How Many Chemicals Are You Wearing?

When I first started Lemongrass Spa in Colorado sixteen years ago, I met Susan Roll, who was in the process of finalizing the SkinDeep Database on the Environmental Working Group’s website. She was so passionate and educated about the toxic load that personal care products had in the marketplace that she made it her life’s goal to educate and insist upon safer products.  It was her mission to demand that skincare companies fully disclose their ingredients in products. Since the FDA does not regulate skincare and makeup, no one was watching what large cosmetics companies...
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Skip the Post-Workout Shower – How to Go From Sweaty to Sassy!

Studies show working out jump-starts your metabolism, improves mood, increases energy and reduces stress. But fitting in a workout can be tricky when your day is filled with a 9-5 job, carpool, errands, midterms and spa parties and showering post sweat is not always an option. Here are the products to keep in your gym bag for freshening up post-work out when you’re on the go, but still want to look your best! Face Wash – Removing bacteria and dirt is a must after finishing your sweat, so that pores don’t get clogged....
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Spoil your friends with a Galentine’s Themed Spa!

Red roses, a box of chocolates and a romantic candlelight dinner are all iconic Valentine’s Day traditions. This year why not try something outside the box and get your friends together for some spa time that’s fun and affordable! Here are five theme ideas to give you inspiration. Red Party Bring out all the red décor, heart-shaped bowls and red balloons to set the tone for your festive event. As your guests arrive, greet them at the door with a single red rose with a quote or verse tied with raffia or...
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4 Easy Ways to Go Green This Holiday Season

Loving family gatherings and joyful gift giving are two reasons this is the most wonderful time of the year. For the environment, however, Thanksgiving through New Year’s isn’t as merry. Stores are flooded with cheap disposable toys, decorations and extra holiday embellishments often made with questionable materials. According to a review by Stanford University, Americans produce 25% more waste during this time, equating to about 7 million pounds of trash. In addition, the energy bill for an average family home increases almost $60 per month due to festive displays. Here are four simple tips for...
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I Am Free: 4 Reasons to Attend Annual Conference

In July, consultants from all over the country met in Orlando, Florida for the largest Lemongrass Spa conference ever honoring our “I Am Free” theme. The motto, ‘I Am Free to Be’ encompasses the freedom to be a unique individual, an entrepreneur and live a chemical-free life. It was a weekend filled with empowering speakers: Andrea and Richard from Go for No; business building tools including a dynamic presentation from Laurie Girardi of The Girardi Group; leader-led breakout sessions and celebrations of our consultants’ successes. In addition, we unveiled our fresher, cleaner and more...
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Nine Easy Ways to Add Essential Oils to Your Everyday Routine

Using essential oils doesn’t have to be intimidating. There are lots of ways essential oils can be used in your home. Using essential oils to replace everyday products can lessen the toxicity load in your home environment and also provide more effective results. Here are nine ways to add essential oils to your everyday routine. For Energy If you drag your feet in the morning, try diffusing Peppermint Essential Oil. The energizing properties can help give you the kick you need to get going. Add 5-10 drops of to your diffuser and run...
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6 Hot Tips for Transitioning to Summer Skincare

Summer’s hotter temperatures means your skin is exposed to sun, sea and chlorine, which can zap moisture, cause irritation or induce breakouts. Making small changes to your skincare routine can help maintain a flawless complexion all season long. Tip #1 Lighter Moisturizer You wouldn’t wear your wool socks to the pool, so don’t carry your rich moisturizer into summer. Keep skin hydrated without losing the anti-aging benefits of your face crème with the Overnight Rehab Crème or Green Tea Antioxidant Serum. Mineral Makeup Primer is another excellent choice that can be used...
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Warm Up Someone’s Heart with Springtime Gift Ideas

Flowers are blooming, birds are singing and we released a bouquet of fresh new gifts for the season. Find the perfect pampering present for every occasion with these springtime gift ideas. Limited Edition Specials in Honor of MOMS One of the most meaningful spring holidays is that glorious day we celebrate the women who nurture and shape our lives.   Whether a soccer mom, foster mom, expectant mom, working mom, retired mom and home-school mom … it doesn’t matter.   We love them all and pledge help you spoil them this Mother’s Day, Sunday,...
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How to Fit 5 5-Minute Spa Treatments into a Busy Schedule

Be kind to yourself. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? While we’d all enjoy luxuriating in a warm bath or pampering our skin with our favorite spa treatments, most days are too hectic for this fantasy. We’re sharing 5 ways to incorporate self-care spa treatments into your busy, daily life - all you need is 5 minutes! Foot Spa A foot spa softens skin and relaxes tired, achy limbs. While adjusting the shower temperature to your liking, close the drain to the bathtub and sprinkle a couple tablespoons of Foot Soak or Mineral Bath...
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Year in Review 2017

2017 overflowed with exhilarating new products, a flurry of special events, the release of an inspiring book, thousands of new followers and more consultant award recipients than ever before. Take a road trip down memory lane as we celebrate our 2017 Year In Review! Products The launch of the Detoxifying Charcoal Skincare line topped the charts as one of the most popular collections in the company’s fifteen-year history. Selfie photos featuring Facial Mask and exfoliating Facial Polish hit Facebook and Instagram feeds with glowing reviews. To serve our customers even more effectively...
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