Ingredients are everything
We create products with natural ingredients clinically proven to be effective. Our products contain high concentrations of active ingredients proven to help your look and feel your best.
It may seem counterintuitive, but natural oils can actually visibly improve oily and breakout-prone skin. Oily skin is oily on the surface but dry underneath, which causes your skin to overproduce oil (which can in turn clog pores). The right nourishing oils bring balance so your skin can look its healthiest.
It is a common misconception that oil-based products are not compatible with problem, blemish-prone, and/or oily skin. Facial oils help to nourish and balance skin – even blemish-prone and oily skin types! Our formula is also non-comedogenic which means it will not clog pores and cause breakouts.
We recommend applying our facial oils after cleansing and toning, morning and night. The facial oils can be used alongside or in place of a moisturizer. Your face does not need to be completely dry to apply facial oil, in fact, it is helpful and increases fast absorption and spreadability if your face is slightly damp. You can wear makeup over facial oil. Let your skin absorb the oils for 3–5 minutes before applying makeup since the oil does need time to sink in. If your skin feels oily after this, you are using too much facial oil. If your skin feels dry and you want more moisture, you are probably not using enough facial oil. The oil should absorb fully and not leave any greasy/oily feeling at all. Your skin will feel hydrated and soft/smooth after applying the correct amount. Most people need 3-5 drops — please adjust accordingly to your skin’s individual needs.
Our products contain nurturing, hydrating and nourishing ingredients that support the health and resiliency of skin that is exposed to retinol products.
Yes! We use the finest most natural ingredients we can find!
Start with our Bakuchiol Face OIl with CBD.
Face oils have been clinically proven not only to moisturize the skin better than leading creams, but also to make skin look visibly smoother, brighter, and healthier. Most see a transformation in their skin in just a few days.
It depends on the product and your goal. Some customers see results, such as softer and more hydrated skin, within a few days.
Sun protection is so important to achieving and maintaining healthy skin. While we don’t offer an SPF product at this time, our team is happy to offer recommendations.
Samples are not offered at this time as no real effects can be felt from only a few applications of a skin care product. Of course a few applications will leave your skin softer but real improvement takes time. We want to improve your skin health from the inside, not just another “feel good” skin care.
All Yucanna products are handmade in small batches with love in San Francisco.
We stand firm against animal testing. We never test any ingredient, formula, finished product, or anything else on animals – just our own team AND mothers.
Mom approved or it doesn’t hit our website
This is not a yes or no answer because of the many factors that can cause breakouts such as:
- Environmental pollutants
- Skin type
- Aggressive ingredients
- Allergies to certain ingredients
- Changing skincare products
Just to name a few. It’s typical to have a couple of breakouts when you begin a new skincare line, especially if you have never used a complete set of products before. When your skin is exposed to new ingredients, the skin will often purge because the products are freeing clogged pores. A sudden crop of pimples may mean that the product is working.
It takes experimentation and patience to find products that work for every skin type, but especially for those who tend to breakout, have clogged pores, and struggle with oily skin. It takes time for the sub dermis to reach the epidermis, many times the skin will acclimate to the ingredients and the breakouts should cease. If your skin develops irritation, inflammation, or a rash appears, you should immediately discontinue using the products and consult a physician.
Most of our ingredients are sourced from within the United States. We do extensive research on each ingredient to make sure our ethics align with those we source from.
Since our products are truly all-natural and we do not use any unnatural preservatives at all, our products do have a shelf life of typically 12 months. If our products are kept out of direct sunlight and at room temperature or below, they will stay fresher longer. Some of our products include a totally natural preservative called Leucidal (Radish Root Ferment). In addition, we also use Vitamin E in some of our products to extend the natural shelf life and keep the oils in their freshest and most potent form. Lastly, one of our carrier oils, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, naturally extends shelf life.
No, they do not.
We don’t offer any travel sizes at this time. We recommend transferring the products that are over 3.4 ounces (100 mL) into smaller, travel-friendly bottles to ensure that they don’t leak while in transit.