"The Hemp Collection" Face Mask Reviews

Have a read of some of the reviews and feedback we have received on our organic hemp face mask range!

Green and Clean. A Paradox?

Kermit the frog famously once sang “it’s not easy being green” and if you were to glance on over at any newspaper lying nearby you might be tempted to agree.

But it doesn't have to be that way - thanks to these tips.

Our Favourite At Home Beauty Recipes

What better way to explore how beauty products are made than to make them yourself?

Here are just a few of our favourite DIY beauty recipes. You won't believe how simple they are. 

Optiat Features on Hoxton Radio!

Co-founder Anna spent the morning with the wonderful hosts of Hoxton Radio chatting about all things Optiat.

Listen to her radio debut here!

Optiat Podcast With The Clean Hub

The Clean Hub is a community of clean beauty enthusiasts that seek to educate the beauty world of alternatives to toxic ingredients and empower unique indie beauty brands.

We were thrilled when The Clean Hub contacted us to be a part of their 'Clean Chat' podcast series. Have a listen!

London Coffee Festival, A Look Back!

This weekend marked the official 2nd birthday of Optiat. 

We love looking back to see how far we have come between our three experiences at the show, from day zero, to year one, to year two. We thought it would be fun to take a look back at snapshots from each year!

Fran's Sweet Buckwheat Banana Waffles

After recently buying a waffle maker, we have been experimenting big time in the kitchen. The humble waffle maker can produce some incredible dishes when you choose to think outside the box! Take a look at our favourite recipes!

Our Hemp Collection Gallery

A collection of images of lovely people enjoying our "Hemp Collection" face mask range!

Introducing Henny & Joe's

As we get ready to release our new soap bars we caught up with Ash from Henny & Joe's, the chai tea company whose leftover spices have formed the base of our new range!

The Food Waste Series: nibs etc.

In the Food Waste Series we will catch up with some of our fave zero waste pioneers: third in the series we chatted with Chloe, founder of nibs etc., who make delicious crackers from juice pulp!

"For The Love Of Scrub" Testimonials

Don't want to take our word for it? Have a read of some of this feedback on our coffee scrub range!

Fran's Vegan Pancakes

This Pancake Day we will be tucking in to yet another of Fran's delicious batches of vegan pancakes! Have a read and get ready to make your own!

The Food Waste Series: Snact

In our food waste blog series we will catch up with some of our fave zero waste pioneers! 

Second in the series we chatted with food waste Snactivists.

Optiat launches into Topshop

We are extremely excited to announce that Topshop have now officially launched our scrubs into selected stores and on their website!

Optiat Events Calendar

Here's what we've got planned for the first couple of months in 2018! 

Have a read for event dates and information!

The Food Waste Series: ChicP

In our food waste blog series we will catch up with some of our fave zero waste pioneers! 

First up we chatted with Hannah McCollum, the founder of ChicP.

Fran's Homemade Vegan Mince Pies

These mince pies are gluten free, grain free, dairy free, sugar free and nut free – perfect for all sorts of allergies and dietary requirements. So, there is absolutely no reason not to make, eat and enjoy them!

Optiat are the chosen winners of £1,500 investment

A couple of weeks ago we went to Vevolution festival to pitch Optiat at the Pitch + Plant Dragons’ Den Competition.

We were delighted to walk away as the winners!

Our #ScrubSquad Gallery - Part 2!

Another collection of images of lovely people enjoying our "For The Love Of Scrub" range!

Optiat is endorsed by the Naturewatch Foundation

Naturewatch Foundation is a registered charity working to improve the lives of animals. We are proud to now be one of their endorsed cruelty free brands!

Read our guest blog!

Optiat launches into As Nature Intended and Fenwick Bond Street

We've got two brand new stockists to announce! Optiat scrubs and face masks have recently launched in all five As Nature Intended stores as well as the beautiful Fenwick store on Bond Street!

Optiat launches in Belgium

We recently launched Optiat in Belgium via fashion agency Acris Fashion.

Co-Founder Anna travelled out to Antwerp to present the brand!

'The Hemp Collection' Press Launch

We couldn't be happier to finally have our brand new organic hemp face mask range ready!

We launched the collection to press and bloggers at our own event this week!

Our #ScrubSquad Gallery!

A collection of images of lovely people enjoying our "For The Love Of Scrub" range!

Optiat launches into Whole Foods

We are thrilled to announce the roll-out of our full range of natural, sustainable coffee scrubs across Whole Foods’ 7 UK stores. Whole Foods represents the second major supermarket chain to us, following hot on the heels of Planet Organic.

This vital ingredient could be ruining your skin

Bad skin is becoming more common. However this trend is unusual given many of the people now suffering did not have spots as teenagers. So what is going on?

Fare Healthy - The brands you need to know about

We had a blast exhibiting at Fare Healthy!

With so many fantastic brands at the show, we thought we would run you through some of our faves!

Sleep – a waste of time or the secret to lifelong health and beauty?

Some of the most successful people in the world claim to thrive off 3 or 4 hours a night. Is this realistic or sustainable?

We discuss the issue of sleep in our blog post below!

Paris - The places you need to visit

Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

There is a romance about Paris and a je ne sais quoi that fills the air.

We take you through our favourite places to visit, both old and new!

Problems in the Coffee Industry and how we're Fixing Them

It's no secret that an awful lot of us absolutely love drinking coffee. However, unfortunately the coffee industry isn’t as green as we’d like it to be.

Find out more about how we at Optiat are trying to make a change!

How roadworks in the 1950s led us to starting Optiat.

Keen to find out more about how it all began?

Click below!

How to make your own homemade DIY coffee scrub

Here at Optiat we pride ourselves on using recognisable plant-based ingredients. We want our products and production processes to be transparent so that you can put your total trust in us.

So, continue reading to try your hand at making your own coffee scrub at home!