The most recognizable flower of late summer is the sunflower. Native to America, this flower has been used for medicine, food, and dyes for years, in addition to producing oil through the pressing of sunflower seeds. Sunflower oil is an exceptional moisturizer, helping skin lock in moisture and soothing dry or irritated skin without clogging pores or triggering allergic reactions. (Note: people with nut or seed allergies may want to exercise caution.) Our brand new Sunflower From Scratch Soap contains two very important powders: annatto seed powder and lemon powder. Annatto seed was a big hit in our Tiger Soap, and its beautiful orange coloring makes it the perfect choice. Sunflowers do not have a true scent, although some are reminiscent of honey. This is scented with an earthy mix of honey, spice, and tonka beans, the perfect prelude to our fall products also releasing this month.
We are so happy about our Hemp & Tea Tree with CBD From Scratch Soap! We have been slowly recreating our Square Bars as From Scratch cold press soaps. Christine was inspired by a delivery of CBD tinctures from Joy Organics as she was formulating a new Hemp & Tea Tree Soap, and her idea became the first expansion of our CBD soap lineup. This soap’s super power comes from the added CBD and also from hemp powder, an excellent exfoliator for sensitive skin thanks to its gentle nature.
Nag champa has been one of our most popular requests over the last three years; we think that’s because it picks up so many different fragrance notes. Some people notice powdery florals, while others pick up the fragrance of sandalwood or vanilla. This new scent will be available as a From Scratch Soap, Candle, and Wax Melt. Nag champa has historically been a popular incense scent, and it’s not unusual to smell it wafting through a yoga studio; this scent has often been thought to help your body relax and stay healthy. We hope you enjoy it!
We don’t want to get too far ahead of ourselves, but some favorite fall products are now available! Our first fall return is the Autumn Air From Scratch Soap. Apple fans will be happy about the Baked Apple Pie Square Bar and Candied Apple Lip Balm. Pumpkin lovers will be pleased that our Pumpkin Spice Latte From Scratch Soap and Pumpkin Pie Lip Balm are back, along with the brand new Pumpkin Roll Candle and Wax Melt.
There’s truly something for everyone this month at HD! Let us know what products you’re most excited to try!