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Cucumber face


Nurturing Skin

We finally grated a freshly harvested cucumber from our garden and copied what the native Korean ladies in our family have tried to teach us. Take good care of your skin. Yes, pretty high maintenance. Cleanse properly and follow as many of the ten steps as possible. The cold cucumber felt so good on our face especially after doing a deep detox clay mask beforehand all while soaking in a proper hot resurrection bath with seaweed and mineral salts. Not for everyday, but so nice the day of.

1. Remove make up or sunblock if wearing using wipes, micellar water or any method of choice.

2. Cleanse again with a nice balm or oil. Remove with warm water or cotton pad or washcloth.

3. Clean again with another whatever you're using facial cleanser foam, gel, etc. Rub gently in circular motions all over face and try for 60 seconds which feels like forever. Rinse off thoroughly with room temperature water.

4. Toner

5. Essence (we usually skip this part)

6. Serum

7. Face oil

8. Eye cream

9. Moisturizer (or eye cream after)

10. Pat or press palm gently onto face for 30 seconds to allow all the products to soak in and allow for a quick massage.



Krystal Chang

Krystal Chang is a writer and designer of flowers, installations, and landscapes in Los Angeles. Her background in architecture and construction informs the spatial quality of her work. She creates bespoke florals for events and clients including Esters Wine Shop, Lunya, Design Within Reach, and Poketo. She designs landscapes for residential and commercial clients with a focus on native and sustainable gardens. Currently she is mostly thinking about food: what to get, where to get it, how to cook it, how to save it. Also, trying to work, reading, and tending to the care and feeding of too many indoor plants and a sourdough starter.
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JAM in House contributpr Christina

Christina Graci is a lover of all things beauty, health and wellness. She has been busy in the industry for 15 years. She is currently doing lots of self care, cooking, and staying active, reconnecting with herself, partner and friends.
IG: @xtinaesthetics

JAM now Triana

Triana Cristobal is an east coast native, west coast transplant. She is a ballerina turned fitness professional. She is also a music maker. You can find her on the dance floor but currently she's back home in nature taking long, beautiful hikes.
IG: @it_me_triana

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Holiday season 2019 premiere party

Thank you to my daughter, Imogen, and husband, Jeremy, my family, my friends, my JAM team and especially to all the continuously dedicated healthcare workers, frontline, food banks, couriers and all the many others helping with economic, racial, gender inequalities, climate change and social justice.