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The 6 Beauty Items You Shouldn't Live Without This Summer

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Summer is one of my favorite seasons because it’s low key and so much fun! This summer we don’t have any big trips planned so I have high hopes of spending my days in the pool with my family, friends and their littles, soaking up all the vitamin D, chili seasoned mangoes and laughter I can handle!

But what I’ve realized is that being pregnant during the summer months can definitely be a challenge–our Southern California heat seems even hotter and the sunscreen ingredients just make me cringe! I am really careful about the products I use day to day, but I am especially careful while I’m pregnant. All those chemies can make their way into mama AND baby's bloodstream. No thank you Coppertone.

Choosing safe skincare and beauty products is everything to me. But it's not really about me, it's about protecting my family (those born and unborn) from the harmful effects of the toxic ingredients used. 

Plus, summer products are so important! They help protect you, nourish your sun-kissed skin and make you feel beautiful.

I like to keep things quite simple during the summer–it never feels good to me to cake on makeup or use greasy, stinky sunscreens. So as the temps rise and pool time becomes part of our daily routine, I’ve found myself turning to a few simple products and not a whole lot more. I wanted to share these beauties with you in hopes to encourage you on your non-toxic living journey and just share some tried and true favorites.

Each of these beauty and skincare products are as clean as they come, leaving out any toxic or questionable ingredients. This is so important, especially as women and mothers, because we tend to be the ones lathering our bodies in harmful products on the daily with potentially hundreds of toxic chemicals (and sometimes sharing them with our little ones). Swapping out your makeup and skincare products for cleaner, safer options can help improve your hormone health, fertility, weight, energy and so much more!

Beautycounter’s Countersun Spray

I just purchased the Countersun line a few weeks ago and have used it almost every day since, either on myself or on our daughter. This is not a chemical based sunscreen that filters the suns UV rays and uses skin irritating ingredients that have been linked to the collapse of coral reefs around the world, not to mention ocean pollution. Countersun is a mineral-based sunscreen that actually blocks the sun’s UV rays and is much safer for our bodies (and our oceans). Mineral-based sunscreens are also perfect for those with sensitive skin as well as babies and kids. Countersun also uses a non-nano zinc oxide which is basically larger particles of the mineral so there is no risk of absorption into the skin and therefore the sunscreen...it’s better to get zinc from oysters anyway!

Primally Pure Eucalyptus + Lavender Body Butter

This is the best post-swim/beach/river/sun-soaked day moisturizer you’ll find. Period. It’s thick and super hydrating and smells incredible. I’ve been using PP’s body butters for years, but this newer scent is my go-to these days. This is also the only thing I use on my growing preggo belly! I used it with my first full-term pregnancy and not one stretch mark!

*Side note–the sweet ladies over at PP shared a little discount code for my readers to use through June! Enter “ALO10” at checkout to get 10% off your purchase through June 30!

Primally Pure Charcoal Deodorant

Aka God’s gift to armpits...and to anyone close enough to smell you. I have been using natural deodorant for about 10 years and none of them ever worked the way I wanted (I’m talking rashes, funny smelling BO, itchiness, etc.) until I met Primally Pure’s deodorant. Instant chemistry, instant love. Sure they smell good, but most importantly their deodorant actually performs. Recently they added the Charcoal deodorant to their lineup (among a few other delights like geranium and tea tree) and I’ll just say this–I never leave home without a few good swipes (or the whole tube!). Deodorant can be one of the most toxic everyday products you use on your body so if you haven’t made the switch, let this be your sign! And don't forget to use promo code "ALO10" for 10% off your order through June!

Beautycounter’s Rose Lipsheer

My go-to makeup routine lately has been Tint Skin Foundation, Volumizing mascara, Rose Lipsheer and ta-da! Done! What I love most about the Lipsheers are that they are so moisturizing while still sticking around, unlike lipgloss. Rose is my fave, everyday (and night) color...little pink-little red perfection. I honestly never leave home without it!

