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Lavender

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Lavender

This robust, sweet-smelling herb has been associated with cleansing and calming for thousands of years, with evidence of its use showing up in ancient texts around the world, including the Bible. Today, lavender is one of the most commonly used scents in the world.

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S-L-O-W-V-E-M-B-E-R

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S-L-O-W-V-E-M-B-E-R

Our Guide to Slow Living for S-L-O-W-V-E-M-B-E-R is here. So put on your snuggie, grab your cat, and pull up a chair. We'll help you keep your calm during consumerism's most intense time of year. 

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Scent Your Own Deodorant Cream

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Scent Your Own Deodorant Cream

Customize your deodorant with our flight of Organic Essential Oils. Follow the step-by-step guide to discover our favorite essential oil combinations to pair with our new (and wildly requested) Unscented Deodorant cream.

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Bea Johnson’s Five Rs: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot

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Bea Johnson’s Five Rs: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot

Bea Johnson’s 2013 book Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste gives us a new rubric for thinking about waste and the famous “three Rs.” In addition to Reusing, Reducing, and Recycling, we also need to find ways to Refuse and encourage Rot. Here’s why.

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What It Takes | Paper Tubes

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What It Takes | Paper Tubes

It takes a lot to do things the way we want to do them—without harming the environment, without adding more plastic to the waste stream, and by paying people fairly for their work. Here, we take a look at what it took to find a plastic-free deodorant casing that biodegrades in one year. (Spoiler: It's harder than it sounds.)

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DIY Sheet Masks

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DIY Sheet Masks

Sheet masks can be really beneficial for your skin, and equally important, they make you feel super RELAXED. But when you consider the environmental impact of all that plastic, you have to wonder… is it worth it? Here's how to make your own. Spoiler: It's even better than the plastic kind. 

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Face Oil, Explained

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Face Oil, Explained

Why would you add oil to your face if you already have oily or combo skin? Our co-founder Tara explains Face Oil to us, and some of the answers might surprise you. 

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The World of Green Beauty Is Confusing. Or Is It?

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The World of Green Beauty Is Confusing. Or Is It?

Conventional beauty contains ingredients that are engineered to do a specific job or "trick" your skin. Green beauty, on the other hand, works by bringing together ingredients that enhance your skin's natural functions. 

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Our Multipurpose Manifesto

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Our Multipurpose Manifesto

Seasonal marketing tropes can make us feel like we have to overhaul our bathroom cabinets the minute the weather changes. But, here’s the truth: What really matters is our skin’s relationship to our environment and lifestyle. 

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