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Our Retail Shop is Open!

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Our Retail Shop is Open!

We've been planning and dreaming for a long time and our retail shop, located at 202 Main Street in Smithfield, VA is now Open! Initial hours are Friday & Saturday 11 am - 6 pm and Sunday 11 am - 5 pm. Come by and enjoy experiencing our products before taking home your own artisan skincare goodies!

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Changing Rewards Program

Changing Rewards Program

Given some up-coming improvements to our business, we have decided to change loyalty rewards programs.  We are transitioning over the next few days and all of those with points in the old system will be converted to the new system 1:1 in value by the end of September.  Thank you!

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In Person Events - Fall 2016

In Person Events - Fall 2016

Hi there - just a quick note to let you know where we'll be this Fall.   October 22 - Smithfield Farmer's Market & Yorktown Market Days October 29 - Smithfield Farmer's Market & Yorktown Market Days November 19 - Smithfield Farmer's Market November 26 - Smithfield Farmer's Market December 3 - Smithfield Farmer's Market & Yorktown Market on Main Christmas Market December 10 - Smithfield Evening Christmas Market  

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Phthalates, What is the Big Deal About?

Phthalates, What is the Big Deal About?

Phthalates, pronounced (tha-late), is something we’ve been warned to avoid but what really are “phthalates”?  They are synthetic chemicals that allows scent in a product to linger … and linger.  Does that “Fresh Scent” last for days?  Thank phthalates. So what’s the harm?  We like our scents to linger. Unfortunately, phthalates have been linked to birth defects, allergies, asthma and breast cancer. The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and EWG (Environmental Working Group) have both warned against use of this controversial chemical.  You don’t normally see them on the labels of even the most offensive products so how can you avoid...

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Essential Oil Reference Information

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Essential Oil Reference Information

One question I get frequently is where to find unbiased, reputable information on Essential Oils.  I can only speak to the information and references I use and I will attest while there is a lot of good information out there, there is a lot of very dangerous information so please do your research and don't blindly follow someone's advice just because they have a pretty website or lots of "followers". My Essential Oil "bible", the one book I would not be without is Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand.  It is comprehensive and is a great reference book when I'm...

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