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Esthetician Approved: 5 Ways to Master Sensitive, Sensitized Skin

Esthetician Approved: 5 Ways to Master Sensitive, Sensitized Skin

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Written by Jene Roestorf
What is the difference between sensitive and sensitized skin?   First off, sensitive skin is a...
A CHECK IN ON MENTAL HEALTH. HEAR FROM THE LUXE TEAM.

A CHECK IN ON MENTAL HEALTH. HEAR FROM THE LUXE TEAM.

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Written by Jene Roestorf
The last year has taken its toll on all of us in different ways. And in the backdrop there's been an unhealthy hustle culture that's been growing, defining our successes by how hard we push ourselves and 'soldier on' through tough times. Here's what team LUXE had to say when asked 'What was the hardest thing about the last year?' and 'What have you done to make sure your own needs were met?
The Power of a Collective: Moving the Beauty Industry Towards Circularity

The Power of a Collective: Moving the Beauty Industry Towards Circularity

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Written by Jene Roestorf
Through collective action across the industry, we CAN create meaningful, robust changes in the beauty industry leading to less waste in the landfill and more sustainable packaging moving forward. We need everyone in the industry - from consumers to brands, to packaging suppliers, and distributors to make a significant change. 
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SUN DAMAGED SKIN: EMBRACING THE CHANGES THAT COME WITH AGE

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Written by Jene Roestorf
My goal was to not just get back to that place where I felt every day confidence and happiness with my skin, but also embrace the changes that come with age.
ADULT ACNE: AN ACCEPTANCE JOURNEY

ADULT ACNE: AN ACCEPTANCE JOURNEY

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Written by Jene Roestorf

I didn’t understand what I was doing wrong. I had been off gluten, dairy and refined sugars for a few years; I wasn’t drinking alcohol; my diet was extremely balanced and my physical activity quite regular. I was trying it all with no results, and my self-esteem was plummeting. My flawless skin was my hallmark and there were days where I was struggling recognising myself in the mirror. 

How to Repair Sun Damaged Skin Naturally

How to Repair Sun Damaged Skin Naturally

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Written by Jene Roestorf
The sun is a symbol of strength, power and life—but too much of it is also the biggest factor aga...
How Climate Change Impacts Our Botanicals and the Communities That Benefit From Their Harvest

How Climate Change Impacts Our Botanicals and the Communities That Benefit From Their Harvest

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Written by Jene Roestorf
Learn about how climate change is affecting our global botanicals, Marula, Camu Camu Berry and Kigelia africana in Kenya, Malawi and Brazil and the communities that depend on their harvest.
5 of the Most Common Beauty Industry Buzzwords and What They All Mean

5 of the Most Common Beauty Industry Buzzwords and What They All Mean

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Written by Jene Roestorf
You deserve to have beauty products that are clean, safe, non-toxic and green—but what if we told...
How to Prevent Your Face Mask From Causing Acne

How to Prevent Your Face Mask From Causing Acne

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Written by Jene Roestorf
If you’re experiencing “maskne”—which refers to breakouts around your mouth, nose, cheeks and chin directly caused by wearing a face mask—you’re not alone, especially since it’s something that can happen to anyone, not just to those with oily or acne-prone skin. But what exactly causes mask-ne? And what can you do about it? Here’s what you need to know as well as how to prevent it.
The True Powers of Camu Camu

The True Powers of Camu Camu

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Written by Jene Roestorf

Camu is considered a superfruit and has the highest vitamin C content of any food in the world, more than both oranges and acai. The fruit has a deep, dramatic color that ranges from red to almost black when ripe.

Its high vitamin C content makes the fruit an excellent remedy for many health conditions, as vitamin C supports immunity, wound healing and regenerates antioxidants in the body, to name just a few of its benefits.

The True Powers of Kigelia

The True Powers of Kigelia

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Written by Jene Roestorf

People who have irritated or sensitive skin can particularly benefit from Kigelia’s calming and restorative properties. It is potent enough to fight bacteria and acne, yet gentle enough to calm and rejuvenate skin. 

