I joined Aloette to be able to be home with my son.

Macey Granger Church is a rising Aloette star. Macey joined Aloette in February and quickly started tracking for success. She earned her kit for free and is working on growing her team. Scroll down to read more about Macey and her motivation.

When did you join Aloette? 2/9/2020

What made you want to join Aloette? I’ve used the products for 10 years and love them! Extra income and needing an outlet as a stay at home mom! 

What was your biggest Aloette/LIFE achievement in 2019? Getting to quit work and come home with my son! 

What are you working for in 2020? Building my team! Finding confidence in myself as a business owner and some financial freedom will most definitely be a plus! 

What motivates you, or how do you keep yourself motivated. My son! Giving him an example to look up to from both his Dad and myself! Also letting him see that we BOTH are doing everything we can to give him the life he deserves! 

What makes you feel confident? 1st from an aloette standpoint would be my own experience with aloette… I’ve seen major changes in my own skin and Because of that I’m able to share my own experience without the fear of “telling them wrong” about a product! And 2nd would be having a good show (especially when It takes a little extra push to get it there) overcoming a challenge kind of gives me that aka “sassy hair toss” moment 

How do you rate success for yourself? From 2/9-3/1 I’ve already started building my team and in my own opinion… based on the expectations I had for myself in the beginning, on a scale of 1 to 10 I’d rate my first month as a consultant at least a 7 or 8 I could have done more but it was a successful first month that I’m happy with! Success within myself I’d give it a 10 because I’ve found the outlet I was seeking initially when I started this journey and  my expectations for myself and my team are continuously growing and I’m excited to see what the future brings for myself and my family! 

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Interviewer, Megan Spring

More than makeup and face masks.

I was 27 years old and working in a doctor’s office when I discovered Aloette. How could I have ever imagined how much my life would change.  I was introduced to women who were not jealous of me or my abilities but who embraced them. I found a company that celebrated my successes and encouraged me through my deficiencies and I grew as a woman of confidence and influence. Over my 33 years in Aloette I was afforded the opportunity to live out my wildest dreams and highest goals. I traveled the world, made amazing friends and ultimately came to learn about and to love women from all walks of life.  At 58 years of age, my Aloette journey empowered me to launch out into an unknown territory, helping women coming out of the struggle and darkness of addiction and I opened a faith-based restoration home for women called The Harbor Home.  Many of the same skills that I learned as an Aloette leader are now used to empower women who find themselves in the deepest struggles of life.  I am so thankful that I still have my Aloette business to enjoy and that gives me the extra income I need to continue to enjoy some of the extras of life.

I joined Aloette in 1987 because I wanted a new sofa for my living room, to earn a free beauty kit and get a lifetime discount. What I received was so much more and will remain in me and will work through me until my last breath. Now at 62 years of age, I am so overjoyed to see young women who continue to embrace the Aloette experience and who continue to inspire, empower and encourage women to rise up and be the very best that God created them to be! Many people told me when I started that “it wouldn’t last…that these kinds of businesses never do”…33 years later Aloette is still going strong and still offers the best opportunity for women to work on their own terms, reaching to make their dreams come true. Aren’t I glad I didn’t listen to the naysayers but listed to my heart instead?

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Guest Writer, Dana Davin Ward

Aloette Consultant & Director of Community Relations of The Harbor Home for Women

More than extra income.

I can work my business from anywhere as long as I have a good wifi connection.

Thinking of joining Aloette? Aloette offers more than an amazing discount, training, and income. Aloette provides a community for men and women from all backgrounds to come together. We interviewed wife, boy mama, and Aloette’s newest consultant about why she joined our Aloette community. See what Macey had to say about her first 2 weeks in business.

Macey, her hubby Ryan, and one year old Gabriel.

Megan: When did you first start using Aloette?

Macey: I started using Aloette in 2010. I went to a party and have been hooked ever since.

Megan: What is your favorite product?

Macey: That’s a toss-up between Gentle foaming cleanser or the essential cleansing oil!

Megan: What made you want to become a consultant?