Body Deli Cucumber Juice Elixir

Sunburn remedy extraordinaire! This toner is full of living ingredients like fresh greens, kombucha, chlorophyll and chlorella. Because of its fresh ingredients, you keep this little love in the fridge which makes it that much more wonderful when you spray it on sun-kissed skin. I also love to use it in the morning with a fresh face while I’m making breakfast (since it’s in the fridge!). It’s cool, smells so stinking delicious (like can we use this as a cocktail mixer!?) and super clean–perfect for that accidental sunburn!

Primally Pure Cleansing Oil

Have you ever heard of oil cleansing? It’s so awesome and the perfect night-time routine to begin this summer. Oil cleansing helps to pull out impurities while purifying and nourishing your skin. It’s good for all skin types and I’ve heard from so many women that after the initial adjustment (about a week or so), their skin balanced itself out! I’ve been using the Dry Skin Cleansing Oil for a few weeks and I am loving the nightly routine and what it’s doing to my skin! Here is a great “how-to” post written my dear friend and the creator of Primally Pure, Bethany.

*Don’t forget about that 10% off promo code for all Primally Pure purchase in June! Use promo code “ALO10” at checkout through June 30!

What are some of your go-to summer faves? Have you tried any of these ones? Share the love in the comments!

xo

Justine

Episode 74 | Clearing Up Confusion on Changes in the Skincare Industry with Kate Criswell

We’ve been talking a lot about creating a non-toxic home on the podcast so we wanted to make sure we didn’t leave out one of the most important aspects, your beauty and skincare routine. These are the products we use daily, that sit on our skin for hours and hours and ultimately find their way into our bloodstream, making their safety a major concern.

Today we’re getting into some of the nitty gritty of the beauty industry with our dear friend and a woman who is passionate about health, fitness and safer beauty, Kate Criswell. Kate is a Managing Director with Beautycounter and is one of the women we go to often with questions about the beauty industry and what’s really going on behind fancy labels and companies upping their “greenwashing” game.

In today’s episode, our big focus and the main questions we put together for Kate were about going beyond labels like, “natural” and “organic,” and figuring out what is really being used and showing up in our beauty and skincare products. We also want to know how to choose products that are truly safer, made by companies who are taking a stand for real change within the industry and doing the rigorous testing needed.

Kate shares what the term “greenwashing” means, why “natural” products aren’t always as safe as you’d think, and why the safety of the ingredients used may be a bigger deal than their sourcing. She’s also got some great resources and ways to help you dig into your makeup bag and learn about the products you’re using and just how safe they really are.

Our hope is always to create conversations about topics that affect our health and share information that can help you make healthier choices within your life. We hope we can continue the better beauty convo with today’s episode and encourage you to create changes that positively impact your and your family’s health!

Highlight Reel:

04:12 | How greenwashing may = brainwashing

11:15 | Sourcing vs. safety

17:25 | The best resource for getting started with better beauty

27:45 | What’s trending this year in the safer skincare world

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Your Better Beauty & Non-toxic Home Black Friday/Small Biz Saturday DEALS

Yes, it's that time of year again and we are all excited to get some steals and deals on our fave goodies during Black Friday! I am also a huge fan of Small Business Saturday because I am all about supporting small companies doing big things in the world!

So as you sip that cup of Joe and peruse all the deals out there (because EVERYONE has got stuff going on), I wanted to share with you some of my favorite companies and what they're doing this weekend. 

And since I am all about creating a non-toxic environment and getting you and your loved ones all stocked up with clean beauty goodness, I am doing some serious GIVEAWAYS today! (scroll down to get the deets)

But first...THE DEALS! Oh my goodness friend, I am so stoked about all these because it's the perfect opportunity to add to your collection of non-toxic products to support your health and also help your loved ones do the same!

Plus you're supporting me and other small businesses so THANK YOU ahead of time!

Beautycounter Black Friday Promos–

Beautycounter's Holiday Sets are the perfect gifts and stocking stuffers for all the ladies in your life! Plus they have plenty of other goodies to splurge on if you're just looking to fill your safer beauty collection while there are hot deals going on!

