Our Story

A word from our Founder, Lenka Tinka

I grew up in Karlovy Vary a centuries old European spa city in the Czech Republic. The city was built around seven natural healing springs. These springs became a world renowned healing destination for people suffering from different ailments. Growing up in a city rich in natural resources made it easy for me to become inspired to learn more about nature’s healing properties. My passion for skincare and the healing power of plants started at a very young age, from learning about and collecting herbs for school projects to shopping for ‘grown up’ creams with my lunch money.

Moving to the United States at age 24, became the ultimate adventure of my lifetime. During a particularly challenging time in my personal life, I found myself returning to my roots. I began experimenting with aromas. The power of aroma always brought me back to a familiar and safe place. Through my experiments in the kitchen, I began to heal and share the healing power of plants with others. Natura Culina, meaning “Nature’s Kitchen” in Latin was derived from these times.

After years of sharing my passion, I realized that it was more than just a hobby. The knowledge I acquired through my extensive research about the toxic ingredients that are commonly used in skincare products became a mind-blowing reality check. These findings left me determined to bring a clean, safe alternative to the skincare industry. I want to empower individuals to challenge the skincare industry in learning to ask the important questions about the products that they are putting on their skin. What are the ingredients? Are they safe to use? After all, what we put on our skin ends up in our body! I’m proud to be able to offer my customers clean and safe products that are a natural solution for their skin issues


Our Mission

Here at Natura Culina we believe in the healing power of plants for the skin. Our unique organic skincare system appreciates individuality and mirrors the simplicity found in nature. Green, clean, and simple; our 100% natural and non-toxic approach has proven to be an effective alternative to solutions that use artificial ingredients. Natura Culina acknowledges that anything we use on our skin will end up in our body. Rooted in nature, our products use a combination of vitamins and age-defying antioxidants found in plants, eliminating the need for the addition of toxins. Our system aligns with nature allowing your skin to heal. We are here to help guide you in finding your unique organic skincare solution, illuminating nature’s ability to heal the skin, mind, and body


Ingredients with Intention

Santa Barbara is the birthplace of our company and has inspired the green, clean and conscious foundation of Natura Culina. We support sustainably conscious farms and hope to inspire others to embrace the simple and natural ways to heal through plants. Our carbon footprint and our impact on the planet matter to us. We are constantly striving to find new ways to improve the quality and environmental responsibility of our products.

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We stand for ZERO toxicity in our products.

Our products do NOT contain:
-Parabens
-Phthalates
-Sulfates
-Fragrance
-Carcinogens

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Our products are NEVER tested on animals – only real humans, yielding real results.

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While our ingredients are mindfully sourced from around the US and around the world, we are proud to produce our natural skincare in California.

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We do not use genetically modified organisms in our products. We use only organic and natural ingredients.