Organic Spa Blog

Lead In Lipstick, and Then Some

A recent study shows that your lubricous lipstick tube may hold concentrations of heavy metals like aluminum, chromium and manganese, too. Lead in lipstick is a headline again, grabbing the lead in a story by

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Aspen’s Spa Treatment and Tasting Menu Experience

The St. Regis Aspen invites guests to awaken their senses with Remède Spa’s inspiring new Farm-to-Massage-Table summer menu, beginning July 30. The spa’s one-of-a-kind, signature treatment takes the spa experience to new heights, offering

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Basil Isn’t Just for Pesto!

The rich sweet scent of basil has dominated my local Farmer’s Market this summer; large baskets of fresh picked sprigs are piled high at almost every stand. The aroma is alluring and intoxicating. What is

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Brighten Up the Dog Days of Summer with Citrus Oils

What is summer without lemonade?  Or a lime infused cocktail or salad?  Nothing brightens up a long hot summer day better than a splash of citrus. The essential oils from citrus fruits, like lemons,

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Many Americans Take Antibiotics, Needlessly

Improper use of antibiotics in humans — as well as the animals we eat — has led to a situation in which the weakest bacteria are killed, and the strongest (and most dangerous) bacteria

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