Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Just in time for the upcoming summer vacation season, Drop 2 of Faithfull The Brand ’s Isla collection is released on May 13. The retro collection, with an unmissable tropical undertone, is inspired by the colorful coastline of Careyes — a bohemian paradise known for its dramatic, brightly hued ocean castles perched along the pacific coast of the Mexican Riviera. The second drop arrived just a little over a month after the opening of Faithfull The Brand ’s first standalone retail space in Los Angeles. located at Platform, Culver City, the pop-up exclusively unveiled Faithfull’s Islas collection and will be open to guests over its two month tenure. Mimicking an exotic holiday destination and complimenting the newest collection of sunshine-ready pieces, Los Angeles-based interior design studio Night Palm created a space where mediterranean tranquility meets the unique beauty of Mexico. Designed with carefree travel … [Read more...] about Get Summer Ready With Faithfull The Brand’s New Islas Collection
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Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin It takes a lot to become a global beauty sensation, but Sunnies Face managed to do so practically overnight. When the brand launched in the Philippines, their website crashed just before reaching 3 million views and the line sold out in 10 minutes at their launch party. Their hero product Fluffmatte, a matte lipstick, has sold almost three million bullets, with one sold every 30 seconds, propelling them to the best-selling lipstick in the Philippines. Sunnies Face brought Southeast Asian beauty to the forefront of the global beauty scene and they’re finally launching stateside today. Sunnies Face was a natural extension of the lifestyle brand Sunnies Studios and Sunnies Café, eyewear and food businesses, respectively. Sunnies Face was founded by Jessica Wilson, Brand Manager; Martine Ho, Creative Director; and Georgina Wilson, Brand Director. “Whenever we would launch a campaign, everyone would ask what lip color was used on … [Read more...] about Cult-Favorite Filipina Beauty Brand Sunnies Face Lands In The U.S.
The Department of Energy (DOE) has released the terms of reference for auctioning off 2,000 megawatts of renewable energy (RE). Under the guidelines, renewable capacities to be offered are broken down as follows: 1,400 MW for Luzon, 400 MW for the Visayas and 200 MW in Mindanao. For Luzon, the agency is seeking suppliers for 900 MW of solar, 360 MW of wind, 80 MW of hydro and 60 MW of biomass. The target capacity for the Visayas is 260 MW of solar, 120 MW of biomass and 20 MW of wind. Meanwhile, in Mindanao, the capacity requirement is 100 MW of solar, and 50 MW each of hydro and biomass. Supply contracts shall not exceed 20 years, with the commencement date targeted between Dec. 26, 2022, and Dec. 25, 2025. The RE plant must be qualified under renewable portfolio standards, a market-based mechanism that mandates industry players to source a portion of electricity from eligible renewable facilities. The DOE will hold a prebid conference virtually, providing an … [Read more...] about Rules for DOE’s renewable energy auction set
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin You might be familiar with psilocybin mushrooms , ayahuasca , and MDMA , but a lesser known (and rather misunderstood) psychedelic substance, ibogaine , is gaining attention thanks to the proliferation of ibogaine treatment clinics south of the border. Ibogaine is derived from the root of the iboga shrub, which grows in Central Africa and is indigenous to Gabon. There, it is used among people who practice Bwiti, a spiritual discipline that has been passed down for hundreds if not thousands of years. In Bwiti traditions, iboga is used in initiation rites, and is thought to allow those who take it to meet with deceased ancestors and diagnose illness. When administered safely, ibogaine can have profound, life-altering effects. While people living in North America may not be as familiar with ibogaine as they are with other psychedelic drugs, those that do know about this powerful alkaloid tend to consider its … [Read more...] about Ibogaine: Busting Myths With Beond’s Dr. Felipe Malacara
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Whether you’re a manager at a company with 3,000 employees or three, something that leaders across industries have learned in the past two years is that giving employees more flexibility is key to retention and recruiting of new hires. The pandemic forced the majority (~70%) of the US workforce to adapt in a plethora of different ways to keep everyone healthy while still continuing to work efficiently. Companies that previously had 0% of their employees working remotely had to figure out how to seamlessly transfer all operations to a 100% digital environment. While obviously a ton of bad things came from the pandemic, that’s not to say there weren’t learnings and lessons discovered across the board. The reality is that more talent in every part of the country, and the world, now has access to greater opportunities because of the increased normalization of remote work. Gone are the days where you have to live in San Francisco … [Read more...] about 30 Executives’ Perspectives On Remote, Hybrid, And In-Office Work