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Beauty Tips, Health & Wellness -

As soon as the warmer weather appears, we all head out to our backyards and local parks to take in the sunshine. However, the summer months can take their toll on our skin, and if you are not careful, you could cause your skin some lifelong damage. From overexposure to the sun without protection, to seawater and chlorine, the summer months can have negative consequences for your skin. So, we have put together some of the best ways that you can keep your skin firm and smooth during summer. Always Wear Sunscreen While wearing sunscreen to protect your skin from...

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Brand Highlight, Health & Wellness -

We hope you enjoyed your Ecocentric Mom April 2020 subscription boxes and one of our brand highlights, All Good and their flagship product – Goop. Why did we feature All Good Goop? When talking with All Good about placing Goop in our April box, COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders had just taken effect across most of the United States and everyone across the world was talking about proper handwashing techniques. All that handwashing makes for very dry hands and cracked knuckles (not to mention how dry our cuticles were)! Along came All Good. Ecocentric Mom wanted more than just lotion to send...

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Health & Wellness, pregnancy -

Let’s be real. Women in general have a higher pain threshold than most men – they routinely endure waxing and childbirth. This doesn’t change the fact that pregnancy can be difficult. It can be even harder if you suffer from fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is painful and exhausting to deal with under the best circumstances and pregnancy can make it worse. On the plus side, most women with fibromyalgia experience normal labor and have healthy full-term babies. To make it easier to get through your pregnancy with minimal discomfort it’s important that you have a clear understanding of fibromyalgia and how it...

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If you suffer from back pain, getting through the day and performing errands can be incredibly challenging. When it comes to hitting the hay, if you’re in pain and finding it difficult to drift off, it’s likely that you will wake up feeling run down and low on energy. Thankfully, there are lots of useful tips that you can try out that may provide relief. If you’re not sure what to do, here are some strategies that you can implement to aid sleep and help you feel more comfortable. Find the Right Position There are certain sleeping positions that may...

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Health & Wellness, Nutrition & Recipes, pregnancy -

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. If you buy something, Ecocentric Mom may earn a commission.  Feeding Every Craving Before I had my daughter, I was under the impression that pregnancy cravings were just that – cravings. I’ve never been particularly “thin”, thanks to my genetics, body type, and growing up playing soccer, but I figured if I could beat PMS cravings, this whole pregnancy craving thing would be a walk in the park. Oh, self. Oh my sweet, sweet, naive self. My first pregnancy was filled with cinnamon rolls, chocolate milkshakes and banana splits. I didn’t gain much weight...

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