Manly Skincare – Shield For Men

Now that everyone is living longer and looking to stay as young as possible in their later years, modern men are beginning to take notice of their skin. Yep guys, I’m talking skincare, shudder. The truth is, we probably already …

Sunscreen and the Environment – Coral Reef Damage

With more and more doctors and experts telling us to slather on a shotglass of sunscreen every two hours when at the beach to protect our skin, one must wonder, how much gets washed off in the ocean, and what …

DIY and Homeopathic Cold and Flu Home Remedies

I recently had a really bad cold or flu which lasted forever. During that time I found myself dreading taking another Advil, aspirin, NyQuil, cough syrup or throat lozenge. Was I just prolonging the sickness, and what kind of damaging …

Seattle’s Elaia Spa at Olive8

Many spa’s are trying to green up their image, but Elaia Spa is just naturally that way. Housed in Hyatt’s Olive 8 building in Downtown Seattle, it is part of Seattle’s first LEED certified hotel. As a part of a …

Coconut Oil Skincare – Just Coco

The smell of coconut oil always transports me to tropical island paradise, and for good reason- coconut oil has been used as a skin moisturizer, hair conditioner and healing agent by Pacific Islander and tropical natives for centuries. Just Coco …

Top 5 Winter Skin Picks

When I first started changing my lifestyle to reflect my environmentally conscious goals, I had a very difficult time finding products that fit my spring and summer routines AND my fall and winter routines while still avoiding harmful skincare ingredients …