• sea buckthorn oil berries Sea Buckthorn Oil, the Heal-All Super Ingredient

    If you follow the natural skincare scene closely, you might have noticed the ingredient sea buckthorn oil in a few high-end products and thought “What is that? What a weird name.”

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  • plant ingredients We’re loving this one ingredient right now!

    Here at PLANT, we love essential oils and plant ingredients — it’s totally our thing. We use them in all our products to create new twists on time-honored health and skincare remedies from around the world.

    But we’re sure we’re not alone in wanting to ditch the toxic ingredients. A global shift is happening. More and more people are seeing that you don’t need chemicals to get skincare results, and that plants are a better alternative—adding nutrients and real outcomes for your skin, body and mind. Continue Reading

  • Fall-clean-tips Declutter by repurposing your PLANT bottles this fall

    Fall is just around the corner, and with a new season often comes the desire to start fresh. Maybe for you it’s about revamping your natural beauty routine or your sleeping patterns, or cleaning out the fridge and starting fresh with tons of fruit and veggies—or maybe it’s just a general declutter of your home and personal space.

    After all, it doesn’t have to be spring to do “spring” cleaning—you can do it in the fall, too!

    Part of our seasonal cleaning routine is getting rid of any old food storage containers and bottles we have lying around. But as environmentally conscious beings, we often wage an inner battle between wanting to declutter and feeling guilty about throwing things into the recycling abyss. Continue Reading

  • Organic-Oil-PLANTApothecary Body Lotion or Body Oil: Which is Best for the Cooler Months?

    It’s that time of year again, when we put away the sun hats and sunglasses and pull out our fall jackets instead. Hey, there’s nothing wrong with that! Each season has its pros and cons, and frankly, who doesn’t love jumping through all those colorful fall leaves?

    However, the slightly cooler weather does often mean that dry skin will come out to play. Thankfully there are body oils and lotions to help with that, but choosing between a lotion or a  body oil can sometimes be confusing—which one will offer you optimal protection and nourishment, while keeping your skin supple and without greasy or prune-like hands? Continue Reading

  • PLANT Apothecary booth Indie Beauty Expo PLANT does Indie Beauty Expo, New York!

    We had yet another incredible time at Indie Beauty Expo – this time in our home city New York.

    If you aren’t familiar with Indie Beauty Expo, think of it like all of your favorite and most awe-inspiring idols and friends coming together in one room. Well, at least that’s what it feels like for us when big press, exciting retailers, knowledgeable industry professionals and indie brands all come together for a day full of shopping, seminars and exchanging of stories. Continue Reading

  • National Friendship Day To Do List How To Spend National Friendship Day

    National Friendship Day is fast approaching! That’s right—there’s a whole day dedicated to celebrating your favorite pals.

    And even though we don’t need a national day to remind us to show those we love our appreciation, we definitely won’t pass on an extra opportunity to bask in all our favorite friend-time activities.

    So if you were to have the ultimate Friendship Day, what would that look like? In the spirit of the holiday, we thought we’d put together our own list on how we would spend our ultimate mates date. Continue Reading

  • Summer essentials PLANT Apothecary 3 essentials to throw in your tote for the perfect beach trip

    Beach trips! We all love them. But they can easily go pear-shaped if you don’t prepare for the less-fun aspects of going to beach, like the blistering sun and the sand that turns up in your clothes five weeks later.

    We all know the beach trip basics: Don’t leave home without your towel, sun hat, sunscreen, flip flops, water and maybe even your umbrella (if you’re feeling extra organized). But there are just a few more items that could be added to your tote to make your beach trip truly memorable. Continue Reading

  • PLANT Apothecary skincare tips for summer Tips for radiant skin throughout summer!

    Summer is now officially here, and that means all the long-awaited trips to the pool and the summer outdoor barbecues with friends begin! But before you grab your flip flops and run out the door, we thought we’d take a moment to share some of the easy ways you can fit a conscientious skincare routine into your busy summer schedule. Because we’re pretty sure like us, you don’t want to wind up spending summer with scathing, shriveled and irritated skin. Continue Reading

  • July4-local-business-skincare In celebration of Independence Day

    Happy Independence Day to all our PLANT friends!

    While the 4th of July to many of us represents a time where we can come together with our friends and family, celebrate all that we are grateful for and the warmer, happy months ahead, it also is a great opportunity to recognize and evaluate the things that we can do as an individual and collective to continue creating the country and community that we want it to be. Continue Reading

  • PLANT apothecary bodyoils Why Plastic Is (Sometimes) Better Than Glass

    As an environmentally responsible brand, we think deeply about the packaging materials we use as we develop our product line. One of our big questions is always: Plastic or glass?

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