> FREE SHIPPING on orders over $100 Friday thru Sunday at 11:59pm

> Cleansing Balm and cloth | $38* 

> Lash Power Duo - mini Volumizing Mascara (my favorite!!) and travel makeup remover | $20*

*These sets have limited quantities and will most likely sell out by end of day Friday!

Gift(s) with purchase...

  • FREE Beautycounter+ Spa Set of choice with any purchase over $250 Friday thru Sunday at 11:59pm...uuuuuuum this is amazing! That's an $88 value! There are some details about the spa sets below so you can figure out what will be best for your skin!

More about the Beautycounter+ Spa Sets (gift with purchase) for Black Friday:

This Collection of targeted masks, mists and oils were formulated with SAFER INGREDIENTS to enhance your current skincare regimen! Products to brighten, plump and balance the skin.

🍊No. 1 Brightening Collection ~ Infused with multi-source vitamin C complex, brightens dull skin and boosts radiance. Helps minimize dark spots for a more even complexion and radiant glow.

🌸No. 2 Plumping Collection ~ Formulated with powerful peony and jasmine essences to restore and firm moisture-depleted skin. Helps diminish the appearance of fine lines.

🖤No. 3 Balancing Collection ~ Infused with activated charcoal and ylang ylang to gently refine oily, uneven skin. Charcoal removes excess oil and impurities. This collection works great for acne and breakout prone skin.

  • Spend $150* and choose from the following lip glosses, all from our Holiday Sets (limited to first FOUR order confirmations sent via email to justine@alowellness.com, gifts are first come, first serve!):

PLEASE email your gift preference from the options above (first come, first serve) to justine@alowellness.com by end of day on November 27 to qualify.

*All dollar amounts are pre-tax and pre-shipping.  Limit one gift with purchase per person.  MUST purchase using the links on this page with Justine Campbell as your consultant.*

**Gifts will be sent the first week of December.**

 

Primally Pure Promos...

If you've been following the blog for any amount of time, you know Primally Pure is one of my very favorite non-toxic skincare lines. Their products are safe, clean and work like a charm and they make absolutely beautiful gifts! I especially love all their kit options, they are so perfect for gift giving!

  • Spend $60 and receive Primally Pure's brand new (full size) Black Charcoal Deodorant for FREE!

Shop Primally Pure here!

Branch Basics Promos...

Branch Basics has been my go-to for non-toxic cleaning for the past few years and they just recently re-launched their Concentrate with an even cleaner formula and it is A M A Z I N G. I use it on all the things, literally. It's the only cleaning product we use in our home and I'm so grateful for the option! If you are planning to conceive (like, ever), are pregnant or have little ones, this cleaning option is a must for keeping your family safe!

  • 20% off their Starter Kits and products PLUS free shipping through Cyber Monday! Their kits even come with a cute holiday bow for gifting! Use promo code "GIVECLEAN" at checkout!

Shop Branch Basics here!

 

Alright, there you have it! I hope you all have a beautiful weekend! Don't forget that if you purchase with Beautycounter to email your order confirmation to justine@alowellness.com to claim your gift!

Happy Holidays my friend! May you be beyond blessed this season!

xo

Justine

The Better Beauty Gift Guide–The Gifts that Keep on Giving

If you’re anything like me, this year you thought, “This is the year I am going to get all my holiday shopping done BEFORE November. No stress. Think ahead. Relax during the holidays.”...then November rolled around and you realize you’re back to your usual holiday scramble. Anyone?

No worries, there’s still plenty of time to get all the goodies you need and still have time to relax your pumpkin spiced tush into the season!

This year I have a better idea of how I want to bless the loved ones in my life. Their health is always at the top of my priority list, as I'm sure it is on theirs as well, so I am going to give the gift of good health this year through safer, conscious products.

Yup, it's decided.  

As I dive into the world of non-toxic living, the more I see the need for knowledge all around me–hence why I am always sharing my fave products on Instagram stories or on the blog.

Because the products we use on our skin and around our bodies can affect our health in a positive or negative way. Yes, what you eat matters, but it’s just not enough!

Everyone uses products–skin care, beauty, home and cleaning, etc.–each and everyday, so I thought to myself, “Why not make my gifts a little more meaningful so that I can help create positive change in the health of the people I love the most!?”

