Why System Akvile

There’s more to worry about in life than your skin.

Trust us, we know. But, chances are, if you have acne prone skin, your “problem skin” is probably something you worry about a lot.

What’s more, you’ve probably tried the million and one supposed “miracle cures” designed to “bust” or completely get rid of all signs of acne and been let down every time.

If you, like us, are done with the fake promises, the one quick fixes, the “miracle cures” and the airbrushing, then you’ve come to the right place! 

The Skin Positive Skincare Brand

#skinpositivity is more than just a hashtag for us, it’s a movement! Skin positivity means rejecting old beauty standards and embracing our “problem skin.” 

Skin positivity means leaving the house without makeup sometimes, looking into the mirror and liking what you see, saying f*ck it and facing the world with everything you’ve got.

We believe that your skincare should help you do that, not hold you back.

Our Story

Like so many of us, our founder, Akvile, had problems with her skin for as long as she could remember. She tried everything and hopped from product to product and piled them on in an attempt to get rid of her pimples and/or prevent new ones, only to be let down again and again. After struggling with her skin throughout her PhD, she decided to get serious about her skincare and that’s when System Akvile came to life, first the blog and now the skincare brand!

Dr. Akvile Ignotaite

Our Mission

We’re on a mission to provide you with a science-backed, simple skincare routine to help you improve your acne prone skin, all whilst cultivating a culture of friendship. That means, we won’t play with your insecurities and want you to feel confident in your skin. We know the struggle can be very real, we’re here for you!

System Akvile team

Our Impact

There is a lot impact to try to change! System Akvile is looking at the materials and the ingredients we use in our skincare, and our environmental impact. 

Unfortunately, there are not really and good alternatives to plastic to use for our bottles. However, we use as little plastic as possible in our packaging, and don't wrap them in excess, unnecessary plastic wrap.

We want to encourage you to use less plastic & re-use our recycled boxes. 

Here are some ways you can reuse our boxes:

  • Store other skincare products in it to help organize your bathroom
  • Store nail polish in it
  • Keep your makeup organized in it
  • Organize your desk and use it for small office supplies, such as post-it notes or paperclips
  • If you're like me, I like to keep small memorable mementoes of ticket stubs, little notes from friends, photos, or small trinkets. This is the perfect box to hold all your precious memories!
  • Pass it along to a friend by using it to wrap a gift

We believe that your skincare should be All-Gender, inclusive and really make the world a better place. 

Welcome to System Akvile, we’re so happy you're here!