Oil-Based Skincare Brought to You By Goop and Sonya Dakar
Sonya Dakar is somewhat of a skincare psychic. Upon looking at a client’s complexion, the facialist can determine whether they’ve been eating properly; if a breakout is related to digestive problems; and, more important, which products will eradicate the issues at hand. Her latest labor of love: a four-piece, 100 percent natural collection that launched yesterday on Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle website, Goop. Made from the oil of a hoya flower—a protected plant species found in Asia that is known for its anti-inflammatory benefits—the line includes a cleanser, organic omega booster (a new variation of Dakar’s cult-favorite skin-changing serum), body oil, and eye treatment. “Oils were originally used to anoint kings and leaders, and have incredible antibacterial properties,” Dakar noted.
In addition to the hoya flower, the range boasts a bevy of other complexion conditioning ingredients: Passion fruit and fig oils protect and strengthen skin; grapefruit, orange, and lime extracts purify and invigorate; and grape seed and avocado oils nourish while infusing your face with antioxidants. And if it’s good enough for Gwyneth, than it’s good enough for us…not to mention, sticking to a skincare regimen sounds a hell of a lot simpler than conscious uncoupling.
Hoya Nourishing Cleanser, $85; Organic Omega Booster, $85; Hoya Nourishing Body Oil, $95; Hoya Nourishing Eye Treatment, $78; goop.com.