How Essential Oils Are Extracted
April 19, 2016

How Essential Oils Are Extracted

Essential oils are natural aromatic extracts from plant material including grasses, leaves, flowers, needles, twigs, peels of fruit, seeds, bark, and roots. The aromatic essential oil compounds are stored in tiny pockets in plant material and must be released. The type of plant material being used determines which method of extraction will produce the best results.
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Why Use A Natural Deodorant
November 22, 2015

Why Use A Natural Deodorant

Why use a natural deodorant? The simple answer--why not! Making sense of the myriad of ingredients in skin care products is challenging and confusing. There are many ingredients that are "considered safe in the small doses used in skin care products." But when I think of the various products I use on my skin each and every day, I can’t help but wonder how much is "a safe small dose" after 65 years.
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Why Natural Skin Care Products Melt In Hot Weather
July 15, 2015

Why Natural Skin Care Products Melt In Hot Weather

One of my biggest challenges as a formulator of natural skin care products is controlling the effect of outside temperature. Our goal is to create the best natural, wholesome, nourishing skincare possible, so we formulate our products without synthetic stabilizers or waxes. We have the same problem as companies who make and ship fine chocolates during summer months!
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Why Did We Become a Certified Organic Company
June 5, 2015

Why Did We Become a Certified Organic Company

The word "organic" should stand for something more than just a marketing hype to entice consumers looking for more natural products for their family. Buying products that have been certified by a USDA accredited certifying agent is the only way you can be sure a company's organic product truly complies with organic standards.
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