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The Wellness Guide: Essentials for Keeping Calm and Healthy

The Wellness Guide: Essentials for Keeping Calm and Healthy

Overall health means not only having a healthy body, but also a healthy mind. When your mind, body, and spirit are healthy, you can function better. That’s why it’s important to take time off each day to prioritize mind and body wellness. To achieve this, you can invest in some home accessories, supplements, and beauty products so you can maintain your optimal health all the time. In today’s list of must-haves, we’re counting down the essentials for keeping calm and healthy this week.

 

For Improving Your Space

The Wellness Guide: Essentials for Keeping Calm and Healthy

1. Chesapeake Bay Candle Scented Candle, Serenity + Calm (Lavender, Thyme)

Relax and unwind with the calming scent of lavender and thyme in this scented candle that’s housed in a delicate soft colored frosted jar. Chesapeake Bay Candles are crafted from natural soy wax and feature self-trimming wicks for fuss-free maintenance. Create your own calm space with this calming and balancing scented candle that’s enhanced with essential oils of bergamot, rosemary, thyme and eucalyptus, with bottom notes of clove, cedar, and patchouli. It also features a touch of orange blossom scent. Allow the scent to calm and relax you after a long day. Best placed in the bedroom or bathroom for a luxurious experience like no other. Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars on Amazon

Promising review: “This was a gift from my fiancé. He always gets me the best stuff and this was no exception. I absolutely loved the design, scent and how long it burned for. Hopefully I get to try a few more scents. I use it while in the tub. The wooden lid is secure and insures no water or debris get into the candle when not in use. It also works to preserve the scent. This is a great candle!” Brooke

The Wellness Guide: Essentials for Keeping Calm and Healthy

2. Organic Aromas Raindrop 2.0 Nebulizing Essential Oil Diffuser

If you love using essential oils, then you must invest in this diffuser, which doubles as gorgeous home decor. The Raindrop essential oil diffuser features a large, rounded plantation hardwood base and a striking conical glass reservoir with candle-wick top that looks elegant wherever you place it. Its contemporary sculpture makes it a sight to behold and its sparkling rainbow LED carousel lighting enchants and relaxes. It operates without noise so you can relax all you want. It is made of glass so as not to affect the quality of the essential oils. Rated 3.8 out of 5 stars on Amazon

Promising review: “It is very quiet, even on the highest setting. It is is extremely easy to use. Be careful with the glass and listen to them when they say to use only essential oils w/out carrier oils. The scent is way better. It’s great to buy from a manufacturer who has such great communication with its customers. Things like returns, replacement parts and answers to your questions are just an email away. Love this company!” Serena Badro

The Wellness Guide: Essentials for Keeping Calm and Healthy

3. Soothing Company Bath Pillow, Bathtub Cushion for Neck, Head, Shoulder and Back Support

Make bathtime even more comforting with this bath pillow, which features air-mesh technology. Its quilted 3D mesh fabric allows for constant airflow so you don’t feel warm or hot in the bathtub. It features 6 suction cups to ensure grip and prevent slipping. It features a quick-drying design that makes it hygienic and easy to clean. Its wave-pattern stitches provides strategic support for tender, sensitive areas, such as your spine and cervical vertebrae. This pillow offers the utmost comfort when you’re relaxing in your bath tub after a stressful day. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars on Amazon

Promising review: “This pillow is GREAT! The cushion is made like a car seat with soft sides that curve inward. It’s long enough for good upper back support and it’s mesh so the water drains out naturally when bath is done. We love it!” Jennifer H.

