Peach-y Keen

What is more quintessential about summer than a perfectly ripe, juicy peach?  It’s almost peach season, so here a some healthy facts about peaches as well a few quick and easy recipes (for beauty as well as to eat) so you can get busy celebrating the glorious, wonderful peach. Peaches are high in a number Continue reading

Japanese Art Of The Bath

Japanese Art Of The Bath A few years ago I was interested in opening a day spa that had as one of its options, the opportunity for customers to experience Japanese style bathing rituals and aesthetics.  So I delved into all things Japanese baths, and while the day spa idea morphed into GreenBliss EcoSpa (my Continue reading

Midsummer Herbal Magic

Midsummer Herbal Magic Centuries ago, Midsummer was thought to be a time of magic, when evil spirits were said to appear. To thwart them, Pagans often wore protective garlands of herbs and flowers. One of the most powerful of them was a plant called ‘chase-devil’, which is known today as St. John’s Wort and still Continue reading

Food For Beautiful Skin

Food For Beautiful Skin When it comes to the skin, which is responsible for some heavy-lifting when it comes to protecting us, the best tact to take is to focus on an anti-inflammatory diet.  The skin faces a barrage of attacks from the outside world everyday and provides the first defense—a physical barrier—to environmental offenders Continue reading