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Why Oils?

Jamie Hofmann

The reason we at Christine’s Garden of Beauty are so passionate about oil-based skincare. Long ago, before this business was even a thought, we wouldn’t think twice about pumping out a handful of lotion from a drugstore value-sized bottle of lotion and slathering it all over ourselves. The bottles read words like “healing,” “locks in hydration,” and “moisturizes and repairs.” We trusted these words because if this weren’t true, they wouldn’t be able to put these phrases on the bottle, right? NOPE. Most lotions, creams, and facial moisturizers are water-based and contain alcohol and other harmful chemicals that dry out...

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