Right this moment we have now Karen, the founding father of Okay’pure on the weblog. You guys have in all probability seen or heard Lauryn LOVING her Settle Down spray for years. She is simply obsessive about this tremendous clear model.
We’re so excited that Karen is right here to speak about why pure merchandise are key. Not solely is she a badass entrepreneur, she’s a mother. So she actually will get that folks don’t wish to put shit on their child’s pores and skin (or their very own for that matter).
Let’s get proper into it. (& keep tuned for a particular code on the finish of the submit).
When my third son (I’ve three sons and a daughter) was a new child, he was discovered to have excessive ranges of aluminum and parabens (plastics) in his system. Seems, what I used to be placing on my physique with deodorants and physique lotions was getting into my system and in flip, his breast milk. That day, I researched selfmade deodorant recipes and saved a bowl of baking soda blended with coconut oil underneath my rest room sink.
Quick ahead six years: I owned a small health studio for girls and I made some lip balm and physique scrub as promotional objects for the gymnasium. These objects have been seen by the ladies on the studio and figuring out I used to be additionally making my very own deodorant, they requested merchandise for themselves. They turned out to be the perfect take a look at marketplace for my deodorant and the merchandise advanced into what’s now K’pure Naturals. Not making the merchandise in my kitchen, you will discover us on-line and in over 300 retail shops throughout North America!
I’ve discovered loads within the twelve years since I first made clear merchandise for myself and my household. Right here’s what retains me utilizing and producing merchandise containing naturally-derived substances and important oils.
Why Important Oils & Pure Merchandise Are Key:
♡ What you set in your physique is simply as vital as what you set in your physique.
Our pores and skin is our largest organ and it’ll take up all the substances we apply. This implies skincare, physique lotion, deodorant and sure, even make-up!
Do you know: the common lady consumes 4 to 9 kilos of lipstick/lip balm in her lifetime?
♡ Recognizing and having the ability to pronounce the substances in your skincare retains you answerable for what enters your physique.
Study to learn the lists in your merchandise. It’s possible you’ll be shocked at what number of chemical compounds and fillers are in your favorite merchandise.
Do you know: the time period “pure” just isn’t regulated, which is one more reason to be an advocate for your self and taking the time to learn ingredient lists to acknowledge them.
♡ Utilizing pure important oils as an alternative of synthetic perfume not solely prevents undesirable complications and potential well being points, they only scent higher!
Study to correctly dilute important oils when diffusing at dwelling, and all the time verify ingredient lists for unnatural fragrances, particularly those who comprise phthalates and parabens.
Do you know: you’ll want the peels from 25 giant oranges to make a teaspoon of orange important oil. Orange important oil is without doubt one of the greatest smelling oils in my view, and one of the crucial cheap to purchase. Bear in mind, irrespective of how good they scent, by no means ingest oils.
♡ Clear, pure substances could be simply as efficient, if no more efficient, than artificial substances.
In the case of taking good care of your pores and skin, an extended listing of substances doesn’t assure higher outcomes. Assume natural shea butter, natural calendula oil (we infuse our personal calendula petals into natural oil for extremely hydration and pores and skin therapeutic) and candy almond oil for moisturizing pores and skin head to toe.
Do you know: a very good tip is to use a beneficiant layer of your favorite plant-based moisturizer or balm (I take advantage of our Repair It restore balm) to dry heels and toes earlier than mattress. Cowl with a pair of cotton socks to lock in moisture, and to maintain your sheets clear, and get up to clean, hydrated toes! The identical could be performed on dry fingers, utilizing a pair of cotton gloves.
♡ Pure merchandise are usually higher for the surroundings than artificial merchandise.
The nearer the substances are to their pure state, the higher they are going to be accepted again into the surroundings. Issues like nut butters and oils will likely be absorbed again into the earth, the place the method of producing and disposing of substances like parabens and phthalates, will trigger hurt to mom nature.
Do you know: ok’pure doesn’t use outer packaging with any of our merchandise as a further step to scale back pointless waste.
♡ Clear substances and most pure skincare will not be examined on animals.
All the time verify that the model you’re supporting is cruelty-free, however when the merchandise comprise solely clear, pure substances, you possibly can really feel assured figuring out that animals weren’t subjected to testing of chemical compounds and unnatural substances.
Do you know: lavender important oil, when used responsibly (not ingested or utilized topically undiluted), is nice for calming canine. A favorite of ours (and Lauryn’s) is our Settle Down spray and diffuser oil.
♡ Clear merchandise could be multipurpose.
When merchandise are clear, with straightforward to learn ingredient lists, you’ll discover they can be utilized for greater than what they’re marketed for. Once we began promoting our natural child wash, Sleepy Time, we saved listening to from mothers who cherished utilizing it as their nighttime facial cleanser! This implies clear magnificence for the entire household without having a cluttered counter of merchandise!
Do you know: advertising has led us to imagine that we’d like a distinct product for each a part of our physique, and for various instances of the day. Our Drenched whipped face and physique butter is a superb instance of natural substances mixed to supply deep hydration, head to toe!
♡ Pure merchandise are often undiluted and concentrated, which means just a little can go a good distance, which additionally makes them simpler in your pocketbook.
When merchandise are free from unnatural fillers and water, you possibly can management how a lot is utilized. For instance: apply a concentrated physique butter to damp pores and skin. This permits the butters and oils to be absorbed into pores and skin and far much less product is used.
Do you know: the common lady places 168 chemical compounds on her physique every day!
A very powerful a part of wellness is schooling. Take the time to be taught in regards to the values of the manufacturers you select to help, the substances they use and discover merchandise that work greatest for you and your loved ones.
Coming later this 12 months, ok’pure is launching a day by day mineral-based SPF and a vitamin infused serum. You could find extra about ok’pure at www.kpurenaturals.com and on social @kpurenaturals and use code LAURYN25 for 25% off your on-line order!
We hope you guys cherished this submit and are going to attempt a number of the most scrumptious ok’pure merchandise. So beneficiant of Karen to share a code with readers. Good for vacation presents!
x, The Skinny Confidential crew.
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