Sunscreen News: The Future of SPF Around the World

Screen Shot 2016-05-05 at 9.50.54 AMHappy cinco de Mayo! Summer is just around the corner and I wanted to share my latest story for Marie Claire, where I investigate sunscreen trends around the world and unveil the new ingredients and technologies that could change the way we protect ourselves in the next five years. The biggest discovery? Continue reading

Healing Touch: The surprising beauty staple that’s saving communities

Screen Shot 2016-04-21 at 10.07.45 AMI love it when beauty companies give back, because of the huge impact they can have. My latest story for Marie Claire spotlights The Vaseline Healing Project and how the household staple is saving lives in refugee camps and needy communities across the world. I was surprised by how effective a simple jar of petroleum jelly can be at healing wounds, preventing infections, and saving soles (on feet that have trekked through hot, desert sand to reach refugee camps). Read more here: May 2016 What We Love– Vaseline

Anti-Gravity Skincare

April 2016 Antigravity Skincare Screen Shot 2016-04-05 at 11.01.04 AMNeed an excuse to skip your exercise class today? How’s this: Repeated up and down movements (think running, trampoline, jump rope) speed up aging in your skin, causing sagging, crepiness, and wrinkles. That’s because gravity plays a pivotal role in aging, by constantly pulling down on the skin on your poor face (or on your knees—hello saggy knee skin!). High impact workouts only exacerbate this effect, so you can either opt for the elliptical machine instead of a run every once in a while, or try the new skincare products designed to firm skin and protect it from gravity’s effects. Read all about it in my latest story for Marie Claire: April 2016 Antigravity Skincare

What Turns Evan Rachel Woods On?

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I sat down with Evan Rachel Wood to talk about fragrance (and her partnership with Gucci Guilty’s perfume line) for Marie Claire and was impressed by how much she opened up. We talked about her acting career, single motherhood, and her sexuality. That day, Evan taught me a lot about bisexuality and biphobia (especially in the LGBT community). Here is the interview, In Her Own Words: April 2016 In Her Own Words