Summer is officially here! It's when our hair gets lighter, our skin gets darker, the water gets warmer, the drinks get colder, the music gets louder, the nights get longer and life gets better. And if you are trying to figure out what you need to make this the best summer ever, then you have come to the right place. We have put together some of our favorite Summer Essentials from Beach to BBQ to Balance (hey, we all need some balance in our lives, don't we?).
There is nothing worse than having mineral sunscreen stuck on your face from your day frolicking at the beach, especially when you are trying to go out that night. Have no fear, this face wash has you covered. It is made to remove the residue of sunscreen, with a combination of Hawaiian sandalwood powder and activated charcoal that draws out the impurities left on your skin. So now you can go out and party and not look like a ghost.
Want an alternative to some of those toxic sunscreens that are out there? KB Essentials has you covered with their Beach Butter. Made from an organic blend of Hemp oil (which is a natural UV protectant) along with natural ingredients such as shea butter, olive and coconut oils and zinc to help prevent sunburns, dark spots and the early onset of wrinkles. For use before or after direct exposure to the sun. For maximum protection, be sure to re-apply every 4-6 hours.
This Hemp/Cotton beach towel is all we need for those hot summer days. Handwoven, naturally dyed and highly absorbent-it pretty much ticks all the boxes for us. Plus, it can double for a bath towel as well, so now we are doubly in love!
We are loving this new Hemp/Organic Cotton striped crop tank/short combo from Jungmaven. Perfect to throw on over your swimsuit and cruise down to the beach. It’s the best loungewear set for those lazy summer days.
We all love a good bbq. below are some of our favorites that will make you the envy of all your friends.
Kombucha is a fermented tea often referred to as the 'Mother of Medicine', for its natural ability to help the gut's microbiome to thrive. M Kombucha stands for 'Mother of Medicine'. They create 'Medicine for the People'. So, the People can Thrive. While Helping Others to Thrive. With 25 MG of CBD per serving, they come in flavors such as “Uplift” made with Hibiscus, Ginger, and Juniper Berry and “Restore “made with turmeric, black pepper, ginger, and lemon.
We thought we had seen everything-CBD infused everything that is-until we came across these CBD infused spices. Ranging from Smoky BBQ, Blackening Seasonings to Roasted Garlic and Lemon Pepper-all infused with 15 MG of CBD per serving. Some cooking tips: They are best used when cooked with healthy fats like Olive, Coconut, and Avocado Oils. Unfortunately, cooking over an open flame ie. BBQ can vaporize the CBD so best to cook with these spices by baking, sautéing or frying.
Sold in sets of 4, these Recycled Hemp/Organic Cotton napkins are a must for your BBQ’s this summer. Why use paper napkins that will end up in a landfill, when you can use these beautiful ones instead. Plus, it adds a bit of glamour to any BBQ. And for the eco-conscious shopper-these napkins are made from recycled hemp (from scraps gathered from mills and sewing factories to prevent waste.). So not only can you wipe off that guacamole from your face, you can feel good about what you are using to wipe it off with.
A Peace Treaty
Top: $295 Bottoms: $325
If you want to be the star of the party at your next BBQ then you should really rock this outfit. The subdued, abstract cannabis print will be a conversation starter at any BBQ. And the light and flowy feel will keep you nice and cool on those warm summer nights.
Even though it's summer, we still need to take care of ourselves. these items will leave you feeling calm and relaxed.
Get your “Om” on with this beautiful handwoven Ritual Rug (i.e. yoga mat) made on floor looms in India. Constructed of organic Hemp fiber and TPE rubber (a rubber-like material that combines the characteristics of rubber with the recyclability and processing advantages of plastics.). And as the name suggests (Ma-as in Mother Nature) “they seek to build nurturing, non-exploitive relationships between their makers, their customers, and the planet. They seek to breathe life into the ancient handcraft of weaving by developing handwoven products that are relevant in the modern world.”
This is an incredible all-over serum to keep your summer skin dewy and moisturized. It is rich in antioxidants like green tea, essential fatty acids and healing herbal infused oils like lavender that help protect skin from the sun, slow signs of aging, balance sebum production, and minimize pores and wrinkles.
Want some fresh summer bedding? Hemp is the new linen and it is perfect for summer. It is breathable and antimicrobial, plus it is ultra-luxurious. It will make you feel like you are on vacation in the South of France. Cue breakfast in bed with a freshly made mimosa.
Let’s face it, we are all getting older. But we don’t have to look or feel older. One problem area as we age is under our eyes. Cannuka’s CBD calming eye cream is a lifesaver. It hydrates, refreshes and protects that delicate under-eye skin. Cool to the touch and then warming once rubbed in, when added to your beauty regimen it can help treat fine lines puffiness and dark circles, because we all want to be young again, don’t we?