Organic Spa Blog

Botanical Balms for Body and Soul

Balms are the ultimate one-product-wonders, to hydrate, comfort, heal, soften and protect. Made from pure plant oils, butters and waxes and free of fillers such as water, preservatives or emulsifiers, balms are a natural

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Organic Trailblazer: Start Somewhere

Sometimes a single small (and personal) action can kick-start something much larger than you even imagine. That’s what happened to me. About 20-plus years ago I decided to stop using the single-use plastic bags

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Holiday Gift: Hand-painted Silk Robes from Bali

Occasionally, you receive that rare holiday gift that actually makes you feel like a rock star–a very pampered, gorgeous rock star. These hand-painted silk robes from Bali are that kind of gift. When I

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Buy a Product, Plant a Tree

Buy a Product, Plant a Tree

Boldijarre Koronczay, president of the Hungarian-born, Vancouver-based Eminence Organic Skin Care, is a man who likes to watch things grow. First, his business: Eminence skincare products are now sold in 24 countries around the

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A Haven of Natural Beauty, Delicious Food and Lessons in Awareness

By Leena Oijala Our small homestead known as Myrtle Glen Farm sits in beautiful rural southwestern Oregon. Temperate rain forests cover much of the land here, with a mountain river, the calls of kingfishers, herons,

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