing orders you do not get the box or pump. You reuse your pump from order one. The bottle will arrive with a small recyclable aluminium cap. Globally pumps and atomisers are very hard to recycle as they are mixed materials so we are on a mission to get rid of them. You only need one.
Storage Below 25 degrees in a cool, dark place.
Free from Parabens, petroleum, PEGs, propylene glycol, artificial fragrance, GM modified ingredients, SLS, Gluten
Natural & organic? Both Moisturiser and Deodorant are entirely natural with organic ingredients in the moisturiser too.
Our dedication to natural & organic Greenwashing brands pretending to be natural, is rife and only getting worse. We will only ever tell you the truth about our ingredients, the sources and which elements are natural, organic or the legal required preservatives. We formulate with painstaking dedication to this mantra for your health but also as it ensures the elite grown version of each ingredient.
Made in England? Yes, formulated and made in England. where our headquarters are. ingredients are sourced sustainably from around the world. Lifefuelled humans using the products globally.
In vitro & in vivo lab proven actives? Yes, we have selected many active ingredients with strong in vitro and in vivo testing results for the individual ingredients. Combining this with researching the source, origins and ethics of each ingredient.
‘Clean’ brands tend to be younger and newer to market and thus don’t usually invest the large amount of funds needed to clinically trial products to prove results in an independent lab. Not us; we are firmly committed to do this as the clean, organic and natural sector has to prove it works. As we
grow the brand, we will grow the investment into clinical testing as a priority but below are our test results so far!
Dermatological testing All Proverb skincare has been successfully Dermatologically tested
Full formula clinical in vivo trials Hydration Pro Moisturiser has been clinically proven to moisturise.* In controlled study Hydration Pro Moisturiser outperformed the leading male skincare brand’s daily moisturiser.
*This level of testing at launch from a young, new brand is unheard of in the organic and natural sector.
Lab tests on individual ingredients Amino acids and peptide complex from coconuts - in vitro tests showed 32% reduction in the number of wrinkles when used twice daily over a 42 day period.
Hyaluronic acid proven to reduce TEWL (transepidermal water loss) and increase skin hydration by up to 10% from control group and more than 20% reduction of oiliness was seen in 12 weeks.
Unsaponifiable Sunflower Seed Oil- proven 24 hour moisturisation claims
Your skin should feel immediately more comfortable and softer when you apply Hydration Pro Moisturiser.
We would expect within the first week that your skin will look brighter, less tired and feel more nourished.
You should also be getting signs that your skin is more actually more moisturised. It shouldn’t feel tight as the low molecular hyaluronic acid starts helping draw more water to the surface of your skin and reducing inflammation.
The combination of ingredients is focused on reducing skin stress and improving hydration so your skin looks smooth and never dry or tired.
Remember as your skin cycle is approximately 28 days when you change to any new skincare you should commit to 4 weeks to ensure your skin likes it.
1.Proverb 4 x 4 x 4 – your skincare program
2.Proverb Skin Lifelessons
For best results use Hydration Pro Moisturiser morning and evening as part of your Proverb 4 x 4 x 4.
Proverb 4 x 4 x 4 Your 4-minute routine in the morning and evening. Use your products in prescribed order: Cleanser, Serum, Moisturiser and include 4 facial gym massage moves.
Twice a week also use the Energising Facial Scrub.
Proverb expert skin lifelessons Proverb means statements of truth and the truth is what you do internally will impact your skin just as much if not more than what you do on the outside. We have made a book of Skin Lifelessons- all the additional hacks and tips you need to help your skin concerns. Download using link below:
Moisturiser Citrus tones of bergamot, lemon peel and both sweet and bitter orange made more interesting with a unique blend of basil, thyme and mountain pepper so it is never too sweet.
A creamy texture that glides on and absorbs easily.
Deodorant Glides well into the armpit. It slides on and then dries to a very light powder feel.