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Beauty to behold: a new generation of salons

Phthalates, Triclosan, parabens, musks, formaldehyde – perhaps you’ve been warned to keep an eye out for these allergens, carcinogens, and…

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Safer grooming for men

By Erin Covey-Smith The men’s grooming industry in the US has seen incredible growth over the past decade, and that…

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Maine Natural Hair & Skin

Maine Natural Hair & Skin is an Eco Conscious Salon committed to utilizing the most effective, natural products and services…

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Growing Medicinals in Maine

By Christine Fisher MAINE’S FARMERS don’t just grow vegetables or raise livestock. In Midcoast Maine companies like Avena Botanicals and…

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FARM TO FLEECE: Maine’s vibrant fiber scene starts with its farms

By Caitlin Gilmet There’s a good chance that your next blanket or sweater wasn’t just made in Maine—it was born…

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10 tips to improve your home air quality

We often think of air pollution as being an outside problem. But in fact, indoor air (where people spend most…

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Crazy for Coconut Oil! A Personal Adventure with this Sustainable Food & Beauty Trend

I hadn’t given coconut oil much thought until last Memorial Day weekend when I was visiting family and was surprised…

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Naturally-inspired Luxury

Maine spas incorporate the beauty of the outside world By Cynthia Simonds In the steamy heat of Maine summer, imagine…

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Distilled to Perfection: Maine’s wineries & distilleries take craft production to award-winning heights

By Lisa Wolff Fancy a gin martini flavored by a hint of sea air? Seeking a sip of a sparkling…

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The truth about the cosmetics industry

By Lora Winslow, Guest Columnist While many consumers believe that all cosmetics on the market have been tested and deemed…

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