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Although tight, flakey, and dull are never words we want to use to describe our skin, they can often be effects of seasonal changes and the cooler weather. Celebrate the fall season with a few tips for maintaining a glowing complexion through the winter months.

Staying hydrated both inside and out is key to keeping skin looking its best. Drinking plenty of water can help maintain skin’s moisture from the inside, while using a hydrating serum like our Maximum Hydration Hyaluronic Acid Serum protects, hydrates, and soothes skin.

Stimulating the growth of new skin cells is important for a healthy complexion. Gently exfoliating to remove the outermost layer can reveal glowing skin. Choosing an exfoliator that does not dry skin out, like our Apricot Gentle Facial Scrub, can give you a luminous complexion without over-cleansing already parched winter skin. Using our Apricot Gentle Facial Scrub made with crushed walnut shells rather than harmful micro-beads, is not only better for you, but also better for our planet.

Your skin will thank you for creating a healthy barrier against the elements. A moisturizer with sun defense like our SPF 30 Protective Day Cream or our Almond-Aloe Moisturizer SPF 15+ are perfect for year round protection to fight against premature aging and wrinkling as well as offering protection from UVA/UVB rays.

A weekly mask can help to polish and purify facial skin to alleviate dullness or flaking. A mild, yet effective mask takes only a few minutes for instantaneous results. Try our Papaya-Glycolic Radiant Skin Masque for a three-in-one treatment that gently loosens dull skin cells, clears pores, and polishes away impurities. With no artificial fragrances, colors, mineral oil, gluten, or parabens, renewed skin is a treatment away.

Since the drying effect of the cold months leaves skin parched, don’t be afraid to add extra moisture and care by layering products. Adding a serum, like our Cellagen Renewal Serum or our Maximum Hydration Hyaluronic Acid Serum, underneath a daily moisturizer can boost moisture and instantly improve skin’s tone and texture.

Giving skin extra care and pampering during the winter months can mean the difference between a dull, dry complexion and a healthy, glowing complexion.


There are so many things to love about the second month of the year. In February, many of us begin to settle into our groove for the year; others are shaking things up and experimenting. We have been falling deeper in love with our tried and true favorites, focusing on everyday pampering, and maintaining our daily glow. Read on to have a peek into the items that WE LOVE!

Apricot Gentle Facial Scrub – Incredibly soft skin is on its way! Our Apricot Gentle Facial Scrub gently exfoliates leaving skin fresher, softer, and smoother for a healthier complexion. Say farewell to blemishes as this moisturizing scrub prevents imperfections caused by clogged pores. Next stop, luminous skin!

A-D-E Creamy Fruit Oil Cleanser – There’s nothing standing between you and a beautifully clean face! Our A-D-E Creamy Cleanser can be used with or without water to remove makeup or sunblock as well as daily dirt and oil residue. This gentle cleanser formulated with natural fruit and plant oils is less harsh and drying than soap and is perfect for all skin types. Radiant, healthy, and fresh skin is just a couple swipes of cleanser away!

Almond-Aloe Facial Moisturizer – We’ve created a line of daily moisturizers to fit every need, packed with everything we love and nothing we don’t. Choose between lightly scented, fragrance free, and spf 15+ for a tailored facial experience you’ll love every day. Our ultra-light, ultra-rich lotion is a nourishing cocktail that’s formulated to hydrate without clogging pores. With no artificial colors or mineral oil, skin is moisturized and protected for a great day and even better skin.

Azulene Eye Cream – Whether you find yourself under blue skies or not, our Azulene Eye Cream reminds us of sunny days. Our formula’s signature blue hue comes from our Azulene (German Chamomile) ingredient that fights puffiness and dark circles. Perfect for all skin types, we love our Azulene Eye Cream for every day bright eyes.

Papaya-Glycolic Radiant Skin Masque – A superb spa experience at your fingertips is here! This herbal facial masque gently loosens dull skin cells, clears pores and polishes away impurities. Our Papaya-Glycolic Radiant Skin Masque packed with glycolic acid is gentle enough for all skin types and a great treatment for those typically too sensitive for AHA’s. Pick up a bottle and get glowing!

Chamomile & Green Tea Eye Makeup Remover – Easy on the eyes and tough on makeup, our Chamomile & Green Tea Eye Makeup Remover is the perfect formula that really works! This extra-gentle herbal formula is free of mineral oil and safe for contact lens wearers. Our perfect potion works beautifully to remove even the most stubborn mascara without tugging or pulling the delicate skin around eyes.

Purfection Hand Cream – Wave goodbye to dry, chapped hands. Our Purfection Hand Cream packed with Vitamin C and E, Aloe Vera, Shea Butter and Jojoba will give you the silkiest skin without slippery residue.

