Journal

Are you puzzled by skin that feels tight, appears dull, and has exaggerated wrinkles despite using skincare products specific for dry skin types? 
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Time alone is nourishing for your soul, and that includes the daily ritual of your skincare routine. Get healthy skin from the inside out and maximize your routine with the proper layering of the following products. Here’s your step-by-step guide.
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Starting with two superfoods that have been relied on for centuries, goji berry and sea buckthorn, founder Kate Chen made it the brand’s mission to provide a collection of products formulated from nutrient-dense ingredients sourced directly from nature. Though we incorporate more than 70 plant-based superfoods and bioactives into our formulas, there are a few key ingredients, and the products they’re in, worth giving special attention to.
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Gentle cleansing and exfoliation with healing plant-based skincare products designed for your skin type can help unclog pores and reduce the risk of breakouts. Plus, skin-friendly oils can help your skin from making too much sebum. Here are a four products to address oily or blemish-prone skin.

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If you’re wondering if you can double cleanse your way to healthier-looking skin, the short answer is yes! In fact, you may find it to be the most effective way to wash your face. Let’s look at a few reasons why you may benefit from the double cleansing method.

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This month’s blog comes from our marketing specialist Kristy! Here she shares with us why Balance Toner is her favorite and most used Akar product. 
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This month’s blog comes from our marketing manager, Anna Hoffman. Take a look into her double-cleansing routine with our Purify Cleansing Oil and Soothe Cleanser!

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The rave for this beloved superfruit isn’t entirely new. Its notoriety came around years ago when it was alleged that drinking pineapple juice could quite literally freshen up one’s vaginal health.
We’re all religious believers of ‘beauty sleep’ I’m sure, but just what is the science behind this regime? 
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What steps do you take to protect yourself against the sun?
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Ensuring that we get sufficient amounts of water into our system is a must for good health and glowing skin.

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Follow the steps in our article to single out the best possible skincare products for your unique skin type!
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If you’ve ever stopped to wonder exactly how and what antioxidants do for the skin and body, then this article is for you.
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With its superfood status, they are a well-known staple of diets both ancient and modern, consumed readily in its raw and dried form.
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The sea buckthorn, also known as seaberry, is one of two superfoods we use in our products. 
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