The Journal

My Favorite Products

My Favorite Products

When I'm choosing a product to add to my personal care lineup, the most important thing is a multipurpose (when possible!) product with simple ingredients. Similar to how I formulate my own non-toxic skincare line, I am looking for a short ingredient list that's filled with ingredients that I know and understand and that are going to add to my health rather than take away from it.

20 Skin and Lifestyle Tips for Flawless Skin

20 Skin and Lifestyle Tips for Flawless Skin

Beautiful skin requires both an internal and external approach. So today, I wanted to share 20 of my favorite lifestyle and skin care routine tips to beautify your skin from the inside out.
Holistic Herbalist Shares 8 Tips To Stay Healthy This Fall

Holistic Herbalist Shares 8 Tips To Stay Healthy This Fall

An a holistic herbalist, I'm naturally passionate about integrative health care practices through the seasons. As we begin to shift from summer to fall, I wanted to share some of my favorite daily practices and rituals with you to stay healthy this season and beyond.

Dry Body Brushing For Vibrant Skin

Dry Body Brushing For Vibrant Skin

Dry brushing, combined with a warm shower or full-body oil massage, is an easy weekly ritual to make time for yourself and cultivate that mind-body-soul relationship. Here's what dry brushing is and how to do it.
Elder Magic To Boost Immune System (Plus, an Elderberry Syrup Recipe)

Elder Magic To Boost Immune System (Plus, an Elderberry Syrup Recipe)

Elder,¬†Sambucus nigra L.,¬†is one of the plant medicines that I always have around. I¬†have the syrup on hand for whenever I feel I'm coming down with something‚ÄĒit's invaluable for immune health and the one I¬†reach for over and over again compared to¬†other immune-supporting herbs. Here's why.

Fall Skincare and Lifestyle Ritual Guide

Fall Skincare and Lifestyle Ritual Guide

There’s no way around it: as the seasons change so do our skincare needs. Now, more than ever, we need a skincare routine that hydrates and moistu...
How To Make Fire Brew

How To Make Fire Brew

Fire brew is a well-loved folk remedy that boosts the immune system, increases circulation, and stimulates healthy digestion. Here's how to make it via my personal recipe.
How To Create A Nourish List For More Joy, Happiness, And Peace

How To Create A Nourish List For More Joy, Happiness, And Peace

How do you nourish yourself?  When things feel uncertain, uncomfortable, or scary, sometimes the best way we can care for ourselves is through wh...
How Caring For Your Microbiome Supports Your Immune System

How Caring For Your Microbiome Supports Your Immune System

Alexandra is a certified Holistic Health Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. You can follow her at @inhabitwellness on Instagra...
Why Essential Fatty Acids Matter for Clear Skin

Why Essential Fatty Acids Matter for Clear Skin

If you want to clear your skin for good, support the healthy functioning of your skin's barrier and acid mantle, encourage proper sebum production, and provide an environment where your skin thrives, then it's important to take a look at what you're eating (or not eating.)