At White and Elm we believe the natural way is the best way, and not just when it comes to your skincare! We believe what you put in your body matters as much as what you put on it.
We love running, and we know it does amazing things for our bodies but it can also be hard on our bodies as well!
Holistic Supplements are a great way to replenish your body before and after you run!
Here are a few of our favorites that you beauties should try!:
This supplement should be taken about 30 minutes before a run. It works as an anti-inflammatory agent and as runners, we can have a tremendous amount of inflammation! Inflammation is caused by an influx of free radicals in the body and can stem from issues such as diet, lifestyle choices, digestive issues, and chronic conditions. Exercise is also a natural cause of free radical production.
Start using turmeric and you will notice improvement with stiffness, soreness, and overall well-being.
L-Arginine gives way to nitric oxide, which is a molecule that helps convert oxygen into a form that is more easily utilized by the muscles. Meaning an increased amount of oxygenated blood gets to the muscles, which would result in improved performance.
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The White & Elm team are passionate about natural and non-toxic, plant-based skin care. We believe that no woman should have to compromise her health for her beauty. Naturally, WE focus on doing right by the environment around us and the environment of our bodies. We proudly participate in the Environmental Working Group's EWG Verified™ program.
While you may be cleansing, moisturizing, and applying sunscreen, daily. If you’re not exfoliating, your skin isn’t as healthy as it could be. It is very important to exfoliate your face and body all year round. But after the winter, sloughing away all that dead skin seems even more necessary.
For sure you need to be wearing a daily moisturizer with a minimum of an SPF 15. You also need to look for sunscreens that are labeled Broad Spectrum because this means they have passed specific laboratory testing that shows they protect against both UVA and UVB rays. If you plan to be in direct sun for more than a few hours, please reapply your sunscreen. Also, if you are planning on swimming or sweating heavily opt for a Water-Proof formula as well. It's best to avoid chemical sunscreens altogether because let's face it; we don't want the chemicals we put on our skin to end up in our blood stream. Also, because we don't yet know the impact that nanoparticles will have on our health, it's best to use mineral sunscreens that specifically use non-nano minerals.