“When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.”― Alexander Graham Bell This site is officially closed! All future blog posts will be found on The Hub of Clean Living. See you there! Save Save Save Continue reading The Hub of Clean Living is LIVE!
When Munemi Imai, the lovely founder of MUN asked me to try No. 1 Aknari Brightening Youth Serum for summer, I couldn’t understand why. I honestly thought it would be a little too oily for my skin during the hotter months. Sure, a dense lipid layer is exactly what my skin demands in winter, but from June to August, I figured that my face … Continue reading Why this serum surprised me as a summer favorite
It should come as no surprise that within hours of launching a groundbreaking new pollution-busting collection—aptly named atmosphériques—de Mamiel sold out of one of the products. When I sat down with the brilliant Annee de Mamiel, esthetician, acupuncturist, and founder of the eponymous de Mamiel Skincare, at the Axis show in NYC last February, she handed me a little package of the two glass bottles … Continue reading How de Mamiel dominated urban skincare…in a day
I remember when Kari Gran launched in 2012 as “the little black dress of eco skin care.” I thought the tagline suited the brand to a tee. The capsule skin care collection included a cleansing oil, toning mist, and serum bearing a minimalist, uber-chic design and on point luxury blends that quickly earned the label cult status. In keeping with the clean, anhydrous formulas, … Continue reading Oh Em Gee! Kari Gran’s latest launch just blew the lid off sun protection
After trying everything from Proactiv to Accutane, Supadra Geronimo started using whole, natural plant food from her native Thailand to heal her pervasive acne and scarring. They restored the health of her skin so quickly that she founded her skin care line—Siam SEAS—on those same ingredients. Now a thriving, woman-owned business, Siam SEAS sources those ingredients from her homeland, giving much-needed jobs to people in … Continue reading 12 highly-effective skin clearing ingredients you need to know about now