Beauty products that not only deliver welcome results, but last and last and last get our shatter-polished thumbs up every time. We recently discovered such tandem benefits in Bay Area-based beauty line Captain Blankenship.
Priced from $15-$30 and packaged in reusable metal tins, the balms and solid perfumes from this local line can easily last over a year, says owner Jana Blankenship (the woman behind notable Mission art spot The People’s Gallery).
Begun as a small side project by Blankenship, an art curator who also works with the Wattis Institute, the homegrown beauty company’s growth has been steady in recent months, though strictly organic, not unlike many of its wild-crafted ingredients. These days, the line also includes liquid scents, bath salts and aromatic sprays.
Our favorite scent during a recent sniff session at The People’s Gallery? Mantra, an earthy fragrance designed to aid meditation and concentration made using jasmine, vetiver, sandalwood, blood orange and spearmint.
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