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What's inside : Night Repair Elixir
Jun 20, 2019
I grew up in the Far East of Russia, where Sea Buckthorn was as common as raspberries in Oregon or Oranges in Florida.  My parents grew these precious berries and we harvested them to create fresh jelly, freeze them for later medicinal use or make tinctures/extracts.  I had to include this powerhouse ingredient in my formulations.  

GRESSA + Refinery29
Aug 25, 2014
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...

Spiked Up DPT
Aug 22, 2014
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...

Couture Color: LipBoost
Aug 02, 2014
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...

Humpday Inspiration
Jul 23, 2014
-Meister Eckhart

Old Tradition-New Trend
Jul 07, 2014
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...