Cristina Carlino created Philosophy in 1996 out of a need for simplistic, effective skincare made with trustworthy ingredients. Inspired by the beautiful landscape of her home state Arizona, Carlino knew that only the most resilient plants can thrive in this unique desert environment. It was this amazing phenomenon that fueled her mission for Philosophy. At its core, Philosophy is all about wellbeing—with innovative formulas designed to brighten your skin and your day! Keep reading to see our top five Philosophy products.
Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser
The most overlooked step in every beauty routine is cleansing. The best-selling Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser takes the guesswork out of purifying, balancing, and revitalizing skin. The silky, multitasking formula effortlessly washes away dirt, excess oil, and even stubborn makeup. Meadowfoam seed oil and a unique blend of 12 essential oils soften, soothe, and hydrate—so skin feels clean and balanced—never dry or tight. There’s a reason it’s America’s #1 facial cleanser.
Philosophy Hope in a Jar Face Moisturizer for All Skin Types
Stay hopeful when it comes to finding a skin-loving moisturizer! Philosophy’s award winning Hope in a Jar Collection features this amazing Face Moisturizer for All Skin Types. Not only is it suitable for all skin types, but this power-packed cream does it all. The lightweight, antioxidant-rich formula uses gentle alpha hydroxy to exfoliate and clear away dead skin cells. Beta-glucan has skin-revitalizing properties that help to smooth, strengthen, and brighten skin. Renew, restore, and revitalize when you hydrate skin.
Philosophy Turbo Booster Vitamin C Powder for Face
Give your skin the nutrients it craves with this 99.8% topical vitamin C powder for face and neck. The powerful, antioxidant packed powder helps protect skin against environmental stressors to prevent premature signs of aging, fine lines, and dark spots. Simply add a small scoop of this vitamin C powder to your favorite serum or moisturizer for an instant boost of brightness, nourishment, and protection against the elements. Trust us—you’ll C the difference.
Philosophy Purity Made Simple Pore Extractor Face Mask
Frustrated with blackheads and clogged pores? Our next Philosophy pick might be your new best friend. Previously named the #1 mask in America, the Philosophy Purity Made Simple Pore Extractor Face Mask draws out impurities, scrubs away blackheads, and shrinks the look of pores in just 5-10 minutes. The rich clay-cream mask is formulated with purifying white kaolin clay, salicylic acid, and natural exfoliants to cleanse and refresh pores. Use as a spot treatment or as a full face mask—simply wait until the clay is completely dry before washing away with warm water to reveal black-head free skin.
Philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar Overnight Recharging & Refining Moisturizer
We’re always looking for ways to maximize our beauty sleep—and Philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar Overnight Recharging & Refining Moisturizer does not disappoint. The innovative formula helps boost skin’s nightly cell renewal cycle while nourishing ingredients hydrate, smooth, and restore radiance. Infused with a blend of non-stop skin renewal technology and natural plant extract MYRAMAZE™ (the ‘resurrection’ plant), this deeply hydrating moisturizer continuously replenishes, gently renews, and brightens for radiant, youthful-looking skin overnight.
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