My love of cinnamon isn’t limited to the Fall and Winter seasons though now is the time that I like to put cinnamon sticks in a pan of water and let them simmer on the stove, infusing the whole house with a wonderful scent. I also like to sprinkle cinnamon into my morning oatmeal, add it to homemade cookies and I’ve even been known to enjoy a whiff or two straight out of the spice jar. There’s just something about cinnamon that I can’t get enough of…and apparently I’m not alone.
“While I love a dash of cinnamon in my chai tea latte, this spice is also a wonderful beauty ingredient,” says Indie Lee, founder of an eponymous all-natural skincare line. “It brings blood to the surface of
The ‘go green’ movement has swept through most industries, and cosmetics and skin care are no exception, but some ‘green’ products may be greenwashed instead, says Kathryn Murray Dickinson of AILLEA, a new curated e-tailer site that makes it easier for us all to be green.
“Green washing is what happens when companies use sleight of hand to make you think a product is clean and green when it’s not,” she says. Perhaps it’s pretty packaging with tree leaves for decoration or the free use of words like ‘organic’, ‘natural or ‘pure botanical,’ she says. There’s no legal definition of ‘natural’ or “organic” and the US Food and Drug Administration doesn’t re
In conjunction with The Makeup Show NYC, makeup artist Jeffrey Paul will be conducting a one-day workshop where mind/body wellness, skin health, red carpet how-to’s and beauty business strategies meet.
360º Beauty NYC: The Beauty Revolution will take place on Saturday, May 12 and includes an evening cocktail party for participants. Indie Lee, creator of Indie Lee All Natural Beauty Products, will host the workshop.
Registration is open now. Tickets range from $125 to $175. For registration information, go to www.360beautyrevolution.com.