July’s Forecast For Wellness

Summer wellness must-haves.

1. The Joy of Sarah Jessica Parker!

Here, the Emmy Award-winning actress and powerhouse entrepreneur talks with Purist about her keys to living a good, healthy life, and Divorce’s third season, which premiered this July.

2. Purist’s 3rd Annual Connect 4 Ideas Festival

Join Purist on August 14 + 15 at Guild Hall in East Hampton for two days filled with thought-provoking discussions with speakers Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo on speaking truth to power; Francisco Costa on environmental conservation; mental health activist and filmmaker Kevin Hines on surviving an attempt at taking his own life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge; Transcendental Meditation Master Bob Roth on healing through mindfulness; and Dr. Frank Lipman on food as medicine, surprise guests; and more! Click here for tickets!

3. Calling All Expecting Mamas!

We’ve teamed up with Babo Botanicals and other favorite brands for a Babymoon giveaway. One lucky winner will win a luxury, 2-night stay at The 1708 House in Southampton and a gift basket filled with new parent must-haves! Enter the contest here (ends July 31).

4. Is your wine full of toxins?

From an elegant French rosé (like Fleurs de Prairie) to a bold South African syrah, the Natural Wine Movement is the way to go. Todd White, founder of Dry Farm Wines club, breaks it down here.

5. Living Plastic-Free

We’ve been using the Plastic Free July movement to discover new ways to reduce plastic waste from everyday life. Learn about some of the beverage companies making a difference with their plastic- and carcinogen-free packaging here.

6. Bee Venom Therapy

Here, read about apitherapy, the practice of using honeybee products medicinally as a Lyme antidote. Brooke Geahan shares her successful battle with Lyme disease. 

7. Blue Jeans Go Green™ with Cotton and Zappos for Good

Cotton Incorporated’s new collaboration with Recycle by Zappos for Good supports its Blue Jeans Go Green™ program, which reduces textile waste by collecting denim to be recycled and reused. 

8. Natural Skin Protection

New studies show cancer-causing chemicals in sunscreens can seep into the bloodstream. HereDr. Paul Jarrod Frank and Christina DeMartino, PA advise how to keep yourself covered.

9. Massage on Demand

The Zeel app brings wellness to wherever you are with its expertly trained, on-the-go masseuses. Here, Purist checks out the app and touches base with its founders, Samer Hamadeh and Alison Harmelin.

10. Be Your Own Doctor

There’s an easy-to-follow prescription for optimal health that begins with three simple directives. Learn the method here.