Saturday April 19th 2014

Tagged: organic

Rejuvenating skincare, crafted in Maine

Rejuvenating skincare, crafted in Maine
March 13, 2014

Heidi Martin started researching a healthier way to repel bugs after a camping trip with her Dad. Fast forward several years and her desire to stay tick-free has turned into a truly organic skincare venture.

Five Maine-made winter skin savers

Five Maine-made winter skin savers
January 08, 2014

Itchy, flaky, dry, cracked. Aren’t the adjectives for winter skin lovely? These Maine-made products will help cure whatever ails you.

Holiday gift picks from 2Note Perfumery

Holiday gift picks from 2Note Perfumery
December 18, 2013

There’s a reason why Portland has a reputation for having such a wonderful array of small businesses. Here, you can find things that you’d be hard-pressed to discover in other cities. 2Note Perfumery is one of those gems.

The great (beauty) closet clean out

The great (beauty) closet clean out
July 22, 2013

We’ve talked about purging our closets before, but you know what I hoard more than clothing? Beauty products. Hairspray, eyeshadows and nail polish abound in a tiny space in my even tinier bathroom. Here’s the “before” and “after” of a major closet overhaul.

All-natural, locally made and good for your body: Maine Mountain Soap and Candle

All-natural, locally made and good for your body: Maine Mountain Soap and Candle
March 28, 2013

I’ve become more picky over the years about what I put on my skin. Whenever possible, I try to find products that are all-natural and in the best cases, made in Maine. The problem is that organic, all-natural beauty products can cost you. But there are affordable options that work. Enter my most recent solution for both: Maine Mountain Soap & Candle Co.

Winter skin care help from the kitchen

Winter skin care help from the kitchen
February 19, 2013

Buff. Polish. Moisturize. Repeat. I don’t know about you, but my skin takes a toll in the winter. Chapped lips, cheeks and super dry skin that I’m constantly trying to salvage. But you don’t need a trip to Sephora to stock up on skin savers. Just take a peek into your pantry.

Indian Meadow Herbals, organic skincare made in Maine

Indian Meadow Herbals, organic skincare made in Maine
January 30, 2013

Though lots of attention is given to what we put into our body, not everyone is as careful about what we put on it. Indian Meadow Herbals, was founded over 15 years ago on a 12-acre farm in Downeast Maine. Founders Roseanna and Nancy wanted to create products for the body that were organically grown and ethically harvested.