Today we are spotlighting one of our inspiring #womenontheglow. Kimberly Marney is a stylist, artist, and long-time Purist Delicate Skin Serum fan!
We've been admirers of Kimberly's paintings for a while now, appreciating her artistic eye and keen sense of color.
When we asked if she'd be up for being interviewed for our newsletter, she responded with the same unrestrained joy that is so tangible in her paintings.
Here's what she had to say...
Tell us a bit about yourself.
"I grew up in rural east central Kansas. The open spaces and nature are essential to my DNA. I always believed I could do anything and go anywhere.
I developed a love of fashion before I could walk and was always doing something creative. I spent 18 years as a personal stylist helping people express their style and beauty.
In mid-life I transitioned my artistic endeavors to embrace being an artist. I now paint abstracts inspired by nature. You will see blue heavily represented in my work because it represents hope and beauty for me."
What is your greatest source of inspiration?
"I find inspiration in many places but I have to say those women who I see making their dreams happen and starting something new later in life really inspire me."
How do you define beauty?
"Confidence, a welcoming smile, and positivity are beautiful."
What does self-care look like to you?
"Take the time to listen to your body and mind. Hydrating, exercising, trying to get good sleep, absorbing quiet moments in nature, getting a good massage, trying to eat healthy, and taking care of my skin."
What beauty advice would you give other women over 40?
"Make yourself a priority. It’s more than okay to take time for yourself. In fact, it’s essential. Something I wish I knew when I was younger."
Can you share with us the best compliment you’ve ever been given and who it was from?
"I don’t know if it's my best, but last week a woman was completely shocked we were the same age. She thought I was at least 17 years younger! Who would have guessed that being mistaken for 40 would have me flying high?! Skin care is key!"
What’s one skincare tip you wish all women knew about?
"Consistency. Cleanse, moisturize, repeat morning and night."
What’s your daily skincare routine?
"I always start and end the day with clean skin and moisturize with Aspen Dew and The Purist Delicate Skin Serum. I love using my Gua Sha tool after applying my serum."
What is the best beauty secret you have ever received?
"My mother was always reminding me to have good posture. Good posture projects confidence!"
To keep up with Kimberly and see the paintings she's currently working on check out her Instagram feed @brandedbystyle.
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