Category Archives: Wellness

Ingredient Spotlight: Palo Santo

Since I tend to gravitate towards more floral scents, I never gave Palo Santo much thought. Also, if I’m being totally honest, I think I lumped it in my mind with another “P” ingredient used in a lot of natural products, Patchouli, which I do not particularly like. So I kind of ignored Palo Santo […]

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Spring Detox with Max & Me

One of many things that makes Austrian brand Max and Me so special is its founders/creators. Tanja (the “me” of the duo) and Max are a fantastically lovely couple who work together to make the products so much more than just skincare. They literally and figuratively infuse their stunningly gorgeous energies into the products, and the […]

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New Year’s Beauty Resolutions!

Sometimes I forget for a moment that I get to try out beauty products for a living. I’m just going about my day, using 5 different lip glosses so that I can compare and contrast them and write about it, and I forget to take a moment and realize how AWESOME that is. How, as […]

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Good Vibrations from Max and Me

We’re excited to share with you the next in our series of guest posts from some of our favorite brand founders.   This next post is by Tanja, co-founder of Max and Me, one of the newest additions to Integrity Botanicals.  In this article, Tanja explains the importance of high vibration ingredients and why it […]

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Amazing Oils (and How To Use Them)

Growing up, I thought of oil as just one thing. You know, oil. You put it on your salad. You bake with it, sauté veggies in it. In my mind, there wasn’t a lot of variety— it was just oil, and it lived in the kitchen. You didn’t put it on your body, and you […]

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Laurel’s Personal Summer Skin Rituals Revealed

With summer in full swing, we are so excited to share this practical yet pampering summer skin advice from one of the most talented skin-healers we know—Laurel of Laurel Whole Plant Organics! Whether you’re headed to the beach or simply out for a sunny stroll, this is a must-read. Enjoy and don’t miss the special […]

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Why Phenoxyethanol Doesn’t Belong In Your Products

The personal care and cosmetics industry is pretty savvy when it comes to the bottom line. In response to consumer safety concerns, many products that line the shelves of beauty stores, supermarkets, and pharmacies are touted as free from parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate, and more in an effort to capture the market share of people […]

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Inside the One Love Organics Founder’s AM + PM Routine

  One Love Organics has been a staple in my beauty routine for many years, and the company keeps getting better and better thanks to founder Suzanne LeRoux and her vision for simple, pure and effective skincare. It’s rare for a brand to have so many products on my top favorites list, but One Love […]

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Nettle Tea for Hair & Nail Growth

  We know the benefits of drinking water, so why not up your hydration game with additional nutrients and drink herbal tea infusions instead of plain old H20? With a little planning, you can take your water intake to the next level with very little effort. One of my staples is an herbal tea blend […]

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How to Create a Healing Sleep Environment

  Proper sleep is one of the pillars of health, but our modern lifestyles aren’t always conducive to adequate rest. Our sleep troubles are so common that the CDC has declared that insufficient sleep is a public health problem. Inadequate sleep can have a range of effects on your waking life from trouble learning and […]

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