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  • Two ways to use your eye pillow

    I wanted to share two ways you can use an eye pillow – as a warm compress & a cold pack. Cold Pack: Put your lavender, unscented or lavender-mint eye pillow in the freezer for 30 minutes to turn it into a refreshing cold compress! Use it to reduce under eye swelling and to relieve tired, computer strained eyes. […]

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  • Good Karma Sale to Support Standing Rock

    I’m excited to join The Wild Unknown’s Good Karma movement again – this year I’ll be donating 10% of my sales to the Standing Rock Medic + Healer Council ♡ Use the coupon code GOODKARMA to save 20% on your entire purchase in my etsy shop: Sale ends Monday, November 28th at Midnight, Central Standard […]

  • Quick tip: Use your eye pillow as a cold pack

      Need to cool down? Pop your eye pillow into a zip lock bag, and put it in the freezer for an hour to make it into a cold pack. It feels amazing on tired, computer strained eyes, and has been helping me fall asleep when it’s hot out. (I’ve also been using mine with […]

  • Spring cleaning

    Many of us have detoxing on the brain around this time of year. It’s a great idea to take stock of (and slowly but surely replace) the products you put in & on your body that are loaded with harmful chemicals. A good one to start with is toothpaste. Check out this list of ingredients to avoid. This Harvard study […]

  • Review: Organic Cotton + Bamboo eye pillow

    I love this feedback & pic sent in from a lovely happy customer! “This pillow is AWESOME! It’s a generous size, and fits well on my face. The filling is heavy, in a good way, and gives a great eyeball-hug. ;) (That is totally a thing.) And the cloth is super-soft. Super-duper-soft. The design looks […]

  • The Lotus Root eye pillows on YouTube

    I was so excited that Candace from Yoga By Candace featured one of my eye pillows in her most recent “Favorite Things” episode. (Check out the video, here).   I offered a coupon code to her viewers, and since it’s my birthday I wanted to share the love with you as well. Use the coupon code […]

  • How to meditate (without getting bored)

    Many people have expressed to me their desire to meditate, but have said they either: a. feel they’re “bad at it” because they find their thoughts wandering, b. find it boring c. feel that they can’t fit a meditation practice into their lives, or d. just can’t motivate themselves to do it every day. (I can completely […]

  • Skinfood: Ayurvedic Golden Milk / Turmeric Latte Recipe

      Day 18 of ‪#‎SixtyDaysofSelfCare‬ – I was inspired by this post by @urbanorganica and this one by @inspiringquietly to make some chocolate golden milk (find the recipe here), but I was all out of cocao. I decided to try Jean Godfrey June’s turmeric latte recipe from goop – another modern twist on Ayurvedic golden milk.  […]

  • eye pillow sale + giveaway!

    I recently sent some bamboo + organic cotton eye pillows to the awe-inspiring Yoga By Candace for a photoshoot for her upcoming book. (Here’s a behind-the-scenes clip of her setting up her yoga props like a boss for the shoot!) photo: @YogaByCandace Candace mentions in this post that she can’t sleep or travel without her eye pillow now […]

  • Sixty Days of Self-Care {round 2}

    Happy New Year!  It feels like a good day to start a new round of Sixty days of Self-Care. I’d love it if you’d join in! Do at least one thing a day that feeds your mind, body or soul. Feel free to start at any time. Use the hashtag #SixtyDaysOfSelfCare on Facebook or instagram […]

  • Holiday Shipping

    Holiday shipping announcement: There’s still time to receive your t-shirts, eye pillows and natural body care products by The Lotus Root by Christmas! Place your orders for: * Made-to-order t-shirts by Wednesday,12/16 (tomorrow!) by 3pm central standard time * Eye pillows + body care products by Friday, Dec 18th * and all in-stock items by […]