Conscious Living – Mindful Beauty

My name is Britanie Faith, I am 31 years young and I created my blog Beauty by Britanie in 2012 with a strong desire to share my passions for living a healthier, more conscious lifestyle. I have struggled with an autoimmune disease and chronic health conditions such as Endometriosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, GERD, Gastroparesis, Hypothyroidism, Anxiety and Panic Disorder and other difficult issues accompanied by these chronic conditions since a very young age. Due to an inability to detox properly because of an MTHFR mutation and compromised digestion and wanting to limit my inflammation levels to treat my autoimmune disease, I became dedicated to living a cleaner life and limiting my exposure to as many unnecessary toxins as possible.

I am a Certified Detoxification Practitioner with a passion for living a cleaner and conscious lifestyle. I am a huge advocate for cleaner beauty and have a deep love for organic, eco and cruelty free products. I believe that we have to be incredibly mindful of not only what we ingest but what we apply on our skin as well. I am also a body positive and self-love enthusiast and regularly touch on the subject of embracing natural beauty and bodies in all shapes and sizes. I have written for Healthy Is The New Skinny and was an ambassador for the Summer Self-Love Celebration.

Aside from creating and managing BeautyByBritanie.com, I also write for Mind Body Green, Vivo Life, Free+Native, am one of the brand ambassadors for Beauty Heroes, and regularly contribute articles, pictures & makeup tutorials to Organic Beauty TalkPop SugarLucky MagazineSpirit Beauty Lounge as well as being featured in The Chalkboard Mag, Parents Magazine, Asos Magazine, Eluxe MagazineBrit+Co, and Thoughtfully Magazine. I have also been an ambassador, host and supporter for Well Summit and The Glow Summit.

Before I started my blog,  I was working as both a Freelance Makeup Artist and Photographer. I studied Psychology, English and Biology in college and soon thereafter became heavily involved in the Raw Food Community. I completed Natalia Rose’s Intenstive Teacher Training Program in NYC where I learned a great deal about the many health benefits of properly and regularly detoxing the body. I then became an Intern for Natalia and helped with different projects involving her book, β€œDetox 4 Womenβ€œ, that was published in 2009.

I have gained a great deal of knowledge through my dedication to learning as much as possible about chronic health conditions and it was through that researching process that I became even more interested in not only what I was putting in my body but what I was putting on my body as well.

I am adamantly committed to researching the myriad ways of incorporating gifts of ayurvedic principles, holistic and chinese medicine (with a healthy balance of western medicine when needed), aromatherapy, acupuncture, yoga, meditation, energy healing, diet, herbalism and positive thinking into our lives to facilitate healing.

I am a bohemian flower child at heart with a little side of glam. I love coffee, animals, music, movies, crystals (I have quite the collection!), all things flowers, essential oils, pandas, owls, creating and concocting, nature, fashion, photography, poetry and simplicity.

I split my time between Thr Berkshires Massachusetts and Long Island New York.

I have been with my best friend and love of my life, Matthew for 8 years and we recently became engaged in May of 2016. πŸ’ Together we have a 5 year old rescued Pitbull named Tayo who is a huge love and is also my service dog. He helps me up and down the stairs during severe dizzy spells and helps to calm panic attacks. He is a blessing. I also have two chihuahuas; Benjamin and Tianna. They are little angels. I am a huge dog lover and cannot help myself from dreaming of having a house full of them someday (one can dream!) πŸ€—

“My blog is a place for me to share with you where I find inspiration in all things beauty (inside & out), holistic health, wellness, personal style, musings and DIY tutorials. I also share musings about my own personal journey through the ups and downs of daily life. I have several chronic illnesses which are incredibly challenging to deal with, so I share alternative options that have helped me so much along the way towards my goal of healing of Body, peaceful Mind and nurtured Spirit. My intention is to motivate you, even just a little bit, to be more positive every day. I invite you to grab your favorite cup of coffee or tea and come and visit with me! I truly find beauty in everything and believe you can too. I’m glad you’re here XO”


To learn more about Britanie or to get in touch with her please visit the Contact, and Press pages to learn more!

