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.
What is the difference between sensitive and sensitized skin? First off, sensitive skin is a skin type, generally you’re born with it, it’s part of your genetics, sometimes it can be hormone related. Sensitized is a skin condition so it’s temporary. It can come and go so you might notice skin is red and flushed one day
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.