Gwyneth’s Summer Read

white-space-for-blog28Cult Beauty just received this week’s installment of Gwyneth Paltrow’s newsletter, GOOP – usually a source of great amusement with her, ‘Let them eat cake’ attitude to the current economic climate and how it affects us mortals!

Anyway, this week’s GOOP is full of ideas for summer reads, one caught my eye by Robyn O’Brien, called The Unhealthy Truth: How Our Food Is Making Us Sick – And What We Can Do About It. It is a no holds barred examination of the food industry in the US and how the corporations are working, rather too closely, with the FDA, the government body responsible for regulating them. Apparently Robyn, the author, is being touted as the next Erin Brockovich….

Read an interview with Robyn here


Verity Douglas

Verity Douglas

Content Editor

Verity is our Content Editor and a Cult Beauty veteran. Currently on maternity leave, raising Cult Beauty’s honorary ‘word nerd’, Tabitha, she speaks fluent ‘beauty’ and loves nothing more than the marriage of language and lip balm (and cleanser and candles… ad infinitum). Nothing can stop her from quoting Nancy Mitford, treating herself to yet another Bella Freud candle for her desk or buying that pilgrim-esque collared or heavily fringed outfit she’s been eyeing. You can trust her to debunk widespread beauty myths and dispense invaluable advice with ease…