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4 Fashion Week Beauty and Health Essentials

Fashion Week is back and Everything She Wants plans to attend a few presentations, previews and runway shows.  To help us look and feel our best amidst the hustle and the bustle, here are a few of our must-have beauty and fashion essentials.


1. Nubian Heritage African Black Soap Body Wash keeps us feeling refreshed even while rushing from show to show. The paraben-free wash lathers up nicely and contains anti-bacterial and moisturizing ingredients including 100 percent Shea butter, Vitamin E, oats, palm ash, plantain peel extract, tamarind extract and papaya enzymes. The soap also seems to effectively combat smelly stress sweats. And we only regret we didn't discover this cleansing wash sooner!



2. We never thought we'd find a powder we like as much as Bare Minerals' loose powder, but SheaMoisture's new illuminating powder is our new favorite. The powder comes in several shades including ours (Mandalay Dusk) and is available exclusively at Target, along with the full line of preservative and paraben free cosmetics that includes rich wet/dry eyeshadow, mineral blush, lip/cheek balm, sheer foundation, CC cream and eyeliner.



3. We plan to keep our Fashion Week stress in check with Bach's Rescue Pearls. So whenever we feel it's getting' kinda hectic, we will pop his alcohol-free version of Bach's popular Rescue Remedy  under our tongue. The natural ingredients help you cope with a range of volatile emotions like irritability, fear and panic.



4. When it comes to perfume, we prefer a subtle fragrance. So we were pleased as pie to discover rareEssence eau du parfums made with consciously-sourced, sustainable 100 percent essential oils. The organic perfumes come in a variety of earthy and floral scents and are available in roll-on and spray form. We especially like Amani (Swahili for peaceful, tranquil and harmonious), a sea-like fragrance with a hint of woody spice.

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