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How to use scent and aromatherapy in every day life

Posted by Allison Ritto Almstedt on

Candles aren't the only way to add a layer of relaxing or uplifting freshness to your space. Here are some ways to use our products throughout your day.

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Soap Accessories to Extend your bar's life!

Posted by Allison Ritto Almstedt on

I constantly get feedback from customers about how long the bars last even with daily shower or handwashing. There's a reason for that- cold processed soap is typically more dense and rich than chain store bars. Those big brand soaps are not even really soap- they are synthetic detergent bars pressed together in a bar mold. My soap is olive oil, coconut oil, castor oil, and other butters or rich oils, mixed with lye to create a completely different product: glycerin rich *real* soap. Have you ever tasted a summer tomato just picked from the vine? Compare that to a...

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Vegan Indie Holiday 2020 Gift Guide

Posted by Allison Ritto Almstedt on

These gifts are geared towards vegans, but will also help nudge the veg-curious to try new things. Here are some small indie business I enjoy, and hopefully you and your loved ones will, too! Vegan Street Fair at Home: Patreon https://www.patreon.com/veganstreetfair When events had to shut down in March, Jessica at VSF was one of the first to take a hit and do the right thing. She postponed all events and pivoted (2020 word of the year!) to an online series of funformative (fun + informative) live cook alongs, skill shares, and other events. You can watch live and chat, or...

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What makes scents non-toxic for candles, soaps, and home fragrance?

Posted by Allison Ritto Almstedt on

The fragrance industry is slowly changing, but, its important to me to be at the forefront of safety in fragrance oils. These safer formulations cost more, however, I think our health and safety are worth it!

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How to clean and empty your used glass candle jars

Posted by Allison Ritto Almstedt on

Recycling is great, and all the glass used for my products is recycled. However, keeping and re-purposing your jars is even better than putting them back into the recycling stream. Some cities have suspended glass recycling specifically, which is a shame. Here are your options plus a bonus for being green.

  • Return your glass to me for a discount.
  • Clean and reuse your vessel for other purposes.

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