Fall Equinox Celebration Ideas

Fall Equinox Celebration Ideas

Happy Fall Equinox! Today,┬áSeptember 22, is the first day of fall (autumn). This is a time to be thankful; reflect on your harvest and count your blessings. It is also a time to start letting go of what you no longer need and what is not working in your life, cleaning up clutter and preparing to slow down and reap the rewards of your harvest.…

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2017 Lavender Festivals

lavender festivals

The 2017 Lavender Festivals. Lavender festivals start in June and the beginning of July. They are so much fun. The scent of lavender is intoxicating and brings such joy. The lavender festival is the place to see all the different varieties of lavender grown and purchase unique lavender varieties. I have several varieties in my garden I purchased at the festivals.…

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Questions To Ask Cosmetic Manufacturing Labs

In a previous post I wrote about How To Create Your Own Hair or Skin Care Line. I talk about getting very clear on what you want and asking yourself questions to help you to have focus and clarity.

One of the questions is, Are you making the product or a private manufacturer? Over the years, I have heard several horror stories of clients that have gone with private manufacturers and didn’t read the fine print of the contract.…

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Formulating Hair Care Products

I have discovered formulating hair care products is so different than formulating skin care products. Many people can use the same type of skin care products; facial moisturizer, toner, cleanser or serum but fewer people can use the same type of hair care products, shampoo and conditioner. There are so many different types of hair and even in the same type of hair.…

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Do you know what’s in your cosmetics? I am very picky with my care products.

I am a minimalist when it comes to skin and hair care products. It may surprise you. I am very picky with my care products. Did you know some of the ingredients in cosmetics are cow skin, cow hooves, pig oil and cow intestines that have traces of mad cow disease and are still allowed in cosmetics?…

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