free shipping on all orders

Blog — Category_Skincare Ingredients

Categories

What is Retinol? A guide to using this skin savior ingredient.

Posted by Kayla Spear on

What is Retinol? A guide to using this skin savior ingredient.

Retinol for fall? Groundbreaking. Clear space on your beauty vanity for our supercharged retinol formula – Super Nova Serum. Here, we break it down on the benefits, application and tips and tricks when it comes to using this essential skincare ingredient for smoother, clearer and brighter skin. Joanna Vargas Super Nova Serum What is retinol?A synthetic form of Vitamin A renowned for targeting visible signs of aging, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and dark spots. How does it work?Retinol increases cell turnover, which means dead skin cells are rapidly sloughed off and skin is left looking radiant and youthful. When...

Read more →

Transitioning your beauty routine from summer to fall

Posted by Kayla Spear on

Transitioning your beauty routine from summer to fall

Look hot in the cold! Scoring soft, smooth skin gets harder this time of year. Here's how to inspired fire emojis – even when it's freezing. Prep for the colder months ahead Ease your way into a beauty-fall routine. As the season begins to change, it's time to slowly swap out your summer serums for fall favorites. The first serum we like to incorporate into our routine, Super Nova Serum. This retinol based serum contains 0.25% retinol which can be strong for some skin types. Joanna recommends alternating between Super Nova Serum and Rescue Serum – a Vitamin C based...

Read more →

Secrets of Backstage

Posted by Kayla Spear on

Secrets of Backstage

Welcome to fashion month with chic, glowing skin straight from the catwalk Backstage beauty prep We kicked off our first New York Fashion Week show with Joanna's close friend and fashion designer, Rebecca Minkoff, as the official skincare partner. This season, we celebrated the modern working women, embracing size diversity and how to take your look from runway to real-life. At the Rebecca Minkoff presentation at Pier 59, clean, glowy complexions made a stand-out statement. We prepped each model with our vegan, non-toxic skincare essentials before heading into hair and makeup. We started by cleansing the skin with our Vitamin...

Read more →

The 411 on Lymphatic Facial Massage

Posted by Kayla Spear on

The 411 on Lymphatic Facial Massage

A good facial can get your skin glowing and detox your entire body. Meet the lymphatic facial massage. Here, we break down the way your lymphatic system works and how this treatment could be the pick-me-up your skin needs. Circular outwards motions help to stimulate lymph nodes and remove toxins. Your lymphatic system is a large network of lymph nodes and vessels that are responsible in helping the body eliminate toxins and waste. When fluids build up it can cause discomfort, puffiness and a dull complexion. It's super important to rely on physical moving and manipulation to circulate and encourage...

Read more →

Beach Body Secrets for Smooth, Glowy Skin

Posted by Kayla Spear on

Beach Body Secrets for Smooth, Glowy Skin

The best accessory for your summer wardrobe? Soft, smooth skin from head-to-toe. Here, three easy ways to flaunt your beach bod! Brush up Dry brushing is one of the easiest things to incorporate into your beauty routine. A long brush like our Ritual Brush allows you to sweep away dead skin cells in those hard-to-reach spots. To do it yourself, start at the feet and brush upwards towards your heart using firm, small strokes or move in a circular motion. Dry brushing should always be gentle and never break the skin. Spend three to five minutes exfoliating your body before...

Read more →