Tag: Natural Ingredients

  • Spotlight: Coconut Oil

    Spotlight: Coconut Oil

    Read on for all of Christine’s reflections on one of our staple ingredients: coconut oil! I can’t believe how far we have come with coconut oil! In 2013 it was all the rage; in fact, it was really common to just see big old jars of it in people’s bathrooms. A lot of our products…

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  • Spotlight: Ginger Powder

    Spotlight: Ginger Powder

    Ginger has long been used to help fight nausea, aid digestion, and even fight the common cold and flu – but did you know that it is also good for your skin? This common flowering plant originated in southeast Asia and has amazing anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. More specifically, ginger contains a natural oil called…

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  • Spotlight: Hemp Seed Oil

    Spotlight: Hemp Seed Oil

    Hemp seed oil may be new to some of you; keep reading to see why we started using it in several of our products, and why you will want to add this ingredient to your skincare routine! First of all, the hemp plant is not to be confused with the cannabis plant; they are two…

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  • Spotlight: Jojoba Oil

    Spotlight: Jojoba Oil

    Buckle up for a long post: jojoba oil has so many beneficial properties, it might become your new favorite ingredient in our products! Even though it is called an oil, jojoba is actually a liquid wax – but don’t let the word “wax” scare you. It is packed full of vitamins like B vitamins, vitamin…

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  • Spotlight: Spearmint Essential Oil

    Spotlight: Spearmint Essential Oil

    We include this amazing essential oil in our charcoal products for very good reasons! Spearmint essential oil is invigorating, uplifting, and calming; it is frequently used for skin issues as well as helping headaches, digestion, and respiratory function. Spearmint is milder and gentler than peppermint, which explains its popularity with elderly consumers as well as…

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  • Ingredient Spotlight: Shea Butter

    Ingredient Spotlight: Shea Butter

    Shea butter is in a lot of our products, including most of our From Scratch soaps, our Beard Balm, the Morning Mix lippy, and all of our lotion bars,deodorants, and body butters. In fact, we currently go through 110 pounds PER MONTH (and during butter season, it will be THREE TIMES that amount!).According to Wikipedia, “Shea butter is a…

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