5 Healthy Thanksgiving Dishes Your Skin Will Be Thankful For

Are you looking forward to gobbling all the delicious goodies on the Thanksgiving table? Us too! The best part is – so many key ingredients have immense health benefits. We put a list together of some of our favorite recipes – sure to both tantalize your taste buds and feed your skin. Healthy Cranberry Sauce …

OUR HEALTH & WELLNESS “MUST READ” ROUNDUP: OCTOBER

We scour the web for the best mind, body and spirit stories – so you don’t have to. Check back monthly for more of our favorites and sign up below to get our wellness content sent straight to your inbox. The internet’s been good to us this month. From cardio-emotional risks to natural alternatives to …

Restorative Cosmetic Process for Breast Cancer Survivors

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month we will be donating 10% of your purchases to The Keep A Breast Foundation during October. We spoke with Mahnaz Bahealou, an inspiring woman who owns Elite Permanent Makeup and Training Center in Los Angeles. She specializes in restoring breasts to their pre-cancer appearance.We focus our latest blog on a subject that can be emotionally overwhelming for many breast …

Taking Care with Esthetician Tess Adams

We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with celeb fave and cult status facial spa Take Care. They’re now carrying our products at their NYC shop and using them in a brand new facial specifically designed with our esthetician approved line of products in mind. We recently sat down with co-founder Tess Adams to chat all things …

Cleansing Green Soup Recipe For Fall

Did someone say comfort food? And no, we weren’t talking about pot pie. Since Autumn is often associated with hearty stews and baked carbs, we thought we’d throw something a little healthier into the mix. Though we don’t recommend sitting seasonal carbs out indefinitely, we do hope you’ll take a healthier approach to their intake. Cue …

OUR HEALTH & WELLNESS “MUST READ” ROUNDUP: SEPTEMBER

We scour the web for the best mind, body and spirit stories – so you don’t have to. Check back monthly for more of our favorites and sign up below to get our wellness content sent straight to your inbox. From inflammation to magnesium and/or B12 deficiency, this month’s roundup certainly addresses some potential problems. …

Naturally High with HigherDOSE’s Lauren Berlingeri

In our latest self-care inspired interview, we pick the brain of HigherDOSE’s Lauren Berlingeri. A multi-hyphenated girl boss if we’ve ever seen one, Lauren is a certified holistic nutritionist, health coach, host, fitness expert, and model. She is one half of the duo behind HigherDOSE, an infrared sauna spa that offers what they refer to …

A Few Of Our Chief Wellness Officer Lavinia Errico’s Favorite Things

You all know how dedicated we are to spreading the word about the importance of self-care rituals. With this in mind, we wanted to share a quote from Lavinia Errico, founder of Equinox Fitness Clubs and our Chief Wellness Officer, about how she uses rituals to help create meaning and intention in her life, and …

Vegging Out at Your Labor Day BBQ

Ever been to a barbecue where the vegetables sit there to wilt while everyone scarfs down burgers and “artisanal” hot dogs? Hey, artisanal means healthy, right?! Burgers and hot dogs are awesome, but vegetables have the potential to steal the show if they’re done right. The truth is – it’s easy to cook meat once …

Yoga Your Way To Glowing Skin

We all know that yoga benefits our physical, mental and spiritual well-being, but there are also plenty of ways in which it helps improve the appearance of our skin. From tips on how incorporating yoga into your regular self-care routine can affect skin health to actual face yoga moves, we explore some simple, yet effective …

All’s Well With Laura Rubin

Sometimes you come across people that seem to have more hours in the day than everyone else. You know the ones. They have a successful career, the great side business and are active philanthropically, yet manage to always look pulled together and like they’re having a blast, all the while managing to find balance and …

Our Health & Wellness “Must Read” Roundup: July

We scour the web for the best mind, body and spirit stories – so you don’t have to. Check back for more of our favorites. Wow, you’re glowing. You must have read last month’s roundup. This go around, we’re covering a range of lifestyle topics to get you into Self-Care mode. Scroll down for reads on digestion, …

6 Fail Proof Travel Strategies For Staying Healthy On the Road

With Summer in full swing, a lot of us are planning for and enjoying some much needed travel time. As relaxing as vacationing can be, it can also be grueling. Between jet lag, general lack of sleep, trying new (and sometimes mysterious) foods, forgetting to stay hydrated and being in constant close proximity with strangers, it’s no surprise …

Red, White & Green: Watermelon Salad

Nothing says summer quite like watermelon. With 4th of July weekend quickly approaching, we wanted to elevate this seasonal favorite to an adult friendly salad that’s a perfect addition to any party and a great alternative to the slew of unhealthy outdoor eats we’ve come to expect of the holiday. This “recipe” is so easy …

Our Health & Wellness “Must Read” Roundup: June

We scour the web for the best mind, body and spirit stories – so you don’t have to. Check back  for more of our favorites. Hello, beautiful. We’re back with our monthly, “Must Read” roundup. This time around we’re covering everything from hydration to sun protection to self affirmation. Craving more wellness content? Get the goods …

Sound Advice For The Summer Solstice

Though we’ve been feeling the #summervibes for quite some time, we’re finally closing in on the summer solstice (June 20th), which means it’s officially the start of sunscreen season (luckily, we have the perfect solution for that). The solstice is a biannual celestial event that marks the moment when the sun reaches its peak height …

What Comes First Self-love or Self-care?

