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Our June Theme: The Sun

Anne Alloway

Posted on June 15 2017

This month we want to you relish the sun. That said, it’s common knowledge that too much direct exposure to the sun’s rays can be harmful to our health. Finding the right balance is key. Most people only need a few minutes in the sun to start taking advantage of the benefits; but you should always be careful not to let the skin burn.

 

The most clear-cut correlation between sunlight and sexual health is its role in vitamin D. Sunlight helps our bodies convert a substance in our skin called 7-dehydrocholesterol into vitamin D. Vitamin D deficiency can cause low estrogen in women, which means low sex drive. It also causes low testosterone in men. So if you tend to feel more frisky during the summer than the winter, there’s a very good reason for it – increased vitamin D causes your hormones, and your libido, to peak during the sunny summer months! Vitamin D also has many other health implications outside of libido - but we are trying to stay on topic here!

 

Sunlight also increases levels of serotonin, which helps balance your mood and promotes feelings of happiness. Sun exposure is said to alleviate symptoms of depression, and when combined with exercise the mood boosting effects of sunlight are especially potent. We don't need a doctor to tell us that sunshine feels good and makes us happy - we are creatures of the earth! And like every other one of earth's creatures - the sun sustains us with her warmth and light. Take some time to relish her this month, and in turn relish your own sexy wellbeing!

 THE REVEAL: OUR JUNE QUEEN BEE BOX

The sun- so fundamental to our existence on earth, and yet our lives are so often constructed to avoid it, even fear it. Not this month - your Heart + Honey box is all about embracing the warmth and vitality that the sun bestows on us. Taking precautions to prevent our skin from burning, this month we seek out the sun….

Firstly you will find a glamorous pair of sunnies. Oversized, elegant, and rife with character. Pull these babies out of their playful floral case and prepare for a rendezvous with the brightest star we know. (Not to burden anyone with our love for practicality, but the glasses case is also sized to carry a phone - in the event you need a case for your lifeline also).

Secondly - We are trying not to get too obnoxiously excited here, But how beautiful is this? A Wristicuffs exclusive for Heart + Honey. Sunstone, silver and white agate - With the radiance of the sun and the fire of the solar ray, Sunstone carries unlimited energy of the ultimate light. It brings energy to all that wear it. Known as a joyful stone, Sunstone inspires the nurturing of self in order to be of service to others. It restores the enjoyment of life, good nature and provides a sense of abundance. Wear Sunstone to feel alive and enthusiastic. It increases vitality and is beneficial in maintaining high energy throughout the day. White agate has powerful metaphysical properties also - eliminating and transforming negative energies. Overall - this sunny and beautiful bracelet compliments you in every way - on the physical plane and others!

Thirdly - after you have gotten your Vitamin D, and soaked up all the mind and body boosting benefits of the sun - be sure to luxuriate in some of this amazing aftersun lotion by NW Beauty Works. This Aloe & Jojoba Infused Lotion with Grapefruit, Orange, & Spearmint oil is the perfect after-sun treatment for your beautiful skin! Boosted w/ moisturizing organic coconut & olive oils, antioxidant-rich organic rooibos, & nourishing vitamin E, this fast absorbing, light & comforting formula leaves skin feeling soft & soothed.

Moving on to the star of the Heart + Honey show, The Bliss Bella Mini Bunny -You’ll especially love this piece after you have amped up your libido and general disposition in the your sunbath. It vibrates, it pulsates, it escalates! Its waterproof and USB rechargeable - and super soft medical grade silicone. This handy bunny provides a buzz where ever and whenever you need it most.

Finally - the goody bag! This month we include Intimate Earth Elite Lubricant. All in One Massage and Silicone Personal Glide . Silicone of the highest grade is infused with natural Shiitake extracts and nourishing Vitamin E for the softest silicone glide on the market. Absolutely no taste or smell. This unique product can be used for massages that turn into something more!


Any health-related information is not meant to replace the advice of your doctor. This information is intended for general use, and not intended to diagnose, treat or prevent any disease/condition.  Please discuss any health problem or concern you may have with your doctor .

 

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