What goes into Plant Based Skincare – clean up your routine

What goes into Plant Based Skincare – clean up your routine

Posted on Jan 08, 2020

We hear so often from customers wanting to know what goes into Plant Based Skincare. They ask "How can I clean up my routine?", wanting to uncover why using plant based clean skincare is increasing in popularity. So just how...

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OY-L Holiday Gift Guide

OY-L Holiday Gift Guide

Posted on Dec 03, 2019

We take a stand for clean skincare products and are happy you’ve found us. For this holiday season, we've put together a list of our best selling items in the OY-L Holiday Gift Guide.   For the guys: Exfoliating Manuka...

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Face Mist Spray

Face Mist Spray

Posted on Nov 11, 2019

Have you been noticing women (and men!) spraying their faces throughout the day with a face mist spray? Or maybe your friends are raving about using face mists to keep their skin looking dewy? Our hydrating face mist spray, made...

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Our Cleansing Powder: Best Versatile Cleanser 2019

Our Cleansing Powder: Best Versatile Cleanser 2019

Posted on Aug 29, 2019

Hi Green Beauty Lovers, On August 1st OY-L participated in A Night For Green Beauty. If you do not know what A Night For Green Beauty is it is an event that aims to raise awareness for the green beauty industry...

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Benefits of Pink Himalayan Salt

Benefits of Pink Himalayan Salt

Posted on Apr 15, 2019

Pink Himalayan salt is one of the core ingredients we use here at OY-L. When OY-L founder Andrea Pierce-Naymons' daughter was diagnosed with POTS and was required to increase her salt intake to help manage symptoms, Andrea was inspired to...

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Skincare Benefits of Manuka Honey

Skincare Benefits of Manuka Honey

Posted on Mar 21, 2019

Manuka Honey is an extraordinary ingredient. We use the highest grade of Manuka Honey 20+ in many of our natural plant-based skincare products including the Face Wash, Exfoliating Manuka Mask, and Lip Balm. Manuka Honey comes from New Zealand where...

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What’s the Hype About Hemp?

What’s the Hype About Hemp?

Posted on Jan 31, 2019

Everywhere you look there’s something to read about Cannabis Sativa, Cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), and hemp. We’ve been using hemp seed oil as one of our core ingredients since the beginning of OY-L. We use this unique ingredient because it...

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Parabens – Are they more dangerous than we think?

Parabens – Are they more dangerous than we think?

Posted on Dec 19, 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Parabens Although we generally focus on ingredients that our products do contain, today we’ll discuss one that we avoid using:  parabens. We’ve asked our consultant, family physician Cynthia J. Koelker, MD, to discuss the use of parabens in skin...

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Squalane – The natural emollient

Squalane – The natural emollient

Posted on Nov 11, 2018

Today we are featuring SQUALANE, the all natural emollient in OY-L FACE CREAM. To help explain the advantages of this ingredient, we've asked family physician Cynthia J. Koelker, MD to comment on how it might benefit your specific skin type....

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Lavender: So much more than a beautiful scent

Lavender: So much more than a beautiful scent

Posted on Sep 10, 2018

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Among skincare's most acclaimed ingredients, lavender oil is a global favorite. But lavender is more than a soothing scent--the herb is great for the skin and our overall health too. Its origins go back as far as 2,500 years...

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Jade Roller with Face cream

Jade Roller with Face cream

Posted on Aug 27, 2018

[vc_row margin_top="0" margin_bottom="-50" css=".vc_custom_1530549990682{margin-bottom: -50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Have you used a Jade Roller in your skincare routine? We have added the Xiuyan Jade Roller to our product line-up as a compliment to our Face cream and other natural skincare products.  Using a...

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Ready to Reuse

Ready to Reuse

Posted on Aug 20, 2018

[vc_row margin_top="0" margin_bottom="-50" css=".vc_custom_1530549990682{margin-bottom: -50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Hi Beauty Without Secrets readers, [dt_gap height="20" /] If you have ever purchased from OY-L you know our products come in glass containers. In order to encourage our customers to live sustainably, here are...

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A Serum Fit for R(OY-L)TY

A Serum Fit for R(OY-L)TY

Posted on Aug 06, 2018

[vc_row margin_top="0" margin_bottom="-50" css=".vc_custom_1530549990682{margin-bottom: -50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Hi Green Beauty lovers, [dt_gap height="20" /] Last week, we shared our vegan Crystal Eye Serum with the world. You may have seen it on our blog or our Instagram Live during A Night...

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The Truth About Skincare’s Hottest Ingredient

The Truth About Skincare’s Hottest Ingredient

Posted on Jul 30, 2018

[vc_row margin_top="0" margin_bottom="-50" css=".vc_custom_1530549990682{margin-bottom: -50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Hi Green Beauty lovers, [dt_gap height="20" /] One of the most popular ingredients in skincare recently is Hyaluronic Acid (HA). It’s so popular because of its amazing anti-aging properties and moisture retention properties. [dt_gap...

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Skincare or Skin Beware?

Skincare or Skin Beware?

Posted on Jul 23, 2018

[vc_row margin_top="0" margin_bottom="-50" css=".vc_custom_1530549990682{margin-bottom: -50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Hi Green Beauty lovers, [dt_gap height="20" /] Nick here. I’m going to start this week’s blog by asking you a favor. Take a moment and look around your bathroom. Find your shampoo, conditioner, and...

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Empty Nest Entrepreneurship with OY-L’s Founder Andrea Pierce-Naymon

Empty Nest Entrepreneurship with OY-L’s Founder Andrea Pierce-Naymon

Posted on Jul 16, 2018

[vc_row margin_top="0" margin_bottom="-50" css=".vc_custom_1530549990682{margin-bottom: -50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Hi Green Beauty lovers, [dt_gap height="20" /] My name is Andrea and I am the founder of OY-L. I wanted to tell you what inspired me to start a natural skincare company. [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] My...

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OY-L’s Night For Green Beauty

OY-L’s Night For Green Beauty

Posted on Jul 09, 2018

[vc_row margin_top="0" margin_bottom="-50" css=".vc_custom_1530549990682{margin-bottom: -50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]OY-L is excited to share we are participating in A Night For Green Beauty. However, that isn’t even the biggest news we have. We are launching a new product on August 2nd. Why that day?...

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What is POTS and Why Should You Care?

What is POTS and Why Should You Care?

Posted on Jul 02, 2018

[vc_row margin_top="0" margin_bottom="-50" css=".vc_custom_1530549990682{margin-bottom: -50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Imagine this: You’re the mom of a healthy teenage girl. She grew up playing sports, getting good grades and just started high school. Every day she tells you how her day was, how the football...

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Emily Without Secrets

Emily Without Secrets

Posted on Jun 18, 2018

[vc_row margin_top="-50" css=".vc_custom_1529340497058{margin-bottom: -50px !important;}"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]My skincare journey started when I was 12. Little pesky zits started popping up on my face and I had no clue why this cruel thing (puberty) would happen to me. My mom drove me...

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