5 Makeup Gifts For The Ones Who Always Look Effortless 

Nothing brings joy to the holidays quite like time spent with those we love. Whether you find yourself attending a holiday dinner or hosting a cocktail hour this season here are some of our favorite women-led brands to elevate your natural beauty.  Less time getting ready = more time with people you love.   1. SAMREEN’S VANITY […]

7 Edible Gifts That Will Spice Up Their Life

1. DIASPORA SPICE CO. Food is our greatest unifier. And most of us know someone who um.. could use more than salt + pepper to season. This one is for the friend who is intimidated by spice or one who has had that bottle of ginger on the kitchen shelf for more than a decade. […]

10 Elegant Gifts For The Style Obsessed

1. SEMIYA  A fashion marketplace that proudly represents Latin American talent. Each piece has an incredible story behind it. You no longer need to get on a plane to buy from a local artist which is our favorite part.  >> Use code SAMESKIN15 for a discount on your Semiya purchase. 2. CUYANA  This women-built, heritage-led […]

8 Jewelry Gifts To Add A Little Sparkle To Their Closet

Do you have someone special you’re looking to spoil this season? Look no further. This is *the* list of women owned jewelry that’ll make their eyes and closet sparkle without breaking the bank. Go on.. be the heroine or hero. We won’t say a word.  1. MEGGEM  If you are a gemstone fan (who isn’t?) we’ve found the perfect way […]

8 Skincare Gifts They’ll Actually Want to Use

1. TAILA  The most effective beauty products are not created in a lab, they are produced in nature. Devoted to the science of Ayurveda, Taila harnesses time-honored plant medicine that infuses your skin with adaptogenic and strengthening actives to optimize skin health. Made in NYC – 100% natural ingredients, formulated in house and cruelty free […]

9 Cozy Gifts For Your Nesting Friends 

1. MAUDE What is more relaxing than a BATH SOAK? Made for the most relaxing soak, this salt blend softens and rejuvenates all bodies.  Filled with hand-harvested salt crystals from the Southern Dead Sea + blended with fresh notes of eucalyptus, sandalwood, cassis, and Haitian vetiver.  2. LALU CANDLES  Nothing says welcome home like a […]

A True Warrior

Shruti Babu

Name: Shruti Babu Born: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Lives:  Austin, Texas Handle: @PajamaMama512  I’m sorry Shruti but your results came back positive… is what the doctor said to me when she found out I had stage 2 Breast Cancer.  You know what people in my community said to me once I told them… they said..  “oh don’t tell anyone […]

You Are The Boss Of You

Sucheta Khurana

Name: Sucheta KhuranaBorn: New Delhi, IndiaLives: Toronto, CanadaHandle: @thegroundedcreative Focus on school, become a doctor and support my family. To not speak up or take up space. It was considered normal, and I was expected to follow exactly what I was told by my teachers, parents and other people of authority. As soon as I […]

I Believe In Destiny

Radhika Panchal

Name: Radhika PanchalBorn: MumbaiLives: MumbaiHandle: @Raahdikha09 I feel I have always been losing people from my life. We were 3 sisters so I lost my one sister in an accident. I kept on losing my near and dear ones. My family is very supportive and cool. I have been raised in a very smooth and […]

Stop The Noise And Focus On You

Name: PriyancaBorn: Mangalore IndiaLives:  New York CityHandle: @priyancaraophotography I was born into an academic family of professionals. The norm was to either before a doctor or an engineer and marry into a rich family! My parents wanted my brother and me to be in the same school growing up, so I went to a very […]