ingredients


#Beautyhacks: Turn Your Oil Cleanser Into a Mask

Posted by Eileen Feighny on

One of my favorite ways to get the most out of an oil cleanser is to create an at-home, detoxifying mask. It’s a perfect, rewarding way to wind down from a busy day or enjoy a cozy night in. Plus, it will leave your skin feeling clean, healthy and happy.
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Why you should be using an oil-based cleanser

Posted by Eileen Feighny on

A lot of my clients struggle with oily or combination skin, which regularly alternates between too oily and too dry. And I think these are issues that will feel familiar to most women out there. My first recommendation to these clients is that they should use a natural, oil-based cleanser. Considering oil is the issue they came to see me about, some of them are a little skeptical at first.
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Schisandra: The queen of all medicinal herbs

Posted by Eileen Feighny on

There is a lot going on in the products we use everyday and naturally, our clients often ask very interesting questions about our ingredients.

Just a few days ago Laura was asking me about Schisandra, the ultimate superberry we use in our incredible Botanical Facial Oil and I wanted to talk to you about it.

I grew up in Korea drinking this delicious berry tea. In Korea, it’s popular as a health drink as it’s known to work as an adaptogen — to help the body adapt to stress and normalize bodily processes. In Korea, it’s called OMIJA, OH means “five”, MI means “flavor,” and JA means “son”.

The five elements

The five elements: water, wood, fire, earth, and metal

The five flavors (sweet, sour, salty, bitter and pungent) correspond to the five elements: water, wood, fire, earth, and metal. This berry has so many health benefits internally and externally. In terms of skincare, it is known to be a powerful antioxidant, balancing for the skin, stabilizing for the lipid membrane (#acidmantle) and reduces facial redness by decreasing cellular sensitivity to environmental and bodily stressors.

The fact that it has been in continuous use and praise for at least 5,000 years in Asian cultures demonstrates that the reputation of Schisandra is well-founded, and we are extremely happy to use it in our Botanical Facial Oil.

To see the full ingredients list, visit our Botanical Facial Oil page.

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