landscape of dope alchemy
Our brand name is an amalgam of terms; both ancient and modern.
dope: symbolises the fusion of it’s meaning: A thick liquid or lubricant, or a medicinal, herbal substance. It also takes reference from the slang adjective “dope” that emerged during early Hip-Hop culture, meaning ‘to be excellent, impressive, amazing or extraordinary’.
alchemy: With etymological origins in Egyptian, Greek and Arabic and culture, alchemy is an early form of chemistry centred on the transmutation of earth and its matter. The term Alchemy also expresses a philosophical approach to life in having the ability to take something ordinary, and transform it into something extraordinary.
alchemy of the earth and within
of the earth
Our products are created from organic, natural, hemp and plant based ingredients.
dope alchemy partners with the Earth to create luxurious handmade, multipurpose, head-to-toe and eco conscious cosmetic formulas.
Each ingredient is selected based on its potency, functionality, and effectiveness to deliver nourishing products intended for her and him to energise and stimulate a natural, luminous skin tone and complexion.
self care, self love, mindfulness.
dope alchemy is dedicated to empowering people through promoting the knowledge and practises of self care, self love, and mindfulness.
Our ingredients and extracts have existed on earth since ancient times. Each extract is selected based on their constituents, potency, functionality, effectiveness and safety to deliver nourishing products. the plant based ingredients are certified organic intended to energise and stimulate a luminous skin tone and complexion.
Each product is manufactured with ecologically sustainable practises. We focus on management and minimising our environmental footprint, to benefit the people and planet. The brand considers the environmental effects short term and long term. This is why the products are handmade in small batches close to the heart of Melbourne.
dope alchemy endorses eco friendly packaging. Our products are packaged within glass jars and bottles with aluminium lids that can be reused in your home or recycled. dope also offers refilling system via sending jars back for selected products to further embody dope alchemy’s wider philosophy on how we manage our environmental footprint and impact on the planet.
Our products are vegan and cruelty free. We condemn the exploitation of animals. We do not test on animals or purchase any ingredients that are tested on animals. Our approach is to adhere to sustainable, ethical and organic principles. These principles include well-sourced, sustainable, high quality, organic, ethically made and fair trade ingredients.
Organic skincare products have a shorter shelf life and therefore can spoil quicker than synthetic formulations. If your skincare products aren’t used up in time, you risk throwing them away. This is why dope alchemy produce hand-made smaller batches which can be used up in a reasonable time and during it’s shelf life.