THE GLAM DOWN: Honest Beauty Is Honestly Satisfying

Jessica Alba had made herself into more of a millionaire through the creation of her, now valued at $1.7 billion dollars, label The Honest Company. It’s intriguing to see her transition from actress to businesswoman. Last year, Forbes honored her ambitiously Honest effort by giving her the cover and leading story on “America’s Richest Self-Made Women.” It was a huge statement. Alba was already considerably “rich” … Continue reading THE GLAM DOWN: Honest Beauty Is Honestly Satisfying

THE GLAM DOWN: Glossier Introduces Makeup To Its “Skin Is In” Lifestyle

Last summer, Glossier, a spin-off skincare line of the beauty blog Into The Gloss, introduced itself during a 3 weeks initiative called Summer Fridays. The public, whom the company hoped would turn into loyal customers, were welcomed into their showroom penthouse to view, test, and buy their products. I made sure to visit on the first Friday (it was gorgeous outside that day too. The penthouse offers a … Continue reading THE GLAM DOWN: Glossier Introduces Makeup To Its “Skin Is In” Lifestyle

Video Box: French Women of Color Explain “What Is Pretty In Paris”, Young Girls Speak Up Against “Microaggresson”

Un-Ruly is a really cool online exploration of how beauty is viewed around the world. There is the website http://un-ruly.com and they also create “What Is Pretty” documentaries that are based on a specific city or country and features candid opinions from everyday women. Their first clip, called a “digital postcard”, is set in Paris, and has Parisian and French women of color sharing “how nuanced beauty can be” … Continue reading Video Box: French Women of Color Explain “What Is Pretty In Paris”, Young Girls Speak Up Against “Microaggresson”