Mattie Kahn

Mattie Kahn is a writer who lives in New York. She thinks a lot about style, politics, culture, and George Eliot. A culinary school graduate, she has butchered a whole duck, half a cow, and much of her makeup routine. She found blush. It all got better.

Travel

Spas To Bookmark: Israel

Where cleanliness is quite literally next to godliness  Read more >

The Technique

So, You Gave Up On Your Juice Cleanse; It’s OK! Have A Popsicle

Three easy ways to feel like you're on your health grind as winter drags onRead more >

Five Cool Things

Make A Better Bed

Resolve to sleep more (with nicer accoutrements) in 2016Read more >

As Told To ITG

Inside The World Of Natural, Inexpensive Beauty Products

Whole Foods' Global Coordinator for beauty products Maren Giuliano on “base-line standards,” skincare routines, and the matchless avocadoRead more >

The Review

Beauty Products For Swimfans

L’Oréal Kids Tangle Tamer will not doRead more >

The Extras

Instagram's Flavor Of The Month

Some thoughts on how ombré hair, pastel dye jobs, architectural eyebrows, or any other beauty trend might last on social mediaRead more >

Word of Mouth

Please Be Kind To Your Skin

The counterpoint to the "If it hurts that means it's working" argumentRead more >

The Extras

Some Notes On The Couple's Massage

And why they don't have to be really super awkward most of the timeRead more >

Misc.

Running Sucks; Do It Anyway

Don't do it for the health benefits—do it for the state of mindRead more >