Wellness

Healthy Traveling Tips

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Hey friends! In the spirit of summer travels, I am sharing some of my tips for how to stay healthy and feel your personal best on vacation. Vacationing is of course a time to have fun, relax, and unwind, but I find that by incorporating a few things in my routine and by making a few wellness-focused choices, even while on vacation, I feel my best and end up enjoying the vacation as much as possible!

 

it’s all about the balance…

 

celery juice

-When it comes to my morning must-have celery juice, I can go a few days without it, unless the hotel is incredible and is able to provide it!

water

-The Larq water bottle for travel is so intriguing – it filters + cleans the water through blue light! However, if we are driving somewhere, we bring water in glass water bottles and refill them when we can.

supplements

-I bring my daily supplements in a daily supplement container to keep them contained and organized!

snacks

-When away, I generally bring two snack options: Paleo Puffs and Ohi bars are my go-to right now.

eating out

When eating out, it’s important to order whole foods and ask questions – is the fish wild? Is the meat pastured, grass-fed and finished? I always ask about the oils in salad dressings + if my food could be cooked in olive oil. However, I will say, splurge a little on vacation! Eat a pasta or a pizza one night if you want because… YOLO!

makeup

-My makeup routine gets simplified for sure! I just bring concealer, tinted moisturizer/foundations, RMS bronzer, Ilia lip tint, and an Ere Perez color pot.

exercise

-For exercise, we always aim to workout in the gym, walk on the beach, or go on a hike, but most of the time we take vacation as a time to relax and rest. Above all, we listen to our bodies!

sleep

-I bring essential oils for relaxation, this silk pillowcase + this amazing sleep mask.

 

Hope you enjoyed this list and here’s to happy and healthy traveling!

xo, Lo.

The Natural Deodorant You Need To Try

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Why I Love Primally Pure Deodorant…

If you are a regular LSK reader…you know my love for all products by Primally Pure, but especially their toxin-free deodorant. It is seriously so effective, toxin-free, and truly the best natural deodorant that you need to try!

Deodorant Stains No More.

Also, I am happy to report, that if you ever get any of it on dark clothing (#inevitable), a little spray of All Purpose spray by Branch Basics (another pure brand I adore) + a little rub-off action with a natural brush like this one, and problem solved. That’s a win!

Subscriptions Now Available…

And the news just gets better- Primally Pure is now offering a subscription program for their deodorants. This is such a blessing because the end of all deodorant sticks have a way of sneakin’ up on ya, right before a trip…you’ve been there? It’s the worst! This subscription will put an end to those unfortunate situations once and for all.

Plus A Discount To Enjoy!

The best news of all is today, tomorrow, and Wednesday (through the end of July), use code HALFOFF for 50% off one of the deodorants in your subscription. Enjoy! Your armpits will thank you 🙂

xo.

Two Toxin-Free Skin Serums You Need To Know About

Two Toxin-Free Skin Serums You Need To Know About

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Hey, friends! If you are a regular LSK reader, I am going to guess that you love pure, toxin-free skincare products as much as I do. That is why you are going to L O V E this post & the giveaway that is currently going on over on Instagram. Keep reading for two toxin-free skin serums you need to know about from Primally Pure, an incredible skincare brand with a passion for creating products with pure, safe, real ingredients. Amen to that, right!?

Get all the details here on Instagram, but I’ve partnered with Primally Pure for a giveaway! It started yesterday and ends Friday, so enter ASAP 🙂 One lucky winner will win a copy of my Clean Sweep Program + Primally Pure’s clarifying serum & plumping serum. These serums are nothing short of incredible and made with beautiful, real ingredients (such as: grapeseed oil, rose hip oil, manuka, and a variety of essential oils) that your skin will soak right up. Keep on reading for more…

  • clarifying serum: minimizes inflammation + breakouts, brightens uneven skin tone, clarifies complexion
  • plumping serum: promotes a youthful appearance, softens signs of aging, plumps skin naturally

To apply, you just massage a few drops into damp skin then take note of your glowing skin as it absorbs the nutrients it has been craving!

