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Founder Andrea Dinnick took on the challenge of developing a plant-based skincare line that provided excellent benefits with mood-boosting qualities. She did extensive research around the world to find the right ingredients and her quest introduced her to prickly pear seed oil as a key ingredient. In case you didnt know, it has some of the highest antioxidants, tocopherols (vitamin E) and fatty acids out of any plant oil and its history was long and rich. Andrea wanted to create products that duplicate the feeling you get after meditation or a great yoga class when the alpha waves are active in your brain. Along with her talent designer sister Sarah Dinnick, DESAVERY was born.
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Summer is always a challenge. Heat, humidity, sweating, breezes make it harder to maintain your polished look year round. This year, I have two hero products at the ready. Oribe Impermeable Anti Humidity Spray ($42) During the hot, hazy, humid days of July-August, Oribe is a lifesaver. Spray it on in the AM to save your do. I use the mini size to throw in my bag and to travel with. Smells beautiful and luxurious, and it actually does help keep frizz at bay. Tom Ford Soleil Contouring Compact – Nude Glow ($110) I am fair and never get any sun (well, not deliberately). Tom Ford Nude Glow is perfe
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All skincare products are not created equal—and using the right ones for your unique challenges and concerns can make a big difference in the overall health and appearance of your skin. Yet with so many ingredients and formulas to choose from, it can be tricky to know where to start.
Lucky for you, we’ve done the legwork. Here are six key ingredients and how to start using them right now.
As we age, our skin begins to lose collagen, which is responsible for a smooth, taut, youthful appearance. Similar to how a grape becomes a raisin, this collagen loss leads to lines, wrinkles and creases. The best line of defense: Vitamin A (the main component of over-the-counter retinols a
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From botanical-infused sheet masks to facial serums, BB creams and beauty waters, K Beauty is all the rage in skincare today – and what started in Korea is quickly finding its way to our shore.
The newest entry into this growth category – Mamonde, owned by Amore Pacific, celebrated their launch by creating a pop-up version of famed Mamonde garden, located just outside of Seoul, right in New York’s Soho.
Delicate floral scents mixed with the unseasonably Spring air and wafted through Canal street and up toward Lispenard Street as members of the media and the general public traversed through the garden and almost immediately transcended.
Flower carts, vines and a floral swing fram