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Kristin’s Saturday 7 – 3 Oct 15

Hey Beautiful! Here’s my list of little treasures I have uncovered recently that are making me happy, healthy, and more beautiful inside and out this week. Enjoy! 1.  This week’s adventure I’m cherishing – Volunteering at MeFine Foundation’s annual gala fundraiser and witnessing my hometown city (Raleigh, NC) come together with so much heart and…Read More »

Kristin’s Saturday 7 – 26 Sept 15

Hey Beautiful! Here’s my list of little treasures I have uncovered recently that are making me happy, healthy, and more beautiful inside and out this week. Enjoy! 1.  Music that’s moving me  – The Best of Eva Cassidy – Her gorgeous voice and interpretations of some of my favorite classics is just undeniably beautiful. Check out Over…Read More »

Kristin’s Saturday 7 – 19 Sept 15

Hey Beautiful! Here is my short list of little treasures I have uncovered recently that are making me happy, healthy and more beautiful inside and out this week. Enjoy!  1. This week’s adventure I’m cherishing –  My city friends moved to a gorgeous country house last spring.  I finally got to meet the two new additions…Read More »

Kristin’s Saturday 7 – 12 Sept 15

Hey Beautiful! Here’s my list of little treasures I have uncovered recently that are making me happy, healthy, and more beautiful inside and out this week. Enjoy! 1.  This week’s adventure I’m cherishing – Last night, I helped out at the VIP tent for the Hopscotch Music Festival to raise money for Raleigh Helping Hands…Read More »

Kristin’s Saturday 7 – 5 Sept 15

Hey Beautiful! Here’s my list of little treasures I have uncovered recently that are making me happy, healthy, and more beautiful inside and out this week. Enjoy! 1.  This week’s adventure I’m cherishing – I wandered through the Blue Ridge Parkway forest outside Asheville, NC foraging for edible mushrooms with my friends and a guide…Read More »

Kristin’s Saturday 7 – 29 Aug 15

Hey Beautiful! Here is my short list of little treasures I have uncovered recently that are making me happy, healthy, and more beautiful inside and out this week. Enjoy! 1.  This week’s adventure I’m cherishing –  Friday night Kirtan with friends – Kirtan is meditative, call and response singing that comes from the yogic tradition….Read More »

Kristin’s Saturday 7 – 22 Aug 15

Hey Beautiful! Here is my short list of little treasures I have uncovered recently that are making me happy, healthy, and more beautiful inside and out this week. Enjoy! 1.  Music I’m relaxing to – Right now, I am really getting into a set of acoustic, meditative tracks called Sacred Acoustics created by neurosurgeon and author,…Read More »

What is Squalane?

Written by: Kristin Adams, Founder & CEO When I first began my investigation into what was actually in my cosmetics, I was shocked. I never really questioned that there would be anything in my makeup that was simply gross. One of the ingredients I immediately decided to avoid in all its forms, not only for…Read More »

How to Hug a Tree

How To Hug A Tree By Afterglow Founder Kristin Adams Two summers ago, my dear friend and I went on a 500+ mile epic hike called Camino de Santiago across Spain.  We started on the French side of the Pyrenees Mountains in Saint Jean Pied de Port, hiked up and over the Pyrenees mountain range,…Read More »

Kristin’s Insider Secrets: Professional-Grade Vegan Brushes

  Here’s a makeup artist secret that can mean the difference between a so-so application experience and a beautiful one… regardless of the makeup you use. What makes the difference? The quality of the brushes you’re applying it with! Regardless of the makeup product, the higher quality your brushes the better they will pickup, apply…Read More »