Posts by Nicolle Mackinnon

Saalt Co. and Beauty Heroes Partner in Kenya to Advocate for Menstruation Education

Saalt, the feminine hygiene startup breaking down stigmas associated with menstruation and supporting sustainable period care worldwide, recently took their work to Kenya in collaboration with retail partner Beauty Heroes.  In September 2019, Saalt’s Impact Director Danielle Burden, and Beauty Heroes’ CEO and Founder Jeannie Jarnot, traveled to the remote village of Kiminini, Kenya to…

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I Tried Cora’s Tampon Delivery Service—Was It Worth It?

Period care is a hot topic in today’s wellness world. We’ve tried menstrual cups, period underwear and more to curb our flow. Heck, we’ve even dived head first into using herbs to treat our PMS. Translation? We’re no strangers to the trendy (and more sustainable) menstrual care options. So, we thought it was time to…

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8 Must-Have Products from WELL Summit

Part of the reason why we can’t wait for WELL Summit each fall is because of the amazing wellness products we get to test in person at the Expo. We partner with so many incredible brands that are making waves in their industries and in the world. We feel lucky to showcase and introduce them…

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I Tried CBD for Anxiety and Pain Relief—Did It Work?

If you’ve been around the wellness world in the last few years, you know that CBD oil and its derivatives are more ubiquitous than matcha lattes and avocado toast. Tinctures, pills, balms and patches are touted as your solution to practically everything, from chronic pain and muscle soreness to anxiety, depression and sleeplessness. But, does…

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5 Athleisure Brands You Should Know About Now

The world of athleisure continues to expand nearly as fast as the CBD industry (so, really, really fast). Though we each have our tried and true favorite brands—you know, the ones that you know your perfect size and you can count on the leggings to be squat proof—we’re also always keeping our eyes out for…

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