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The Organic Skin Co Daily Rituals Sea Buckthorn and Rosehip Moisturizer -- 1.7 fl oz


The Organic Skin Co Daily Rituals Sea Buckthorn and Rosehip Moisturizer
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The Organic Skin Co Daily Rituals Sea Buckthorn and Rosehip Moisturizer -- 1.7 fl oz

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The Organic Skin Co Daily Rituals Sea Buckthorn and Rosehip Moisturizer Description

  • An Everyday Angel, Boosted with Antioxidants for Bright and Happy Skin
  • Planet Friendly
  • 80.70% Organic
  • Certified Vegan

We have a word to describe when everything is as it should be - harmony. And when we realize our skin is in perfect pH balance? We have a phrase for that too - "OMG!" Thanks to the inclusion of a wealth of organic ingredients, this rejuvenating bioactive face moisturizer has been designed to take our skin to "OMG!", providing optima pH balance all day, every day.

 

Skin Type: For all skin types.

Look and Feel: Soft sunlight, lemon mousse.

Scent: Sweet orange citrus, pomegranate.

Character: Illuminator.

 

Inspiration: "Even after all this time the Sun never says to the earth 'You owe me'. Look what happens with a love like that. It lights up the whole sky."  - Hafiz

 

Key Ingredients

Calendula CO2: Helps calm sensitive or stressed skin.

Pomegranate CO2: Antioxidants; helps promote skin elasticity.

Honeysuckle CO2: Age-managing; rich in vitamins and minerals

Sea Buckthorn CO2: Hydrating and calming; rich in vitamin E.

Licorice CO2: Antioxidant; helps restore a natural radiance.

Rosemary CO2: Helps smooth fine lines and slow signs of aging.

Rosehip Oil: Regenerative, softening and moisturizing.


Directions

How To Use

Press the desired amount gently into the skin. For skin as smooth as a boat on calm water, reapply when necessary.

Free Of
Animal ingredients.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Ingredients: Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice*, caprylic/capric triglyceride, glycerin (vegetable)*, glyceryl stearate citrate, glyceryl monostearate, butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter*, rosa rubiginosa (rosehip) seed oil*, cetearyl alcohol, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil*, calendula officinalis (calendula) flower extract*†, citrus aurantium dulcis (sweet orange) oil, citrus limmonum (lemon) peel oil, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract†, lonicera japonica (honeysuckle) flower extract†, (and) aqua (and) lonicera caprifolium (honeysuckle) flower extract†, xanthan gum, potassium sorbate, glycirrhiza glabra (licorice) root extract*†, hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn) fruit extract*†, punica granatum (pomegranate) seed extract*†, citral, limonene, linalool.

* Organic Ingredient
† CO2 Supercritical Extract

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With 10-step (or more) skincare regimens taking center stage over the past few years, it may seem counterintuitive to back off on your routine, but it could be just what your skin needs to look and feel its healthiest. Not only is skin care expensive, it’s also time-consuming and may be overstimulating your skin’s fragile microbiome. Moreover, knowing which products to choose, monitoring how they affect your skin, and constantly re-purchasing them can be confusing and draining. It’s no wonder a new beauty trend has emerged called skinimalism.

Woman Practicing Skinimalism Smoothing Cream on Face in Mirror

What is skinimalism?

“Skinimalism is the practice of limiting the application of skincare products to ones that are safe, effective and essential, based on valid science,” explains Fayne Frey, MD, Board-certified dermatologist and author of The Skincare Hoax. “It is a growing trend, especially amongst individuals who prefer to emphasize wellness over beauty. Ironically,  the practice of skinimalism most commonly yields optimally looking skin,” she says.

What are the benefits of skinimalism?

