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American Made Series: Hollybeth Organics

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In our search for American Made beauty products, we came across Hollybeth Organics, a charming line of natural, organic and made in the USA face and body care full of southern charm and comfort. We snagged a few minutes of founder Hollybeth Anderson’s time to share her story. Tell us a little about what drove [...]

Tastemaker: Get to Know Josie Maran—Better

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Spending a whole morning with a former Sports Illustrated swimsuit model is enough to make anyone swear off fats (and food) for the rest of their days, but a few hours with Josie Maran had the complete opposite effect. Instead we left, preaching the beauty gospel of good fats like argan oil, and wishing we [...]

Beauty Bag Essentials for Labor Day Weekend (and Beyond)

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Before you shake the sand out of your beach tote for the last time, there’s still one more (official) weekend of summer revelry to be had. So make this a great one, with our newest beauty products (aka “the keepers”) that have earned a permanent place in our weekend bag. Restorsea Reviving Cleanser:  As tough [...]

Links We Love This Week

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The weekend has arrived! We plan to spend ours outdoors, lazing around in the sunshine with a good book. Check out a few of our favorite links this week… A decadent combination: strawberry hand pies with chocolate hazelnut ice cream. Would you believe they’re vegan?! Give your fridge some personality with D.I.Y. gold polka dots. Gorgeous, [...]

10 Well Traveled Natural Beauty Picks

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Aysia Wright, founder of Goodebox (one of our favorite sources for discovering new natural beauty products) recently gave us her go-to travel items. Here’s what she had to say: With airlines nickeling and diming for everything from peanuts to seat space, every ounce counts, even when it comes to the contents of your beauty bag.  [...]

Braid Crazy

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From the catwalk to the sidewalk, braids are everywhere this summer. Just scroll through Pinterest for half a minute and you’re sure to see several. This trend has birthed a whole new business at salons around the country: the braid bar. Like the blow dry bars also cropping up across the country, these are yet [...]

Expert Tips: Brow Shaping How-To

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There are those who believe that a well-arched brow is akin to a facelift; and they’re not so wrong about that. Think about it: As we age, gravity becomes one of our greatest foes. Everything just droops. So we try to create illusions to draw the eye upward, and that’s the effect that’s created with [...]

American Made Series: Shamanuti

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We caught up with Beth Hopkins, founder of Shamanuti, a natural skin care line that we just can’t get enough of this summer. Here’s what Beth had to say about getting in touch with your roots (literally) and turning your passion into a successful business:   Tell us a little about Shamanuti? Why did you [...]

Lip Smacking

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So instead of writing my blog post, I’m sitting here eating the chocolate-covered blueberries that the PR gals at Burt’s Bees were kind enough to send over—a tie-in to the new Burt’s Bees Revitalizing Lip Balm with Blueberry and Dark Chocolate that will be on shelves in July. First a disclaimer: I’m a big fan [...]

American Made Series: Hollow & Ridge

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We caught up with Issa Dixon, owner of the essential oil company Hollow & Ridge, and here’s what she had to say about making, mixing and turning a passion into a business: Tell us a little about Hollow & Ridge? Why did you start it? Was there a need that you saw in the market, are you following a personal [...]