May Lindstrom Skin

Two new innovative treatments blend the purest ingredients to deal with winter skin blues

Launching her line just over a year ago (after giving birth to her daughter), May Lindstrom has already reached global cult status with her nonconformist, handmade skincare products—in particular her eyebrow-raising “Clean Dirt” cleanser. Los Angeles-based Lindstrom, who refers to herself as a “skin chef,” has always been passionate about food—from working in the kitchens of New Orleans to modeling in New York. As a …

Cristian Reyes Studio Giros Table

A solid ash side table with elevating top tier for added storage space

Amongst the many emerging industrial designers we met while visiting Feria Habitat Valencia in September 2012, Cristian Reyes Studio was a true standout. In the year since our introduction, the Spanish designer has continued to experiment in warm natural woods and his recent Giros table design is particularly attention-grabbing. Made entirely of solid ash, the study table presents a simple solution to a cluttered counter. …

Blissoma

Vegetarian skincare that's as effective as it is affordable

The Blissoma line of 100% vegetarian skincare products (most of which are also certified vegan) raises the bar for the term “natural skincare.” Herbal chemist Julie Longyear started Blissoma in 2005, but it’s been flying under the radar as an underground cult beauty brand, maintaining a loyal following for those looking for a healthier and more environmentally conscious lifestyle. It took two years for her …