All posts tagged “Skincare”

Supermood: Holistic Skincare from Finland: The new delightfully packaged Helsinki-based line features local ingredients like chaga mushroom

Supermood: Holistic Skincare from Finland

The newest natural-focused skincare line on our radar is currently only sold only in Finland and Sweden, but that didn’t stop us from digging deeper into Helsinki-based Supermood and getting a hold of a few products to test. With some meant to be……

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Winter Skincare: Foreign Imports: Fighting dry skin with bee venom, snail mucin, Dead Sea mud and other unique formulas from around the world

Winter Skincare: Foreign Imports


While our skin has put up a good fight thus far, after a few consecutive months of being pummeled by the cold, dry air outside, and even drier heat inside, it begs for a little more love. Featuring brands from outside the US that have taken extra care……

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A Natural Hangover Remedy from Province Apothecary: The handmade skincare and fragrance line adds a botanical recipe to soothe nausea and headaches

A Natural Hangover Remedy from Province Apothecary


Aromatherapist and holistic health practitioner Julie Clark of Toronto-based Province Apothecary has a knack for experimenting with different natural ingredients (many of which are organic or picked in the wild from Canadian provinces) to create effective…

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Sans [Ceuticals], Potent Natural Skincare from NZ: Declutter the dresser top with this multi-functional and limited product range

Sans [Ceuticals], Potent Natural Skincare from NZ


When shopping around for new skincare products, the choices can be overwhelming. Day, night, SPF, oil-free, wrinkle-free, exfoliating—such words clutter up the vanity table, and are often more confusing than clarifying. Bringing things back to basics (and to nature) is New Zealand-based Continue Reading…


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Kypris, Holistic Skincare in a Bottle: Six lightweight serums and potent face oils made from plants and mineral actives

Kypris, Holistic Skincare in a Bottle


The latest holistic skincare line to cross our path is Kypris, coming by way of Scottsdale, Arizona. With six plant- and mineral-based products in the line (three serums and three elixirs, or face oils) it’s not…

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Cannabis-Based Skincare by Apothecanna: Colorado marijuana enhances other all-natural ingredients

Cannabis-Based Skincare by Apothecanna


For almost a decade, James Kennedy worked within the all-natural products industry. As an industrial designer, Kennedy spent years at Aveda before working directly for the brand’s founder Horst Rechelbacher. During the course of his tenure with…

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Indigo by Tatcha: Inspired by the beauty rituals of geishas, the skincare line uses Japanese indigo for its soothing properties

Indigo by Tatcha


When the word “indigo” is mentioned, many of us think of its vivid hue and common use as a dye (for that perfect shade of blue jeans) although, unfortunately, most indigo we see these days is synthetic and not the natural pigment extracted…

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Mokosh Skincare: Started by a veterinary scientist, the line offers unique formulas that are free of water and palm oil

Mokosh Skincare


Fremantle, Australia-based Mokosh is everything the majority of today’s best-selling luxury skincare is not: their range of products is certified organic with NASAA (one of the highest standards in…

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L’Art Du Soin by Diptyque: The cult-followed French candlemaker debuts an equally intoxicating and aromatic unisex skincare line

L'Art Du Soin by Diptyque


When the cult-followed Parisian candlemaker and parfumeur Diptyque announced its expansion into skincare—dubbed “L’Art Du Soin”—we were hesitant at first. With hundreds of other brands crowding the luxury skincare…

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Osmia Organics: The Colorado-based line of skincare products started by a former ER doctor

Osmia Organics


Just a few months after taking her first soap-making class (and after 10 years of practice as an emergency room physician in Carbondale, CO) Dr Sarah Villafranco decided to pursue the idea of making homemade skincare products—using only organic ingredients whenever possible—and created…

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