How to Dry Brush
Included with our Sisal and Hand-held Jute Brushes are a set of easy to follow instructions. Starting at the feet, up the legs then up the back and the arms. Followed by circular movements around the stomach area, and over the breast and arm-pit area towards the heart and chest area where the lymph system drains.
Dry Brushing should be done "dry" before showering and bathing. Because the skin has been exfoliated after bathing, application of moisturizer, lotion or body oil can easily be absorbed. That is why we include with our brushes, a sample of our Replenishing Juniper Body Oil containing oils that can help tone and reduce the appearance of cellulite.
As we move into the hottest days of summer when yang energy is at its peak, take time to pay special attention to your body, skin and hair. While extreme elements such as the sun, sea and those pesky bugs play havoc as summer gets under way, here are few tips on how a little extra effort and mindfulness can help you optimize your Chi for a more beautiful you.
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Spring is a time of new beginnings, we think of the first flowers bursting through the earth, cherry blossom, cleaning our homes in a traditional ‘spring clean’ and throwing opening the windows to let the fresh spring air in. Getting back out in nature, taking a deep breath and embracing all the wonderful possibilities for the rest of the year can lift your chi to a new level of positive.
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As we move into the winter months, our mind, body and spirit begin adjusting to the change of seasons, and the change of clocks. With the arrival of fall, our energy, just like the earth’s, starts to deplete as summer fades and winter approaches.
To combat fatigue, chase away the blues and increase our energy levels this fall, read on for a few quick and easy routines you might want to try out.
During the summer when there’s lots of moisture in the air, your lips become like sponges, absorbing water keeping them plump and moisturized. Come Fall and Winter, the change in temperature and lack of humidity causes your lips to dehydrate and dry out, even become cracked and sore. Along with the fact that lips have no oil or sweat glands and are in constant contact with irritants such as spicy food, hot and cold drinks, environmental pollutants, Fall is the perfect time to give your lips a little TLC.
Here are a some simple home remedies to help combat some typical lip issues. Using simple ingredients from the pantry, you can have luscious lips all year round. Read on to find out more of these tips and home remedies.