New York Girls Can’t Stop Talking About…

LOTION P50 1970

“The allure of Biologique Recherche, a mysterious skincare brand beloved by so many influential women (especially in New York) was almost lost on me, as there’s not a ton of explanation on the internet and it’s infamously difficult to procure. I would forget about it for months until another low-key, glowy-skinned individual touted it as her secret weapon. What even is this? I’ve thought to myself many, many times. But here’s the thing, one application will demonstrate exactly how incredible this toner is for your skin. It’s a blend of lactic acid, salicylic acid, and citric acid and keeps breakouts at bay, pores smooth, and your skin’s texture super even.” — Hallie Gould x Byrdie

“Jesus in a bottle,” “life-changing,” and “The Best Beauty Product in the World.”

You can order online from Shop Rescue Spa.

The ultimate question, of course, is whether or not it’s worth your money. I, and the rest of the P50-loving world, say yes. If you can spare the price, and choose the right formula (go see that esthetician, if you have to!), it will make a huge difference, and you will wonder how you ever lived without it. I do, as I pat it into my skin every night, and then climb in bed and turn out the lights and dream of salt and vinegar chips.

Danuta Shares Her Evening Routine

Danuta Mieloch invited us into her home to share her Evening Routine. Trust us, you do not want to miss this. She has so many tricks up her sleeves! Double P50? Triple Masking? Microcurrents? It’s all in here…

 

I Flew 21 Hours for This Facial, and Boy It Was Worth It

Walking into Rescue Spa is what I imagine walking into heaven to be like: Bright, white, and walls lined with Biologique Recherche. Located a few blocks behind the Flatiron Building, Rescue Spa is an incredible space that caters to your every skin and massage need, as well as hair, makeup, manis, pedis, and brows—so you can basically walk in feeling like the shell of a human and leave looking like Gigi Hadid at the Met Gala.

I settled in at the waiting area once I arrived and nibbled on bliss balls and mint-infused water whilst I waited for my therapist, concerned over the state of my skin as I had only stepped off a 21-hour flight a few hours prior. I was booked in for the Biologique Recherche “Le Lift Parisienne” Treatment, and oh my goodness—bliss. After lashings of P50 (one of the world’s greatest skincare products, IMHO), LED therapy, and Placenta Serum, my “I just flew around the world and look like shit” skin was baby smooth, hydrated, and free of aeroplane gunk. It wasn’t quite as zen as Cap, and more of a straight-shooter treatment (there were no crystals or sage), but it was phenomenal. The closest thing in Sydney is definitely Mel Grant (if you’re dying for some TLC).

Read more at https://www.byrdie.com.au/new-york-beauty-guide#AhwgkOrLco9o4ueX.99

Summer Skin Boot Camp: Take our 21 Day challenge and commit to a diligent skincare regimen.

If you experience summer breakouts your skin needs our 21 Day “Boot Camp”! Take the challenge and commit to a diligent skincare regimen, morning and night daily. Over the next 3 weeks your skin will become clearer, glowier, and healthier than ever. So let’s get back to basics for MAJOR results! Here’s the drill: ☀Morning and Night???? for 21 days.


Lait U or Lait VIP O2 *Double cleanse at night
Mask Vivant (1 x a day for 21 days. Morning or night, whenever you can find the time!)
Creme Dermopurifiante (sensitive skin may opt for Emulsion Gel Biosensible S.R.)
•Add your favorite serum *contact us if you need help choosing.
•SPF ☀morning only. Danuta Mieloch recommends a zinc based physical sunscreen.


For those in New York City and Philadelphia jumpstart your progress with a Classic Facial! Instant results for this facial are no understatement; beloved by clients of all ages and skin types, our most standard facial leaves you with tightened pores, and more youthful (read: extra-smooth! super clean!) skin. Perfected over more than a decade in the skincare industry, the Classic Facial incorporates time-tested, cult-status products, and of course blissful relaxation.

