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Beautycounter Morning/Night Routine Review

Thanks Liz for testing out the Nourishing Line! 🙂

Liz Lauers

Did you read my last post about safer beauty awareness?

The reason the topic of safer beauty even came up was because of a Beautycounter event I attended that gave me the opportunity to try some products for a few days.

Full disclosure: I have not yet purchased these items because some products I have (though not as good as these) haven’t run out yet; and if you’ve read some of my other posts, you know I like saving, not being wasteful and maximizing when I can. BUT, I will let you know which ones I plan on purchasing. My hope is that this post will give you a glimpse into other products so that you may try for yourself and make your own decision ❤

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I tried products from the Nourishing Face Collection and the Face Oils. The steps I followed were…

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Better Beauty: Awareness for Safer Products

Thanks Liz for this great post about the #saferbeauty movement and how you can be involved!

Liz Lauers

Recently there has been a sort of craze over being more natural. You’ve probably seen biodegradable, homemade or the all-natural products out there to use in your everyday life. There’s even a craze over paleo diets. All of this is amazing! Not going to lie and say that I don’t use Windex, or eat the occasional frozen pizza, but I like being as natural as possible. I want to improve my well-being; and being more natural in the products I use is a great way to start. Not only is it safer for me, it’s safe for the environment.

But while we tend to focus on the better (read: organic) foods and finding alternatives for harsh cleaning chemicals, we forget about what we are putting on our skin. We forget about the stuff that we are directly applying to our legs, arms, face, which penetrates into our system. I mean…

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To Return or Not?

(Repost from one of my favorites, Adult Ballerina Project)

Many adult ballet dancers take a break for various reasons like work, family and school obligations, health issues and financial constraints. Returning to ballet after any hiatus is often difficult. Even harder for me was deciding whether or not to return. Until 10 months ago and despite having Morton’s Neuroma, I attended 2-3 ballet classes […]

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Running Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Bridge

(Repost from one of my favorites, Adult Ballerina Project)

I haven’t talked much about my running recently, but HQ and I recently got back into it at the end of the August and have been running an average of three times a week, slowly working our way back into it (and trust me, it’s felt like a struggle some of the time in Philadelphia’s […]

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