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SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Five things Oprah teaches us about aging gracefully: the Visual Therapy team

September 15, 2016

Five things Oprah teaches us about aging gracefully: the Visual Therapy team

This article was shared with permission from Visual Therapy as part of an empowerment campaign, “Wear Yourself In,” led by eco-luxe skin care company Kari Gran. In response to the beauty industry pushing an impossible idea of flawless youth for years, the campaign encourages women to be kind to themselves, and their skin, as they reflect on beauty, aging, wisdom and self-acceptance. ******************************* Hollywood power ladies Cameron Diaz and Sharon Stone stopped by Oprah’s Los Angeles Studios to talk about something that is less common than plastic surgery in Hollywood –  aging gracefully. Cameron Diaz, 41, and Sharon Stone, 56, are perfect...

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SEPTEMBER 09, 2016

The power of a smile: Jeannie Jarnot

September 09, 2016

The power of a smile: Jeannie Jarnot

This essay was written as part of an empowerment campaign, “Wear Yourself In,” led by eco-luxe skin care company Kari Gran. In response to the beauty industry pushing an impossible idea of flawless youth for years, the campaign encourages women to be kind to themselves, and their skin, as they reflect on beauty, aging, wisdom, and self-acceptance. As founder of Beauty Heroes, Jeannie Jarnot has manifested her dedication to non-toxic beauty and whole person health. After nearly two decades as a luxury spa director, Jeannie turned her passion for finding high-quality, high-performance products for face, body and hair into a...

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AUGUST 04, 2016

Keeping up with my incarnations: Reena Kazmann

August 04, 2016

Keeping up with my incarnations: Reena Kazmann

This essay was written as part of an empowerment campaign, “Wear Yourself In,” led by eco-luxe skin care company Kari Gran. In response to the beauty industry pushing an impossible idea of flawless youth for years, the campaign encourages women to be kind to themselves, and their skin, as they reflect on beauty, aging, wisdom, and self-acceptance. Reena Kazmann owns Eco-Artware.com, an online gift store founded in 1999. It features products made by cutting-edge, independent artists using sustainable and animal-friendly materials. ******************************* I cringe when someone says, “You haven’t changed a bit.” “That’s impossible,” I say. “I work too hard to...

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JUNE 12, 2016

I love me: Nicole DeBoom

June 12, 2016

I love me: Nicole DeBoom

This essay was written as part of an empowerment campaign, “Wear Yourself In,” led by eco-luxe skin care company Kari Gran. In response to the beauty industry pushing an impossible idea of flawless youth for years, the campaign encourages women to be kind to themselves, and their skin, as they reflect on beauty, aging, wisdom, and self-acceptance. After pursuing the sport of triathlon, Nicole DeBoom founded Skirt Sports in 2004, which offers the first-ever running skirt and helps women find inspiration, confidence, and courage through the power of running and fitness. She now leads the Skirt Sports Boulder flagship store, helps women...

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JUNE 08, 2016

Joy is the best makeup: Kaia Roman

June 08, 2016

Joy is the best makeup: Kaia Roman

This essay was written as part of an empowerment campaign, “Wear Yourself In,” led by eco-luxe skin care company Kari Gran. In response to the beauty industry pushing an impossible idea of flawless youth for years, the campaign encourages women to be kind to themselves, and their skin, as they reflect on beauty, aging, wisdom, and self-acceptance. Kaia Roman is the author of the upcoming book, The Joy Plan. She teaches Mindfulness to elementary school students in Santa Cruz, California and works as a freelance writer. For everyday mindfulness tips, check out Kaia’s blog at TheJoyPlan.com. ******************************* Not long ago, I...

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JUNE 06, 2016

I don’t know who to be, other than myself: Priscilla Warner

June 06, 2016

I don’t know who to be, other than myself: Priscilla Warner

This essay was written as part of an empowerment campaign, “Wear Yourself In,” led by eco-luxe skin care company Kari Gran. In response to the beauty industry pushing an impossible idea of flawless youth for years, the campaign encourages women to be kind to themselves, and their skin, as they reflect on beauty, aging, wisdom and self-acceptance. Priscilla Warner is the author of two NYT bestselling books – The Faith Club and Learning to Breathe. She is the mother of two grown sons and lives with her husband outside of New York City. Priscilla is working on a memoir about...

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JUNE 01, 2016

Aging beautifully at 95: Carolyn Rosenblatt

June 01, 2016

Aging beautifully at 95: Carolyn Rosenblatt

This article was shared with permission from Forbes as part of an empowerment campaign, “Wear Yourself In,” led by eco-luxe skin care company Kari Gran. In response to the beauty industry pushing an impossible idea of flawless youth for years, the campaign encourages women to be kind to themselves, and their skin, as they reflect on beauty, aging, wisdom, and self-acceptance. ******************************* Imagine the memories a 93-year-old and a 95-year-old pair of friends have to share. Apparently, decades of fun times can be relived for quite awhile when they get together. My husband, Mikol and I dropped off his Mom,...

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JUNE 01, 2016

The truth about being forty: Lindsey Mead

June 01, 2016

The truth about being forty: Lindsey Mead

This article was shared with permission from HuffPost as part of an empowerment campaign, “Wear Yourself In,” led by eco-luxe skin care company Kari Gran. In response to the beauty industry pushing an impossible idea of flawless youth for years, the campaign encourages women to be kind to themselves, and their skin, as they reflect on beauty, aging, wisdom, and self-acceptance. ******************************* I turned 40 a couple of weeks ago. On the actual day, I woke up early at my parents’ house on the Massachusetts shore and drove with my husband, Matt, an hour to the camp where I spent...

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MAY 25, 2016

SPF HAS FINALLY ARRIVED!

May 25, 2016

SPF HAS FINALLY ARRIVED!

Introducing Kari Gran Three Sixty Five SPF 28! The first addition to the skin care line ever — no really EVER! Our SPF is a physical block  broad-spectrum sunscreen that not only protects you from the UV-Burning rays, but the UV-Aging rays too. Broad-spectrum sunscreens protect against both UVA, rays that age the skin, and UVB, rays that burn skin. Both types of UV radiation have been linked to cancer. FACT: UV-Aging rays are present in all light so sunscreen should be worn daily. Please use Three Sixty Five everyday — rain or shine! Two of our favorite ingredients in Three...

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MAY 25, 2016

Why sixty is the new twenty: Sonja Lyubomirsky

May 25, 2016

Why sixty is the new twenty: Sonja Lyubomirsky

This article was shared with permission from Big Think as part of an empowerment campaign, “Wear Yourself In,” led by eco-luxe skin care company Kari Gran. In response to the beauty industry pushing an impossible idea of flawless youth for years, the campaign encourages women to be kind to themselves, and their skin, as they reflect on beauty, aging, wisdom, and self-acceptance. ******************************* One of the things that people dread the most is getting old, and the idea that the best years of your life are over or that you're on the downslope. I think that's really scary and really...

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