Organic Spa Blog

Five Must-Packs for the Green Camper

First, a confession: I’m not a camping kind of guy. I enjoy fishing, kayaking, and doing honest-to-goodness absolutely nothing for hours, but as a whole, the activity doesn’t rank high on my list of

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Brighten Up the Dog Days of Summer with Citrus Oils

What is summer without lemonade?  Or a lime infused cocktail or salad?  Nothing brightens up a long hot summer day better than a splash of citrus. The essential oils from citrus fruits, like lemons,

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Cleansing Down Organic Avenue

The subject of cleansing and detoxing can be quite controversial. Some experts say cleansing and  detoxing isn’t necessary because the body already removes toxins through its elimination organs (lungs, skin, kidneys and digestion). Other

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Vegetarian Diets Associated with Lower Risk of Death

New research from Loma Linda University in Southern Calif., recently published online at the Journal of Internal Medicine, stated that eating your veggies is related to reduced death rates in a study of more

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Beauty Is Wellness: Build a Smarter Summertime Breakfast

It’s a steamy summer morning and the last thing on your mind is food. You’d like to take a cool shower and sit in front of the air conditioner— but no scrambling eggs or cooking oatmeal, please.

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Walk Responsibly: Flip-Flops Made of Natural Rubber

Over the last few years, flip-flops have become a summer staple. But did you ever wonder what they are made of? Most flip-flops are made of synthetic or natural rubber. According to The Rubber

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Many Americans Take Antibiotics, Needlessly

Improper use of antibiotics in humans — as well as the animals we eat — has led to a situation in which the weakest bacteria are killed, and the strongest (and most dangerous) bacteria

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Mind, Body, Beauty from the Inside Out!

JOIN Makeup Artist and Green Beauty + Wellness Coach Rebecca Casciano, Holistic Happiness Coach Jennifer Kass and Granola Glamour Life-Stylist Raquel Griffin for Mind, Body, Beauty! In this 3-hour interactive workshop, you will Learn how to enhance your inner and outer beauty!  * EXPERIENCE your beauty

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How to Keep the Bugs at Bay: Natural Insect Repellents and Aromatherapy

Mosquitos! Black Flies! Ticks! Spiders! Every summer we face another battle against bug bites. No one wants to show up at a sexy summer BBQ smelling like “OFF!” bug repellent–so what can we do?

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The Beauty of Dirt

I used to love to play in the dirt (earth)! As a kid, I loved mixing it with water, making mud pies and even smearing it on my face (or my cousin's face). We would pretend we were making mud masks (beauty starts early

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