The Wellness Guide: Essentials for Keeping Calm and Healthy

4. Asutra Mist Your Mood Premium Aromatherapy Mist, Instant Stress Relief with Patchouli and Bergamot

Create a better environment at home with this aromatherapy mist that features patchouli, which helps you wind down, and bergamot, which helps relieve anxiety and helps you breathe better. This versatile aromatherapy mist is formulated with non-toxic and eco-friendly ingredients, so you can use it in your room, on pillows and bedding, or even on your skin. Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars on Amazon

Promising review: “The scent was a nice balance of relaxing and not too strong, so it’s great to use as a pillow spray before bed. I’ve also spritzed it on my shirt before heading out which was lovely.” Jenn Allen

The Wellness Guide: Essentials for Keeping Calm and Healthy

5. Rakaposhi Natural Himalayan Salt Rock Lamp

Clean the air in your home so you can breathe easy with this natural Himalayan salt rock lamp, which effectively removes dust, pollen, cigarette smoke, and other contaminants from the air by trapping positive ions and releasing negative ions. It reduces microscopic particles of dust, pet dander, mold, and mildew from the air so you can breathe cleaner air. It works to neutralize electromagnetic radiation from electronics which causes chronic fatigue. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon

Promising review: “This lamp is so peaceful and calming. I use it in my therapy office and my patient’s comment on it all of the time. I plan to order some for my home, too. The dimmer switch is very handy so you can adjust depending on the lighting you might be in at the time. I love this lamp!” Diane Simons

 

For Supplementing Your Overall Health

1. Hum Nutrition Arctic Repair™ Supplement

Sometimes, we need a little extra boost to help rejuvenate and repair our skin and other internal organs from the external stress we experience. Thankfully, there is the Arctic Repair™ Supplement, a plant-based solution to damaged skin. It is crafted from rare Lingonberry seed oil harvested in the Finnish Wild. The lingonberry seed oil effectively reduces wrinkles and increases skin hydration and elasticity. This product is gluten- and GMO-free and made from sustainably-sourced ingredients. Available at Neiman Marcus.

Promising review: “5/5 stars. I noticed an immediate improvement in the texture of my skin.” Judith F

2. The Beauty Chef Cleanse Inner Beauty Powder

If daily stress is bringing you down, go for this cleansing powder that’s designed for those who feel sluggish, are prone to skin breakouts, and those who want to improve liver and digestive function. This cleansing powder features digestive enzymes, sprouted pea fiber, kale, Jerusalem artichoke extract, chia seeds, barley grass, chlorella, spirulina, broccoli sprouts, and milk thistle, all of which work to support the body’s elimination pathways. It brings back digestive balance and promotes clearer, smoother skin. It’s rich in liver supporting herbs, alkalizing greens, enzymes, fiber, prebiotics and probiotics and is a naturally fermented whole food product with prebiotics and probiotics. Just mix 7 grams in water, coconut water, smoothie, or breakfast cereal and you’re good to go. Available at Neiman Marcus.

3. Imbibe Beauty Renewal, 500 mL

Renew from the inside out with this delicious probiotic concentrate that promotes gut health and healthy, glowing skin. It is made of biofermented coconut water with grape seed, which is packed with anthocynins that fight free radical damage, causing early signs of aging. It’s packed with 6 billion probiotics and 8 strains of probiotics per 15 mL serving, giving you a multi-strain potent probiotic. Best taken in 200 mL of water. Shop at Neiman Marcus.

4. Dr. Barbara Sturm Anti-Pollution Food Supplements

Everyday, our body encounters stress in different forms, including environmental pollution. Good thing there’s Dr. Barbara Sturm’s Anti-Pollution Food Supplements, an innovative supplement that protects the body’s cells against air and digital pollution, strengthening the skin’s natural barrier function and immune system, and fights oxidative and inflammatory damage caused by pollutants. It is made of a collection of effective adaptogens and holistic healing nutrients that increase the body’s resistance to stress. It contains Purslane, a potent anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative, telomerase activating, nutritive and repairing ingredient. It also contains omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E for skin nourishment. Available at Neiman Marcus.

5. Vie Healing Paidu Detox Adaptogenic Supplements, 120 Tablets

Strengthen your blood and boost immunity with this concentrated blend of purifying herbs in easy to take capsule form. It removes toxins by invigorating and strengthening the blood, which carries it through our system and into our liver for processing. Available at Neiman Marcus.

