Eat Your Herbs and Other Great Advice

Kevin Gilbert
Lavender allergies? We have a Sandman's Gift option for you, too!

Lavender allergies? We have a Sandman's Gift option for you, too!

We meet a lot of people as vendors at the different farmers markets we work. This year we have been at the Everett, Snohomish, Stanwood, and Mount Vernon markets - and are scheduled to be at the Anacortes market in just a couple of weeks.  With all of the interactions we have with customers and potential customers, there is a large enough voice for those with an aversion or allergy to lavender that we are bringing Sandman's Gift in a lavender free version to market! We are starting with these in the roll on version only for now, but the...

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Kevin Gilbert
CLEAR - Our new acne fighting face oil blend - With TAMANU and HELICHRYSUM!!

CLEAR - Our new acne fighting face oil blend - With TAMANU and HELICHRYSUM!!

We have been a little heads down in the lab formulating our new face oil blend that was just released, and just like our other face oils, we infuse the base Apricot oil with the herbs Calendula, Comfrey, and Gotu Kola.  This blend is our first to include Tamanu oil though! We chose Tamanu for this blend due to its incredible antimicrobial, antibiotic, healing, scar reducing, and restorative properties. If you have never worked with or used Tamanu oil it is quite thick and has a higher melting point than other oils we have used, which can make it appear to...

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Kevin Gilbert
Herbs IN the face oil?

Herbs IN the face oil?

It is no secret that we do an infusion or 'digestion' of the herbs Comfrey, Calendula, and Gotu kola in to each of our face oil bases as the initial step when in production. But we wanted to share a little more about the process and why these herbs are used.   The herbs and oil are heated on a low heat which pulls the benefits of the herbs into the oil, like how a tea is brewed, but the process is done with more herbs than a tea would have and prepared at a much lower heat for a longer...

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Kevin Gilbert
Our Be Mine Valentine formula and sale details!

Our Be Mine Valentine formula and sale details!

...extracted from a tree, we use the blossoms for their essential oils. Ylang Ylang has a very distinct floral and sweet scent to it. It easily becomes the lead or first and strongest scent in a formula. Used as an aphrodisiac and

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