Macey:  I love the products and have a long time. I’m suggesting them to people and telling people about them why not make an income while doing that!

Megan: When did you join the company?

Macey: My launch party was 2/9/2020 and had my first party a week later.

Megan: What is your favorite thing about being a consultant, so far?

Macey: Honestly, I’m a stay at home mom and needed an outlet I needed something that felt like I was doing for myself!! Aloette gives me that brain stimulation I feel like I need. Even after one party it’s making me use my brain which I haven’t had to do since I stopped working back in May. Preparing for the parties is so fun for me and feeling like I’m going to contribute again to our income is a major plus.

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Best wishes on your new business Macey!

Megan Spring-writer & interviewer

Aloette South

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The Green-eyed Monster

Do you feel yourself turning a few shades of green? It happens to everyone at some point.  Aloette MS & AR Central and She, Con author/creator, Mindy Boyd wrote a raw and intuitive article about how she felt the green-eyed monster sneaking in her life and how to handle it.  Scroll down to read Mindy’s full article.

Love Yourself, Love Her Too.

Turning away from envy, turning towards admiration, and becoming more confident.
“DID YOU SEE THAT?” “Did you see her?!” “Did you see what she was wearing?” “She’s so loud.” “She’s so full of herself.”  “She thinks her kids are perfect.” “She’s ridiculous.”  “Did she buy ANOTHER new car?”  “Why did they ask her to do that and not me?” “Why did she get the promotion, I’ve been here longer” “He’s way too cute to be with her.”  “I’m not jealous, I just don’t like her.”
Honey, check yourself.  Mindy, check yourself.  Raise a hand if you’ve ever had thoughts like this run through your mind.  Ok if your hands still down, this may not be the episode for you.  Come back when you’re ready to be honest with yourself.  Because you have.  We all have.  Jealousy, envy, holding a grudge, feeling resentful, judging…. These things come naturally to us, friends.  Some of us, a little bit, some of us a whole lot. 
A few years ago, I would be happy to sit down with you and have an all out ‘life’s not fair, why are they being treated better, look what she wore’ conversation with you.  I’m not proud of it, but I have wasted a fair amount of my adult years being envious of things.  Not necessarily tangible things.  I could really care less about what kind of car someone drives or bag they carry, I love a nice handbag, but I mean I’m not going to covet your purse. but things like the way they were treated, the success they had, where they had leveled up to in life.  I often saw other people’s success as my failure.  In a constant competition with people who maybe didn’t even realize we were in a race.
Let me give you an example- I have been in sales with my company for almost 16 years now.  When I first started out, I remember going to a yearly awards ceremony in Atlanta and admiring and aspiring to be up on that stage amongst the top earner and recruiters in my company.  Seeing what THEY did and trying to beat it consumed me for the first few years of my business.  I got into the habit, though, instead of seeing it as motivation every time someone advanced faster or higher than I did- I saw it as competition.  And I was losing.  When I was losing, I would automatically start to make excuses why that was so- and often they had nothing to do with me working on me. (I was young y’all- we’re talking turn of the century Mindy here, not Mindy 2020) And that- my friends- is where jealousy would sneak in.  Spending time rolling around in all that I thought was unfair- “she’s given special treatment’ “I work just as hard, this isn’t fair’ “I deserve that too’ got me absolutely nowhere. 
I always want to be a truth teller here.  If I’m not honest with you, why the heck am I even doing this thing?  I’m still in a business where I’m ranked every year- several categories, top five.  Here’s what I’ve learned for sure- being jealous of what someone has has never gotten me closer to where I aspire to be.  It’s only by working on myself, for myself, keeping my head down and focusing on what is going to grow my own team that I have ever leveled up.
I’m not here today to make anyone feel shame today, friends.  If so, I would be the first one hiding my face when I typed out those statements at the top.  What I do hope we can accomplish today is figuring out not just WHY we feel that way, but how we can flip the script in our heads from one of envy to one of more admiration and acceptance of others as well as more admiration and acceptance of ourselves!