Thank you, Primally Pure, for creating these products & for partnering on this giveaway!

 

xo, Lo.

 

My 5 Favorite Foods Right Now | No. 1

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Hey guys! If you are part of the Clean Sweep, follow me on Instagram, or are a regular reader of the blog, you know by now that eating clean, healthy, delicious foods is so important to me. I thought it would be fun to start regularly sharing my current five favorite foods in the kitchen, so here’s the first round for you. Enjoy!

Sauerkraut

this adds so much flavor to every meal, improves digestion, boosts your immune system, and is a great food to feed your sweet tooth even though it’s not sweet!

Massaged kale

kale massaged in olive oil and pink salt- that’s it! it minimizes the potentially potent taste of kale and makes it dense and extra delicious.

Paleo Puffs

the most amazing healthy snack!

Coconut Kefir

boosts liver health, boots gut health, boosts the immune system, and boosts brain health + tastes so good.

Sunflower Butter

another amazing protein-filled butter if you want an alternative to almond butter

What I’m Wearing:

madewell cardigan top (similar from free people)

All About Elderberry Syrup

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You guys have heard me talk about Cassie Green’s elderberry syrup quite a few times now between Instagram, The Clean Sweep program, and an exclusive LSK email, and that’s because it is truly a wellness staple in my life! I personally take a teaspoon or two of her elderberry goodness every morning to keep my immune system firing on all cylinders and a little bit extra if a sickness if trying to get to me. I am so thankful to be connected to Cassie, the syrup she has created, and the information she is sharing with us below. Keep reading for the lowdown on elderberry syrup from the elderberry queen herself!

10 Facts About Elderberry Syrup From Cassie Green 

*Elderberry syrup is the juice of cooked antioxidant-rich elderberries mixed with other superfoods. 

*To make our syrup, we simmer elderberries, strain, and press them. Then we add organic ginger, Ceylon cinnamon, lemon juice and a touch of honey and bottle it.  

*Our elderberry syrup is very low in sugar (1g per serving just from the honey) and has no preservatives, thickeners or stabilizers; it’s made with real foods and is quite delicious!

*Elderberries are higher in antioxidants than pomegranates, blueberries and acai berries and are high in vitamins C, A and B6.

*Elderberries have been used for centuries to help ward off and treat illness.  There are also a number of scientific studies that show them to be highly effective against influenza virus as well as research showing usage against HIV and cancer.  

*Our elderberry syrup is wonderful used daily to help keep your immune system supported.

*A recommended daily dose for adults is normally 1-2tsp per day (kids take about half that), but some adults will opt for a larger dose on days they feel a sickness or seasonal allergies coming on.  

*Studies have shown elderberry to be effective in preventing viruses from replicating. This means if you have a cold or flu virus, taking a product like our elderberry syrup can help shorten the life of the illness.

*Mainstream media has been paying more attention to elderberry syrup as of lately and that makes me smile! I am hopeful that causes more people to be curious about trying it.

*Did I mention it tastes really good?  ‘Cause it does!

Clean Edit No. 8

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Hello, springtime! Taking care of your body from the inside out (food) and outside in (products) is important all year long (and the Clean Sweep is your guide for that), but there is something about the warm seasons and fresh air that make me even more conscious about personal care. It probably has something to do with the fact that our bodies are way more exposed in the spring and summer months…cue all the fun in the sun while wearing off-the-shoulder tops, bathing suits, cutoffs, and flowy dresses.

Keep scrolling for clean beauty products that I am currently loving and highly recommend for their purity and effectiveness. More recs can be found on @thecleanstuff and the full library of toxin-free products I swear by + daily, detailed wellness content (for 90 days) can be yours if you sign up for my clean living program, the Clean Sweep! xo

FIVE PRODUCTS ON REPEAT 

osea malibu cleanser

w3ll people mascara

ranavat facial spray

primally pure blue tansy deodorant

rahua hair balm

 

OUTFIT DETAILS

top (c/o) | bag | denim | boots

 

 

images: felicia lasala 

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