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As this month comes to an end and Ellie Thumann’s wellness series wraps up, the 2023 SI Swimsuit rookie, who was photographed by Derek Kettela in Puerto Rico, is sharing her top 10 well-being essentials. From skincare products and supplements to lifestyle hacks and good reads, the influencer shares the items in her home that just make life easier.
We’ve learned how the content creator set her intentions for 2024 and chatted about her history with hot girl walks. We also cooked a delicious and hearty comfort meal together and joined the 22-year-old for a calm and productive morning routine. Today, we’re sitting back, relaxing and potentially even swiping our credit card, because everyone knows retail is a form of therapy.
Below are Thumann’s current favorite wellness products that are essential to her daily routine.
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Thumann applies a couple drops of this every morning, following her cleanser and before moisturizer.
This bakuchiol eye balm is formulated entirely with plant-based ingredients. Use in the morning and at night to brighten and smooth the delicate eye area.
“My favorite thing to do, whether I’m wearing makeup or not, is use my Merit Instant Glow Serum,” Thumann says. “It’s the most incredible product. It’s the most amazing glow.”
The Arizona native never leaves the house without sunscreen.
Supplements and drinks
Mother Earth Minerals - Magnesium, $20.99 (amazon.com)
She takes a few drops of this liquid magnesium to help with getting a good night’s rest.
Thorne Basic B Complex, $25 (thorne.com)
Thumann says that since she’s vitamin B deficient, she loves to get most of her supplements, like this one, on Thorne.com.
Ritual Women’s Multivitamin 18+, $19.80 (ritual.com)
These pills have nine powerhouse ingredients that focus on brain health, bone health, blood-building and antioxidant support for women above 18.
One of Thumann’s goals this year was to switch to matcha (rather than coffee) as her second caffeinated drink of the day. She’s been loving this natural matcha powder, made of cordyceps mushrooms, as a mid-day pick-me-up, as it is full of antioxidants and energizing compounds.
Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find - and Keep - Love, $13.60 (amazon.com)
The Hollister clothing brand ambassador is passionate about learning about love, human interaction and relationship styles.
Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment, $22.17 (amazon.com)
Thumann recently began reading this book by comedian Steve Harvey and she’s been loving it so far.