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Gloria J. Noto
SOCIAL STUDIES : Kerrilynn Pamer //  CEO CAP Beauty

SOCIAL STUDIES : Kerrilynn Pamer // CEO CAP Beauty

A few years ago, my good friend Jaime took me to the most magical shop in the village in NYC.  She knew I was exploring more clean beauty in my life and knew this would be the most special place for me to come see on my next visit from LA.  She was correct.  During this time, there were very few non-toxic, clean beauty stores around.  This one was the most unique of all.  Tiny, cozy, but extremely meticulous in Its aesthetic and it's selection.  I hadn't quite launched NOTO yet, but was in the works of It, praying that one day my...

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Gloria J. Noto
SOCIAL STUDIES // Simone Thompson  - Photographer + Artist + Model

SOCIAL STUDIES // Simone Thompson - Photographer + Artist + Model

A while back I was scrolling through instagram and fell upon this beautiful human, and thought:  "I would be so honored to have them model for NOTO.  They seem so interesting, stunning, and unique."  Cut to maybe a year or so later and we just so happened to end up working together on a photoshoot.  Kismet, meant to be.  Simone then agreed to do a shoot for NOTO for our last beauty series, and my dreams came true.  Aside from being a beauty and one cool human, Simone is also an incredible photographer, artist, and dancer.  The talents are endless. ...

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SOCIAL STUDIES: LEIGH PATTERSON // PHILOSOPHER, VISIONARY + TRUTH SEEKER

SOCIAL STUDIES: LEIGH PATTERSON // PHILOSOPHER, VISIONARY + TRUTH SEEKER

Connecting to others begins with connecting to yourself. Leigh Patterson uses her work to dive deeper into the building blocks of what it means to be human and how to communicate that personally, creatively + professionally.  Not to mention being the founder of THE MOON LISTS - something we are excited to carry in our NOTO Flagship Shop.  She helps one remember who they are in this journal, while taking thing slowly and sitting with ones personal expansion.  Read more about her quest for meaning and intention below.  Who are you?Leigh Patterson - Founder, The Moon Lists  - Founder of Editorial + Creative...

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SOCIAL STUDIES: MARCELO GUTIERREZ // MAKEUP ARTIST, WRITER + FILM DIRECTOR

SOCIAL STUDIES: MARCELO GUTIERREZ // MAKEUP ARTIST, WRITER + FILM DIRECTOR

Change is inevitable. Marcelo demonstrates the kind of grace it takes to create evolution through that change. By telling stories through film-making and make-up artistry, he uses creativity and collaboration to help make sense of the complex dynamics in modern living. Marcello proves that you can accept the unknown by allowing yourself to dive deeper into the meaning of your everyday work.  Who are you? My name is Marcelo Gutierrez, I'm a makeup artist, film director + writer living in Brooklyn, NY. I believe myself to be a butterfly - resilient, constantly evolving and always following the correct wind patterns. By...

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