No brainer, right!?

I have actually tried this in years past with friends and family who were interested in health and wellness and they loved the goodies and now support those very same companies I gifted them products from.

So many people are starting to learn that the products they use may be affecting their health, specifically their fertility and conception journey, but it can be really intimidating, especially if you’re brand new to the healthy living game. Everyone desires to have better health, to feel better and live with more vibrance–gifting someone a safer product, like a delicious smelling non-toxic body butter, lip gloss or candle, can be a great way to introduce them to the world of non-toxic living and encourage them to explore further on their own.

So today I have put together a list of my very favorite products that will fit oh-so-perfectly into any stocking or beautifully wrapped holiday box and create a positive ripple effect in your loved one’s health! Now that is some seriously good gift giving, right!?

***Just FYI–I share a lot of my fave products from two of my go-to beauty and skincare companies, Primally Pure and Beautycounter. A little birdie told me that both companies will be having some A-MAZING Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday deals! I'll be posting again on Black Friday with more info! I'll also be doing a GIVEAWAY this weekend so definitely stay tuned!

Use the links below to take you to your gifts!

2017 Safer Beauty Gift Guide

Skincare

  • Primally Pure’s Starter Kit–absolutely perfect for the clean beauty newbie or pro on the go, the set comes with a body butter and deodorant of your choice, an ‘everything spray’ and three lip balms!
  • Primally Pure’s Spa Kit–everything you need to pamper yourself or a loved one, the spa set comes with a dry brush, a body oil of your choice, sea soak salts, flower bath salts and a beautiful organic bag (yes, even the bag is good for you!)
  • Primally Pure’s Baby Kit–perfect for the new mama or new baby (whomever you decide to gift it directly to!), it’s got everything you need to keep little ones all clean and snuggly!
  • Mini Body Butter Collection–yes, one is not enough. You need to have them all. PP’s body butter is like heaven, so silky smooth and super hydrating.
  • Lip Balm Set–this set was made for a stocking, I’m sure of it! I keep one of these lip balms in every room of my house and every bag or purse I own!
  • Body Oil Collection–PP just reformulated their body oils and this set is perfect for anyone who loves beautiful scents and products that actually hydrate the skin...perfection!
  • Multi-Masker Set–let me just say, these masks are a GAME CHANGER. I have seen these beauties in action at one of my Beautycounter socials and it was pretty impressive.

 

Beauty + Makeup

  • Ultimate Nudes Eyeshadow Palette– TO. DIE. FOR. I got this for myself (oopsies) and it is all things amazing. So many beautiful shades for dressing up or down. A must.
  • Illuminating Trio– This set is at the top of my “yes please!” list! Perfectly paired highlighters for any skintone.
  • Perfect Pout Trio, Pinks– This set can be given whole or split up between stockings or personally curated gift sets.
  • Best of Brushes Set– Four brushes that every beauty needs!  
  • Blue Tansy Beauty Cream–the perfect addition to your safer beauty routine, blue tansy oil is used to

 

Safer Products for the men in your life...because their products matter too!

  • Clean Slate Charcoal Duo–comes with the charcoal bar and the No. 3 Balancing Facial Mask, perfect for the man who's OK with gettin' his 
  • Counterman Perfect Shave Set–everything your man needs to prep, shave and soothe, this is the perfect gift for your health conscious dude or any man in your life for that matter!
  • Beard Oil or Beard Oil Pack–the perfect way to nourish, tame and hydrate facial hair without weighing it down or looking greasy. Plus, they're cocktail scented (old fashioned and mint mojito please!) which is pretty awesome. 

 

For the Non-Toxic Home

  • Branch Basics Starter Kit–does it seem weird to gift someone cleaning products!? haha Not when they're one-of-a-kind goodness, packaged in a beautiful reusable cloth bag with a red bow, ready to make that loved ones life way easier (and less toxic, duh!). Use promo code "alo10" to get 10% off your starter kit!
  • Honey + Fern beeswax candles–this is one of my fave new shops and I already have a box full of candles to gift to loved one! Their candles are non-toxic, pure beeswax and just plain pretty. 

