JORD: Eco-Luxe Meets Modern Minimalism

These timepieces are striking yet simple. In a sea of watches, you are guaranteed to find nothing else like it alongside it’s metal or leather counterparts. Beyond it’s distinctive looks, the sourcing of the materials for JORD timepieces makes it unique; the wood is sourced from fallen trees or furniture scraps making it an environmentally […]

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Transform Your Wardrobe with Encircled

  Mindful. That’s not a word that often pops into people’s minds when it comes to their clothing, but it should be, and Encircled is working to make that a reality.   Born in Canada, Encircled is the brainchild of Kristi Soomer who dreamt up the brand in her kitchen after jetsetting over 100,000 miles […]

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Alima Pure Haul: foundation, bronzer, lipstick, pressed eyeshadow

  Glossy black packaging. Minimalist ingredients. And a whole lotta color payoff. That’s what you can expect from Alima Pure. This sleek brand believes in inspiring a woman’s confidence by using the purest ingredients in their cosmetics. Can we also take a moment to appreciate that they are a certified B-Corp, have a neutral carbon […]

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Tiila Abbit: Founder/Creator of Aether Beauty

I arrive at Ritual Coffee in the trendy Mission District of San Francisco. Tiila (pronounced Tyla) walks in and warmly offers a hand and a smile. I am instantly taken aback by her cool girl swagger – she is everything you’d picture the creator of Aether Beauty to be. Tall, perfectly tousled hair, and a […]

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RootPretty Beauty Haul

RootPretty is an entirely new-to-me brand! Until recently, I hadn’t even heard of it, so I was excited to give them a try based on what I had seen! Bold shadows-check. Dark and supposedly budge-proof liquid liner-check. Long, defined lashes-checkcheckcheck. I’ve had yet to find a natural liquid liner that impressed me (honestly? any true […]

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Sooth Sayer & Rose Renewal+Frankincense

As promised, here’s an update to these two skincare treats! I’m in Texas for almost a week and when I travel, I pack light; I despise checking bags. So to aid in my minimalist packing, I packed two of my samples from Living Libations that I’ve been holding on to for just this sort of […]

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Honey Myrtle Hair Mask

One of the first completely all natural hair care products I ever used was the Honey Myrtle Hair Mask by Living Libations*. To this day, I am still a loyal devotee having gone through several tubs! My hair is on the finer side, which leaves it easily weighed down with the wrong products; but it’s […]

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Tata Harper Cream Blush

When I first started wearing makeup, I used drugstore powder blush. I’ve never been shy with cheek color, as I’m usually very pale and like a rosy glow; it’s an easy way to brighten up my whole face! Over the years, I’ve started using more cream blushes. Why? Easy application and a hydrating, glowy finish. […]

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Ellis Brooklyn Myth Perfume

Ellis Brooklyn Myth*: my newest obsession. Why hadn’t I ever seen or heard of this brand before??? The full-sized bottles were elegant; the gold lettering jumping off the matte black label, a heavy-looking black cap adorning the top. A quick scan of the page led me to the name Bee Shapiro, the creator of Ellis […]

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