The True Powers of Marula Oil

The True Powers of Marula Oil

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Written by Jene Roestorf
The precious oil from the kernel of the Marula fruit is well known among the Maasai women. A tribe that settled in the Rift Valley in the 17th century, the Maasai discovered that Marula oil was a healer for everything from stretch marks and scars to burns. It is a powerful moisturizer that soaks deep into the skin and is considered one of the best oils for aging skin. 
How to Make Your Own Natural, Alcohol based, Home Made Sanitizer

How to Make Your Own Natural, Alcohol based, Home Made Sanitizer

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Written by Jene Roestorf
With hand sanitizer flying off the shelves, there have been a number of DIY recipes, many of which do not contain proven ingredients to kill viruses. Please remember, there is no substitute for alcohol for effectively killing germs. As a natural skincare brand known for our transformative botanicals rooted...
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The Power of Thankfulness (and Why It’s Healthy for You)

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Written by Jene Roestorf
With the holidays coming up, it’s natural to think of all that there is to be grateful for in life. Yet sometimes, it feels like we only stop to acknowledge our blessings one day out of the year – on Thanksgiving – despite the fact there are reasons all around us to be thankful all year long. 
Survival Skincare For The Holidays

Survival Skincare For The Holidays

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Written by Jene Roestorf
The most festive time of the year can also be the most stressful—but your skin can glow brilliantly as the lights on your tree or the candles on your mantle. Between buying gifts and traveling, make sure your complexion stays alive and invigorated with these three simple skincare rituals.
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Essential Oils for Hyperpigmentation

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Written by Becky Burke
At one point or another, most of us will experience hyperpigmentation—a common occurrence in whic...
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How to Choose the Best Organic Face Scrub

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Written by Jene Roestorf
If exfoliation isn’t already a significant part of your skincare routine, it’s time to add it STAT. Why? Exfoliation has a ton of benefits that can improve skin texture, restore radiance and luminosity and help solve some of the most common skin issues—and the results are visible both immediately and over the long term.
Before you start exfoliating in earnest, there are some things that would be helpful to know—and we’ll break them down in this.  
Retinoid vs. Retinol: The Major Differences and Why It Matters

Retinoid vs. Retinol: The Major Differences and Why It Matters

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Written by Jene Roestorf
Ask a dermatologist what skincare ingredient they recommend for vibrant skin and chances are they will tell you to get on retinol. Considered a gold-standard ingredient by many experts, retinol has been well researched and offers truly transformational results. Why is retinol so highly lauded? What are its benefits for skin and health? And is there a difference between retinoids and retinol?
What Is the Safest Sunscreen for Your Face?

What Is the Safest Sunscreen for Your Face?

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Written by Jene Roestorf
Rain or shine, indoors or outdoors, on the beach or on the mountaintops. Wherever you are or whatever Mother Nature brings you, sunscreen is essential for radiant, healthy-looking skin.
The Ultimate Question: Is Natural Skin Care Really Better?

The Ultimate Question: Is Natural Skin Care Really Better?

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Written by Jene Roestorf
 Whether it’s a way to detox your skin or make more impactful choices as a consumer, switching t...
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Face Massage Benefits: Do Jade Rollers and Gua Sha Really Work?

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Written by Jene Roestorf
You’ve heard of the benefits of body massage, but is massage good for your face? There are different ways to practice daily facial massage that have the potential to improve the appearance of your skin. So what exactly does science say about the efficacy of these methods? 
Face Oils for Aging Skin

Face Oils for Aging Skin

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Written by Jene Roestorf
Although wrinkles and fine lines are signs of wisdom, life and beauty, their inevitability does not mean they can’t manifest gradually, softly and gracefully. Here we discuss some of the best oils for wrinkles and aging skin.
Best natural acne treatment

What Is the Best Natural Acne Treatment?

