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  • lots of organic Cleansers Introducing LATHER, CLEANSE, REPEAT!

    Lather, cleanse, repeat: Just follow the instructions, and you’ll be on your way to the soft, nourished, clean skin you’ve always wanted. Then shave with it, too, and take it to the next level!

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  • sea buckthorn oil berries Sea Buckthorn Oil, the Heal-All Super Ingredient

    If you follow the natural skincare scene closely, you might have noticed the ingredient sea buckthorn oil in a few high-end products and thought “What is that? What a weird name.”

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  • ingredients for fall Our favorite ingredients to use this fall, to rejuvenate and reset!

    Ah, fall—we love this time of year. The weather is cooling and the air feels more fresh, and we get to bring out all our favorite sweaters and boots! But beyond reviving our fall favorites, what we love best about this time of year is reacquainting ourselves with the ingredients in our products that are perfect for cooler weather—like eucalyptus, lemongrass and ginger. Continue Reading

  • plant ingredients We’re loving this one ingredient right now!

    Here at PLANT, we love essential oils and plant ingredients — it’s totally our thing. We use them in all our products to create new twists on time-honored health and skincare remedies from around the world.

    But we’re sure we’re not alone in wanting to ditch the toxic ingredients. A global shift is happening. More and more people are seeing that you don’t need chemicals to get skincare results, and that plants are a better alternative—adding nutrients and real outcomes for your skin, body and mind. Continue Reading

  • Certified USDA Organic What’s in a name: Explaining what Certified USDA Organic means to us

    “Organic,” “plant-derived,” “green”—these terms are thrown around a lot these days, making it hard to distinguish what’s genuinely green from what’s not. But marketing words aside, ingredients don’t lie.

    Using ingredients that are sustainably sourced and organically grown is paramount to PLANT Apothecary ways. It is in our name, after all. 😉

    As you may have noticed, all of our products that can be are certified USDA Organic. It is quite a task to gain this certification for any product, but it’s well worth the effort.

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  • Fall-clean-tips Declutter by repurposing your PLANT bottles this fall

    Fall is just around the corner, and with a new season often comes the desire to start fresh. Maybe for you it’s about revamping your natural beauty routine or your sleeping patterns, or cleaning out the fridge and starting fresh with tons of fruit and veggies—or maybe it’s just a general declutter of your home and personal space.

    After all, it doesn’t have to be spring to do “spring” cleaning—you can do it in the fall, too!

    Part of our seasonal cleaning routine is getting rid of any old food storage containers and bottles we have lying around. But as environmentally conscious beings, we often wage an inner battle between wanting to declutter and feeling guilty about throwing things into the recycling abyss. Continue Reading

  • Organic-Oil-PLANTApothecary Body Lotion or Body Oil: Which is Best for the Cooler Months?

    It’s that time of year again, when we put away the sun hats and sunglasses and pull out our fall jackets instead. Hey, there’s nothing wrong with that! Each season has its pros and cons, and frankly, who doesn’t love jumping through all those colorful fall leaves?

    However, the slightly cooler weather does often mean that dry skin will come out to play. Thankfully there are body oils and lotions to help with that, but choosing between a lotion or a  body oil can sometimes be confusing—which one will offer you optimal protection and nourishment, while keeping your skin supple and without greasy or prune-like hands? Continue Reading

  • Dr. Dyce and PLANT Apothecary cover mental wellness Clinical Mental Health Therapist Dr. Dyce shares how to fit self-care into your busy schedule

    By Dr. Ceymone Dyce

    There’s a lot going on.

    Do you ever have moments where you just raise your hands & ask “what else is going to happen!?”

    #relatable #currently

    Self-care can already be a struggle when things are going well in our day to day but what about when we’re busy, overwhelmed, or just over it?

    When you’re busy, taking care of yourself can feel like THE most daunting of tasks and something that can be placed on the back burner. As we become busier, the free time we have gets smaller and you want to make sure it is spent on things that matter. When you have a busy lifestyle, the last thing you want to think about is how to devote time you already don’t have to something that does not provide you some sort of instant gratification. Continue Reading

  • RE: FRESH Organic toning mist 4 simple tips to get the most out of your RE: FRESH Organic Toning Mist

    No one wants to stay locked up inside all summer just for the sake of their blessed AC. No, you deserve to go out there and enjoy that sunshine! So luckily for you, we have the next best thing to a portable personal AC for your face: a face mist!

    We’ve been talking so much about our RE: FRESH Organic Toning Mist by now that we know you know all about its aromatic blend of cucumber, lemongrass and rosewater—as well as its toning, nourishing skincare benefits. And you can use RE: FRESH however you like, but everyone can use a few new ideas sometimes—so here are a few extra tips to help you get the most out of it! Continue Reading

  • National Friendship Day To Do List How To Spend National Friendship Day

    National Friendship Day is fast approaching! That’s right—there’s a whole day dedicated to celebrating your favorite pals.

    And even though we don’t need a national day to remind us to show those we love our appreciation, we definitely won’t pass on an extra opportunity to bask in all our favorite friend-time activities.

    So if you were to have the ultimate Friendship Day, what would that look like? In the spirit of the holiday, we thought we’d put together our own list on how we would spend our ultimate mates date. Continue Reading