It’s no secret that travel has a major impact on the environment, from air travel, to what we use, and the waste that we leave behind. However, there are a number of steps we can take to minimise the carbon footprint our beauty has, starting with what we take with us.
While reusable and refillable models are the gold standards, small businesses face challenges around physical and behavioural limitations of customers to achieve circularity. Join us as we delve deeper into this topic, sharing some of the limitations small business have despite the best intentions to be truly circular.
We are proud to be CosmEthically Active certified! We're one of only 12 brands globally to achieve this science driven, formulation efficacy and compatibility lead certification. Read more about our journey and why it's such an important step in leading our industry into an era of green tech focused formulations.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There’s something about Scandinavian concepts of living. Clean lines with a minimalist approach. We’ve been buying into their beautifully simplistic interiors for decades, and with good reason why.
While Hygge, the Danish idea of cozy living, has been huge in the last year, now “lagom” has quietly elbowed its way into the spotlight as an ideology for life. Never heard of lagom? Well we’re here to enlighten you…
Without rural women, the beautiful formulas we create to transform your skin would not be at all possible. International Day of Rural Women recognizes the essential role of women—with a special nod to those in developing countries—in agricultural and rural development.
Ever served a lovely casserole to your guests and ended up with dirty dishes veiled with a solid layer of olive oil? You’ve probably ran them under some water before loading up the dishwasher — to remove any extra oil and bits and pieces of food. Just to ensure things end up squeaky clean. A similar concept exists for skin, and it’s called pre-cleansing.
Shea butter comes from the shea nut, and lavender essential oil comes from lavender flower. Obvious enough, right? But at LUXE Botanics, when we know there’s a more sustainable, natural or high-tech way to source ingredients—without compromising on performance—we get creative.
At LUXE Botanics, we care about not only what we present on stage, but also what’s behind the curtain. What we mean is that we’ve chosen the most high-performing botanical ingredients to provide you with visibly effective solutions. We wanted to highlight our superstar, Marula oil. Marula oil is not only good for your skin—it’s also economically beneficial to the African women who gather it and environmentally sustainable.
You may’ve heard that some essential oils—citrus oils in particular—have phototoxic properties. However this is not entirely accurate as citrus oils have many amazing skin benefits, so it makes sense to learn how to use them wisely as part of a healthy skincare regimen.
Our mothers teach us countless lessons, big and small, throughout our lifetimes that shape our beliefs and habits. And there are two in particular that usually stick with us for the rest of our lives: lessons in beauty and lessons in giving.