2017 has been a year of immense growth for us at Biossance, and one of the most incredible parts of this has been all of the love and support from beauty, fitness and lifestyle bloggers who reach out to us because they genuinely love our products. So we wanted to invite some of these friends of Biossance to our headquarters in Emeryville, CA to learn about how their favorite products are produced—plus treat them to a little pampering. Watch the recap video, then read on to learn even more!
It all started in our labs… Biossance’s parent company, Amyris, develops renewable products that are better for the planet, including our hero ingredient squalane. We’re so fortunate to work alongside the scientists behind these innovations at our headquarters. Senior Scientist Judith Denery led a tour of the labs and even previewed an upcoming addition to the Biossance line straight from the beaker.
L: The bloggers (L to R): @oliamajd, @fakerstrom, @thoughtfulmisfit, @prettylittlefawn, @sydneyliann, @wendyslookbook, @9to5chic | R: @oliamajd of Love, Olia in her custom lab coat
After learning about how our products are created, we wanted to let our guests develop something themselves. Our mix masters blended their own 100% Squalane Oil with essential oils to make custom scents that not only smell great, but also offer therapeutic benefits. The best part? These limited-edition custom blends are available for purchase as part of our Giving Tuesday efforts.
Then it was off to Sephora in San Francisco, where the girls were treated to mini facials featuring Biossance products before heading to a dreamy, delicious dinner at Central Kitchen in San Francisco’s Mission District. This locally-sourced meal was the perfect way to unwind and connect after our whirlwind day.
The following morning, we made our way from the East Bay to Half Moon Bay, complete with an obligatory stop at Farmer John’s Pumpkin Patch. After gallivanting amongst the gourds, we made it to the gorgeous Ritz Carlton with scenic views of the Pacific Ocean. It was a relaxing day with massages and makeovers by celebrity makeup artist Katey Denno, who uses exclusively nontoxic and clean beauty products. Needless to say, everyone definitely got their glow on.
We rounded out this perfect 2-day event with a stunning sunset dinner. A delicious meal was paired with lively discussion about Biossance's roots and our goals for sharing our No Compromise™ approach as we continue to grow. It was truly a pleasure to have these inspiring women join us and share in the exciting journey we're on.
Look for each blogger's custom blend of 100% Squalane Oil + Essential Oils launching 11/28 for Giving Tuesday.
Properly layering your skincare products is key to ensuring that they live up to their maximum potential. As important as this fundamental skincare knowledge is, we know it can be confusing. Here is a complete guide we’re sharing on AM and PM layering, plus tips from Kherata, Biossance Sales and Education Manager, on how to master the essential act of layering.
Three years ago, we launched this facial oil as our second product, after our head-to-toe hydrating 100% Squalane Oil. Our team of scientists set out to create another powerfully hydrating formula except this time, we wanted to make our first skincare product specifically for the face–one that still features the weightless hydration of squalane while also offering additional treatment benefits. Our standout formula comes packed with an exclusive set of ingredients that work together to visibly hydrate, firm, and give skin a healthy, radiant glow.
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