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Alkimi & Aura

Beauty and wellness startup Alkimi & Aura make natural cosmetics and run creative events in Sheffield. Owner Kim has a passion for scent and the inherent power it has to lift our spirits and instantly transport us to a moment in time.

I helped Alkimi & Aura build their brand and online presence from the ground up, including:

 

Beauty and wellness startup Alkimi & Aura make natural cosmetics and run creative events in Sheffield. Owner Kim has a passion for scent and the inherent power it has to lift our spirits and instantly transport us to a moment in time.

I helped Alkimi & Aura build their brand and online presence from the ground up, including:

 

Project management
Art direction
Story
Brand identity
Packaging
Copywriting
E-commerce site
Digital content
Content strategy
Print management
Email campaign

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I worked with the excellent Helena Dolby on the product shoot at Roco in Sheffield, with the idea that ‘simple is better’. We captured owner Kim creating an essential oil blend by hand, using the raw materials that form the essence of the products—citrus, beeswax, eucalyptus and lavender.

I worked with the excellent Helena Dolby on the product shoot at Roco in Sheffield, with the idea that ‘simple is better’. We captured owner Kim creating an essential oil blend by hand, using the raw materials that form the essence of the products—citrus, beeswax, eucalyptus and lavender.

I worked with the excellent Helena Dolby on the product shoot at Roco in Sheffield, with the idea that ‘simple is better’. We captured owner Kim creating an essential oil blend by hand, using the raw materials that form the essence of the products—citrus, beeswax, eucalyptus and lavender.

I worked with the excellent Helena Dolby on the product shoot at Roco in Sheffield, with the idea that ‘simple is better’. We captured owner Kim creating an essential oil blend by hand, using the raw materials that form the essence of the products—citrus, beeswax, eucalyptus and lavender.

I worked with the excellent Helena Dolby on the product shoot at Roco in Sheffield, with the idea that ‘simple is better’. We captured owner Kim creating an essential oil blend by hand, using the raw materials that form the essence of the products—citrus, beeswax, eucalyptus and lavender.

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Outcomes

Alkimi & Aura are now stocked in Sheffield’s best independent shops and have been picked up by ethical retailer Bearhugs for their luxury boxes. Their products were included in The Happiness Kit by The Chimney House, alongside brands including Essence + Alchemy and Clipper Teas and are set to launch in Australia next year.

Credits

Print—ASAP
Photography—Helena Dolby