β€œI have seen the way a detoxed way of life is transformational and I continue to work at making my life as beautiful, balanced and healthy as possible.”

35 thoughts on “About

  1. I love holistic products and try to use them as much as possible. Oh how I miss Whole Foods! Anyhow sorry to hear of your ailments but you seem so well informed and leveled to its causes and aiding those symptoms. Be well lovely. πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much darling!!! Whole Foods is my favorite! I could shop there all day long! Thank you for your kind words… thankfully dealing with chronic pain has definitely made me a much stronger person. ❀

  2. Agree with you 100% – It’s funny how our health problems can actually make us change our lives for the better, Sensitive skin, allergies, IBS & hypothyroidism made me change mine too πŸ™‚ Love your blog & looking forward to reading your posts! ❀

    1. Thank you so much. It’s so true that health issues make you stronger. By learning to cope with pain on a daily basis it can eventually either break you down or make you stronger. I am sorry to hear you deal with chronic health issues as well. Keep staying strong. So happy to have found your blog ❀

      1. I’m sorry to hear that you have health issues too but I’m so glad to have found your blog as well! It’s great to see how we can use the power of the mind to overcome the power of our ailments πŸ™‚ This year I’m erasing all negativity and focusing on healing instead. Really getting into essential oils, wondering if I’m turning into a hippy! πŸ˜‰ Love your makeup posts, I’m getting back into my love for makeup again, so looking forward to your YouTube videos πŸ™‚ Never let life get you down. Live for the moment and be strong ❀

  3. If you don’t mind me asking, what do you do specifically for your endo? I’m on the mini pill for mine currently but would love to explore more options…
    Thanks dear! πŸ™‚

  4. Hey Britanie, I love your blog! I was wondering, do you live in the LA area? My boss, the creator of ying and yang living is looking for an organic beauty guru to come and do a show with us in the end of March and I was wondering if you will be interested! Please email me (:

  5. First off I want to say excellent blog! I had a quick question which I’d like to ask if you do not mind.
    I was interested to find out how you center yourself and clear
    your thoughts before writing. I have had difficulty clearing my thoughts in getting my ideas out.
    I truly do enjoy writing however it just seems like the first 10
    to 15 minutes are usually lost simply just trying to
    figure out how to begin. Any suggestions or hints?

  6. I have just come across your blog and I am glad I have done so, I myself struggle with anxiety (OCD and GAD), IBS, mild Depression, etc. I am looking into natural options for basically everything so I am happy to have fount you. Take care xoxoxoxoxo

  7. Love your blog! I am an herbalist and am studying holistic health and Ayurveda. I am working on cleaning up both my diet and skin care items. I suffer from the same skin issues as you and fibromyalgia. Hopefully I can work through these issues and feel better!

    1. Hi Kayla, Thank you so much for your comment. I love that you are studying Ayurveda. I am so passionate about Ayurvedic principles. I am sorry to hear you also suffer from some of the same issues as me but very happy to hear that you have a positive attitude and it sounds like you are working towards trying to help yourself in any way you can! Keep that positive attitude and you WILL get through these issues and feel better. xoxo Sending you so much love

      1. Thanks so much! I am so glad to have found you on Instagram and now this blog, your tips and reviews are very helpful!

  8. Hi Britanie: I have been a chronic headache sufferer and just started to use natural and organic cosmetics with the hopes that changing what I put on my body will reduce the chronic pain that I’ve been experiencing for so many years. I came across your site and see that you, too, as well as many of your followers have dealt with chronic pain. What is your (and others) experience after changing cosmetics in terms of symptom reduction? My diet is quite healthy (except for caffeine) and free of processed sugars. Many thanks-Gayle

  9. Hi Britanie,
    please check out this naturopathic doctor, Dr. Rober Morse. He has helped me cure my Graves’ disease and anxiety…
    He works with herbs only and a raw foods
    Dr. Morse has over 800 YouTube videos (Q&A) and you may just find your answers on there!
    He is very spiritual and his heart is in the right place!
    Good luck to you and may all the positive energy be with you! Xoxo

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