A five-step clean beauty routine to simplify your life

Many of us have looked to change up our skincare lately. Whether it’s due to stress, maskne, lack of sleep, or lack of vitamin D, if your skin has changed—you aren’t alone. There is no need to labor away with a strenuous skincare routine, and there is certainly no need to spend time on things like applying layers makeup to look and feel amazing (unless you want to). We’ve selected some of our clean beauty favorites below.

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5 powerful habits to supercharge your morning routine

A great morning routine can make all the difference between an empowered start to the day, and dragging ourselves out of bed following several taps of the snooze button while feeling pretty cranky. While it can take a bit of discipline and commitment to set an extra 20 to 30 minutes aside for morning self-care, over time, the practice becomes a habit — and even something we look forward to. Taking the time to supercharge your morning routine sets the tone for the rest of our day, and it doesn’t have to be super complicated. 

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Chill out with this calming ashwagandha drink

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Stress is an inevitable part of modern-day life, and especially now more than ever. Constant stimulation from technology, long work hours, and trying to maintain our health can all add to our stress levels. By building in simple habits, we can help combat these everyday stressors, which left untreated can lead to a more serious long-term impact on our health. We’ve come up with a few tools to help you find your zen.

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Plant-based diet 101

A plant-based diet focuses on whole foods and, well, plants! It doesn’t necessarily have to mean you’re “vegan” or any other label. It means you consume a diet rich in whole fruits, whole vegetables, whole grains, whole nuts, and seeds, etc. Most importantly, we are placing whole foods above all else, and limiting processed foods, just like the Clean Program.

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An East-West approach to immune health

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The overall health of our immune system reflects how our inner and outer environments interact every day. Even though we can be making healthy decisions to the best of our ability, we are still confronted with battling the toxic burden from everyday life. With the increasing toxicity on the planet through air pollution, contaminated soils, and persistent pesticides, there is, as a result, more dysfunction in peoples’ bodies.

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Why should I take zinc?

We typically find zinc lozenges in the cold and flu aisle at our local grocery store, and for good reason. Zinc is a nutrient found throughout our bodies that helps our immune system and metabolism function. It is also important to wound healing and our sense of taste and smell.

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Do you know all these vitamin C benefits?

Our bodies don’t make vitamin C, but we need it for immune function, bone structure, iron absorption, and healthy skin. It’s water-soluble and found in many fruits and vegetables, including oranges, strawberries, kiwi, bell peppers, broccoli, kale, and spinach. While it’s common to try to get your vitamin C benefits from foods, many people also turn to supplements to meet their needs.

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