Agent Woman: Carly Cushnie

Agent Woman

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A woman with tenacity, confidence, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a distinct point of view when it comes to holistic beauty and wellness. Women that our founder, Jena Covello, admire most. 

Designed in New York, Cushnie is a luxury women’s ready-to-wear and accessories line crafted by Carly Cushnie. Her mission? To serve the modern woman with artfully crafted, clean, sculptural lines. From Michelle Obama to Beyoncé, among many others, Carly has dressed a variety of successful women with a refined sense of cosmopolitan minimalism and femininity.  

Name: Carly Cushnie

Instagram: @carlycushnie

Beauty Icon:  Lisa Bonet

Favorite city for inspiration:  Mexico City

Introvert or extrovert:  Introvert

Daily uniform: Black turtleneck and high waisted jeans.

AM ritual: First, I cleanse with True Botanicals Pre-Cleansing Oil and Renew Cleanser. Then I apply Agent Nateur (holi) oil, followed Joanna Vargas Daily Moisturizer, and finish with Supergoop SPF. Post-shower, I apply the Agent Nateur body oil.

When it comes to makeup, I like Nars Tinted Moisturizer and Agent Nateur (holi) glow ageless eye serum.

PM wind down: Similarly to my AM routine, I cleanse with True Botanicals Pre Cleansing Oil and Renew Cleanser. Again I apply Agent Nateur (holi) oil, Summer Fridays Jetlag Mask, Dr. Barbara Sturm Darker Skin Tones Face Cream Rich, their glow drops, and then Agent Nateur (holi) eye.  Sometimes I add True Botanicals Overnight Mask if my skin is feeling super dry.

Secret skill: Remembering every single word someone has said. 

Best Advice you’ve ever received: Go with your gut.

A mistake you’ve learned from: Not going with my gut.

To your younger self: Be the boldest, most unapologetic version of yourself.

A wellness expert who has significantly helped you: My acupuncturist has helped me through everything from stress, fatigue, skin issues, digestive issues, and both my pregnancies.  I can't live without her.

Favorite wellness/beauty book: I love the cookbook by the Hemsley sisters "The Art of Eating Well."  I'm a big fan of their good for you recipes and I've cooked from it so many times.