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So what are ‘organic beauty’ products? By definition, organic cosmetics are created from ingredients which have been certified organic by one of the numerous certifying institutions that operate worldwide. An organic ingredient (or natural ingredient) is formally an ingredient which has been harvested without the use of synthetic chemical compounds. Net A Porter launched added beauty to its offering in 2013, launching with  a highly curated selection of makeup, hair, fragrance, nail polish and skin care products from a range of brands.

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SAMATA Newsletter September 2017 LIVE

Samata Voix Meets Mode Feature

VMM stands for Voix Meets Mode which translates as ‘Voice Meets Fashion/Art/Style/Design/Innovation/Creative Brilliance’. Conceived, birthed and self published by Thomasina-Stephanie Legend, VMM is an independent London based bi-annual print magazine created for and dedicated to ‘Creative Minds’.

The magazine is designed as a remedy offered to the creative industry and culture enthusiasts alike, inviting them to a different perspective that seeks to bridge the gap between the beginning of a journey to the elevated stages of success of individuals making strides in their respective fields. The 4th volume and second print issue ‘VISION’ is a celebration of the people within this issue whose vision have been laid one brick at a time amidst the worst possible storms and weathers of life but still forged on regardless, the concept of vision in its entirety and appreciating the creative visuals and writings of our contributors. The vision of VMM has always been to inspire, motivate, elevate, celebrate, collaborate and promote the creative mind. 

The magazine explores & celebrates the struggles that has led to success for featured talents from all over the world highlighting their backgrounds, challenges faced/encountered, experiences and lessons learned through intricate interviews and discussions along with articles, essays, quotes and poems to inspire & motivate the creative mind and soul. VMM Volume 4 VISION launched online today at www.voixmeetsmode.com. Prints will be in store by mid to end October.

Find out about the special issue hitting stores in October here, take a look behind the scenes or find out more about the publication online here.

Samata attends Environmental Media Awards

Stars, filmmakers, and philanthropists strolled down an appropriately green carpet and gathered in a vast hangar at Santa Monica airport for this year’s Environmental Media Association awards on Saturday night.

Among the honorees at the ceremony, which recognizes both individuals and corporations who have demonstrated a commitment to protect the environment through their work, were Natalie Portman, Russell Simmons, John Paul DeJoria and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg. The Environmental Media Awards have been awarded by the Environmental Media Association since 1991 to the best television episode or film with an environmental message. The Environmental Media Association (EMA) is a non-profit organization created in 1989 with the belief that through television, film and music, the entertainment community has the power to influence the environmental awareness of millions of people.

See behind the scenes, and find out about Samata’s ethical look for the carpet here.