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Head To The Tropics Without Ever Leaving Home

A trip to the tropics sounds great right about now, but for those who can’t actually make it there, we’ve compiled a fabulous list of products that will bring the tropics to you. Hempz Sweet Pineapple & Honey Melon Herbal Moisturizer, $23 Not only is it gluten-free, vegan, and cruelty-free, but the gorgeous and intoxicating combination of pineapple and melon is spectacular. Kopari Coconut Deodorant, $14 Kopari makes some of the best coconut products in the skincare market and now they even have a deodorant! It is aluminum free and applies to the skin clear. Xhilaration Tropical Swimsuit, $29.99 Not only is this playful swimsuit stylish and functional, but the price is very reasonable. The high-cut bottom will elongate your legs nicely. Panmilli Fringe Floppy Sun Hat, $40 The open ends of this...

Under $10 Stocking Stuffers

Need something great to gift, but that won’t break the bank this holiday season? Then this post is perfect for you. There are a ton of items that are $10 and under on the market right now that you are going to want to check out. Use them as gifts or stuff Christmas stockings with them. We have a feeling that when it comes time to check out, you’re going to be buying one for a loved one and one for yourself. Lake Champlain Chocolates Hot Honey Caramel Chocolate Bar, $5 Everyone loves chocolate. And while they may not want to splurge on expensive ones for themselves, you can for them! This bar is made with 57% organic dark chocolate and a center of Vermont honey and habanero...

Healthy Smart Living 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

With so many options everywhere, it can be hard to focus and find that really great gift for a friend, co-worker or family member in your life. After all, you want to get them something that they are going to want, use, and really enjoy or appreciate. Get them that present that they won’t even consider re-gifting with one of our picks right here! The Health Nut Create a unique basket with supplements that can easily be added to smoothies. Think protein powders, spirulina, hemp seeds, and more! The recipient can customize their drinks as their wish to fit their needs for the day and how their body feels. Nutiva Organic Raw Shelled Hempseed, $8.39 Vega One All-in-One Protein Powder, $49.99   Food Lover There are some amazing gadgets out there today...

Major Sale Alerts: Get Your Shopping Game On!

Holidays mean spending time with loved ones, eating till your pants unbutton, donating to charities and a ton of sales to take advantage of. Whether you are looking to stock up on your favorite lip gloss, are in need of some warm winter clothing or need to get basics for the household, this is a fantastic time to do so.http://healthysmartliving.com/?p=1287&preview=true NYX Makeup Ricky’s is having a sweet sale on one of our favorite cruelty-free brands, NYX. Items start at only $1.50! Get your holiday face on or use these as fantastic stocking stuffers. Mineral Stick Foundation, Was $10, Now $5 Butter Lipstick in Moonlit Night, Was $6.50, Now $1.60 NYX LipLustre in Rustic Mirage, Was $7, Now $1.75   ASOS ASOS features a bunch of basics as well as trendy items that are...

Stay Healthy In The Colder Weather

Getting the cold or flu is such a drag. There are a few things that you can do to stay on the up and up as the weather gets colder and germs are going around everywhere. Add these small tweaks into your routine and we wouldn’t be surprised it you stayed fresh and healthy all through the fall and winter seasons. 1. Vitamin D Make sure to get in some vitamin D to boost your immune system. Since you are probably getting in less sun, compensate in other ways. Take a vitamin D pill, drink some milk, eat some shrimp, add in sardines to your salads, and look for food that it fortified with it.   2. Smoothies We are BIG fans of smoothies when they are packed with quality ingredients. Don’t...

Health, Beauty, & Food From Around The Web

There have been some interesting stories and videos up lately, so we thought it only made sense to do a round up for you guys. Whether you are looking for some healthy food options, great workout advice, or even beauty products to add to your arsenal, you’ll find it in one of these posts! Health’s Healthiest Smoothie Orders Ordering a juice or smoothie when you’re out can have the opposite effect of what you want, IF you aren’t paying attention to what’s in each cup. In this post, Health tells us what the healthiest items to order at Robeks, Jamba Juice, and Planet Smoothie are. This way you get the most nutrition for your calories. Desi Perkins’ Flawless Skin Routine In this video, she doesn’t use any foundation, but...

Get On It: Goop’s Having A 40% Off Sale

Goop is typically known for its pricey wares that are suppose to be life-changing, or at least help you channel a Patrow-esque way of life. They’re having a 40% off sale at the Goop shop right now, so you can get some quality products with much lower price tags. If you’re short on time, keep scrolling to see our top picks for what to snatch up ASAP before they’re sold out. Murchison-Hume x goop Clean Kit, Was $29, Now $17 We are major fans of cleaners that don’t contain harsh chemicals, especially if you have animals or kiddies running around. This collaboration features two elegant scents: Original Fig and Australian White Grapefruit Sodashi Enzyme Face Polish, Was $121, Now $73 Give your face a quick refresher every week with...

Camp Ready: Eddie Bauer Has Got You Covered

Feeling a bit stressed? Yep! We totally get it. It’s about that time where we just want to pack up and get away from it all. With Mother Nature warming up, trees turning green, and how the air has a certain freshness to it, we are itching to get away and get some camping in. Whether for a weekend or for a week, getting out there with nature always helps us unwind and reconnect with loved ones. Bonus is that it is much cheaper and easier to plan than some other vacations. Eddie Bauer is a trusted name in the sporting world, and they have some quality camping gear to help you get stocked up for your trip. Check out some of our editor picks to...

Aromatherapy Essential: Plant Therapy Synergy Oils

       Synergy is kind of a fancy word, don’t you think? When we were introduced to Plant Therapy’s Synergies line, we were intrigued, simply by the word. The entire line is filled with beautifully blended concoctions of 100% natural and cruelty-free ingredients that are thought to increase everything from energy to clarity. There are multiple ways to use essential oils, such as with carrier oils or in aromatherapy diffusers, so be sure to read the directions on the proper ways to use them. This way, you can get the most benefits out of them. In the event you would like to purchase an aromatherapy diffuser, they carry a variety at PlantTherapy.com. See what our editors are stocking up on that can come in handy at any...

Me, Me, Me! How To Achieve ‘Me’ Time

  Everyone needs ‘me’ time. Being pulled in various directions on a constant basis IS NOT FUN! It is O.K. to indulge in something for yourself because it will keep you happy and sane in the long run. Whether you are overworked in the office, have children that need every second of your attention, or are a caregiver for an elderly family member, you know deep down inside that you need a break. We’re not saying that you need to book a flight to Hawaii and never come back. But if you are able to do that, more power to you! We get that people have responsibilities, which is why there are a few things that you can do everyday to get in that ‘me’ time, if...