Inspiring Stories of Beauty #BeautyStory

Disclosure: These inspiring stories of beauty have been sponsored by Global Influence.

A few months back I wrote a post on my other blog Champagne Style Bare Budget about how some people excel at being beautiful and some have to struggle. I have always found that I am in the struggling category, just recently I have started to become more comfortable in my own skin. This has taken a long time and I still have a long way to go but it most certainly is a journey but I am totally enjoying the experience and learning more about myself.


I have looked beyond the magazine ads and start looking at those around me and seeing the beauty within them. My first look would be at my three girls, they are so beautiful in their own way. They are unique individuals with their own quirks but yet they are still able to maintain their sense of who they are. Now that my youngest has officially become a teenager I see her experimenting with hair and makeup.


Then the next beauty would be my mom. She is a total rock and this year I have seen her beauty shine through in the way she handled with style and grace the death and burial of her life long partner, my dad. They had known each other since she was 11 and he was 14 and would have been married 55 years this year. She continues to astound me with her beautiful spirit.


Another would be one of my sisters Denise, she has managed to raise two boys on her own, while going to college and dealing with health issues as well. Just this past year we have gotten closer as she quite a few years older than I and we never had a close relationship. But now I see her for  the beauty she is.

What all of these women have in common besides me is that we all use Dove Beauty products to make sure that our beauty sustains.

Did you know that Dove knows that real woman like the ones I mentioned above are the ideal of real beauty? And this Spring they are sharing inspiring beauty stories. Check out the video from Dove’s latest campaign to hear one family’s story of beauty.

CVS and Dove #BeautyStory

Now you can have your own #BeautyStory with the help of Dove and CVS. If you visit CVS between 4/26/15-5/23/15, you’ll receive 50% off any one Dove product when you buy one of equal or lesser value. Be sure to take advantage of this great offer, and share your #BeautyStory today!

So tell me who inspired you in your #BeautyStory?

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  1. Here from #HomeMattersParty.
    I love that you’re profiling real beauty in women. Media has women so confused today.
    Our true beauty in not in our skin! It’s in our souls, and hearts. Those of us who know that are ahead of the game.

  2. Real beauty lies beneath the skin to the person, heart and soul within. Thanks for sharing the real beauties in your life. Thanks for co-hosting with us at the – we love having you! 🙂

    Life With Lorelai

  3. Well, I love Dove AND CVS, so this is a winning combination for me! And I happen to think you are quite beautiful, inside and out! Thanks so much for being a co-host at the #HomeMattersParty – we love having you!

  4. That is a beautiful post. So happy to be co-hosting the Home Matters Linky party with you!

  5. What a beautiful family heritage you have! Sounds like there is a history of beauty inside and out! 🙂 So excited to be co-hosting with you this month! #homemattersparty

  6. What a lovely tribute to your loved ones. That is real beauty.
    Kathleen enjoying the co-hosting with you

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