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  • If You Have a Friend Paying More Than $80 For Any Skincare Product, Forward This To Them

    We live in an era where marketing often overshadows the true value of a product. From celebrity endorsements to exclusive packaging, many beauty enthusiasts are left wondering if they are truly getting their money's worth. I've been a skincare product formulator for over two decades, and I'm here...
  • Unmasking the Truth: Why Most Skincare Doesn't Work and Pangea's Commitment to Safe, Clinically Proven Ingredients

    In this post, we'll uncover why most skincare doesn't work as advertised and shed light on Pangea's dedication to using safe, clinically proven ingredients to support a youthful glow.
  • Unlocking Radiant Skin: The Power of Peptides in Pangea's Pore Purifying Peptide Toner

    At Pangea, we believe in harnessing the best of nature and science to create skincare products that transform your skin. Our Pore Purifying Peptide Toner is no exception. This unique formula contains Acetyl Tetrapeptide-2, a powerful ingredient that plays a pivotal role in promoting healthy, vibr...
  • The Power of Organic Calendula Extract in Pangea's De-Stress Foaming Cleanser

    In our fast-paced lives, it's easy to overlook the importance of skincare, particularly the cleansing ritual that bookends our day. Yet, the choices we make in our skincare routine can have a profound impact on our skin's health and vitality. Pangea's De-Stress Foaming Cleanser is designed to not...
  • New Year, NEW YOU. The 90-Day Journey to Ageless Beauty with Pangea Skincare

    At Pangea, we believe in the power of nature fused with science to unveil the skin's inherent beauty. Our botanical-rich formulas are the embodiment of this belief, promising visible transformation within 90 days of consistent use. Here’s a closer look at what you can expect on this rejuvenating ...
  • Why Pangea Doesn't Pay Celebrities for Endorsements: Commitment to Authenticity and Quality.

    In an era dominated by influencer marketing and celebrity endorsements, one might ask why Pangea has never gone down the route of paying celebrities to promote our products. It's not a decision we made lightly, but it defines who we are as a brand, reflecting our dedication to authenticity, quali...
  • The Power of Positivity

    In a world where negativity can often dominate conversations, what if we made a conscious choice to refrain from speaking negatively throughout our day? The effects of such a shift can be truly transformative. In this post, we'll explore the positive impacts of avoiding negative speech and provid...
  • Inviting Love into Your Life

    Love is a force that transcends time and space, and it's a universal desire to find it in our lives. Whether you're seeking romantic love, strengthening existing relationships, or simply cultivating self-love, the ability to attract love into your life is a transformative skill. In this post, we'...
  • Why Pangea Embraces Essential Oils

    In a world of skincare and bodycare products that often come shrouded in secrecy, Pangea stands as a beacon of authenticity, transparency, and purity. One of the key choices we make to uphold these principles is our preference for essential oils over "natural fragrances." In this blog post, we'll...
  • Find Your Perfect Match: Pangea's Guide to Choosing the Right Moisturizer

    When it comes to skincare, finding the right moisturizer is like discovering a tailored suit—it should fit perfectly and make you feel your best. At Pangea, we offer two exceptional moisturizers: the Balancing Lightweight Prebiotic Moisturizer and the Ultra Rich Nourishing Moisturizer. Choosing b...
  • Self-Care During the Holidays: A Gift of Gratitude

    As the holidays approach, our lives become canvases of vibrant colors and ceaseless activity. It's a time of joy, but let's not forget, it's also the season to be kind to ourselves. Self-care is a compass that guides us back to our own well-being, especially when the holiday hustle becomes overwh...
  • The Californian Trio: Gigartina, Wakame, and Kombu

    The Ocean's Gift to Your SkinCalifornia isn’t just sun, sand, and surf. It’s home to some of the world's most nutrient-rich waters, and Pangea Brands has tapped into this coastal treasure. Today, we spotlight the three sea vegetables that are the core of our Superfood Smoothie Mask: Gigartina, Wa...
  • The Magic of Japanese Organic Matcha in our Superfood Smoothie Mask

    The Magic of Japanese Organic Matcha in our Superfood Smoothie MaskFor centuries, Japan has been renowned for its exquisite tea culture, with matcha standing out as a prized gem. At Pangea, we've delved deep into this tradition, sourcing only the purest organic matcha for our Superfood Smoothie M...
  • Superfood for Your Skin

    Our skin needs what we need - nutrition! Just like our bodies need a wide variety of foods to keep us healthy, our skin needs a variety of ingredients with a variety of benefits to feel and look its best. So just like you might load up a smoothie at the juice bar and ask for the boosters you need...
  • Personal Reflections on Climate Week NYC

    A Journey Towards Individual Responsibility and Conscious Consumption The vibrancy and fervor of Climate Week NYC stand as testaments to the unwavering commitment of myriad entities working relentlessly to mitigate climate change. This global arena of environmental action unveils a spectrum of id...
  • Everyday Miracle Ingredient

