Intro to Tarot + Oracle

Cartomancy is the practice of reading/interpreting playing, Tarot, or oracle cards that have been dealt in a ritual setting. Readings may be performed for the purpose of self-reflection or “divination,” which is a fancy word that means collecting information from the universe. Depending on the mood and nature of the reading, some decks are more…

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Bath Magic

We at Herbivore are year-round bath-takers (and we bet you might be as well). When the air turns chilly, however, it’s prime time to take regular dips in the tub.  Bath rituals bring a myriad of beauty benefits, including lowered cortisol and blood sugar levels, slowed aging, muscular relaxation, and stress relief. Whether you’re starting…

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Scorpio Self-Care

Scorpio is the most intense of the water signs, known for depth, sensuality, independence, and passion. Those with scorpion energy will be lithe, clever, sexy, and powerful. They lure mates like they lure prey, and love just as fiercely as they live.  Strengths that accompany this sign are creativity, sexual health, and sense of adventure.…

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Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands We Love

Respecting Mother Earth is about adhering to conscientious practices—and that includes clothing purchases. As a major contributor to the climate crisis, the fashion industry is changing with the times, and the following are a few brands that we admire and support (plus, pairing skincare suggestions for good measure).  Spruce your wardrobe and your skincare regime…

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Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is a powerful herb that delivers wonderful benefits to the skin. As one of nature’s most potent antioxidants, this herb helps to diminish fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots on the complexion. It also contains compounds that encourage the skin to produce collagen, which is responsible for the skin’s resilience and elasticity. Environmental toxins…

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Adaptogenic Herbs for Stress-Free Skin

Adaptogenic herbs aid the body in adapting to stress. These wonderful medicinal plants offer a variety of benefits depending on the health concern. For example, adaptogens like Ashwagandha are soothing and calming to the nervous system, while others like ginseng are gently stimulating. In skincare, adaptogens are like secret beauty agents, soothing and/or stimulating skin…

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Crystal of the Month: Opal

Linked with the month of October, opal is linked to the Libra and Scorpio in the zodiac, carrying a magic that preserves beauty and healthy relationships. Libra represents balance, leading intimate relationships to see a boost in the presence of opal energy. Scorpio is a sign that exudes grand sensuality, and thus, opal can be…

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White Willow Bark

White willow bark is a highly revered ingredient in skincare due because it contains acne-fighting salicin—from which salicylic acid is derived. Anti-inflammatory benefits zap breakouts with vigor while antimicrobial properties protect the skin from developing future breakouts. In addition to banishing blemishes, white willow bark has been shown to decrease the appearance of wrinkles while…

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