Nahla Beauty

Treat your skin to a safe and healthy routine

By Tara Lange Working under the mantra that what we put onto our bodies is as important as what we put into it, Nicole Maust gives us Nahla, an eco-conscious, vegan and entirely organic line of skincare made in upstate New York. Common beauty products tend to be laden with toxic ingredients like petroleum-based chemicals and fragrances that disrupt the endocrine system, act as neurotoxins …

Hakuhodo Brushes

Traditional Japanese brush-making meets modern design for the best makeup brushes

Renowned in the beauty industry as the best in brushes and a Good Design Award winner, Hakuhodo‘s line features premium bristles and first-rate craftsmanship. NYC-based makeup artist Jessa Blades, champion of organic products and founder of Blades Natural Beauty, tipped CH to the line recently, highly recommending the handmade brushes for their quality. The company’s blue chip status comes from the traditional techniques of their …

Serge Lutens Water Lip Color

Dubbed "makeup without artifice," Serge Lutens' Water Lip Color adds subtle stain to lips in two perfect, of-the-moment colors. Chardon, a plum color, comes the closest we've seen to matching Clinique's '90s hit "Black Honey," and Safrané channels an older era with a bright red that skews toward orange for a more modern touch. Either shade works with most skin tones and palettes, making them …