Photo Credit: beautyinthebag.com
Simplicity is beautiful, and that is exactly what Jennifer White had in mind when designing her natural beauty brand, One Over One. Created with a minimalist mindset, One Over One products are carefully crafted with natural and often organic ingredients; products are clean, simple, and designed to complement the effortless beauty of your everyday life.
BITB spoke with Jennifer about her inspiration behind the brand and what products she uses to keep her skin looking youthful and gorgeous.
1. Tell us your story. Who / what inspired you to create One Over One?
I have been questioning beauty norms for close to two decades. My work began in the late 90’s during a yearlo
Deborah Burnes is a leading expert on natural skincare, the co-founder and CEO of Sumbody, an all natural, eco-friendly skin care company, and the author of NATURAL BEAUTY SKIN CARE: 110 Organic Formulas for a Radiant You!, a collection of simple homemade, chemical-free recipes for head to toe beauty, written “to empower people to take control of both their health and their beauty routine.”
Burnes interest towards healthy skin began early, at her horticulturist grandfather’s side in his garden learning about plants, botanicals and herbs. Later, she studied medical herbs and chemistry and attended cosmetology school which culminated in developing her own skincare line. Burnes’ motto is “L
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
At the age of 40, Karen Behnke had built a very successful career as a fitness and wellness entrepreneur, but when she happily became pregnant with her first child, her eyes were opened anew. The combination of hormonal changes and the emergence of signs of aging drove her to seek healthy skincare solutions that delivered visible results. She was astounded to learn that, although the skin absorbs over 60% of what is placed on it, there were very few available healthy personal care products that worked well. Relying on her executive expertise, she set out to change the beauty industry and Juice Beauty, “a clinically validated yet authentically organic beauty” line was born and is now so