Winter Skincare: Foreign Imports

Fighting dry skin with bee venom, snail mucin, Dead Sea mud and other unique formulas from around the world

While our skin has put up a good fight thus far, after a few consecutive months of being pummeled by the cold, dry air outside, and even drier heat inside, it begs for a little more love. Featuring brands from outside the US that have taken extra care with their formulations, the selection of skincare products below are what’s in current rotation in the bathrooms …

Kypris, Holistic Skincare in a Bottle

Six lightweight serums and potent face oils made from plants and mineral actives

The latest holistic skincare line to cross our path is Kypris, coming by way of Scottsdale, Arizona. With six plant- and mineral-based products in the line (three serums and three elixirs, or face oils) it’s not difficult to become enamored with the product, once you get past the slightly frou-frou labeling (on the bottles, “love” is written as the first ingredient). Without the ability to …

Mokosh Skincare

Started by a veterinary scientist, the line offers unique formulas that are free of water and palm oil

Fremantle, Australia-based Mokosh is everything the majority of today’s best-selling luxury skincare is not: their range of products is certified organic with NASAA (one of the highest standards in Australia). They’re accredited by Choose Cruelty Free for refusing to test on animals (all products are vegan, except the lip balm which uses organic beeswax). All Mokosh products are free of preservatives and their ingredients are …