Organic Spa Blog

Detox from Sugar in 3 Weeks

Sugar is the new controlled substance, it seems, and the average American consumes up to 31 whopping pounds per year, according to The Sugar Detox (Da Capo Press 2013) written by Brooke Alpert, MS, RD,

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What Goes In: Chevy’s New EcoLogic Certification

When it comes to things I buy, I have a tendency to focus on labels. Organic, natural, all natural, low carb, low fat, low alkaline, free range, free trade, gluten-free, cruelty-free, extra fiber, vitamin-enriched

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Ancient Beauty Rituals at Home: Tongue Scraping

I have incorporated several techniques from an ancient health and wellness tradition into my Slow Beauty practice.  Among them are Tongue Scraping, Abhyanga, Dry Brushing and Padabhyanga.  These techniques are from the 5,000 year

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Beauty is Wellness: Spring Beauty Food

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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A Savory Tart for Mother’s Day

Hectic schedules, more work and minimal play… then, school’s nearly out for summer. How do you maintain balance with so much going on all season long? Try to exercise every day (I work out

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