outdoor womens alliance

The Awesomeness of the Outdoor Women’s Alliance

If you’re anything like us, you might find the outdoors intimidating and sometimes even a little scary. Sure, you can hike like a champ. Maybe you run outside. And obviously laying out in the park or at the beach–done and done.

But talking with Trish Cloutier, a Grassroots Team Leader for the Outdoor Women’s Alliance made us realize it might not be our fault? And that it’s kind of a thing. Trust, it’ll all make sense soon.

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The Benefits Of Getting Outside

We all intuitively know that when we spend time outside, we feel so much better. Our mental clutter subsides, our skin looks healthier, and our outlook on life opens up. There’s actually a science to what’s going on here. Read on!

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How to diffuse essential oils.

How to Diffuse Essential Oils

Plus a Q+A With Ceramicist Jessie Lazar

In Just the Essentials, our founder Adina Grigore notes that the simplest way to integrate essential oils into your life is to just smell ‘em. Yep, pop open a bottle, take a whiff, and be done with it. In many cases, the smell will be pleasing – but that’s not the whole story, which is what makes essential oils so darn amazing.

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wilderness society

Wilderness Society: Politics plays a major role in what you do

In honor of Earth Month, we’re shining the spotlight on our pal (and Adam’s BFF) Josh Hicks. Josh works for the Wilderness Society, a conservation organization that seeks to protect and preserve our nation’s wild backcountry from development and environmental threats. We interviewed Josh last year, and we thought it would be an appropriate time to check back in with him and see what’s changed.

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hibernation recovery

Come out of Hibernation with These Three S. Dubs Products

After a serious pump fake (read: global warming glitch) in February, it looks like spring is finally making its appearance on the East coast. And if you’ve spent the last 3+ months hibernating, the new season is the perfect reason to finally get outside and do something beyond ducking into your favorite restaurant. With the lighter temperatures and warmer days, spring makes even the most sloth-like of us suddenly feel like lean whippets, ready for adventure and that proverbial ball chase.

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Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet

a.k.a. One Step You Can Take Today To SimplifyYour Skincare Routine

For many years of my life, I practically lived at my dermatologist’s office. Even though the responsible thing to do is to get your skin checked every year for any early signs of skin cancer (especially if it runs in your family, you’re very fair, you’ve had bad burns, etc. but EVERYONE SHOULD DO IT), that was not the schedule I was keeping. I was showing up at my derm’s office every few months. My frequency had much to do with the fact that my problem skin was ruthless and was in turn being treated like a mad scientist lab experiment. I’d be prescribed one stroooong cream after another, told to wait a few weeks and see what happens. Talk about suspense. With each new trial-by-tube, I was warned to expect things to “get worse before they got better.” Show of hands if you’ve heard this foreboding phrase before (you have, you have, you have). Really, things only ever got worse.

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Hormonal Acne Decoded

If you’re like me, you’ve had regular recurrences of acne since you were a young teen. I thought by the time I turned 20 my breakouts would magically disappear. Lo and behold, my 20th birthday came and the acne hung around.

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