'Beauty & Body' Category Archive

Exposing Popular Brand “Organic” Skincare… Checkout Our Detective Work!

Before finding Miessence in 2009, I had been running in circles trying to find organic skincare and bodycare that was truly…. ORGANIC! Every “organic” product I had tried in the past had either blurred the definition of “organic”, disguised synthetic ingredients and synthetic processing  as naturally derived or was using chemical preservatives. I wanted the […]

What is Your TRUE Skin Type? Odds Are Its Not What You Think.

Working with clients, I find myself asking some pretty in-depth questions in order to reveal their true skin type and match them with the appropriate organic skincare regime. The tricky part can be the types of ingredients a new customer is currently using on their skin. Did you know that synthetics or even chemically processed […]

“Hidden” Ingredients May Be Aging Your Skin or Worse…

While researching and studying skincare ingredients for the last 6 years, one of the last pieces of the puzzle for me was an ingredient’s journey through manufacturing. It’s behind the scenes, it’s tough to uncover and it’s usually where a “faux organic” company hides its dark secrets and hidden ingredients. I’ve comprised some tips I’ve […]

What Are Beauty Balms? A Real Beauty Multi-tasker!

I’ve been reading about Beauty Balms in every national magazine this spring. The concept has been wildly popular in Asia and has now hit the US with American brands creating their own versions. But what are BB’s you say? Basically they are a type of foundation that plays double duty as skincare. Beauty Balms were […]

DIY ~ Probiotic Hand Sanitizer

Our friend Danika Carter, an Eco-Beauty Editor at Greenwala, posted a wonderful do it yourself recipe for organic Probiotic Hand Sanitizer using the Miessence BioPure Probiotic Concentrate. SUPER innovative, proven effective, safe and inexpensive! We thought this was too good not to share! Using probiotics (good bacteria) topically makes a lot of sense. Unlike the […]

EcoSalon Ranks the 7 Best Products for A Healthy Self Tan

Beauty Editor Katherine Butler of EcoSalon, the conscious culture and fashion website, has ranked her seven favorite organic products for getting a safe, self tan this summer. Among the winners is the Miessence mineral bronzer and blush. She writes, “For the ultimate in color, consider separately applying both a bronzer and blush. Some products are […]

Dry Skin Loves Rose Oil

The more well known natural moisturizing properties of fruit, nut and seed oils come to mind when we think about hydrating the skin. But what about flowers, specifically the rose? Rose oil has been used as a luxurious skin moisturizing treatment for many centuries. Think about how water droplets will bead up on a rose […]

Dr. Laura Koniver Reviews Miessence Botanical Perfumes

If you’ve never read Dr. Laura Koniver M.D.’s blog Intuition Physician, be sure to check it out. She writes about holistic health, healing, art and snippets of life, all swirled into one. We love her take on skincare topics and today she writes about her recommendations for botanical perfumes. I’m a “guest blogger” sharing specifics […]

Cleansing Bar With Exfoliating Sisal Bag

Packaging with a purpose! Cleanse and exfoliate in one simple step. Narelle Chenery, the founder of Miessence products tells you why these hand crafted cleansing bars are so unique.

Dr. Laura Koniver on Cosmetic Ingredients Safety & Cancer

If you’ve never read Dr. Laura Koniver’s blog Intuition Physician, be sure to check it out. We love her take on skincare topics and today she shared her thoughts on cosmetic safety. Check out her Intuition Physician blog During medical school, Dr. Laura worked at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD with a research […]

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