#PSL Minus the Gunk

#PSL Minus the Gunk

Hello pumkins! IT'S ALL ABOUT THE PUNKIN! Here's our take on the Starbucks classic, minus the extra sugar and other not so favorable ingredients (that may be cause your skin to flare up, btw). TO MAKE 2 X 12 OUNCE PUMPKIN SPICE LATTES 2 tablespoons of organic pumpkin puree...

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3 Ways To Get the Fall Glow

3 Ways To Get the Fall Glow

Summer is officially over.  I’m sad about it because with the Northwestern rainy weather approaching, my 8 month old and I will have to find an indoor hobby to replace our daily walks.   On the other hand, Autumn is my favorite season. I am obsessed with the seasonal harvest, like apples, array of potatoes

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GRESSA + Refinery29

GRESSA + Refinery29

Dear friends, I have some big-deal news that I wanted to share. Over the weekend, we found out that our freshly launched Minimalist Corrective Serum Foundation made it on Refinery29. We are delighted to share the GRESSA journey with you every step of the way. There are...

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Spiked Up DPT

Spiked Up DPT

ALL OF US HAVE LITTLE DIRTY SECRETS THAT WE LIKE TO KEEP TO OURSELVES. HERE'S MINE. PICTURE THIS: an ancient beauty secret that costs a few bucks and is easily incorporated into your GRESSA Ritual. STORY: Growing up in Eastern Europe, activated charcoal was a staple in...

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Couture Color: LipBoost

Couture Color: LipBoost

Dear friends, I introduce to you Fall 2014 LipBoost color collection! Gorgeous, vibrant and bold. The couture LipBoost is all it takes to change everything, to make you look stunning. It leaves the mark of ultimate, timeless elegance. It starts with GRESSA signature gorgeous black glass jar, which...

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Humpday Inspiration


Hump Day Inspiration

Hump Day Inspiration

“She dances to the songs in her head, speaks with the rhythm of her heart, & loves from the depths of her soul.” – Dean Jackson

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Old Tradition-New Trend

Old Tradition-New Trend

Before the "raw" movement, before the fancy overpriced jars of carrots, pickles, green tomatoes and beets my grandma taught me perhaps the best beauty secret: how to pickle my own foods. In Eastern Europe fermented foods are like penut butter and jelly sandwiches in the...

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Improve Your Skin In 20 Minutes

Improve Your Skin In 20 Minutes

The humble, crunchy Cucumber is a wonderful vegetable to beat the scorching summer heat. Cucumber is one of the oldest cultivated crops, believed to have been originated in the Indian subcontinent. The plant is basically a creeper and belongs to the Cucurbitaceous family, its scientific...

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The Ultimate Accessory: Beautiful Skin

The Ultimate Accessory: Beautiful Skin

Hello beautiful, Beautiful skin is a privilege that every woman has to earn. It is a sign of health and well-being. It reflects so much more than just a physical state of being. As women, we often lack sleep, water, vitamins, sunshine. After a while, it all adds up and our face is the first

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Beauty Wednesday: Are You Eating Harmful Chemicals?

Beauty Wednesday: Are You Eating Harmful Chemicals?

Hi friends,   here’s a Beauty Wednesday wisdom for you.  Did you know that Dr. Oz added up the amount of lip gloss the average woman uses (and consumes) over a decade, and it equals 7 pounds??? The European Union has banned many petroleum jelly products, and experts are concerned they could be linked to cancer.

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Beauty Secret #7

Beauty Secret #7

Before Dr. OZ endorsed it and made it famous,  it was an ancient berry that has been widely used for topical and internal ingestion to cure many ailments. Largely unknown to many in the Western medical community, the use of sea buckthorn for medical application has been widely known and revered by Tibetan doctors dating

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