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

January 30, 2017

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

January 20, 2017

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

January 13, 2017

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

November 16, 2016

  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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Some of the ingredients we use, and why.

November 16, 2016

  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%...

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Stark is anti-pollution skincare!

November 16, 2016

Environmental repair and protection to skin is a key benefit to using Stark Skincare. Why? There is something being left unsaid about skin’s health: that the environment we live in plays a large role in the health and overall appearance of...

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Let’s chat about the re-brand, shall we?

October 03, 2016

So, what’s going on here at Stark, you may be pondering on this gloomy Monday morning. (You’re probably not, but here you are reading about it anyhow.) “Are you selling the company?” and other questions you may (or may not) have....

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Letting go of “perfect” and moving on.

August 09, 2016

“Oh, I’m just such a perfectionist”. “It’s hard to be me, I need to be perfect.” “My biggest flaw? Oh, I’m a perfectionist.” We’ve all heard someone lament about how hard it is to live up to their own standards and...

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What’s next with Stark?

July 25, 2016

Just a quick post to update you on what’s been on my mind… If you’ve been following Stark for a bit, you might know that all of last winter my family and I were travelling. Not a day went by...

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So what is acne….really?

April 28, 2016

I live with both a three year old and a scientist, so you can be sure that I hear “why?” about 7.3 million times per day. When he was 2, my son’s favourite questions were “what it do?” and “you...

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Self care is doing hard things: The beauty of constraint, and my belly.

March 24, 2016

I am three months and some change into this 5 month trip, and haven’t really written about the experience (except on this especially confident-sounding day). I’ve hardly posted on my Instagram or Facebook pages, and I certainly haven’t created the...

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Self care is doing hard things: saying goodbye to our home.

January 23, 2016

A follow up to my last posts on self care and doing hard things is the other big change I’ve been going through: saying goodbye to our home & workspace of the past three and a half years to travel...

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