Partners in (the) Climb: Monique Borja-Gonzalez of YogaLove

by Japs Medina April 23, 2020

Partners in (the) Climb: Monique Borja-Gonzalez of YogaLove

How old is your company?

About eight years. 

How many people do you have in your team?

We are seven. Our marketing and manufacturing team are outsourced.

How have things changed for you and your team with this work-from-home setup?

I’ve always ran the business from our home office. The only difference now is three of my core team are working from their homes instead of coming in five times a week.

I have set up shuttling service and special permits for them to travel and come in twice a week.

Please share some photos of what your current home life looks like.

Any movies, books, or hobbies that you can recommend?

I always have a pile of books to read, and sometimes reading two to three books at a time (not very advisable). 

I enjoy biographies. I'm currently reading The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters by Sam Kashner & Nancy Schoenberger. On Audible, No-Drama Discipline by Dr. Daniel Siegel. For the kids, Audible is offering a ton of free Audible Stories!

Can you share a 10-minute beauty routine to do at home during quarantine?

Since I have so much time right now, I decided to bring out my weekend only tools and use it more!


Oil to cream-based facial cleanser
With Foreo Luna massager

Bioderma Sebium H2O Purifying Cleansing Micelle Solution

Neogen Bio Peel Gauze pads, Green Tea

Odacitè Po+R Hydration Serum
Growth Factor Serum, Vitamin A from Dr. Javellana

(I usually mix this with the serum I sue) SK II R.N.A. Power
Use with ReFa Carat roller
Drunk Elephant, C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream

Frenzyderm Second Skin 50+ SPF


Saturday Skin gentle cleanser
With Foreo Luna massager

Paula’s Choice 2% BHA Lotion or
Mandelic Acid Skin Prep Water

Toner and Treatment
2x a week
Erythromycin Solution
Retinol cream mixed with Bearberry Cream
(All from dermatologist Dr. Javellana)

Laneige, Water Sleeping Mask
Estēe Lauder, Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix

5x a week
NuFace Trinity facial toning device with primer gel for 15mins

Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Oil

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