Organic Spa Blog

Better Organic Choice: Nailing it at New York City Fashion Week

Welcome to Better Organic Choice (BOC), a column focusing on makeup, skincare and beauty tips, tricks and product advice for the holistically hip. We cover the best in green glam, behind the scenes and

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Three New Ways to Bust an Exercise Rut

If you can type in your favorite program on the elliptical machine without looking up from Dr. Phil, and you can jog laps around the track with your eyes closed, you have also stopped

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Welcome Spring With Biodegradable Planters

Fortunately, warmer and longer days are finally here–and it’s time to start thinking about sprucing up your balcony or terrace. As a designer, I like to have choices such as the smart and sustainable

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The One-Day Spa Detox

Yes, it often takes days of skipping solids, juicing and sweating it out to kickstart a detox diet. If you’re like me, you do not have the time or the steep motivation for full-time

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Beauty Is Wellness: Beautifying Spring Soup

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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Rice Rage: Arsenic in Your Food and 3 Ways to Stay Safe

Arsenic: the king of poisons that branded dozens of historical figures as infamous poisoners, poisonees, or simply unlucky people who picked the wrong kind of makeup during the Renaissance. But dangerous levels of arsenic

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The Natural Products Expo West

The Natural Products Expo West, held  in Anaheim, California earlier this month, is the mother of all great green trade shows. This may have been the biggest one yet, with over  3000 exhibitors spread

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Bring Arhaus Into Your House

Introducing new furnishings into a home can bring a fading room back to life. Recently, my girlfriend and I purchased a new shelving unit, and it changed the dynamic of our entire apartment. Something as

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Fair Trade Soccer Balls For Social Change

Despite the fact that I’m from Germany, I never developed a deep passion for soccer or our national team, Die deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft. But what I love about the sport is that it transcends different

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Tennis Trend: “Zennis” When You Travel

Are you on top of tennis trends? Tennis participation grew 4 percent in 2012, topping 28 million players for the first time since 2009, according to the annual participation survey conducted for the United States

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