Pure Picks: Olivia Chantecaille

Sylvie Chantecaille founded Chantecaille Beauté with clean, botanical ingredients and philanthropy in mind—the family-run business partners with wildlife and climate change initiatives. Her daughter and creative director, Olivia Chantecaille, notes inspirations and her latest work.




“I am passionate about preserving the natural world around us, and have my eye on nature-inspired products tailored to busy, working moms balancing life between the city and the Hamptons.” —Olivia Chantecaille. Photo by Philippe Chantecaille
“I’m excited about our new Luminescent Eye Shades because they support six of Africa’s most endangered animals. The metallic earth-tone shades, inspired by African landscapes and wildlife, have a unique, easy-to-apply gel-powder formula.” Luminescent Eye Shade, $52, Chantecaille, chantecaille.com
“This miracle mask is loaded with 24k gold, which is really calming. It soothes all of my summer skin damage and revives my complexion for a very busy fall season.” Gold Recovery Mask, $270, Chantecaille
“Ulla’s beautiful prints and the golden, marigold earth tones of this silk dress take me back to Africa.” Antoinette floral-print silk maxi dress, $1,195, Ulla Johnson, available at Moda Operandi, modaoperandi.com
“I’m looking forward to the neutrals of fall. I’ll be wearing our new Lip Veil in Tamboti, a rich, warm beige that directly gives back to African elephants. It’s lightweight and nourishing, thanks to FairWild-certified baobab oil.” Lip Veil in Tamboti, $48, Chantecaille
“This ring caught my eye because it’s inspired by the mysterious, rarely seen endangered pangolin—my new favorite animal. Sales benefit the Tikki Hywood Foundation, a conservation group we also support with our Luminescent Eye Shades.” Patrick Mavros Pangolin Haka ring in 18k gold, $7,168.50, Patrick Mavros, patrickmavros.com
“Playa products are clean, cruelty-free and easy to recycle. This hair oil transforms dry and surf-damaged locks, and protects them from UV damage. I love that it’s infused with natural ingredients like vitamin E and antioxidant tomato extract.” Ritual hair oil, $38, Playa, playabeauty.com
“I love that Stella refuses to use leather, and I want to support her mission. I’m always carrying makeup and skin-care samples, children’s books, crayons, snacks—this bag holds everything!” Stella logo tote bag in beige, $790, Stella McCartney, stellamccartney.com