Swiping Lab Samples

Posted by Marla Malcolm Beck on

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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My Tahoe

Posted by Marla Malcolm Beck on

I spent my teen years as a ski junkie (in addition to being a makeup junkie). I used to jam up to Tahoe at 4am on Saturday morning to ski all day. There is nothing like the sensory experience of getting out of the car and breathing in the crisp, cold, clean mountain air. Especially when you are coming from the urban Bay Area of California. This holiday season I created a candle, in collaboration with Tocca, called Tahoe. A crisp, clean, pine scent – this candle takes me back to being a teenager skiing down the mountain with not...

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