Fair Trade Fashion · Organic Spa Magazine

Fair Trade Fashion · Organic Spa Magazine

As owners of a sustainable manufacturing company, Marissa and Adam Goldstein spent much of the last decade in Vietnam, overseeing their factories and production. They fell so in love with the country that, in 2016, they began to split the year between Saigon and their home outside of Boston. As their family grew—the couple now […]

Continue Reading
Tips on Incorporating Ayurvedic Practices Into Daily Life

Tips on Incorporating Ayurvedic Practices Into Daily Life

The Art of Living Retreat Center (NC), an Ayurvedic wellness retreat, provides some tips to incorporate ayurvedic practices into your daily routine. Ayurveda is an ancient science from India that focuses on a holistic diet and lifestyle practices to boost the immune system and prevent disease. The goal is to teach people how to attain […]

Continue Reading
Doubling Down · Organic Spa Magazine

Doubling Down · Organic Spa Magazine

Like many stylish young women, Kristen Speller, founder of Doubledown Cosmetics, loved makeup. “I have glorious memories of going to Sephora in Boston with my mom, for ‘girl days’ when I was in college,” says the native of Taunton, Massachusetts. Sadly, her mom has since passed, but the love of makeup stuck with her. After […]

Continue Reading
Expert Shares Tips to Manage Stress

Expert Shares Tips to Manage Stress

Bernadette Judge, RN, a health advisor at Nupeutics Health, shares some tips and recipes to manage stress and keep it from taking a toll on your physical health and emotional well-being. Tips to manage stress: Give yourself permission to feel your feelings, time to process them, and a safe space to release the negative emotions. […]

Continue Reading
Powerful Transformation · Organic Spa Magazine

Powerful Transformation · Organic Spa Magazine

We’ve all experienced our share of pain, loss, sorrow, uncertainty and anxiety for ourselves, the whole of humanity, our environment and our world this past year. These challenges certainly have exacerbated the stress load in our lives. Here are some thoughts on how to shift the paradigm and create the harmony that we want and […]

Continue Reading
Getting Grounded · Organic Spa Magazine

Getting Grounded · Organic Spa Magazine

There’s a Chinese proverb that says, “When the roots are deep, there’s no reason to fear the wind.” This is the essence of grounding—feeling so solid and rooted in yourself that you don’t have to resist anything. The opposite of this is when we feel unsupported and thus disoriented or spacey, like an uprooted plant […]

Continue Reading
CIDESCO International and Section USA Announces Complimentary Sanitation and Sterilization Award  - Lydia Sarfati

CIDESCO International and Section USA Announces Complimentary Sanitation and Sterilization Award  – Lydia Sarfati

As we continue to reopen and build back our esthetics schools, salons and spas, the focus has been on creating new protocols for proper sanitation and sterilization to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  In order to standardize proper protocols to implement these important factors into proper management, CIDESCO Section USA, in conjunction with CIDESCO International, […]

Continue Reading
The COVID 25 · Organic Spa Magazine

The COVID 25 · Organic Spa Magazine

The good news is that more Americans have become more comfortable in their kitchens through the past year. Many have learned to cook and enjoy their own food. The not-so-good news? About  61 percent of Americans have gained weight, with many putting on as much as two pounds per month in quarantine.  As we begin […]

Continue Reading

Must-Have Mushrooms · Organic Spa Magazine

I spoke with Dr. Josh Axe, DC, DNM, CNS, cofounder of Ancient Nutrition and founder of DrAxe.com, to better understand the health benefits of mushrooms. Dr. Axe is the author of the best-selling books Keto Diet and The Collagen Diet and his upcoming book Ancient Remedies, and host of the podcast, The Dr. Axe Show. […]

Continue Reading