Mom Unplugged

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Mom Unplugged

Every now and then I try to make time to "unplug" - to take a moment to myself to relax, breathe deeply and calm my mind. Of course it's hard to find these times between all the exciting things that come with running Bluemercury and my family, but I think it's so important as women and moms to take a bit of time for ourselves, even among all the chaos! These are some of my favorite things I use to take a time-out. Read more here

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Ingredient Spotlight: I Love Coconut Oil!

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Ingredient Spotlight: I Love Coconut Oil!

Coconut oil is having a moment. We see it everywhere from the grocery store to our smoothies, and now, our beauty products. Read more here

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Vacation Solutions: Healing Miracle to Treat Windburned Skin

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Vacation Solutions: Healing Miracle to Treat Windburned Skin

Last week I went out to Aspen skiing with Barry and the kids for spring break. I always bring a ton of products for the cold, dry weather and this time I packed almost a whole suitcaseful. Read more here

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A Wow Package from Fresh

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I came into the office this morning to a beautifully wrapped package from Fresh with 4 things in it: 1. The new, delicious Brown Sugar Shower Gel. Fresh’s signature scent – a lemony, sweet sugar escape – now in my shower? I can’t wait.2. The hydrating heavenly, Brown Sugar Body Cream. Perfect for bare legs this spring.3. Brown Sugar Candle. This is going straight into my bedroom4. The magnificent Black Tea Age Delay Serum. Rich and full of antioxidants. I love this for under makeup.I really do have the best job in the world!

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Swiping Lab Samples

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How do I know I love a product? When I try to swipe lab samples from our brands' creative teams.I just scrambled through two days of meetings in NYC with some of my favorite brands. This is one of the most fun things about bluemercury: my job is to play with new beauty products that are not yet on the market.So here is a sneak peek at the lab samples I tried to swipe:1. Laura Mercier's new foundation launching this fall.2. Darphin's organic and unbelievably heavenly facial treatment oils. I wanted all. These will be my summer sun damage salvation.3....

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