Achieving an organic lifestyle has moved beyond the grocery isle to the health and beauty section with many products boasting all-natural ingredients. Before you take the plunge into the phenomenon of organics, make sure to take a long look at labels. While cosmetics can be labeled “organic” by barely meeting the 70 percent requirement of all-natural ingredients, Deep Steep, a line of 100-percent organic skin care products, keeps no secrets from its customers. Locally owned by Royal Labs Cosmetics based in Johns Island, Deep Steep offers an array of subtly scented scrubs, hand and body lotions, moisture sticks as well as hair care that contain no synthetic fragrances or petroleum derivatives. With options such as Lavender Chamomile and Rosemary Mint, each product is handcrafted by master herbalists, chemists, and aromatherapists and all scents are carefully chosen for their therapeutic effects. Find solace in this refreshing line of honest organic products available at Stella Nova at 118 E. Richardson Ave. in Summerville, at 292 King St. downtown, or visit Deep Steep online at



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Your Doorstep

Imagine the following scenario: you are driving home after a stressful day at work with your limbs aching and eyes burning from exhaustion. Yet your evening is about to take a turn for the better as you set your sights on a small box resting against your front door. Opening it up with the same fervor as an eight-year-old on Christmas morning, you find in your hands a special gift from White Parcel, a local home delivery company specializing in the latest in luxurious spa products.

White Parcel offers three-, six-, and twelve-month subscriptions with monthly rates ranging from $20 to $30. Abiding by their motto, “simply indulge” yourself in your choice of Body Indulgence, Home Indulgence or Ultimate Indulgence. For more information on White Parcel, visit them online at

or reach them by phone at (888) 572-7235.

Party on a Table

Iyashi Spa, located in Mt. Pleasant, is now featuring Spa Parties. Enjoy the best that Iyashi Spa has to offer in the comfort of your own living room. Choose from an array of options including massage, facials, spa waxing, manicures, pedicures, skin care, and oxygen bar. Simply set the date with Iyashi as well as provide the number of guests, invite your friends, and a licensed massage therapist, equipped with state-of-the-art massage tables, creams, and oils, will arrive at your residence. Applications are available online at

or on location at 426 Coleman Blvd. in Mt. Pleasant. A fifty percent deposit is required and interested parties must be 18 years or older. For more information, contact Iyashi Spa by phone at (843) 849-5454.

It’s an age-old question — is it possible to grow old gracefully? Some choose a quick yet potentially painful route of cosmetic surgery, while the more timid rely simply on cosmetics to retain a youthful complexion. With many anti-aging products lining the shelves at beauty boutiques, L’Athene is a brand above the rest. Created by local gals Nan Brown and Lil Bogdan, two nurses who specialize in extreme dermatological conditions, the construction of all L’Athene products was aided and approved by top nutritionists, organic chemists, and aromatherapists. Consisting of the purest all-natural ingredients and no harmful chemical preservatives, this line of professional treatments, including age-delaying treatments like Mineral Derma-Scrubs and SR-3 Skin Rejuvenation Systems, caters to the sensitivity of the skin, making it safe for all complexions. You can find L’Athene is participating doctor’s offices, hospitals and spas. For more information, visit L’Athene online at

or give them a call at 1-800-272-5502.

In 2003, an estimated 50 percent of Americans admitted to consuming at least one cup of coffee per day. Four years later, coffee sales and consumption have soared, resulting in a slew of highly caffeinated citizens. With the help of local rejuvenation mecca Urban Nirvana, coffee has found its way into another facet of consumers’ lives … their beauty regimens. With a unique blend of raw sugar, milk, and ground espresso, “The Body Buzz” stimulates both the mind and body in an hour session for $90. The innovative wrapping technique provides natural exfoliation that boosts circulation, reduces fluid build-up, and increases fat metabolism. Catch a buzz at Urban Nirvana’s locations in West Ashley and Mt. Pleasant. For more information, call Urban Nirvana at 720-8000 or visit them online at


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