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10 Things To Know Before Becoming a Beautycounter Consultant

By My Well Balanced Life

10 things you’ll want to know before becoming a Beautycounter consultant These are just a few things that people always want to know about the Beautycounter opportunity before making the decision to join. Read over them and shoot me a note if you have any questions. I’m happy to chat with you further to determine…

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4 Effective Ways to Prevent Maskne and Have Healthy Skin

By My Well Balanced Life

What’s the over/under on the word “maskne” getting added to the dictionary this year? Maskne, or mask acne, happens when sweat, dirt, skin oils, and bacteria get trapped on the skin while wearing a mask. Whether you support the idea of masks or not, they are very much a reality in 2020. If you are…

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6 Key Things I Look For When Choosing Sustainable Makeup

By My Well Balanced Life

When it comes to safer skincare, we actually have quite a few options from which to choose these days. We can make our own products at home, choose from one of the many safer skincare companies out there, or fall somewhere in the middle with a minimalist routine like Dr. Bronner’s and a jar of…

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3 Ways to Take Care of Respiratory Health

By My Well Balanced Life

Air pollution… inside our homes? It’s true—and right now more than ever, this is NOT something we need. Use these three tips to ensure you’re taking care of your respiratory health today.

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Real Self Care

Breaking the Mold of Normal Self-Care

By My Well Balanced Life

Self-care is more than spa days and big bottles of wine… it’s about taking care of what your body and mind need for a happier, healthier, more productive life. Here are actionable ways to start addressing the four pillars of self-care in your life.

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5 Products to Kickstart a Healthier Life

By My Well Balanced Life

The beginning of a new year sounds like the perfect time to “kickstart” something, doesn’t it? I mean, I COULD go on a kickstarting soapbox over here (think kickstart new hobbies, a new workout, personal development) but let’s start simple: skincare and beauty products. Stuff you use EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. The products that go ON—and…

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Healthy fats

How to Nourish Your Skin in the Winter

By My Well Balanced Life

It might surprise you, but I love winter. After spending the first 40 years of my life in mostly hot and humid weather, I finally moved to a place where I could actually wear all the cute coats I have accumulated over the years. No seriously, I have an absurd amount of coats … I’m…

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Making the Switch to Safer Deodorant

By My Well Balanced Life

You know what’s funny? Switching to safer deodorant was the very first safer product swap I ever made. I think I read something about the dangers of antiperspirants and aluminum, so I started using a natural deodorant. Now did it do the job? Not really. But I kinda gave up on finding a natural deodorant…

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Why All Bloggers Should Have A Side Gig

By My Well Balanced Life

You guys, this is what I thought blogging would be like. Me with a laptop, looking put together and working from anywhere. Cranking out content, steadily getting lots of subscribers, taking pretty pictures for my social media accounts. In my mind, this gig sounded cool and glamorous and sorta easy. I mean, I love to…

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Why You Need To Choose Safer Lipstick

By My Well Balanced Life

Man, I love lipsticks and lip glosses. Always have, always will. As little girls, I think the first thing makeup item we want to use is bright and colorful lipstick. We are just drawn to all those pretty colors! After watching our mothers put it on to get ready for the day or on special…

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I’m Amanda! I’m a Pilates & Barre Master Trainer, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Managing Director with Beautycounter, recently retired military wife, and mother of two very energetic boys.

I’ve given up the unrealistic notion of being awesome at everything and embraced the idea of just keeping the important stuff well balanced.

My life is not nearly as cool as my Pinterest boards, you guys. But I do try to live a healthy life and make better choices for my family. If you have any interest in doing the same, please stick around! Read More…

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10 Simple Ways to Reduce Toxic Exposure

This FREE guide makes it easy to incorporate small changes into your daily routine that will reduce your exposure to the most common toxins we're exposed to each day!

Grab this guide and you'll also receive weekly tips about how to upgrade your beauty routine, recipes and fitness routine! No spam - just good ole fashioned awesomeness.

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Toxic Exposure

This FREE guide makes it easy to incorporate small changes into your daily routine that will reduce your exposure to the most common toxins we're exposed to each day!

Grab this guide and you’ll also receive weekly tips about how to upgrade your beauty routine, recipes and fitness routine! No spam – just good ole fashioned awesomeness.