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skinnyskinny organics Staff Feature: Fern!

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We have, in our opinion, the best staff you could find anywhere. From fashionistas to farmers and everything in between, our skinnyskinny organics family is made up of some of the coolest people you'd ever want to meet. That's why every couple of weeks we are going to be featuring a different staff member with a picture and the same series of 4 questions.


Here's Fern! You may recognize her from our Brooklyn Flagship Store. Besides having perhaps the best name to be working for a plant based company like skinnyskinny, Fern is a macrame expert with a passion for saving even the saddest of succulents. Fern's attention to detail and aesthetic can be seen in her amazing sense of style, her complicated macramé creations, and in the gorgeous displays she designs for the storefront. 

                                             

What skinnyskinny organics product could you not live without?

That's a tough one! I think the most essential to my daily life is the Dry Shampoo. I have very thick but fine hair, so washing every day tends to dry my hair out--I rely on my dry shampoo to give me those extra days between washing. (I also secretly use it as deodorant because my skin is way too sensitive for most other brands!) I use the Black Pepper and Rose scent at least 3x a week!



If you were a plant, what would you be?

I'd be an air plant. I moved so much between cities and countries growing up that I don't really have 'roots' anywhere, and even now, living on and off in Brooklyn for about 7 years, I still manage to maintain a pretty nomadic lifestyle. So I identify with the movability of air plants--I think I'd be a soft, sturdy one like a caput medusae.



If I gave you $100 to spend within 5 blocks of the skinnyskinny storefront, where would you go?

It's always a toss up for me between Joinery and good food--but Clara beat me to Joinery last week so, I'd go to Samurai Mama for sushi and yakko...their wasabi margaritas are delicious!



What does "green beauty" mean to you?

Green beauty means everything to me. Of course, choosing the least environmentally toxic methods of skincare is important to me on a more general, worldly level, but specifically? It 'green beauty' means ingredients and production methods that exclude harsh, unpronounceable chemicals and synthetic perfumes. Most beauty products irritate my skin, so my interest in 'green' beauty is actually purely selfish for me; I am so grateful to skinnyskinny for giving me multiple organic, plant-based, ethically-crafted skincare options for the first time in my life.

                               

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