3 posts tagged "Weleda"
First came the skincare line, then the (hotly contested) makeup line, and now the sisters Kardashian have announced plans to release a line of tanning products, called Kardashian Sun Kissed, with Ulta. Can’t stop, won’t stop. [WWD]
If you’re still trying to wrap your brain around the difference between BB and CC creams, you might want to sit down for this: DD creams are now on the horizon, too. [WWD]
Considering her knack for offering up all kinds of quick fixes when it comes to roasting a chicken, arranging flowers, and knitting a poncho, it should come as no surprise that Martha Stewart also has some great beauty tips up her sleeve. “I have a hand massage at least once a week, and it’s a serious massage,” Stewart admits. “It’s terribly important. I do not want my hands to get unnaturally bony-looking or wrinkly looking. And I do yoga hand exercises. They work.” [Allure via Huff Po]
After sending the Twitterverse into a flurry last year when she revealed a new-found love for Royal Apothic hand cream, Victoria Beckham has just dropped another beauty bomb. “The body cream I use is a really simple, inexpensive body moisturizer by Weleda,” the designer says of the German natural brand’s popular Skin Food. [Daily Mail]
Coachella 2011 is under way in the Indio valley, which means music lovers (and hallucinogen enthusiasts) have gathered en masse for some mind-altering fun in the sun. Due to some poor planning, we couldn’t make it out west to enjoy the musical stylings of bands like Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Sleigh Bells, Animal Collective, and the Kills. We’re particularly bummed about missing Warpaint, though, L.A.’s all-girl foursome that has become something of an international phenomenon since dropping their album, The Fool, in October—their first offering since officially getting signed last year. “It’s a bit psychedelic,” bassist Jenny Lee Lindberg (pictured above, far left) says of the band’s sound, adding that it can also be “hard at times, and more aggressive.” The seemingly incongruous mix makes for quite the compelling live show, which is helped along by the fact that all four of Warpaint’s members possess that rare double threat of being both super-hot and super-talented. Put simply, these girls can rock—and they do so in relaxed, vintage duds while sporting tousled hair and the occasional bit of makeup. Here, Lindberg breaks down her special brand of “OCD” festival fashion and reveals why multivitamins are clutch for life on the road.
Being based in L.A., I’m assuming you’ve been to Coachella before. But this is your first year actually playing it. How does that feel?
I’m excited. I’ve been to Coachella many times—it’s kind of a Los Angeles festival. And we’ve been an L.A.-based band for about seven years, so it’s nice to finally be playing. Two years ago, I was on mushrooms and I was watching the Cure and crying—I had a great time. I love the Cure—I grew up listening to them. That was the one band that I had posters of all over my wall. It was really nostalgic.
Sounds like it. Are there any bands you’re psyched to see this year?
We just got off tour for a month so I haven’t decided if I’m going to stay the whole weekend. But I rented a car so I can leave when I want. I’ve never seen PJ Harvey so that could be cool. And Arcade Fire—they put on such a good live show. I’m most excited to venture into the smaller tents and listen to things I’ve never heard before.
You guys have been touring a lot recently. How does that work seeing as how it’s just girls on the bus? Do you guys share clothes and stuff?
We all just kind of get in our outfits and we end up having those clothes on for a while. There’s not really a lot of sharing. We all have our own individual style, what we like. We share makeup more than anything—like, hey, can I use your lipstick?
When you think of Europe’s noteworthy organic lines, names like Hauschka, Weleda, and Patyka usually come to mind. But perhaps it’s time to commit Lavera to your vernacular, the German company that was named “Greenest Beauty Brand in Europe” this past spring. Lavera, named after the Latin word for truth, was founded in 1987 and has grown to include more than 250 products—with organic makeup, hair care, sun care, and specialized skincare lines free of parabens and artificial fillers among its bounty. Fast becoming a favorite with Whole Foods Market regulars (ranking right up there with the pommes frites bar), the company debuts its antiaging collection this fall, introducing three different regimens meant to address preventative aging, premature aging, or mature skin, as well as a body line that provides a boost of youthful radiance where needed. Using nature to fight the natural ill effects of gravity. How’s that for German efficiency?
Photo: Courtesy of Lavera