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#MondayMantra: Love the skin you’re in.


Monday Mantra: Love the skin you’re in. 

Temperatures have dropped to sub-zero degrees here on the East coast and we’re feeling the (icy-cold- freezing-oh-my-god-I-can’-feel-my-face) winter burn. These cold days and nights have a serious effect on our skin and this week we think it’s important to give your bod a little extra TLC (and moisturizer.  Here are our top 3 must-haves for healthy, hydrated winter warrior skin:

1. Prep your skin at night. Before we go to bed, we always wash our face and hydrate our skin with Kaplan Hydrating Essence.  This oil contains a blend of 8 essential oils in their purest form to deeply hydrate and nourish the face and body.  We’re seriously in love.

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2. Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize! Before we put makeup on or head out the door we slather a layer of Aveeno Ultra-Calming Daily Moisturizer on our faces.  We love this moisturizer because it’s perfect for dry skin, it has SPF to protect our faces from harsh winter rays, and it’s super affordable.

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3. Kick chapped lips to the curb. We never leave the house without protecting our lips!  Our pick  is Malin + Goetz Mojito Lip Balm.  It’s hydrating, paraben-free and we love the mojito flavor (it reminds us that happy hour is closer than we think!)

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Later this week, we’ll talk to Kristyn Smith, Claire Beevers, and Ali Hynes: owners of Smith + Brit, a beauty and wellness destination in the heart of Chelsea, New York.  Our faces (and feet!) got some serious TLC a few weeks ago in the form of facials, microdermabrasion, and reflexology  and we loved the experience so much we decided to make Smith + Brit this week’s Woman Crush Wednesday feature!

You’ll also be hearing from our BBP Online Member Cee-Cee on Thursday and we’ll send you into the weekend with a BBP Full Body Beat Down on Friday!

Until next time, stay (moisturized) and brave friend!


Lindsey + Amber

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