I Never Imagined I’d Write This Post

This is a blog post I never thought I’d be writing. When I started my business in NYC at the ripe age of 26 with a tiny bit of money in my savings account and a whole lot of passion, I never could have imagined that one day I’d be sitting in a little coffee shop in San Francisco writing you this email. In the beginning, it was all about making my ideas work. Could this thing be successful? Could I turn the ideas in my brain into a real business? Could I really help people in a way I cared about and support myself? That was…

“Clean Beauty” 101 with Annie Gabillet

Hi everyone! I am SO excited to be sharing this post with you today. “Clean beauty” is something I was introduced to several years ago, but before that, I had no clue that I even needed to be conscious of what I put on my face and body. I remember being astonished, by doing just a little bit of research, at how the US barely regulates the ingredients that go into our personal care products (compared to other countries), which then go on to our skin and straight into our bodies. As a woman in her young 30s, I was especially…

My annual Year In Review Workshop is Open!

Happy happy Saturday! It’s a cold, rainy day here in SF, but to be honest, I am so enjoying all the slowness and coziness that the rain brings.I’m bundled in a bulky sweater, drinking hot chocolate, have a candle lit, and I get the time and space to write to you! This morning I finished my annual Year In Review that I do for myself each year, and I wanted to take a few minutes to write about my process and why I’ve found it to have such an impact on the course of my life. A few years ago, I had an urge to really analyze…