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PURE AND BRIGHT - PRISTINE - Brightening Essence 50 ml


Pristine LAVENDER & FENNEL with 7 Bioactive Plant Extracts 

Essence is a product that will replace your toner and add many extra benefits. 

  • reduces age spots, discoloration and uneven skin tone (proven clinical results) 
  • increases skin’s hydration levels
  • offers anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory benefits

In the pristine waters of a mountain stream, we are reminded of the power of nature to balance and to revive. Indulge your skin in nature’s purity and reclaim luminosity, brightness and youthful radiance. Infused with 7 rare and potent bioactive plant extracts harvested at high altitude, Pristine Brightening Essence works to naturally impact uneven skin tone, resulting in a brighter, more luminous complexion. 




Significantly lighten age spots – by 22% in 56 days
56 days cosmetic study, application twice a day, observed in 90% of the volunteers

Active ingredient: ALPAFLOR® GIGAWHITE CB - 7 organic, sustainable and fair-trade certified plant extracts.

Pristine’s powerful blend of pure botanicals works in harmony to calm and refine the look of skin. This gentle yet highly active formula reduces age spots, discoloration and uneven skin tone while gently removing impurities, toning skin and bringing it back to balance. 


Aromatherapy benefit

  • The benefits of LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL were discovered over 2,500 years ago for its powerful calming and antidepressive properties. It has been used to treat neurological issues like migraines, stress, anxiety, and depression. 
  • FENNEL SEED ESSENTIAL OIL is used in skincare and beauty mostly due to its soothing properties. Sweet notes are known in aromatherapy to create a calming effect that reduces anxiety and stress.


Awarded by industry experts


Lavender is a powerhouse when it comes to skincare benefits that is why we have incorporated both the essential oil and water distillate of lavender in our products. The oil is said to help stimulate cellular growth while the water-based distillate is has skin toning and soothing properties.

Benefits: antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, regenerative, calming, anti-allergenic, toning, stimulating

Fennel is perfect for helping maintain youthful, healthy skin. Its natural content of beneficial components includes over 87 volatile compounds, phenolic compounds, fatty acids, and amino acids.

Benefits: anti-oxidative properties, helps the skin to retain moisture, prevents TransEpidermal Water Loss (TEWL), antibacterial, antimicrobial, and anti-fungal properties, strong anti-radical scavenging activity

Peppermint has a refreshing, soothing effect on the skin. It reduces redness, irritation and itching, it cools the skin by constricting capillaries, and assists in healing. Its mildly antiseptic effect helps to control the bacteria on the surface of the skin making it the perfect ingredient for treating blemish prone skin.

Benefits: antimicrobial, cooling, astringent, antipruritic, anti-inflammatory

Speedwell is known to have strong antioxidant properties that help to slow down or prevent cell damage caused by oxidation. It is thought to stimulate collagen synthesis and gently help smooth out the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It is credited with purifying and tonic properties that may help promote pore refinement.

Benefits: anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, soothing, stimulating, purifying, tonic

This extract has been shown to have antioxidant activity and therefore protects the skin from free radical damage. A study by French researchers (in the International Journal of Cosmetic Science) revealed that it increases the epidermal thickness to smooth out wrinkles and improve pores.

Benefits: calm inflammation, balances oil production, antioxidant, benefits congestion and acne, helps smooth out wrinkles

Its high content of flavonoids, vitamins C and E offer potential antioxidant benefits to help prevent cell damage from environmental influences such as UV radiation and pollution. It is attributed with skin soothing and anti-inflammatory properties.

Benefits: soothing, emollient, antioxidant, astringent, conditioning

Lemon balm contains antioxidants called caffeic acid and ferulic acid. Studies have shown that their antioxidant effects neutralise the oxidizing impact of free radicals which can cause cell damage and contribute to premature ageing.

Benefits: antioxidant, astringent, soothing and calming, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial

It is considered to be one of the best wound-healing herbs due to its ability to reduce inflammation and promote faster healing. The flavonoids and phenolic acids present in the extract are powerful antioxidants that help fight free radical damage. They are also thought to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Benefits: antioxidant, anti-inflammatory effects, brightening, exfoliating, blemish control

This extract is high in beta-carotene, vitamin C, calcium, sodium, potassium and salicylates. These antioxidant and immune boosting nutrients promote more radiant skin and assist in faster skin healing. Its cell stimulating and rejuvenating properties help even out skin tone. It is commonly used for treating congested skin prone to acne and blemishes.

Benefits: soothing, antioxidant, immune boosting, toning

Aqua (Swiss Mountain Spring water), Foeniculum Vulgare (Fennel) Water*, Pentylene Glycol, Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate, Glycerin, Alcohol, Ascorbyl Glucoside; Arginine, Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract*, Alchemilla Vulgaris (Lady’s mantle) Extract*, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract*, Melissa (Lemon balm) Officinalis Leaf Extract*, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract*, Primula Veris (Cowslip) Extract*, Veronica Officinalis (Speedwell) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract*, Foeniculum Vulgare Dulce  (Sweet Fennel) Fruit Oil*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil*, Phytic Acid, Levulinic Acid, Sodium Levulinate, Linalool, Limonene, Sodium Hydroxide.

*Certified organic



You can use essence after washing your face, instead of a toner. Essence is a more active version of a toner and has many additional benefits and active ingredients. Read more here.


Apply a small amount of Pristine Brightening Essence to a cotton round and sweep from the center of the face outward and upward, removing any traces of excess dirt or makeup. Do not rinse. Follow with your favorite Flower and Spice moisturizer.

PURE AND BRIGHT - PRISTINE - Brightening Essence 50 ml


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Customer Reviews

Based on 17 reviews
Ana Karim

I absolutely love this essence! Really lovely packaging, nice natural scent that makes my morning and evening skincare routine amazing, I look forward to it every time. The essence gives a nice, fresh feeling to my skin, it clears it and makes it super soft. I recommend it. Thank you for this beautiful product, keep up the good work.

Really bright skin

I love this product because it has an amazing effect on skin - rejuvenating and bright complexion.
I bought brightening esence 3 times now. Superb.

Love it

Had a sample of the moisturiser and brightening essence given to me by a friend. Loved them so much I had to buy them both when I ran out. They smell amazing, both are kind and gentle on my skin, my skin has never looked and felt so good. Thank you FlowerSpice.

N Lockett
Simply Amazing!

It does exactly what is says it will do. I initially only had a sample of the essence, but was so impressed I bought two full sized bottles. The brightening essence left my skin looking clear, more even tone and with a natural glow. Some products say a lot wonderful things in their marketing, but the efficacy is underwhelming. Not so with Flower and Spice, and I highly recommend!

Such a treat for the skin

The pure and brightening essence feels so nice on m skin after using the calming exfoliator. We will buy again!