Delight The Senses With Mindful Skincare

Summertime beauty is an olfactory delight. Our receptors have been working overtime testing some of the most delightful scents in skincare and body products. We all have the ability to re-call a special scent from long ago, it is as if it’s etched in our memory. These finds can last way beyond the summer. Make…

Talking With Jillian Wright, Indie Beauty Expo’s Co-Founder

Jillian Wright is the kind of fairy godmother clean beauty brand entrepreneurs needed. The idea for the Indie Beauty Expo was born out of necessity and came into fruition in order to fill a gap in the beauty industry. The expo has made its debut in 2015 and has shown no signs of slowing down….

5 Steps To Getting a Naturally Healthy Glow This Summer

Main Image: Liz Benn by John Rawlings Every summer I approach beauty with a new kind of fascination. Many think wintertime is the best time for adventurous beauty, but I believe summer is ideal for playing with your skincare and makeup. Whether it is trying on a brighter eyeshadow or daring to go completely makeup-free,…

6 Best Ways To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Dr. Perlmutter says: “sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 30 should be worn every day”. While this might not be breaking news, there are those who still neglect to follow this advice. The older I get the less time I spend in the sun. I find that the tan is not worth my precious skin….

How to Shop and Understand The Natural Beauty Market

Decoding the natural beauty space has become vital to our health. There is a reason natural beauty is having a moment. As consumers, younger generations with income to spare can be seen checking for ingredients and cruelty-free marks. While the emphasis on healthier beauty has been in the spotlight for some time now, millennials can…

11 Best Brands To Help You Make The Switch to Natural Makeup

While the idea of healthier beauty is a romantic one, switching to toxic-free makeup is not always an easy transition. Makeup lovers everywhere are used to their trusty brands and routines. Education about brand ingredients and practices is key. Whenever someone asks me what brand they should try, I tell them to start the process…

Affordable Art Fair: Where Contemporary Art Thrives

New York’s Affordable Art Fair holds a special place in my heart. It is one of the first art fairs I attended as a Fine Arts student. Engulfing myself into what the fair had to offer opened my eyes to a larger contemporary art community and creativity from around the world. The fair is known…

Best In Skincare, The Blooming Spring Edit

It is that time of the year again – East Coast girls leave their heavy creams behind, kicking up the sunscreen game and opting for lighter textures in their beauty repertoire. All of the sudden we see new possibilities, nature awakening and start the process of spring cleaning. To get my skin-spring ready, I consulted…

Talking Inner & Outer Beauty with Planted In Beauty Founders

The first time I met Lynne Florio and Renee Tavoularis we decided on a lunch at Divya’s Kitchen, an East Village vegan restaurant that serves Ayurvedic cuisine. I knew my philosophy on skincare matched up with their own as soon as they started a discussion on certifications. After years of working for a high-end skincare…