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Spring into Spring with Your Best Skin Yet

19/09/2017

Spring into Spring with Your Best Skin Yet

A holistic facialist's guide to freshening up your routine for spring.

Skincare routines may come and go, but your skin remains forever. That’s why it’s important to take seasonal changes into account when the health of your skin is at stake.

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Essano team share their top picks for winter

27/07/2017

Essano team share their top picks for winter

We are often asked a wide range of questions about what our favourite products are and what we’ve got stocked up in our personal beauty cupboards.

So, here’s our pick of Essano must-haves for the cooler months.

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Leave in to lock in the moisture!

27/06/2017

Leave in to lock in the moisture!

It’s essential to care for your hair with moisture regularly to avoid your strands drying out, snapping or splitting.

Our NEW Coconut Milk Hydrating Leave-In Conditioner naturally nourishes your hair to keep it soft, silky and tangle free.

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Girl’s Night In

30/05/2017

Girls Night In

When was the last time you had a girl’s night in? Long overdue?

Put on your PJs, grab some comfort food and put your feet up while you treat your skin with our new Clarifying Clay Masque.

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All you need to know to heal your skin from within

28/02/2017

Ashleigh Scott - founder of The Facialist

Ashleigh Scott is a holistic facialist and owner of The Facialist in Auckland City. With her deep understanding of the skin and treating skin conditions and disorders holistically, we asked her to give us her top tips.

When treating the skin, I prefer to adopt a holistic approach - not only looking at what is happening on the skin’s surface but also what is going on in the body that could disrupt the skin from functioning healthily.

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Don’t Let Stress Mess With Your Skin This Year!

17/01/2017

Don’t Let Stress Mess With Your Skin This Year!

There’s no denying it - the start of a New Year can be fraught. Inevitably when we return to our “normal” life, the relaxing post-Christmas holiday vibe is a distant memory.

We find ourselves facing a mountain of washing, housework and going back to work. The ‘to-do’ lists get longer and longer and we find ourselves reaching for another coffee, leftover Christmas cake and glass of wine.

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Hairdresser to the stars Anthony Nader on his top hair tips, natural ingredients and his favourite Essano products

06/09/2016

Anthony Nader

We absolutely loved every minute of our catch-up with the world-renowned hairdresser and owner of Sydney’s RAW Salon, Anthony Nader – who wouldn’t, right?

We managed to find out some of his top hair tips and tricks, along with his thoughts from using our new range on himself and his clients.

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To tone or not to tone?

25/07/2016

To tone or not to tone?

What is a toner anyway?

A toner is designed to be used after cleansing. Most toners on the market are water or alcohol/astringent based and are applied with either a mist/spray or a cotton pad.

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Get personal with Essano

04/07/2016

Get personal with Essano

Isn’t it confusing… how can you tell the difference between what’s really natural, and what someone wants you to think is natural? Especially when the ingredients are often hard to recognise and even harder to pronounce!

For Essano, being a natural brand is part of our DNA. To help us explain why it’s so important to us, we sat down with our business owner and hairdresser Shane Young to ask some questions about his personal ethos and the passion behind Essano.

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Three Easy Tips to Save Your Hair This Winter

03/06/2016

Which ingredient is your hair craving right now?

Can you believe that winter is officially here? There’s no doubt that the colder weather and the fewer hours of sunshine bring with them a new set of hair demands! To help keep the spark this winter, we have some quick tips to help your hair remain healthy during the cold, dry weather.

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Which ingredient is your hair craving right now?

26/05/2016

Which ingredient is your hair craving right now?

We believe that the best thing for your skin is plant-based ingredients, without any unnecessary harsh stuff being added, and the same goes for your hair and scalp.

We also know that there are some amazing ingredients out available that can really work to improve the health of your hair.

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Are you using the right products for your skin type?

29/04/2016

Are you using the right products for your skin type?

It can often be confusing to find the right product for your skin type, especially when there are so many options available.

In the quest for clear, healthy skin, here are some of our tips to help you decide which products to incorporate into your daily regime.

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Eat Your Way to Glowing Skin

22/03/2016

Eat Your Way to Glowing Skin

Your skin is your body’s largest organ and it’s just as important to nourish it from the inside as well as the outside. It is all about having a balance of nutrient-rich foods to improve your health and skin.

There are countless tips these days on what to eat and what to avoid, and we have been chatting recently about our best tips for glowing skin, so we thought we’d share them with you.

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Why we think Natural is best...

05/03/2016

Natural is best

It’s thought that adults have over 700 man-made industrial chemicals in our bodies – a horrible thought!

