As I have become increasingly aware of the potentially harmful chemicals and additives in beauty products – often ones we use each and every day – identifying safe options has become a priority. And when these options are not only beneficial, but also also work beautiful wonders, it’s a match made in heaven. One of my favorite instances: my friend Shiva Rose’s incredible all-natural face and body oils.
Lately, I’ve been sharing some of my favorite natural remedies, but one that is at the very top of my list, both for internal and external purposes, is rose. Here, some of its wonderful benefits, as well as my picks for the best in rose-infused products.
As mentioned last week, recent years have found me really focusing on foods and ingredients as a way to optimize health. Another great one to add to the list: chia seed.
For some time now, I have looked to different foods and ingredients as ways of enhancing and optimizing health for both myself and my family. One of my very favorites: turmeric. Native to southeast India, this powerful plant in the ginger family has been used in cooking and medicinally for centuries and has a myriad of amazing health benefits.
This past summer, after reading about its many benefits, I got really into sauerkraut – as in, couldn’t get enough. This slight obsession was only intensified when I met with Elissa Goodman, one of LA’s premier cleanse experts and Holistic Nutritionists. She reminded me how important it is to have fermented foods as part of our daily routine, both for digestion and otherwise, and even suggested including them – in some form – with every meal.
This time of year everyone, it seems everyone is getting sick or battling a lingering illness, so I am always looking for natural remedies to shorten the duration or ease the pain. One of my favorites: eucalyptus.
I’m always on the lookout for the perfect natural deodorant – one that is free of harmful chemicals, and that actually works.
I discovered Laurel Whole Plant Organics through my friend Shiva Rose, and fell completely in love.
I recently shared my favorite rose-infused products, but lavender-based products are at the top of my list as well.
Jed Lind, an amazing artist and interior designer, husband to Jessica de Ruiter, whom I profiled last week, and one of our nearest and dearest, invited us to harvest some honey with him this summer.
When I began hearing about bee venom as a natural alternative to Botox and similar anti-aging therapies, I was intrigued, and of course wanted to learn more.
A while back, my friend Shiva wrote a great post on all of the benefits of bee pollen, and I was inspired to learn more.
From facial cleansers to candles, our picks for beautiful, beneficial rose-infused products.
Homeopathic essences created to clear the mindset and heal the body.
A while back, I shared one of my favorites for Southern charm and entertaining, The Mason Cocktail Shaker from W&P Design. Needless to say, when I got my hands on their new book, chock full of recipes and tips for inspired imbibing, I was thrilled – and had to have it in store. Shake – […]