Vert Beauty Blog

Camping Faves: What We Bring With Us & Where We Camp
Okay, we can finally say it: it’s SUMMER. It’s CAMPING SEASON. The road trips are planned. Here in Denver, the weather forecast has plunged us deep into a solid streak of 90+ degree weather, and we’re planning to get out...
4th of July Sale: A What-To-Get Roundup
Somehow, we’ve found ourselves in what feels like the heart of the summer. At Vert, we tend to adjust our routines based on our skin needs of the moment—and when it’s hot and dry like it is here in Colorado...
Hero Ingredient: Retinol
Every month, we’ll talk about individual skincare ingredients, the hardworking heroes of our most beloved formulations and rituals. Introducing our first hero feature: retinol!  FIRST, A PRIMER In 1971, a dermatologist discovered Tretinoin (or, Retinoic Acid) for the treatment of...
Founder Stories: Ilia
We asked Sarah Rose, Director of Education at ILIA, to give us the lowdown on natural, luminous everyday makeup—a hallmark of the brand’s philosophy and aesthetic.  If you’re curious about how to achieve a dewy, radiant glow, Sarah shares her...
Father's Day: Where To Start with Skincare
At the shop, we’re always fielding questions about where to start with a skincare routine. With Father’s Day right around the corner—it’s Sunday, June 20th, people!—it’s a good time for a refresh on men’s skincare routines and gender-neutral, must-have basics...
World Ocean & World Environment Day
One major factor of our product assessment—how we determine what brands we work with, and what makes it to the shelves of our shop—is how brands address earth-friendly packaging, practices, and formulations.  Sometimes, we see this in packaging materials, recycling,...
Always & Forever SPFs
At Vert, we always wear sunscreen, every day, every season. Come rain, cloud cover, or sunny days, these clean, reef-safe SPFs are our most-loved, and will be tried-and-true additions to your daily suncare routine.  When we research and source sun...
Memorial Day Sale
Memorial Day weekend is almost here, and we’re celebrating the beginning of summer with a sale from May 27th-31st: in-store or online, we’re offering 20 percent off some of our favorite beauty brands, plus free shipping on purchases of $150...
Green Beauty: Why It's Important
When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, what you put on your body is just as important as what you eat and how you take care of yourself: as the largest organ of the human body, skin is porous,...
Beauty Concerns: It's Not Just Skin-Deep!
Did you know, that the skin is our largest organ of elimination? Similar to the kidneys and liver, the skin is a major detox organ. While it may not seem so obvious, we do seem to know this intrinsically -...
2021's Best Mother's Day Gifts: Gift Boxes For Every Mom!
We are so excited to release our Mother's Day Gift Boxes, available now at Vert Beauty. Each box is a collection of Vert’s most coveted and recommended products for mamas, and an excellent introduction to brands, best-sellers, and cult-classics you...
Recycle Your Empties at Vert with Terracycle
As Earth Day approaches, we’re thinking about ways to reduce our footprint and rethink our relationship to repurposing and recycling. Have you ever wondered where your empty product containers go when you toss them? Unfortunately, just because something has a...
Take These Simple Steps To Spring Clean Your Beauty Routine
  It’s spring! We’re flinging the windows open and letting all that good fresh air and sunshine in. With this change of season, there’s a newfound energy and urge-to-purge that can be extended to cleaning up our beauty routines: there’s...
Women in Green Beauty: Spotlight on Marie-Veronique Nadeau
Every month, we’ll highlight one of the most-admired women in green beauty, a visionary in her field: this month, we honor Marie Veronique Nadeau of Marie Veronique. We love Marie Veronique for her innovative formulations and her marriage of plant...
Making The Switch To Clean Beauty With Our Favorite Products
With so many beautiful and super-effective clean products available, it’s easier than ever to switch from conventional go-tos to a healthy routine packed with safe, glow-getting super ingredients. These are the Vert team’s it’s-totally-worth-it beauty and makeup swap favorites, whether...
Add These Winter Bathing Rituals To Your Self Care Routine
In the doldrums of winter, we like to soothe tension, lift our spirits, and relax into the ritual of a steaming bath. We love making time for a bath for these reasons—and even more so because of the endless possibilities...
Our Must Haves For Cold Weather Radiance
  The winter months often mean cold air, a plummet in humidity, and heating on full blast, no matter where you live. These harsh conditions can wreak quiet havoc on your skin—and if you’re here with us in Colorado, dry,...
What's Your Favorite? Vert Team Product Spotlight - December
At Vert, we are so lucky to be able to test, obsess over, and experiment with the best in green, clean beauty—and in an industry brimming with skincare innovators and makeup luminaries, this means there’s a steady, ever-present current of...
How to Get a Glowy Holiday Look Using All-Natural Makeup
One of our very own VERT Beauty estheticians, Lily Krutikova, recently posted about 20 Green Beauty Must-Haves for Holiday Photos and Parties to help guide your Christmas lists! She decided to use many of these products on herself to create a glowy holiday look using some all-natural products.
Our Green Beauty Experts' Must-Have Winter Skin Essentials
The not-so-great part about winter is that with harsh weather conditions ranging from cold and windy and dry to even drier, our skin is in for quite a shock. It is common to experience redness, dryness, and inflammation during the colder months. Have no fear, we’ve rounded up our top 4 winter skincare must-haves to keep your skin radiant all winter long.
The Difference Between Facial Rollers and Gua Sha Tools
Whether you choose a jade roller or a gua sha tool for your facial massage/lymphatic drainage routine, find the crystal that most speaks to you, slow down and give your skin some love with this step towards an elevated skincare routine.