To Schedule Your Facial Call 866-772-2766 or
Request an Appointment Online

Shop Summer Boot Camp Essentials

Lotion P50 “1970” Original

Lait U Cleanser

Lait VIP O2 Cleanser

Masque Vivant
Creme Dermopurifiante


Emulsion Gel Biosensible S.R.

 

Physical Protection SPF 45

Phoebe Tonkin x Into The Gloss

“My skincare routine has changed since I shot my Top Shelf, for sure! One of the biggest changes was that I started using all Biologique Recherche. I have this girlfriend Hayley, at her house we would always inevitably end up drinking wine, and after three glasses of wine she was like, ‘Come into the bathroom, we’re doing a facial!’ And she’d always give me these Biologique facials with all these serums, and the moisturizer, all of it. I’d wake up in the morning with a slight hangover but my skin would be amazing! Eventually I took the plunge and got the whole regimen. My favorite trick is to use the Masque Vivant combined with the Masque VIP. I mix it in my hand with baking soda. A facialist told me about that, and it works.  Then I use the Biologique toner, cleanser, and serum.

I’m just obsessed with anything skincare, so if someone has something that I don’t have I’m like, ‘Ooh, what’s that?’ One of my other girlfriends had the Ziip-of course I picked it up. I started using it, and it’s amazing. Like, it actually is amazing. It does work. I have all the gadgets-I have the LED mask, I have it all. I use them when I’m watching TV.

I use Oribe shampoo and conditioner. For the luxe of it all. To be honest, [my hair] is a little temperamental. But when I’m in a good environment, like when I’m at home or when I’m driving, my hair dries really well. I just tuck it under my ears, and it dries in this sort of wavy, sort of straight way. But if it’s not in the right environment and I let it dry naturally, it will be so frizzy. If I just go straight outside or for a walk or something, my hair will get frizzy. So I try to be inside and let it dry. It can be wavy, but it can also be quite frizzy and poofy, which I actually sometimes like. Because it makes me feel like I’m in an 80’s rom-com. I have a straightener and a blow dryer, but I don’t really use them much. Except when I’m in a really big rush and don’t want to wait and see if my hair dries nice or not, I’ll blow dry it properly and straighten it. One thing I learned is called the preemptive dry shampoo. So even when your hair is clean, the night before you go to bed, you put dry shampoo in. And the you wake up and it’s got a good texture. So I do that sometimes. It helps that I have a silk pillowcase, but I’m also too messy and I drool all over it [Laughs].” –Phoebe Tonkin as told to Into The Gloss

One of the most beloved and effective cleansers on the market -via The Strategist

 

Since my skin is both dry and sensitive, and since I find that the two often go hand in hand, I’ve grouped them together for simplicity’s sake. I’ve searched high and low for a cleansing milk that is as spectacular as Biologique’s, and even though I’ve found some pretty convincing dupes, this has, and probably will always, hold the No. 1 spot when it comes to cleansing my dry-ass, sensitive, blemish-prone skin. This cleanser hydrates and soothes intensely, and while it doesn’t actively fight against rashes or blemishes, it preps skin perfectly for serums. I’ve heard some complaints that this cleanser doesn’t do an incredible job of removing makeup. This is true: When I come home with a full face of makeup after a night out, I go in with micellar water first.

Read the full article over at The Strategist

NON-TOXIC RETINOL ALTERNATIVES – mindbodygreen

“Anything with onion and vinegar is great for combating pigment; onion is great for brightening, and vinegar is also great for cleansing and brightening the skin too.” She also highly recommended one of my favorite skin care ingredients for brightening—placenta.
 
What to try: Biologique Recherche P50 Toner, one of Umansky’s favorites, that incorporates sulfur, onion, and vinegar and comes in a range of targeted formulations for sensitive skin, pigmentation, dry skin, oily skin, etc. And if you’re looking to dip your toe into the placenta pool, she recommends trying Biologique Recherche Placenta Serum and Placenta Cream.

Amy Chang x mindbodygreen