The Real Truth about Clean Beauty - Myth Busters Pt 2

The Real Truth about Clean Beauty - Myth Busters Pt 2

October 03, 2019

How do clean, natural beauty products work without added chemicals?
Flipping the Script (On Big Beauty) Myth Busters Pt 1

Flipping the Script (On Big Beauty) Myth Busters Pt 1

September 06, 2019 1 Comment

I’ll show you how you can open your mind to clean products and break through some of the barriers....
Regrowing Northern California

Regrowing Northern California

August 16, 2019

If you’ve been hanging around these parts for awhile you know my passion for the Pacific Northwest...

Field Trip to LaVineyard Farm

Field Trip to LaVineyard Farm

June 24, 2019

This June, I took a road trip to a special place to revel in the aroma and beauty of...
Expert Advice: Dry Skin Solution

Expert Advice: Dry Skin Solution

May 05, 2019

Big Beauty has conditioned us to believe many things about what our personal care routine should look and feel like. But, you don’t have to...
How to Age Gracefully - Lessons from Grandma

How to Age Gracefully - Lessons from Grandma

April 15, 2019

Unlike many, my grandma Sally was one whose skin looked younger as she got older. Seriously, she had the dewiest, most flawless skin ever...

The Psychological Benefit of Washing with Soap

The Psychological Benefit of Washing with Soap

April 07, 2019 1 Comment

No one ever wants their mouth washed out with soap. I don't even have to try it to know that it's not an experience that I would want to replicate. But what about...
Oily skin, clogged pores? This is your new hero!

Oily skin, clogged pores? This is your new hero!

March 29, 2019

Do you suffer from excessively oily skin with congested pores? Then you need this in your life!...

The Art of Grounding (Earthing)

The Art of Grounding (Earthing)

March 22, 2019

When was the last time you walked barefoot in the grass, on the beach, in the woods? Or when was the last time you cultivated the ground with your bare hands?

Fresh and Local

Fresh and Local

March 01, 2019

Where do you buy the best food for you and your family? The best tasting and most nutritious food comes fresh...
FAQ: Are your products regulated?

FAQ: Are your products regulated?

February 24, 2019

True soap, as defined by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is regulated by the Consumer Product...
Ingredient Spotlight: Rosehip infusion

Ingredient Spotlight: Rosehip infusion

February 01, 2019 1 Comment

Rosehips. These little red rubies are harvested from the Rosa Californica (California Rose) bush in the...

Infused-Water for Your Good Health

Infused-Water for Your Good Health

January 06, 2019

I don’t know about you, but the cold weather is leaving me feeling a little dehydrated. It doesn’t help to have...
A time and season for introspection

A time and season for introspection

December 03, 2018

If you’re like me, you yearn for bright, sunny mornings, long days, and warm temperatures. Especially if you live in northern latitudes...
Always a Mountain Girl

Always a Mountain Girl

November 01, 2018

I’m a mountain girl at heart, always have been. Don’t get me wrong, I totally dig the beach and can spend a day playing in the waves. But when...

Forest Therapy - Nature's Medicine

Forest Therapy - Nature's Medicine

October 02, 2018

How does being in nature make you feel? When you walk in the forest, what impact does the smell of the trees, the clean air, the feel of the spongy earth...
Dry Skin? Try these 5 hydration hacks.

Dry Skin? Try these 5 hydration hacks.

September 06, 2018

We’ve all heard everyday remedies to relieve dry, parched skin: drink more water, avoid detergents, use natural products...

FAQ: What base do you use for your soap?

FAQ: What base do you use for your soap?

August 26, 2018

One of the most frequent questions I am asked is "What base do you use for your soap?" First, what is a soap base...

Coming Soon...to Tender Loving Empire!

Coming Soon...to Tender Loving Empire!

July 29, 2018

We are beyond thrilled to announce that we are coming to Tender Loving Empire this summer! It's so exciting to partner with this dream boutique...
PNW Native Plant: Evening Primrose

PNW Native Plant: Evening Primrose

July 02, 2018

The diverse landscapes of Washington, Oregon and California provide an excellent array...