As a lifestyle publicist and trendwatcher living between SoHo and Malibu I spend more time than you might think shopping my local hardware store and I’m not the only style- and health-conscious woman who is trying to be as green as possible perusing these shops for what I need. 

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Do not forget to give your child the protection he or she deserves, when exploring—and fighting the effects from—the great outdoors.

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Avoiding the Toxic Sugar-Skin Aging Trap

Your skin is under constant attack from the elements, but sugar may be a threat you're not aware of.

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If there is a misnomer that plagues our community – and by community, I mean our fellow enthusiasts of healthy living and sound nutrition – it is the belief that organic is a synonym for expensive.

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Single-source protein

There are many misunderstandings about whether single source plant proteins are enough for the body, but studies have shown that they may be the way to go.

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The foundation of eating well during pregnancy is to commit to a whole food-based diet.

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The benefits of sleep are severely underestimated in our culture. Our day-to-day lives seem to inhibit it at every turn.

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laurel king

An interview is a discussion between you and an employer to find out if you can do the job. It’s your chance to make a good impression. However, there are certain rules you should follow in interviews.

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aloe

Since the February 3, 2015 New York Attorney General’s announcement that his investigation of multiple brands of botanical dietary supplements revealed that the herbs listed on product labels were not present, many retailers and consumers are likely wondering how the products that they routinely sell or purchase would hold up under similar scrutiny. Much has been made of whether DNA-barcoding was the appropriate testing methodology to be used in the Attorney General’s investigation, and consumers may be confused by the fact that the products from one company were later determined to be fully compliant and allowed back on store shelves several weeks after the investigation began.

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Diabetes and summer

Earth Day is an increasingly solemn occasion, as it should be. The moment this event becomes the second half of a twice-yearly excuse, along with St. Patrick's Day, to wear something green, we will have converted a cause for education into yet another crass means of commercialization.

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