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natural beauty buff | tata harper, tata harper skincare

tata harper tata harper skincare

Like most natural beauty buffs profiled in this series, Tata Harper’s light bulb moment came when she realized just how many toxic ingredients were in conventional personal-care items. {Natural beauty buff Tata Harper lives the beautiful life making luxurious, organic skincare in Vermont. Photo Courtesy Tata Harper} But what sets Tata apart from some of the beauties profiled (besides the fact that she’s a former industrial…

natural beauty buff | spirit demerson, spirit beauty lounge

spirit demerson spirit beauty lounge

I have a pretty big girl crush on Spirit Demerson. She’s the brains and beauty behind online natural product retailer Spirit Beauty Lounge, and I’ve been privileged to work with her and her team for the past five years in both my past career and my current freelance gig. {Isn’t she gorgeous? Photo Courtesy Spirit Demerson} Everything Spirit curates for her site has to pass a vigorous test, and it makes me feel eco-confident…

natural beauty buff | may lindstrom, may lindstrom skin, part 2

may lindstrom natural beauty buff kimberlyloc

In the beginning, these “natural beauty buff” features came together purely out of my curiosity over what beauty founders use on a regular basis. According to your clicks and comments, they’ve been wildly successful, and I hope the founders and I are bringing you interesting new products to consider, true testimonials and pure inspiration to explore the beauty of green skincare and cosmetics. One thing, though, that has come…

natural beauty buff | julia noik, african botanics

julia noik founder of african botanics

I love starting off these natural beauty buff posts with something striking the founder says during the interview process. Julia Noik, co-founder of African Botanics, couldn’t have been more succinct: When I started this blog, it was a hodgepodge of everything I liked — fashion, pop culture, beauty, home decor and food. While it’s obviously become more focused in the lifestyle and natural beauty space, I can’t help but…

natural beauty buff | marie veronique nadeau, marie veronique advanced

marie veronique nadeau

MV ≠ BS Let’s face it. The green beauty party is getting bigger, and lots of people, regardless of their background, are getting in on the game. While I respect founders from all walks of life (models, makeup artists, tinkerers, you name it), there’s nothing that piques my interest more than an approachable scientist-founder who takes the time to not only formulate intelligently, but educate tirelessly so we can all be a little bit…