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  • Meet the Owner of Skincando on April 26 at Village Green

    by Paula Gallagher | April 23, 2014

    On Saturday, April 26 come in to Village Green to meet the incomparable Sara Damelio, owner and founder of Skincando, the extremely clean line of skin care products that includes the very popular multi-purpose skin salve, Combat-Ready Balm. You can also get 25% of the entire line of Skincando products as part of our Earth Day Sale (through April 30).

    I wrote about Skincando a couple of years ago when we first learned about Sara and her products and started carrying this line at Village Green. Read more click here.

    This is Sara's story:

    It was 1998, and Sara Damelio, a college student, found herself in a skin predicament. Having battled acne since high school, she was thrilled to get a part-time job at one of Washington D.C.’s finest luxury beauty boutiques. She was in hopeful search of ending her problematic skin forever. To her disappointment, however, the unlimited access to top-tier beauty products only further perpetuated her existing skin problems.

    In search for answers, Damelio discovered that many common substances and preservatives used in commercial skincare products are toxic and contain petroleum byproducts and parabens. Deciding to devote herself to learning about natural beauty, she became a licensed esthetician and after several years, an organic beauty specialist.   Read more

  • Honoring Earth Day: Personal Care Products Discounted 25% Through April 30

    by Paula Gallagher | April 22, 2014

    At Village Green Apothecary we know that people want safe and effective products. Because many individuals have allergies or sensitivities to certain ingredients or have concerns about the safety of some ingredients, we offer a wide selection of clean beauty care products that are free of common allergens, preservatives, dyes, and perfumes. Many of these companies use organically grown ingredients, and some are certified according to standards in the European Union.

    Right now, you can SAVE 25% on natural and sustainable personal care products at Village Green. Whether you are looking for makeup, lotion, diaper cream, body oil, nail polish, deodorant, soap, moisturizer, hand cream, shampoo, or facial cleanser, Village Green is a great source for natural body care products.

    Save on the following brands, and more:

    Aubrey Organics | Badger | Brigit True Organics | Collective Wellbeing | Derma e |
    Dr. Hauschka | EvanHealy | Goddess Garden | Logona | MyChelle | Sante | SkinCando |
    TheraNeem Organix | Thorne Organics | Weleda

  • Garden of Life In-Store Demo: Saturday, April 12

    by Paula Gallagher | April 9, 2014

    Stop by Village Green on Saturday, April 12 from 11:30 to 2:30 to learn more about our line of Garden of Life products. Representatives from Garden of Life will be on hand to answer questions regarding Garden of Life's Perfect Food® Raw Alkalizer & Detoxifier and Perfect Food® Raw Energizer. This is a great opportunity to taste these wonderful products.

    Perfect Food® RAW Alkalizer & Detoxifier is a RAW organic green super food complement to support your body’s daily balancing act, promoting healthy elimination of toxins and supporting your body’s own ability to maintain its ideal pH balance.† Some of its key features are:

    - Highly alkalizing RAW organic lemon juice and RAW organic parsley†
    - RAW organic coconut water for hydration and replenishment of electrolytes
    - Eight cleansing herbs, traditionally used for centuries to gently assist in daily detoxification†
    - Great nutrition from RAW organic grass juices and antioxidant filled RAW organic fruit and vegetable juices†
    - Digestion soothing RAW organic ginger, plus live probiotics and enzymes

    Perfect Food RAW Energizer is power-packed with naturally occurring chlorophyll, beta carotene, B vitamins, minerals, protein and amino acids from RAW organic USA grown grass juices, dark green juices like spinach, parsley and kale, protein-rich sprouts and juiced-up super antioxidant fruits like RAW organic blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, and Indian amla berries.  Read more

  • IQYOU: A New Smart Tool for Individualized Healthcare Solutions

    by Joseph Pizzorno, N.D. | April 2, 2014

    I’m pleased to join Village Green as a Medical Advisor and will be highlighting information on specific health topics that can directly benefit our readers. To begin with, I’d like to talk about a new program that can provide individualized healthcare information to help optimize your health.

    Let’s review the typical healthcare scenario. You get a check-up once or twice a year and receive health feedback, but the only other time you see your doctor or other health practitioners is for managing an ache, pain or sickness. Often a prescription is provided and over time, you may be taking a variety of prescriptions for multiple conditions. By the time the average person is 45, they are taking 4.5 different prescriptions per year, and by age 65, they’re taking 7 or more. And just think of all the costs involved with multiple prescriptions and managing chronic illnesses!

    The solution is to promote health, rather than simply treat disease, and to address dysfunctions and deficiencies BEFORE they become ill-health. By addressing the underlying causes, versus masking symptoms with prescriptions, many drugs may never be needed and others may be reduced or eliminated.  Read more

  • Garden of Life Demos: Friday and Saturday

    by Paula Gallagher | March 26, 2014

    Stop by Village Green Apothecary on Friday, March 28 from 11:30 to 1:30 or Saturday, March 29 from 11 to 2, to learn more about our line of Garden of Life products. Representatives from Garden of Life will be on hand to answer questions regarding these products. On Saturday they will be providing samples of their new products, RAW Fit™ and Perfect Food® Energizer.

    RAW Fit is a USDA Certified Organic, plant-based vegan high-protein powder that contains clinically studied ingredients to help burn fat, maintain healthy blood sugar and boost energy. Perfect Food Energizer (coming soon to our shelves!) has naturally occurring chlorophyll, beta carotene, B vitamins, minerals, protein and amino acids from raw organic USA-grown grass juices, dark green juices like spinach, parsley and kale, protein-rich sprouts, and super antioxidant fruits like organic blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, and Indian Amla Berries.

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