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4 Simple Tips for Summer Ready Skin

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Beautiful skin starts from within! To achieve radiant healthy looking skin all your friends will be envious of follow these simple tips!

Limit sun exposure

Too much sun is no fun. When spending time outdoors, wear an SPF that is strong enough to protect from burning and aging. We suggest one of our UVA/UVB broad spectrum sunscreens such as the Daily Defense Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50 PA+++ .  Wearing a hat will protect your head, your hair, and your face! The sun is one of our favorite things about summer, but be sure to enjoy the rays safely.

Drink Up

Staying hydrated during the warm summer months is a given! Drinking water plumps the skins cells, and helps the cells to regulate and perform their functions effectively. This translates to healthy, quenched, glowing skin that radiates from within. When your skin is primed with the right ingredients inside, the products you use on top work more effectively. So what are you waiting for? Get your drink on!

Eat Right

Eat your fruits and veggies! They are loaded with good for you ingredients such as antioxidants to help promote overall skin health and bodily health as well. The same ingredients found in many of our beloved products here at boscia can be found in the food you eat!

Avoid Major Changes in Temperature

Heading out into the scorching heat from a cool, air-conditioned room does not bode well with our skin. Using adequate skincare and taking the time to layer a serum and moisturizer will help preserve your skins hydration all day long, both indoors and outdoors. You can also apply an essence such as the Cool Blue Hydration Essence to keep your skin cool all summer long!

And there you have it, 4 simple tips to get amazing summer skin! What other tips do you have when it comes to achieving perfect summertime skin? Drop us a note we love to hear from you!

xo boscia

July 1, 2015 at 11:26 am Leave a comment

Congrats to our Winner!

Congrats to @tractor04david on winning the #fathersdaymasking contest. 

We hope you enjoy your Black Collection Set

Thank you to everyone who participated – we appreciate all the love and support from our fans!

xo boscia

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June 22, 2015 at 5:16 pm Leave a comment

The Perfect Father’s Day

Treat Dad to a relaxing, fun weekend this Father’s Day. Hit the beach, go swimming, take a hike, crank up the BBQ – Summer time allows everyone to enjoy the warm weather and spend some time outdoors. Unwind after your action packed day with Dad and one of our beloved face masks. Our award-winning Luminizing Black Mask removes dirt and impurities, absorbs excess oil, and boosts skin clarity. Booth you and Dad will love how fun and easy it is to peel-off!

Finding the perfect gift for Dad can challenge even the savviest of shoppers. We’ve put together a few of our top rated skin-saving gifts he’s sure to love!

Our newest addition, the Charcoal Deep-Pore Cleansing Stick Treatment, is great for the guy on the go. Packaged in a sleek, slim stick, this powerful cleansing stick draws out dirt and impurities to leave skin smooth and refreshed.

After cleansing the face, restore moisture and eradicate blackheads and oil with our Charcoal Pore-Minimizing Hydrogel Mask. This mask renews and revitalizes the skin, gently yet effectively treating blackheads and congested pores.

Combine our Exfoliating Peel Gel for gentle exfoliation with our Revitalizing Black Hydration Gel to restore moisture and keep oil at bay all day.

For the avid gym-goer, we created our unique Black Charcoal Cleansing Cloths. A great way to wipe off sweat and debris from the day post work out or before bed time, these black wipes cleanse and tone in one swipe.dads

With our carefully curated selection of gifts, you’re ready to celebrate Father’s Day in style. Upload your best masking photo with Dad and hashtag #fathersdaymasking for a chance to win several pieces from our Dad-approved Black Pore-Perfecting Collection! We will randomly select and announce the winner this Monday!

xo boscia

June 18, 2015 at 11:39 am Leave a comment

3 Ways to Exfoliate Sans-Scrub

With summer hot on our heels, our skin needs a little extra TLC to keep us looking radiant and glowing! At boscia, we strive to achieve mochi hada, “baby soft” skin year round. One way to put your best face forward is through exfoliation. Exfoliation removes the uppermost layer of debris and dead skin to allow product to penetrate the newly revealed skin effectively and Exf Peel Gel_flippedprovide a smooth finish to the complexion. Skin tends to dry a little during the summer with the change in climate, causing a loss in radiance and moisture. Typical scrubs can often irritate or cause damage to overly sun-kissed skin. We have three of our favorite boscia products that exfoliate without harsh scrubbing and make summertime smoothness a breeze!

