Embrace Self-Care Using Nature As Your Guide

Embrace Self-Care Using Nature As Your Guide


Self-care isn't just bubble baths and face masks; it's about nurturing our mind, body, and soul. Embracing nature within that journey can unlock unparalleled benefits. Stepping outside and immersing ourselves in the sights, sounds, and scents of the natural world provides a powerful reset button. The soft crunch of leaves underfoot, the calming rush of a stream, the warmth of the sun on your skin – these simple experiences have the power to de-stress, refocus, and spark joy. Nature offers a space for reflection, grounding us in the present moment and reminding us of what truly matters. It's a sanctuary where worries melt away, replaced by a sense of belonging and peace. So, whether it's a mindful walk in the park, a picnic beneath a starry sky, or simply tending to a houseplant, make time to connect with nature. It's a vital ingredient in the self-care recipe, fostering both inner and outer well-being.

Embrace Self-Care with Plant-Based Ingredients

Gentleness and Skin Health

  • Less irritation: Many plant-based products avoid common irritants like parabens, sulfates, and artificial fragrances, making them potentially kinder to sensitive skin.
  • Nutrient-rich: Plants offer vitamins, antioxidants, and other skin-loving nutrients that nourish, protect, and combat free radicals. This can lead to calmer, healthier skin with improved texture and tone.
  • Natural hydration: Plant-based oils and wild-crafted ingredients offer excellent hydration without clogging pores, keeping your skin supple and radiant.

Sustainability and Ethics

  • Eco-friendly: Plant-based ingredients often require less processing and are renewable, leading to a smaller environmental footprint. Some brands prioritize sustainable practices like organic farming and biodegradable packaging.
  • Vegan and cruelty-free: If you value animal welfare, plant-based products align with those choices as they avoid animal-derived ingredients and animal testing.

Additional potential benefits

  • Mindful connection to nature: Using plant-based products can connect you to the natural world, enhancing the mindfulness and self-care aspect of your routine.
  • Sense of well-being: Knowing you're making sustainable and ethical choices can contribute to a greater sense of well-being and personal responsibility.

At Home Spa Treatments

While we might not have the luxury of a spa getaway today, we can always use the best ingredients to give back to our skin. ⁠

Freegirl is food for your skin, as all of our nutrient-dense ingredients are food-grade! There is nothing better for your skin or your little one than applying all-natural, plant-based botanicals to heal, improve collagen production, reduce the signs of aging, fade and improve sun-damaged skin, or clear up congested skin conditions.⁠

Spa Treatments When Pregnant 

If you're pregnant, you're probably cautious about everything that touches your skin. 

Did you know that all the ingredients in our skincare line are safe for you to use while you're growing your precious little one?! ⁠⁠

⁠⁠Unfortunately, there are toxic chemicals in so many of the traditional American products, as our government doesn't limit as many ingredients as other countries do!⁠⁠

We are aware of how the skin absorbs nutrients and chemicals alike - and can impact your growing babe.⁠

Our incredibly powerful skincare is completely safe to use during pregnancy

But if you're looking to see what to be cautious around — here are some common skin and body care ingredients to avoid while pregnant —⁠

X Retin-A, Retinol, and Retinyl Palmitate⁠

X Tazorac⁠

X Accutane⁠

X Benzoyl Peroxide⁠

X Some Essential Oils (Be sure you vet all oils you use during pregnancy)⁠

X Hydroquinone⁠

X Aluminum chloride⁠

X Formaldehyde⁠

X Chemical Sunscreens⁠

X Salicylic acid⁠

While we might not have the luxury of a spa getaway today, we can always use the best ingredients to give back to our skin. ⁠

Some practical ways to set up your own spa 

⭐️ Utilize our milk cleansers as a facial treatment by letting it sit on your face for 20 minutes before washing off. ⁠

⭐️ Follow up the cleanser with our Ambitious AHA Gel Mask for a 30-minute exfoliation. (a nice warm bath makes this spa-like treatment even more amazing) 

⭐️ Complete the treatment with your choice of facial serum and moisturizer to seal in the vital nutrients for your skin. ⁠

Self-Care Is A Lifestyle 

Embracing self-care is all about making choices that nourish your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Here are some tips to get you started:

Start small and be consistent. 

Don't overwhelm yourself by trying to overhaul your entire routine overnight. Choose one small, manageable self-care activity to do regularly, even if it's just for five minutes a day. This could be:

  • Taking a walk in nature
  • Practicing deep breathing exercises
  • Reading a few pages of a book
  • Taking a warm bath with essential oils
  • Listening to calming music

Identify your needs

Everyone's self-care needs are different. Pay attention to how you feel throughout the day and identify areas where you need some extra TLC. Are you feeling physically drained? Mentally stressed? Emotionally overwhelmed? Once you know your needs, you can choose activities that address them specifically.

Make it enjoyable

Self-care shouldn't feel like a chore. Choose activities that you genuinely find relaxing and enjoyable. It could be painting, dancing, spending time with loved ones, or indulging in a delicious, healthy meal.

Set boundaries

Learn to say no to things that drain your energy and prioritize your own needs. This could mean setting boundaries with work, social commitments, or even negative self-talk.

Be kind to yourself.

Self-care isn't about perfection. There will be days when you miss your self-care routine or fall back into old habits. Please don't beat yourself up about it. Pick yourself up and start again the next day.

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