    The marshes at James Lake Farms in Wisconsin date back to 1940, and for the last 16 years farmers John and Nora Stauner have dedicated their lives to growing cranberries organically – choosing to make a difference in the community by creating a product that offers the purest quality to consumers ...
  • Fall Skincare, Seasonal Ingredients

    Cooking with seasonal ingredients means that your body has access to nutrients best suited for the weather, climate, and (if you follow Ayurveda or Traditional Chinese Medicine), energetic qualities of the season. For example, Summer fruits are lighter and more refreshing than the denser squashes...
  • Spa Day at Home

    Facials are an amazing experience. During and after, we feel scrubbed, anointed, and coddled. However, finding the right practitioner, who uses the right products, can be a challenge. Plus: time and money. However, doing it yourself in the privacy of your own bathroom with your own fluffy towels ...
  • Human Care Can Change
    the World

    Human care can change the world. By prioritizing the well-being of one another over profit, power, and fear, there is an opportunity for so much change. We can practice this kind of care on a daily basis, and these are some of our favorite ways to do it: - Take time to slow down and hear each oth...
  • Fall Skincare Goals

    Your Autumn skin has different needs than your Summer skin. Generally speaking, you require richer moisture in the colder months than in the warm ones. Gracefully transition into PSL weather by upping your hydration game with these highest-rated and bestselling products: Super Antioxidant Glow Oi...
  • The Elements of a Great Love Story

    Our Superfood Smoothie Mask is the product of a love story about love for humans, love for connection, love for ourselves, and love for the Earth we inhabit. The mask itself was born of serendipity and playfulness, as good love stories often are. Over 20 years ago, our founder was making breakfas...
  • Celebrating our Inspirations

    Joshua Onysko, Pangea's founder, met this incredible producer at a tradeshow in Germany many years ago.Their farm started small as a husband-and-wife team – they were born in Egypt and then traveled to Massachusetts where they became educated in horticulture and organic farming practices. They pu...
  • Meet the Bioactives: Aloe

    We love Aloe for the plentiful, non-greasy hydration it offers all skin types. Learn more about this superlative succulent. 
  • Recreate an Outdoor Soaking Spa Experience

    One of the best places to take a spa day is the Japanese-inspired baths in Santa Fe, Ten Thousand Waves. However, it’s a long haul to get there and so, not always possible. One of the things to love is the woodsy smells and the pine trees outside the tubs, giving off that spicy and clean pine sce...
  • Prebiotic and Probiotics and Your Skin: The DL

    First off, your skin, like your gut, has a microbiome. Your skin microbiome includes the skin’s surface, hair follicles, and sebaceous glands. All of those areas are rich in bacteria but each person’s microbiome is not exactly the same, even twins. Your skin microbiome hinders the growth of patho...
  • Shaping Change Through Relationships

    When I was first talking to Pangea Organics about the opportunity to work on the blog and get to share the magic that is this brand, I was finishing a book (Feeding Each Other: Shaping Change in Food Systems Through Relationship) with my co-author Nicole Civcita. The book is a guidebook for helpi...
  • Meet the Bioactives: Bakuchiol

    What is Bakuchiol? Great question. This superstar ingredient of the skincare world is extracted from the leaves and seeds of the babchi plant (psoralea corylifolia), which grows on the Indian subcontinent in countries such as India and Sri Lanka. Bakuchiol is not a newcomer to the skincare scene;...
  • Soil To Skin - Why Choosing Organic Matters

    From soil to skin, what you put on your body is as important as what you put in it. As your body’s largest organ, your skin is one of the major pathways of detoxification and protects you from environmental factors. Using nutrient-dense, organic-rich ingredients helps to support your skin’s healt...
  • Berry Superfoods for Your Skin

    Today we are going to explore three vitamin and antioxidant-rich ingredients (cloudberry, cranberry, goji berry) that work as superfoods for the skin.CRANBERRYCranberries might be the best known of the three. But, did you know that cranberries provide:Vitamin A - which is known for its anti-aging...
  • Bioactives from Harvest to Skin

    Our Superfood Smoothie Mask and Daily AHA Gentle Exfoliator are awesome members of our plastic-free Skincare collection! And both contain bioactives harvested by amazing stewards of our land and sea. They are filled with potent, antioxidant-rich, multi-tasking ingredients to boost your daily ritu...
  • It’s Finally Here

    Around here, it’s been a long wet spring with life-giving rains and cool temps that mean extending sweater weather a little bit. I know other places have been hit with some heat we have not seen, but the solstice in Colorado brings with it an honest change of the seasons and a need to look at lif...
  • World Sea Turtle Day

    If you’re familiar with our commitment to plastic-free packaging, then you’ve also seen the turtle icon on all of our bottles and tubes. This is a way for us to educate and encourage conversations about the impact of plastic pollution – and hold ourselves to a standard that continually raises th...
  • Hold High Standards

    "Clean beauty" is a phrase that is bandied about a lot, but what does it mean? What are companies actually promising when they make this claim? We can only answer for ourselves, and we are excited to share with you our clean beauty practices. 
  • Simple Summer Rituals

    Oh, the joy of longer days and shorter nights. The sun is hitting us in the Northern Hemisphere at a much warmer angle. The smell of grass and flowers and heat and chlorine. The taste of really ripe strawberries, new lettuce, and fresh herbs. Summer is about to hit us in all its glory and now is ...
  • Happy World Oceans Day!

