Organic Spa Blog

Beauty Is Wellness: Anti-Aging Cranberries for your Thanksgiving Table

Exactly how did cranberries go from antioxidant powerhouses, full of collagen-building vitamin C and skin-strengthening anthocyanin pigments, to vehicles for inflammatory, wrinkle-causing sugar overload?

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Warming with Ginger Oil

Ginger root essential oil is steam distilled from the fresh cluster of root bulbs (called a rhizome)  of the ginger plant. It has a warming, spicy, woodsy and earthy aroma and has been incorporated

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Nature’s Carpet: Warm, Fuzzy…Sustainable!

Vancouver’s LEED certified Olympic Village “Millennium Water” condos, the posh Cileo condos on Vancouver’s west end, multiple projects by Canada’s master designer Sarah Richardson and now the Rocky River Green Home – what do

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Fight Breast Cancer with Power Walking

Although National Breast Cancer Month is officially over, breast cancer affects about 12 percent women in the U.S., and a sedentary lifestyle is one of the top risk factors for this disease. According to

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Cozy Up With Organic Cotton Flannel Sheets

One way to create a more sustainable bedroom is with an organic mattress but they can be quite pricey. If you just want to make a small change by giving your current bed an

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Be Breast Cancer Aware All Year Round

It’s that season again where we’re awash with little, and big, pink ribbons everywhere.  But more importantly than showing your support with a ribbon (which I am not knocking at all), it’s time to

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15 Must Have Beauty Essentials

Welcome to Better Organic Choice (BOC), a column focusing on makeup, skincare and beauty tips, tricks and product advice for the holistically hip. We cover the best in green glam, behind the scenes and

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Halloween Candy That Can Really Make You Sick

This Halloween, keep an eye on your candy. Palm oil, an ingredient found in many of your favorite sweets, and often associated with safe and organic foods, has been targeted by the Rainforest Action

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Avoid Halloween Health Nightmares

To make triple sure that fake ghosts, witches and spiders are the only things to be afraid of this Halloween 2013, follow these food safety tips, according to the Centers for Disease Control and

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Beauty Is Wellness: Baking for Fall Beauty

It’s nearly impossible to get through the holiday season without baking up a pie, a batch of cookies or a loaf of quick bread— and who would want to skip that anyway?

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