I have two kids- Lain is 14, Luke is 11.  One thing I hear a lot of around my house is….” That’s not fair” Mostly from little brother- it’s not fair that she has a friend over, it’s not fair that she has a cell phone and I don’t.  it’s not fair that she stays up later than me…. I’m sure this sort of thing happens at your house too.  Before you feel too badly for Lukey trust me- he has friends over.  Just sometimes not at the same time as his sister.  He doesn’t have a cell yet because our kids don’t get phones until 6th grade and she stays up later because she’s older.  He knows all of this, and yet he’s always hollering that things aren’t fair.  I want to tell you today what I tell him– A fair is a place with tickets and rides, not life
Things won’t ever be fair and equal here on this earth, but instead of begrudging this- I’ve learned to see it as a blessing.  No, life’s not fair.  If it were, kids wouldn’t get cancer, puppies wouldn’t run away, and I would be able to eat gluten.  Life’s not fair, but it can still be good.  How can we learn to celebrate someone else accomplishing or being offered something before us? By realizing that our turn is coming, and it’s all in God’s timing, not ours.  It’s just not your turn yet. 
If it’s meant for you- it will be.  If you’re not getting what you want- be sure you’re asking for it!   Sell yourself, sister.  If you see an opportunity for you to shine somewhere- turn on your light.  Maybe they can’t see you.  Maybe you’re keeping your greatness too dim!  Do you want a chance to be on the board of that club you’re involved in?  Throw your hat in the ring!  Do you want to move up in title at your office?  Go to your boss, tell her why you think you’d be great at a new position.  If you don’t, someone else will.
Here’s the deal- no matter what you think people may think of you- it’s highly likely they aren’t really thinking about you at all.  You have to show up and show out!
A book I’m reading right now by Gabrielle Bernstein put it like this- When you focus your thoughts and words on lack, judgement, and separation, you feel terrible.  Your words can affect your nervous system, your energy, and your entire life experience.  When you vibrate on high vibe, loving energy you will receive a high vibe, loving energy. 
You cannot be hateful and grateful at the same time.  Try it.  You literally cannot feel hate and gratitude in the same breath.  Choose gratitude.  I’m not saying you should quote unquote just be grateful for what you have and settle.  I’m saying be grateful for whatever you’re experiencing right now because it is a steppingstone to where you want to be.  Be grateful for someone blazing a trail ahead of you and lighting the way.  Be grateful to have YOUR body. a body that houses your heartthat keeps you on this earth, that can move and transform into what you want it to feel liketo be like.  Not exactly like someone else but admire others.
Y’all, this gal at the gym the other day.  If I were not mid elliptical, I would have mowed her down trying to get her arm routine.  She had the most beautiful arms I had ever seen.  I wasn’t jealous of them at all.  I did not feel bad about my arms compared to her arms.  I know I could have amazing arms like hers- well maybe not just like hers- but I could up my arm game.  I just have to work hard.  She was working hard to get what she had. I can do it too. 
Don’t envy someone if you could work hard and have what they have.  Be inspired instead.   Ask them how they did it- no one doing MORE than you will ever criticize you.  Remember that.  Everyone who has leveled up ahead of me in business- they are so generous in sharing what they got right and what they got wrong to help me grow.  I just had to be willing to ask and listen.
What about when someone appears to be doing better than you financially?
Be grateful for financial challenges while others seem to thrive.  You’re learning to be economical.  You’re learning to value the things you have- to reuse things.  To get creative and cook at home.  You’ll be so much stronger for going through this.  Be intentionally grateful for that.  You don’t know the struggle that the one who seems to have it all goes through behind closed doors.  They could have been surviving on rice and beans last year- they still could be!  They could be in debt up to their eyeballs or they could be financially free- either way, it’s none of your business really.  Your business is to better yourself.  Sweep your own floors, don’t worry about who they pay to sweep theirs. 
Choosing to see joy in little moments throughout the day can put up a wall that won’t let envy sneak in.  I want you to try something this week.  When things get tough- if you are feeling left behind, forgotten, or lost, repeat this to yourself- I choose to feel joy instead of this.  Even if you’re not sure where you’ll muster that joy from.  You’ll figure it out, you’ll find it.  Think of three things you’re grateful for every morning to start your day in a place of thankfulness. And tell someone- every day this week- one person a day- something you admire about them.  When you throw good things out into the world, the world will return good things to you.  I’m confident.
Mindy Boyd is writer and podcaster at  She lives in southern MS with her husband and two kids where she runs a successful skincare and cosmetics business.  Find out more about that here on

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Say Yes!

