Thanksgiving at the Spa

Posted November 26, 2014 by admin in Spa & Travel

Let’s give thanks for being able to spa! What a privilege to be able to heal, relax and find solace in these places of Zen.

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Look What We Found: Quintessence Bath & Shower Oil

Posted October 26, 2014 by admin in Food & Health, Spa & Travel

pic_quintessenceThough it is high up on my list of spas to visit, I haven’t yet had the good fortune to be a spa-goer at the ultra-luxe Spa at the Mandarin Oriental. I was able to get a little preview, with the Quintessence Bath and Shower Oil from their signature product line.

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Greening the Mani-Pedi

Posted December 30, 2013 by admin in Fashion & Beauty, Food & Health, Spa & Travel

mani-pediA 2014 New Year’s resolution: try to green as much of my beauty regimen as possible.

One beauty ritual that has always concerned me from an eco- and health-standpoint is the mani-pedi.

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Green Clean for the Holidays

Posted November 12, 2013 by admin in House & Home

Green Clean for the HolidaysIt’s never too late to toss conventional chemical cleaning products and green your home with safer, eco-friendly alternatives. Do away with anything that has phosphates, chlorine bleach, ammonia, petrochemicals, and other harmful ingredients. Choose instead products that are safer for you, your kids, your pets and the planet

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Holiday Beauty Tips 2013

Posted November 6, 2013 by admin in Fashion & Beauty

Holiday Beauty Tips 2013Tis the season! We don’t necessarily need fancy or expensive products to keep us looking glam during the holidays. With a little planning and diligence, we can keep calm and carry on with Zen elegance while we go about our merry ways.

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Holiday Beauty Tips 2013 (part 2 of 3)

Posted November 5, 2013 by admin in Fashion & Beauty

Healthy Beautiful Holiday Lips

Holiday Beauty Tips 2013: lips

Help your lips look their best this winter with a little regular exfoliation and a lot of moisturization. Then glam them up for holiday parties with lipsticks and glosses that won’t dry out your lips.

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Holiday Beauty Tips (part 3 of 3)

Posted November 4, 2013 by admin in Fashion & Beauty

Healthy Beautiful Holiday Weight

Holiday Beauty Tips 2013: weight

We all know about the delicious temptations of the holiday season. It’s hard to say no to Christmas cookies, Hannukah honey puffs and special drinks (hello hot toddies!), but you can still indulge without paying with weight gain by eating smaller portions, choosing healthier options, avoiding mindless munching and keeping your gym appointments or staying active.

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Four Heroes Making a Difference for the Environment

Posted May 25, 2012 by admin in Action and Actions Heroes

Action & Action HeroesWhen you read the news about the increasingly grim outlook on the planet’s health, it’s enough to make the environmentally-conscious person want to cry — or else yell in frustration. From the destruction of rainforests to the skyrocketing demand for oil in emerging economies, sometimes it feels as if the Earth is a runaway train hurtling towards broken tracks that dangle over a cliff.

However, if you’re conscious of the environment, don’t lose hope quite yet. Amidst all the environmental destruction, there are still individuals and organizations who are doing what they can to promote eco-friendly behaviors and clean living.
Here’s a look at four environmental activists who are making a difference.

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The World’s Best Eco-Spas

Posted May 25, 2012 by admin in Spa & Travel

What are eco or green spas? Where in the world are the best eco-spas located?

We’ve done our homework to make it easy for you to decide where to go. Check out our slideshow below which has information on the world’s best eco-spas.

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Green Science & Technology: Making It Easy for Us All to Help the Planet

Posted April 30, 2012 by admin in Science & Technology

Science & TechnologyAdvancing the green living movement depends in large measure on making it easy for everyone to improve personal energy efficiency, reduce waste, reuse products, recycle garbage and much more. Over the years, the most effective means of doing such things have been created through discoveries in science and technology. From fuel efficient cars to greener insulation to solar energy and more, scientists and inventors have come up with great ways to improve humanity’s impact upon the environment.

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