Ruan Living

Ruan Living is a brand that exemplifies a nontoxic lifestyle that is simple, practical, and full of life’s natural beauty and abundance.

Sophia Ruan Gushée


Sophia Ruan Gushée is a sought-after nontoxic lifestyle expert or “healthy home guru." Author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed book A to Z of D-Toxing:  The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Our Toxic Exposures, Sophia is also founder of Ruan Living, a multimedia company. Ruan Living produces podcasts and workshops to empower people with overlooked information and practical tweaks that can help people optimize their health and joy.

Sophia’s work has appeared across a variety of outlets—including the Dr. Oz Show, Mind Body Green, Well + Good, and Modern Luxury. She is an in-demand speaker, podcaster, mentor, and social entrepreneur. 

Sophia is a graduate of Brown University, and Columbia Business School. She is also a certified yoga teacher. 

Sophia also serves as a member of the Well + Good Council and the Advisory Council for the Brown University School of Public Health.

Sophia and her husband live in NYC with their three children and dog, Lola.