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  • Carrier Oils & Their Comedogenic Level

  • Shiny Hair: Silcone vs. Natural Oils

    Long, luscious, shiny locks with body and life is the kind of hair we all want. As a consumer, I am always searching for products and styling tools that get me as close to that as possible. 

    Enters silicones, the ingredient we often hear about as it is in virtually every product. These rubber-like polymers are used in electronics, toys, insulations, cookware, and even beauty products. Despite silicone's usage in so many products, should they be in our beauty products like hair care?

  • Decoding the Ingredients List

    Whether you are buying a drugstore moisturizer or a $300 face serum from a department store, the first & final thing you should consider before purchasing it the ingredients list. As important as the marketing claims on the packaging and reviews by your favorite beauty influencer or magazine seem, reading labels is truly the most important...

  • The Lowdown on PFAS

    Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances aka PFAS refers to a wide range of manmade chemicals composed of up to 9,000 different compounds that have existed since the 1940s. PFAS are used to make fluoropolymer coating and products that resist heat, oil, stains, grease, and water...

  • Slim & Tone: The Power of Lymphatic Drainage

    Ever woken up from a weekend of indulging in pasta, sweets, and maybe a cocktail or two and looked in the mirror and thought, "God, my face is so puffy!" If you are into fitness and self care, I am sure you have seen a thumbnail or two on your Instagram's Explore page of someone wielding a giant wooden brush or a body brush...

  • Ingredients Spotlight: Moringa Oil

    Moringa Oil
     is a multi-purpose oil that dates back thousands of years, used in cooking to skincare and haircare. It it derived from the seeds of the Moringa Oleifera tree, native to the Himalayan mountains. The oil is relatively accessible with seeds containing about 40% oil, making it fairly inexpensive. It could be crowned the “Do it All” oil as this nutrient and vitamin rich oil boasts an endless list of benefits for hair, skin, and body...
  • Combating Cellulite

    With the rise of social media comes endless beautifying filters, we place more emphasis on our appearances more than ever. We are noticing more of our flaws - from the tiny pores vs. poreless skin thanks to a filter to glowing, dimple-less body vs. natural skin with minor "imperfections" such as cellulite and stretch marks... 

  • Recycling Your Beauty Empties

    Oil Divine was conceived around the idea of eliminating all aspects of toxins from the founder's life - from cleaning products to beauty products. Oil Divine was always mindful of the ingredients - good for you and ethically sourced to develop high performing, clean products. We were also always mindful of the environment, the whole "do good, feel good, look good" has always been our mantra and highly recyclable package was another one of our priorities...
  • Your Personal AM & PM Face Oils - What to Expect

    At Oil Divine, we do not believe in the one size fits all approach when it comes to skincare. So we have created a unique product tailored to each individuals needs, because why shouldn't you have customized skincare blends made just for you...

  • Pregnancy and Essential Oils: Dos and Don'ts

    Essential oils, as the name suggests, are essences of plants extracted from various parts of aromatic plants whether it is flowers, seeds, roots, leaves, woods, resin, and steam distilled to capture the aroma in a liquid form...
  • Ingredients Spotlight: Plum Oil

    Plums are in! The superfruit has higher antioxidants than super plants such as kale, blueberries, and spinach thanks to its high phenolic content - mostly anthocyanins. It is said that plums show promising results for its anti-inflammatory, and memory-boosting properties. In fact, dried plums are packed with fatty acids, polyphenols, and a cocktail of vitamins. The delectable super fruit is also a superstar in the skincare world...
  • Oil Cleansing: The Breakdown

    There are numerous brands that offer cleansing oils or balms that melt into an oil. It might sound counterintuitive to cleanse with oils Why would you want to smear oils all over your face to cleanse it? Would it clog your pores and make it all greasy and shiny? Oil Divine is here to help you make sense of oil cleansers and why a good oil cleanser is a powerful do-it-all with numerous benefits to help you achieve your best skin...