sustainable beauty

sustainable beauty

We look for sustainable products in our everyday household items - metal straws, shopper totes, reusable water bottles - but why not carry this pr...

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the potent papaya

the potent papaya

All praise the papaya - in addition to being a delicious vegan fruit, it contains papain, one of the most useful enzymes known to man. Skin soother...

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yearning for yarrow

yearning for yarrow

While you may not be familiar with the beneficial properties of this demure plant, yarrow has a long and complex history as a medicinal herb. Boast...

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the powerful pomegranate

the powerful pomegranate

From ancient Egypt to modern times, the pomegranate has been worshipped as a symbol of fertility and prosperity. Used as a natural remedy for over ...

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crazy for kukui

crazy for kukui

Native to India and Indonesia, the kukui nut eventually migrated to Brazil and Hawaii. Translated as "light" or "enlightenment" from the Hawaiian, ...

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lotus love

lotus love

The lotus flower has been treasured throughout history as a sacred symbol of purity and vitality. But you may not know its hidden secrets. The lot...

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superfoods for your face

superfoods for your face

Superfoods are everywhere and in everything. But what are they, really, and what makes them think they're so special? And why are they in skincare...

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the smoking gun

the smoking gun

You know it's bad for your health. But did know how bad it is for your skin? If you need yet another reason to quit smoking, read on.

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giving thanks

giving thanks

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all the others.” -Cicero A little late, but never belated. Our founder muses about...

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so red the rose

so red the rose

Beauty, blushing cheeks, and romance: the sweetly-scented rose has many evocative associations - and that's before we even start on how it can tran...

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crazy for coconuts

crazy for coconuts

Coconut oil is one of those ingredients that has garnered swathes of gushing press in recent years, with everyone from celebrity stylists to beauty...

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mind your greens

mind your greens

Basil, mint, and sage: perfect for perking up both pasta and your skin. We're talking specifically about holy basil, peppermint, and clary sage. Th...

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