Max Benjamin is an Irish family business located in Enniskerry, at the foothills of the enchanting Wicklow Mountains. Creating unique scents that transport customers with the highest quality ingredients is what makes Mx Benjamin a truly unique brand.Owned and operated by one sister, Orla and two brothers, Mark & David, Max Benjamin was created from Orla’s love of candle making, discovered on a summer spent in America during college. She brought this love home to Wicklow and merged it with her love of nature and her family lifestyle, naming Max Benjamin after her twin sons Max and Ben.
Now working together with her two brothers, Mark and David, in their studio based in Wicklow, nestled amongst their family homes their approach to sustainable design is, and always will be, inspired daily by their family and surrounds.
They are , Ireland’s leading purveyors of luxury scents and home goods is launching into a brand new segment with its bath & body collection. The brand, which is constantly innovating and making scents for its loyal customers, is launching this new collection to encourage consumers to focus on self-care and personal wellness. The trio of products, a body cream, body scrub and bath salts, are designed for escaping to the bathroom for some pampering and self-indulgence.
The range, focusing on ‘moments for me’, created by the Max Benjamin in-house chemist uses 100% natural ingredients. The vegan products include essential oils of lavender and chamomile along with the highly beneficial mineral magnesium which can stabilise your mood, relieves stress and eases muscle tension. All the products are handmade in Ireland with the greatest care. Each of the products in the collection is packed with natural ingredients and perfect for transforming your home bathroom into a luxury spa.
- Magnesium Sage Scrub (€35): Exfoliating is important preparation pre-bathing and this gentle scrub contains natural sugar to maximise exfoliation. The scrub also contains natural sunflower oil an anti-oxidant containing oleic acid, vitamin E, sesame and linoleic acid. It is highly absorbent and won’t clog pores. Avocado oil provides hydration while natural jojoba oil is moisturising, anti-bacterial, an anti-oxidant and non-comedogenic. As with all these products there is an emphasis on magnesium which stabilises mood, relieves stress and anxiety while relaxing muscle tension. The soothing properties of vetiver, cedarwood and bergamot essential oils help to aid sleep and will also alleviate stress and elevate your mood.
- Magnesium Bath Salts (€27): Sprinkle these luxurious salts into a hot bath to relieve an aching body after a long day. Natural sodium chloride eases achy muscles and joints, stimulates circulation and calms irritated skin. As with the scrub, the soothing properties of vetiver, cedarwood and bergamot essential oils aid sleep, alleviate stress and elevate your mood. Natural magnesium also stabilises your mood while relaxing muscle tension. Amyris oil is included which helps those suffering from anxiety, weak immune system, poor cognition, respiratory infections and sleep disorders. All of the products place an emphasis on relaxation.
- Lavender & Chamomile Body Cream (€38): This luxurious cream contains lavender, chamomile and patchouli oil which are renowned for their calming properties. It also includes magnesium which stabilises your mood, relieving stress and anxiety while easing muscle tension. Moisturising and hydrating ingredients of shea butter and avocado oil are included along with vetiver and cedarwood essential oils which aid sleep. Amyris oil is helpful if suffering from anxiety, weak immune system, respiratory infections and sleep disorders and bergamot essential oils help to alleviate stress and elevate your mood. The cream is the perfect way to complete the “moment for me” ritual, going on to skin like silk and preparing one for a night of restful sleep after an evening of self-care and relaxation.
Each product is 200ml in size and packaged in elegant vessels with silver lids. The first 50 customers to purchase any item from the bath & body collection on the Max Benjamin website will receive a beautiful gift with purchase, a bunch of dried lavender from onemorething.ie. The Max Benjamin bath & body collection is available to purchase at www.maxbejamin.com and with select luxury retailers nationwide.
On the new launch, Mark Van den Bergh, Brand & Creative Director of Max Benjamin said: “We have successfully transitioned our award-winning scents into different products in the past, from soap to sanitisers and more. What we found when launching our electronic diffuser, the Happy Pod, is that customers are focused on self-care now more than ever. With the world slowing down around us it became apparent to so many that prioritising ‘moments for me’ is crucial to our own wellbeing. We wanted to meet this customer need by bringing our signature scents and quality to a range that can truly transform your home bathroom into a spa and transport you to a place of extreme relaxation. The quality of the bath & body collection is excellent and we are so excited for our customers to experience Max Benjamin in a completely new way.”