Violets are Blue Skincare Creator Cynthia Besteman on Surviving Cancer, Taking Action and Daring Bravely

  Cynthia Besteman’s mother used to tell her that she seemed to always choose the hardest path; but Cynthia realized very early on that what she loved wasn’t the hard way, but the way that pushed her to figure out the solution to a challenge no matter how much pressure there is in the moment.     […]
November 20, 2017
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Elayne Fluker

Elayne Fluker is author of "Get Over 'I Got It' (HarperCollins) and host of the "Support is Sexy" podcast, which has over one million downloads. She facilitates customized workshops for corporations and organizations to create psychologically safe, supportive cultures for ambitious, high-achieving women so they can stress less, thrive more and be fulfilled in work and life.

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Violets are Blue Skincare Creator Cynthia Besteman on Surviving Cancer, Taking Action and Daring Bravely

 

Cynthia Besteman’s mother used to tell her that she seemed to always choose the hardest path; but Cynthia realized very early on that what she loved wasn’t the hard way, but the way that pushed her to figure out the solution to a challenge no matter how much pressure there is in the moment.  

 

In 2011, after the Seattle, Washington, native, who was a theater actress-turned-successful real estate agent in New York City at the time, was diagnosed with breast cancer, she not only faced the challenge of healing herself, she also searched for a solution that would provide all-natural skincare options for women in treatment. Violets Are Blue skincare was born, and Cynthia began her journey as an entrepreneur in the green beauty space.

 

On this episode of the Support is Sexy podcast, Cynthia — now Founder and CEO — shares how she created her Violets Are Blue Skincare line and got it in some of the biggest retail stores around the world, plus the importance of taking inspired action, living the question and doing something that scares you every single day.

 

On this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Pay attention to the signs.
  • Don’t be afraid to take imperfect, inspired action.
  • Learn to live the question.
  • Tell people what you’re up to.
  • Do something that scares you everyday.
  • Steps she took to create her all-natural beauty line.
  • Why this “no” may be good for you.
  • The value of daring yourself to fail.

 

USE CODE “SEXY2017” AT VIOLETSAREBLUE.COM AND RECEIVE 20% OFF!

 
 
 

VISIT VIOLETS ARE BLUE AT violetsareblueskincare.com

 
 

FOLLOW VIOLETS ARE BLUE AT

Instagram: @violetsarebluenyc

Facebook: @violetsareblueskincare

 
 
 

REFERENCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Circle in the Square

Willow Cabin Theater Company

University of Oregon

Reiki

The Dubin Breast Cancer Treatment Center at Mount Sanai Hospital

Marla Bosworth with Back Porch Soap

Anthropologie

Credo Beauty

Nordstrom

WELL Summit NYC

Indie Beauty Expo

 

 

 

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Elayne Fluker

Elayne Fluker is author of "Get Over 'I Got It' (HarperCollins) and host of the "Support is Sexy" podcast, which has over one million downloads. She facilitates customized workshops for corporations and organizations to create psychologically safe, supportive cultures for ambitious, high-achieving women so they can stress less, thrive more and be fulfilled in work and life.

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