How to care for yourself as a mom during the holiday season

Hey moms, is a robe on your Christmas list again this year? Oh man, gotta love this SNL skit. I just rewatched it for the first time since last Christmas and it had me laughing just as hard as the first time I saw it…. because it’s a little more accurate than I’d like to […]

Special Needs

Maybe you feel like a self-care rookie…or you’re a luxe products fan but you don’t always feel confident about how to use the products.  After 13 years in the Hair and Makeup Industry and 5 years as a Beautycounter Consultant, I’ve found that the biggest hurdle for women is that exact feeling—they don’t know the […]

Clean Beauty

Skincare tutorial with Beautycounter’s limited edition sets

Maybe you feel like a self-care rookie…or you’re a luxe products fan but you don’t always feel confident about how to use the products.  After 13 years in the Hair and Makeup Industry and 5 years as a Beautycounter Consultant, I’ve found that the biggest hurdle for women is that exact feeling—they don’t know the […]

Clean Beauty

Skincare tutorial with Beautycounter’s limited edition sets

2021 Glamorously Green Gift Guide

It’s officially November and while some of you are normally on top of your Christmas shopping game this month, some of us (yes, yours truly), usually wait until Black Friday to start checking off our lists. But with the supply chain issues— you can literally see the ships waiting off the coast of LA— I […]

Clean Beauty

2021 Beautycounter products

On Aug 1st, 2020, the right side of her face unexpectedly went completely numb. After getting an MRI, she got the call from the doctor we all dread: she had a brain tumor.  This is the start of the story of my friend Amber. We met wayyyy back when in the hair and makeup world. […]

Uncategorized

The power of a smile with Amber and Bombshell OC

On Aug 1st, 2020, the right side of her face unexpectedly went completely numb. After getting an MRI, she got the call from the doctor we all dread: she had a brain tumor.  This is the start of the story of my friend Amber. We met wayyyy back when in the hair and makeup world. […]

Uncategorized

The power of a smile with Amber and Bombshell OC

A clean living journey + new clean blush swap

Last week I was chatting with a friend at girls night and, in total 30-something women fashion, this friend started sharing her latest clean makeup finds with me. Yes, I know women my age are always talking about the new healthy creamer they tried or the moisturizer that they’re obsessed with, but this conversation was […]

Clean Beauty

I got emotional in the middle of my Peloton ride—and it’s not my first time that’s happened.  (20 min country ride with Ally Love aired 10/3/21 if you want to hop on and ride this one) Has this happened to you? Like sweating my butt off, breathless and a tear or two falling down my […]

Special Needs

How the Peloton changed my life… and I’m not talking about weight loss

Emily Barton rides the Peloton and works out with Ally Love

I got emotional in the middle of my Peloton ride—and it’s not my first time that’s happened.  (20 min country ride with Ally Love aired 10/3/21 if you want to hop on and ride this one) Has this happened to you? Like sweating my butt off, breathless and a tear or two falling down my […]

Special Needs

How the Peloton changed my life… and I’m not talking about weight loss

Emily Barton rides the Peloton and works out with Ally Love

5 things I want you to know about my non-verbal child

The question I got asked this week was, “Is she deaf?”  As a mom of a daughter with special needs, I’m used to answering questions people have—or reading peoples’ faces when they have questions but are too uncomfortable to ask.  This was the first time I had been asked this particular question, but when I […]

Special Needs

Cerebral Palsy warrior

I hear from my clients all the time, “I don’t know how to do eyeshadow.” Although I wish I could pop into your bathroom every morning and do it for you, I have the next best thing to get you feeling confident about your simple & easy eyeshadow looks. Yes, it really did just get […]

Clean Beauty

3 Ways to Wear Beautycounter’s Cream Eyeshadow

Beautycounter cream shadow tutorial

I hear from my clients all the time, “I don’t know how to do eyeshadow.” Although I wish I could pop into your bathroom every morning and do it for you, I have the next best thing to get you feeling confident about your simple & easy eyeshadow looks. Yes, it really did just get […]

Clean Beauty

3 Ways to Wear Beautycounter’s Cream Eyeshadow

Beautycounter cream shadow tutorial

Speaking event: The goodness of God

When I was about two months postpartum, I got a call from a woman asking if I would share my story. I was in the throes of all things newborn life… little sleep, just trying to keep my head above water as I figured out how to manage life with three kids. But this woman […]

Family