Behind the Scenes with Stowaway Cosmetics

We talk to founders about their unique six-piece, travel-friendly makeup line for women on the move

When NYC-based Stowaway Cosmetics launched last week, it was clear that founders Chelsa Crowley and Julie Fredrickson hit the nail on the head when designing their pocket-sized, essentialist makeup line. Barely a week into production, Stowaway has already garnered praise from all types of women on the go. “We set out to make our lives easier and for women just like us,” Crowley tells CH. …

Formula Five Chili Lip Balm

Made with all-natural ingredients, this product moisturizes and nourishes—while adding some extra zing

Made with just cocoa butter, beeswax, avocado oil, almond oil and chili, Australian-made Formula Five lip balm is an all-natural way to moisturize, nourish and perfect your pout. Created and developed by Sarah James, the balm isn’t only for chili enthusiasts. James is usually anti-spice herself, but likes the sensation it creates, “I hate eating chili. It makes my nose run and my eyes water, …

Osmia Organics

The Colorado-based line of skincare products started by a former ER doctor

Just a few months after taking her first soap-making class (and after 10 years of practice as an emergency room physician in Carbondale, CO) Dr Sarah Villafranco decided to pursue the idea of making homemade skincare products—using only organic ingredients whenever possible—and created Osmia Organics. The name “osmia” is a term coined by Villafranco as an antonym to the word “anosmia” (or the loss of …