Sage And Stone Blog

SKIN CARE PRODUCTS AND AQUATIC ECOSYSTEM POLLUTION

There are many reasons to use natural skin care products and cosmetics, but did you know commercial skin care products and cosmetics contain ingredients that actually harm our environment by polluting our water? Here are three ingredients found in most beauty and personal care products that have been found in our water sources.

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ESSENTIAL OIL SAFETY + TOXICOLOGY 

With essential oils becoming so popular nowadays, everyone assumes they are safe because they are all natural and derived from plants. This could not be further from the truth. Essential oils are safe when used correctly, but most are not aware of the correct way to use them. In this blog post we’ll be going over essential oil toxicology and safety.

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WHY OUR SOAP IS PALM OIL FREE (AND WHY YOU SHOULD AVOID IT)

Palm oil is an oil extracted from the seeds and fruit of the oil palm, a palm tree grown in Africa, Asia, and South America. Palm oil is found in many products from beauty and cosmetics to food. It's an extremely cheap oil used in many products, but the harvesting of it has massive environmental impact. 

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INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT: ROSE CLAY | USES + SKIN BENEFITS

Rose clay is a type of naturally occurring, gentle clay that contains kaolinite. It's a very gentle clay that is suitable for sensitive skin. I love adding rose kaolin clay to our products not only because of how effective it is, but it gives the products such a beautiful, natural color.

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THE AMAZING BENEFITS OF DRY BODY BRUSHING + HOW TO BODY BRUSH

Dry body brushing is an amazing practice to add to your morning routine. Dry brushing is normally done by using a wooden, natural bristle brush to gently brush the skin in an upwards motion towards the heart. 

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FIVE TIPS FOR MAKING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR HANDMADE BAR SOAP

If you’re new to using handmade soap, you may not know that handmade soap requires a few tips and tricks to keep it lasting as long as commercial soap. To extend the life of handmade soap and get the most use out of it, there are a few things you can do.

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WHY YOU SHOULD BE USING HANDMADE SOAP

Handmade soap is truly a little luxury when it comes to your shower routine. If you've used handmade soap before, you'll understand this. If you've never used handmade soap before, in this blog we'll go over a few reasons why you should ditch that commercial, store-bought bar and pick up a bar of handcrafted soap.

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HEALTHY ADAPTOGENIC HOT CHOCOLATE

I've been addicted to this healthy hot chocolate lately. It's a recipe I whipped up one night while I had a hot cocoa craving, but wanted something healthier than the...

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