 

I hope this gift guide helps give you a few ideas for gifting safer beauty, skincare and home goodies to your loved one! Healthy living really can trickle into every aspect of your life, even in the gifts you give!

I'd love to hear what some of your favorite healthy gifts are or if you end up gifting any of these goodies! Please share in the comments below! I love to hear from you!

Happy Holidays my friend! Praying you have a beautiful Thanksgiving!

xo

Justine

 

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Episode 59 | Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

Oh friend, the holidays are upon us and we are beyond excited! This is definitely the most wonderful time of the year in our eyes!

On today’s episode, we are sharing some of our favorite conscious gifts, supporting companies who are making things cleaner and greener and doing business better, for everyone in your life–the precious mamas who bless so many, the fashionista, that fitness enthusiast, the kiddos you love so much and we can’t forget all the men out there, plus a few more in between!

We love to do this type of episode, just as we did last year, because we believe that the businesses we support have the ability to create positive impact in our world with the products they create, the good they support and the way they do business.

And since we’re feeling all giddy about the holidays, we wanted to bless one lucky gal with a few of our favorite clean beauty goodies and tasty holiday treats! All you have to do to enter is head to iTunes or your purple podcast app and write a review for the Colorful Eats podcast! That’s it! And if you’ve already written a review, you’re automatically entered to win!

The deadline to enter is November 30 and we’ll announce the lucky winner during Episode 61 going live December 4!

Thank you Sunbasket for sponsoring this episode.  Be sure to listen along to get $35 off your first order!

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For the Moms in your life…

For fashion splurges

  • Everlane
  • Cuyana
  • Flannel PJs, Lake Pajamas

For the home body & kitchen lover

For the fitness enthusiast in your life...

  • Apple Watch
  • Outdoor Voices apparel

For the outdoorsy in your life…

  • Patagonia
  • Hunter rain boots

For the men in your life…

For the kiddos in your life…

  • Palumba
  • Cuddle & Kind
  • Banner Toys
  • VONbon

For the beauty lovers…

Gifts that go beyond:

  • Samaritans purse
  • International justice mission
  • Compassion international

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Episode 50 | Our Daily Routines - Balancing Health & Grace

50 episodes!? It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since we started this journey, sharing our passion for real food and mindful living with you, our beautiful friends. We’re beyond grateful for all the times you’ve shared an episode with a friend or told a family member to tune in! We can’t say it enough, thank you for listening!

We share a lot of helpful information about creating a healthier life, but we’ve never shared our own daily routines with you. Some have asked to get an insider look at our day to day, so on today’s episode, we’re sharing the routines that keep us healthy each day- what we do for breakfast, when we work and why, our struggles and everything in between.

Now, for the fun part! We’ve been talking about our 50th episode giveaway for weeks and we officially announced the winner in this episode!

Thank you Primally Pure for sponsoring this episode! Be sure to listen along to learn how you can get your free lip balm!

 

Highlight Reel:

04:20 | The crazy beginning to our podcast

06:36 | What we’ve each learned throughout these 50 episodes

13:52 | Justine’s morning routine

39:35 | The self-care activity Caroline is all about these days

42:32 | Justine’s struggles with routines

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The Mom's Guide to Glowing Summer Skin

Hi, I’m Justine and I am the mama of a beautiful little ball of sunshine named Elle. She’s 18 months old going on 5 years of sass and this mama has been working in over-drive to figure out how to create a better balance of family, work and “me” time.

Because I think it’s so important for mommy’s to feel good, to be healthy and fit, to feel empowered, loved and confident in order to lead their families best.

Momming is both the hardest and most rewarding job in the world and it can sure take a toll on your precious “me” time, your diet, fitness routine and even your beauty regimen. All the things that used to make you feel really sexy, strong and put together. Laughable, right!?

Nowadays you may be feeling a little frumpy, you often forget to brush your hair in the morning and some days you never change out of your pajamas. You feel me, mama?

Making time to nourish yourself and take those extra beauty steps each day can seem completely overwhelming. After all, you’re taking care of an entire family unit and you always seem to come last.

