Category: Lifestyle

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Lauren Penley

Lauren’s Transition to Clean

We all hear it, we see it, and many of us wonder – what IS clean skincare?  This term has been tossed around for decades, starting with the term “natural” using words like botanical and herbal. I remember using the shampoo “mane and tail” when I was in high school

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Janis Leahy

Launching a Company During Uncertain Times

The backstory: We’ve been working on MADEWITH for over 2 years. My co-founder, Julia, and I were throwing ideas around in January 2018. We came up with the name a month later. I was also going through a custody battle for my then 2.5 year old son (thankfully the experience

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Malia Thompson

Self Care In The Time Of Corona

Everyone’s relationship to self-care is different. Obviously for me it’s generally a mix of beauty and skincare activities. I love the immediacy of being able to watch the overwrought creature in the mirror transform into a more powerful version of herself. While showering and putting on a bra might have

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Janis Leahy

Moving Forward in Our New Reality

The last few weeks have been nothing short of terrifying for a lot of us. As a mom, wife, daughter, and business owner, I’ve found myself struggling with many different aspects of how Coronavirus impacts me and my family. I have asthma and kidney disease, my son has asthma, my

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Malia Thompson

Why Malia Transitioned to Clean

I. Love. Skincare. For me, it’s not a hobby, it’s my life. I am so passionate about skincare, that I made it my career.  I started out as a makeup artist when I was 18. Still, skincare never meant much to me until I was about 23, and I went

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Janis Leahy

My Transition to Clean Skincare

There are plenty of things I remember about my childhood that were sweet. However, I had some challenges that most children don’t encounter. I had a total blood transfusion at 2 days old due to infection. I was diagnosed with kidney reflux, asthma, severe allergies, and eczema when I was

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