Natural Products for Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation is the darkening of certain patches of skin caused by an increase in melanin deposits. The main cause is UVA/UVB exposure, but a combination of factors including excessive heat exposure, fluctuating hormones (like melasma during pregnancy), acne and...

Reconnecting With Pleasure

One of my favorite things in the world is going to the Hollywood farmers market on Sundays; Discovering new foods, taking in the tables overflowing with colorful plants and connecting with the people who grew the food. It's this special place where for a few hours a...

Balance Your Menstrual Cycle with Mugwort

If you’ve ever been to a Korean spa, you might have taken a dip in the mugwort bath and wondered “what the hell kind of Harry Potter water am I sitting in?” This whimsical name is incredibly fitting for such a beautiful herb that is used for women's menstrual health...

Five Commandments for Healthy Curls

I've done my own hair for about 25 of my years on this Earth and I've got epic tales of trauma suffered by my hair: knots, awkward layers, bangs, heat, chemicals, and that one time I thought it would be great to let my friend in beauty school give me peek-a-boo...

The Benefits of Nettle

ABOUT PLANT HEALING I am beyond thrilled to share my first plant healing post. I am a student at The Gaia School of Healing in Southern California and has shifted the way I relate to the plant world and how I think about medicine. We learn in the Wise Woman Tradition...

Spa Day At Home: Therapeutic Facial Steam

  I've never had a professional facial; I know, I know. I'm a green beauty blogger - shouldn't that be at the top of my list? I do dream of making an appointment one day but most treatments at organic spas cost about 1/4 of my rent, at least here in L.A. But...

My DIY Stress Relief Potion

Lately, I have been carrying around a mystery vial with me and receive a lot of odd looks when I unscrew the top and sniff. To clear up any rumors, it's a very simple stress & headache relief essential oil blend that I have with me at all times. The two oils work...