Organic Spa Blog

Stand-up Paddle Boarding is Great Exercise

This newish water sport of stand-up paddle boarding (or SUP)  is an emerging sport with its roots in Hawaii, pioneered in the Islands by Hawaii’s premiere watermen. An ancient pastime, the board sport has recently

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Atlas Cedarwood Essential Oil: Get grounded in the midst of change.

Atlas Cedarwood (Cedrus Atlantica) is one of my all time favorite essential oils.  It’s has this remarkably deep and rich aroma, that lingers and mellows in the most surprisingly subtle way. The scent transports

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Lead In Lipstick, and Then Some

A recent study shows that your lubricous lipstick tube may hold concentrations of heavy metals like aluminum, chromium and manganese, too. Lead in lipstick is a headline again, grabbing the lead in a story by

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Aspen’s Spa Treatment and Tasting Menu Experience

The St. Regis Aspen invites guests to awaken their senses with Remède Spa’s inspiring new Farm-to-Massage-Table summer menu, beginning July 30. The spa’s one-of-a-kind, signature treatment takes the spa experience to new heights, offering

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Recycled Vietnamese Rice Bags With A Cause

During a recent weekend trip to the North Fork of Long Island I was intrigued by a store with the sign “where every day is earth day”. The store Jet’s Dream is located on

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An Eco-Travel Glossary

Want to step off the beaten path? We’ve assembled tourism terms to help you hone in on the trip that’s just right.

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Beauty Is Wellness: Anti-Aging Tea and a Gluten-Free Treat

Afternoon tea. Sounds so much more relaxing than crack-of-dawn coffee, doesn't it? But few of us take a quiet moment to give our body and beauty a tea break.

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Organic Cocktail Party!

The last licks of summer are upon us, and the end–Labor Day Weekend–lurks right around the corner. Before it’s time to pack up the tent and shift into Back-to-School mode, here are a couple

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More Natural Ways to Ease a Headache

I’m trying to wean off of my caffeine consumption and I’m getting headaches from the withdrawal symptoms. I’m tempted to sneak a quick soy latte but I’m not hurting anyone but myself when I

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Basil Isn’t Just for Pesto!

The rich sweet scent of basil has dominated my local Farmer’s Market this summer; large baskets of fresh picked sprigs are piled high at almost every stand. The aroma is alluring and intoxicating. What is

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