What is your skincare philosophy?
Consistency is key.
How do you start your day?
1L of water with a full lemon squeezed in
Yoga asana - 20-25 minutes, 12 Sun Salutes - standing poses, folds, 10 minute headstand, a backbend, rest
What is your skincare routine?
Cold water rinse for face + body
Spritz of the Balancing Hypotonic
Coconut Lotion + Everyday Oil mixed in palms and spread all over my body
F. Miller Hair Oil on ends to prevent tangles
Pratima Pitta Oil on neck and wrists
Pure + E.O. Free Oil Cleanser, massaged for a minute on face and neck
Gentle Retinol Night Serum - some nights with onyx roller
Do you have a favorite ritual?
I love making coffee for my man - I'm on a break from coffees right now, but love preparing the percolator and brewing so it's ready for him when he gets up
What music do you play at home?
At home we listen to a lot of fip radio (thank you Lauren Gerrie!) It's eclectic and random - which I love.
In studio, Megan Fisher is on repeat - she's a super talented composer and we're cooking up something together.
Who or what inspires you?
My nieces and nephews inspire me! The strong mamas and women in my orbit who go to great lengths to make beautiful lives for themselves and their families. Nature always - flowers that pop up all over, year after year - reminding us of seasonal cycles. And poetry.
What other practices do you have that support you feeling your best?
Bike rides to studio
Long walks with friends
Farmers Market as often as possible
and good sex
What's always on your nightstand?
I have a little stack of books on the floor next to my bed --- Eileen Myles (poetry), Isabelle Graw (art criticism), Geeta Iyengar (Yoga Gem for Women), Zadie Smith (Intimations). Right now I'm into Olivia Laing's collection of essays in Funny Weather.
Favorite products from CAP?
MATCHA STICKS! at studio
Kristina Holey Marie Veronique EVERYTHING
Sisters Shampoo - as body wash (the smell is heaven)
Everyday Oil forever and ever
How do you end your day?
I typically end the day with the bike ride back to the city and some dinner with friends. I'm grateful so many favorite spots survived this past year and am a happy patron, ensuring they stay a long time. Caravan of Dreams, The Odeon, Il Buco Alimentari, Atla, Bacaro, and Yellow Rose are in heavy rotation.