DIY Turmeric Mask

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 answer emails or other tasks while still doing something that’s really good for you. Face masks are like deep conditioners for your face. Depending on…

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DIY Spot Treatment

Let’s talk acne. It’s frustrating at any age but especially when you’re an adult because, hello…you’re an adult. Aren’t zits meant for teenagers? Not really. Acne can happen regardless of how old you are and can appear for a number of reasons including hormone changes, diet, and clogged pores. While there are lots of over…

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A Day with Christina Silvestris of Hudson Naturals, Gardiner

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, liposuctioned fat. Tyler, played by Brad Pitt, is a soap maker (amongst other things) and believes the best fat comes from rich women trying to…

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A Look Behind Holistic Skincare Brand, Mira’s Naturals

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 I’ve been researching the pair for two weeks. Here’s what I do know: For a new company (they’ve been operational since 2014), they’re doing very…

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Flowered: The Farm + Apothecary of Gardiner

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 public’s demand for healthier products, many of the offerings are pricey to say the least. That’s why we were psyched to discover Flowered, the Hudson…

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