Leading up to our taking part in Nitika Chopra‘s upcoming Summer Self-Love Celebration event, we invited the Talk Show Host, Beauty & Lifestyle Expert, Self Love Guru, and self proclaimed Spicy Indian Woman slash Soul Sister to write a guest blog post for Sonäge readers. Below she opens up about her own journey towards self-love (hint: it started with self-care) …

Mindful Meditation With Biet Simkin

As most of you already know, we’re dedicated to promoting self-care and urging women to make time for themselves, whether through a beauty ritual, a workout, a spiritual exercise, or ideally, all three and whatever else works for you. With this week’s post, we focus on meditation and pick the brain of Biet Simkin. She lets …

Our Health & Wellness “Must Read” Roundup

We scour the web for the best mind, body and spirit stories – so you don’t have to. Check back for more of our favorites. Hello, beautiful. For our first ever, “Must Read” roundup, we’re sharing the link love with the likes of Mind Body Green, Sakara Life, Daily Worth and The Chalkboard Mag. These …

Robyn Moreno: Self-Care for a Creative Edge

Continuing our conversations with successful female entrepreneurs, we’re excited to bring you this interview with Robyn Moreno: Latina Lifestyle Expert, Emmy-nominated TV Host, Author, and Mother. Robyn fills us in on the Self-Care Rituals that help her keep her creative edge, and stay on track with her family and business. Robyn helps women to be …

Cinco De Mayo: Spice Up Your Self-Care

In honor of Cinco De Mayo the Sonäge team is bringing you our favorite spicy guacamole recipe. Who doesn’t love guacamole?  Well, we realize that there are a few of you out there, but even you may be convinced to give it a try (again), once you learn about the myriad benefits of its ingredients …

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson on the Confidence Building Power of Beauty

This is the second post in a multi-part series that we’re calling “The Beauty of Balance,” meant to entertain, educate, and inform busy women (and aren’t we all?) in association with Sonäge’s upcoming “The Beauty of Balance” event in Manhattan. Next Wednesday, March 9th, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder and CEO of app-based beauty provider GLAMSQUAD, …

The Awesome Power of Bone Broth

This is the first post in a multi-part series that we’re calling “The Beauty of Balance,” meant to entertain, educate and inform busy women (and aren’t we all?) in association with Sonäge’s upcoming “The Beauty of Balance” event in Manhattan. Sonäge is thrilled to have Parsley Health Founder Dr. Robin Berzin in conversation with other …

Four Ways to Kickstart Conscious Creativity

By AllSwell Creative Sometimes your muse can be evasive, fickle. For hours, or even days, she stops answering your calls and starts ignoring your texts. These are the moments when she needs to be cajoled, flirted with a bit before she shows up again. Whether you’re on deadline and unable to overcome the curse of …

Your Favorite Scrub Has Been Outlawed. Now What?

Microbeads, found in a host of the products we use every day, including cleansers and scrubs, have been banned in the United States. And yes, we are grateful; logic would suggest that anything that is bad for the environment can’t be good for our skin. For years, research studies have exposed the harmful effects of …

Create your ideal at-home retreat

By Mary and Lucy Firestone We are sisters who believe that self-discovery is something to be celebrated – AND can be chic and stylish! We created our website and blog as a destination to share our latest and most important inspirations, revelations and secrets – the ones that have helped us achieve feeling our best …

The Ritual Reboot Series: An Afternoon of Self-Care Savvy With Sonäge

On Thursday, January 21st, top wellness experts gathered at LOVE Yoga studio in Venice, CA for a special afternoon devoted to a discussion regarding the importance of self-care to our wellbeing. If you don’t live in Southern California, or were simply not able to join us, we have you covered. We’ve rounded up the highlights …

The Ritual Reboot Series: The Power of Daily Self-Care Practices

Kyle Miller and Sian Gordon founded Love. A Yoga Space with studios in Montauk, NY and Venice, CA. As yoga instructors, self-care rituals play a crucial role in their wellbeing and health. That’s why Kyle and Sian have partnered with Sonäge to host Ritual Reboot on Thursday, January 21st at LOVE Yoga in Venice, CA …

The Ritual Reboot Series: Nourishment, Challenge and Recharge + Reflect

By Ryann Hanes-Sloan A ritual is something that is sustainable enough to incorporate into your life on a daily basis. Once you start to listen to your body and your inner dialogue, you will notice areas where you need to add elements of balance in your life. Rituals are the path to this balance. My …

The Ritual Reboot Series: Why Journaling Is the Key to a Healthy, More Authentic Life.

