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Here’s How to Properly Sage Your Home so You Can Cleanse Your Space

With all of us trying to deal with the ongoing pandemic and the orders to stay at home, it makes sense that we want to make our abodes as comfy and safe as possible. While you probably already have stockpiles of soap, disinfecting wipes and maybe even toilet paper, there’s another way to make our temporary offices/living spaces/classrooms as tranquil as possible. Now’s the time to sage your home. Also called smudging, the process not only kills bad energy, it banishes bacteria as well. “Smudging is a process that allows us to release negative energy from our environments, homes and bodies by using sage sticks,” says Cristin Smith, CEO and founder of Saffron & Sage. “It’s helpful to eliminate harmful...

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6 Reasons (Besides The Perfect Weather) To Visit San Diego Now

Contributor: Lois Alter Mark The fire pit and beautiful gardens welcome you to the Inn at Moonlight Beach. INN AT MOONLIGHT BEACH Even if there was nothing else happening, San Diego is always a great place to visit because seventy two and sunny is pretty much the norm. But there is a lot more happening. There’s a real focus on hospitality and sustainability, and the art and foodie scenes are thriving. Here are half a dozen reasons you’ll want to plan a trip now. The Inn at Moonlight Beach The Water Garden at the Inn at Moonlight Beach The first hotel in the world to be recognized as WELL Certified Platinum and the first building to be WELL Certified in the...

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25 Expert-Backed Tricks for Glowing Skin in the Dead of Winter

By ALLIE HOGAN Sunsets after 8 p.m. and those summer beach days may be long gone, but that doesn't mean your glowing skinhas to go with them. To combat the harsh winter weather, your skincare routine needs to change with the season. And to help you keep your skin radiant, nourished, and totally smooth, we consulted dermatologists, makeup artists, and other skincare experts for their best tips and tricks. Read on to find out how you can have your best winter skin ever this year. 1 Set up a humidifier. This winter, make sure you maintain the moisture in your home—and in your skin—by investing in a humidifier. "Dry heat can disrupt the skin barrier while you sleep. Consider a...

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