Jessica DeFino

Jessica DeFino is a pro-skin/anti-product beauty reporter on a mission to destroy beauty standards. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Vogue, Allure, and more — but she saves her most ~scandalous~ articles for her newsletter, The Unpublishable.

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"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.  
"7.6 billion pounds of makeup wipes are sent to landfills every year—and that's just makeup wipes."
Do you know the ancient origins of your favorite skincare and wellness ingredients?