A natural beauty diyer needs their own beginner apothecary kit. Here’s how to make yours!
Once upon a time, we thought seeing the word “natural” on a bar of soap meant that it was just that. Now we know better. Even when we flip over … Continue Reading A Visit to SallyeAnder | Beacon, NY
This DIY whipped body butter recipe makes a wonderful holiday gift. It’s customizable, easy with skin loving ingredients you probably already have at home.
113 Liberty Street | Newburgh, NY Hours: Wed-Sat 10-6pm | Sun 10-4pm In the last ten years we’ve seen many Hudson Valley areas (Kingston, Beacon, Poughkeepsie) find new life … Continue Reading Field Trip: The Boutique Bringing Indie Brands to Newburgh, NY
Fact: Anyone can get cellulite.
The benign skin condition pushes fat through the layer of connective tissue of the skin, causing a lumpy exterior. You can have it regardless of your age, gender or weight. Strength training is a natural way to reduce its appearance but if you’re looking for other means to lose the thigh dimples (cuter term than cottage cheese thighs, right?), keep reading.
This year, I couldn’t wait for the 21st to start celebrating summer. June came and I officially hit the Hudson Valley ground, running to various events because-duh, summer. In the … Continue Reading June Favorites
As we approach the end of June, I’m thinking of some of my favorite finds from this month. Along with Newburgh Illuminated, I hiked out to Gardiner, NY for the … Continue Reading Treat Yourself: Favorite June Items
We all can get behind the importance of deodorant. It’s not the most fun or glamorous beauty/skincare product but next to toothpaste and soap, it may be the most necessary. … Continue Reading How to Make Natural Deodarant
Facial masks may be one of my favorite methods of self care. Unlike manicures or exercise, they give themselves to multitasking very well. It’s easy to have one on and … Continue Reading DIY Turmeric Mask
If you’ve come across a raven haired beauty in the isles of CVS sniffing various products, you may have spotted Ardis Thompson, the Maker and Founder behind High Street Soap. … Continue Reading Master of Suds: High Street Soap
Natural skincare doesn’t have to be all DIY yogurt masks and coconut oil. Sometimes it can be luxurious and even more effective than its chemical laden counterparts. Take the products … Continue Reading Bottega Organica, Hudson
There’s a memorable scene in Fight Club (the movie, not the book) where Tyler Durden and the narrator hop the fence of a plastic surgery office to steal medical waste-namely, … Continue Reading A Day with Christina Silvestris of Hudson Naturals, Gardiner
Mira’s Naturals creators, Mike and Meghann Reimondo, are a lot like bees but I’m not sure if they know this. I don’t even know when I first meet them and … Continue Reading A Look Behind Holistic Skincare Brand, Mira’s Naturals
Some people treat themselves with clothes, others with beauty products. I’m in the latter category. I’m gaga for Sephora. I see an Ulta and swoon. There’s a Ricky’s around the … Continue Reading Om Aroma: The Luxury Skincare Brand Made in Hudson Valley
With little regulation over the cosmetic industry there are more people in search of natural products for their hair and skin. And while some companies are rushing to meet the … Continue Reading Flowered: The Farm + Apothecary of Gardiner