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Try Our Top 10 Vegan Beauty Buys

By Whole Story Editors, March 16, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Did you know that Whole Body (the section of the store where you’ll find essential oils, naturally scented soaps, makeup and more) only sells beauty products that haven’t been tested on animals? We also have a wide selection of vegan beauty products, which don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients such as beeswax, lanolin or carmine — and right now they’re having a moment. These top 10 vegan beauty buys meet our strict quality standards for humans, too — we ban more than 75 common ingredients allowed in other beauty and personal care products.

Acure Brightening Facial Scrub / 4 fl oz

Gently buff away dullness with a purifying blend of organic sea kelp, lemon peel and French

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Sneak Peek: See What Our Beauty Guru Can't Live Without

By Ellen Miller, March 16, 2017  |  More Posts by Ellen Miller

Makeup and skincare in purse

Meet Maren Giuliano, a natural beauty guru who leads the team that selects every last rosehip oil, charcoal bath bomb and vegan lipstick that ends up on shelves in the Whole Body department. She travels the world to discover new ingredients and brands, which means she’s more likely to be doing sun salutations in a hotel room than the LA yoga studio she co-owns with her husband. Here are the must-haves (beauty and otherwise) you’ll always find in her Lynn Tallerico leather bag.

Available at Whole Foods Market

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Two Delicious Ways to Celebrate Pi Day

By Whole Story Editors, March 9, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

pizza and pie

March 14 is Pi Day, and you don’t have to be a math genius to get excited. There are two delicious ways to get your pi on with Whole Foods Market  — save $3.14 off of any large pie from the bakery or any large take & bake pizza pie.*

Why our pies? We never allow artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, preservatives or hydrogenated fats in any of the foods we sell, and we use cage-free eggs and the best quality unbleached, unbromated flour in our crusts.

To make sure your Pi Day is never-ending (because math jokes…) keep the fun going with more ways to celebrate: 

  • Bake your own! Check out or
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5 Irish-inspired Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

By Ellen Miller, March 9, 2017  |  More Posts by Ellen Miller

Irish Soda Bread

Photo: @AlexandraCooks

New York shuts down 5th Avenue for the parade. Chicago famously dyes its river green. Boston’s planning a pub crawl complete with Celtic music (among many other things). But you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day no matter where you live with Irish American and Irish-inspired recipes. If

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6 Things You Didn't Know You Could Ask Your Fishmonger

By Jeremy St.Gelais, March 2, 2017  |  More Posts by Jeremy St.Gelais

raw arctic char

Jeremy St.Gelais leads the team that’s responsible for sourcing all of the beautiful seafood that ends up on ice behind counters nationwide and trains the local fishmongers who help customers get dinner on the table. He lives in Boston where he makes a mean Stuffed Dover Sole.

Seafood may seem like a strange

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