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Founder Andrea Dinnick took on the challenge of developing a plant-based skincare line that provided excellent benefits with mood-boosting qualities. She did extensive research around the world to find the right ingredients and her quest introduced her to prickly pear seed oil as a key ingredient. In case you didnt know, it has some of the highest antioxidants, tocopherols (vitamin E) and fatty acids out of any plant oil and its history was long and rich. Andrea wanted to create products that duplicate the feeling you get after meditation or a great yoga class when the alpha waves are active in your brain. Along with her talent designer sister Sarah Dinnick, DESAVERY was born.
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Besides its super-sweet taste, agave is an effective skincare ingredient known for its anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and anti-aging properties, so of course, my interest in agave was piqued with the recent launch of the Bite Beauty Everyday Agave Lip Collection.
This series of products is made from high-quality ingredients that includes agave, vanilla and French lanolin, all designed to nourish and protect your lips for a healthier, prettier and younger-looking pout. You’ll want to use the Bite Beauty Agave Lip Balm ($18) throughout the day, the Bite Beauty Agave Sugar Lip Scrub ($18) to gently polish and exfoliate and the Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask ($26) to hydrate and nourish. I’m kin
This holiday season, you can obviously drink beer, wine, and champagne…but who says you can’t wear them, too? With these beautiful beverage-inspired products, you can get into the festive spirit, and look your best.
First, let’s talk holiday hair. Here’s a surprising treat: did you know that the proteins found in beer are great for making hair shiny and smooth? That’s the science behind Lush Cynthia Sylvia Stout Shampoo ($29.95), which promises to leave hair frizz-free. And because it also contains yeast, this organic shampoo is also great for moisturizing the sc
Classics are great but they can get a little boring. Classics with a twist, on the other hand, make things a little more interesting. Beauty brands have taken notice by creating old standbys in gel form. Easy to apply—and to remove—gel formulas offer long-lasting performance. From gel manicures—perhaps old hat by now—to gel foundations, here are all the classics you want now, updated.
Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion is a prime example. First launched when moisturizers were the only anti-aging product for dry skinned women of a certain age, DDML is a cult classic. But for thicker, oilier, darker skin types. they came up with a light weight, oil free version –