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Miranda Kerr's passion for skin care – and the need for clarification and clarity about the darkness of the "clean" product subgroup – hits me with an almost blunt strength. Yes, Kerr is one of the best known and most admired supermodels of our time, but first and foremost she is a mother (she tells me that after all it is her top priority) and secondly she is the manager of one of the most beautiful and popular demanding organic -Skin care and makeup brands in the industry. And no, I'm not just an enthusiastic beauty editor. It is a cold, hard fact. Given the latest launch of Kerr's Australian-inspired skin care brand Kora Organics – a dew and glow gift serum that turns your face into a majestic moonbeam in record time – I had the opportunity to talk to Kerr about beauty. Not just about the magic behind the new Noni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum ($ 72), but also about its overall beauty-and-wellness approach. Not surprisingly, besides the inspiration for each introduction, I also learned a lot about Kora's core values and the product development process. "The use of organic skin care is something that inspires me a lot, since our skin is our largest organ and what you put on it penetrates directly into your bloodstream. That is why it is important to use clean, toxin-free organic products" , so Kerr tells me. "People are increasingly trying to eat organically, exercise and live a healthy lifestyle, but many people forget that the products they use on their skin every day contain a lot of chemicals and toxins." As it turned out, Kerr was way ahead of the clean beauty movement that has been gaining ground in the United States in recent years. It started Kora in 2009 in its home country of Australia and it burned slowly and steadily until the brand was finally launched in the US Sephora stores in 2017. (If you are wondering, Kora is now available in over 30 countries.) "When I started Kora in Australia, I was looking for organically grown products that deliver results, but I couldn't find anything that really worked. I just decided to create my own range," she said explained. Kora is much more than a "clean" label. Kora is a genuine, certified organic beauty brand that recognizes the great misunderstanding that organic products or ingredients are largely considered to be less effective or powerful when used in skin care and makeup. "I believe that certified organic ingredients are stronger," she counters. "Not only are the plants from which we source our ingredients sprayed with chemicals, pesticides and herbicides, but the soil that is used is far more nutritious and is not exhausted by continuous growth and harvesting." This is insurance, she tells me, that the ingredients naturally contain more antioxidants and thus achieve more impressive results in your beauty or skin routine. "For me, it's a no-brainer. There are so many things in this world that we cannot control. For example, we cannot control the levels of pollution outside, but we can control what we apply to our skin to protect it from these everyday environmental aggressors that age and sensitize our skin. "For the new night serum, Kerr tells me that she worked with the laboratory and organic chemists for about 18 months. (Spoiler: There's a new product on the horizon, but it can't share details yet – stay tuned!) "I'm so proud of the Noni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum ($ 72) and its performance, and I feel I am so blessed to be working with the best organic chemists in the world. It is so important to us that we get the formula, consistency and above all the results as good as possible. "Of course, our chat did not stop here. Keep scrolling for 14 more important beauty information I learned from Kerr. Making the switch to a natural beauty routine (or just thinking about it) can seem overwhelming. There are so many different monikers that the industry likes to throw at us as consumers (natural, green, non-toxic, organic), and it feels almost impossible to tell what is actually clean and what is actually an effective, amazing product becomes. So I asked Kerr to give advice for someone who wants to make some changes. "The first thing I would say is to do your research to make sure that what you buy is exactly what it is," warns Kerr gently. "There is a lot of greenwashing in the beauty industry because it is not regulated. Brands can claim to be natural or organic by having only one or two natural or organic ingredients. The Cosmos standard AISBL / Ecocert certification gives our brand integrity Customers can be sure that they are getting exactly what they are paying for: honest, healthy, non-toxic organic products. "I can only speak for Kora Organics, but I would encourage people to make the switch. You will be amazed by the results. We have some of the world's leading organic chemists working on our formulas and identifying new, highly effective, high-performance ingredients so that our products deliver the same, if not better, results. " "Our new Noni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum is a powerful, certified organic night treatment serum that uses natural AHAs, BHA and ferments to revitalize your skin and increase cell turnover. This gives you a smoother, more refined complexion," says Kerr , "I've been using it every night for a few months now and my skin feels fantastic. My pores are noticeably smaller, my pigment spots are almost gone and my skin feels super smooth. I'm obsessed!" Kerr also tells me that she's not just biased. The brand conducted consumer studies, and 91% of the testers reported smaller-looking pores, reduced hyperpigmentation, and a "more youthful" complexion. "This is our branded product," enthuses Kerr. "It contains organically grown noni extract, rosehip oil, pomegranate oil, and sea buckthorn oil to create a rich source of antioxidants and essential fatty acids that smooth, nourish, moisturize, and brighten your skin." "I'm obsessed with peeling and face masks, so I wanted to develop a product that could be used as both a physical peeling and a revitalizing mask," says Kerr. "I essentially wanted a product that provides a facial glow after the spa that can be done at home or while traveling in one easy step and in less than 10 minutes. It contains natural AHAs made from papaya enzymes and aspen bark to help cell renewal stimulate as rose hip seeds and quartz to polish and peppermint to control sebum production and to stimulate tingling. "She tells me that she loves to use it every other morning in the shower as a quick and easy mask and as an exfoliating ritual and then let it work its magic while washing her hair and shaving her legs. Before diving into her everyday life, Kerr tells me that she always brushes her entire body dry before jumping in the shower, and tells her that this is her top secret to get the circulation going and to remove dead skin cells.
