Known for its stately beauty and complex scent, the iris has served as a meaningful symbol and versatile ingredient since ancient Egyptian times. Greeks planted purple irises on the graves of women to lead their souls to the afterlife, while Germans suspended the flower’s bulb in beer barrels to keep their brews fresh. This spring, the elegant bloom is celebrated in beauty launches that harness the myriad benefits found in its valuable extract.
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
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