natural beauty buff | april gargiulo, vintner’s daughter

You wouldn’t expect the woman behind a one-product skincare line to have an overflowing arsenal of potions, oils and serums — and you shouldn’t.

April Gargiulo, founder of California-based Vintner’s Daughter and its famed Active Botanical Serum, instead approaches beauty with a focus on internal health and wellness.

april gargiulo's favorite products

April’s picks reflect a larger movement of starting with beauty from the inside out — a trend across the beauty industry — and a growing way of life for the beauty-obsessed on the coasts and here in the middle.

That’s not to say you won’t find a few cult-status topicals in her favorites. Hello, Living Luminizer!

But, you will find more gadgets and tools that help with whole-body exfoliation and lymphatic drainage, as well as teas and supplements that cleanse and beautify the body from within.

*Indicates product I also use and love

april gargiulo's favorite products

April Gargiulo’s Favorite Health & Beauty Products

*RMS Living Luminizer

“This product has earned cult status for a reason. It is barely perceptible, but gives you the perfect brightness anywhere you need it.”

Catalyst Gold Supplements

“I quit refined sugar this summer, and I am convinced that these made all the difference.”

*Maca

“This is the super-est of superfoods and can be added to so many things.”

In Fiore Body Balm

“There are so many versions, and I love them all.”

Pilates ProWorks

“This workout is unlike anything else and for me was a complete body game changer.”

Leaves and Flowers Teas

“These are beautifully crafted teas that nourish and hydrate in the most delicious way.”

Ice Roller

“This is a crazy contraption I bought on Amazon, but I love it. It feels amazing on your skin and takes away A.M. puffiness in a flash.”

*Dry Brush

“I love the ritual of dry brushing for detoxifying the lymphatic system. This brush by Mio is really nice.”


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