Blair Lauren Brown is the alchemist, founder of Verté Essentials, a luxury wellness and beauty brand featured in Forbes and Cosmopolitan, among others. One of the first all-natural beauty and wellness products to reach US and international shelves featuring cannabis CBD as an ingredient, Verté maintains a reputation for innovative and effective formulations. Working with a host of diversely qualified partners from biochemical engineers to estheticians, and wellness practitioners to a master cannabis cultivators, Brown has created a trusted process for bringing an ancient plant back into the respected forefront of our culture. Recognized as a leader in cannabis wellness, Brown can be found teaching cannabis medicine, Sadhana Yoga, and other practices around the country at events and retreats. In 2017, she presented the Cannabis Mirror, a talk on the history of cannabis in the US, with TEDx Sun Valley.