the journal

For generations, my family has delved deeply into the art and science of skincare. Having devoted my life to this vast field of study, I have discovered fascinating insights into beauty and wellness. I am ever learning and researching and have, over the years, gleaned a certain knowledge on how to achieve radiant, glowing skin. With this blog, I endeavor to share some of that wisdom and experience. I hope that you will find our Journal posts as informative and enjoyable to read as they are to write.

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Paris, Je T’aime

Founders

Paris, Je T’aime

As the former family owner of the iconic American skincare brand Kiehl’s, I am often asked about the French inspiration behind Retrouvé.

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Marbrerie d’Art Caudron

Art

Marbrerie d’Art Caudron

When tasked with creating a display unit to house our products within the cosmetic departments of our retail partners, we turned to Marbrerie d’Art Caudron, a premiere marble atelier in the city of Montreuil Sous Bois in France.

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The Science Behind the Bottle

Science

The Science Behind the Bottle

There was a time long ago when I cared very little about bottles and containers as part of the process of product development.

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White Tea: The Ancient Plant That Can Help To Make You Look Younger

Product Spotlight

White Tea: The Ancient Plant That Can Help To Make You Look Younger

Legend has it that around 5000 years ago, the Chinese emperor Shen Nung was travelling in the countryside when he stopped for a drink beside a river.

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Mother Nature and the Changing Hue of Our Nutrient Face Serum

Product Spotlight

Mother Nature and the Changing Hue of Our Nutrient Face Serum

Have you noticed that our Nutrient Face Serum is a bit lighter in color than it has been in the past?

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Are Retrouvé Products Clean?

Product Spotlight

Are Retrouvé Products Clean?

We are often asked if we use the much buzzed-about term “clean” to describe our skincare products.

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Ethical and Sustainable: Sourcing Ingredients

Ingredients

Ethical and Sustainable: Sourcing Ingredients

No detail has been overlooked in the creation of Retrouvé – it was brand co-founders Jami and Klaus Heidegger’s vision to marry art and science beautifully to provide for a supremely elegant and unparalleled skincare experience.

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Retrouvé’s Gender-Free Skincare

Founders

Retrouvé’s Gender-Free Skincare

I am frequently asked if men can use our products, and my answer is always a resounding “Yes, of course!”

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My Grandfather, Larry Aldrich, The Great Art Collector

Founders

My Grandfather, Larry Aldrich, The Great Art Collector

From a very young age, both of my parents instilled in me a <i>deep appreciation</i> and love for the arts, which had been fostered in them similarly by their parents.

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Ingredient Spotlight: The Power of Vitamin C

Ingredients

Ingredient Spotlight: The Power of Vitamin C

The distinct multi-purpose nature of Vitamin C makes this antioxidant a miraculous ingredient for the skin.

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Dry Skin? Try a Water-Free Formulation

Product Spotlight

Dry Skin? Try a Water-Free Formulation

Take a look at ingredient listings the next time you are shopping for skincare, and you will notice that “water/aqua” is usually listed at the top of the ingredient list for most skincare products.

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This Moisturizer is Clinically Proven to Enhance Brightness and Hydration

Product Spotlight

This Moisturizer is Clinically Proven to Enhance Brightness and Hydration

Our bestselling Intensive Replenishing is packed with a powerful proprietary blend of potent and effective ingredients such as Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Squalane, Pomegranate, and Niacinamide to moisturize, nourish, and enhance the skin’s appearance.

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Ingredient Spotlight: Niacinamide

Ingredients

Ingredient Spotlight: Niacinamide

At Retrouvé, we infuse our celebrated formulations with highly efficacious ingredients that are scientifically identified for their ability to nourish dryness and revitalize the skin.

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Vegan-Certified: Four Retrouvé Favorites

Product Spotlight

Vegan-Certified: Four Retrouvé Favorites

We are delighted to share that four of our products have now been certified vegan by Biorius, and we are working to incorporate more vegan products in our line.

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Spotlight on Luminous Cleansing Elixir

Product Spotlight

Spotlight on Luminous Cleansing Elixir

Extensive care went into developing Luminous Cleansing Elixir’s highly unique texture to brand founder Jami Heidegger’s exacting standards.

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