Posts Tagged ‘Clean Beauty Movement’

Inside the W.E.L.L. Summit: Meet Sarah Villafranco of Osmia Organics

Sarah Villafranco, MD, is not just a skincare founder and CEO—she’s an expert in helping people manage difficult skin, especially conditions like acne, eczema, allergies and perioral dermatitis. Her line, Osmia Organics, capitalizes on her medical background where she trained to look at each person’s whole health instead of blindly pushing product on someone. She’s…

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Inside the W.E.L.L. Summit: Meet Clean Beauty Expert Sunkiss Alba

YouTube Influencer Alba Ramos is known for creating content based on clean beauty ingredients, and using natural brands to create beauty looks and hairstyles. But it’s not just about beauty for Alba: She’s also a mom who transitioned to cleaner, greener products after discovering her son had health issues, and was diagnosed with autism. Alba shares…

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Inside the W.E.L.L. Summit: An Interview With Violets Are Blue Founder Cynthia Besteman

Welcome back to Inside the W.E.L.L. Summit, where we let you in on what happens behind the scenes with our speakers and vendors, before the event. Today, we’re chatting with Cynthia Besteman, founder of Violets Are Blue Skincare. Originally from Seattle, Cynthia came to New York to work as a broadway actress and successfully transitioned to a career…

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Make Oil Pulling Easy With Mintycoco


If you’re active in the wellness community, you’ve likely heard of oil pulling, that practice that went fairly mainstream as long ago as 2014. Truth is, oil pulling is actually an ancient Ayurvedic remedy that, like so many of our now-popular healthy living habits, was made more current by lifestyle gurus, beauty bloggers and then a few…

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Beyond Fair Trade: Behind the Scenes with True Moringa

Written by Emily Cunnigham, founder of True Moringa Moringa is known as the ‘miracle tree’ because—well, there isn’t much it can’t do. Moringa leaves are incredibly nutritious (gram-for-gram, more iron than spinach, more calcium than milk, and more protein than eggs), moringa seeds produce a moisturizing oil packed with antioxidants and cell-stimulating plant hormones for…

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