The second-ever product from the cult skin phenomenon that is Vintner’s Daughter is as wildly original as the first—and has the power to really multiply your results. The essence is made with water-soluble nutrients, whereas the serums are oil-soluble, so it delivers on different pathways into your skin—think of it as the yin to the bestselling serum’s yang. Made with thirty-plus active botanicals, each meticulously distilled from the whole plant over a five-week process to maintain potency, then blended with water-soluble vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, microalgae, gluconolactone, lactic acid, apple cider vinegar, and enzymes into a hydrating, toning, mildly exfoliating treatment for skin. It’s transformative on its own, but we’ve seen amazing changes in our skin—it works for every skin type—when we combine it in a routine with the Active Botanical Serum.
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PUSH / PAT METHOD OF APPLICATION
Apply Active Treatment Essence after cleansing. Add ⅓ of dropper or a silver dollar size amount to the palm of your hand and quickly apply to skin using the Push/ Pat Method. To amplify results, follow by applying Active Botanical Serum while the skin is still damp.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Malpighia Emarginata (Acerola) Fruit Extract, Moringa Oleifera Seed Extract, Althea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Leaf Extract, Ginkgo Biloba (Maidenhair Tree) Leaf Extract, Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion) Root Extract, Helichrysum Italicum (Curry Plant) Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Leaf Extract, Astragalus Membranaceus (Huáng Qí) Root Extract, Verbascum Thapsus (Mullein) Flower/Stem/Leaf Extract, Bacillus Ferment, Lactic acid, Arginine, Apple cider vinegar, Avena sativa (Oat) bran extract, Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Glycerin, Terminalia ferdinandiana (Kakadu plum) fruit extract, Cocos nucifera (Coconut) extract, Saccharide isomerate, Pyrus malus (Apple) fruit extract, Chlorella vulgaris (Microalgae) extract, Maltodextrin, Origanum majorana (Marjoram) leaf extract, Gluconolactone, Muriella aurantiaca (Microalgae) oil, Lecithin, Ruttnera lamellosa (Microalgae) oil, Watanabea reniformis oil, Sodium ascorbate, Sodium hyaluronate, Papain (Papaya enzyme), Bromelain, Argemone mexicana callus (Poppy) extract, Mirabilis jalapa callus (Four o'clock flower) extract, Polianthes tuberosa callus extract, Sodium phytate, Sodium hydroxide, Levulinic acid, Sodium levulinate, Sodium benzoate, Potassium sorbate, Alcohol
April Gargiulo’s foray into skin care started simply enough. She had been researching her favorite products and realized many of them were packed with ingredients that were potential health hazards (want to know more about clean beauty?). So the vintner—her family owns a winery in Napa Valley—started a side project: creating a supremely effective face oil with no harmful ingredients. It took two years to develop what would become an iconic product, a luscious face oil packed with 22 active botanicals that make a noticeable difference in your skin. (Gwyneth, makeup artists all over the world, and our beauty director, Jean Godfrey-June, are all huge fans.) In 2019, Gargiulo created a second product, a powerful treatment essence, which restores skin with water-soluble nutrients—the yin to the serum’s yang—and now, at last, there’s a third. It’s a foaming, pH-balancing cream cleanser that brightens and treats any skin type to the brand’s proprietary complex (it’s distilled from whole plants over a weeks-long process for max potency). Used together in a routine, the trio works to transform skin, no matter your skin type.