According to Frey, there are many benefits to practicing a minimalist skincare routine.
  • Time: More time for other things as less time is spent shopping for, purchasing, and applying so many products.
  • Energy: Say goodbye to the confusion and overwhelming feelings experienced when deciphering which “beauty” creams you need. Saying farewell to unnecessary anti-aging creams, age-defying creams, eye creams, night creams, neck creams, serums, primers, toners and essences, to name a few can be liberating. “These products, by law, do not and cannot intend to change the structure or function of the skin, nor do they intend to treat or prevent skin disease, or by law, they’d be considered drugs and require premarket FDA approval,” explained Frey. “These products are cosmetics.”
  • Money: Skinimalism saves you money as fewer products are being purchased. If you’re like many people, you might also buy items that don’t work for you and end up going to waste. This isn’t a great deal for your wallet or the environment.
  • Less Irritation Risk: Lower incidence of allergic reactions and irritation can be expected as fewer products are being applied and the skin is exposed to fewer potentially irritating ingredients. This is especially pertinent to those who believe they have sensitive skin. If you have skin conditions like rosacea, acne or dryness, you may not be able to tell what’s causing your condition when you are layering multiple products.

How to start practicing skinimalism

First and most importantly, if you don’t already apply sunscreen to all exposed areas on a daily basis, this is where you want to begin, according to Frey. If the skin appears dry, apply a well-formulated moisturizer twice daily, and your skin will thank you. After that, Frey says you can throw away the non-essentials.

Essential products to use for a minimalist skincare routine

Sunscreen

“Sunscreen is, by far, the most beneficial skincare product on the market today as the majority of skin damage we see is a direct result of the damaging ultraviolet rays of the sun,” says Frey. Skin damage from the sun includes fine wrinkling, dark spots, uneven skin tone and texture, and blood vessel formation. Sunscreen application prevents such damage, prevents wrinkling of the skin, prevents skin discoloration and prevents skin cancer. “A smart sun protection program includes daily, liberal sunscreen application to all exposed skin surfaces, which can be minimized by wearing ultraviolet (UV) protective sunglasses, brimmed hats, and long sleeves. It also includes avoiding the midday sun by seeking shade,” says Frey.

A well-formulated moisturizer

If the skin is dry, a well-formulated moisturizer is essential, according to Frey. Skin is an organ that performs a vital function. As the direct barrier to the environment, skin protects us from microorganisms, allergens, and even the sun’s damaging UV rays. “The skin not only looks its best but functions optimally when it is adequately hydrated. So if the skin is dry, and you’ll know it’s dry because you'll see scales or flakes, apply a well-formulated moisturizer twice daily,” recommends Frey. Well-formulated moisturizers do not have to be expensive. As a matter of fact, Frey says there is no correlation between the cost of a moisturizer and how well it works. Over-the-counter, affordable moisturizers can be just as effective as expensive and prescription creams, even for dry skin, according to research published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology and The South African Medical Journal.

Cleanser

Having a mild soap-free cleanser available to remove oil-based face makeup, if one desires to wear it, is recommended by Frey, especially if you want to prevent a soiled pillowcase. Daily showering and face washing with cleansers are cultural norms, with little science proving any health benefit for those with healthy skin. Research has shown that even people with acne may have better options than twice daily face washing. Many facial cleansers contain surfactants that remove dirt and oil from the skin but also interact with the skin’s outermost layer, the stratum corneum. This layer is a protective barrier for your skin and produces good oils that, when removed by these surfactants, lead to dryness. “Many women choose to wash their face with water only. I happen to be one of those women,” says Frey.

Lifestyle choices matter for skin health, too

In addition to limiting skincare products to those that have proven to benefit skin health, healthy skin is obtained by making healthy lifestyle choices. “It is not the sexy answer, the easy answer, or the quick fix many individuals look for when it comes to optimal skin appearance. But the fact remains, as an organ, healthy skin parallels a healthy body,” says Frey. Frey recommends a nutritious diet, regular exercise and adequate sleep, and although there is little science proving so, probably a good dose of laughter (it’s the best medicine, after all) if you want to maintain healthy skin.  

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