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Vellum Holiday Gift Guide

Vellum Holiday Gift Guide

It looks like holiday get togethers are going to be a lot smaller this year, but you can still let your loved ones know you're thinking of them by gifting them with our all natural plant based personal care products to help keep their mind and body healthy in 2021.  Here are some gift ideas they didn't know they needed but will love!

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How to Tame Maskne

How to Tame Maskne

We know beards take serious work to grow but while Coronavirus is wreaking havoc, it's best to keep your beard and mustache as neatly trimmed as possible to minimize friction with the mask. Our Body Essentials collection can be used as natural beard oils, and contain many vitamins and minerals.  To use: Apply half a pump of oil through beard and then apply mask. This creates a protective seal around the beard and the mask. 

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Easy Ways to Practice Mindfulness

Easy Ways to Practice Mindfulness

Close your eyes, lay down, and do whatever you need to do to be able to let go and focus on yourself. Focus on breathing in and out, how it feels, and let your mind come alive. It’s fine if it wanders, but gently bring yourself back to the moment. The best thing about breathing is that you’re always doing it, the only difference here is just focusing on it consciously. Whether you’re cutting onions or getting ready for bed, focus on your breathing and boom: you’re already being mindful.

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Why you Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Self Care

Why you Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Self Care

“I’m so busy, I just don’t have enough time”. Does this sound like you? We’ve all used time as an excuse to not care for ourselves. Think about someone in your life who practices self care. How do you feel about them? Most likely, you admire that they have enough time to do so. So why the heck do we sometimes feel bad about doing something for ourselves, like it’s a guilty pleasure?

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