Your biggest fashion faux pas, or a regrettable purchase:
I would like to call a fashion do-over for pretty much all of eighth grade. Early 90s fashion was not kind – bodysuits, flannel shirts, high-waisted jeans...
What do you love most about your work?
I love working with indie beauty brands because the founders are so passionate and inspiring. They are a constant reminder that I need to embrace the thrill and freedom of being an entrepreneur.
One piece of advice you would give your 18 year old self:
Go through life with a “how can I help you” attitude. It will make life a lot more fun - and create an invaluable virtuous cycle.
Midnight snack of choice:
Cheddar fries. Said the Chicagoan...
Your dream dinner party guest:
I love SNL cast member Kate McKinnon. We’re pals...in my head...
Skincare product you can’t live without:
I am one of those lucky ladies with adult acne and wrinkles. My moisturizer, Vertere, cleared up my skin overnight, fights wrinkles, and has SPF 15.
Go-to workout song on your most recent playlist:
I’m going through a Beyoncé phase – anything from Destiny’s Child to Drunk in Love. She’s such a bada$$!
Your last great read and why you enjoyed it:
I’m not sure if it qualifies as my “last great read”, but I read The Skimm newsletters religiously. They are frequently the highlight of my commute!
The trend you hope never goes out of style:
Selfishly, I would love to see the natural/full brows trend to stick around (thank you, Cara Delevingne) because I hate plucking/waxing/threading. At a minimum, let’s all vow to never, ever pluck/wax/thread to the point where we have to pencil our brows back on our faces!
If you weren’t the founder of Gloss48, you’d be a...
A rockstar – or maybe a rockstar/rapper. Word.