Category Archives: Wellness

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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Lotus Wei Joy Juice collection

Day to day life is far easier to manage when you have supportive tools at your disposal, and mine tend to be botanical in nature. I love aromatherapy in particular, and flower therapy ranks up there for its subtle vibrational effect, too. We often think about aromatherapy when we want to unwind, calm down and […]

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3 Uses For Peppermint Oil

Peppermint is such a familiar, comforting scent—is it not? It makes us feel at home and at ease, and there’s so much more to peppermint than a pleasant aroma and tasty flavor. As one of the oldest and most continuously used therapeutic oils, this happy fragrance is effective at treating a wide range of conditions, […]

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Spring Allergy Relief Herbal Tea

Springtime is a big allergy season where I live in the mid-Atlantic. As the cherry blossoms begin to fade and everything else bursts to life, the amount of pollen and allergens in the air multiplies like crazy, and before I know it my allergies go bananas. Sometimes it’s just a lot of sneezing with an […]

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Lotus Wei Inspired Action Collection

In case you haven’t been following along, I’ve been working my way through the incredible Lotus Wei collection of flower elixirs, mists and anointing oils. Radiant Energy was perfect for kicking off the New Year, while the Infinite Love collection was an obvious choice for February. Now that spring is in full bloom, I’m feeling […]

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Ayurvedic Inspired Spring Cleanse

There’s a reason why we feel the urge to clean, organize and shed dead weight when spring rolls around. Spring is the season of cleansing and renewal. It’s a fresh start for our environment and our bodies as we emerge from the slow slumberous winter. While you’re busy cleaning out your closets and organizing your […]

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