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The Power of Ritual: Morning Tips To Empower Your Day

The Power of Ritual: Morning Tips To Empower Your Day

Morning rituals are everything. Much of your day is a collection of unconscious patterns and expectations unfolding in a multitude of ways. But know that you have a lot of power in how you're co-creating your day. Start by empowering yourself with these simple morning rituals to support your health, expand your awareness and ultimately change your life.  1. Enjoy a warm morning tonic Have a hot healthy drink (no coffee doesn't count) to warm and wake the body while providing some hydration after a night's sleep. It could be hot lemon water, ginger tea, golden milk, our Beauty Tea......

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Allison Roman
The Power of Ritual: Sleep is a Superfood

The Power of Ritual: Sleep is a Superfood

There is no mistaking how frustrating it can be when you aren't sleeping well. You can't focus, the obvious bags under the eyes, your skin lacks luster and you're easily irritated with even the smallest things. It’s during these times, the tendency to lean on sugar and caffeine for that jolt to be alert and productive is sometimes the highest. The cycle begins and in return maybe a cold or flu strikes– the body simply can't cope without sleep. Research continues to show us that sleep quality has significant impacts on our general health and quality of life. So it's no wonder that ongoing...

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Skin Barrier Love: Hydrosols That Make A Difference

Skin Barrier Love: Hydrosols That Make A Difference

In a previous post we explained what hydrosols are and how they are made. If you missed it, check it out here.  Today, we are discussing 3 reasons why they might be your skin's new best friend. 1. Hydrosols have a true affinity for the skin. These aromatic waters carry all of the essence of the plant in every drop, which means they have some pretty powerful benefits to share. The specific properties depend on the plant distilled; however common benefits cited are hydrating, anti-inflammatory, soothing, anti-bacterial, balancing and tonifying. They are truly a perfect natural ingredient to improve and restore your...

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Herbal Ally: Why We Use High Vibe Hydrosols, The Superfood of Water.

Herbal Ally: Why We Use High Vibe Hydrosols, The Superfood of Water.

Hydro=water.   Sol=solution. Hydrosol is a chemistry terms that essentially means "water solution." So let's break down the science and history of these seemingly magical waters... Hydrosols are the water condensate produced during a steam or water distillation of plant material–think about the process that occurs to create essential oil. Distillation isn't a new art form. It has been traced back to as early as 2600 B.C. where ancient Egyptians boiled plant material in large pots covered with heavy cloth. They often used wood extracts–like myrrh and sandalwood– which were important elements in many aspects of their culture. Paintings showing...

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