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Razors + Blades Recycling Program

Together, we can help our environment and help our community!   We are now a proud local recycle collection point for all brands of razor products on behalf of Terracycle. For each pound of recycled razor products we collect and return, we earn points that convert into dollars for a local cause. This program is provided by Terracycle in partnership with Gillette.   HOW CAN YOU HELP? It's easy! Just bring your used (any brand) blades and razors (systems and disposable units, and replaceable-blade cartridge units), rigid plastic packaging, and flexible plastic bag packaging to   Hyssop Beauty Apothecary 674 Bloomfield Ave., Nutley NJ   Please make sure your razor products are dry and free from excessive residue.   WHAT HAPPENS...

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Are your beauty products *really* green?

Did you know there are no laws in the US regulating the use of words such as "natural"? You will find words on labels like "eco", "natural", and "plant-based". But it really means nothing. 😮   WHAT IS GREENWASHING? Greenwashing is unethical behavior by companies that make misleading claims to lead the consumer to believe the product or service they are buying has a "green" benefit. (environmental, health, wellness)   WHY ARE COMPANIES GREENWASHING? Consumers are more-educated than ever before. The demand for eco-conscious, nontoxic ingredients continues to rise. Unethical corporations are losing market share quickly. In an effort to retain market share, they place claims on their labels to lead you to believe that the product is better for...

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5 Simple and Effective Maskne Tips

Due to COVID-19, wearing a face covering is now a way of life for most of us. The term, “maskne” describes facial acne and / or skin irritation as a result from the wearing of facial masks. Here are 5 simple, yet effective maskne tips to keep your face clear and irritation-free:

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Step-by-Step Guide to Flawless Skin

Your facial skin care should be uncomplicated. Consistency is key for beautiful, flawless skin. If your skin care routine is overly complicated, you may be inclined to ditch your routine. Following these simple steps consistently will help you reach your skin goals. Step 1 (PM) Remove Makeup Removing your makeup should be done every night whenever makeup is worn. Our makeup remover is gentle, refreshing, and soothing for even the most sensitive skin, yet effective in dissolving makeup including waterproof mascara! Step 2 (AM optional | PM) Wash Always wash your face at night, after wearing makeup, and/or after working out. If you've washed your face well before going to bed, you may skip this step in the morning and simply splash...

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