Jessica DeFino

Jessica DeFino is a writer who specializes in skincare, especially that of the natural, holistic, and sustainable variety. Her work can be found on The Zoe Report, Marie Claire, SELF, Cosmopolitan, and You can follow Jessica on Instagram @jessicalyarbrough.

"The entire industry—natural, synthetic, all of it—is engineered to sell impossible standards." 
My 22 natural, minimal, low-waste must-haves.
Here's how you can cut out this unnecessary ingredient.
They can over-dry your skin and they're terrible for the planet.
"If modern, processed food was messing with the health of my body, was modern, processed skin care messing with the health of my skin?"
Every blemish, bead of sweat, and goosebump is a message from your body. Here’s what it all means.
Don’t let plastic combs and brushes pollute your regimen. Try these four eco alternatives instead.
The all-natural, all-Black-owned marketplace has been quietly decolonizing the clean beauty scene for three years.  
Do you know the ancient origins of your favorite skincare and wellness ingredients?