Press

Browse the highlights of some of our favourite press features!


INDEPENDENT- DEC 2020

"This chai spices candle (£11.99, UpCircle) was awarded the best buy award in our review of the best winter and Christmas candles for 2020."

WHO WHAT WEAR - DEC 2020

"This award-winning balm is great for getting rid of makeup and dirt."

INDEPENDENT - DEC 2020

"The cheapest entry on this list also happens to be our favourite. UpCircle’s chai tea latte soy wax candle is simple but strong and warmed up even the darkest, coldest nights of an otherwise dismal year."

ABOUT TIME - DEC 2020

"Pioneering skincare that’s regenerative by design, UpCircle Beauty turn leftover natural ingredients with more to give into quality skincare products."

INDEPENDENT- DEC 2020

"Always one step ahead of the game, sustainable brand UpCircle has created brilliant biodegradable, plastic-free, ocean-friendly cotton buds to help with your zero-waste bathroom goals.Made from sustainable bamboo and organic cotton, they’re also packaged in a recycled paper box."

NEWSCHAIN - DEC 2020

"Innovative eco brand UpCircle repurposes ingredients that would otherwise be thrown away. This set includes a body scrub with coffee grounds from cafes, and soap with residual chai spices, as well as a tube squeezer – so nothing goes to waste – and a bar of tasty vegan dark chocolate."

THE C WORD MAG- DEC 2020

"UpCircle describes itself as a natural ethical skincare brand that is both vegan and cruelty free. Basically all you need to know is, they turn leftover natural ingredients (e.g. used coffee grounds) into quality skincare products - meaning you can look good, but feel good about it too."

VEGAN LIFE- DEC 2020

"UpCircle Beauty grew out of a literal ‘wake up and smell the coffee’ moment. When they contemplated the staggering amount of coffee grounds that must be wasted from cafés each day, they decided to do something about it."

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING- DEC 2020

"Eco-conscious beauty brand UpCircle has packed together some of its bestselling products to bring us the ultimate skincare gift box. Inside you'll find 10 full size products, including a soap bar, body cream, body scrub, face scrub, serum, face mask, face moisturiser, cleansing balm, face toner and eye cream."

BEAUTY-NOT-CRUELTY- DEC 2020

"Upcircle Beauty Cleansing Face Balm
Deliciously thick and luxurious, this beautiful balm melts makeup, dirt and grime.
Made with repurposed apricot stones, a by-product of the food industry this vegan beauty balm brings sustainability to a new level."

VIRGIN- NOV 2020

"UpCircle, the brand that turns plant waste into skincare products, was founded in 2016 by sibling duo Anna and Will Brightman. They realised their local coffee shop produced lots of coffee ground waste and had to pay their local council to remove it. They offered to take it away to use it instead."

ESQUIRE- NOV 2020

"Sunday nights are for hangovers and face masks – and UpCircle's vegan, natural, cruelty-free options are some of the best. They'll probably rid your usual dread of some guilt too, and the restorative effects of white kaolin clay, coconut powder and baobab oil will be written all over your face come Monday morning."

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