Fall Must-Haves

Goodbye summer, hello fall! Although it may not feel like it here in sunny, California, it’s officially that time of the year – leggings, sweaters, scarves, (and pumpkin lattes!). Just as you’re prepping a seasonal wardrobe change, your skincare regimen should be changing with it. Check out some of our top fall must-haves to get you and your skin through the dry, cooler season.

CLEANSE – To prepare for the dry autumn days, it is important to transition away from a heavy cleanser to a gentler one that will help reduce dryness and increase hydration. Try our Tsubaki Cleansing Oil- Gel, an antioxidant-packed cleansing oil-gel designed to remove impurities and makeup while protecting the skin’s moisture barrier, for smooth, baby-soft skin. Pair your Tsubaki Cleansing Oil-Gel with our Konjac Cleansing Sponge with Deep Hydrating Clay. This pillow-soft Konjac Cleansing Sponge infused with Red Clay cleanses, exfoliates, and hydrates to deliver smoother, softer, brighter-looking baby-soft skin. Together, these products are the ultimate duo not only thoroughly removing impurities and cleansing the skin, but protecting the skin against arid weather.

EXFOLIATE – We also recommend using our Tsubaki Oil-Infused Exfoliating Powder which provides a gentle yet effective exfoliation.  To activate the powder, simply add water and gently massage the mixture onto your skin. This will remove debris and oils from pores while providing long-term, deep-hydration and anti-aging benefits; essential for this time of year!

HYDRATE – Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate – the key to great skin this season! Our fall mask favorite is our Tsubaki Deep Hydration Sleeping Mask! It’s designed to awaken your softest skin ever which is a must as the temps cool down. Unlike your typical mask, our sleeping mask is applied at night and left on overnight allowing the skin to lock in ingredients (such as Tsubaki (Camellia) Oil, Wakame (Japanese Sea Kelp) and Rice Bran Oil) and offer optimal results. It also reduces fine lines, wrinkles, and loss of firmness that may have appeared from summer sun damage. Beauty sleep has never felt so smooth!

GLOW – To keep your summer glow all year long, try our B.B. Cream Bronze! It can be mixed with your daily moisturizer or foundation to give you that subtle bronze look to get you through until summer comes back around! And it’s on sale right now – only $5!

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Cheers to soft, hydrated, and healthy skin this fall! What are your favorite fall must-haves? We’d love to hear from you! XOXO

September 30, 2014 at 10:34 am Leave a comment

What is your Cleansing Ritual?

Japanese women are known for their smooth, flawless skin. While some women around the world turn to alternative medical, age-defying methods, Japanese women have naturally kept their skin looking youthful for centuries, despite their age. So how do they do they do it?

The secret is simple – maintaining a daily routine to properly cleanse your skin.

boscia is the first skincare brand to reveal The Japanese Cleansing Ritual for brighter, smoother skin! With 3 simple steps:

1. MAKEUP REMOVAL:

Clear away all makeup, even waterproof, with MakeUp-BreakUp Cool Cleansing Oil. This deep-cleansing blend of botanical oils for all skin types refreshes congested skin by effectively removing all makeup, impurities, and residue.

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 2. DOUBLE CLEANSE:

Cleanse your skin of all impurities with the benefits of YOUR FAVORITE  boscia cleanser and a Konjac Cleansing Sponge. Choose from a selection based on your skin’s needs:

         BRIGHTEN SKIN              PURIFY PORES                  DEEPLY MOISTURIZE             CLEAR BREAKOUTS

         Purifying                         Detoxifying                       Tsubaki Cleansing                 Clear Complexion   

        Cleansing Gel                 Black Cleanser                 Oil-Gel                                      Cleanser

                  +                                            +                                            +                                              +    

        Konjac Cleansing          Konjac Cleansing              Konjac Cleansing                  Konjac Cleansing

        Sponge                            Sponge with                      Sponge with Deep                Sponge with Complexion

        (Original)                       Bamboo Charcoal            Hydration Clay                      Clearing Clay

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When you combine the cleanser with a Konjac Sponge you receive twice the amount of cleansing benefits!

3. EXFOLIATE:

Buff to reveal smoother, softer skin with the Tsubaki Oil-Infused Exfoliating Powder. It is gentle enough to use daily, even for the most sensitive skin. Japanese exfoliating powders have been used for hundreds of years to achieve a smooth, youthful complexion all women desire. Tsubaki Oil-Infused Exfoliating Powder is unlike any other, as each grain of powder is coated with anti-aging Tsubaki Oil. When mixed with water, the ingredients are activated to create an instant radiance and baby soft skin. For a rich, hydrating exfoliation, mix with Tsubaki Beauty Oil to reveal a geisha-like glow!

Now that you know the secret to flawless-looking skin, how excited are you to give this cleansing ritual a try? Take care of your skin and you will see the difference! XOXO

September 17, 2014 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

Maintain Your Summer Glow with B.B. Cream Bronze

What is a B.B. Cream?

For those who have not tried this one-step wonder, boscia’s B.B. Cream is a beauty balm designed to be used as your daily moisturizer, primer, foundation, and sunblock – all in one step! boscia was the first to launch B.B. Cream in Sephora, which introduced clients to the best kept Asian secret for flawless skin.

