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Beauty Bonds

By Jayne Chase

Photography by Nick Mele Photography


The beginning of the year is the perfect time to nail down a healthy beauty routine, whether that be a new face wash system or a healthier hair product. Stylish pals Tom Shaffer and Margaret Bastick Luce let us in on their regime and products that keep them looking their best throughout the whole year.

Tom Shaffer is real-life Mad Men, having worked at both Grey Group and Publicis Groupe advertising on major beauty accounts like Revlon, Pantene and Cover Girl. Now that he has moved full-time to Palm Beach, he is busy volunteering for the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County’s Building Better Readers program and supporting local charities like Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach and the Center for Creative Education. As one might imagine, Shaffer is also a fabulous interior designer with a creative sensibility only a real-life Don Draper could have matched!

Harry razor blades ($16) are my go-to, and The Art of Shaving Bergamot and Neroli shaving cream ($25) makes 
shaving enjoyable.”

Hermès eau d’orange verte gives me an instant lift as I head out the door in the evening.” $130

Lisa Marie Owens Salon keeps my hair in good shape. Dyson Supersonic hair dryer ($400) gets the job done faster.”

Margaret Bastick Luce started her career as a Ford model and actress walking the runways of high-end houses like Dolce & Gabbana and Valentino. Since her modeling days, she has always believed that beauty comes from within and maintains a holistic lifestyle and diet in Florida. Her many outdoor hobbies include horseback riding, golf and yoga, as well as a yearly trip to an ashram with long hikes and lots of meditation to keep her balanced and aligned. In addition, Luce serves on many boards and supports local charities, she is passionate about Next Level Water, believing it is the safest and healthiest drinking water available today.

” I love Eve Lom cleanser, sold at Net-A-Porter.” $75

“Biologique Recherche lotion P50 is also a great product, sold at Sia Beauty in New York.” $65-$98

“La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating hand cream with SPF 15 is a must in Florida.” $220,