Whether you’re piling in the minivan to visit family or jetting overseas, a little prep work—and stocking up on essentials—can make traveling a breeze this summer.
Looking for a summer challenge? Tame your mind, tone your largest muscle groups and find your grounding with Warrior II. Warrior II Alias: Virabhadrasana II (“virabhadra” = a warrior in Hindu mythology, “asana” = pose) Why Warrior II Pose? You’ll get a delicious, deep stretch through the hip flexors and […]
For vegans, finding skin care and beauty products that are in sync with our lifestyle choices can be tricky. The search for products that have not been tested on animals or do not contain animal products or byproducts (like honey, beeswax, egg and dairy products) is easier when we know […]
Ready to find your balance while toning your core? Warrior III is the type of pose you can do on day 1 and on day 100 of your practice. You’ll experience something different and new each time–it’s never quite the same pose, and it’s always a challenge. Warrior III Alias: […]
Proper hydration is a vital part of every good skin care regimen, no matter what your skin type. The experts at Pharmaca have put together this handy cheat sheet of natural moisturizers for each type: whether you have dry skin, oily skin or a combination of the two—whether your skin […]
This refreshing beverage packs a one-two punch: the antioxidant benefits of berries come together with the calming, stress-relieving properties of lavender—making it perfect for spring. Lavender already has popular uses in aromatherapy and our skin and body care. But culinary lavender is gaining popularity in the gourmet food world, from […]
Cool temperatures, low humidity and blustery winds can make our skin dry and sensitive in the fall and winter months. That’s why we turned to our expert estheticians for tips on keeping skin healthy and nourished as the weather changes. Here’s the inside scoop on their go-to products. Christine Rouches […]
Chia seeds are enjoying something of a renaissance these days—researchers are rediscovering their nutritional benefits, something the Maya and Aztecs cherished hundreds of years ago. Chia seeds come from the plant Salvia hispanica, which grows abundantly in the deserts of southern Mexico. As such, chia was a staple in the ancient […]