Organic Spa Blog

PHYTOMER XMF: A New Frontier in Anti-Aging Marine Cosmetics

Off the coast of Brittany in the Iroise Sea, the PHYTOMER scientific team identified a plankton microorganism capable of naturally producing a sugar with exceptional anti-aging properties: XMF. To collect this unique marine sugar, researchers

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Natural Facials at Spa Nautica in Marina del Rey, Calif.

Even if you don’t live near the beach, in sunny southern California, it’s dry skin central. Maybe I had one too many margaritas last week, but my hair and face feel especially dry and

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6 Natural Health Tips for American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month. It provides a healthy-heart opportunity to focus on the organ that beats around 3 billion times, nonstop, in the average human lifetime.  Your heart sustains you, provides life-giving oxygen,

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The Seven Outposts of Slow Beauty

  Outposts are places, spaces and experiences that help you make the transition from fast beauty (quick fixes, anti-aging, and disease) to Slow Beauty (health, wellness, and joy), a celebration of your sacred life. Self-Expression Neoteny is

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Get a Love Detox in Time for Valentine’s Day!

What is a love detox? Be happy you are not exactly sure! This could mean one of two things, to me: 1) You deserve a solo spa day because you are (for whatever reason) all

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