Our Story

Our Story

We are a skin wellness brand with an aromatherapist’s soul, an artist’s spirit, and a scientist’s commitment to results. An innovative and global British skincare brand with over 30 years of expertise and available in over 45 countries, we believe in ‘truth in beauty’.

Our Story


- WE BELIEVE IN

1. Skin Wellness

Our products work to protect your skin’s unique microflora and fight off daily aggressors, whilst promoting a healthy acid mantle. 

2. Proven Results

Every new ELEMIS formula is rigorously testedto ensure maximum efficacy, and our powerful active ingredients deliver clinically-proven results. We are committed to delivering results that you can see and feel, inside and outside.

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3. Feel-Good Skincare

With a foundation in aromatherapy, our products are thoughtfully created with natural fragrances and sublime textures. Our approach to skincare is holistic; we believe in the power of engaging all the senses on your skin wellness journey.

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4. Transparent Innovation

All of our products are developed in our ELEMIS Innovation Hub in London and manufactured in England*, with the highest standards in quality and safety.

Our Promise

ELEMIS: The Timeline

1989 - ELEMIS was founded in London by entrepreneur and investor Linda Steiner. Linda’s vision was to create a skincare range as close to nature as possible. She was joined by the co-founding trio Noella Gabriel, Sean Harrington and Oriele Frank, each with a different speciality, who evolved the brand to where it is today and remain actively involved.

1994 -ELEMIS launches Spa & Retail onboard cruise ships, introducing the brand to a new and well-traveled audience.

2001- The House of ELEMIS, the brand’s flagship day spa, opens in London’s prestigious Mayfair.

2003 -Pro-Collagen Marine Cream launches, with its innovative gel-cream texture that delivers intense moisture and younger-looking skin in just 14 days.

2006- ELEMIS patents Tri-Enzyme Technology, a unique blend of 3 enzymes that helps to resurface the skin without compromising the skin’s delicate microflora.

2008- Noella Gabriel, Co-Founder and President, wins the CEW Achiever Award.


2013- Sean Harrington, Co-Founder and CEO, wins the 2013 CEW Special Industry Award.

2014- ELEMIS wins the esteemed CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women) Award for Best British Brand.

2015 -Launch of revolutionary BIOTEC treatments in ELEMIS spas, featuring professional high potency actives with bio-electric technology for advanced results.

2016 -Superfood collection is launched, harnessing the power of vitamin-packed Superfoods and prebiotics to balance the skin’s microflora.

2018 - ELEMIS charts US expansion with opening of 600 ULTA Beauty doors.

2019 -ULTRA SMART Pro-Collagen, ELEMIS’ ultra-premium line is launched.

2019 - Oriele Frank, Co-Founder and UK Managing Director, wins the CEW Achiever Award.

2020 - Industry-leading No Touch Facial is launched, offering maximum results with minimum touch and stringent hygiene and safety protocols.

2020 - ELEMIS is named Best Premium Skincare Brand by The Sunday Times Style in the UK.