Gunilla is a Swedish skin care company that makes all its products from organic ingredients. Gunilla’ s philosophy is simple – if you want to know if your product works go and check it out at the spa and ask the beautician. Gunilla has many skin care products. And, like many beauty product manufacturers, this brand is into the anti-aging market as well.
The Gunilla brand of anti-aging products is known as AKTA meaning genuine. The following AKTA products are said to help make you look young. They include the AKTA cell Rejuvenator, AKTA Ceramide, AKTA Alpha hydroxy, AKTA Eye and AKTA lip Kram. Other related anti-aging products include the AKTA Herbal face wash and balancing toner. Each of the ingredients is made from organic harvest and there is no use of insecticides, pesticides or weed killers. And, to top it all off, Gunilla says that it makes all products that cost less $ 40, which can be a nice change for consumers.
If you use of any AKTA products, the natural ingredients will penetrate the deep layers of the skin and stimulate the growth of collagen and hyaluronic acid. The end result will be a skin that is tight, retains water and appears plump and luscious. Gunilla formulations also contain many antioxidants that will protect against the environment Gunilla also has a whole line of other products including some to treat acne and dermatitis.
Gunilla ingredients include: Arnica, Ceramide, Carrageen, Elder tree, English Ivy toning, Grape fruit seed extract, hops, Horse chest nut, Ivy, Jojoba oil, Lemon, Linden, Mallow, Marigold, Pellitory, Pine tree, rose Oil, Rosemary, Safflower Oil, Sea Ware, Soapwort, Squalene, St john’s Wort, Watercress, Witch Hazel.
All of the ingredients are natural. Please note that there are a number of plant extracts which have antibacterial properties (St. John ‘s wort, Watercress, Pine Tree, and Marigold.) Squalene is a naturally occurring skin type substance that has “wax like” properties. Besides moistening the skin it also possess antioxidant capabilities.
- Free samples.
- Free skin care advice.
- Refund policy.
- May be difficult to get a hold of in the US.
- Does not feature cutting-edge parabens.
- No before/after photos that we could find.
- Anti-aging is not the primary focus of Gunilla, and many products may prove more useful as general skin care products.
The Bottom Line
Obviously, it’s hard to criticize a company which has a motto that all its products should not cost more than $40 and be affordable. Gunilla makes all its formulations from natural plants grown in an organic environment. There are a lot of testimonials from professionals and consumers. The website is comprehensive and explains a lot about skin disorders. One can even order free samples. Even though Gunilla is a Swedish company, the website has a list of most North American spas which sell the products.