If you dream of skin as smooth as a polished pebble, our Exfoliating Peel Gel will fulfill your skincare wishes! This peeling gel instantly gratifies – within seconds of massaging the product into dry skin, particles of dead skin mixed with the fruit enzyme complex “peel” off of the face revealing renewed, smooth skin. Our innovative gel works amazingly before makeup application. Skin feels soft, smooth, and polished – the fundamentals of “bare skin beauty”, su hada be.

For those with drier skin types, our Tsubaki Oil-Infused Exfoliating Powder imparts a hydrated radiance to the skin. Rice Bran powder coated in Tsubaki oil gently removes dry, dead skin and hydrates areas that need a little more moisture. We suggest mixing Tsubaki Oil-Infused Exfoliating Powder with your favorite cleanser for an all-in-one cleanse, or with Tsubaki Beauty Oil for a deeply hydrating exfoliating treatment.

Our next undercover miracle worker provides gentle, yet thorough, exfoliation for not only the face, but every bit of the body! For those seeking the perfect summer glow, our Konjac Cleansing Sponge gently sloughs off dead skin on the face and on rougher areas of the body such as knees, elbows, and heels. Our sponge is gentle enough for the face, but thorough enough for tougher patches of skin on the body. Use the sponge before sunless tanning application to achieve a perfect glow every time. This insider trick prevents concentration of product on dead skin, and imparts smooth to the touch silkiness on areas beyond the face and décolleté.kon

Don’t forget to protect your fresh face with sunscreen! Our Daily Defense SPF 50 PA+++ provides all day broad spectrum protection, while many of our moisturizers include a broad spectrum SPF to keep skin protected from dusk til dawn.

June 10, 2015 at 1:56 pm Leave a comment

New Charcoal Innovations

Hi boscia beauties!

NEW PRODUCT ALERT: We’ve added 2 NEW additions to our Black Pore-Perfecting Collection! The Charcoal Deep-Pore Cleansing Stick Treatment and Black Charcoal Cleansing Cloth are the newest innovations to add to your cleansing ritual!

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Packed with activated bamboo charcoal to deeply cleanse and detoxify pores, these products are a must-have for drawing out dirt, oil, and impurities while minimizing pores! The Charcoal Deep-Pore Cleansing Stick Treatment absorbs toxins and impurities leaving skin healthier, clearer, and more refined! Bamboo Charcoal acts as a natural antibacterial agent to deeply cleanse and detoxify pores, without irritation. Our Black Charcoal Cleansing Cloths, infused with a pore treatment blend of Charcoal Powder and Black Tea, absorb excess oil while minimizing pores – in one quick sweep!

Both products contain key ingredients like Glycolic Acid and Artichoke Leaf Extract which help to reduce wrinkles and hyperpigmentation to clarify and improve skin texture. And of course like most of our products, both products include our unique Proprietary Botanical Blend of Jojoba Leaf and Willowherb which helps calm skin inflammation and prevent free radical damage.

Using these products is just as simple as the ingredients that go into them. Check it out below:

How to use the Charcoal Deep-Pore Cleansing Stick Treatment:

While holding stick upright, twist base counterclockwise to reveal one centimeter of the cleansing stick. Apply to a wet face. Next, massage the cleansing stick in a circular motion directly onto skin to create a creamy lather. Lightly massage skin with fingertips to activate formula to reach deep into pores.  Lastly, rinse face with water (and there you have it –instant gratification!).

How to use the Black Charcoal Cleansing Cloth:

Use the power of charcoal to wipe the day away! Incorporate these into your Japanese Cleansing Ritual as an added cleansing boost.  Gently massage a cloth over your face in a circular motion (be sure this is done on dry skin!). You will instantly feel refreshed! These are the perfect addition to your gym bag and before and after a flight!

