I have worn many hats in my lifetime. You probably have, too. I’ve been thinking a lot about those various roles and personas lately as I’ve been shifting everything in my life - from my living environment to my work environment to my social environment. A little back story. Last month, … [Read more...] about Hats. Bald Spots. And, what lies beneath.
Somewhere over the last few years, with more and more friends facing breast cancer, I learned that one of the first things a doctor will tell a patient who has been diagnosed is to go home and read the ingredients in the personal care products they use every day - and switch to safer. The same … [Read more...] about Breast Cancer Prevention
Your skin is your largest organ. And, just like every other organ in your body, it needs nutrition, hydration & oxygen. On the regular! How do you know if your skin is getting what it needs? Well, it's pretty easy to tell. If your skin feels taut, dry, oily or irritated...it's telling you … [Read more...] about Four Steps to Better Skin Care
For a while, it seemed pretty common to hear stories about young women giving birth to babies and then leaving the baby in a dumpster somewhere. Remember that? I haven't heard any stories like this lately. (To be honest, I didn't want to Google to find out. I have a feeling it is probably still … [Read more...] about The Meaning in Menopause
Okay, you're ready. You want to make the switch to safer, but you really don't know where to start. It can be a little overwhelming. Paralyzing even. Either you are terrified and just want to throw away everything in your bathroom. Or, you are afraid to even get started down the rabbit hole. I … [Read more...] about How to Make the Switch to Safer.
Okay, it's Melanoma Monday and May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. It's crazy to think that skin cancer is the MOST COMMON cancer in the United States. It's also the most PREVENTABLE! Here are a few facts from the Skin Cancer Foundation: 1 in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer by … [Read more...] about How to Choose a Safer Sunscreen
Your skin is your largest organ & what you put on it matters. It really does. If you are buying organic & trying to ‘live clean’, but you haven’t stopped to think about what is going on your skin – now is the time. Think about the number of products you use every … [Read more...] about What is the clean beauty movement?
Alrighty - Mineral Oil. Is it bad for me? Should I avoid it? What's the scoop? Mineral oil is found in SO many products: moisturizersfoundationshair productsbaby productsbaby oil In fact, often the only ingredient in baby oil is mineral oil. So, it can't be that bad, right? Well, here's … [Read more...] about Is Mineral Oil Dangerous?
Once in a while I hear this question. Is Beautycounter an MLM? The short answer. No. It's actually very different. Beautycounter is a Direct Retail brand - sold direct to consumers through multiple channels (online, in stores & pop-up shops, through consultants & through retail … [Read more...] about Is Beautycounter a MLM?
I love starting a new project. Dreaming it up. Having the vision. Making the commitment. All of those stages are so exciting and energizing. But then, it's time to sit down and face the blank page. To start turning those ideas into words. Actions. Next steps. It can be paralyzing. Have you … [Read more...] about Where do I begin?