Organic Spa Blog

Skin Deep: Reducing Fine Lines

Wrinkles! Everyone eventually gets at least a few. However, do consider the following to reduce or stave off those fine lines. Although prescription vitamin A derivatives (retinoids) have long been the gold standard for anti-aging

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Lobster for Labor Day

Nothing speaks to summer like a Maine lobster. If you are lucky enough to have had your fill of lobster rolls, lobster salad, or plain old steamed lobster, and you are looking for something

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Boost Vitamin D and Tone Up with These Moves

My paddle-boarding sister-in-law, Jamie, shocked me when she confirmed she’s vitamin D-deficient. Jamie, 42, got a quick blood test at her doctor’s office due to spiraling hormonal issues and PMS-like mood swings. “I was so

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Bamboo Toothbrushes: A Green Alternative to Plastic

During my lunch break at the Amish Market in midtown Manhattan, I noticed the bamboo toothbrushes by WooBamboo last week. For years now, I have been writing about the eco-friendly benefits of this rapidly-renewable

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5 “Summer into Fall” Skin Care Tips

If you’re like me, you can’t believe that summer is almost over. As the kids go back to school, it will be time to put the flip flops back in storage. This is also

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Green Your Beauty Routine: Eyeshadow

Sustainable beauty is a result of what we eat, drink and think, as well as what we apply to our skin. Just as our food can nourish us from the inside, the skincare, makeup

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Five Basic Breathing Techniques to Calm Your Mind

As summer starts to unwind, don’t let your relaxed state of mind unwind with it. Kids returning to school and the relentless retail rush to the holidays can leave you stressed and removed from a

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10 Eco-Friendly Tips for Back to School

School bells will be ringing again shortly. And while you’re preparing for the upcoming year—buying new clothes and supplies—it’s important to keep green practices in mind. Eric Novak, executive editor of Enviro Dad, shared with Organic Spa

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DIY Natural Massage Oil

Some of my favorite essential oils for skin-nourishing and anti-inflammatory benefits include chamomile, clary sage, orange blossom, geranium, lavender, peppermint, rosemary, sandalwood, ylang-ylang and last, but not least, rose and rose hips. These can

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Beauty Is Wellness: A 5-Minute Healthy Hair Breakfast

Welcome to Beauty Is Wellness, a column about the link between nutrition, lifestyle and beauty based on my health coaching practice of the same name. I’m thrilled to share information about my favorite beauty

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