Bodycare Review: Kate McLeod Daily Stone and Sleep Stone

Exploring the world of body moisturizers is fun. I’ve tried creams, oils, creamy oils, and now, a stone. The body stones from pastry chef Kate McLeod came about when she was recommended cocoa butter to moisturize her skin. She mixed it with her favorite oils (sweet almond, apricot kernel, avocado, and fractionated coconut) to develop…… Continue reading Bodycare Review: Kate McLeod Daily Stone and Sleep Stone

Brand Overview: Ogee

Using jojoba oil as a hero ingredient, the vegan skincare products from Ogee promises to restore the natural beauty of the skin from within. My experience with jojoba oil has been a bit of a hit or miss but these certified organic and cruelty-free products housed in luxurious bottles looked too good to ignore. The…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Ogee

Cult Favorite: Apto Skincare Healing Mask with Turmeric

I have already experienced the benefits of turmeric but not in mask form. So, as a lover of masks, I can’t not try the Healing Mask with Turmeric from Apto Skincare. This face mask contains azelaic acid to remove dead skin cells, treat rosacea, and prevent breakouts of a variety of skin types. Aside from…… Continue reading Cult Favorite: Apto Skincare Healing Mask with Turmeric

Brand Overview: Mun Skincare

With the philosophy that a clear, glowing complexion is the perfect foundation, celebrity makeup artist Munemi Imai founded Mun Skincare. The brand aims to nurture, balance, and brighten all skin. Their products contain sustainably-sourced ingredients and are natural, organic, cruelty-free, and vegan. Ann oil-based cleanser, the Akwi Purifying Cleanser ($65) promises to lift impurities, unclog…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Mun Skincare

Skincare Review: Plant Apothecary

Wanting to promote healthy ingredients, environmental friendliness, and social responsibility, couple Holly McWhorter and Bjarke Ballisager created Plant Apothecary, an overall wellness brand aimed to moisturize, purify, de-stress, exfoliate any skin. Their uses aromatherapy and herbalism to create plant-based products that are vegan, cruelty-free and are made without gluten, GMO, petroleum, parabens, phthalates, sulfates, and silicones. The…… Continue reading Skincare Review: Plant Apothecary