About

Rachael PontilloHolistically Haute™ is the creation of Holistic Health and Image Coach, Rachael Pontillo, whose mission is to help women achieve beauty, health, and vitality from the inside out and outside in. We offer fully customized individual, group, and virtual online coaching programs, products, and information to get you started and support you at every stage of your journey.

What does this mean for you?

True beauty starts on the inside. We’ve all heard that before, right? It’s true! Holistically Haute teaches women how to have glowing skin and healthy, balanced minds and bodies by:

  • Choosing fresh, whole, organic foods
  • Managing daily stress
  • Incorporating lifestyle upgrades that provide the body and soul with positive energy and nourishment

Beauty is skin deep. We’ve heard that one too! Holistically Haute strives to provide education, ingredient and product recommendations, as well as tips for a healthful skincare and beauty regimen that:

    • Uses safe, organic, non-toxic ingredients
    • Works with the functions of the skin, not against it
    • Promotes and protects healthy skin without stripping it of its natural barrier or causing unnecessary inflammation
    • Only includes spa treatments that are relaxing and enjoyable–not risky or invasive

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Meet Rachrachael-headshot-lgael Pontillo

Rachael Pontillo is an AADP board certified health coach, licensed aesthetician; and health, nutrition, and holistic skincare educator. She teaches a variety classes and workshops in the Philadelphia metro area and online, and was also a presenter at the Association of Holistic Skin Care Practitioners Fifth Annual Conference in October 2012. She is a recipient of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s prestigious Health Leadership Award. Rachael is also a level II. Reiki practitioner, holds additional certifications in detoxification and Ayurveda, and has a Bachelor of Science degree from Philadelphia University. She received her training and certifications for Health Coaching as well as the Art and Science of Personal Transformation from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition®, where she was trained in more than 100 dietary theories and studied a variety of practical lifestyle coaching methods. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Holistic Life Counseling.

Holistically Haute was born out of Rachael’s own longtime struggle with severe acne and the self and body image issues that came with it. She was completely fed up after many frustrating years of trial and error with a myriad of over-the-counter and prescription medications, as well as professional and medical-grade skincare products and spa treatments. The only products that managed the acne either contained harsh, toxic ingredients; or cost the equivalent of a monthly luxury car payment. However, whenever she’d stop using the products, the acne always returned–she later learned that this was because the actual cause of the acne was never addressed.

Finally, in an effort to lose weight gained following her second pregnancy, Rachael decided that it was time to try a completely different, and unconventional (as thought by many) approach. By cleaning up her diet, doing some serious soul searching, and making lifestyle adjustments, Rachael lost 80 pounds and completely cleared up the acne. Her skin looks better now at 35 years old than it has in her entire adult life. Best of all, she no longer needs to use expensive or potentially dangerous skincare products to keep the acne away. She was so moved by her own experience that she made it her mission to help other women who have current skin, self, or body image issues use safe and natural methods to look and feel amazing inside and out.

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