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An Air Purifier That is Earth-Conscious

Posted by Ashley on December 23rd, 2008

Alen Paralda Air PurifierLet’s see. Reusable shopping bags? Check. Compact fluorescent light bulbs? Got ‘em. Compost bin? Yup. Low-flow showerhead? Check. Hybrid car? I’m working on it. An environmentally friendly air purifier? Wait, is that even available? It is now.

The Alen Paralda HEPA Air Purifier is the first and only certified green air cleaner available in the U.S. Taking its name from the ancient elemental king of air, the Paralda helps you stay healthy by filtering out almost 100% of harmful allergens and particles using a HEPA filter. At the same time, the Energy Star-qualified unit helps you reduce your carbon footprint and save money on monthly power bills by using less energy than a standard 60-watt light bulb. Continue reading

Give Your Guests An Allergy-Free Holiday

Posted by Ashley on December 16th, 2008

This week, many of you are prepping your homes to host family and friends for the December holidays. Yet between vacuuming deliriously, setting out fresh linens, and baking scrumptious cookies, you might find yourself pondering some very important questions: “Isn’t Aunt Meta allergic to the cat?” “Wait, which one of my cousins has a peanut allergy?” Continue reading

Your Nose Is Hot For Neti Pot

Posted by Ashley on December 8th, 2008

Okay, I won’t lie. The first time I heard about a neti pot – let alone watched a video of one being used – I had to take a moment to reflect on the hilarity of it all (and maybe the “ick” factor too).

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Sylvane Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by Ashley on December 1st, 2008

It’s ba-ack! Gift-giving season has officially returned. This year, before you go running for the hills because you don’t have a clue what to get that loved one who “has everything,” check out Sylvane’s Holiday Gift Guide. Our 2008 gift-giving guide includes 18 products that would each be the perfect gift for the person in your life who doesn’t “want or need anything.” Representing a variety of product categories and price points to suit need – and budget – our gift ideas carry the functionality, usefulness, and comfort-boosting power necessary to creating a healthy living space anytime and anywhere.

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