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The Secret of… Peppermint Essential Oil for Headache Relief

  “Urrghh…” by Sarah G. is licensed under C.C. BY 2.0 ‘Tis the season… for headaches. Change in weather, busy schedules, traffic… all of the pressures of daily life can add up to one thing: pain. When looking for alternatives to over-the-counter pain relief, essential oils are becoming increasingly popular. One of the most commonly… Read more >

The Secret of…. Propolis

“Bee” by antaean is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Just when you think you have a handle on what’s hot in the world of skincare, along comes a new buzzword (sorry, Garden Gal just couldn’t help herself). Propolis. A fancy word for the “bee glue”, used by our friends the bees to seal openings in… Read more >

The Secret of…. Citrus Essential Oils

  Has the change in season left you low on energy? As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, even the best of us can get a little down. The good news is that there are many natural ways to boost your mood and energy.  At Garden of Eden, many of our favorites… Read more >

The Secret of… Hyaluronic Acid

If you have picked up a magazine in the past few months, you have certainly seen the words hyaluronic acid as the new “it” ingredient in facial care products. Like many others, I’m sure you asked yourself the burning questions: what is it exactly, why do I need it so badly, and in which products… Read more >

The Secret of… Seaweed Soap

For the Garden Gal, seaweed conjurs up images of swimming in the ocean, snacking on sushi, and The Little Mermaid. Working at the Garden of Eden has opened up a whole new world (sorry, couldn’t resist!) to the benefits of seaweed in skin care. Beauty products containing seaweed have been found in China, Japan, and coastal Asian… Read more >

The Secret of… Massage

Ahhh… massage. We all know how good it feels, but what are the health benefits? How can you be sure that you are getting the most out of the experience, both emotionally and physically? The Garden Gal did her research and is here to share the secret of massage with you… C’mon Get Happy! Anyone… Read more >

The Secret of… Sugar Scrubs

The Deep Steep Sugar Scrubs have been on this Garden Gal’s must-try list for a long time. Working at the Garden of Eden, it can be challenging to keep up with all of the fabulous products that we carry and it’s easy to stick with those that are tried-and-true. However, when a customer recently came… Read more >

The Secret of… Kiehl’s Cross-Terrain

  Don’t let the fact that some stores are displaying their back-to-school supplies fool you because summer is still in full force! Hopefully you are soaking up all that the season has to offer: baseball games, music in the park, and other outdoor events. Once again, Kiehl’s has the solution to your active outdoor lifestyle… Read more >

The Secret of… Argan Oil

When the Garden Gal first heard that the latest beauty trend is to put oil ON your face, it came as quite a shock. The thought of willingly putting oil on your face? EEK! For those of us raised on Ten-O-Six, this brings back memories of hiding out in the roller rink restroom, not rocking… Read more >

The Secret of… Natural Insect Repellant

Camping season is here! There is nothing better than getting away from it all: just you, a tent, a campfire, fresh air…. and BUGS! We are all familiar with the numerous commercial brands of insect repellants chock full of chemicals that are hazardous to humans as well as the environment. So, how can you keep… Read more >