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Cleansing

The Most Important Thing You Can Do Before Going To Bed

Marco Medrano | Posted 10.20.2014 | Fifty
Marco Medrano

I've always believed this: 'If you're too tired to wash and cleanse your face at night, at least splash a lot of warm-hot water and use a cotton ball toner to wipe away the day's debris.'

What Does It Mean to Be 'So LA?'

Abby Draper | Posted 06.09.2014 | Los Angeles
Abby Draper

I have not even lived here 1,000 days, and I somehow believe I have the right to complain about people visiting LA. But, for real, they're the worst. Like, get out of line if you don't know what you want to order at Intelligentsia, which you're not pronouncing correctly. Thanks.

Chinese New Year Message

Laura Bushnell | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Bushnell

Dear Ones, We are moving from the Year of the Water Snake, a year of turmoil and strife, to the Year of the Wooden Horse. The practical, talented, ...

How to Juice-Cleanse Like a Motherf*cking Champ

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 03.05.2014 | Comedy
Jolie Jenkins

If you're meeting up with friends, bring your green juice "dinner." Not only will it give you a chance to talk about your juice-cleanse (see above), it will remind others that they are not as good as you. Lead by example!

Surviving Whole Foods

Kelly MacLean | Posted 11.16.2013 | Comedy
Kelly MacLean

She rings me up for $313. I resist the urge to unwrap and swallow whole another $6 truffle in protest. Barely. Instead, I reach for my wallet, flash her a quiet smile and say, "Namaste."

A Simple, De-Stressing Summer Detox

meQuilibrium | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

The basic premise of a detox diet is this: By removing irritants, allergens, preservatives, added sugars, and other problem foods, you can help restore balance to and de-stress the digestive tract.

My Body Knows the Way: My Experience With a Juice Cleanse

Robin Hoffman | Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

After years and years of school, research, reading, doctor advice, nutrition school, spiritual psychology school, and my own journey, I decided to check in with my body, slow down a bit, and see what was what.

Mindful Lessons From A 10-Day Cleanse

Alison Shulman | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Alison Shulman

A 10-day cleanse? I've been teaching and guiding mindfulness in eating workshops for three years now, and yet have fallen short on applying these techniques to my own life and family. It seemed high time to tackle not one but two large goals at once!

The Ins and Outs of a Spring Cleaning Detox

Maia James | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Maia James

Desperate, I called my health coach (and mom!), Suzanne, for tips on how to do a quick detox -- a simple way to gently get myself back on track. What follows are Suzanne's basic tips for cleaning up the system and getting ready for summer.

5 Healthy Ways to Revamp Your Beauty Regimen

Neha Lobana | Posted 03.19.2013 | Style
Neha Lobana

Tired of looking at celebrities and wondering how on earth they manage to have such a youthful appearance -- despite their heavy work schedules? Well, wonder no more because we've found five ways to make 2013 your year.

How to Smell Nice Without All the Nasty Stuff

Ian Carey | Posted 02.22.2013 | HuffPost Home
Ian Carey

Replacing my bathroom products with non-toxic or DIY alternatives was not very difficult or expensive, and they all worked great. But it made me wonder why more guys don't pay greater attention to the chemicals they are putting in their bodies through their personal care products.

My First Colonic: A Trip Through My Intestines

Mihal Freinquel | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Mihal Freinquel

Was it a wonderful experience? No. Would I do it again? Yes. I mean no. I mean yes. I mean, it's kind of like waxing or getting your teeth cleaned. Horrible, but followed by refreshing and better. So, yes I would. Only next time I'm bringing an iPod with some Enya.

5 Tips for a Successful Colonic Treatment

The Chopra Well | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

If you're going to try colonic treatments, take precautions against the various risks associated with colonics and do everything to make sure you get the most out of the experience.

What We're Talking About When We're Talking About Cleansing

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The 1981 Raymond Carver short story collection What We Talk About When We Talk About Love masterfully showed us that everyone has a different concepti...

Spring Cleansing: A Spring Checklist for Cleansing the Body, Mind and Soul

Margaret Hyde | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Hyde

Spring is here, and once again so is my desire to clean out all of the clutter and junk that has accumulated throughout the year. Instead of starting with my closets and the miles of old mail, I thought it would be refreshing to try to cleanse myself so that I can start the spring rejuvenated.

Another Avenue for Weight Loss: Detox

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

Detoxification isn't just for the new-age crowd anymore. It has become an essential component of good health for people in all walks of life.

The 5 Healing Benefits Of Breath

Maggie Lyon | Posted 04.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

When we count our breath, we count on our breath. We discover it is the ticket back to ourselves. The breath both coaches and coaxes us into self-reliance, not only for relaxation into sleeping states, but also for profound letting go in superlatively chaotic and awake states.

Thirty Days of Juicing

Olivia Ware | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Olivia Ware

Start with sweet and refreshing ingredients such as berries and carrots, then slowly add nutritious leafy greens and earthy vegetables to gain the maximum health benefits. By day 30, you'll be craving the "mean greens."

Is It a "Starvation Vacation"? Or a Malibu Spa?

Starre Vartan | Posted 05.29.2011 | Style
Starre Vartan

This is what happens when you drink cocktails most evenings, caffeine most mornings, and chalk at least a meal a day up to "what the heck." Christina was hungry, tired, and it affected her mood.

A Clean Sweep for the New Year

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Let us start this new year, this decade, with a clean sweep, with a clean slate and with a clear conscience. Let us cleanse and purify our houses, inside and out. Purge our negative energy. Polish our intentions. And make our world shine.

Detox Your Body: Bathing for Better Health

Dr. Susanne Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Susanne Bennett

I come to the wisdom of bathing culturally as well as medically. I am Korean by birth. In Asia, the bath has an ancient heritage as a purification rite that is both practical and remedial.

Jennifer Aniston Put On Baby Food Diet By Tracy Anderson (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jennifer Aniston is rumored to be the latest celeb to try the baby food diet, created by celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson. The diet involves eating 14...

Spring Cleaning for the Soul

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

The promise of renewed life prompts us to prepare a sacred and auspicious way for its anticipated arrival. We are moved to purge and purify ourselves, and make a fresh start.

Jillian Michael's Cleanse and Burn: Expensive Laxative or Effective Weight Loss Supplement?

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Follow in Beyonce's stilettoed footsteps and cleanse to lose weight or jump start a weight loss plan. Gwyneth Paltrow and Dr. Gittleman recommend detoxing for health purposes.

From Sunscreen to Sunshine

Natalia Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalia Rose

The sun is the most powerful cleanser and regenerator of all life on earth--yes, including human life. It is our ally, not our enemy!