"My general morning skin care product is the Kora Organics Foaming Cleanser ($ 30). It is a soap-free cleanser that contains noni extract, green tea, and aloe vera to gently cleanse it without drying or drying the skin After cleansing, I use the Energizing Citrus Mist ($ 34) to tighten my skin and then wear the Noni Bright Vitamin C Serum ($ 68) and the Noni Radiant Eye Oil ($ 38) Finally, add a few drops of Noni Glow Face oil ($ 68) to some pumps of the moisturizing moisturizer ($ 48) and apply the combination to the face, neck and cleavage. "
"In the evening, I cleanse twice to make sure makeup and / or stains are removed from my skin, and I like to use our cream cleaner ($ 30). It contains aloe vera, avocado, and macadamia nut oil, so it is very nutritious and soothing.
"Then I reach for the soothing lavender mist ($ 34), which I also like to spray on my pillow before bed! Then I put a few pumps of the new Noni Night Serum ($ 72) on my face, neck and décolleté, then I apply my moisturizer, eye oil, and facial oil just as I do in the morning.
"As a last step in the evening, I like to put on my Noni Glow Sleeping Mask ($ 48). I know it sounds like a lot, but all the steps are super fast and easy and the results are worth it! The skin is good literally never felt or looked better, and I hardly sleep with my three boys these days, especially the two under two, "she laughs.
When I press Kerr to learn additional secrets about her amazing complexion, she tells me that daily use of this Gua Sha rose quartz heart ($ 58) facial has made a big difference in reducing swelling and its characteristic glow to rent. "It uses the ancient healing method known as Gua Sha. It is a heart-shaped rose quartz stone that is used to massage your face and neck to stimulate circulation and reduce swelling while lifting, toning and lifting your face I use this technique daily for a five-minute facial massage with Noni Glow Face Oil ($ 68), which absorbs moisture and nutrients deeper and more efficiently into the skin. " "When I wear makeup, I generally like to keep it clean and simple, unless it's for a special occasion or a red carpet," says Kerr. "My natural makeup brand is RMS Beauty. It was created by a makeup artist and friend of mine. I love the brand's Un Coverup Concealer at 22 ($ 36)." Kerr's expert tip? Apply a drop or two of facial oil to the RMS pot and polish the mixture onto your complexion with a makeup brush. "Then I apply my Kora Organics Rose Quartz Luminizer ($ 28) to my brows and cheekbones. It contains finely chopped Rose Quartz to create a nice highlight and add a little magic!" "Lastly, I use my Noni Lip Tint ($ 24) to add a subtle touch of color to my lips and apples on my cheeks and curl my eyelashes to open my eyes." "I love Reiki facials. Not only are they really soothing and relaxing, the combination of Reiki with your facials also helps to naturally relax the muscles on your face and soften the lines of expression, giving a healthy glow of vitality In LA, I see Nousha, which includes Reiki and a Gua Sha facial massage technique, "she says. For those days when she can't get herself into such a luxurious treatment, Kerr says that it can work wonders if she only has a luxurious facial mist on her desk, if she needs to clear her mind, and the blend of essential oils and aromatherapy can also bring about the ultimate mood boost. Since she really does everything (CEO, model, mother), I had to ask Kerr for helpful advice about the life or beauty that she picked up and received along the way – in addition to what she would share with her younger self. "I received some advice from my grandmother that has always stayed with me," she says, "and it was to hold on with grace and gratitude – to smile from the inside and to let your light shine because this intention is beauty "When I look back when I was younger, I wish I could tell my younger self how important it is not to compare yourself to others – to focus on the beauty within me. Positive affirmation and meditation now both play an essential role in my life. " When I asked what a typical day in life looks like, she explains that everything has been a little bit in the air since the birth of her third son and that she has to be pretty much prepared for everything. However, an early wake-up call at 5:30 a.m., followed by a quick