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BIPOC LAND ACCESS IS A COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY

  THE LIBERATED BEAUTY SERIES :   BIPOC LAND ACCESS IS A COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY   By Christine Jairamsingh   As the season begins to shift and spring approaches, visions of future blooming gardens and warm weather tend to come to mind. Of course, growing zones vary, but generally this time of year sparks inspiration and … Continued

LAUREL’S FAVORITE HOLIDAY GIFTS

Skincare is a personal and intimate gift. It can be challenging to choose such the unique gift of skincare for those that you love. I have put together a gifting guide that I use for my own loved ones – I hope you find it helpful! Recovery Balm : For EVERYONE : This crowd pleaser is … Continued

MINIMAL AND EUROCENTRIC DESIGN STANDARDS INHIBIT BIPOC SUCCESS

  THE LIBERATED BEAUTY SERIES :   Minimal and Eurocentric Design Standards inhibit BIPOC Success   By Christine Jairamsingh   The increasing visibility and popularity of clean beauty, herbal remedies, and sustainable fashion has created a push towards the homogenization of aesthetics. For many years, these types of products were found on natural food store … Continued

HUMAN TOUCH

Lily Mizra of Holistic Health Skin in her studio in Escazu, Costa Rica.   “Bodywork is a sacred connection from my heart to another’s heart, holding space that empowers her to awaken her own body’s natural healing capabilities is powerful medicine for the soul.” -Kristy Poux, The Silk Mill Retreat, Fredericksburg, VA   HUMAN TOUCH … Continued

DIVERSITY + INCLUSION IN THE WELLNESS SPACE

  “We can’t heal what we don’t acknowledge, but acknowledgement can be painful and takes work.” –Lama Rod Owens   In the midst of this collective change and reckoning, many questions have surfaced for Laurel Skin. What anti-racist actions will we be taking as a company? Where will we or have we been donating money … Continued