Indie Product Showcase [Video]

Donna Maria showcases products made in the USA by members of the Indie Beauty Network: MJ’s Herbals (New York), Grapeseed Company (California), The Bead Dreamer (Virginia), Aromaleigh (South Carolina), Hill Country Haiku (Texas).

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How To Get More Rest

Donna Maria shares tips for getting more rest, based on research conducted by Matthew Edlund, MD, the Rest Doctor.

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How To Pace Yourself For Small Business Success

I have observed several parallels between running a business and running for fitness. When I run in the morning, I enjoy seeing different types of people at the track. Obviously experienced runners breeze around, passing me two and three times before they’re done. Other runners (especially newer ones like me) are slower and more measured…

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Indie Beauty Network Opposes H.R. 5786 Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010

As the founder and CEO of the Indie Beauty Network, I am confirming that IBN opposes the bill named, “H.R. 5786: The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 (SCA or H.R. 5786). If you have not already done so, please read and sign our petition opposing the bill. As of the publication of this post, over…

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My Last Day Posting At This Blog About The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010

Except for periodic posts that fit well at both blogs, today will be the last day I will publish a post at this blog that deals directly with H.R. 5786: the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 (SCA). The post that follows this one today summarizes the reasons for the Indie Beauty Network’s opposition to the…

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The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 Has Been Introduced

The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 Has Been Introduced Yesterday, I told you in this post to brace yourself for the Campaign For Safe Cosmetics’s (CFSC) latest effort to scare everyone into thinking that cosmetics are contaminating them with cancer causing chemicals. As I suspected, the video they are circulating today is filled with misinformation…

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Campaign For Safe Cosmetics To Release New Cosmetics Video

Earlier today, I told you about the Personal Care Products Council’s newly announced proposed cosmetics legislation. This post shares a teaser for a video entitled, “The Story Of Cosmetics,” that is slated to be released tomorrow by the Campaign For Safe Cosmetics. As you watch this teaser, and the full-length video that will be released…

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Video Interview: Some Of My Best Small Business Tips

Recently, Dr. Greg Henley, director of the Herman J. Russell Center For Entrepreneurship at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Ga, interviewed me for his “NexXt Entrepreneur Day In A Life Video Series,” sharing the stories of entrepreneurs in all 50 states. I’m excited to share his video interview of me. It’s 28 minutes long, and…

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