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Noël Duan

Noël Duan (@noelduan) is a New York- and San Francisco-based writer, editor, and researcher. She is writing a novel about adolescence in pre-2008 recession Silicon Valley.

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10 best CBD oil lotions, creams, and other topicals to try

A beauty editor tries CBD oil-based beauty products, which are available for shipping to most states and offer anti-aging and anti-inflammatory benefits.

Noël Duan - May 16, 2017

Pot for Pets: 8 CBD-Enriched Dog Treats for Your Pupper

Curious about cannabis for canines? Check out the eight best CBD-infused dog treats on the market, and learn why they're great for your furry fluffer friends.

Noël Duan - May 31, 2017

5 THC Topicals Putting Cannabis Skin Care on the Map

Discover five quality topicals pioneering the beauty industry with THC formulas. Recommended by a beauty editor, they're perfect for your skin care regimen.

Noël Duan - April 21, 2017

Hemp Seed Oil for Your Skin: 10 THC-Free Topicals to Explore

Explore 10 THC-free hemp seed oil topicals, recommended by a beauty editor to replace everyday beauty products and become part of your skin care regimen.

Noël Duan - April 21, 2017

8 Exotic and Unlikely Places to Buy Cannabis Around the World

From Jamaica to The Maldives to Mexico City, we bring you the eight most exotic shops, markets, clubs, and dispensaries purveying marijuana abroad.

Noël Duan - August 25, 2017

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Getting to Know the Glossy Cannabis Lifestyle Magazines on the Market

Love glossies like NY Mag, The Gentlewoman, and Lucky Peach? Find the perfect cannabis lifestyle magazine to subscribe to based on your personal faves.

Noël Duan - January 23, 2018

New York to Nor-Cal: How This NYC Fashion Editor Became a West Coast Cannabis Entrepreneur

Meet Claudia Mata, who left NYC fashion mags behind to start a Nor-Cal cannabis business and raise her kids in a more laid-back community.

Noël Duan - November 17, 2017

The Stoner Diet: How Getting High Will Help You Eat Your Veggies

If you’re trying to get into a wellness regimen and have a hard time resisting deep-dish pizza after a sesh, take heed of Noël Duan's “Stoner Diet” tips.

Noël Duan - November 4, 2017

Noël Duan’s Guide to Cannabis Products for the Basic B*tch in All of Us

From bath bombs to rose gold grinders to pumpkin spice blondies, these 10 on-trend cannabis products fit perfectly with the curated lifestyle.

Noël Duan - October 30, 2017

CBD + Adaptogens = Beauty? This NYC Brand Thinks So

Cult NYC beauty brand CAP Beauty claims its adaptogen-and-CBD edible oil will make you more beautiful from the inside out.

Noël Duan - October 6, 2017

Smoke and Mirrors: Korean Smokewear Brand Sundae School Challenges Stereotypes

Shaped by Korean cultural influences and a Christian upbringing, the designers behind Sundae School embrace cannabis culture as a way to combat conformity.

Noël Duan - September 12, 2017

Smoke and Mirrors: Designer Cannabis Jewelry to Elevate Any Wardrobe

These five fashion brands offer cannabis-inspired statement jewelry at every price point, as their designs advocate for cannabis legalization.

Noël Duan - August 28, 2017

8 Exotic and Unlikely Places to Buy Cannabis Around the World

From Jamaica to The Maldives to Mexico City, we bring you the eight most exotic shops, markets, clubs, and dispensaries purveying marijuana abroad.

Noël Duan - August 25, 2017

Smoke and Mirrors: Cannabis, Fashion, and How It All Connects to Rihanna

High fashion has recently embraced cannabis culture, turning it into haute couture. But this begs the question: Who gets to celebrate cannabis in the open?

Noël Duan - July 27, 2017

Pot for Pets: 8 CBD-Enriched Dog Treats for Your Pupper

Curious about cannabis for canines? Check out the eight best CBD-infused dog treats on the market, and learn why they're great for your furry fluffer friends.

Noël Duan - May 31, 2017