Cardamom is an uplifting and warm spice oil that is said to be an aphrodisiac. As a spice, cardamom has been used medicinally in Asia for over 3,000 years. Continue reading
Our soaper extraordinaire, Christine, has been working on a shampoo bar for some time now, since you all love creating less waste and when it comes to washing hair, shampoo bars are the answer to cutting out packaging! Shampoo bars also tend to be moisturizing and nourishing and can be made with simple, natural ingredients.
Well, the final product is ready and we couldn’t be happier! Continue reading
When it comes to “woodsy” not much fits the bill more perfectly than the scent of pine. This scent has come to be associated with freshness and cleanliness, and rightfully so — pine boasts germ-fighting and disinfectant properties; was revered by Hippocrates for its healing effect on the respiratory system; and was used by Indigenous peoples of North America in bedding to deter bedbugs and lice. Continue reading
Ah, cucumbers, the traditional staple of the “home spa day.” It’s no accident that when we think of pampering, we often picture someone lounging in a fluffy white robe with cucumber slices on their eyes. Cucumbers are astringent but also hydrating and anti-inflammatory. Continue reading