The question is: what skincare ingredients should you avoid? Especially if you have sensitive skin, these are the potentially irritating skincare ingredients to steer clear from.
Natural skincare. You’ve heard it. You’ve seen it. You’ve come across it on your Instagram feed. But what does it actually mean? And why is there such a high demand for it these days?
Our Young Skin Range Products Won the Best Clean Beauty Brands 2022 Awards
Our Young Skin Range recently won the Best Clean Beauty Brands 2022 Awards—making them one of the best clean beauty products around. Find out more details here.
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Is Skincare Really a Form of Self-Care?
Is skincare truly a form of self-care? And if so: how can you maximize the physical plus emotional benefits you see from the practice? Get answers here.
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Finally, an Eye Cream That Really Works
What's the one proven eye cream that plumps, depuffs, brightens, and hydrates for a youthful appearance right away? (Psst: It's ours; we'll explain why.)
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What We're Working Toward
Every decision we make at Terrakai Skin comes from a commitment to achieve skin wellness without compromising on Earth and human health. And while we have indeed made significant progress on that front, we'll be the first to admit that we could do more. Keep reading to see our sustainability goals, hopes, and visions for the future.
What We Left Out
Here’s a list of the chemicals you’ll never find on our ingredient labels (yes, we’re 100% committed to a health and safety standard that goes well beyond what is legally required in the United States).
Sustainable Packaging at Terrakai Skin
How To Use Native Snowflower For Skin
The Australian tea tree is a flowering species – with its flowers known as the “Native Snowflower”. Find everything you need to know about the Native Snowflower and its myriad of skincare benefits, plus tips on how you could incorporate it into your regimen below.
Emu Apple Spotlight
Some Australian botanicals, like Kakadu Plum, Quandong, and Kangaroo Paw, are widely known for their impressive, good-for-skin Vitamin C content. Others, like Emu Apple, manage to slip under the radar – even though they're top-notch skin care ingredients in their own rights deserving of basking under the warmth of the spotlight, too. Well, that’s why this article exists. To (finally) explore the benefits of adding Emu Apple to your skincare routine.
How To Use Lemon Aspen For Skin
While Lemon Aspen can undoubtedly do wonderful things for your complexion, its skin benefits aren't due to Vitamin C. But, instead, a whole host of other botanical compounds. Intrigued? Continue reading to learn more.
Introducing Guava Into Your Skin Routine
Guava, a juicy fruit reminiscent of a long overdue vacation in a tropical country so you might think that slathering it on your face may be crazy. Well, major spoiler alert: you’re missing out! As it turns out, Guava is a powerhouse of a skincare ingredient worth getting on your radar (and skin). Continue reading to find out why.
What Does Quandong Do For Skin?
Do you think there is an alternative that'll exfoliate effectively and gently? Of course, there is: and it's “Quandong”, a fruit native to Australia. But wait … what does a fruit have to do with great skin, and how would one go about adding it to a skincare regimen? Get your answers here.
Everything You Need To Know About Witch Hazel
With its long history of medicinal use in promoting skin health, this ubiquitous staple in beauty aisles is surprisingly mired in controversy. While some revere the Witch Hazel as “The One True Toner”, others claim that the botanical extract strips away the skin’s natural protective barrier – both over-drying and irritating the skin: ultimately doing more harm than good. So, who’s right?
Making Your Switch to a Natural Skincare Routine
What Does Goji Berry Have To Do With Skincare?
Could Goji Berries be beneficial for skin health? Spoiler alert: yes. So, rounded here is everything you need to know about Goji Berries’ benefits for the skin, along with ideas of how you could incorporate these reddish, nutrient-dense gems into your skincare regimen.
Rosehip Oil Skincare Benefits
Rosehip Oil is proof that, sometimes, Mother Nature hands great skin to you on a plate. Beyond tackling blemishes and dryness, this highly regenerative oil can also help address several skin woes like fine lines, pigmentation, and redness. And these skin benefits have not gone unnoticed over the years.
If Niacinamide had to be described in one word, it’d be this: “do-it-all”. Among its many benefits, Niacinamide’s been shown to strengthen the skin barrier, soothe and fight inflammation and more. Continue reading for a breakdown of what Niacinamide is, how it benefits the skin and the most effective ways to incorporate this "it" ingredient into your regimen.
Kangaroo Paw Flower: What It Is and How It Works
Kangaroo Paw may not be top of mind – or there at all, really – when you’re thinking about natural, vegan antioxidants in skincare. Maybe its name misled you into thinking that it’s an animal by-product (spoiler alert: it’s not!) Or perhaps it’s the first time you’ve ever heard of it. Either way, this article’s here to show you the Kangaroo Paw deserves a spot on your skincare regimen.
Kakadu Plum in Skincare
We want to introduce you to one of Australia’s most well-kept beauty secrets … the Kakadu Plum, which has the highest recorded natural amount of Vitamin C of any food in the world (50 times more than oranges, and 277 times more than blueberries!) Keep reading to learn more about this Vitamin C superstar, its skincare benefits, and how to build it into your regimen.
All About Hyaluronic Acid
This time-tested dermatologist favorite acts as a powerful humectant – meaning it can draw, physically encapsulate, and hold moisture (note: 1 gram of Hyaluronic Acid can bind up to 6 liters of water. Hyaluronic Acid can do so much more for your skin than simply moisturizing it. Spoiler alert: Hyaluronic Acid also has excellent anti aging properties. How … and why? Find the answers here.
Is Turmeric Good For Your Skin?
Turmeric: for something typically associated with aromatic curries, frothy golden lattes, and nutrient-packed smoothies, this sunset-yellow spice is surprisingly good for the skin when applied topically. At this point, you may (understandably) have questions. Lots of them. What does Turmeric do for the skin, exactly? And … wouldn’t applying Turmeric to the skin temporarily stain in with a yellow tint?
Let's Talk About Collagen
Collagen-infused skincare products are … controversial (to say the least). Some say that the topical application of the protein helps promote collagen and elastin production for a more plump, lifted, and youthful-looking complexion – but others argue that Collagen simply sits on the skin. Who is right? Let's explore.