Gwyneth Paltrow, who showed up for a book signing on Saturday looking fresh off the beach, is a fabulous example of healthy beauty at 38. She recently told Elle magazine, “I still refuse to use silicone, Botox or other of those gimmicks out of pure vanity,”
To find out what oils are best for the bath, I asked essential oil expert Robin Block of Wyndmere Naturals to talk about the essential oils that are best for bath time. Pick your favorites and follow the instructions below for a rewarding beauty ritual after a long day.
Prepare yourself for a new line of natural skin care products from Joanna Vargas, the celebrity esthetician who operates a chic natural salon on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. And we have a list of her favorite beautifying juice recipes as a bonus!
One of my favorite (and frankly, most awesome) swaps is Zuii Organic Flora Blush in Melon for Nars Orgasm Blush- the one everyone obsesses over.
I wasn’t lovestruck with natural perfume until I smelled the latest offerings from Honore Des Pres. The standout, Vamp a NY, is a sexy mix of tuberose, rum and bourbon vanilla that blows other natural scents out of the water with its sophistication.
Since healthy skin is so closely linked to a healthy body (and happy digestion), I wasn’t surprised to read that Frieda makes her own veggie juices as beauty drinks.
What if the ingredients in your shampoo included organic mango pulp, mango butter, olive oil, flax seed oil and vitamin E (and that’s just a start)? And what if it worked really, really well? That’s the case with the hair products from Elava Botanik.
A new natural skin care line, Youva, just clued me in to the importance of the type of water used in our products.
Today the most exciting frontier in beauty is indeed nutrition, especially an emerging science called nutrigenomics. Researchers in the field are finding that the foods we eat have the power to change our gene expression.
Jessica Alba has become a vocal supporter of The Safe Chemicals Act of 2011. Here’s what she has to say about chemicals in our household products…and my thoughts on what else she could do to improve public health.