Organic Spa Blog

Pikolinos Maasai Project: Hand Embroidered Leather Goods

Many eco-friendly companies don’t have brick-and-mortar stores. But especially when it comes to fashion I really like to try things on instead of shopping online. That’s why I love pop-up stores that are temporary

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The Natural Beauty of Living

We interrupt our normal blog post to bring you this message. Products alone will not make you beautiful. I repeat: products alone will NOT make you beautiful!

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The Elixir of Laughter

“This is not a journey for cowards, it takes enormous courage to plumb one’s depth.” Maureen Murdock The Heroine’s Journey For those of you who make me laugh or smile, the door is always open.

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Stay Hydrated And Fit With Reusable Water Bottles

When I hiked Machu Picchu a few years ago, I did not enjoy the beautiful scenery as much as I could have because I was not well prepared for the trail. Having learned my

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The Art of Mindful Sleeping

“Shelter that provides tranquility, design that creates simplicity.” Your sleeping environment should be as calm and serene as possible. We all know how easy it is to get caught up in the nightly technology regimen,

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Beauty Is Wellness: Grow a Beautifying Herb Garden

It’s almost summer, and there’s no better moment to put some plants in the dirt and watch them grow.

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Breast Cancer Health and Giving Back

When Angelina Jolie underwent a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carries a mutation of the BRCA1 gene, which puts her at higher risk for breast cancer and ovarian cancer. She wrote in the

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Iconic Architecture Built With Nature In Mind

After hiking the Grand Canyon for three days I went to Scottsdale to relax for a bit before flying back to New York. Despite feeling sore from descending all the way down to the

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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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