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Written by Jene Roestorf

What helps get rid of acne? Are natural products better? Discover some old faithfuls and a botanical that's proving to be a superior fighter of blemish prone skin.

 

 

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Natural Vitamin C For Skin: The Benefits of Camu Camu

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Written by Jene Roestorf

Camu camu,  a small yet mighty Amazonian berry, is unlike any other fruit used for skin care. It boasts 30 times more vitamin C than an orange (the poster child of vitamin C). This is a big deal. Here’s the lowdown on everything you need to know about this extraordinary do-it-all fruit.

What you can do to think green and reduce waste

What you can do to think green and reduce waste

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Written by Jene Roestorf
Back in 1990 Earth Day went global.[1] Over 100 countries decided the earth was worth celebrating...
The best natural skincare for each skin type

The best natural skincare for each skin type

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Written by Jene Roestorf
These days, there are thousands of skincare products available and trendy natural ingredients pop...
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How to buy natural skincare?

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Written by Jene Roestorf
Health-conscious people tell you “you are what you eat.” The skin-conscious among us say “you are...
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What is green beauty?

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Written by Jene Roestorf
You’d think detoxing your beauty cabinet would be as simple as reading a label, but it’s a tad m...
Why we believe that nature is the ultimate innovator

Why we believe that nature is the ultimate innovator

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Written by Jene Roestorf
For as long as humankind has existed, we’ve relied on nature as a source of sustenance, nourishme...
5 Skincare Tips That Actually Work

5 Skincare Tips That Actually Work

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Written by Jene Roestorf
Although there are hundreds of skincare tips you can follow, achieving and maintaining a vibrant ...
2019 Beauty Trends We're Totally On Board With

2019 Beauty Trends We're Totally On Board With

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Written by Jene Roestorf
Get ready—beauty is breaking new ground! In the effort to simplify our lives and take care of ourselves and the planet, we’re seeing the beauty industry embrace stronger values. From product manufacturing to the effects they have on our bodies, we’re seeing a movement toward simplicity, transparency and the creation of products that work in harmony with nature.
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The Intrepid Beauty Series: Meet Chelsea Williams

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Written by Rachel Chan

If you’re in the know about plant-based goodness and green natural beauty, That’s Chelsea, aka Chelsea A. Williams, will be no stranger to you.

A force to be reckoned with, she’s a wellness warrior on a mission to improve the health of communities around her and to inspire change. And inspire she does.

Wellness. Where's the Science?

Wellness. Where's the Science?

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Written by Jene Roestorf

What do you think of when you hear the word “wellness”?

You might envision your morning meditation or daily golden milk latte. Or you might think of wellness as a total hoax (you’ll never understand vaginal jade eggs).

Chances are you’re somewhere in between. Whatever side of the spectrum you skew towards, there’s one thing we can likely all agree on: wellness does not imply science.

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The Intrepid Beauty Series: Meet Beverly Fink

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Written by Jene Roestorf

At the dawn of the supermodel there was Beverly Fink, make-up artist to the stars.

Her career reads like a fashion week fairytale, full of the glitz and glamour one would expect, but in 2010 after decades of working in the industry, Beverly was diagnosed with chronic autoimmune and inflammatory condition.

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What Switching to a Natural Beauty Routine Means For Your Overall Health

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Written by Jene Roestorf

When it comes to your beauty routine... Well, things can get complicated. When you think about the products you're using, do you actually know the ingredients in them? 

Everything that we put on our skin slowly but surely sinks in and makes its way into our bloodstream, tissues and organs. 

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Ancient African Remedies

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Written by Jene Roestorf

In celebration of Africa Day this month, we’re going back to its roots. Literally.


You know what this means… adventure time. Bust out your explorer hat, and come along with us as we venture into the far depths of Africa where its rugged environment boasts some of the most nutrient-rich and ecologically diverse ecosystems out there.

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