Melanie Rud Chadwick

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May 5, 2017 @ Whole Story
The ingredient lists on many skin sprays (you may know them as toners, essences or face mists) are packed with unpronounceable ingredients no one without a lab coat would recognize. But have you heard about hydrosols? They’re a cleaner option because they’re made only from the cellular water in plants. Read on to find out how they can make your complexion look smoother, toned and more hydrated.
October 21, 2016 @ Whole Story
They may come in tiny bottles, but essential oils pack a big punch. A few drops of these potent powerhouses can have benefits for both the mind and body. Here, the lowdown on these wonder workers and how to use them.
September 9, 2016 @ Whole Story
It’s always nice to know what ingredients are—and aren’t—in the food you eat, and it’s also helpful to know what’s inside all those products you put on your body every day. Happily, just like Whole Foods Market has strict quality standards when it comes to food, we’ve got you covered for body care products, too.

Melanie Rud Chadwick is a beauty writer and expert living in Chicago. She has over seven years of experience in the industry, and a wide array of knowledge on all beauty related topics. Prior to moving to Chicago, Melanie held beauty editorial positions at ShapeGood Housekeeping, and Health. She has written for numerous national and regional publications, as well as websites. Additionally, Melanie appears on television as a beauty expert and hosts events for major beauty companies.