By Lavinia Errico With the New Year underway, I want to share with you a tool that has made a tremendous difference in my life and in my relationships. It’s a cliché, but it’s also true, that real change begins with self-knowledge and self-awareness. The challenge for most of us is that we often don’t …

5 Conscious Resolutions You Can Stick With For The New Year

By Fern Olivia Langham Often, the New Year brings with it an immense amount of pressure to shape up, perform, and “finally do things right.” This can lead us to be overly hard on ourselves when it comes to our resolutions. Let’s change that. This year, let’s do the best we can! The truth is …

How To Master Time Management During The Holiday Season

Carving out time in your busy schedule for a solid workout can be tough most days, but during the holidays – what with shopping, cooking, attending parties, hosting guests – it can be almost impossible. Being pretty fitness obsessed ourselves, the Sonäge team turned to Fit Crush NYC founder and fitness guru Joe Ardito to …

Get Your Glow On: The Thanksgiving Edition

This is the fourth in a series of monthly posts by Certified Health Coach and Plant-Based Chef Julie Magnussen. We’re calling it “Glow From Within,” because we know that what you put in your body is just as important as what you put on your skin. If you missed the first three posts, you can …

Glam Up Your Holiday Party Season

Thanksgiving is around the corner (two weeks and counting), kicking off the unofficial start of the holiday party season. You want to look and feel your best as you make the Yuletide rounds, whether it be the office party, your best friend’s annual cocktails-for-a-cause do, the family lighting of the Hanukkah menorah celebration, your neighborhood block …

How To Maintain Your Healthy Glow During The Holiday Season

Certified nutritionist and fitness model Lauren Berlingeri shares her tips on how to keep your mind, body and skin glowing throughout the holidays. When did exercising, and self care in general, become a passion of yours? When I realized that all I really want is to feel good and look good, for me. I’ve modeled …

Layering – It’s A Fall Thing. Taking It Off.

Sonäge is thrilled to have seasoned market editor and tastemaker Randi Packard as our “experience curator” — seeking out some of the best things to do, taste, wear, read, enjoy. To sample some of Randi’s other picks, visit her Pinterest page. By Randi Packard With the arrival of fall, layering becomes second nature. The idea …

Layering – It’s A Fall Thing. Putting It On.

Sonäge is thrilled to have seasoned market editor and tastemaker Randi Packard as our “experience curator” — seeking out some of the best things to do, taste, wear, read, enjoy. To sample some of Randi’s other picks, visit her Pinterest page. By Randi Packard With the arrival of cooler fall temperatures, layering becomes second nature. …

Facial Oils 101.

Although for many of us it does not seem that fall has fully arrived, despite what the calendar says, the seasons are most definitely changing. The air is already starting to get drier and that’s before our heaters have begun to kick in. You may not feel it quite yet, but these changes are about …

Glow from Within: Water and Hydration (Drink up!)

This is the third in a series of monthly posts by Certified Health Coach and Plant-Based Chef Julie Magnussen. We’re calling it “Glow From Within,” because we know that what you put in your body is just as important as what you put on your skin. If you missed the first two posts, you can …

Change This One Thing and Be Productive All The Time

By Megan Bruneau I used to be a list-maker. Not like a grocery list or a packing list list-maker. A plan-every-second-of-your-day kind of list-maker. I remember a boyfriend during that time (poor thing) once looking over my shoulder, horrified. “Do you really need to schedule “trim nails” into your day?” (This intermingled between the gym …

It’s Time to Get Your Financial House in Order

Taking care of your finances is yet another form of self-care. It may not be fun, and it may seem more than a little intimidating, but when you get empowered in this area, you’ll surround yourself with care and structure, and add balance to your life. Because if your finances are out of control, your …

Four Fall Fashion Trends and How To Wear Them

By Randi Packard Have you been lying on the beach or beside the pool, combing through a stack of magazines, and wondering just how you’re going to rock those fall trends you keep seeing on their pages? It can seem daunting to try to pull off fashion’s latest “must have” and make it look good …

The Art of Listening

By Robyn Moreno Not long ago, my best friend called me at 1 a.m. I was still awake, but already in bed and just about to turn out the light. I contemplated not answering, as I’d had a super long day and I knew a call would re-energize me (not at all desirable at this …

3 Effective Ways to Build A Career When You Have “Zero Time”

By Dana Leavy-Detrick Whether you’re happy at your job or on the hunt for a new gig, you need be ready to make a move – at any time, all of the time. It’s one of the ways you can truly take care of yourself. Here’s why and how. Entrepreneurs and business owners often talk …