Alison Wu makes us want to wellness even harder than we already do. This foodie’s stunning Instagram account loaded with layered smoothies, rainbow toasts, and the pastel color scheme of our dreams keeps us inspired to eat well noon to night.
Wu’s real-life kitchen cuteness, which can be drooled over here, is evidence that her great taste extends beyond the plate. We asked the wellness blogger to share some of her most-loved lifestyle objects and home goods in our My Favorites series…
Moisturizer or oils: January Lab, Eighteen B
Hair product: Hairstory New Wash
Face cleanser: Osmia Organics Black Clay Facial Bar
Makeup staple: Vapour highlighting stick
Lip balm: Evan Healy Whipped Shea Butter
Skin mask: ACTIVIST 850+ Manuka Honey as a mask
Spa treatment of choice: microcurrent + LED facials
Perfume: Maison Louis Marie No.4, Xinu Copala, Crosby Elements Emerald Hair Perfume
Daily supplement: Urban Moonshine Digestive Bitters
Superfood staples: Reishi, Ashwagandha, chlorella
Fitnesswear: Outdoor Voices, Beyond Yoga
Gym/studio: Back Body Project with Meegan Gregg
Good reading + podcasts: NYTimes app, Man Repeller, The Cut, The Daily podcast
Bedding: Parachute linen sheets, Upstate silk pillow cases
Candle: Wu Haus candle series — coming soon!
Kitchen good: Benriner Japanese mandolin
Art + decor: Rebekka Seale paintings
Flower or plant: The magnolia trees blooming in Portland right now.
Favorite shop: Oroboro NYC
T-shirt: Cotton Citizen
Shoe: Too many to name!
Jacket: Milena Silvano Moon Coat
Piece of jewelry: Loren Stewart diamond flanked signet ring worn on my pinkie and engraved with my dog and cat’s initials.
Dresses: I’m more of a jumpsuit kind of gal.
Sunglasses: I never spend more than $20 on a pair of sunglasses. I usually pick up pairs randomly along my travels.
Food + Drink
Fridge staples: Fully stocked produce drawer, nuts, seeds, kraut/kimchi
Juice or smoothie: Anything with lots of kale.
Weekly dinner: Roasted chicken, salad, roasted vegetables
Snack always on hand: Bulletproof collagen bars
Favorite wine: Skin-contact wines from Georgia and Italy
Luggage: Away Carry-On in sand
Travel staple: reusable water bottle and travel mug
In-Flight essentials: water, Weleda Skin Food
Hotel: Ludlow Hotel in NYC, Masseria Moroseta in Puglia, Italy, Berber Lodge in Morocco
Book: When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron
App can’t live without: Google Maps
Want more from Alison? Check out her In My Fridge interview and peek at what the blogger actually eats daily…