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Glam Patrol with Lena Franklin

Gorgeous meditation instructor Lena Franklin shares her best-kept health and beauty secrets.  

“dōTERRA has created an awe-inspiring passion essential oil that will ignite your creativity and passion for living. You’ll never find me without it!” 5 ml for $56, @doterra 

“Put your best face forward with this oh-so-amazing exfoliating instant facial by Goop. About 86 percent of this product is organic, and your skin will love you for it.” 1.7 fl. oz. for $125, @goop


“Little Barn Apothecary’s helichrysum + violet fortifying face oil is like the fountain of youth in a bottle, y’all! It keeps my skin mindfully glowing.” 2 fl. oz. for $78, @littlebarnapothecary 

“Raw, organic, cold-pressed juice can be one of your best beauty secrets. Bamboo Juices’ spinach apple is a staple in my weekly regimen and keeps my skin hydrated from the inside out.” $9,

Growing up in pastoral Leesburg, Va., with a psychologist father from Marietta and a Vietnamese Buddhist mother, Lena Franklin was introduced to the concept of meaningful living early on, and began envisioning ways to share the transformative tools of mindfulness and meditation in a therapeutic setting. After a soccer scholarship led her to the University of Georgia, Franklin stayed in Athens to earn her masters in social work, and ultimately founded her private practice as a psychotherapist and meditation instructor here in ATL. “I offer mindfulness in a modern, fresh way to help you live your own best life,” says the 32-year-old, who splits her time between her Buckhead condo and home at Serenbe. “My favorite thing about my work is that I get the honor of witnessing other human beings awaken to their highest selves; I’m constantly humbled by the courage of human spirits!” Discover Franklin’s health and beauty essentials here; then get your om on alongside the brunette beauty at her Abundant Living Meditation Retreat at Serenbe Oct. 6 and 7. @mindful_healer