The foundation of Nancy Twine’s natural hair care line Briogeo can be traced back to her grandmother’s rural farm in West Virginia. Her grandmother kept a journal of soap, lotion and hair care recipes created from the natural ingredients she harvested herself. Cut to many years later, Nancy Twine decides to leave her high-powered position at Goldman Sachs to create Briogeo. Learn how working in the corporate world contributed to Nancy’s approach to entrepreneurship and why her personal connection to natural (and authentic) beauty coupled with her grandmother’s formulas, has positioned her as a leader in natural hair care.Read More »
stila is smart, sexy and sophisticated makeup. We're smitten...and glowing big-time because we just added this legendary cosmetics brand to our site!
Beloved by many, stila shines at the intersection of high-fashion and innovative beauty. With NYFW collaborations with Rebecca Minkoff and Alice + Olivia (to name just a few!), awards from pretty much every publication you could shake a Smudge Stick at (more on this below), and the go-to brand for makeup artists, beauty bloggers, and everygirl cool across the land, you may be wondering where to begin, as by now we know you want to build your own stila makeup arsenal. Right?Read More »
The internet has been a-buzz with the New York Times’ investigation of nail salons in New York City, The Price of Nice Nails. The details are not pretty.
After interviewing more than 150 nail salon workers and owners in the New York City area, The New York Times chronicled a deep trend of manicurist exploitation. “You can be assured, if you go to a place with rock-bottom prices, that chances are the workers’ wages are being stolen,” said Nicole Hallett, a lecturer at Yale Law School who has worked on wage theft cases in salons. Some manicurists are paid less than $10 a day, or not paid at all.Read More »
Holla! Heather Thomson’s in the b-glowing house! We’re thrilled to partner with her for today’s travel-themed beauty bundle launch.Read More »
In case you’re wondering, I’m here to tell you that, yes, you can have it all. It IS within your grasp to treat your skin while wearing makeup.*sound of applause, wait, that just might be roaring waves of the Caribbean beach in my mind…Yes, summer is near, and that means travel and some sun and/or beach time is ahead. If you’re like me, I’m always on the hunt for single-step multi-tasking beauty products that offer flawless coverage AND skin loving formulations. These 4 products won’t slow you down with multiple steps. IT Cosmetics and Studio 10 are known for their breakthrough anti-aging formulations. You’re absolutely getting a skin treatment along with the stellar benefits of foundation, powder or gloss.
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Get tips from Erika, an ultra-chic b-glowing team member, as she prepares for her big day in August.Read More »
Happy Mother’s Day! We caught up with 4 of our favorite brand founders whose children or mothers have inspired their product creation.Read More »
Fridays are fabulous for many apparent reasons (hello, weekend!), and at BG HQ, Fridays are special because it’s a day to celebrate some of the AMAZING female founders we’ve chosen to partner with. Simply put, Adina Grigore, founder of S.W. Basics, is a badass. We love Adina because she’s innovated a pure skincare line that we absolutely adore. We love her because she’s recently written an empowering book, Skin Cleanse, that teaches us how to move to a true natural beauty regimen. Adina Grigore is a powerful, real, and honest lady who connects-in to women close to our heart, like Patti Smith and Lena Dunham. Just by her beingness, she embodies the true essence of entrepreneurship: resilience and passion. We hope you enjoy this interview as much as we did. Find inspiration for your own life, as we did, in this lovely interview!Read More »
One of the many pleasures of working at b-glowing is the opportunity to test our products as a team. We’re a tight-knit group, and our Beauty Manager typically knows our individual beauty concerns. When she receives a new shipment and starts to pass out products for the most discerning to try, the air in the office literally crackles with anticipation. That’s because we’re bonafide beauty junkies. Sure, some of the gals here literally woke up like this, and others of us like to employ a wee hydration or repair to, indeed, set us up for the day looking our utmost flawless.Read More »