If you’ve been in the market for a new cleanser any time this past year, you’ve probably noticed something called a cleansing stick. One of the most recent Korean beauty trends to hit the skin care products market, cleansing sticks are solid face cleansers that look a bit like oversized lip balm (personally, we like to compare them to jumbo glue sticks).
Facial cleansing sticks are usually made with a combination of natural oils and moisturizers. Like with other skin cleansers, cleansing stick formulas are formulated to achieve different skin benefits. At St. Ives, we formulate our Cleansing Sticks with 100% natural coconut oil, then add some of our favorite ingredients (like cactus water, apricot, honey, and green tea, just to name a few!) to make them totally unique. Here’s how they work:
Did we mention they’re also a ton of fun to use? Check out our cleansing stick how-to page for the particulars, but we love being able to precisely target areas of our face. Plus, the solid stick format means that applying product now doubles as a mini facial massage!
Aside from cleansing sticks’ face-cleansing benefits, they’re also spill-proof and bacteria-resistant. Go ahead and toss them into your gym bag or carry-on—cleansing sticks contain very little water and preservatives, so they don’t help those gross microorganisms (read: germs) grow! Getting a fresh, natural glow has never been this fun! Win-win-win.
5 Stress Relief Sports to Boost Your Mood
Fact: Working out is a great way to burn off stress and boost your mood. That’s because exercise has been shown to lower cortisol levels (aka the body’s stress hormone) and release endorphins (the body’s happy hormone). And when you do it in a park, the woods, a beach or any natured-filled space, you get the added benefits of nature!
The sounds of the waves, the sand between your toes, and all that sunshine. There’s nothing more relaxing than a beach day! But besides making you feel calm, there are loads of other health benefits of going to the beach. Here are some positive effects of being at the beach for your body and brain, and activities you can do while you’re there.
How to Be Stress Free with 5 Chill Outdoor Activities
How do you deal with stress? If you opt for exercise, meditation, yoga, or journaling you’re on the right track. But do these activities out in nature, and their stress-lowering benefits go to the next level. In fact, just 15 minutes with nature is proven to have a serious de-stress effect!
Curious to know why we love nature so much? Because it has serious benefits and is seriously fun! From lowering stress levels to boosting your mood, keeping you healthier to helping you focus, it’s the cure-all we all need to tap into more.
Let your face have a little good, clean fun. Our scrubs are made with 100% natural exfoliants and our cleansing sticks are made with 100% natural coconut oil. Leave your skin feeling alive, fresh, and glowing!
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Refresh skin all over with sweet-smelling suds made with 100% natural exfoliants and extracts. Feel oh-so-fresh from head to toe!CHECK IT OUT
Skin-smoothing lotions packed with 100% natural moisturizers (like soybean oil and plant based glycerin) soothes, smooths, and lets your skin live its softest life.CHECK IT OUT
Hey! You made it! Welcome to the bottom of the page. Not everyone makes it down here, so we’re guessing you like us. Hooray!
We spend most of our time down here talking about what inspires our skincare. Oh, and how to get glowing skin—specifically, how to make your skin glow. So let’s get started, shall we?
Our products were all made to bring the joy of nature to your skin while making it glow—all without crossing into shiny skin territory (not cute). That’s why our entire lineup features 100% natural moisturizers, exfoliants, and extracts! We also just really, really love apricots.
Think of St. Ives as your go-to for great-smelling cleansers, lotions, masks, and body washes you can use on the daily to get glowing skin that feels super-hydrated and oh-so-silky smooth. Did we mention we’re America’s #1 Scrub brand*?
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