Sick Day Essentials

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Well, it got me.  The annual cold.  All my hand washing and ducking and bobbing every time someone coughed did me no good.

I think I must have blown my nose over 1,000 times yesterday. It actually had become painful.  The outside of my nose felt raw, burny, rough and red.  Everytime I raised a tissue to it I would swear I was wiping my nose with sandpaper.

They say necessity is the mother of invention and it was absolutely necessary I fix this problem!

First I tried lotions- DO NOT make the same mistake as me and apply a lotion with a fragrance in it….OUCH!

Next I tried moisturizers, balms and serums- nope not helping.

Then it hit me!  What about my GLAMGLOW THIRSTYMUD?  I use it all the time as an overnight mask and it leaves my skin looking ah-mazing and super hydrated and hydration was just what I needed.

I opened the jar and dabbed that sweet treatment on my nose. Ahhhhhhhh. Instant relieve and about an hour after I applied the redness was totally gone and my nose felt soft to the touch again!  No more rough flaky skin!!

Hallelujah.  Yet another use for one of my favorite products!

Cold got you down?  Here’s a peek at my Cold Season Must-haves:

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ONE: ROSE HEART AZTEC FLEECE HOODED ONESIE

TWO: Hug Me Hot Water Bottle

THREE: This Works Deep Pillow Spray 

FOUR: Muk Luks Jenna Slipper

FIVE: Teavanna Silver Needle White Tea– packed full of antioxidants its the best teat to fight a cold. Available at Teavanna.

SIX: Village Naturals Cold and Allergy Bath Soak

SEVEN: Air Repair Rescue Balm

EIGHT:  GLAMGLOW THIRSYMUD Available at Neiman Marcus and NeimanMarcus.com

NINE: Vintage Retro Kitsch School Kids Getting the Flu Mug

TEN: Aden + Anis Daydream Blanket

ELEVEN: Emergen-C 1000mg Vitamin C Super Orange Available at drug stores and grocery stores nationwide

TWELVE: doTerra OnGuard Essential Oil– Features a combination of Wild Orange, Clove Bud, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus and Rosemary essential oils formulated to support healthy immune function

THIRTEEN: Manuka Honey–  is antimicrobial and antiviral. It is also an antioxidant that can help to increase vitality and immunity and has been proven to fight a range of bacteria including Streptococcus pyogenes (which causes sore throats).

FOURTEEN: Kleenex Cool Touch Facial Tissue Availabe at Drugstores

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