Yoga powerhouse, author, and YJ LIVE! presenter Kathryn Budig walks the walk when it comes to self-love and conscious living. No matter her destination, she keeps these organic, eco-friendly essentials in stock.
1. RMS Beauty Lip Shine
RMS Beauty’s lip shine, containing organic oils and pure mineral pigments, is soothing and hydrating. Budig’s favorite shade is Sacred, a subtle red with a touch of pink.
2. Klean Kanteen Water Bottle
Budig never leaves the house without a reusable water bottle. Klean Kanteens are BPA and toxin-free, made from food-grade stainless steel. “It saves on plastic and reminds me to stay hydrated,” she says.
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3. Under Armour Aim True Watercolor Tank
Budig rocks her watercolor printed tank while practicing or with jeans. “My illustrator designed the logo, and they go from yoga class to street wear easily,” she says. Plus, a portion of the proceeds benefit Budig’s project, Poses for Paws.
4. doTerra Peppermint Beadlets and On Guard Lozenges
dōTERRA offers its 100% pure essential oils in many forms, but Budig keeps their peppermint beadlets and lozenges with her at all times. “I take the beadlets after eating and lozenges when I’m with big groups or feel like I might be getting sick,” she says.
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5. Pure Peanut Butter Chocolate Bar
Certified organic, non-GMO, vegan, and gluten-free, Pure Bars are made with ancient grains for a rich texture and flavor. “They satisfy my sweet tooth and give me a good dose of energy when I have low blood sugar,” Budig says.
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6. Vapour Organic Beauty Classic Aura Multi-Use Blush
Vapour Organic Beauty’s Classic Aura Multi-Use Blush is infused with Frankincense, Tulsi, and Lotus, among other organic and mineral-based ingredients. Budig loves the color Crush, a sheer soft pink.
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7. iPhone 6 Plus
When inspiration hits, Budig uses her iPhone to take notes on the go. “I’m always scribbling down ideas for stories, recipes, and articles,” she says.
$299 – $499, apple.com
Even the fittest yogis aren’t saved from springtime allergies. “I carry about a bajillion tissues. This season has not been kind,” Budig says.
$13.97 for 30 tree-free pocket packs, emeraldbrand.com
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9. Biodegradable Poop Bags
Budig is always out and about with her pups, so she stays prepared. “What can I say? I’m a full-on mama to my four dogs!” she says.
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