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I Put Fall Produce on My Face, for Beauty

I Put Fall Produce on My Face, for Beauty

When I shop for clothes, I tend to shop with my hands—where in the rack is that one deliciously squishy sweater or silky smooth slip? Which pieces feel just OK to touch, but make up for it in sleeve volume? 

But when I shop for food, I shop with my eyes. It’s the colors! Let me tell you, a farmers market table piled high with a sunset of carrots, fat tomatoes, apples with splotchy red tans where the light hit them longest…. It’s a visual feast that gives me the same breathless feeling I get staring at a Northern Renaissance still life, except an artist didn’t mix those colors from greasy paints in tubes, THE GROUND made them. I covet my farmers market haul as much as I do the latest season of candy-hued Dior 5 Couleurs eyeshadow palettes. And letting myself indulge in the aesthetics of food has inadvertently made me a healthier eater and a better chef, too, because in chasing beautiful colors, I’m also A) shopping the freshest local products and B) prioritizing fruits and veggies over starchy fried foods. Speaking of beige alternatives, have you ever seen a head of purple cauliflower? It was so beautiful I had to own it immediately. Which is all to say: I often leave with too many fruits (I’ve taken to baking them into simple cakes once they go soft) and newly in-season vegetables I have no idea how to cook. By season’s end, I will.

Now that we’re well into…

I Put Fall Produce on My Face, for Beauty – Repeller

When I shop for clothes, I tend to shop with my hands-where in the rack is that one deliciously squishy sweater or silky smooth slip? Which pieces feel just OK to touch, but make up for it in sleeve volume? But when I shop for food, I shop with my eyes.



I Put Fall Produce on My Face, for Beauty

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