Multi-Therapy SPF 15+ Daily Sun Defense Lotion – Keep a sunshine state of mind with our Daily Sun Defense Lotion. This moderate moisturizer is excellent at shielding faces, hands and body from the damaging rays of the sun. Perfect for everyday use and formulated to for all skin types (even oily/combination skin), get ready to pass this tube around for the whole family to use.

Multi-Therapy Hand, Body, & Massage Lotion – Relaxation is in the palm of your hands with our Multi-Therapy Hand, Body, & Massage Lotion. Soothe dry skin and massage tired muscles with this light-weight, fragrance free lotion. With exceptional glide and no sticky residue, this lotion is ideal for massage. Add your favorite essential oils for a therapeutic experience like you’ve never encountered.

WE LOVE these products so much, we are sharing the love! Now through February 22nd, find these products 20% off by clicking HERE. We love to hear from you, so be sure to tell us how much you love our products on Facebook or share a fun picture on Instagram, but be sure to use #EarthScienceNaturals for a chance to be featured on our page!

best of beautyWe’re so excited to be the best- again and again! Better Nutrition has chosen our Papaya-Glycolic Gentle Skin Peel as”Best Of” product in their Mask, Peel and Scrub category.  We couldn’t agree more with this excellent choice as this product purifies, smooths and softens the look and feel of the skin. Grab one today and find out what you’ve been missing!ES Gentle Skin Peel_PapayaGlycolic

Papaya Hand SideI’ve got to be honest – I’m pretty lucky as far as my skin is concerned.

I break out here and there, but it’s usually just a single bump that’s easy to get rid of.  Since entering my 30s, I have noticed a few more lines around the eyes and forehead but they’re pretty faint so I’m probably the only one who even knows that they’re there.  I don’t have any major skin sensitivities and I don’t even have to deal with that much shine throughout the day.

Not much to complain about.

But with all that said, there’s nothing really special about my skin either.  I don’t have that healthy glow that gets compliments from friends and strangers. I don’t have that even tone that allows me the choice of going without makeup.  And I don’t have that smooth, even texture that makes foundation and concealer go on like a dream.

I just don’t have “wow” skin.

Well, strike that.

I *didn’t* have that kind of skin until the Earth Sciences Papaya-Glycolic Gentle Skin Peel entered my life.

Now, I’ve tried at-home peels before.  They were usually two-step products that had me rubbing a scrub-like product all over my face and topping it with a gel that often produced a slight burning or vaguely uncomfortable tingling sensation.  These peels might have produced good results, but I could never use them regularly enough to see – if I applied them more than once a week, I’d wind up with dry, red skin that was tough to hide even under makeup.

The Papaya-Glycolic Gentle Skin Peel is nothing like that.

It contains plenty of ingredients to help exfoliate the skin, but it’s an herbal formula that’s nice and gentle.  The peel’s papaya fruit extract contains the enzyme papain to help break down proteins in the skin that hold dead, dull cells on its surface, and the apricot kernel oil provides plenty of gamma linoleic acid (GLA), which helps maintain the skin’s moisture balance while firming and toning at the same time. The peel also contains glycolic and lactic acids, two alpha hydroxy acids that also help loosen dead skin cells to effectively exfoliate the skin.

That certainly sounds like a powerhouse line-up of ingredients, doesn’t it?

The Papaya-Glycolic Gentle Skin Peel is also more convenient than other peel products. It’s a one-step treatment so it’s quick and easy to use.  All you do is apply a thin layer to your face and allow it to dry completely. Usually, I let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes while I catch up on my DVR viewing or paint my nails.  Then wet your face with warm water and use a damp washcloth to remove the peel.

Now, there may be some confusion since the Papaya-Glycolic Gentle Skin Peel  can seem more like a mask than a peel. But don’t get caught up in the terms — a peel doesn’t have to make your skin blister and literally peel to be effective.  Its job is to remove the outer layer of dead skin to reveal a fresh, smooth, glowing complexion below.

With all of the Papaya-Glycolic Gentle Skin Peel’s ingredients, it definitely delivers those results. And because it’s so gentle, I can actually use it up to twice a week to really get the results that I want.

If I can’t convince you of the fabulousness of this product, maybe my mother can.

As much as I love my mom, she’s not exactly the most observant woman on the planet.  The morning after I’d used the peel for the third time, I had to stop by her house to pick up some mail.  I’d thought that my skin looked brighter and smoother in the mirror but I knew that I’d been using a new product and was hoping for results so I didn’t exactly trust my own eyes.

As soon as Mom saw me (without a single drop of foundation, concealer or powder on my face, mind you), she said, “Wow, your skin looks amazing.  What are you doing?”