Tag Archives: organic 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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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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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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O&N Collective Exclusive Tata Harper Holiday Beauty Survival Kit featuring Dr Sponge!‏ by Michelle Barge

The holidays are upon us and no sooner do the pumpkins hit the stoop, the frenzy regarding the upcoming holiday season begins.  Although it can be a fun and festive time, for many it is filled with a lot of activities; rushing and planning, lots of traveling and little sleep – all that can take [...]

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2013 Fall’s Fashion Color Report & All-Natural Beauty Picks For The Fall Season by Organic Contessa

“Just as the leaves change in autumn, the consumer will enjoy the ability to change their ‘look’ and try a new approach to their wardrobe for brisk days ahead,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “The fall 2013 palette allows for that versatility and experimentation.” As we dive into the Autumn [...]

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Quotes That Capture The Beauty of Autumn: by Organic Contessa

“Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham   This above photo of a beautiful outdoor feast is a look I have vowed to re-create some day. A copy of this picture  is happily pinned to my inspiration board. And by that I’m not referring to Pinterest, but better [...]

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Link Love Monthly; TR(EAT) Your Skin Healthy, DIY Beauty Recipes With Beauty Foods by Organic Contessa

“Beauty & Wellness begins from within” ~ Organic Contessa We are getting our hands deliciously dirty and taking our focus on “Beauty Foods” a little further this month in exploring DIY beauty recipes, to tr(eat) your skin healthy.  Mother Nature is a very wise ole’ gal and not to be underestimated, for she has provided [...]

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Make A Splash in Color This Summer; Organic Contessa’s Beauty, Fashion & Beach Essentials

I made a promise to myself this year to curtail my yearning for the “always perfect” little black ensemble of clothing for something more bright, colorful and exciting. I’d be lying to you if I said that my resolution has been anything less than stellar, BUT I am trying nonetheless and getting comfortable with expressing [...]

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