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Lysol ads feature pregnant women, but are their products safe?

I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed and noticed this Lysol ad. Knowing what I do about harmful ingredients in everyday consumer products, I wanted to find out if Lysol was actually safe for pregnant women to use. So I did some research. What I found out is that Lysol’s products contain some harmful ingredients and known allergens. I’m […]

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One year in Los Angeles

I never pictured myself living in L.A., the west coast or working for a beauty company. A year ago, I hopped on an airplane and flew to Los Angeles. It wasn’t to visit Disneyland, or roller skate the boardwalk of Venice Beach, I was flying to L.A. to live, work and thrive. I reluctantly wrapped […]

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Organic coconut oil in skin care products = magic

Organic coconut oil has long been touted as one of the easiest, cheapest and most effective ingredients in a safe skin care routine. It’s so wonderful that Beautycounter – a safe, high-performing skin care company I work for – uses it as the base of our best selling Essentials Collection. The company’s mission is to get safe products into the […]

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Keep your yoga practice fresh

Keep your yoga practice fresh

I recently had a reader respond to my weekly emails and she thanked me for bringing new nuggets of wisdom to 14 years of Bikram yoga. Fourteen years? How inspiring! In return I was inspired to write this piece about how I keep my yoga practice fresh – I hope you enjoy. Keep your yoga practice “fresh” […]

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