Detox Your Skin Care Line
Organic skin care products from Be Well Company are made in Mount Pleasant without the chemicals found in many products. The company’s products are made with organic, plant-derived ingredients and no preservatives, alcohol, dyes, manmade fragrance or parabens. We tried the luscious (and relaxing) rose and lavender whipped body butter and the jasmine and myrrh nourishing face cream. We can’t wait to get our hands on the latest launch, sugar lip scrubs, made from organic cold pressed juices, such as beet, carrot and kale. Available at bewellcompany.com.
On our radar: Colur Studios
We’re looking forward to visiting Colur Studios on King Street, a new beauty boutique where you can get makeup artistry services, find natural and organic beauty products and enjoy beauty treatments, including facials, LED light therapy and brow shaping. 562 King St. For more information, visit www.colurstudios.com.
Support The Power of She
Athleta has developed the Empower sports bra for women who have had mastectomies. The bra will feature a front zip, adjustable shoulder straps and comfortable material designed for sensitive scar tissue. The athleisure brand also is selling a limited edition pink Power of She bra with the empowering slogan written across the back band. A percentage of sales from both bras is being donated to Recovery On Water, an organization that supports and empowers breast cancer patients and survivors. Available at www.athleta.com.
Warning Signs of Breast Cancer
Except for skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the U.S. The Susan G. Komen Foundation advises women with average risk to have a mammogram every year starting at age 40. Here are some warning signs that indicate you should schedule an appointment with your health care provider:
- Lump, hard knot or thickening inside the breast or underarm area
- Swelling, warmth, redness or darkening of the breast
- Change in the size or shape of the breast
- Dimpling or puckering of the skin
- Itchy, scaly sore or rash on the nipple
- Pulling in of the nipple or other parts of the breast
- Nipple discharge that starts suddenly
- New pain in one spot that doesn’t go away
To learn more about the warning signs, screenings, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, visit ww5.komen.org.
Detox Your Yoga Session
Yoloha natural cork yoga mats are handmade right here in Charleston using sustainable cork and recycled rubber. The mats are naturally antimicrobial and contain no PVCs or harmful chemicals. Yogis love them because of their non-slip surface. Check out the beautiful designs at yolohayoga.com.
Practice yoga poses as the sun sets, and as you breathe in the salty air and listen to acoustic tunes when The Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission hosts Unplugged Yoga on Folly Beach and Isle of Palms. $8 per class. Visit ccprc.com/1804/Yoga-Unplugged for a schedule and to register.
Unwind the Week Yoga Class
This 75-minute Friday evening class takes place on the ground and is designed to relieve stress and tension through yoga, myofascial release and breathing techniques. 6:30 p.m. Fridays at Reverb Yoga Studio, 1503 King St. $15 for a drop-in class.