 

For Boosting Your Beauty Rest

1. Nurse Jamie Beauty Bear™ Age Delay Pillow Memory Foam Edition

Sleep is one of the most important factors that impact our health. That’s why you need not only a good quantity of sleep, but good quality sleep as well. To help you achieve this, Nurse Jamie designed the Beauty Bear™ Age Delay Pillow, which helps fight wrinkles as you sleep. The Memory Foam edition is an innovative anti-wrinkle pillow that features a unique U-shape design to cradle the face and neck and comfortably conforms to the contours of your face and head. It also features a silky, satin finish to support sensitive and delicate skin types. Best for side sleepers. Available at Neiman Marcus.

2. Edible Beauty & Sleeping Beauty Purifying Mousse Pink Clay Sleep Mask

Boost your nighttime skincare routine with this luxurious pink-clay sleep mask that works to purify, brighten, and revitalize the skin so you wake up with clearer-looking, radiant complexion. It features a mousse formula that contains Australian pink clay, which detoxifies skin by gently removing free radicals while refining lines, moisturizing, and improving texture. It also contains avocado oil that balances oil production and Zeolite that is packed with vitamins C and E to brighten and illuminate skin. Australian snowflower seed also brings back the skin’s natural glow and radiance. Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars with a 100% recommendation rating at Sephora.

Promising review: “Love this clean beauty brand. This mask is super easy to incorporate into your evening routine. It has pink clay in it, and it’s great because you don’t have to mix it yourself and make a mess like other clay masks. It has other soothing and purifying ingredients too. Slather on before bed and wake up to glowy soft skin.” Sammcrystal

3. Farmacy Honeymoon Glow AHA Resurfacing Night Serum with Hydrating Honey + Gentle Flower Acids

We love a product that works over time and overnight! This three-in-one night serum resurfaces, hydrates, and clarifies dull skin while you sleep. It features a blend of AHA from lactic, glycolic, citric and fruit acids that together effectively exfoliates dead skin cells, promotes cell renewal, targets hyperpigmentation, and helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Its BHA comes from willow bark, a natural source of salicylic acid, while flower acids from hibiscus extract help exfoliate skin. A combination of hyaluronic acid and a proprietary honey blend delivers intense hydration. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars, with a 90% recommendation rating at Sephora.

Promising review: “This product is actually life changing. I have bad texture and black heads and using this product has completely changed my skin. I use it three times a week and it does a great job of keeping my skin clear and I’ve noticed a big difference when I wake up. There are no more little bumps under my skin, or blackheads. This also has reduced my acne scarring by a lot.” Hannah RVK

4. Caudalie Vine[activ] Overnight Detox Oil

Flush out pollutants and toxins from your skin with this overnight detoxifying oil from Caudalie. It works just like green juice, but for your skin! It contains 100% organic essential oils including neroli, lavender, carrot, and white sandalwood that together provide antibacterial properties and purifies pores from toxins and other pollutants. It also contains plant-based grape seed oil that regenerates and nourishes for better hydration. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars at Sephora.

Promising review: “Great first product for that age where you’re in between using anti aging products and not! if you want to begin a skin regimen that doesn’t exactly include specific anti aging ingredients, adding this oil prior to your moisturizer will make a difference! I don’t like the smell per day but the results are lovely and my skin feels glowing and soft!” Marcii

5. Origins High-Potency Night-a-Mins™ Resurfacing Cream with Fruit-Derived AHAs

Give your skin a night boost with this two-in-one, overnight moisturizer and peel featuring fruit-derived AHAs that banishes dullness and reveals glowing, smooth, and renewed skin. Its AHAs are derived from grapes and sugar beets, and its added vitamins B, C, E, H, and calcium help nourish skin. Its essential oils of neroli, valerian, and vanilla helps calm the skin. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars at Sephora

Promising review: “Love this cream! Gently yet effective! If you are just starting out with overnight chemical exfoliation this is a great cream that won’t irritate the skin and will replenish your moisture!” Ellyn

 

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