Articles by: Kimberly Jordan Allen

Health Is Beauty

Love Natural Scents? Anjolie Ayurveda Soothes Body and Spirit with Homegrown Herbs

Love Natural Scents? Anjolie Ayurveda Soothes Body and Spirit with Homegrown Herbs

Being a scent-addict with a penchant for organic, natural products is not always easy to indulge. These days, however, as companies jump on the anti-synthetics […]

by × January 5, 2012 × 1 comment

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Wanderlust Vermont: Rain, Sticky Jade Yoga Mats, and Asanas for Miles

Wanderlust Vermont: Rain, Sticky Jade Yoga Mats, and Asanas for Miles

Image Courtesy of Wanderlust – Yoga Aid Challenge class being taught by Seane Corn & Michael Franti A couple of weeks ago we trucked up […]

by × July 22, 2011 × 1 comment

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Susan Harris Recycled Textiles Offer One-of-A-Kind Style

Susan Harris Recycled Textiles Offer One-of-A-Kind Style

I first met Susan Harris four years ago at her studio in Toronto, and I was like a kid in a candy store as I […]

by × January 18, 2011 × 0 comments

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Abhyanga: The Ancient Art of Self Healing Massage

Abhyanga: The Ancient Art of Self Healing Massage

One of my favorite new body beauty wellness routines is to practice an Ayurvedic massage called Abhyanga (“ahhhh-buy-anga,” because it feels so good!) Abhyanga is […]

by × January 7, 2011 × 2 comments

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Skin Deep Moisture: Yamerra Shea Butter

Skin Deep Moisture: Yamerra Shea Butter

Sun and swim leaves skin parched on these uber hot days. Recently a friend turned me onto an organic line of shea butters that leaves […]

by × July 12, 2010 × 0 comments

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Gratitude: Non Toxic Perfume by Zorica of Malibu

Gratitude: Non Toxic Perfume by Zorica of Malibu

Zorica Denton, former European model, moved to Malibu and worked in the beauty industry for some time before becoming disillusioned with the copious amount of […]

by × February 25, 2010 × 0 comments

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Pacifica Perfume: Sustainable, Socially Responsible Scents to Savor

Pacifica Perfume: Sustainable, Socially Responsible Scents to Savor

Avid surfer Brook Havey-Taylor founded Pacifica in 1996 to put her training in aromatherapy to work and share the scents from her travels. Now, the […]

by × September 14, 2009 × 11 comments

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Crude, the Film, Shows Real Price of America's Oil Addiction (Hint: It's Not Just the Environment)

Crude, the Film, Shows Real Price of America's Oil Addiction (Hint: It's Not Just the Environment)

Crude is the story of a community of 30,000 tribal members in the Amazonian jungle of Ecuador who hold a corporation to bear for its […]

by × August 10, 2009 × 2 comments

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Crispina Ffrench: The Sweater Chop Shop

Crispina Ffrench: The Sweater Chop Shop

A few months back I had the pleasure of attending a workshop led by Crispina Ffrench. Crispina began her career with soft sculpture comprised of […]

by × August 3, 2009 × 2 comments

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Healthy Child Healthy World: Creating a Cleaner, Greener, Safer Home

Healthy Child Healthy World: Creating a Cleaner, Greener, Safer Home

Healthy Child, Healthy World is an organization founded by Nancy and Jim Chuda. After losing their daughter, Collette, to a non-hereditary form of cancer, the […]

by × June 3, 2009 × 1 comment