Pure & natural living: small steps, big results
We all want to lead healthier lives, but in reality it’s not always easy to achieve. Between work commitments, social engagements, rushing around to pick up and drop off the kids, grocery shopping, cooking and cleaning, general ‘life admin’ – it’s a wonder we have any downtime at all, let alone the time to focus on our health and wellbeing!
But being busy shouldn’t mean you have to sacrifice living a healthier lifestyle. In fact, the busier you are, the more important it becomes to incorporate small steps into your routine that allow you to live a more pure and natural life. Things like trying to up your intake of natural food, exercising regularly, taking more ‘me time’ moments, and incorporating natural ingredients into your skin care regime.
NIVEA – who’ve recently released Pure & Natural, a new range of skin care products formulated with 95 per cent natural ingredients – understand that making healthier choices is often easier said than done. Which is exactly why they’ve just launched the NIVEA 28 Day Challenge, a program that helps you to achieve a more pure and natural lifestyle quickly and easily, without having to totally overhaul your routine. Simply download the app from the app store or visit the 28 Day Challenge website and you’ll have daily access to tips, inspiration and ideas on the small steps you can take to help you achieve big results. You’ll even be able to track your progress so you can set your own goals and record your achievements throughout the month.
And just to prove how easy it is to get started, here are a few quick tips on how you can start making healthier choices and be on your way to leading a more pure and natural lifestyle:
QUICK AND EASY HEALTHY EATING TIPS:
- Swap sugary snacks for fibre-rich celery and carrots with hummus.
- Cut out salt, oil and sugar for one week. You’ll look and feel amazing!
QUICK AND EASY ACTIVITY AND FITNESS TIPS:
- Start with a 20-minute walk three times a week and build on that as you progress through the challenge.
- Incorporate incidental exercise into each day. Take the stairs or walk to work.
QUICK AND EASY WELLBEING TIPS:
- Disconnect your phone and laptop for one hour – switch off from technology and just be.
- List the things you love doing and try to do one every day.
QUICK AND EASY SKIN CARE TIPS:
- For fresh rejuvenated skin every morning, apply a regenerating night cream before bed.
- Switch to skin care products that contain more natural ingredients and your skin will love you for it.
Seriously, if you start making more pure and natural choices, we bet your skin will be one of the first places to show the benefits. The NIVEA Visage Pure & Natural skin care range is choc full of skin-loving ingredients, with 95 per cent of the ingredients from natural origins. The range also includes Certified Organic Argan oil and is free from nasties such as parabens, silicones, mineral oils and artificial colourants, so using it will help you move in a ‘greener’ direction, and scoring great skin in the process, too! Try: NIVEA Visage Cleansing Lotion, Facial Cleansing Wipes, Cleansing Toner, Soothing Day Cream, Moisturising Day Cream, and Regenerating Night Cream.
So what are you waiting for? Head to the NIVEA 28 Day Challenge website for more information and to get your healthier lifestyle started!
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