We're More Than Clean Beauty
What happens when you keep trying to find the right skincare but never do? For Lisa and Nathalie, the frustration meant taking matters into their own hands, and getting it right for others just like them.
Lisa Larson Murphy & Nathalie Yavonditte Co-Founders
Starling’s backstory was born out of its co-founders’ special skincare needs and their shared desire to use clean, chemical-free ingredients. Lisa had chronic immune deficiencies, sensitive skin, and numerous food allergies that impacted her skin health; Nathalie faced her own allergy struggles due to chemicals used in products. Both experienced painfully sensitized skin, rosacea, chronic eczema, acne and dermatitis.
Despite years of trying different products, neither Lisa nor Nathalie was able to find skincare that worked for them — even in the clean beauty space. Something needed to change, and they decided to be that change. The result is Starling Skincare, a company designed for people with sensitive and allergenic skin who want clean, plant-based solution-focused products that work.
Starling is the SAFEST skincare line available for those who need it most.You Deserve To Feel Good! We are sensitive skin experts. Our 100% natural and biocompatible skincare is made to fortify and heal sensitive and/or allergenic skin. We eliminate common allergens, toxins and potential irritants. We source ingredients that are critical to improving sensitive and reactive skin health, and aiding its repair. We ensure optimal skin-barrier support is the main function of every product we make.
You Deserve The Best! We make every product meticulously by hand in our Connecticut production studio. We make everything to order to ensure you get the most potent and freshest product, along with the longest shelf life possible.
We Take Care! We love animals and our planet. Starling products are always cruelty-free and made with ethically sourced ingredients. Because we are water-free and plant-based, our skincare is good for you and good for the planet, too. We are also proud supporters of the Breast Cancer Alliance, based in Greenwich, CT Learn more
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What We Exclude:
Our allergen exclusions: We never use the following known allergens in any of our formulations: Peanuts, Tree Nuts (Including Shea Butter), Gluten (No Wheat, Rye, Barley or By-Products), Oats, Soy, Dairy, Sesame Seed and Avocado
Our chemical and harmful ingredient exclusions: We never use Synthetic Fragrances, Retinyl Palmitate, Detergents, Dyes, Drying Alcohols, Toluene, Pore-Clogging Emollients, Mineral Oil, Ethanol, Glycols, Sulfates, Parabens, Harsh Exfoliants (AHA, BHA, Salicylic Acid), Phthalates, Silicones, BPAs, Formaldehyde, Carcinogens, Triclosan, Aluminum, Phenoxyethanol, Hydroquinone, Coal-Tar Derivatives, PEGS, PFAS, BHA, BHT, Petroleum, Parafin, Chemical Sunscreens, Colorants, Heavy Metals, Petroleum Derived Ingredients, Talc
We are a cruelty-free brand and do not use animal byproducts. We only test on humans, and source our ingredients from companies that make this same commitment.
We eliminate all potential irritants from our formulations, making our products the safest and most nourishing skincare you will ever experience.