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Natural Gift Wrapping Ideas

I love the spirit of the holidays but I am quickly overwhelmed with amount of green and red, bright patterns and the shiny artificial packaging materials. If you prefer a handmade look and natural materials for gifting I have pulled together some holiday packaging inspiration for you along with some DIY tutorials. Enjoy~ Love using these black and white photos with simple kraft paper and twine.   Or add elegance with black matte wrapping paper, velvet ribbon and fresh pine branches.  http://shannonkirsten.blogspot.ca/2014/12/gift-wrapping-with-fresh-pine.html If you want a hand painted look try this simple brush pattern tutorial http://almostmakesperfect.com/2015/12/07/four-diy-gift-wrap-ideas/ And for the minimalist look that smells amazing try adding eucalyptus branch to your packages.

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Dry Brushing Skin Benefits

Have you heard of dry brushing? If not, I am so happy to introduce you to this amazing homeopathic wellness technique. First of all, let me share with you all of the many ways dry brushing is good for you. First and foremost it is a great detoxing regiment for your system. By using a brush with soft natural bristles, we like this oval one with a fabric handle, gently brush your skin starting at your feet and moving toward your heart. The motion and brush texture stimulate the skin’s detoxifying lymphatic system which is part of the circulatory system and a vital part of the immune system. And it feels amazing! We recommend using an essential oil based body...

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How to Use Essential Oils: Natural Beauty Podcast

We are excited to share this Beauty Podcast with you from The Blender Girl, a health and wellness company in Los Angeles founded by writer and actress Tess Masters. Tess collaborates with leading food, culinary, and lifestyle brands and has been featured in InStyle, Real Simple, Prevention, and Shape. Tess co-hosts a monthly natural beauty Podcast on Facebook with legendary natural beauty expert and makeup artist Geoffrey Rodriguez. In this episode, the Podcast specifically features how to work with essential oils in your beauty routine, including body oils, cleansing oils, and facial oils. Geoffrey features some amazing products including our Forager Botanicals Rose + Oud Fragrance Body Oil. I learned so many great trips about using oil based beauty products including...

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New Forager Shimmer Body Oils

Looking for the ideal summer moisturizer? Stargazer + Moonbeam are our two new all natural shimmering body oils. They are composed of almond, apricot and jojoba oil offering rich moisturization without a sticky residue and offer a subtle shimmer. Perfect for summer nights and after beach glow. Stargazer is a sexy natural fragrance scent composed of citrus and amber notes, while Moonbeam is slightly sweeter and flirty, composed of vanilla, lavender, and sandalwood.  • 100% Natural Plant-based Ingredients• Free From Harmful Synthetics • Color, Paraben, and Sulfate Free• Never Tested on Animals• Vegan

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Lavender Flower Water

We are excited to announce Forager Botanicals Flower Water Hydrating Mist now available in Lavender. This all natural beauty spray has a fresh, clean, floral aroma. Lavender is known to reduce anxiety, improve sleep and restore skin complexions. Because it is water-based this spray can be sprayed on the body, face, and hair.

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