Faced with the overwhelming stress of the holidays, and the tendency to overindulge, most of us need more than old-fashioned willpower to sail through December without some missteps. Couple the season’s abundant food temptations with your genetic makeup, and it can be a perfect storm to go off the rails from Halloween to New Year’s.
Enter Arivale, the cutting edge science-based wellness program that uses genetic and clinical data to help you optimize heart health, weight loss, nutrition, healthy aging, stress management and more. Basically, you take a selfie from the inside to understand your genetic makeup, test 80+ clinical markers, and then they connect you with one of their awesome
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Lancome announced that the newest Makeup Creative Director – Lisa Eldridge, the internationally acclaimed makeup artist who is known to work with A-list stars such as Kate Winslet, Katy Perry, Keira Knightley, Emma Watson, Eva Green, Cameron Diaz, Amanda Seyfried, Kate Moss, Helena Christensen, Cate Blanchet, Demi Moore and Salma Hayek. Having lived and worked in Paris, New York and LA, Lisa is now based in London.
“I can’t wait to start creating new collections, shades and products,” says Lisa. In this new role, Lisa will create products and collections for Lancôme. She will also craft application gesture techniques and tutorials designed to make women’s lives easier and show them how t
Photo Credit: Mario Kimball with his wife Takako
Living in Japan and learning about the traditional Japanese healthy and conscious lifestyle inspired Mario Kimball to create Valia Skincare, a brand that combines natural topical ingredients and supplements to promote beauty. The line’s premise is that skincare is not just about what you put on your skin, it’s about living your best life. Valia products use alternative ingredients like enzymes and minimal chemical agents to reduce their environmental impact. Here, Mario tells Beauty in the Bag about his experience in Japan and his product philosophy.
The origin of Valia has a very interesting story beginning with you living in Japan. Where are you originally f