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CEO + Founder

The day I tried to use cinnamon powder as foundation, I knew something had to give. Can I get a witness?!

Hi! I’m Lisa. I have a BA in Journalism from Northeastern University and a passion to explore the latest and greatest in clean beauty and organic lifestyle as well as THE WHY. Stick with me as we talk about how to make educated decisions when it comes to what we put in and on our bodies.

The bottom line? Women should feel empowered as consumers knowing they are making the best decisions for themselves and their family. Get to know more about me here!

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Director of Operations

Stephanie Hill-Manuel is a self proclaimed data nerd and has a high fact finder Kolbe score. She has a BS in Business with a corporate background in finance and project management as well as being a Certified Director of Operations. Stephanie lives in Western Massachusetts with her husband Charlie, daughter Sophia Rose, and clowder of cats (along with one dog). In her free time she is either reading on her Kindle, hiking the local trails or soaking up sunshine at the lake.

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Content Manager

Nicolle Mackinnon is an editor and content manager with a penchant for vegan lip color and cold-brew coffee. She’s been crafting stories (professionally) for more than a decade, with a focus on the green beauty and wellness industries. Stemming from her personal journey to treat her celiac disease and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, she’s passionate about helping women feel empowered to make informed choices about their health by opening them up to new information and trends. When she’s not working, Nicolle enjoys puppy watching, perfecting her yoga poses and persuading her friends to read her newest YA fiction addiction.

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Editorial Assistant

Gabriela is a an editorial assistant and professional marketer with an eye for detail and GOOD hot cocoa. With over four years of experience in marketing and one in cosmetic manufacturing, she has been in the conscious beauty world ever since switching to veganism and better living. When she’s not working, she enjoys yoga and experimenting with vegan recipes.

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Pinterest Specialist

Miranda is Midwestern born and raised, but now calls Georgia home. Professionally, she enjoys writing, researching and all things SEO. In her free time, you can catch her at local coffee shops, breweries, hiking trails or watching the latest documentary on Netflix. She also loves supporting animal rescue organizations and just adopted Summer, her first puppy.

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Molecular Biologist and Cosmetic Chemist

Kate Noonan is a voted-in member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, the Society for Investigative Dermatology, and the American Society for Microbiology. She loves her corgis, soccer, and volunteering.


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