Brand story

KJAER WEIS

WHO

Kirsten Kjaer Weis

WHAT

Makeup artist created, high-performance cosmetics packed with plant-based, organic ingredients and housed in sleek, refillable packaging.

WHEN

2010

WHERE

New York, New York

WHY

As an in-demand editorial makeup artist, Kirsten observed people sacrificing the health of their skin by using irritating, synthetic products—but the natural alternatives she sought out didn’t work. It took seven years to formulate this certified organic, sustainably-minded range that meets her strict standards.

Q&A

Hometown?

Copenhagen, Denmark

Childhood hero?

Pippi Longstocking

Time of day you feel most like yourself?

Answer

Jet lag cure?

Don’t give into napping...

Favorite season?

Spring or early summer

Happy place?

Our house in Easton, Connecticut

Most treasured object?

Two specials rings on my fingers

Bucket list item?

Visiting Japan

Guilty pleasure?

Facials and massages

Feel-good ritual?

Morning meditation

Greatest challenge?

Actually enjoying exercise five days a week

Greatest joy?

Being with my favorite people, being creative, and being in nature

Unexpected inspiration?

Gardening

Words to live by?

Follow your bliss