Our Guide to Shopping the SBTRCT Black Friday Deal Mindfully

October 20, 2021 3 min read

For many ethical businesses like us, particularly those founded on principles of sustainability and mindful consumption, Black Friday poses a conundrum.

Whilst we want to offer our customers the opportunity to benefit from a seasonal sale ahead of the gifting season, we don’t want to add to the frenzy and mindless consumption that Black Friday often creates.

So, this year, we’ll be offering all our customers a simple 20% off across our entire range for an extended duration.

The offer will kick-off on the 19th of November and conclude on the 3rd of December - giving you plenty of time to shop the deal with intention.

That means no panicked purchases and no push from us on a particular product. It’s simple.

If you want to shop high-performing, sustainable, solid skincare then we have just what you need. We’ve also shared a gift guide below to help you make an informed decision.

Should you have any questions, just drop us a message over on Instagram!


The entire SBTRCT range is dermatologically tested and is suitable for normal and sensitive skin. Our skincare and packaging contain zero plastic, are palm oil free, cruelty free, suitable for vegans and contain just 0.5% water.

All made with love here in the UK. Want to know what our customers have to say? Read our reviews here.


Shopping for a solid skincare first-timer?

Try the SBTRCT Discovery Set (£15.00) which contains a mini version of our Gentle Foaming Cleanser & Moisturising Facial Balm - all in a matchbox style, compostable pack.

Perfect for solid skincare first-timers and for the travellers amongst you.

Makeup lover?

The SBTRCT Double Cleanse Bundle (£54.00) is ideal for makeup lovers and is designed to give your skin the ultimate cleanse. It contains our full-size Makeup Melt (which removes heavy coverage makeup including waterproof mascara) with its Diatomite Dish and a full size Gentle Foaming Cleanser with its Diatomite Dish.

Want to know more about the double cleanse skincare routine? Check out our latest blog post.

Ideas for Secret Santa

Give the gift of high-performing, sustainable, solid skincare this Christmas with the SBTRCT Limited Edition Christmas Bauble and Moisturising Facial Balm bundle (£32.00).

Our Moisturising Facial Balm paired with a festively engraved bamboo storage bauble makes the perfect Secret Santa present or a unique gift for eco-beauty lovers.


We started our range with two core products. The SBTRCT Gentle Foaming Cleanser (£22.00) and the SBTRCT Moisturising Facial Balm (£28.00).If you are just beginning your solid skincare journey, we recommend starting with these two products.

You can shop these in full size or put them to the test as miniatures.


Invest in a one-time purchase of our accessories (all made with sustainable materials such as bamboo and diatomite) and then shop our solid skincare as refills. If this is your first time shopping the SBTRCT range, you can save on our bundle deals which allow you to shop our solid skincare and their accessories together, for less.


Target fine lines and wrinkles

Our Rejuvenating Night Balm With 2% Granactive Retinoid® + Squalane (£32.00) is the first solid retinoid providing high performance, with significantly lower irritation. It evens skin tone, improving skin texture and diminishing the appearance of fine lines, leaving your skin feeling immediately smooth and more luminous.

Revive dull skin

Our Clarifying Facial Exfoliator with Rice Powder + White Willow Bark Extract (£24.00) is our latest product innovation.

This gentle exfoliator can be used on normal and sensitive skin, helping to lift away dead skin cells and impurities, decongesting pores, and leaving skin feeling soft, smooth and nourished.

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