Winner will receive 2-page spread in NewBeauty magazine, $40,000 cash, and a spa-cation!

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Brooke Lugo Smith

I flaunt my 40 by embracing the past, loving the present and celebrating the future! Every trial has been a badge of honor I wear proudly

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What is Fab Over 40?

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What is your favorite tip to stay fabulous?

Self care is the best gift you can offer your self. Staying healthy mentally and physically is not only a benefit for you but can increase the chances of you being the best you for others!

What advice would you give your younger self?

It is ok to be in love with you and still desire to change yourself for the better. For years I fought an internal battle because I was overweight, yet I didn't "hate" myself the way I felt the world told me I should. I took a stand and advocated for body positivity. However, I would have bouts of conviction when I wanted to lose weight. I felt like I was betraying the plus size community. This lead to me starting my health and wellness journey over 20 years later than I could've start

What would you do with the $40,000?

My desire is to use the $40,000 to start a mobile therapy truck business in NYC. The goal is to have a fleet of therapy trucks, designed like tiny homes, in inner city neighbors. This money would be for my first truck. I would park the truck near subways, schools and high traffic areas to offer the community a safe place for talk therapy on the go.

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