Barneys New York ‘The Window’ asked me…

October 12, 2013

…for my earliest makeup memory, how I define beauty, what they’d find me wearing in the morning if I were accidentally locked in Barneys for the night, & lots more. What an honor to be featured on Barneys.com!

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Alexis Smart Flower Remedies

August 18, 2013

I don’t know why I was so drawn to these little blue bottles. After meeting the woman who mixes up what’s inside, and sampling all that they have to offer, I’m definitely glad that I allowed my curiosity to overtake me. What the heck are they? More about Alexis Smart and her flower remedy formulas inside…

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If you’re looking for me, I’ll be at Enfleurage, learning to blend essential oils into beauty products. Wanna come?

June 25, 2012

I love this tiny shop, packed with dried plant parts & clays, essential & carrier oils (what’re those? you ask), & lots of know-how from the staff.

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VOGUE.com features my guide to going green for Spring!

April 19, 2012

I couldn’t be happier to share this with you!

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I’ve eaten coconut oil every day for the past 3 years and haven’t had a cold or the flu once.

April 1, 2012

As a makeup artist, I’m constantly in everyone’s face. I swear by daily use (in your body and on your body!) of this amazingly healing stuff. Read on for why and how to incorporate it into your life!

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It’s about time you love yourself. I mean it!

March 19, 2012

What does me forcefully telling you to love yourself have to do with this candle sitting on the table beside my couch? Read on to find out!

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My current bedside table must-haves.

March 8, 2012

I can’t go to sleep these days without this trifecta of pre-slumber perfection: Dr Hauschka body treatments in Lemon Lemongrass Lotion & Rose Body Oil, Weleda Skinfood on my hands and feet, and Tata Harper Aromatic Bedtime Treatment. I’m so excited to get ready for bed, just thinking about how delicious it all is…

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Honey Cappings? Yes Please!

February 21, 2012

Why am I including a post about honey in a beauty blog? I can remember my mom always serving challah bread and honey on the Jewish New Year, to symbolically sweeten the 12 months ahead, and she shared with me one of her favorite house warming gifts:

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