Organic Spa Blog

Beauty Is Wellness: 2014 in One Word

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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Beeswax Ornaments: Green Your Holiday Decor

As the holidays are approaching fast, lighting candles is a nice way to create a festive mood and slow down. Unfortunately most candles sold in stores are paraffin candles made with petroleum-based wax. Instead

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The Beauty of Giving Thanks

The term ‘thank you’ is a simple term that speaks in many volumes. It’s one of the first things we learn, as young children, and most of us say it several times a day,

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Beauty Is Wellness: Anti-Aging Cranberries for your Thanksgiving Table

Exactly how did cranberries go from antioxidant powerhouses, full of collagen-building vitamin C and skin-strengthening anthocyanin pigments, to vehicles for inflammatory, wrinkle-causing sugar overload?

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Warming with Ginger Oil

Ginger root essential oil is steam distilled from the fresh cluster of root bulbs (called a rhizome)  of the ginger plant. It has a warming, spicy, woodsy and earthy aroma and has been incorporated

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