Dear GW (cc: Green Derm) My biggest gripe about the skincare industry is the amount of conflicting messages. I have known Green Derm to always provide a clear and knowledgeable perspective so I hope you will be able to help me figure out the safety of essential oils in skincare. I read feature on Allure for the new line Oille (“OILLE…

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Sorry for the lack of posts. There’s a lot of great stuff in the works including a really good post from The Green Derm that is in edit right now. In the meantime, we shared this tonic for post-travel wellness that we’ve been imbibing since returning from a few weeks of traveling.   Here’s how to make it: 🍉Instead of…

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Natural skincare brand NUORI have launched Vital Unifier. This is a toner, essence and mist, all-in-one sleek white bottle. Formulated with aloe vera and hyaluronic acid to soothe and hydrate skin (perfect for summer), apple fruit water stimulates the growth of keratin thereby strengthening the skin’s barrier function which is also extra beneficial during the sunnier months. From the ingredients…

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The Ordinary is a skincare line that has taken the world by storm. Never before have products which are so effective been so affordable. I’m going to review my current favourites from the huge range that can leave even skincare junkies feeling confused. Advanced Retinoid 2% Retinols and Retinoids promote cell turnover in the skin which can prevent and even…

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International travel is often an exercise in optimism. Between the jet lag and unpleasant state of affairs with the airline service industry, skin upkeep just doesn’t rank very high on the priority list. As much as it seems that beauty editors love to glamorize in-flight time with multi-step skincare, it just doesn’t seem like something real people actually do. I…

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