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How To Create A Space That Promote Peace And Wellness

Contributor: Primally PurePhotographer: Primally Pure Whether we realize it or not, our physical environment really does have an impact on our emotional well-being and everyday wellness.  But among the inevitable responsibilities + distractions of the day (hours of running errands, a long chaotic commute or just another mundane day at the office), it can be tough to find times and places that help to restore a sense of calm and quiet. Creating a home you can return to after a long day that makes you feel comfortable, peaceful, and inspired makes a significant difference for your mood, mind, and overall sense of wellness. A little intention goes a long way when it comes to where you live. Start small by designating...

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This Unlikely Ingredient May Be Just What Your Skin Is Missing

Contributor: Primally PurePhotographer: Primally Pure For the last several decades, we’ve been told that fats (on our plates and in our skincare products in the form of oils) are bad. Thankfully, that myth is well on its way out. Healthy fats are actually beneficial AND essential when it comes to our overall health, starting at a cellular level. One fat in particular, tallow (specifically from grass fed cows), is a game changer. Not only is beef tallow a healthy cooking fat, but it also acts as a topical superfood for the skin! Tallow is an incredibly nourishing, vitamin-rich form of pure, rendered animal fat that’s quickly making a big comeback in skincare. Before the influx of man-made chemicals and unnatural substances in skincare,...

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3 Ways To Use Our Sea Soak

Contributor: Primally PurePhotographer: Primally Pure This time of year, nothing sounds more soothing than soaking in a warm epsom salt bath. But some of us may not have the luxury of having a bathtub in our home – which is so sad because our bath salts are to die for. Plus, they have incredible benefits for your body, mind and well-being. But good news! Just because they’re called bath soaks, doesn’t mean you actually need a bathtub to enjoy them. Even without a tub, you can still experience the benefits of our bath salts – especially our Sea Soak. Here’s how.   SOOTHING FOOT SOAK  While you probably won’t be installing a tub into your apartment anytime soon, you can pick up a smaller basin...

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How Gut Health Impact Your Skin And 5 Ways To Improve It

Contributor: Primally PurePhotographer: Primally Pure What does your stomach have to do with your skin? You may have heard about gut health and how important it is but still don’t really see the point. After all, you might not have digestive issues or stomach aches – what you really care about is your skin. It might surprise you then that food intolerances are a big cause of acne and skin health. The root cause of food intolerances are digestive imbalances (mostly in your Gastro-Intestinal Tract aka GUT), toxins, and stress. Removing food intolerances from your diet is a great first step to healthy skin, but healing your gut will allow you to achieve long-term skin health.This can also prevent you from developing food...

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4 Reasons You Should Start Dry Brushing Today

Contributor: Primally PurePhotographer: Primally Pure Too easy? Too expensive? Too good to be true? Some beauty claims definitely fall into these categories, but the ancient ritual of dry brushing? Believe it, babe. This simple (and practically free!) practice takes only 2 minutes before showering and the benefits of dry brushing are proven to boost beauty + wellness throughout the body. While dry brushing has become a buzzword and may conjure up questions in your mind (I brush my hair, I brush my teeth, but my skin?), it has a long-standing list of beauty benefits and we’re giving you 4 reasons why you should start today. #1. INCREASE CIRCULATION Not to sound too scientific or spiritual, but circulation is what sustains us and blood flow...

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