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