𝒮𝓀𝒾𝓃𝒸𝒶𝓇𝑒 𝒟𝑜’𝓈 & 𝒟𝑜𝓃’𝓉𝓈

1.)Wear Sunscreen Daily-UV radiation can still make its way through the clouds so don’t skip on cloudy days. ☀️ ☁️

2.)Give your body some love…skincare isn’t limited to your face! 

3.)Load up on antioxidants they will help protect your skin from free radicals

4.)Remove makeup before bed so your face can breath 

5.)Don’t forget to moisturize daily…even if you have oily skin that can be a sign you need more moisture

6.)Don’t over exfoliate

7.)Don’t neglect your neck and décolletage area…these show signs of aging first.

8.)Don’t skimp on sleep- you need at least 7-8 hours of beauty rest a night.

Happy Tuesday, friends! 🌱

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Family Fun Month

Did you know that August is National Family Fun Month? I just learned this myself!

In our family, fun revolves around traveling, fitness, and being outside. Right now the way we incorporate all three of these things can’t fully include Adeline because she’s too young, but we’re hoping when she’s old enough she’ll want to get involved as well. We spent this last weekend doing something we love, racing a Spartan Race.

Christopher and I have gotten really into Obstacle Course races this past summer. We love that they allow us to do all of our favorite things: travel, stay fit, and be outside! They also fall perfectly into our lifestyle and our goal to raise Addie in a toxin free, healthy environment as she’s being exposed to these events, watching us train for these events, and we keep with our toxin free lifestyle during them as well.

I see so many people at these races slathering on the toxic sunscreen, and I so badly wish I could educate them on the dangers they’re causing their bodies while they are trying to prevent their bodies from harm from the sun! Spray sunscreens are the absolute worst because of everything you’re inhaling in conjunction with what you’re putting on your skin. But, even most lotion sunscreens are harmful, even the ones claiming to be clean. I make sure to apply my toxin free facial SPF in the morning (which I do every morning anyway) and bring my toxin free body SPF!

Here’s some info to help you choose safe sunscreens for yourself and your family…

You’ll want to avoid ingredients Oxybenzone, Octinoxate, Octocrylene, Homosalate, and ALL spray-on SPF (to avoid inhalation of chemicals and/or minerals), and common chemical preservatives like: parabens, and phenoxyethanol.

You’ll want to look for non-nano Zinc and Titanium Dioxide mineral SPF with no sketchy preservatives.

To learn more about the harmful sunscreens to avoid and also grab my safe swap recommendations, go here 👉 https://forms.gle/j39yLgwiVcHaLYKR9