Organic Spa Blog

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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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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