Shangri-La Green 🌿 Top Shelf Recipe + New Products

Delightfully sweet and satisfying, SuperFood Magic Squares are easy to make — just mush and freeze — but they’re also available in the Shangri-La Green shop. They feature two great promotional products: Vegan Un-Honey & Green Vibrance powder, as well as other top shelf ingredients for nutrient density. New in Cosmetics are updated containers andContinue reading “Shangri-La Green 🌿 Top Shelf Recipe + New Products”

New Cosmetics & Skincare From Shangri-La Green 🌿

Some great new additions to the Shangri-La Green shop with some exciting ingredients, most notably Bristlecone Pine seeds, from a revered tree that lives thousands of years.

Shangri-La Green Featured Ancient To Modern Skincare Ritual

This Shangri-La Green featured ancient-to-modern featured skincare involves nourishing therapeutic oils and massage / scrape with a smooth gua sha stone to stimulate circulation and healing in the skin, as well as have a smoothing and pain / tension relieving effect on the skin and muscles. The origin of Gua Sha is ancient Chinese medicine.Continue reading “Shangri-La Green Featured Ancient To Modern Skincare Ritual”

Shangri-La Green Small Batch Cosmetics + Skincare: Introducing Completely Nourishing Lip Color

Shangri-La Green Debuts In-House Products 🌿

Shangri-La Green kicks off the in-house eco-conscious lifestyle products with the Copper Jellyfish Scrubby. It looks like a jellyfish, right? And copper mesh works better on pans and dishes than anything else I’ve ever used; it’s a healthy plastic free cleaning accessory, and it dries quickly. It also happens to be shiny and aesthetically pleasing.Continue reading “Shangri-La Green Debuts In-House Products 🌿”

Shangri-La Green Makes Tea: Featured Products + Process

This week’s Shangri-La Green featured products also include a featured process to reduce waste — quite simply, using leftover [formerly fresh] dried herbs as a tea blend. It’s easy to let the herbs just sit to dry out, and then crumble up the bundle to place in the top filter of the Japanese cast ironContinue reading “Shangri-La Green Makes Tea: Featured Products + Process”

Shangri-La Green Featured Product For New Year’s Waste Reduction: Reusable Metal Coffee Filters

This Shangri-La Green featured product represents a small change that makes a big difference for an eco-conscious New Year’s Resolution. Switching to the aluminum reusable coffee filter has been rewarding, knowing that is a significant household reduction in waste. The one pictured above is a large basket filter; there is also a k-cup version.

Shangri-La Green + Featured Product: Bamboo

The new Shangri-La Green page features non-toxic, organic, eco-conscious products as well as those related to longevity and wellness, and overall higher materials and manufacturing standards. Green products have been featured sporadically on the site and now will be more regularly. The product features will be those tried & tested to be beneficial. The firstContinue reading “Shangri-La Green + Featured Product: Bamboo”

Chemistry, Environment + Public Health: Portable Waste To Energy — A Trashcan That Powers Your Home

Waste management is such an important issue right now and for the future of earth that the value of innovation in this area is greater than currency. In other words, sustainable innovations going on right now and their acceleration are tremendously valuable. If anyone tries to hoard technology or charge top dollar, that could haveContinue reading “Chemistry, Environment + Public Health: Portable Waste To Energy — A Trashcan That Powers Your Home”

Biochemistry + Health: Hair Is Made Of Valuable Elements Including Stem Cells

Check out this structural diagram. Looks like something alive and important to me. Looks like a muscle fiber diagram! Perhaps because hair contains nucleic acid and mitochondrial DNA. And DNA is some of the most advanced technology around. Hair is no more dead than the soil. It’s composed of fibrous keratin, carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogenContinue reading “Biochemistry + Health: Hair Is Made Of Valuable Elements Including Stem Cells”

Shop Featured Artwork: Japanese Maple

This latest piece, Japanese Maple, is based on a photo I took in the Wollaston Beach area. It’s part of the Nature Noir collection. And this version is available on the Shop page as a 12×18” framed print, a large 2 panel canvas — 18×24” each — print and as a digital download. The 2Continue reading “Shop Featured Artwork: Japanese Maple”

Home + Health: Completely Natural Moisturizer & Exfoliant

Flax Oil Trehalose Collagen powder That’s it — very easy to mix at home. Feels great too. The trehalose sugar here acts as the exfoliant. And this can be used on the entire body, then rinsed off. And keep in mind, similar substances can be combined for this effect as well. I’m finding this combinationContinue reading “Home + Health: Completely Natural Moisturizer & Exfoliant”

Health + Home: Completely Nourishing Toothpaste

As it turns out, making toothpaste that is completely nourishing for your teeth and mouth is not hard. The bentonite clay mixed with water provides an excellent paste texture and is rich in minerals. Keep this as the base. Further texturizing and exfoliating, if you will, is the baking soda or sodium bicarbonate, a wellContinue reading “Health + Home: Completely Nourishing Toothpaste”

The Longevity List — What’s Working For Me

1. Experiencing Timelessness. Be on a timeless scale. Live as if life is all. Clocks, schedules and dates are merely tools. Have an open-ended mindset. 2. Meditation, Affirmation & Prayer. Believe and re-program, say what you want, atone, give thanks, purify, connect to outer and inner cosmos. 3. Stellar Self-Care & Self-Talk. Enjoy the maintenanceContinue reading “The Longevity List — What’s Working For Me”

New Art From Studio Shangri-La

Fine art Conceptual photography currently available through: TurningArt, Saatchi Art, Artsy, FineArt America, Perigold, West Elm, Wayfair, Society6, and 1stDibs. Custom orders also available. The Theatre • Light Capsule • Sacred Geometry • Inside The Shell • City Lights