But of all the ways to feel like you’ve got your stuff together and show up a little better for everyone else in your crew, nourishing your body and taking an extra few moments in the morning to get yourself ready for the day can be a game changer.

I know, it seems counterproductive. If you don’t have any extra time, how in the heck are you supposed to add your beauty routine back in or cook healthy meals or exercise!?

Well, I’m here to tell you that taking a few intentional moments each day to make yourself a priority can change the direction of your entire day and boost your little mama confidence.

As a mama myself, I have come to realize this comes down to living more mindfully, more intentionally. If you fly through each day just trying to take things as they fly at you, you’re going to struggle. If you take some time at the start of your week to write out what’s going down in the coming week, what days are crazier than others, what days will you be too busy to cook and need to prep ahead, etc., you can better schedule in “me” time, exercise, meal prep, and whatever else you need to thrive as a mama.

Because when mama ain’t thrivin’, no one’s thrivin’. Yes, you are that important mama!

Ok, back to getting a grip on your beauty routine.

Because Lord knows most of us need some serious help. Ahem...me included!

From one mama to another, it feels damn good to do something for yourself every now and again. Selfish? No way. I know your mama heart gives and gives and gives so I do believe you deserve some self love!

Here are a few start-today-tips to get that summer glow you so deserve!

Feed yourself well.

Like good ol’ whole foods, especially healthy fats like grass-fed butter and coconut oil, clean protein from sustainably raised meat, poultry and wild fish, seasonal veggies and fruits and nuts and seeds. Focusing on avoiding processed crap and getting in the good stuff ensures you’re taking in all the nutrients your body needs to nourish you from the inside out...aka beautiful, supple skin.

I love that so many summer produce items have skin protecting elements and glow-y skin superpowers.

If you are a super busy mama with active summer kiddos, make sure you prepare ahead of time for all-day outings, vacations and road trips. Keeping a cooler full of healthy snacks is the best way to save yourself from feeling the awful aftermath of a fast food drive-thru or a gas station meal. Yuck. Your skin will thank you too.

Drink up.

Water, not margaritas silly! Ever noticed what happens to your flowers or garden when you don’t water them. No bueno. Our bodies need plenty of clean water throughout the day to keep our cells well hydrated and electric properties within our body active and to help keep our lymphatic systems movin’ and groovin’. With a stagnant system, toxins can build up and it’ll show in our skin.

Go green with your beauty routine.

Swap out chemical filled beauty products for cleaner, health supporting items that nourish and protect your largest organ (your skin!). No matter where you are on your health journey, it’s important to begin, or continue, to work toward a non-toxic beauty routine. I did it over about a year's time and before I knew it every product I owned was clean and green and it felt so good!

I make sure to choose clean products that actually work. Because what’s the point of spending money just for the sake of going green? No thanks.

Now, for the mom routine -

I’d highly recommend you take a few minutes to consider what makes you feel confident and ready to take on the day. Whether you’re a shower and throw your hair in a pony kind of gal or you’re more the type that likes some curls in those luscious locks and blush on those cheeks, figuring out what YOU need to feel refreshed and ready for the day is all that matters.

Another piece of the puzzle is making sure you’re using clean beauty and skincare products, especially if you are planning to be pregnant soon, are currently pregnant or breastfeeding. Our beauty routine plays a big role in our overall health since our skin is our largest organ and absorbs much of the chemical crap we slather on it. Hence the need for clean, green, nourishing products.

Also, since we’re talking summer beauty tips here, choosing a non-toxic sunscreen is an absolute must. I love Beautycounter’s sunscreen options best and have used them on baby girl as well!

Here is a list of some of my favorite products with links to snag your own…

Face:

Rejuvenating Radiance Serum

Protect Stick Sunscreen - Face

Beauty Cream

Fancy Face Serum

Rose + Mint Complexion Mist

 

Makeup:

Tinted Moisturizer

Aveda Mascara

Color Pinch Cream Blusher

Sheer Lipstick...the best ever

Brushes

 

Body:

Protect All Over Sunscreen

Protect Stick Sunscreen

Lavender + Eucalyptus Body Butter

Sensitive Deodorant...the bomb

Blue Yarrow Body Oil

 

Hair:

Shampoo + Conditioner

Style Sea Salt Spray

Dry Shampoo

 

Alright little beauty, there you have it! I’d love to hear what your favorite non-toxic beauty products are or if you end up trying any of the above! Leave a comment below and fill me in!