Be sure to grab both of our newest innovations on boscia.com to see what all the rave is about! We love to hear your thoughts – what are your favorite products from our Black Pore-Perfecting Collection, let us know below!

 xo-boscia

June 4, 2015 at 10:46 am Leave a comment

Skin Safety 101: National Sunscreen Day

In honor of National Sunscreen Day, we want to share boscia’s superstar skin saviors ideal for your everyday (or those extra hours in the sun this summer!).

sunscrnPreserving  mochi-hada skin (a Japanese term for soft, supple skin) is very much achievable especially with a broad-spectrum sunscreen which will ensure your skin resists the effects of harsh environmental damage! Broad Spectrum sunscreens protect from both UVA and UVB rays. Both undetectable to the naked eye, these sun rays can cause major damage for different reasons. A great way to remember the difference between these two sun rays lies in their names – UVA, for Aging, and UVB, for Burning. UVA rays cause skin damage and can result in premature aging. UVB rays also cause skin damage, but lengthy exposure will typically leave behind a burn as well. Broad Spectrum sunscreens protect from both of these damaging rays.

SPF is essential and our Daily Defense Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50 PA+++ offers all day protection and hydration. It is perfect for those seeking a sunscreen to withstand the elements. Get a head start on your summer skincare routine by picking up a Daily Defense Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50 PA+++ for 50% off at   Sephora.com until supplies last!spftrio

SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor. If your skin typically takes 30 minutes to redden, an SPF of 15 extends protection over your skin for 15 times longer – a little over 7 hours of protection! Most sunscreens containing an SPF of 15 or more will protect against burning. Our savviest skincare lovers enjoy using our  Oil-Free Daily Hydration SPF 15. A favorite for many reasons, this moisturizer provides the perfect amount of protection for your day-to-day and sits beautifully beneath makeup.

Our B.B. Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA+++ is another great product containing SPF. It protects, perfects, treats and hydrates skin for a one-step solution to the morning rush. With a self-adjusting pigment and three flexible shades, it’s the perfect multi-tasking product for summer. For the delicate under-eye area, our All-In-One BB Eye Brightener SPF 20 offers broad spectrum sun protection while highlighting and treating the under-eye area.

If you could revitalize and repair your skin while shielding off harmful UV damage, would you? We make doing just that simple with  Self-Defense Vital Antioxidant Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30. Besides fending off sun damage, this moisturizer packs a punch with eight powerful antioxidants to leave skin hydrated, restored and refreshed.

When you leave home this season, don’t forget your sunscreen! Even if you spend most of your time in a classroom or office, sunlight from windows and low-level UV light emitted from computer monitors can affect your skin. boscia offers sun protection for everyone! xo – boscia beauties

May 27, 2015 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

May is for Multi-Masking

Masks have become a must for those seeking everyday luxury in their skin routine!  Our skin fends off pollution, dirt and impurities daily – masking gives our skin an extra line of defense against these natural aggressors. While our tried and true Japanese Cleansing Ritual leaves skin cleansed and refreshed, masks replenish and nourish for optimal skin health and radiance.

Why target one concern when you can conquer them all? Here at boscia, we love “multi-masking.” Our skin typically varies throughout. Some skin may produce more oil while others produce less, freckling and pigmentation can occur on some areas of the face and not on others. Using multiple masks allows for customized treatment on all areas of the face.

Here at boscia, our masks truly set us apart. There is a formulation for everyone with our several peel-off options, a sleeping mask, and our new Hydrogel masks. Our Luminizing Black mask changed the way the world masked when we launched it back in 2010. For all of our peel-off masks apply a thick layer, allow 20-30 minutes to dry (avoid the hairline), and peel to reveal your best skin!

Our top peel-off mask for reducing discoloration, dark spots and adding brightness is our Bright White Mask. This mask leaves skin moisturized and illuminated for a geisha-like glow! To minimize the appearance of pores, purify the skin and detox congestion we suggest our infamous Luminizing Black Mask. This mask absorbs excess oil, improves clarity and leaves skin radiant and glowing! For a refreshing dose of hydration, even the most sensitive of skin types will enjoy our Cool Blue Calming Mask. We especially love this mask during the summer to help restore moisture and cool the skin!

Are you a multi-masker?! Enjoy a FREE masking trio when you splurge on your favorite boscia must-haves. Check out this Special Offers for a limited time on our site. Below are a few multi-masking techniques to get you started. Get creative and let us know your preferred peel-off experience, we love to hear from you!

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XO – boscia

May 20, 2015 at 9:44 am Leave a comment

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