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INGREDIENT SOURCING IN THE AMAZON RAINFOREST

THE MOMENT I BECAME AN ENVIRONMENTALIST When I was in elementary school we had an assembly about the Amazon rainforest. We learned it was being destroyed for timber, but that it was essential to our survival and the survival of the native species. I remember we were asked to sell something to raise money to buy acreage … Continued

SLOW FARMED BEAUTY STORY: PETAL PECAN MASK

When we launch something new, so much attention, love and effort goes into that new thing. We have a new product launching and I’d like to tell you the story of the product and how it defines slow farmed beauty. I flew to Austin, Texas to meet with farmers back in February. I was on … Continued

INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT + FOLKLORE: PLUMERIA

“Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again.” ― Joseph Campbell Skin Benefits Sweetly scented, vibrant petals that speak to the soul. Plumeria is an incredibly energetic bloom.  The skin benefits from this flower truly work on an emotional level. Connecting us to the divine, light, abundant love and wisdom … Continued

INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT + FOLKLORE: YARROW

Skin Benefits Regenerative. Soothing. Healing. Yarrow’s most ancient use is in healing the skin. Yarrow has antimicrobial and pain relieving traits and is wonderful for soothing skin that is prone to irritations. It is also deeply nourishing and restorative. It aids in healing broken capillaries and is ideal for sensitive skin as well as problematic … Continued

INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT + FOLKLORE: MARSHMALLOW

Skin Benefits This ethereal herb has an array of healing benefits for hair, skin and the digestive system. Marshmallow root (Althea officinalis) is a demulcent meaning it soothes irritated, inflamed, or injured skin, it is emollient which lends to the softening and smoothing of the skin, and it is vulnerary which aids in the healing … Continued