Frequently Asked Questions
I have really sensitive skin, can I still use Whish Facial Skincare with Bakuchiol?
Absolutely! If you have sensitive skin, this is the skincare for you! Even though our skincare contains a natural-like retinol, Bakuchiol- it is designed for all skin types! It will help minimize the appearance of discoloration, texture, improve fine lines and wrinkles and create a more youthful glow for skin!
What are the exfoliants used in the Mud Mask?
The Whish Mud Mask contains both chemical and physical exfoliants. We use papaya and pineapple extract for chemical exfoliation, and kaolin, bentonite and montmorillionite clay for physical exfoliation. Due to the combination of both chemical and physical, our Mud Mask will leave your skin super soft, minimize texture, discoloration and create more youthful appearance.
How long should I leave on Mud Mask?
Whish recommends leaving on for 15 seconds to 30 seconds when you first begin using. Eventually you want to work up to 2 minute for normal skin, or remain at 30 seconds for sensitive skin.
The Revitalizing Cleansing Oil is made up of oils, however, the consistency of the cleanser is gel based. Why is that?
Our Cleansing Oil is a gel based product derived from sugar chemistry, and contains 5 different oils that gently wash away dirt, bacteria and daily buildup. It is ideal for all skin types!
How do I use the Revitalizing Cleanser?
Apply 2 pumps into fingertips, and gently massage over dry skin or makeup. Once you've applied to your entire face, wash away cleanser with water. The water will break down the oils, leave the skin feeling hydrated and replenished.
I have oily skin, should I still use Restoring Face Oil?
We definitely think so! Usually, if you have oily skin, it's because the skin is compensating for a lack of hydration in the skin. This is why your oil glands will go into over drive! By using the Restoring Face Oil daily it will balance the oil production, leaving a nice youthful glow!
I noticed that you use a lot of organic nut oils in your skincare, and I have a nut allergy? Can I use your products?
We always recommend that you consult with your doctor before using any products that may contain an ingredient that your allergic too.
Is your Facial Skincare Collection safe for pregnancy?
It is safe to use the Facial Skincare Collection while pregnant, however, if you have any questions or concerns we recommend you consult with your doctor.
What's the biggest difference between your day cream and night cream?
The biggest difference between our moisturizers is that the Night cream has 2% of Bakuchiol, and our Day cream has 0.5% of Bakuchiol. Our Day cream also has an ingredient called Cupuacu seed butter. This is a natural SPF, that will deliver the equivalent of an SPF 12.
What are the main hydration factors in the Day Cream and Night Cream?
Both contain shea butter and hyaluronic acid. However, we also added an ingredient called Pentavitin. Pentavitin is derived from the stem cells within their cellular walls. This will provide hydration to the skin for up to 72 hours after only 1 use! Both of these creams are great for all skin types, and deliver the best results when used together!
What are the main benefits from using Repairing Eye Serum?
We call our Eye serum the triple threat! It addresses the 3 biggest complaints we hear from customers, which are minimizing dark circles, puffiness and fine lines and wrinkles. Our Repairing Eye Serum contains and ingredient called Regu-age that is peptide blend of rice and soybean. It helps lift and repair the cellular structure of the skin to create better blood flow, which helps eliminate the dark circles. It also contains 90% organic Aloe to reduce puffiness, and 0.5% bakuchiol to help minimize appearance of fine lines and wrinkle
Self Tan & Glow
Will your Self Tanner make me look orange?
No! Our Self Tanner has a natural DHA complex (sugar that interacts with amino acids in the top layer of skin) derived from Sugar beets that will balance to your pH level, making you appear as dark as you would in natural sunlight.
Does your Self Tanner smell or leave streaks?
No! Our Self Tanner has the same base as our body butter, so it goes on smoothly and evenly. Our Self Tanner is not your typical Self Tanner in the fact that it is also your daily moisturizer. If you use our Self tanner on a daily basis, you won't necessarily need to use another moisturizer for the body. It also has a coconut milk base to it, so you don't have that typical “self tanner” scent from using it. Instead, you'll leave behind a faint smell of coconuts!
I love how this makes my skin glow! Is this designed for body only, or can I use on my face?
You can absolutely use this on your face! The CC Body Cream will actually work has a primer, not only enhancing your makeup, but also making it last longer throughout the day!
Does the CC Body Cream do more than leave a nice glow to your skin?
YES! The CC Body Cream is a fan favorite not only because of the gold flecks we put in it to give the skin a nice glow, but it also hydrates and minimizes the appearance of any hyper-pigmentation. The CC Body Cream contains natural brighteners called Beta-Glucan and Giga-white that will help minimize the appearance of any skin discoloration.
Firming and Anti Aging
What's the difference between Shave Cream with Vitamin K, and Shave Crave?
The biggest difference is the fact that it contains Vitamin K. This will help minimize the appearance of varicose veins and brighten and improve your skin's overall appearance.
Does this do more and firm and hydrate the skin?
It sure does! Our Firming Body Cream will not only lift and tighten the skin, but it will also help eliminate any discoloration your skin has whether it be stretch marks, scarring, sun damage or age spots! It contains an ingredient called Rice peptides and Vitamin C that help brighten skin, as well as gotu kola, a perennial plant from Asia that reduces inflammation in skin!
I'm looking for a hand cream that will not only moisturize, but help treat the discoloration on my hands?
Definitely! We find very often that most hand creams only moisturize the skin. Our Whish Hand Remedy not only hydrates the skin, but it also brightens the skin. We have a natural blend of AHA's, as well as natural brighteners, giga white and beta-glucan. These help to minimize appearance of age spots and sun damage that are frequently found on the back of hands, since this is the second place where you'll show signs of aging the fastest.
