Ingredient Spotlight: Witch Hazel

    Ingredient Spotlight: Witch Hazel
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       What is Witch Hazel? Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginia) is a flowering shrub found in North America that has been in use for centuries, originally by Native Americans to cure...

    Aloe, The Plant of Immortality

    Aloe, The Plant of Immortality
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    Aloe Vera, Magic Plant!  Ancient Egyptians called Aloe Vera "the plant of immortality" for it's healing abilities. This amazing succulent is one of the oldest known medicinal plants and is used...

    Follow Your Nose: Essential Oils

    Follow Your Nose: Essential Oils
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     “Of all the senses, the sense of smell is the one that reaches most readily beyond us even as it most powerfully taps the wellsprings of our inmost selves. It...

    East African Nilotica Shea Butter

    East African Nilotica Shea Butter
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    We are excited to form our first partnership with a cooperative supplier of shea butter! Friend, entrepreneur, and healer, Ssanyu Birigwa, has a personal history and vision to change the economy and improve the lives of Ugandan women by providing a fair wage for their work in harvesting this resource and supplying beauty companies like Captain Blankenship with luxurious, cold-pressed, organic shea butter.