There’s no better time to indulge in a bit of self care than at the start of a new season. With the holidays quickly arriving, it’s time to get your skin, health and beauty routines squared away. Whether you’re starting to refresh your fitness wardrobe for the cooler months, searching for a relaxing skincare treatment or need healthy snacks on-the-go, there are plenty of local options to help you this October. We’ve also included 3 very special FINDS that give back for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Get ready to embrace the new season and become your healthiest self with these 15 local FINDS!
15 Local Fall Health & Beauty FINDS
Head to the gym in comfort and style this fall. This camo print windbreaker is lightweight, functional and durable – just what you need for a brisk run on a cool morning or a class at your favorite fitness studio. Birmingham-based Eleven Eleven Clothier creates wardrobe staples that are perfect for the woman on-the-go. Find this windbreaker for $148 at Eleven Eleven.
You can’t see us, but the thought of breaking out leggings again has us doing our happy dance. These leggings, created by the fitness masterminds at Second Skin, are high waisted, incredibly soft and perfect for those chilly fall workouts. Plus, we love this tea leaf green color! Find these for $40 at Wrapsody.
New to cardio or just ready to upgrade your running shoes? The North Face’s new Sestriere running shoes are durable yet lightweight, perfect for any type of runner. Whether you prefer the treadmill or the pavement, you’ll feel like you’re running on memory foam in these stylish sneakers. Find these for $100 at Alabama Outdoors.
FUEL & HEALTHY EATS
Healthy snack packs
On the go but craving a healthy and filling snack? These tasty Salted Dark Chocolate Collagen Bliss Bites from Blueroot is the perfect guilt-free snack pack. Dairy free, gluten free and packed with fiber and protein, these bites are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and keep you full and focused. Find these for $18 at Blueroot.
Keep your immune system strong this October with an immunity pack from Farm Bowl + Juice Company. The pack includes a Green Machine and Hustle Juice cold pressed juices and a Fireball and Limelight shot. Grab yours for $20 at Farm Bowl + Juice Company.
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Meal plan kit
A busy schedule calls for a healthy, convenient meal plan kit delivered right to your door. Nourish Meals, headquartered right here in Birmingham, provides nutritious meal plan options that the whole family will enjoy. Find the perfect kit for you, starting at $13.99 a meal, at Nourish Meals.
HEALTHY LIVING ACCESSORIES
One of the most important steps to recover after a long workout is ensuring that you drink plenty of water. We know we’re not the only ones who think it’s easier to drink more water when the bottle is cute! This 50 ounce Swig bottle will help you reach your hydration goal throughout the day. Find it for $55 at The Mercantile by Miller.
Nokabox Weekly Pill Organizer
Taking your vitamins is a great way to help your body recover and stay healthy after you hit the gym. Keep your pills and vitamins organized with a chic and function weekly pill organizer created by Nashville-based Noka Supply. This accessory will assist you on your health journey all year long! Find this for $39 at SB Shop.
Monogrammed Yoga Mat Tote Bag
Tote your yoga mat with ease and style with this monogrammed bag. We love how functional this tote is! Complete with loops to secure your mat, this bag is one you’ll be able to take from work to the gym to wherever else your October plans take you. This also makes for a great gift, just in time for the holidays! Find this for $30 from Modern Monograms.
SKIN & HAIR CARE
Prep your skin for cooler temperatures and drier air this October. Show your skin some much-needed love with a relaxing, soothing HydraFacial. Healthy skin is an important element of self-care! Book yours for $175 at Tonya Jones SalonSpa.
Spa Experience Pack
Nothing says relaxation like a spa experience right in your own home. Enjoy comforting scents of lavender as you soak in the tub after a long day. This Spa Experience tin from 1818 Farms includes a bar of lavender soap, a jar of moisturizing lavender shea crème, a lip balm and a cuticle balm. You’ll feel renewed in no time! Find this for $32 at 1818 Farms.
Whether you want to extend your hairstyle or just need a quick refresh after a sweaty workout, finding the perfect dry shampoo can be a total game changer. This best selling Shampure Dry Shampoo by Aveda is lightweight and non-drying, plus it has a light fragrance that smells heavenly. Find this for $32 at Tonya Jones SalonSpa.
Candle gift box
These candles are beautifully wrapped in gift boxes that display three different messages for breast cancer awareness including ‘In Celebration of You’, ‘Standing With You in The Fight’ and ‘Remembering Someone Special’. Throughout the month of October, 20% of the proceeds from these candles will be donated to Breast Cancer Awareness. Find these for $_ at Cradle + Bee.
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Enjoy these fabulous fitness FINDS from Birmingham’s shops and boutiques. Happy October!