layering face oils and serums

Which Goes First? Serum or Face Oil?

Correctly layering serums and face oils is worth getting it right in order to maximize the absorption and efficacy of products.
The Queen of Antioxidants: What Does Astaxanthin Do for Skin?

The Queen of Antioxidants: What Does Astaxanthin Do for Skin?

Astaxanthin (pronounced asta-zan-thin) is one of the most underrated and underutilized ingredients for the skin.
What is Inflammaging of the Skin and How to Prevent It

What is Inflammaging of the Skin and How to Prevent It

Have you heard of inflammaging? Probably not, but the word may soon be part of the skincare and beauty lexicon.
What is Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate and How to Use It

What is Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate Vitamin C and How to Use It

Ascorbyl tetraisopalmitate is an oil-soluble, next-generation vitamin C that has superior dermal absorption, is stable in skin care formulations and can be less irritating to the skin than other forms of vitamin C.
What Is and How To Restore The Skin’s Acid Mantle Barrier

What Is and How To Restore The Skin’s Acid Mantle Barrier

The skin's acid mantle is often overlooked or even ignored in our pursuit of flawless and line-free skin, yet it is crucial for overall skin health in terms of function and appearance.
Hibiscus for glowing skin and vitamin C face oil Sarka Botanicals

Botanical Spotlight: Hibiscus in Skincare

Find out why this stunning flower is a skincare game changer and how it can work for you.
facial dry brushing benefits by Sarka Botanicals

Benefits of Facial Dry Brushing

Have you tried facial dry brushing? Learn an easy and inexpensive technique to get soft and glowing skin.
How to use vitamin C for glowing healthy skin

How to Use Vitamin C for Glowing, Healthy Skin

Get familiar with Vitamin C, because no matter your age, this powerful antioxidant is one of your skin’s top allies.
How to Build a Skincare Routine

How to Build a Skincare Routine

Find out how to build a skincare routine for glowing, radiant, and healthy skin. 
Botanical Ingredient Spotlight: Rice Bran Oil

Botanical Ingredient Spotlight: Rice Bran Oil

Rice bran oil is used for its skin regenerating, nutritive and anti-inflammatory properties. 
Sarka’s Tips to Wind Down During the Week

Sarka’s Tips to Wind Down During the Week

Simple rituals day and evening into to wind down and get the best sleep possible. 
Sarka Botanicals sunlight is good for skin

Why Sunlight is Good for You 

Sunlight has a number of physical and mental health benefits that we may miss out on if we are always covered up.
Pregnancy and holistic skincare by Sarka Botanicals

Skin Care During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time when many women re-evaluate what they put in and on their bodies. Read about skincare ingredients how to take care of your skin during pregnancy.
Why You Need to Eat a High Fiber Diet

Why You Need to Eat a High Fiber Diet

Read to find out why fiber, along with a healthy microbiome will change your life. 

Top herbs for stress by Sarka Botanicals

How and Why to Use Herbs for Stress

There are many botanicals used to help us manage the stress and burnout increasingly found in our busy lives and a group of herbs called nervines help restore resilience and stamina through supporting the nervous system. 
How to Use Plants to Boost Collagen

How to Use Plants to Boost Collagen

Plants don’t contain collagen, but there are many plant-based ways to build, maintain and repair collagen.
How Probiotics Bring Out Your Inner Athlete

How Probiotics Bring Out Your Inner Athlete

What you eat and friendly gut bacteria, or probiotics, play a major role in your efforts at the gym. 
how to protect skin from pollution by Sarka Botanicals

How Do I Protect My Skin From Pollution?

Prolonged exposure to air pollution can cause inflammation and premature ageing of the skin. Find out how you can protect your skin.