Photography by the lovely and super talented Yvette of Ettevy Photography.


 

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Episode 42 | Safe Summer Beauty Guide

Summer is in full swing and we are excited to talk about our safe summer beauty tips and how to nourish your beauty routine. We believe that true beauty comes from the inside out– cliche or not, it’s true! So we are sharing our top beautifying foods and why eating getting more of these tasty eats can help fight aging and create more supple skin.

We talk about some of our favorite clean summer beauty products so we’ve linked to each of the items under our “Link Love” below. These items are all tried and true and we only recommend products we actually use and love.

Plus We Have A Fun Summer Beauty Challenge That YOU Get To Participate In TOO!

Today’s episode will be our last before a lovely little summer break. We do this to allow ourselves to rest and rejuvenate and want to encourage you to do the same! Enjoy time in the sun, with your loved ones, doing a whole lot of nothing or adventuring. We’ll be back in action on Monday, July 31 with an episode all about body image and our open conversation with it!

Thank You To The Nutritional Therapy Association For Sponsoring This Episode!

 

Highlight Reel

03:05 | Why we love morning workouts

08:15 | What to eat to nourish your skin

18:58 A few ways to give your skin a summer vacay

38:48 Our beauty challenge to you!

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Episode 41 | 3 Foundations to Balancing Female Hormones

Thank you Primally Pure for sponsoring this episode.  Listen to the podcast for a discount code for a free lip balm!

 

On today’s podcast episode, Caroline is sharing the details on her new nutrition course, Flourish: a modern lady’s guide to eliminate stress, balance hormones and embrace the full potential of living.

As women we know all too well the struggles that come with hormones, but here is the beautiful fact—our bodies so desperately want to function effectively and with a little love and nourishment they truly can.

In today’s episode we are sharing three foundations for how you can start balancing your hormones today.

  1. Eliminating Stress
  2. Non-Toxic Living
  3. Real Food Nourishment

If you want to learn more about Caroline’s newly launched nutrition course, head over to colorfuleats.com/flourishworkshop.  This hands-on workshop style course offers a holistic approach to balancing hormones and adrenal fatigue, but more importantly giving you the tools you need to truly flourish!

Download Episode 41 in iTunes!

Thank you Primally Pure for sponsoring this episode.  Listen to the podcast for a discount code for a free lip balm!

Highlight Reel

10:00 | How to design a life with less stress

11:40 | How day to day toxins can disrupt your hormones

25:25 | Why you need fat for healthy hormones

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Episode 25 | Why We Love Being Nutritional Therapy Practitioners + Beyond

Today we are talking about what it means to be a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and how you can be an influencer without ever going back to school!

Episode 25 NTPs

This episode is a little different than the usual. Today we are digging into what we do as Nutritional Therapy Practitioners and what that title actually means. Each week we share about different health topics and lend our expertise as Nutritionists so we want you to understand a bit more about where we come from, why we approach nutrition and healthy living the way we do and what we love most about working with clients.

We’re also giving a bit of business advice, that I’d say could apply to just about any career path. 

Not only are we giving you a bit of an inside look into what we do, we’re also sharing why we think being an NTP may be something that could be a next step for those who have a passion for real food and healthy living, but aren’t quite sure what step to take next.

We understand this won’t be for everyone so we give some encouragement to those who are passionate about natural living and creating a healthy lifestyle, but aren’t necessarily ready to jump ship on their current 9-5.

You don’t need schooling or credentials to be an influencer, so we are sharing some of our favorite books that you can read to educate yourself for the best! As well as a fun business opportunity you can do without going back to school!

Please do us a huge favor and go hit the “Subscribe” button in iTunes and share the podcast with your friends and family! And if you’re loving the podcast, please leave a review in iTunes!

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