Briar Winters' Profile
A pastry chef by day, I translate my love for exquisite ingredients into nourishing natural skin care & teas by night.
Marble & Milkweed is inspired by the poetry inherent in any well-crafted thing. It's also brought to you by the cool, smooth skin of my clawfoot bathtub in the kitchen on Rivington Street, in New York City's Lower East Side, where the healing powers of water serve both as refuge and as muse.
The scientific name of Milkweed's genus is Asclepius, named after the Greek god of medicine and healing. In Hindu mythology it is believed that the universe was created by a god drunk on the milky white juices of the plant. Today, milkweed is the primary source of food for the monarch butterfly, among other pollinating insects. It's my hope that the precious nectars you'll find here will likewise nourish you into winged resplendence!…
- Born on March 11
- Joined August 15, 2010