meditation, is not negotiable. "I usually wake up around 5:30 am when Evan gets up. This gives me the opportunity to do my meditation while he's in the shower and the kids are still sleeping. I love it when I can meditate at sunrise. It is such a special time of the day. "When the children wake up, we all have breakfast together and get Flynn’s bag and lunch for school. Once I drop Flynn at school, I usually go to our Kora Organics office, but at the moment I mostly work from home. You'd be surprised how much you can do by phone, email, and video conferencing! "She laughs." I'm trying to schedule my work during Hart and Myles's nap times so I can spend time with them when they are. "Awaken. Being a mother is my top priority. When Flynn comes home from school in the afternoon, we usually like to do activities together. We love having dinner together early as a family. Then it is bathing and sleeping time for the children. Once they fall asleep, it's time for my husband and I to relax and catch up. " "Over time, everyone's skin changes, and I've noticed several changes in my skin over the course of my 20s, motherhood, and now the mid-30s," says Kerr after asking about the biggest changes she had to go through her beauty and wellness routines during her pregnancy and ever since she became a mother. "I experienced pigmentation in all three of my pregnancies, so I developed products to solve these problems – the turmeric 2-in-1 whitening and peeling mask ($ 48), the Noni Bright Vitamin C – Serum ($ 68) and the new Noni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum ($ 72), these three products combined have given me amazing results. "For the body, I have a combination of both during pregnancy and after childbirth Noni Glow Body Oil ($ 58) and Enriched Body Lotion ($ 58) uses $ 55 everywhere to support and support my skin as it stretches to accommodate my growing baby. I apply the mixture everywhere twice a day and then apply a layer of Noni Glow Body Balm ($ 34) on my stomach, breasts and hips as I feel these areas need a little more TLC and hydration , " "Since I am a busy mother and work in different time zones, I often have a lack of sleep and my skin suffers from it. That's why I wear the Noni Glow Sleeping Mask every other night to create the illusion of full sleep," Kerr tells me. "It's an overnight multitasking face mask that is more moisturizing and relaxing than a normal night cream. It contains silver ear fungus, coconut milk, caviar lime, cockatoo plum and natural hyaluronic acid that really makes the skin plump; fine lines soothes; reduces redness and inflammation , improves cell renewal, tone and texture and increases radiance and luminosity. I use it as the last step in my routine before going to bed and there is no need to wash it off until morning as it dries translucent veils that settles in the moisture and does not rub off on your pillow! " Kerr tells me one of her best secrets in terms of wellness and nutrition: every morning she drinks celery juice on an empty stomach. "I drink at least 16 ounces of cold-pressed organic celery juice," she says immediately. "Celery is amazing because it has a strong anti-inflammatory effect, supports kidney function, alkalises and is also full of electrolytes. I feel that it really helps my digestion, my brain fog and my energy level." "I'm a fan of intestinal health, which is why I take prebiotics and probiotics," says Kerr. "Prebiotics are a special form of fiber that serves as fertilizer for the good bacteria in your gut. However, probiotics are living bacteria that are found in yogurt and other fermented foods." Kerr didn't tell me exactly what supplement she was taking, but I personally swear by these simple Sakara capsules that contain prebiotics, probiotics, and digestive enzymes. "As a combination supplement, I developed Kora Organics Noni Glow Skinfood Supplement ($ 55), a water-soluble superfood powder that is packaged in single-serving sachets. So it's perfect for on the go and contains all of my essential vitamins and minerals from Coni, Açaí and Blueberry, mangosteen, pomegranate, matcha green tea, rose hip, chlorella and elderflower. "I love this product because it is easy to use on the go and gives me an extra boost of energy whenever I need it." 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