Brand review: Mrs. Jenn Rogers

Brand review: Mrs. Jenn Rogers

July 04, 2017 0 Comments

The lovely Jenn and I connected a couple months back through sheer luck (ie. YouTube targeting algorithms) and honestly, way to go YouTube bots…you connected two people who quickly became friends! Jenn not only loved my course 21 Days, but...

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Brand Review by L’Amour et la Musique!

Brand Review by L’Amour et la Musique!

May 01, 2017 0 Comments

A rare brand review  as it’s not something I’ve been seeking out these days…not that I don’t appreciate support, I just haven’t been feeling 100% about the blogger-as-advertiser model nowadays. Mercedes, as always, gives a beautiful, intelligent review of Stark....

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Ingredient Spotlight: White Willow Bark

Ingredient Spotlight: White Willow Bark

March 13, 2017 0 Comments

It doesn’t get any more natural than powdered tree bark. Documented to have been used as early as 5 B.C., White Willow Bark Extract (Salix Alba) shines out as a gentle skin care giant, packing a wallop of a punch...

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About Our Vegan Ingredients

March 01, 2017 0 Comments

High quality 100% botanical ingredients are what we use at Stark Skincare… not as “feature” ingredients, but as the CORE ingredients  in ALL our natural skincare products. Some ingredients are even approved by goats (hey, that says something!). When available, we use 100% organic...

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Ingredient Spotlight: Cypress Essential Oil

Ingredient Spotlight: Cypress Essential Oil

February 27, 2017 0 Comments

Distilling the leaves, needles, cones and twigs of the coniferous Cypress tree yields the invigorating woody spice of Cypress Oil (cupressus sempervirens). This purifying essence regulates sebum, clearing greasy, congested skin and preventing nasty blemishes and breakouts. Astringents help the...

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Ingredient Spotlight: Argan Oil

Ingredient Spotlight: Argan Oil

February 13, 2017 0 Comments

Argan Oil A sleeping skincare giant in the west until relatively recently, argan oil (argania spinosa) is the desert’s gift to you. Found only in Morocco and lovingly referred to as ‘liquid gold’ by the locals, this oil certainly lives...

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VIDEO: What the heck is an orifice reducer (and why you should care).

VIDEO: What the heck is an orifice reducer (and why you should care).

February 09, 2017 0 Comments

On bottle tops, sustainability and meditation. Plus, I make kegel jokes. The reason why we did away with the traditional glass dropper tops. First, their expensive. I wanted to give customers the best value, by reducing packaging costs. Rubber isn't a very renewable source, glass isn't great for shipping, and overall they just weren't my favorite thing.

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VIDEO: Why we changed our look, and how it affects our formulas.

VIDEO: Why we changed our look, and how it affects our formulas.

February 09, 2017 0 Comments

Why did we change our look and how does it affect our formulas?

In this video, I share behind the scenes on why the Stark look has changed. We've rebranded! There were some design elements that I loved, and some that...made things difficult. Stark has evolved in the years since we began, and now our packaging has, too. 

 

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Ingredient Spotlight: Camellia Sinensis (aka green, white and black tea)

Ingredient Spotlight: Camellia Sinensis (aka green, white and black tea)

January 30, 2017 0 Comments

All the exceptional, out-of-this-world benefits of green tea, without even taking a sip. Green Tea Extract and camellia seed oil (both Camellia sinensis) is truly an unrivaled health agent and the stuff legends are made of – literally. Rumored to...

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Ingredient Spotlight: Meadowfoam Seed Oil

Ingredient Spotlight: Meadowfoam Seed Oil

January 20, 2017 0 Comments

How can something so profoundly and seriously hydrating, feel so ultra-light going on? That’s the the magic of Meadowfoam seed oil (Limnanthes Alba). So aptly named, as a field of these cute little white flowers in the breeze looks like foam on...

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How to do a face massage

How to do a face massage

January 13, 2017 0 Comments

Here’s a ritual you probably need ASAP: face massage and acupressure Facial massage and acupressure promotes good circulation, cell turnover and is très relaxing. It’s an easy ritual to incorporate into your daily routine…plus, it helps you get the most...

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About Stark’s bird

About Stark’s bird

November 16, 2016 0 Comments

Yes, we’re all about natural, vegan skincare that undoes pollution…so what’s with the bird/wing logo? Ever wonder if there was a reason behind Stark’s bird/wing logo, or if it was just another random bird? Whether you’re an amateur ornithologist...

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