Organic Spa Blog

Bamboo Clothing with a Caribbean Flair

Looking for souvenirs in the old town of San Juan, Puerto Rico, I noticed the store Cariloha a few weeks ago. It caught my attention, since it exclusively carries clothing, bedding, fitness wear and

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Shopping for Summer

Nau Succinct Trench Coat Prepare for unexpected downpours by stashing this lightweight coat—it rolls up to almost nothing—inside your glove box. It’s comfortable enough to not make you feel hot and sticky while braving the

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Herbal Remedies to Combat Allergy Symptoms

I don’t know about you, but my allergies have been driving me crazy: congestion, sneezing, eye irritation, even difficulty sleeping. And it’s only going to get worse. Thanks to the polar vortex, this spring and

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Get in Shape for Summer

So you’ve peeled off your layers but not those extra pounds you’ve been meaning to lose? Follow our top tips for slimming down, though slow and steady still wins the race.  “Adopt a positive mindset

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Green Your Beauty Routine: Lip Balm and Lipgloss

Summer is almost here! You have probably already started to change your beauty products and rituals to suit the season. More time outdoors in the warm weather can inspire a fresher, more minimal look,

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Gifts for the Eco Dad

I do not know whether I’m the exception or part of the majority, but I’ve always had a hard time finding a present for my dad, regardless of the occasion. He’s the type of

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Happy Father’s Day!

So it’s June, and once again we honor the men (fathers) in our lives. I’m always trying to give my husband a “green makeover” but this year I let him pick products that he liked from skincare to clothing and accessories. So here are some sustainable products from my man to yours, and his picks also make great Fathers Day gifts.

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Vintage-Inspired Sunglasses with a Purpose

In the past, I’ve written about the “buy one, give one” model by shoe company TOMS. When the company sells a pair of shoes, another pair is given to a child in need. TOMS,

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Beauty Is Wellness: Your Silkiest Skin Ever

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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(Sponsored Content) The Real Facts about Sensitive Skin: Hand Cream

Studies find that most women have sensitive skin. And the numbers are growing. Just over a decade ago, studies found that one in two women had sensitive skin. But, recent research shows that sensitive skin is

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