Anti-Aging Skincare

Babchi extract is one of our favorite natural anti-aging skincare ingredients, and it’s also the star ingredient of our newest product addition: Bakuchiol Retinol-Alternative Smoothing Serum. This beautiful serum utilizes the power of purple botanicals for a complexion that’s consistently smooth, bright and glowing. Its potential blooms when used in tandem with other Herbivore favorites to create an…

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PHAs—Explained!

Our new Bakuchiol Retinol Alternative Smoothing Serum includes the PHA (poly-hydroxy acid) ingredient glucono delta lactone. This crystalized version of gluconic acid occurs naturally in things like honey, kombucha, and red wine. Known in particular for its helpfulness in healing pigmentation concerns, we love this PHA especially for its powerful effects that come without irritation, and its friendliness…

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Saviors for Sunned Skin

Despite our intentions to wear brimmed hats and proper SPF, sunburns sometimes happen.*  They occur more easily for some than for others, but in any case, this kind of damage can wreak havoc on the skin. Sunburns are linked with a variety of ailments including hyperpigmentation, premature aging—and worse (cancer)! This is why it’s so…

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Summer Altars

Get into the spirit of the season by building an altar in honor of this fruitful and salubrious time of year! The following ideas are designed to inspire you to think outside the box: Tiny Altars An altar doesn’t need to be grand or extravagant to contain powerful energy.  A candle infused with a powerful…

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Cancer Self-Care

Cancer is a water sign, prone to nurturing and homemaking. With the cosmic crab as its symbol, Cancer is known for its hard exterior that masks inner softness. When Cancerian vibes abound, strengths that may surface area tenderness, empathy, intuition, problem-solving and creativity.  Challenges that may arise for those with Cancer-heavy astrological charts or during…

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Crystal of the Month: Moonstone

Moonstones are June’s crystal, harkening to the arrival of Cancer near the end of the month. Cancers are ruled by the moon and therefore moonstones as well. These mystical minerals show off a fascinating display of hues that reflect pastel rainbows from within a distinctly milky sheen. Commonly worn as jewelry or tucked under one’s pillow,…

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Full Strawberry Moon in Sagittarius

June is the time of our annual Strawberry Full Moon, named by Algonquin tribes for the pretty berries that comes into season at this time of year in North America. This moon lands in gregarious Sagittarius at 25 degrees early on Monday, June 17th. It will float into industrious Capricorn by late morning, flowing appropriately…

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PRIDE Meditation

Pride month is one of our favorites here at Herbivore, with many of our own being members of the LGBTQIA+ community. We love to celebrate each year at this time and year ‘round in a myriad of ways. Parties and parades abound at this time of year, but Pride is also a feeling—an essence to…

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Squalane

Here at Herbivore, we use squalene as an ingredient in many of our products. This lightweight oil is derived from olive trees, and penetrates the skin at an incredible rate. Once absorbed, it offers light, lasting moisture, plus: added protection from UV rays, antibacterial properties, and boosted cell production! Found in: Coconut Body Oil Emerald…

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