Tag Archives: beauty

Seasonal Detoxing: A Springtime Ritualistic Approach

by: Michelle Barge According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Spring is the season of Wood or the Liver. So what better way to celebrate than by honoring this purifying organ with rejuvenation, restoration and re-birth. Personally, I’ve always gravitated towards some sort of detoxing or internal cleansing around the start of spring.  It just feels natural to […]

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Keeping The “I” In ValentIne’s; Self Love, Going Beyond The Chocolate

As we enter the dimension of Valentine’s Day and the frenzy of gift giving and proclamations of love, we at O&N Collective can’t help but start first at the notion and awareness of self-love.  We asked O&N Collective VP, NYC Yoga Teacher, LivWell Editor and friend, Michelle Barge, to talk about self love and how […]

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Breast Health: Going Beyond October

by: Michelle Barge   Moving from a Month to Total Commitment to Prevention & Self Care As October comes to a close and we enter November, and thankfully another month dedicated to greater awareness for another life threatening disease — prostate cancer —  I am struck how the first few weeks in October my inbox was flooded […]

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6 Reasons Why It’s Time to Trade in Your Tampons/Pads For A Menstrual Cup

by: Brit’ny J. Hawkins, M.E.M Fed up with messy, leak-prone and sometimes unpleasantly fragrant pads and tampons? Perhaps you’re concerned about chemical exposures via tampon/pad use? If you’re looking for an effective alternative that addresses the aforementioned concerns and more, a menstrual cup may be just what you need! What are they?: Menstrual cups are […]

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Join O&N Collective’s Project Hydrate: 30 Day Challenge; For A Healthier You & Planet

by: Organic Contessa Spring’s the time for cleansing and renewal. This is also a time when we begin to take stock of the resolutions/intentions that some of us made on New Year’s Day, mostly having to do with our health and treating our bodies better. Spring is the season of rebirth and may just be […]

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MUA Beverly Fink’s Earth Day Inspired Natural Beauty Travel Picks

by: Organic Contessa Q}  Bev, from years of being a renowned  MUA {fashion shows/elite editorials} to now consulting on safe, eco-skincare and cosmetics for private clients and bridal parties to some of the most exclusive weddings in Miami & the Caribbean – you’re constantly in demand for making the beautiful even more beautiful for that […]

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Baja Magic: Flow and Shine Yoga Retreat

  by: Organic Contessa Experience true Gypset style in Todos Santos at the charming Flora Del Mar. {Exclusive Offer to our Community: 10% OFF List Price if booked by 2/21, see below for details} Flow and Shine on the Pacific Coast this March with renowned teachers Bhavani Noel & Organic Contessa Liv Well Editor, Michelle […]

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It’s Not Too Late: Top 10 Valentine Picks To Save The Day

by: Organic Contessa “Where there is great love, there are always wishes” ~ Willa Cather Yes, Valentine’s is just around the corner, and if you’re feeling as I am … mid-February has swiftly arrived. Are you fretting it’s too late to buy something heart-felt for this love filled Holiday?  Well, think again … here are […]

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Organic Contessa’s “Sex in the Kitchen” Lexicon of Love; Valentine’s Menu

As a professed foodie would have it … nothing much can compare to a finely laid out, sophisticated menu. Food is art, especially when being prepared with love and in honour of a day that celebrates those in love; Valentine’s. Instead of battling the crowds, pre-fixed choices and noisy establishments, how about a sexy night […]

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Link Love Monthly; Nature Inspired Beauty Products by Organic Contessa for Gallant & Jones

After a personal hiatus to spend time with family, it’s good to be back lovely ones. Over the past few months we’ve explored so much pertaining to skin health and the beautifying aspects of nature, beauty foods, and DIY recipes that are inherently designed to make you glow and keep you looking young. It’s amazing to realize how much goodness is […]

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