Mark Your Calendars: 6 Reasons to Schedule Your Next Facial


While at-home treatments are convenient, necessary, and encouraged (lookin' at you, self-care Sundays!), hitting the spa periodically is essential and goes far beyond glowing skin. Discover the tools your skin needs that can only be obtained with monthly visits to your Skincare Professional.

1. Increased Circulation. 

Facial massages done by a Professional help relax the muscles and body, boosting circulation and blood flow through the skin to encourage cell renewal for a glowing, youthful complexion. They also have devices that further improve circulation and product penetration, and when paired with our holistic philosophy and technique, it is sure to deliver optimal results you could not achieve at home.

2. Boost Hydration & Skin Nutrients.

Professional-grade treatment add-ons work to maintain and repair the skin's lipid barrier, locking in moisture to ensure it stays supple, healthy, and strong all year long!

3. Personalized Home Care Regimen.

Get personalized protocols to take home with you that work best with your unique skin and body to boost results that last long after you leave the treatment room. Who better to guide your journey to radiance than those who know you and your skin best?

4. Stress Relief.

We all know how relaxing it is to hit the spa, but are we really aware of the importance of treating yourself? Taking the time to fully relax while taking care of your skin and body can do wonders for your mental health and stress levels. Conquer stress build-up and the toll it takes on your skin, and leave the treatment room feeling fresh, rejuvenated, and relaxed!

5. Expert Skin Analysis.

You can only stick with that grocery store cleanser and moisturizer for so long. Skincare Professionals are skilled experts that live to treat your skin. Visiting your esthetician allows your true skin to be revealed, and from there you can know exactly what to do. Osmosis utilizes a unique approach with our Holistic Skin Mapping to help identify the source of your skin concerns.

6. Because You Deserve It!

We spend so much time taking care of everything and everyone else that all too often we forget to take care of ourselves. Taking just a couple of hours a month to yourself to give yourself some me-time at the spa will energize your mind, body, and soul, leaving your ready to tackle whatever life throws your way!


If you don't already have a go-to spa or salon, find one near you here!


Wake up to Radiance: Why Night Creams are so Powerful


Did you know that your skin works hard to regenerate and repair itself overnight? While you sleep, it becomes more receptive to your skincare products, absorbing and soaking up all the yummy nutrients you just applied. But, it is true that your skin can lose moisture while you snooze as your body temperature rises. This is why a night creme is so important! It will boost the skin's natural restoration process while preventing dullness and dryness so you wake up to a smooth, moisturized brilliance every single day.

We are wrapping up our journey through the Moisturizing Collection with Enrich Restorative Night Creme, a supercharged treatment that nourishes and revitalizes skin overnight. Let's take a look at what makes it so special!

Ingredients to Love


Raspberry Seed Oil: Delivers a cell-regenerative effect to promote healing, reduces redness and water loss, all while enrobing the skin with silky smooth moisture.

Swertia Chirata Leaf Extract: Stimulates your skin's self-regenerative stem cell activity, making this ingredient exceptional for treating wounds, while also aiding in age-reversal.

Blueberry Extract: One of our favorite superfoods! Only this superfood proves to be equally as beneficial topically as it is when you eat it. Chock-full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, it also flaunts phytochemicals which can provide natural anticancer activity in the skin and body. It promotes regeneration, anti-aging, and a smooth, supple complexion.


When To Use A Night Cream

1. To boost skin's moisture during the regenerative process while you sleep.

2. Use on hands or feet as an intensive body balm for soft, smooth results.

3. Apply a thin layer under mineral makeup to enhance performance and wearability.

4. Use on chapped lips, post-sun exposure, and wounds to promote healing and restoration.


Wake up looking and feeling fresh and vibrant with naturally-sourced ingredients that heal. Get the scoop on other items in our Moisturizing Collection here.


Your Wellness Cheat Sheet: Which Supplement is Right For You?


Choosing the right supplements for your unique skin and body can be overwhelming. And while we always recommend finding an Osmosis Skincare Professional for most accurate protocols and tailored results, here is a guide to helping you navigate to the perfect supplement for you based on your skin and health concerns.

What is Your Main Skin Concern?


1. My skin is oily and acne-prone.


On the cheeks, forehead, and mouth: These regions indicate gut health issues such as candida (a yeast overgrowth in the gut), inflammation in the intestines, or acid reflux. Encourage a healthy tummy with Skin Perfection Water formulated to harmonize digestion, targeting acne at the source for permanent healing.

On the lower jaw and chin: This indicates estrogenic toxins caused by a hormone imbalance absorbed by different organs and then purged through the skin. Reach for Environmental Detox, a powerful supplement containing ingredients like DIM and activated charcoal that work to bind and remove these toxins from the body. It is particularly effective at preventing and reducing cystic acne which is very common in this zone of the face.

2. Rid me of the wrinkles!


Say no to stress: Body Talk is a holistic way designed to target stress-induced aging by neutralizing the effect of emotions on the body and detoxing emotional history to then open pathways in the mind for healing. Five pumps in the morning and evening will help contribute to a healthy mind and body - and that includes your skin!

