There’s Plastic on Your Face… and it’s Washing Down the Drain

Many body care products use plastic microbeads as exfoliators. These microbeads are so small that they can easily slip through water treatment systems and end up in our waterways. Here’s what you can do to help.

DIY Body Mist

The fine folks at Aura Cacia shared their recipe for a DIY body mist made with pure essential oils. The refreshing scent features lemon eucalyptus oil in a base of green tea. It’s the perfect spritz for hot summer days and long summer nights.
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Exfoliate to Radiate: Tips for Smoother Skin

Susan “Suki” Wattik is the Associate Global Coordinator for our Whole Body departments and a dedicated devotee of all things body care. We were recently wowed by her knowledge of exfoliation and asked her to offer a few tips for summer skin care.

How is exfoliating your body different from exfoliating your face?

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Choose the Best Sunscreen

Picture this: You’re all packed up for a summer adventure. Maybe you’re hiking into the mountains or sailing to a tropical isle, or perhaps you’re planning a picnic at a local park. Whatever the destination, you’re ready to seize the day! You just have to make a quick stop for sunscreen.

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Three DIY Crafts to Make with Mom This Mother’s Day

Some talented bloggers came up with easy DIY gifts that moms will love to make, and love to receive.

DIY Eye Makeup Remover

I’m especially wary of eye makeup remover with mineral oil or other petroleum by-products. Thankfully, this simple DIY recipe will dissolve even the most stubborn makeup with just three plant-based ingredients.
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Should I Take a Multivitamin?

Jody Villecco makes sense of recent media reports on the value of taking a multi-vitamin.
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How to Choose the Perfect Blush

If you’re feeling a bit blah from the dark days of winter, a good blush can refresh your look and highlight your natural features. Here are a few tips for choosing a blush that’s right for you.
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A Beauty Expert in the Grocery Aisles

Traci Reazor, Whole Body AestheticianIn 2005, Traci Reazer was one of the first Whole Foods Market team members to be hired with the title Aesthetician. You can find Traci in the Whole Body department at our flagship Lamar store in Austin, TX.

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DIY Spring Cleaning

I live in Austin, Texas, where spring smells like…grape soda.

The Sophora secundiflora or Texas mountain laurel, is a popular native shrub whose flowers smell exactly like the Grape Nehi my grandpa used to drink. In my neighborhood, their sweet scent is a surefire sign that spring has arrived.

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