Nutrition nerd meets beauty editor...

Jolene Hart, CHC, AADP is a Beauty & Health Coach, certified by the world's foremost school for holistic health, NYC's Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Jolene teaches women to become their healthiest, most beautiful selves inside and outside, by addressing beauty and health concerns ranging from adult acne to weight gain and anti-aging nutrition. Through her company, Beauty Is Wellness, she educates women about the powerful connection between nutrition and beauty, and teaches them how to eat for beauty each and every day with beautifying recipes and cooking instruction.

A former beauty writer for magazines like InStyle and People, Jolene is now an expert on natural & organic products and a regular contributor to wellness and lifestyle publications including Whole Living, Organic Spa, Healing Lifestyles & Spas, Yoga Journal, Allure, Boho, Delicious Living, Dr. Oz's YouBeauty.com and The Huffington Post's Healthy Living section. Follow Beauty Is Wellness to learn more about Jolene's passion: the link between inner health and outer beauty, and the impact that our daily health and wellbeing have on our appearance.

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To inquire about workshops, speaking engagements, or to schedule a personal coaching session with Jolene, contact: jolene@beautyiswellness.com.

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MY BEAUTY PHILOSOPHY:

Give your skin every possible advantage to look its best. Be mindful of sun exposure. Don’t smoke. Pack your diet with antioxidant-rich whole foods. Make time to work out, de-stress and take care of yourself. Choose your beauty products for their quality ingredients and natural actives, not for the claims made on the packaging. You'll find what is good for your body is good for your skin.

Of course you’re only as beautiful as you feel- so think gorgeous thoughts, be kind to your body and confident about your own unique beauty and you’ll love what you see in the mirror.

To read my personal beauty story, click here.

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INGREDIENTS I AVOID:

Synthetic fragrance

Parabens

Petrochemicals (including 1,4 dioxane and propylene glycol)

PEG

MEA/TEA/DEA

Sulfates

Chemical sunscreens

Quats

Synthetic chelators

Synthetic polymers

Synthetic colors

Ureas

Nanoparticles

Phthalates

Triclosan

Hydroquinone

Talc

Formaldehyde

BHA/BHT

Toluene

Lead

Products or ingredients tested on animals

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Beauty Is Wellness and beautyiswellness.com are owned and operated by Jolene Hart CHC, AADP. The opinions expressed on beautyiswellness.com are solely those of Jolene Hart, a certified health coach who is not acting in the capacity of a doctor, licensed dietician-nutritionist, psychologist or other licensed or registered professional. The information presented on beautyiswellness.com should not be seen as medical advice and is not meant to take the place of your seeing licensed health professionals. Please consult your doctor or professional health care advisor regarding your specific health care needs.

DISCLOSURE: Many of the products reviewed on beautyiswellness.com were sent to me for the purpose of a candid review. My decision to feature a product on beautyiswellness.com is in no way influenced by my receipt of product samples. I personally judge products on safety, quality and performance and strive to honestly and openly recommend only the best in natural and organic beauty and health-related products. If you have specific questions about any of my reviews, please contact me at jolene@beautyiswellness.com.