Revolutionize how your moisturize!

Um, your doing it wrong!

From XO Vain:  Right now I'm really into Know Your Ingredients' Sweet Almond Softening Oil, which actually suggests in the directions that you apply during your shower. I'm left with zero oily residue; only soft, comfortable, glowy skin. 

We kid you not.  For softest, all day moisturized skin, apply Sweet Almond Softening Oil in the shower while wet, THEN towel off.  You will be amazed!

Read the full article from XO Vain by clicking here.


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Why is KYI's Vitamin C different?

KYI uses a form of Vitamin C called Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate.  Vitamin C, in its natural form of ascorbic acid, is water soluble and can be very unstable (it breaks down and instead of acting as an anti-oxidant, it acts as an oxidant!).  To make ascorbic acid stable, another molecule is often added to it.  Some examples of Vitamin C compounds that have an added molecule are:  ester C (magnesium ascorbyl phosphate), ascorbyl palmitate, and tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate, to name a few.

Some vitamin C compounds are water-soluble (only can be dissolved in water-based products) and some are oil-soluble (can be dissolved in oil based products). Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate is oil-soluble. Not only does Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate remain stable in oils, but It has a high rate of skin penetration (because it is lipid soluble so it can be absorbed easily into human skin cells which contain lipids (oils and fats) than other vitamin C derivatives.  It is therefore considered more effective than water-soluble forms of Vitamin C.  It has been shown to have an improved ability to increase collagen levels, reduce melanin production, brighten skin, and repair the effects of UV exposure and other environmental damage. 

Most of KYI's customers notice a difference in their skin after using the serum twice daily for about 3-4 weeks. KYI's Argan Oil Serum with Vitamin C contains a 6% concentration of tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate.  

Use code June15 for 15% off all KYI skincare products from now until the end of June.  Happy Summer!

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Beauty in the Bag's Interview with KYI's founder

“You’ve made the switch to organic fruits and veggies. So if you don’t put toxic chemicals in your mouth, you shouldn’t slather them on your face and body either. My general rule: if you can’t pronounce the ingredients, don’t buy it,” says  Madeline Breen, manager for The Nature Conservancy.  Read more here.

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Get to know KYI and treat yo’self to some fab, anti-aging, wholesome skincare.

Thanks Vegan Beauty Review for your emoticon-filled review!  Read more here.

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Read a little about why KYI got its start here.

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