DNA Repair: Elevate is our revolutionary DNA Repair supplement that encourages the formation of ATP (your body's natural energy source). Its ability to reduce damage to the skin from sun exposure through our patented AC-11, will increase skin's immunity and endurance while continuing to repair cells for the ultimate overall health. Plus, the increased energy will give you just the boost you need to stay active and energized!

3. My skin is prone to redness and irritation.


On the forehead, cheeks, and temples: Rosacea in these areas is typically triggered by certain foods and reflects the large intestine. Digestive Water is designed to help restore harmony to the gut providing relief on this system, in turn reducing rosacea caused by the digestive distress.

Around the nose: This section reflects the region from the stomach to the lower esophagus. Often, when there is redness around the sides of the nose, it is caused by gastritis, H. Pylori overgrowth in the stomach, or acid reflux. Complete Digestive Enzyme aids in the break down of food and absorption of nutrients to provide relief and balance to the digestive system.


4. Blackheads!


Address the mucus: Blackheads are caused by mucus build-up in the body. Pathway is our 10-day cleanse that breaks up and removes mucus from the intestines and colon, increasing nutrient absorption removing harmful toxins, and enhancing overall health! Watch blackheads disappear and notice increased energy and glowing completion.

The foundation of Osmosis stands on the skin-body connection. So, many of our supplements, though they target internal sources, directly address external concerns. See our Holistic Skin Mapping for more specifics on skin conditions and supplements that will assist in healing from the inside out!

Start within to encourage your authentic beauty. For best results, pair supplements with Osmosis Waters, topical Skincare, and healthy lifestyle choices to achieve a flawless radiance and a happier, healthier you!


Harnessing the Power of a Healing Balm



Whether it's just seasonal or climate-based dryness, a high caffeine diet, or a result of over-exfoliation, sometimes your daily moisturizer just doesn't cut it and you need something that packs a little more punch. Continuing on our journey through the Moisturizing Collection, we are thrilled to dive into the power of Remedy Healing Balm, an ultra-hydrating mask that works to repair the barrier instead of "coating" the skin. It's just the boost of soothing moisture you need when dry skin takes its toll.

Remedy is chock-full of anti-inflammatory and healing agents that work to encourage and support the skin's natural recovery functions, soothing irritation and alleviating redness. It reduces visible signs of stress in the skin while preventing further damage.

Ingredients to Love


Shea Butter

Rich with hydrating and conditioning agents that contain a fatty acid profile (crazy good for the elasticity of the skin) and assists with protection and cellular repair.

Licorice Root Extract

Contains a high content of potent antioxidants, while providing anti-inflammatory, lightening, calming, soothing, and immune-boosting benefits. It helps to normalize oil production while fading dark spots and blemishes, PLUS it offers anti-aging properties. This powerful ingredient just about does it all!

Gotu Kola Leaf Extract

An antioxidant-rich plant extract that delivers a source of amino acids to assist in healing and minimize scarring. It also contains soothing properties!

Wild Cherry Bark Extract

Has historically been used to treat rashes, psoriasis, and eczema because of its anti-inflammatory and astringent properties as it helps to soothe, detox, and heal.

When to Call on a Healing Balm

When you need more than a sheer daily moisturizer, healing balms may be your answer. If your skin is not taking to a lighter moisturizer, it most likely means there is a greater underlying problem and the skin is in need of repair. Remedy is excellent for sunburns, post-procedure, and other skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis to promote healing of the irritation and soothe redness.

PRO TIP: This can also be used as an intensely hydrating sleep mask because of the thick viscosity. Apply to the face before bed and wake up with a smooth, supple complexion.

Shop your Healing Balm here!





Holistic Tips to Beat the Afternoon Crash



We've all experienced that 2 p.m. wall. Your gusto for the day starts to burn out, you're crashing from your cup(s) of coffee, and your lunch is settling in your stomach like a brick leaving you feeling drained and ready for a nap. Instead of heading for the kitchen to refill your coffee mug again or pop the top on a can of soda, turn to holistic solutions that will help give you a sustainable energy refuel and even prevent the afternoon sleepies in the first place! Check it out:

Power-Up with Breakfast

When you start your morning strong with nutrients and nourishing substance, it will absolutely transform the pattern of your workday and help keep the afternoon slump at bay. Try a quick breakfast shake with fruits, omega-3s, and digestible protein to help keep energy at a healthy level throughout your morning. Or pack a hard-boiled egg and some almond butter wheat toast to munch on when you get there.

Avoid Caffeine

Trust us, we know how impossible this sounds. But, did you know that caffeine can stay in your system anywhere from four to six hours affecting your nervous system, heart rate, and respiratory system? The good news is, there are so many healthy alternatives to caffeine these days that put a pep in your step and help get you going in the morning without the mid-afternoon crash that comes along with coffee or sugary drinks. Right now we're loving matcha, turmeric lattes, and herbal teas!

