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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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Gloria J. Noto
A Very NOTO Holiday - Botanic Gift Edit

A Very NOTO Holiday - Botanic Gift Edit

Our botanic gift edit is here, detailing some of the high grade + ethically sourced botanic based ingredients we use to achieve clean + honest results. NOTO is a gift you can feel good about giving ! Our Multi-Benne Stain in Genet is our deepest hue - the color comes from iron oxide, which is a chemical compound widespread in nature - ours is fair-trade sourced. This multi-use color builds, nourishes, and repairs.  Accompanying vetiver and hemp seed oil, our Agender Oil is made with lavender, an all around master calmer and sweet subtle scent. Our Moisture Riser is made...

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Gloria J. Noto
SOCIAL STUDIES :  SATURN // Singer + Performer + Healer

SOCIAL STUDIES : SATURN // Singer + Performer + Healer

It's almost difficult to describe how unique and special Saturn is. Not only with their music, their looks, their performance, but how they think, work, and share.  It's rare to find authentic voices these days where it feels that they stem from their very own creation.  Saturn, to me is one of those artists.  These may be some of my most favorite answers from our Social Studies series.  Thank you Saturn for sharing who you are with us.  And to our readers, if you want some sounds to help get you through your day, you have to flip your dial...

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Gloria J. Noto
SOCIAL STUDIES: MASAMI HOSONO // Hair stylst + Owner of VACANCY PROJECT

SOCIAL STUDIES: MASAMI HOSONO // Hair stylst + Owner of VACANCY PROJECT

Over the last few years on my visits to NYC, I started noticing a lot of people in my mutual circles of cool kids all having these incredible hair cuts and styles.  I thought maybe it was just a NY thing, always being ahead of the cultural game, but then I started to notice a common thread - Vacancy Project.  And the person behind it - Masami Hosono.  I think Masami has helped cultivate not only fashion culture in NY but also queer hair culture.  Which, we all know is a real thing ( thinking back to my extreme asymmetrical art...

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