FOUNDER, JO DAVENPORT CALICA, LAPORTE SWIM
IN 3 WORDS, WHAT DOES COLOR MEAN TO YOU?
Tells A Story.
WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE COLOR & WHY?
It’s hard to say because I love all colors for different reasons.Yellow has always been a favorite but I’ve recently been focused on green and lavender. Green (of any kind), because it’s the color of the heart (in chakras) and good energy. Lavender, because it brings feelings of calm and peace.
WHAT WAS THE FIRST LESSON YOU LEARNED ABOUT BEAUTY?
Take care of your skin.
WHAT'S YOUR DAILY BEAUTY RITUAL?
I dont know if it counts as a beauty ritual but in the morning I get up early to have ample time to enjoy coffee, journal, and get myself grounded for the day. I dont wear makeup that often so I put an emphasis on skincare. Tatcha cleanser, caudalie toner, ren’s aha toner if my skin is struggling, good genes by sunday riley or truth serum by ole henriksen or rose oil by korres, then usually an oil (sunday riley juno oil or herbivore’s green cbd oil) or dior moisturizer and then josie maran’s spf. Always always get your neck! At night I love the fresh rose sleep mask. Okay so I’m a bit of a skincare junky.
HAVE YOU LEARNED ANY LESSONS IN EXPRESSING YOURSELF?I think self expression is an ever evolving thing. There are so many ways to express yourself and they can all be learned or understood at different times in different settings. That in itself has been a big exploration for me in the last year.
WHERE AND HOW DO YOU FIND INSPIRATION?
Everywhere and everything. People, places and all things. I love finding inspiration in unexpected places.
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST INSPIRATION RIGHT NOW?
Honestly, anyone who is just trying to carve their own path. Whether they’re in fashion, fitness, technology, or even friends becoming new parents. It's inspiring to learn about what other people are passionate about and who are going after it. Especially during these times, to see others excited -- that’s the energy that inspires me.
WHAT NAIL COLOR SHOULD EVERYONE HAVE?
Whatever makes them feel their best!
DO YOU HAVE A PERSONAL MANTRA OR AFFIRMATION YOU USE?
Forward is forward. When in doubt, there is always a door number 3.
WHAT ARE SOME BEAUTY PRODUCTS OR PERSONAL WELLNESS RITUALS YOU SWEAR BY?
Hydration. SPF. and optimism. All day, every day.