For us, when we consider what we put in and on our bodies we want to try to reduce the chemical load and make sure we are using the most beneficial ingredients we can. And it’s not just what we eat. Our skin is our largest organ and will absorb around 70% of what we put on it, straight into our bloodstream.

So, when it comes to what we put in our products, we only use the most natural and beneficial ingredients as possible. Let’s use a well-known cosmetic product ingredient to highlight our point!

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That summer glow - I've got you
and I'm not letting go.

15/02/2016

Summer Glow

Gone are the days of basting yourself like a Christmas turkey and baking in the sun – thank goodness! But hands up if you still love that holiday feeling and your glowing skin? Here are some tips on how to hold your glow for longer, naturally!

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Q&A with The Shrinking Violet

01/02/2016

Q&A with The Shrinking Violet

Recently we were lucky enough to chat to one very inspirational lady. Elora Harré, a 22-year-old Kiwi currently living in Australia who, since January 2013, has lost an incredible 54.5kg!

Elora shares her health and well-being journey on her blog theshrinkingviolet.co.nz and fills us in on the secret to her weight loss, her love for Essano Rosehip Oil and her daily skincare routine.

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Summer Cleanse

18/01/2016

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A good thorough clean doesn’t have to happen in the spring. You can start right now. Just take a look at our 6 easy tips for feeling clean inside and out.

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Clever Hacks to try this Christmas

11/12/2015

Clever Hacks to try this Christmas

If you’re looking for ways to add something special to your Christmas celebrations, but are quickly running out of time, we’ve found some great Christmas hacks which will make you look like a creative genius.

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Oil vs Serum...What is the difference?

13/11/2015

Oil vs Serum...What is the difference?

If you’re confused about how a serum is different to a facial oil, you are probably not the only one. Both work to enhance the benefits of your current skincare routine by giving it a boost of nutrients. Read more to find out how how they differ.

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Rosehip Oil
9 ways to use this multitasking miracle

29/10/2015

Rosehip Oil; 9 ways to use this multi-tasking miracle

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have one hard-working, affordable skincare multitasker to keep our handbags light and wallets happy?

Miranda Kerr, Gwenyth Paltrow and Rose Bryne (definitely no slouches in the glowing skin department) have revealed their big beauty secret – Rosehip Oil!

Extracted from the seeds of wild rose bushes, Rosehip Oil is brimming with beauty-boosting essential fatty acids Omega 3 and 6, as well as antioxidant Vitamins A and C. It’s been clinically proven to combat dryness, minimise scarring and fine lines, and diminish stretch marks.

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Spring Skin Detoxing

02/10/2015

Spring Skin Detoxing

The sun is coming out, and the weather is warming up so it’s time to get ready for spring – yay!
For spring-ready skin, follow our skin-detoxing tips to naturally achieve a radiant glow.

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Spring Styling for the Essano lover

24/09/2015

Spring Styling for the Essano lover

I don’t know about you, but one of the things I LOVE the most Spring is the freshness in the air. That winter chill is gone, the smell of fresh cut grass, or the fresh lemon you’re about to pop into your cocktail lingers in the air and everybody is freshening up for Spring.

Which is perfect timing for Essano to release their gorgeous new Gentle Cleansing Facial Wipes, formulated to freshen up your skin, is coming to a shelf near you shortly.

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Being a good global citizen

07/08/2015

Being a good global citizen

Creating products which are effective and deliver results is our top priority. We not only have our strong promise of what we won’t ever put in our products, but we also have a unique opportunity to build a brand focused on supporting the environment and communities around us.

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A chat with Honeywrap™

22/07/2015

A chat with Honeywrap™ Read more

Tips and tricks for using Essano™
Certified Organic Rosehip Oil

25/06/2015

Tips and tricks for using Essano™ Certified Organic Rosehip Oil

Did you know that you can use our Rosehip Oil in a variety of different ways?

There’s the obvious uses as an amazing facial treatment but there are lots of other ways in which we can all use our oil, so we thought we’d share some of them with you.

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Taking the time for you

12/06/2015

Taking the time for you

Modern life is dynamic, challenging and, at times, a bit stressful! Often we end up pushing our own needs way down the long to-do list.

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Ingredients in the spotlight: Pomegranate

04/06/2015

Ingredients in the spotlight: Pomegranate

We love our certified organic Rosehip Oil (clearly!) but we also love lots of other amazing organic oils and have used them in various products within our range. One of these is certified organic Pomegranate Oil, which we have used in our gorgeous Body Oil.

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Essano™ Rosehip Oil – Stretch Mark SOS!

29/05/2015

Essano™ Rosehip Oil – Stretch Mark SOS!

