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Everyday Oil is exactly as it sounds, an oil for every day, for every use. Formulated for a variety of uses to embrace a minimalist self-care routine, Everyday Oil is a unique powerhouse product. The oil blend is certified-organic, cold-pressed, containing distilled botanicals. The simple yet effective, high-quality product works as a multi-faceted hydrator for all of your skin, body, and hair needs. The brand’s core embraces simplicity and quality, making an easy-to-use, no-fuss oil.
Everyday Oil is a multi-use product that can be used for just about anything. Whether you want to use it to hydrate your entire body, your face, or even your hair, this product is the ultimate multi-hyphenate. The brand solely focuses on its namesake product, which can be purchased in an 8 oz, travel size or an aluminum refill. All of their oils are packaged in glass or aluminum, both of which can be easily repurposed or recycled. Their other products including their Meridian Hair Comb, Gua Sha, and Dry Brush are plastic-free, made from wood or stone.
“There is something inherently anti-consumerist about everyday oil. we try to provide something that is so good for your skin, that is the highest quality ingredients possible as affordably as possible. That is in line with my larger philosophy in life, to treat others as you would want to be treated, and everyday oil’s core mission comes from my own core values – simplicity, quality and value.” – Emma Allen, Everyday Oil Founder
The brand was founded by Emma Allen in 2016, ultimately inspired by a low-maintenance routine. The concept was in the works for about a decade as a personal project but it became clear that this was a product that other people could also benefit from. Emma uses Everyday Oil as her only skincare product, including cleansing and hydrating. Emma sees the company as an outset of the beauty industry as a brand that is committed to less and embracing natural beauty. Oils can be a divisive product, many people not knowing the difference between formulations or usages including misconceptions about oils causing breakouts or ‘clogged’ pores. Not all oils are made the same, Everyday Oil is an example of this with its unique formula that can be used for all over body, skin, and hair care.
Streamlined beauty products make a minimalist, low-waste routine easy to sustain. Less is more is a commonly used phrase when it comes to sustainable products but Everyday Oil fully embodies this mantra as a product that could cut your beauty product buying down by over half. The brand fills a much-needed void and breaks boundaries by providing a product that can be used by a multitude of people in a variety of ways.
The product line stands out from the crowd with its signature light green hue and sleek design. The aesthetically pleasing design will transport your bathroom or vanity to the likeness of a luxury boutique hotel. Their products come in an assortment of different scents and are formulated similarly to perfumes with long-lasting fragrance payoff. The brand values transparency and is forthcoming about its manufacturing processes and ingredient sourcing, which is readily available on its website and social media outlets.
Noto Botanics is an inclusive skincare and beauty brand that is focused on making an impact, especially in the LGBTQIA+ community. The brand is multi-use for an array of skincare needs with its minimalist, streamlined product line. Their line includes moisturizers, serums, cleansers, and lip and cheek tints. Noto Botanics is just as much about its products as they are about its mission. The brand’s DNA is rooted in inclusivity, community, and giving back.
Natureofthings is a holistic body care brand inspired by and rooted in nature, including its commitment to sustainability. The brand is committed to creating products meant to make life more pleasurable and enjoyable. Their minimal branding makes for easy packaging repurposing as the founders ensured to think about their products’ entire lifecycle at the inception of the brand.