Food is Medicine: Talking Healing and Ayurveda With Divya Alter

The first time I met Divya Alter was by pure coincidence. An important lunch meeting prompted me to search for a vegan cuisine spot in New York’s East Village. We ended up at Divya’s Kitchen. Once you get out of the street, past other diners and settle in, you realize this is unlike any other…

NYFW 2020: Aveda Joins Sustainability Forces With Gabriela Hearts

Aveda is a well-known pioneer in sustainable beauty and clean ingredients. They were one of the first to use 100% post-consumer recycled materials in packaging, and several products in the brand’s catalog today are made with 100% PCR. The backstage beauty hero Nutriplenish™ Leave-In Conditioner being among them. It is no wonder then that they…

Product Highlight: Gleamin Vitamin C Clay Mask

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT | Gleamin Vitamin C Clay Mask As far as Clay Masks go, Gleamin’s Vitamin C Clay Mask is in a league of its own. While this mask might be Gleamin’s only product (for now), it continues to receive rave reviews. The bright colored product contains natural and organic ingredients, the most alluring of…

Clean Lipsticks For Your Undying Love of the Red Lip

Do you ever wonder where your lipstick goes when it seems to fade from your lips? The average lipstick wearer consumes anywhere between 7 to 9 pounds of lipstick over a lifetime. That alone makes us want to read the ingredients a lot more closely. Forget what you know about vegan and clean makeup of…

Lip Things To Keep Your Pout Nourished and Young

“For beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness”, and then apply nourishing lipstick. The winter makes us want to fill our bags full of lip things for all occasions. We keep them on hand to make sure our lips are properly protected from the sun and elements, hydrated, soft and provided with a hint of…

The New Beauty Decade Will Be Cultivated & Clean

We hope you agree! Mysterious ingredients are so last decade. If entering the new decade makes you want to clean up your act, start with a toxic-free deodorant. It’s one of the first products you reach for in the morning, making it the most cultivated, and healthiest, change. Let’s make this the year you switched…

Time-Honored Remedy: Face Steaming 101

Winter is a season for face steaming. If you enjoy getting facials, you might have noticed the steam part of the process. Your aesthetician steams your face in order to open up the pores. Did you know that this is an old wellness practice shared by many cultures? The first time I encountered the face…

Best Clean Beauty & Wellness Products Of 2019

We have had a busy year of exploring clean beauty and wellness products, then bringing them to you. What catches the eye here is not always well-known and mainstream. We love the freshly launched indie creations, as much as cult classics and spa favorites. From effective skincare to personal massagers, these are our top favorites…

Travel Like a Pro: Foolproof Beauty Essentials

Taking flight into foreign lands means you need the best skincare at your side. My short wellness getaway resulted in a red eye flight and exploration of three countries (Switzerland, Austria and Germany) in one week. How did my skin do? While I certainly experienced dryness on the flight, the problem was immediately remedied with…