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Aromatherapy, Herbs for Skin and Hair

Soothe Stress & Ease Soreness with our Aromatherapy+Arnica+Magnesium Bath

We all need an evening of relaxation every so often. Especially on cold, dark, blustery winter evenings having a ritual to unwind and rejuvenate is so important. A soak in a magnesium salt bath complete with aromatherapy is the perfect way to reduce stress, boost your nutrient intake and soothe sore, overworked muscles. Though most […]

A green sea turtle swims over the coral gardens of Apo Island. 
This Marine Protected Area (MPA) was destroyed by Typhoon Pablo in December 2012. An increase in extreme weather events is one of the predicted effects of climate change. Greenpeace is in Apo island as part its Philippine leg of the Ocean Defenders Tour of South East Asia".
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Glass Bottles vs. Plastic

What’s with the turtle? This got my attention on the Greenpeace website because it really gives you a sympathetic connection to the plastic pollution issue. I’m not sure if you have strong feelings about the environmental impact of glass vs. plastic but I definitely do. Over the past few months I have followed quite a few […]

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30 Day Blogging Challenge

The Theme: Inner Beauty

There seems to be a theme among all the bloggers I’ve connected with both in the 30 Day Challenge as well as some that I follow in the Green Beauty Community. It doesn’t have to do with a particular product or ingredient. It seems that every one’s secret revolves around the concept of how you […]

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Secret Indulgence

My secret obsession….eye pillows. I’ve tried them in the past. The gel or freezer pack ones-but I was not impressed. They actually always seemed silly to me or ridiculously indulgent. But somehow a beautiful silk eye pillow filled with flaxseeds and I crossed paths and I’ve been hooked ever since. It’s a combination of things […]

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30 Day Blogging Challenge

A New Bathing Ritual

I wanted to share with you a new bathing ritual I’ve just heard about. Studies have shown that immersion in this activity reduces stress, elevates your mood and strengthens your immune system. It has existed since the beginning of time and is now being studied extensively in Japan. It is called “Shinrin-yoku” or Forest Bathing. […]

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Extra Care for Summer Hair

Fun in the sun (and the wind and chorine) can really take a toll on your hair. While most of us are meticulous about protecting our skin from the harsh rays of the sun, not so much with our hair. Most of the time out in the heat we might just twist it up-which will […]