Wisp Wisdom

"More" is not necessarily better...........

So what if you love our anti-aging complex or another of our fabulous facial care but want to use it with a product from a different company? Maybe you don't want to waste it or you might think that combining products will create an even more impressive list of goodies to your skincare?  Well, it's simple really. Read the ingredient list. Are there harsh chemicals or synthetic fragrance added…

"Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively" Dalai Lama

Sensitive Skin? Let's break the rules! Your skin, your rules! (but there are a few guidelines so that your products work for you). Let's take Serums, for example. If you can't imagine putting one more product on your Sensitive skin because it breaks into a rash at the very thought, then try putting a fragrance-free moisturizer on your face before using a Serum. Let it absorb it for a b…

What is a Serum

What is a Serum? A facial serum is a product you apply to your skin after cleansing but before moisturizing. A quality serum will delivery powerful ingredients directly into the skin. The serum has smaller molecules that penetrate deeply and have a very high concentration of Active ingredients. They are suited for targeting specific skin issues. Some serums can be moisturizing in that th…

What products should you use for your skin type?

It can be overwhelming selecting products to use on your skin, with so many choices on the market! To complicate matters, choosing products that are not suitable for your skin type, can make your skin worse. So let's try to simplify it. Dry skin: Cream bases, rich lotions and serums. Don't forget an extra, extra gentle exfoliate to get rid of flaky, tired skin. But please, don't use anything…

Plant based facial oils...Pro's & Con's

We love our luxury facial oils! What better way to introduce essential nutrients to your skin? But is a plant based facial oil right for you? If you have dry, flaky (think dehydrated) skin or struggle occasionally with dry skin due to climate or season, then a plant based facial oil will revive your skin instantly and lock in moisture. Facial oils can be added to your favorite moisturizer as well.…

Feed your skin

The secret to beautiful skin? Feed it. Marula oil is one of the nutritious oils we use in our luxury facial oils. Considered by some as an African treasure, Marula oil comes from a tree that is indigenous to Southern and Western Africa and has a long history in African culture. The oil is harvested and pressed by community collectives of (mostly) Women. It has a slight, pleasant earthy smell that…