Hello Blog World! We at Aloette South would like to share a story that is near and dear to our heart. This is the story of a fierce woman who bravely said, “Yes!”, to an opportunity over 15 years ago. This opportunity provided for her family as well as her community.

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I will say yes to all good things that come my way.

Saying YES to a New

15 years ago, at 22 years old, I was working in a snowball stand. If you’re from anywhere other than the south, think Sno-Cone. It was my snowball stand, but a snowball stand just the same. Having already been married for two years, and having walked out of a “good” job that kept me in a constant state of anxiety, I had opened the stand to make a little money before I could figure out my next move career-wise.

See, I had never really had any huge career aspirations growing up. My friends all wanted to be doctors and teachers and nurses and whatnot, but I honestly cannot recall every having a solid vision on my future. So, there I sat selling sugar and ice for $1.25 in my little stand at the end of Locust Street near Highway 98.

One afternoon after working all day, I ran home, washed the sugar syrup off myself and attended a party at a friend’s house. It was one of those gather in the living room and pass around lipsticks and lotions parties. I went intent on purchasing a lip gloss with the cash I had earned that day, eating some snacks, and heading home. God had other plans. When I left that party that evening, I had filled out a little yellow sheet of paper and signed up to become and Aloette Beauty Consultant. I was mesmerized by the fast talking, funny, and very pregnant sales lady and she was emphatic that she needed help on her sales team with the new baby coming along. She nodded yes at me, I mirrored her nod, and wham bam thank ya ma’am I had a new gig.

For the next eight years, I was one of the top sales consultants in the number one franchise of my company in the United States. I earned incentives trips and a company car but most importantly through saying yes on a whim that night at that party I earned more than enough income to be able to live comfortably while growing our family and building a new home. Everything was great until it wasn’t.

One day several years into my career I got a phone call from the president of our company telling me that the franchise and warehouse I worked for was closed, effective immediately. Long story short, I went to bed with job security and woke up with a choice; find a new way to make money or purchase the territory formerly occupied by the closed franchise. I would become the leader of not only my personal sales team but everyone in the region as well as opening a shipping facility, hiring employees, and making the switch from being an independent consultant to a full-fledged business owner. Me! The girl from the snowball stand that went to a makeup party on a whim.

I wish I could say I said yes immediately. Wouldn’t that be cool? If I said yes with no hesitation. That’s not the case, though. Instead I said no. Repeatedly, for about 3-4 months. I said no, but I will help. So, I started holding local trainings for displaced beauty consultants. I gave the corporate headquarters my cell phone number to give out to customers who needed help. I ran my beauty consultant business still as well as doing all of the customer service and leadership responsibilities of a franchise president until one day I was like “Duh, Mindy. You’re doing the job. Say yes to the opportunity.”

Sitting in my office today after 7 years as the president of not one but now two Aloette Cosmetics franchises, I’m reflecting on all the times I could have said no, and where my life would be as a result. It wouldn’t be here, working across the driveway from my house in my very own warehouse affectionately known as the “Beauty Barn.”  We aren’t the number one franchise in the United States, yet, but we are well in our way. Saying yes meant building a warehouse, running a shipping facility, hiring employees and a full-time job for my husband as well. It was a pretty good yes.

I make it a habit to say yes more now. Yes can be scary, but no can be tragic. I’d rather look back and say “I tried” than to look back with regret.

Repeat after me, “I will say yes to all things that come my way.”

Guest Writer, Mindy Boyd.

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