Why should you exfoliate?

Why should you exfoliate? Exfoliating is an important part of your skincare routine. It draws out excess oils, helping to prevent acne, brightens your skin’s appearance by clearing out dry, flaky skin cells, and fights aging by boosting collagen production. By doing this it makes your serums and face creams absorb better. Why is our…

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Face Mist Spray

Face Mist Spray

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 with rose hydrosol, aloe vera juice, and alcohol free witch hazel brightens the complexion and…

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pink Himalayan salt heart

Benefits of Pink Himalayan Salt

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 use this ingredient in her formulations. OY-L now donates 15% of all salt product sales…

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Hemp Seed oil face wash OY-L

Manuka Honey the natural solution

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 it is produced by bees pollinating the Manuka bush. The difference between this honey and…

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What’s the Hype About Hemp?

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 contains some of the highest levels (76%) of Essential Fatty Acids (EFA), including linoleic acid…

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Just Roll With It

Hi Beauty Without Secrets readers, Today, we’re talking about an ancient Chinese beauty secret. No, it’ not the Tremella Mushroom, this time we’re talking about Jade Rollers. OY-L uses Xiuyan Jade for our rollers in order to help you alleviate puffiness, promote cell turnover, increase elasticity, and skin tone. Jade Rollers also support lymphatic circulation…

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Ready to Reuse

Hi Beauty Without Secrets readers, 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 some ideas on how you can reuse our glasses! Once you are finished your product rinse out your glass and pick any of the…

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Daily Detox Starts With Water

Hi Green Beauty lovers, Nick here. Today, I’m going to share with you something we love at OY-L, detox water. You may have seen them in our Instagram stories or posts. There are so many reasons to treat yourself to one, we had to share why we love them. If you follow our Instagram closely,…

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A Serum Fit for R(OY-L)TY

Hi Green Beauty lovers, 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 For Green Beauty. In this blog, I’m going to dive in deeper into our eye serum. If you’re subscribed to our email list, you…

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Skincare or Skin Beware?

Hi Green Beauty lovers, 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 your many other cosmetic products. Next, I want you to turn over the products in order to see their ingredient lists. Does one have…

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OY-L’s Night For Green Beauty

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? August 2nd has been selected as the “night” for “A Night for Green Beauty.” The official ANFGB photo What is…

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