What better way to maintain your sun-kissed complexion this summer than with boscia’s very own B.B. Cream Bronze!

B.B. Cream Bronze Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA ++ 

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Restore.

This beauty balm aids in restoring damaged skin and promotes skin healing and overall health.  Natural coverage helps to diminish the skin imperfections including pores, wrinkles, fine lines, scars, redness, and dark spots.

Protect.

Non-chemical and non-irritating broad spectrum UVA/UVB sun protection keeps you worry-free from painful sunburns.

Hydrate.

Botanical ingredients hydrate and firm the skin by attracting and maintaining moisture. Best of all, B.B. Bronze contains a bronze tint in order to help increase that natural looking shimmer and healthy summer glow.

Take advantage of our B.B. Bronze FLASH SALE this weekend from August 8th  – 11th and get your very own B.B. Bronze for only $10! Then drop us a note here and let us know what you think, xo!

August 8, 2014 at 9:26 am Leave a comment

NEW! Cool Blue Hydration Essence

 

We’re introducing our coolest innovation yet, Cool Blue Hydration Essence. It’s an intense blast of hydration that whips desert-dry skin into shape!

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What is an essence?

An essence is known for its extremely high concentration of a nourishing ingredient for the skin. It intensely targets a primary skincare concern; many essence products focus on delivering concentrated, long-lasting hydration. Cool Blue Hydration Essence is unique because it instantly creates moisturization and firmness, while keeping the skin calm and cool.

Why Cool Blue Hydration Essence?

Cool Blue Hydration Essence has powerful ingredients which produce lasting benefits. It is a hydrating gel-serum essence formulated containing less than 1% water (unlike most skincare essence products that typically contain 60-80% water).

The powerful ingredients include:

Sake-based filtrate – Provides 82% of the base formula for instant hydration

Sea Whip -  Derived from sea algae, Sea Whip is a powerful anti-inflammatory that helps to calm the skin by reducing inflammation

Caffeine -An antioxidant that firms and brightens the skin

Frescolat - Peppermint-derived, Frescolat gives a refreshing and long-lasting cooling sensation

How do I use it?

Apply 2-3 drops of Cool Blue Hydration Essence in the morning prior to your favorite boscia moisturizer and make-up. Apply it at night with your favorite boscia moisturizer for a deeper hydration as you sleep. Apply it both in the morning and at night, as often as needed.

And it’s great for all skin types!

Dry Skin: Apply Cool Blue Hydration Essence and layer it with Tsubaki Beauty Oil for a deeper hydrating experience.

Oily Skin: Apply Cool Blue Hydration Essence and add your favorite boscia moisturizer for double the hydration!

Have you used Cool Blue Hydration Essence yet? We want to hear from you!

 

July 25, 2014 at 2:51 pm 3 comments

Top Skincare Picks for Dad!

Happy Father’s Day! It’s time to spoil Dad for a day. We’re doing the hard work for you by handpicking our favorite products that are perfect for Dad. Give him the gift of great skin this year – he (and his skin) will thank you.

Detoxifying Black Cleanser – Everyone needs a great cleanser, even the manliest of men! Our Detoxifying Black Cleanser is a warming gel cleanser that deeply cleans and detoxifies the skin. It helps to dissolve pore-clogging impurities and oil as it refines skin texture, brightens skin clarity, and minimizes the look of pores.

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Konjac Cleansing Sponge – Although he may never admit it, he could probably use some mild exfoliation in his nightly routine. Our Konjac Cleansing Sponge is the perfect pillow-soft sponge made from 100% Asian Konjac Root that cleanses and exfoliates for smoother, softer, brighter-looking skin – just add cleanser!

Konjac Cleansing Sponge

Cool Blue Calming MaskWhether he’s a beach-goer, mountain man, gym fanatic, or whatever other hobbies he enjoys, he’s going to love this calming, refreshing peel-off mask. It instantly cools, calms inflammation and hydrates the skin. It’s the perfect peel-off mask for summer for Dad. And it’s blue, so that’s cool, right?

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Revitalizing Black Hydration Gel – Dad needs to hydrate too! Our Revitalizing Black Hydration Gel is the perfect moisturizer to keep his skin refreshed and cool. It provides ultralight hydration as it refines skin clarity, and minimizes the look of pores instantly and over time.

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Happy Shopping! Use promo code DAD2014 for 20% off your entire purchase now through Monday, June 16, 2014.

We want to see Dad with his favorite boscia product – Tag us @boscia – Can’t wait to see them!

 

June 13, 2014 at 2:49 pm 2 comments

Happy Mother’s Day from boscia

It’s that time of the year again – time to spoil Mom (even more than we already do)! Our team at boscia HQ shared what product (or two!) they will be gifting that very special lady in their life. On behalf of everyone here at boscia, we want to wish all the Mom’s a very Happy Mother’s Day! What beauty product is Mom getting this year?

*Enjoy 20% off your entire Mother’s Day purchase until May 16, 2014. Use promo code: MOMDAY14

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May 9, 2014 at 10:30 am 1 comment

FINAL #bosciablotting winner!

Meet our final #bosciablotting winner, @akmourad! We’re loving the courtside blottin’! Thanks to everyone who participated in our #bosciablotting contest. We appreciate your support. Have a great weekend and happy blottin’! xo

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April 25, 2014 at 10:40 am Leave a comment

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