Organic Spa Blog

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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Get Your Zzz’s: Celebrate National Sleep Month

We’ve all been there: eight hours become seven, six, five…eventually, after days of sleep depravation, neither concealer nor caffeine will do the trick. March is National Sleep Month—and should serve as an awakening to

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Skinny Margarita Madness

I recently asked my spa therapist, “Can my forehead and my hair still be slightly intoxicated from celebrating St. Patrick’s Day?” She laughed heartily. But the answer is yes, in the form of frizzy hair and

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Celebrating World Water Day by Reducing Water Use

The United States is one of the world’s biggest users of water—many Americans use as much water as approximately 900 Kenyans. As a result, water resources in the U.S. are shrinking. In the last

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Easter Eggs Colored With Natural Dyes

Decorating eggs is a fun way to celebrate upcoming Easter and spring. There are numerous techniques to display eggs, and every culture or religion has their own unique style. Since I grew up in

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Natural Facials at Spa Nautica in Marina del Rey, Calif.

Even if you don’t live near the beach, in sunny southern California, it’s dry skin central. Maybe I had one too many margaritas last week, but my hair and face feel especially dry and

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Beauty is Wellness: Aromatherapy Beauty Foods

Welcome to Beauty Is Wellness, a new 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

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5 Natural Ways to Relax and Get to Sleep

We’ve all had sleepless nights when we toss and turn and cannot stop obsessing about a stressful situation. The next day, we’re so tired it’s more difficult to deal. (And you look puffy too.) Now

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Bamboo Accessories For A Sustainable Home And Office

  As an Apple Mac user and designer, I spend quite a bit of time at my local repair shop to keep my laptop running. Always on the lookout for products made of renewable materials,

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