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This pure hair care and pores and skin brand is eco-driven, specializing in utilizing herbs of their formulation to assist adapt towards injury and stress.
Based in Vancouver, Luna Nectar is providing all-natural, vegan, cruelty-free haircare and skincare, specializing in lash, forehead, hair density serums.
As a part of our Made in Vancouver sequence spotlighting native companies, we talked to Mia Fiona Kut, the founding father of Luna Nector about the significance of clean and sustainable beauty.
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The Luna Nectar line began with their product, “Moon Boost,” a pure, vegan, and cruelty-free lash and forehead enhancing serum. Moon Boost is formulated to attain better size, density, and thickness of lashes and brows.
Kut was impressed to create this merchandise after she noticed her sister’s lashes develop in a single day as a result of utilizing a chemical lash serum. The product labored, however, she had uncomfortable side effects similar to eczema and dryness on her eyelids, and chemical burns on her lash traces.
“I noticed that many ladies additionally had this expertise with chemical serums, and determined to got down to create a pure different. Women [don’t] should sacrifice well being for beauty,” she mentioned.
Coming from an Eastern background, her mother and father had all the time inspired her to make use of herbs and adaptogens for inside and skincare/haircare considerations and to get to the root explanation for well being points.
“I spent a whole lot of my childhood mixing up potions. Coming again to this lifestyle in maturity, I got down to deliver extra consciousness to those pure options and modalities.”
Shortly after, this product developed right into a full line of skincare and haircare.
“Our mission is to reimagine the relationship between customers and transparency in the beauty industry, by emphasizing extra accountability by way of schooling and sustainability,” Kut mentioned.
Kut advised us that Luna Nector’s brand and imaginative and prescient goes again to the roots by way of the components you might be placing in your pores and skin, committing to sustainability and talking out towards social causes, and minimalism in beauty routines.
“In a world the place a lot consumerism is abound, we consider in much less is extra, and that applies to beauty routines too,” she mentioned.
“We don’t need you to be utilizing 15 products earlier than even heading out the door, and this interprets to our products – a lot of them are multitaskers and edited formula-wise to supply the finest efficiency with the least quantity of components.”
She hopes that Luna Nector will finally grow to be a staple brand in the clean beauty industry, in addition to roll out their inexperienced initiatives in schooling and clean expertise.
“We hope to not solely create skincare and haircare products but additionally envision ourselves as a life-style and media brand in the very close to future.”
She mentioned their line wouldn’t be potential with out “hustle, tenacity, discovering inventive options, and genuinely caring about [their] prospects and aiming to supply the finest products to them.”
“I consider as a world collective, we now have a craving to return there. We attempt to do good and stick to those values it doesn’t matter what.”
You should purchase their products on Luna Nector’s web site. Their products are additionally offered worldwide in 150 shops together with Urban Outfitters, Hudson’s Bay, and Whole Foods.
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