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Limited Edition Omega Moisturisers

Limited Edition Omega Moisturisers

Why are Omegas important for the skin? Our modern diets are deficient in omega oils. These oils are not as stable as saturated oils and they are often removed from products to increase shelf life. Many of the symptoms of omega deficiency show up on skin and the omega...
An organic yet powerful approach to managing acne

An organic yet powerful approach to managing acne

We have already discussed how our approach addresses the microbial imbalance created by our industrial lifestyles, so let’s take a closer look at the ingredients used in the Esse Clarifying Range and how these target the root causes of acne. Live microbiome support...
Esse and the revolutionary ‘skinimalism’ trend

Esse and the revolutionary ‘skinimalism’ trend

The experience of lockdown provided many with a time of self-reflection, and one realisation that emerged during this time was that, when it comes to skincare routines, less is actually more. Breaking the habits of over-cleansing and excessive makeup wear has resulted...
Things industrial beauty taught us that we should forget

Things industrial beauty taught us that we should forget

Industrial beauty is around 100 years old. In the early 1900s, large companies in the US and Europe used the fear of germs to sell harsh soaps to hundreds of millions of consumers. The same companies rapidly extended their reach by promising to “turn back the clock”...
Interview with Trevor Steyn on the microbiome and skincare

Interview with Trevor Steyn on the microbiome and skincare

How did you become interested in the microbiome? When I was younger, I thought that chemistry could solve almost any problem. As my understanding of the biological world expanded, I became less certain. I started to realise that applying simple chemicals to very...