    We thought this would be a perfect moment to re-share a letter from our Founder about why we're working toward creating a #LifeAfterPlastic, beginning with our own plastic-free commitment. Our plastic-free body and skincare is the fruition of a big, long-term vision I’ve held for our company ­­...
  • Celebrating Love, Every Day

    There has been a big kerfuffle in the news these last weeks about brands going wishy-washy on love during Pride Month. We stand firm - we love love, we love people who show love, fight for love, embody love, are love heroes and heroines, and who make love a guiding principle in their world. We ta...
  • Feeling Good in Your Own Skin

    Body image is so complex, and our relationships with our bodies “from the skin in” is complex. It can be a place of a lot of confusion, anxiety, and worry, but it can also be a place where we feel freedom, happiness, and joy. What we put in is what we get out. This goes for skincare and bodycare ...
  • Ease Into Summer

    The sun peeped out from the spring rains around here and suddenly everyone I know is talking about camping, making plans to mountain bike, and the trail maps have come out for hiking and running. It’s such a relief to burst out into nature after winter’s winds and cold and then spring’s rain and ...
  • Three Bioactives for the Ages

    Today we are going to focus on three bioactives you can find in Pangea products that your grandmother would recognize and approve of. This means you get the best of research and amazing formulation combined with the wisdom of generations. Cucumber Seed OilCucumber seed oil, derived from the seed...
  • Meet Our Matcha Makers

    I traveled to Wazuka, Japan, two weeks ago to meet our matcha partners at Nakai Organic Tea Gardens. My favorite memories of visiting Wazuka were waking up at 3 am to journey up the mountain and watch the sunrise. I try to miss as few sunrises and sunsets as possible wherever I am. Japan is known...
  • The Moms Behind Pangea Organics

    In honor of Mother’s Day - here is a tribute to some of the moms behind Pangea Organics and how we have been taught to care for ourselves and the world. Founder Joshua Onysko says about his mom: “My Momma already had her hands full with two boys and then I came along. I was constantly getting in...
  • Organic for the Win

    Organic products made with the right percentages of bioactive ingredients can do wonders for our skin while keeping us safe from harmful ingredients and harmful effects on the planet and the animals with which we share it.Non-organic products can contain harmful ingredients. You know the old adag...
  • Small is Beautiful

    When Joshua Onysko started Pangea Organics in his garage a little over twenty years ago, the goal was to make products that did not irritate the skin from ingredients that were good for people and the planet. The humble beginnings, including selling the soaps at farmers markets, say a lot about w...
  • All You Need Is Love

    What if today, on Global Love Day, we lived with love in all we do? Take a minute to feel what that would feel like: love in our cooking, our interactions with people, in how we make decisions, in how we treat ourselves, and in how we live our lives.Love is the connective tissue that binds us tog...
  • Little Changes Add Up

    There is a theory, called “The 1% Rule,” or the “rule of marginal gains,” that explains: big goals can be reached through small changes. This frees us up from the idea we need to make sweeping changes all at once, which everyone knows is unsustainable. If we strive for a 1% improvement every day,...
  • Happy Earth Day

    While Earth Day is great and we want to take a moment to stop and celebrate it - we are also aware that we are actually an entire Earth Brand. We can’t stop crowing about how we, and therefore you, are supporting the earth through your skin and bodycare. It’s good to know, morning, evening, and w...
  • Bath as Sanctuary

    The time we spend in our baths, our showers, and in front of our mirrors at our sinks is a kind of retreat we take every day. That time is a step back, usually alone time, before we step out into the world. We can treat it as a duty and a hassle or we can make that time spent in communion with ou...
  • The Perfect Spring Bath Ritual to Get Your Body Zinging

    Scandanavians were ahead of the whole cold plunge and sauna curve. They have been doing it for as long as anyone can remember. When I lived there, I got to find out first hand how amazing the circuit of hot soaks, cold dips, and saunas can be. It took a lot of coaxing to get me to leave the warm ...
  • More than Earth Day

    While Earth Day is great, Earth Month is even better. How about an entire Earth Brand? We can stop crowing about how we, and therefore you, are supporting the earth through your skincare. It’s good to know, morning, evening, and whenever you pull out your hand soap or use your hand cream, that yo...