Protecting our river for Earth Month

For years, Jacksonville has been known as “The River City.” Our treasured St. John’s River has a lot of historical significance for Jacksonville.The Timucuan tribe lived along the banks of the St. Johns River for centuries. The French Huguenots settled Fort Caroline in 1564. And years later, British Colonials called the area Cowford, as it… Read more »


Aromatherapy in Aveda’s Composition Oils

By Christiana Metrakos Webster’s Dictionary defines aromatherapy as “the use of aroma to enhance a feeling of well-being.” The term aromatherapy was coined in 1928 by Rene-Maurice Gattefosse, a French scientist whose interest in the healing properties of essential oils was sparked by his remarkable experience with lavender oil. In 1910, Gattefosse badly burned his… Read more »