Posts by Amy Flyntz

Inside the WELL Summit: Meet Lindsay Patton-Carson, VP, Customer Engagement at PiperWai Natural Deodorant

Lindsay Patton-Carson is the vice president of customer engagement at PiperWai Natural Deodorant, as well as a freelance writer and communications consultant. Her job includes managing customer communication, content, all social media platforms, the brand ambassadors and interns. She also works with Animal Avengers and Miles for Migraine in her free time. A new Philadelphian,…

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Plastic-Free Periods: Why You Should Consider Changing Your Conventional Period Care ASAP

Maybe you’ve invested in a reusable stainless steel water bottle. Maybe you’ve sworn off plastic straws forever. However you’re addressing the global plastics problem, there may be one frontier you’ve yet to traverse: the plastic-free period. It can seem daunting to change up what works—especially when it comes to something as delicate (read: essential!) as…

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Goop Agrees to Pay $145K Over Its Vaginal Jade Eggs

What happens when a company sells a wellness product with the promise of regulating menstrual cycles, regulating hormones and preventing uterine prolapse—without scientific evidence? The company comes under fire—and pays a price. Goop, the lifestyle, media and retail powerhouse that boasts Gwyneth Paltrow as founder and CEO, has made its mark in the wellness industry…

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