Organic Spa Blog

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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Behind the Scenes for the Organic Spa Magazine Fall Issue

Everyone knows how beautiful Organic Spa Magazine is on the newsstands. What most people don’t understand is what a great deal of effort goes into creating something that looks effortless. Yesterday we shot five models

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Organic, Medicinal Teas Enhance Autumn Wellness

Cooler months call for healing teas that warm your innards, promote digestion and sleep, and also rehydrate your skin. Instead of the more standard green or jasmine tea, make mine a richer, more functional tea.

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Stay Cool This Summer While Saving Energy

Due to the latest heat wave, I have been thinking about how to feel comfortable while saving money and reducing my impact on the environment. I was surprised that according to the U.S. Department

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Beauty Is Wellness: 5 Everyday Dishes that Offer Natural Summer Sun-Protection

If you really want to get smart about protecting your beauty from sun damage this year, you’ll pack your diet with a few major nutrients that amp up your skin’s natural ability to defend against UV damage, promote healing and reduce the negative effects of the sun.

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