5 Reasons to shop locally

Shopping is fun for most people. You go shopping and usually you buy what you need or like. It is a fun process for many. Most of the time the criteria to shop are if the items are of good quality, and if they have a price tag you are willing to pay. But there are more criteria for shopping that will be very interesting for you to think about for a moment. For instance, do you know the whole…

Shop for a good cause

A trip down memory lane! Founder Lonneke Engel and the other girls that supported Organice Your Life organized many events in New York City over the past decade to bring awareness to different causes. Let's check out this one shop for a cause event! Shop for a good cause party April 26th 2011 Fabiola Beracasa, Lonneke Engel and Valentina Zelyaeva hosted a charity event in one of the most…

Skin Detox with a Clay Mask

Today, I wanted to introduce this 100% natural and pure organic clay mask. Clay masks are known for their ability for drawing out impurities from the skin. Montmorillonite Clay is known for its ability to absorb positively charged ions in the body. When wet, the clay develops a strong negative charge. Toxins, heavy metals, bacteria and most viruses are positively charged. The clay draws the…

Sunscreen explained

Top Make up artist and Founder of Mun skincare Munemi Imai is sharing with Organice Your Life® her organic beauty and skincare secrets. Today she explains how sunscreen works and why it is important to stay protected from the Sun. UVA and UVB Always protect your skin from the Sun with a sunscreen. Sunlight contains two types of UV rays: UVA and UVB: B is the good kind which you want lots and…

Sandy Relief dinner with friends!

Dinner with friends for Sandy Relief Hello all! Yesterday I hosted a last-minute "Sandy Relief/Power ON" celebration dinner party for my friends! We cooked together and made delicious foods. We talked about the past week being in NYC and shared each individual story of being in Sandy and the Black Out. All these stories are intriguing! The city has been a weird place to live in the past week.…

Green Shopping!

Today I went to have lunch with Munemi Imai, who is a top make up artist, and besides that she always makes me so beautiful when we work together, is also a very nice woman to hang out with! She also contributes on Organice Your Life®, the website and the magazine, about aromatherapy and skincare, I would really suggest you check out her tips and tricks as she is a genius in getting beautiful…

World Vegan Day dinner at Caravan of Dreams

I spent November 1st as a Vegan, for World Vegan Day! I love how the numbers came together this year!   11/1/11. In the evening Kate, fellow OYL Contributor, and I finished up our day at our favorite organic vegan restaurant, Caravan of Dreams in the East Village. After the meal, we were all in smile:) During the dinner, we also talked about another important issue of:  Going Organic…

KOMERA PROJECT Event with Kate

KOMERA PROJECT Fund raising night Hello- everyone, I am a freelance makeup artist who works in the Fashion and Beauty industry.  I have been a contributor to the OYL Magazine for the past few issues and I'm really excited to be a contributor on the website now! You will hear from me with everything regarding the natural approach to beauty and health for both inside and outside the body,…