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Natural Beauty Expert Jessa Blades On Makeup, Crystals, More

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Welcome to Beauty Diary: seven days of getting glam with an industry insider. From publicists to professional makeup artists, this a week in the life of someone who lives and breathes beauty.


This week, makeup artist, natural beauty expert, and herbalist Jessa Blades gave us a look into her busy—but balanced—life. Dedicated to all things natural, Jessa founded her own company, Blades Natural Beauty, with roots in simple routines, pure products, and expert advice. She also hand blends her own tea, runs an online shop, does fashion and celebrity makeup, and spreads her ten years of natural knowledge by consulting, contributing, and teaching. The girl has her fingers in a lot of pies.

A week with Jessa includes running upstate for a makeup job next to a waterfall, checking in on her curated shop at Caron Callahan within the Wythe Hotel, dying silk, healing a sprained ankle with a crystal, and doing Lena Dunham's makeup for a panel on meditation. That's just the tip of the iceberg—you'll need to click through her diary to believe what this chick packs into a week.

· All Beauty Diary posts [Racked NY]
· Blades Natural Beauty [Official Site]