Organic Spa Blog

Sustainable Personal Care Picks for Men (from my husband to yours)

My husband has been complaining that he feels left out in the green/organic product parade (which means my house, and the number of products it contains). So since we celebrate Father's Day in June, I decided to have him help me give product advice to the men in our lives this month.

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Green Screens Film Festival at Lincoln Center

If you are an eco-conscious New Yorker looking for something to do this weekend (and into early next week), here’s a great idea for you: check out Green Screens), the eco-film festival running at Film

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Angelina Jolie and More Answers to Breast Cancer

Communication, communication, communication. The courageous actress started a major health conversation that’s never been so front-and-center before. The outspoken mother of six was poignant, scientific and eloquent in her article but she’s mobilized a

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Eco-Friendly Kitchen: Less Material, More Design

During a recent stroll through Soho in Manhattan, I stopped by the showroom of Italian kitchen maker Valcucine. I have always been a big fan of their Invitrum base unit system made of 100%

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Detox from Sugar in 3 Weeks

Sugar is the new controlled substance, it seems, and the average American consumes up to 31 whopping pounds per year, according to The Sugar Detox (Da Capo Press 2013) written by Brooke Alpert, MS, RD,

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Beauty Is Wellness: Get This Spring Detox Superfood While You Can!

In all the hubbub that surrounds exotic superfoods like acai and baobab, some of the best everyday superfoods get overlooked

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Namaste A While In The Yoga Room

The art of yoga has existed for centuries, in one for or another, combining a person’s physical, mental and spiritual being in order to reach an inner peace and sense of tranquility. I know

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High Style, Low Impact Summer Sandals

Do you know your ecological footprint? If not, it might be enlightening to find out through an online calculator such as the Ecological Footprint Quiz by Center For Sustainable Economy. Filling out the survey

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From MAC to No Miss: My Sparkling Loose Eye Shadow Obsession

Ever since I was a little girl, I loved the bright lights of New York City and bright, shiny, colorful eye shadows.

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Ethical Production: It Can Be Done

In 1989, I decided to launch ECOBAGS®, a brand of cloth shopping bags as an alternative  to single-use plastic bags. ECOBAGS®, was ahead of its time, as public awareness of plastic’s impact on the

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