Sanctum Byron Bay Australia

Our Story

The Sanctum journey began in 1992 on the pristine, unspoilt coastline of Byron Bay, Australia's most easterly point. Greg and Jicky Milham moved to the Byron shire in 1989 in search of a cleaner, more peaceful lifestyle to raise a family. It was here they found the inspiration to start researching, developing and creating naturally derived skin care and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products. Having witnessed first-hand the chemical side of the industry while running a manufacture and fill business in Sydney, Australia, Greg was determined to produce a range of products that:

- Remained true to their promise of natural
- Carried meaningful levels of active ingredients
- Really worked.

Greg furthered his studies in natural ingredient products chemistry with a vision to encapsulate the pure tranquillity of his surrounds, combining... Read More

Sanctum General Manager

Our Community, Our People

Since we began, we have been a family-run business. We're respectful and trust each of our valued team members, from founders to managers to newbies.

Our Founders, a husband and wife team, Greg and Jicky Milham, always had a down-to-earth approach that kept many of our team on staff for over twenty years. Now that their daughter, Katrina Main, has taken the helm, those family values continue to guide the... Read More

Our Vision

We want to create products that are good for you, us, the planet and the future.

Balancing these three goals is at the cornerstone of every decision we make. Whether it's supplier choice, new recruit or product development, our product range all endeavour to serve you, us and the planet.

Working with dedicated biochemists, we choose ethically sourced ingredients from Australia and abroad when developing our formulas. However, knowing the impact... Read More

Sanctum In The Community

The Sanctum warehouse, manufacturing plant and factory outlet is one of the larger businesses operating in the Byron Bay shire offering on-going employment opportunities to the local seaside community for the past 15 years.

Sanctum is against animal testing and is a member of Choose Cruelty Free (CCF) - an independent organisation that accredits skin, body and toiletry products NOT tested on animals. We do not use any ingredients that are animal derived. We test all of our products on humans only with great success!