What are all the benefits of the Neck & Décolleté Firming Complex?
Our Neck & Décolleté Firming Complex not only helps lift, tighten and tone the skin, but it also brightens it with the natural blend of the rice milk peptides. This formulation will help also reduce the appearance of not only fine lines and wrinkles, but deep wrinkles as well. This gentle formulation is ideal for any skin type!
How often can I use my Sugar Scrub?
Our Sugar Scrub formulation is so gentle that it can be used DAILY! We have many customers that have psoriasis, eczema and rosacea that use our Sugar Scrub! The base of our scrub contains organic Aloe, raspberry, and shea butter. It also has brown sugar, organic sugar cane, and a natural blend of AHA's. This will help ‘scrub' away those dead skin cell layers, so your body butter and oils are able to penetrate deeper into the skin, and work more effectively.
How much sugar scrub should I use?
It's really a matter of preference, but less is more! For example, we recommend a dime size amount when exfoliating both arms.
Since your products are sulfate free, what creates the frothiness in your body wash?
We use a unique combination of wheat, corn and sugar to create that ‘bubbly' effect! We've also added marigold extract in addition to organic aloe, so our wash will help eliminate inflammation in the skin as well over time too. The base of our Body wash is organic aloe, raspberry, and shea butter, so it will leave your skin feeling nice and hydrated after each wash!
Can this be used for more than body wash?
Yes! Whish Body Wash can be used for bubble baths and shampoo as well! This is a very effective and multi purpose product.
I normally use body butter or lotions, will I still get the same hydrating benefits from an oil?
You will definitely get hydration from using an oil! It's really a matter of preference of what you prefer! Our Restoring Oil is a dry oil, so it penetrates the skin quickly and does not leave any greasy residue behind. We've also added an ingredient called Rice Bran oil, which actually improves the efficacy of your sunscreen so that is works more effectively.
I want to make my skin have a ‘natural glow.' What product would you recommend to help achieve this?
Restoring Body Oil! This little gem contains Sunflower and Sesame Seed oil which help promote that more natural and youthful glow! Our Body Oil is clinically tested to improve your skin's luminosity by 60% over a 3 week period! You can use for hair, body and cuticles!
We all know how to shave. But what are the secrets to a really smooth shave?
1. Exfoliate before you shave. This will remove any dead skin that can prevent a close shave and help raise
2. Use a shaving cream that creates a great barrier between the skin and the blade to avoid scrapes, cuts, and dryness.
3. Shave first with the grain. If you still feel some stubble, shave again against the grain.
Why does Shave Crave work better than the stuff I buy at the store?
Shaving cream from the store contains propane and alcohol, so instead of softening, it's actually sucking all the moisture out of your skin. Shave crave uses gentle ingredients wherever possible like organic shea butter and natural squalene to deliver an incredibly moisturizing, deliciously lush shave experience.
Why is shave crave better than soap?
Soap creates a very thin foam that may be cleansing your skin, but is in no way moisturizing. Shave crave is made from mild glycerin soap and essential oils that act as a barrier between the razor and your skin protecting it from razor burn while naturally moisturizing naturally.
What works better waxing, shaving, or laser?
It depends on your skin type, and how much time and money you're willing to invest. They can all have great results, however, some skin types simply do not respond well to wax or laser.
What is an ingrown hair?
An ingrown hair is one that curls back into the skin creating a painful and unsightly bump.
What do I do about ingrown hairs?
If you wax or laser, make sure to use a post-treatment like Flawless Ingrown Hair Serum to help keep bumps and ingrown hairs from forming. If you shave, we suggest a dense shaving cream like Shave Crave which helps the blade glide smoothly while protecting the skin from nicks and cuts. It also helps to change your blade often and to spot treat any areas that may be prone to bumps with Flawless.
How does Flawless Ingrown Hair Serum work?
Our Flawless Ingrown Hair Serum works by cleaning the pore, weakening the hair follicle, and soothing and smoothing red and irritated skin.
I'm pregnant. Can I use Flawless?
Flawless Ingrown Hair Serum contains willow bark extract - a natural source of salicylic acid that is similar to aspirin. We recommend that you ask your doctor.
What's the fuss about parabens?
Parabens are a preservative widely used in cosmetics and personal care formulations. There have been some studies linking prolonged exposure to some cancers, so Whish does not use them.
What about sodium lauryl sulfate?
Sodium lauryl sulfate is a detergent additive used to cause foaming. It's harsh and drying and is the key ingredient in items like car wash detergent, tub cleaners, and oven cleaners. Because of its foaming properties, sodium lauryl sulfate is also used in many personal care products. Similar to parabens, there have been studies linking prolonged exposure to some cancers, so Whish does not use it.
Are your product bottles made of glass?
I don't want glass in my shower or bath area. We don't want glass in your bath or shower area either. All Whish products are packaged in a thick, clear, plastic which gives the beautiful look of glass but will not break or crack.
Why use an aftershave?
Men have been using aftershave for many years for very good reasons and women should too! We devloped our Shave Savour to seal in moisture and soothe any minor skin irritations after shaving, waxing or laser.
What is the difference between Shave Savour and Flawless?
Both Shave Savour and Flawless inhibit hair regrowth. The key difference is that Flawless is a spot treatment for lip, brow, bikini, and underarm that thins and weakens the hair follicle thereby reducing the likelihood of an ingrown hair. Shave Savour is a whole body treatment that will noticeably reduce hair density and regrowth while also providing replenishing moisture.
What razor should I use?
We suggest the Schick Quattro for women.
How often should I change my blade?
We recommend changing your blade every three uses.