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Marla Malcolm Beck co-founded Bluemercury in 1999 with her husband Barry Beck. She lives in the Washington, D.C. area with Barry and their three kids. An absolute beauty junkie, Marla sees every moment as beauty in real life – from trips with family to her daily role as CEO of Bluemercury and developer of two cosmetics lines, M-61 Skincare and Lune+Aster Beauty.

Sometimes You Just Need Your Mom

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Sometimes You Just Need Your Mom

Our security alarm went off in the middle of the night the other night.  It was a loud blare and you couldn’t help but be startled and alarmed. Immediately my 10 year old son wandered into our room. And then our 13 year old daughter. They were scared and all they wanted was to crawl into our bed and be safe. Sheryl Sandberg, in her new book, Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy, talks about how her mom crawled into bed with her as she cried herself to sleep every night after the sudden death of her...

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5+ Current Obsessions

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5+ Current Obsessions

From the best new sunscreen to my kids' favorites, read about my current obsessions here

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Creating New Products: Where Good Ideas Come From

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Creating New Products: Where Good Ideas Come From

Recently, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how I come up with ideas for new products. The truth is, they come from you. From our clients, from our beauty experts, from everyone! Over the years I’ve learned that the answers are always right in front of you - you just have to listen. Read more here

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Bronze Away the Winter Blues

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Bronze Away the Winter Blues

There is nothing like a good bronzer for when your skin looks pasty and white in the middle of winter! I love just popping a bronzer on my cheekbones for extra contouring and a hint of sunkissed skin. Read more here. 

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Samples Survival: My Africa Packing List

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Samples Survival: My Africa Packing List

We traveled through Africa this past holiday – it was an unbelievable family trip as we were “unplugged” for most of it. We each only packed a teeny tiny duffel bag. I dug through my drawers and came up with a set of precious samples I brought with me. Read more here.

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Facebook LIVE: Introducing M-61 Skincare PowerGlow® Moisturizer!

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Facebook LIVE: Introducing M-61 Skincare PowerGlow® Moisturizer!

Watch Marla introduce the newest additions to the M-61 Skincare family on Facebook LIVE!

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The Perfect Holiday Cocktail

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The Perfect Holiday Cocktail

Every year after Thanksgiving I find my skin looking dull, pasty and grey. This year I retreated to my bathroom and kitchen cabinets in search of the perfect cocktail for glowing holiday skin. Here it is: A glycolic peel + 15% vitamin C + my special detox glow soup. Read more here

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Facebook LIVE: My December Hotlist

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Facebook LIVE: My December Hotlist

We're having a lot of fun with Facebook LIVE lately, so I wanted to share my Gifting Hotlist with you this month with a video. Here are my favorites for treating them and yourself this holiday season! Read more here. 

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Warm Weather Packing List

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Warm Weather Packing List

We ran down to Palm Beach for Thanksgiving weekend and I had to shift gears from the finally cold fall and figure out what to pack for warm weather. Here's what I packed. Read more here

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Tom Ford: My New Best Friend?

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Tom Ford: My New Best Friend?

Tom Ford is someone you just want to meet. He has impeccable taste. He adores women – their femininity, their power, their uniqueness. We are excited to offer his full line of impeccable makeup and fragrance online and at our Westport, CT store. What do I love? Read more here

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