A Glimpse Inside: Willow and Sage Winter 2018 + A Giveaway!

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With winter right around the corner, what better time to introduce new seasonal recipes that will leave your senses tingling and skin looking better than ever? Take a look inside Willow and Sage Winter 2018, available November 1st, and get ready for a real treat!

Keep reading for details on how to enter our FREE magazine giveaway!

Inside this issue:

• Breathtaking botanical soaps filled with preserved leaves and flowers from your garden.
• 5 simple ways to practice self-care
• Safety tips for making and using natural products
• A beauty ritual inspired by Indonesian and tropical spa treatments
• Homemade bentonite pine soap
• Skin-balancing apple cider vinegar toner
• Therapeutic eucalyptus and mint foot soak
• DIY honeycomb soaps without the expensive mold

Here’s an Exclusive Sneak Peek:

If you ask us, toner is the unsung hero of skincare. In this feature, Mary Helen Leonard offers a recipe for making your own Marigold Toner to help balance your skin.

Ditch the questionable ingredients, chemicals and coloring agents found in many store-bought brands, and opt to try this all-natural, homemade Bentonite Pine Soap recipe by Rachel Kaly instead.

Lifestyle designer and maker Lia Griffith introduces our readers to a Honey Ginger Salt Scrub recipe to moisturize your skin and improve circulation during the colder months.

Jan Berry’s Violet Infused Aloe Vera Gel will soothe mild irritations, such as a sun burn, dry skin, or bug bites.

Shell Royster shares a healing tonic tea, facial steam, and sugar scrub inspired by her travels to Okinawa, Japan and the beauty of the process of “taking time to care for ourselves in a slow manner.”

The Winter 2018 issue is available on newsstands November 1st. You can also reserve your copy online at:



Congratulations to Our Winners!

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Congratulations to Sonja, Laurie, and Tisa for winning our Willow and Sage Winter 2018 giveaway!

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12 thoughts on “A Glimpse Inside: Willow and Sage Winter 2018 + A Giveaway!”

  1. Thank you, I am so excited! I found your Willow and Sage at Wegmans ,Specialty grocery ,in Erie, Pa.
    Absolutely love every article and diy,and homemade essentials in your magazine!
    Takes me back to the natural basic finds and nature!

  2. I love winter, The first beautiful snowfall. Walks in the woods with my Labrador Retriever,Hunter. Making homemade crafts,reading and Knitting by the fire. My granddaughter pops in and we are off to a winter wonderland, whether its a nature walk. Finding animals tracks, berries and So many beautiful little things outside. And I always take care of my birdies, so they stay full of food. So many fun things to do. (shared but ,not sure if this is right)

  3. I have purchased every issue since I found this magazine and I can honestly say I have loved each and every one! I gave my daughter a subscription for Christmas last year and she has fallen in love as well. Thanks for an amazing magazine! I totally look forward to each one. Tree Freeman

  4. My secret winter wish is losing power just for a few hours in the daytime, when it’s not too cold. Suddenly it’s silent–no humming appliances, no television, no music in the background except for the steady beat of rain on the skylights. Cuddling with a blanket in my cozy rocking chair, I grab one of the back issues of my favorite well worn Stampington magazine and enjoy peaceful “unplugged” me time.