Acne and negative self-talk.

Fear makes you go pale. Embarrassment makes you blush. Passion makes you flush. Emotions are worn all over your face! So, what about acne? First, having acne (or eczema, or psoriasis, or perioral dermatitis, or really dry or oily skin)…

Using our "MF" as a cleanser.

So last spring or so, I wanted to create a cleansing oil for oily, congested and acne-prone skin. As I did my research, I was delighted, and a little annoyed, to discover that our super multi-purpose Meadowfoam Everybody oil was pretty…

I mentioned in my New Year’s post that I had recently made a business decision that was difficult for me. In the last quarter of 2014 (because I’m an adult now and say stuff like that), I decided to stop…

Don’t waste your time: “happiness” isn’t really a resolution you should make. That’s right. I said it. Here’s how I screwed up  2014, what I learned (the hard way), and how I’m going to own 2015 (and how you can…

Can you smell it? This is the scent of healthy, non-toxic, living, luxurious perfumes. On October 22nd, our first Huile de Parfum will finally be available. Natural perfumery is an art-form. It takes patience, imagination, love and commitment. It takes having the ability to “see” scents,…

There are over 3,100 inexpensive aroma chemicals available to the perfume industry. Only 40% have been tested for safety, and the tested ones are known for their toxicity. This is what conventional perfumes are made of: cheap, toxic chemicals in expensive bottles….

(pssst this is a re-post of a newsletter I sent out. HOW COOL ARE MY NEWSLETTERS? I know.) Seriously. Kids should dress up as bottles of Calvin Klein Infinite Poison or whatever it’s called for Halloween. In fact, maybe that’s what toddler…

I can hardly believe it, but facial oils really have broken out into the mass market. Every single skincare company, large and small, natural and not, seem to have their own apothecary-style facial oil! (must be why my bottle supplier…