Get Up and Move

A great way to boost energy levels is to get your blood flowing, even if just for a few minutes, to help break up your day. Many of us sit for long hours during a workday, and if you have a job where you're on your feet all day, certain stretches and yoga poses can help relieve some of that strain as well. Check out these office exercises you can do at your desk to help increase blood flow and energy during your afternoon!

Explore Holistic Solutions

Elevate is a caffeine-free supplement that works to boost energy, increase fat loss and cellular repair, enhance metabolism and mental focus, and even reverse signs of aging. This super-supplement works by giving cells the activators they need to encourage ATP (energy) formation. Keep it on your desk next to your computer as a reminder to take some with your lunch and prevent the crash altogether while boosting focus and energy at work!

Don't let the crash defeat you and your day come 2 or 3 p.m. Restore your body's energy and "umph" with these simple tricks and lifestyle habits to ensure a clear mind and bring the life back to your workday! Feeling tired all the time? Check out how sleep can impact your health and energy long-term here.

Everything You Need to Know About a Cleansing Balm

Cleansing Balms are rapidly rising in popularity as a refreshing way to rinse the day away and leave your skin feeling revived! As we work our way through the Moisturizing Collection series, we thought May was the perfect time to dive deep into Lift Away, our oh-so-soothing and delicately lightweight cleansing balm, as an energizing alternative (or addition) to your usual cleansing routine. Let's discover why balm is bomb this summer.

Lift Away is a lightweight, non-foaming cleanser that lifts and dissolves makeup and impurities from the skin while maintaining barrier health and promoting a smooth, glowing complexion.

Ingredients To Love


Mangosteen
Containing natural antibacterial properties, this super-fruit helps clear and prevent acne as it cleanses the skin of environmental toxins and debris. It is also rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties to promote healing and repair of skin cells and prevent free-radical damage.

Elderberry Fruit Juice
Holds extremely high levels of bioflavonoids to enhance the skin's immune function as well as provide antioxidant protection. It also plays the role of a natural detoxifier, helping to defend the skin against environmental stressors that can cause wrinkles and age spots.

Avocado Oil
A powerful dose of protein and fatty acids to heal and regenerate the skin back to a healthy, youthful state!


A Cleansing Balm's Role in Your Skincare Routine

Cleansing Balms serve as a great first cleanse, followed by a more invigorating wash if you feel your skin needs it. It also can be used as a makeup remover or a quick, refreshing single cleanse especially during the summer months when you may just want a light rinse as opposed to a heavy, involved routine. The main benefit of a Cleansing Balm is to increase moisture as it contains many hydrating ingredients that instantly melt into the skin to offer a splash of moisture for a revived finish without the tightness!


Shop some of our other Cleansers here as a second cleanse in your routine! If you missed last month's scoop on Facial Oils, be sure to check it out here.

Creating a Self-Care Ritual out of Your Makeup Routine


Women are inherently beautiful beings; and here at Osmosis, we believe in enhancing that beauty, not masking it. However, makeup can often be misconstrued as a superficial tool to hide or disguise true beauty. It's our mission to unite in beauty and use makeup to compliment our authentic radiance! Another important aspect of makeup is how it makes us feel on the inside because of its power on the outside. Though sometimes it can be hard to wake up in enough time to apply more than just a quick 2-minute makeup routine, if you create that time and space for yourself in the morning, it can be quite empowering! Here are a few ways to turn your rushed, 5-minute routine into a loving, self-care ritual every day.

1. Create an inviting space in your bathroom or vanity.

Don't underestimate the power of a simple candle, makeup caddy, or even lighting to set the tone for your morning routine and, in-turn, the rest of your day. Make the space your own! Organize your makeup so it's easily accessible, turn on your favorite tunes, and take the time to have those few moments to yourself to celebrate your beauty as you get ready!

2. Get Creative.

Have fun with it! Use your makeup as a creative outlet for the day. This will not only make it more fun, but will stimulate the artistic side of your brain and get those juices flowing and ready to take on your day! Let your makeup reflect your mood each day, play way different styles, colors, and products.

3. Embrace Your Features.

While you are putting your makeup on, notice each of your features and either mentally, or verbally, express gratitude to yourself. You can even practice different self-love mantras such as "I am beautiful.", "I love my brows.", etc. You will be amazed at how powerful this practice can be in transforming your mindset and sense of self-love and self-worth.

4. Choose Clean Beauty Products.

To further enhance your self-care routine, what better way to show love to yourself and your body than by fueling it with makeup that nourishes and promotes healthy skin! Our Mineral Makeup is rich with vitamins that work to protect your skin such as zinc oxide, moringa seed oil, and our unique goji berry blend - just to name a few! Feel good about the makeup you put on your skin.


Whether your morning routine is two minutes or 30 minutes long, there's always enough time to celebrate you! Let us know some of your favorite morning makeup rituals in the comments below.