We love our Rosehip Oil for a million reasons, but the fact that it can help us fight stretch marks is high on the list! Rosehip Oil is clinically proven to minimise the appearance of fine lines, scars, stretch marks and sun damage.* High in essential fatty acids, antioxidants and skin-loving vitamins, our Rosehip Oil is also infused with certified organic Acai Berry Oil – a true powerhouse oil!

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Glosscars win!

29/04/2015

Glosscars win!

While we know our products are amazing, it is very gratifying when we start hearing other people talking about the quality of our products - particularly when these people are some of the biggest beauty fans in Australia! This April we are excited to announce that we won not one but TWO beautyheaven Glosscars Awards.

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Anzac Day - brand heritage

23/04/2015

Anzac Day - Brand heritage

We are all commemorating Anzac Day this month and taking the time to remember the importance of those who fought for our rights and freedoms. After all, we have more to thank these men and women for than just our favourite cookie! History is important to us here at Essano™, so we are sharing the heritage of our brand with you!

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Focus on Lotions

16/04/2015

Focus on Lotions

Are you one of the many people who 'forgets' to moisturise daily? We have all heard it before and we know that the skin is our largest living organ which makes it essential to care for it. But, we understand that sometimes we feel like we don't have time and that we can just do it tomorrow! We want to make this your favourite time of the day, so we created the Intensive Hydrating Body Lotion which deeply moisturises and conditions skin with the included benefits of organic Rosehip Oil, Aloe Vera and Jojoba Oil. Trust us, the smell is irresistible and will have you moisturising all day long! Okay, maybe we're exaggerating...

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Why do we love Acai?

09/04/2015

Why we love Acai

There's no denying that we love Acai in smoothies, but at Essano™ we love it in our oil too! Why?

Acai Berry is one of nature's super-foods, but it also has a multitude of skin care benefits. For example – did you know that Acai Berry is often found in skin brightening products since it is a potent form of Vitamin C? Yep - it's a pretty powerful little berry!

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Why choose organic?

07/04/2015

Why choose organic?

For most of us taking care of our skin is essential, after all it is the body’s largest living organ.

However until now, not all of us have been able to afford the luxury of buying products that tick all of our boxes - organic, not tested on animals, environmentally friendly, easily available and affordable - and we're not even talking skincare needs yet - like hydrate and nourish the skin, minimise the appearance of fine lines, scars, stretch marks and sun damage!

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Donna Hay's halloumi, fig and
pomegranate salad recipe

02/04/2015

Donna Hay's halloumi, fig and pomegranate salad recipe

Not only is Pomegranate loaded in powerful antioxidants, vitamins K and C, potassium, copper, zinc and iron (which is why​ we use it in our Body Oil), it is also exceptionally delicious in a salad. This Easter why not try this crowd pleaser from Donna Hay.

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More places to grab an Essano™ skin treat

26/03/2015

More places to grab an Essano™ skin treat

We have good news - Essano™ is now even easier to find in both New Zealand and Australia.

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Share the love this Christmas season

09/12/2014

Share the love this Christmas season

From your mum to your sister, your aunty, friend who is expecting, or just as a treat for you – Essano™ is the perfect option when thinking of what to buy this Christmas.

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We welcome four new natural beauties
to the family

02/10/2014

Four new natural beauties

We have been looking forward to sharing this news with you for a few months now! When it comes to looking after you...we love being the reason that you are able to do it easily and guilt-free, and now we are excited to announce four new beautiful ways to treat your skin.

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Essano = your natural
stretchmark SOS solution

16/07/2014

Essano = your natural stretchmark SOS solution

We’re going to be at the Baby Show in Auckland on the 22nd – 24th August, so drop by and say hi to learn more about how Essano™ can help with those pesky stretchmarks. Specifically for pregnancy we recommend using our certified organic Rosehip Oil with Acai Berry Antioxidant Oil and our certified organic Body Oil with Pomegranate Antioxidant Oil.

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A guilt-free cheesecake recipe

10/06/2014

A guilt-free cheesecake

At Essano™ we are all about allowing you to take the time to enjoy guilt-free treats in the form of skincare filled with certified organic goodness. And now thanks to Julia & Libby we have one of their cheesecake recipes to share with you, which we can assure you is also a guilt-free treat to enjoy! We can guarantee that although it is a ‘raw’ cheesecake and you may not have tried one before, it is still packed full of flavour. Plus it doesn’t require the use of an oven – gotta love that!

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A treat for your whole body

02/04/2014

Deeply hydrate and nourish your skin with Essano™ Body Oil

Essano was launched just over six months ago and we have been overwhelmed by the amazing response. It would appear that women have been waiting for a truly natural, gorgeous brand that doesn’t compromise on quality, effectiveness or the environment...and one that is easy to get your hands on! AND we also have special news to announce...we are expecting again!

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