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Start adding sustainability into your daily routine with these tips for sourcing eco-friendly furniture, hair care and more.
derma e win “Grocery Headquarters” magazine Selling Wellness Trailblazer Award for the fourth time.
January Labs knows that each ingredient plays an important role in the final product, and that a harmonious mix results in great skincare.
The New Naturals Skincare Sheer Zinc Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 from Peter Lamas provides protection from both UVA and UVB rays.
This lavender face toner from emerginC is a light, refreshing and gentle toner, perfect for sensitive skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.
Show your skin just how much you care this Valentine’s Day and treat it to organic rose products from John Masters Organics.
Choosing the ideal products for your skin type can get complicated. Take the guesswork out of your beauty routine and get a head start on clean skin in 2013 with Elemental Herbology’s NEW Starter Kits.
John Masters Organics introduces a new men’s collection, featuring 2-in-1 products that provide men with quick and easy grooming essentials for a painless two-step routine.
Organix-South has expanded its TheraNeem Skin Care Line with the introduction of Triple Neem Care Ointment, a great alternative to Neosporin.
Protect your eyes from age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts with these foods for eye health.
Researchers have discovered that using a thyme tincture to treat acne may prove more effective than over-the-counter treatments.
Discover how one food group can help increase mental power as you age.
Learn to craft herbal medicine at home or in the wild using the folk method. This informative and useful guide provides helpful tips and step-by-step instructions for making tinctures the traditional way.
Didn’t get your beauty rest? No need to fear, new eyelight serum is here.
Making tinctures at home may sound intimidating, but it is as simple as following a simple recipe from a cookbook.
Jessica features Dan Phillips, Phoenix Commotion founder and builder of fascinating houses built with reclaimed materials, as the first in her Throwback Thursdays series.
GE Lighting’s full line of light-emitting diode (LED) GE Energy Smart incandescent replacement bulbs are anticipated to be on store shelves within the next 16 months.
A healthy diet plays an important role in healing a peptic ulcer. Try these five foods to relieve pain and naturally treat an ulcer.
Freelance writer and natural beauty expert Kim Wallace feeds her lip balm addiction with Brew, a new natural lip balm from Skincando Luxe.
Conventional sunscreens aren't as effective—or as safe—as you might think. From false claims to partial protection, here are 5 scary reason why conventional sunscreens aren't the best choice.
During farm tours at Finca Luna Nueva, an organic farm and resort in Costa Rica,, guests learn about the biodynamic preparations and compost that feed the vibrant, tasty produce they eat for dinner. The resort is connecting tourists to their food.
The Reincarnated McMansion Project aims to tear down one inefficient, climate-insensitive suburban house and replace it with two small, green, handcrafted homes.
The Sacred Seeds Sanctuary in Costa Rica, provides an opportunity to help endangered plants adapt to and thrive in changing climate conditions.
Happy May 5th. What are you doing to celebrate? If you’re like me, then today is the day to whip up your favorite tacos, snack on sensational salsa and, most importantly, mix yourself some margaritas. This year, why not try the stevia-sweetened mix Sinless Margarita.
Cree's new dimmable LED bulb emits a warm, incandescent-like color.
Finca Luna Nueva in Costa Rica’s verdant San Carlos agricultural region is a dynamic, living example of permaculture and biodynamic farming, where every being is part of a system that nurtures the body and the soul.
Finca Luna Nueva's Sacred Seeds Sanctuary is a living laboratory to nurture tropical and native species through the next 10 years of climate change.
At Finca Luna Nueva in Costa Rica's southern Arenal district, guests get a true farm-to-table culinary and educational experience.
Finca Bella Vista in Costa Rica, a community of sustainable treehouses in the jungle canopy, connected by zip lines and suspension bridges, is an Ewok Village come to life.
Costa Rica's hospitable climate nurtures the most amazing produce, from hearts of palm to starfruit.
Barbara Bourne’s exquisite photos capture Costa Rica’s lush Osa Peninsula, where Luna Lodge and Finca Exotica are showing guests how exquisite sustainable living can be.
Finca Exotica is ideal for travelers who want to immerse themselves in the Osa Peninsula's bounty and learn about permaculture and sustainable building.
To build Finca Exotica, a sustainable resort on Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula, the owners took advantage of plentiful native bamboo, kept the footprint small and let buildings unfold organically.
Acne can be caused by a number of factors, from poor nutrition to hormonal imbalance. Learn how to combat acne naturally with these home remedies for acne treatment.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Yes To Carrots natural sunscreen, which contains 10 percent zinc oxide and is free of parabens, petroleum and SLS.
Natural Home editorial assistant Susan Melgren reviews Purple Prairie Botanicals SunStuff natural sunscreen lotion. SunStuff uses zinc oxide to provide SPF 30 protection against UVA and UVB rays.
Natural Home editorial assistant Susan Melgren reviews Elemental Herbs sunscreen, which uses zinc oxide to block the sun’s rays and herbal ingredients to moisturize and heal skin.
Natural Home editorial assistant Susan Melgren reviews Badger Sunscreen. This natural sunscreen protects from UVA and UVB rays using zinc oxide and an array of organic ingredients.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Lavera Baby and Children Sun Milk.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews a natural sunscreen from Pratima. Pratima Neem Rose Face Sunscreen features zinc oxide and is SPF 30.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reveals what sunscreen active ingredients are safe and unsafe and recommends resources to find natural sunscreens.
A GE Lighting survey finds that 82 percent of Americans use compact fluorescent light bulbs—and 75 percent have no idea that the government plans to phase out incandescent light bulbs starting in 2012.
If it is one thing we can all agree on, it is that having clear, glowing skin is the most important factor to your appearance. Clear skin boosts one’s self-esteem, self-confidence, and certainly makes us all feel good! Learn more about how to obtain clear skin.
Prevent jet lag, motion sickness, colds and the flu while traveling with these herbal remedies.
President Obama and the Department of Energy are creating new standards for energy-efficiency in lighting.
Improvements in incandescent light bulb technology give compact fluorescent bulbs a revamped competitor.
To celebrate the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo I'm throwing a party featuring some of the special Mexican herbs growing in my garden. Try these four unusual recipes: Black Bean Salsa with Cilantro, Papadzules, Minto Mojitos and Chocolate Banana Burritos!
Beyond Coastal Mineral Sunscreen is loaded with vitamins, minerals and moisturizers.
A new government-sponsored program calls for India to replace 400 million incandescent bulbs with CFLs by 2012.
Medicines and extracted herbs can be disgusting, even diluted in water.  Luckily, there's a trick for those of us who don't want to grimace every time we try and do something healthy for our bodies!  Read more ...
Beyond Organic Skincare Detoxifying Cleanser is best for dry skin because it is packed with uber-moisturizing ingredients.
Protect birds and wildlife by putting a bib on the cat.
Herbal immune boosters really work.

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