Lavender Oil: Everything You Need to Know

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Lavender Body Spray

Photo Credit: Laura Ascher

Did you know the ancient Egyptians, Romans, and Greeks all used lavender oil as perfume and even for mummification? Lavender has nowadays become the most popular essential oil in the world, yet the discovery of its benefits dates back more than 2,500 years ago. 

Natural Exfoliators for Summer Skin

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Natural Exfoliators

Words: Danielle Williams
Photo Credit: Irena Saro and Cyna Rank

Summertime often means running around outside barefoot and soaking up the sunshine, both of which can wreak havoc on our skin. It’s important to remember to take care of your skin during this season, as it often takes a beating. These natural exfoliators, many of which you might already have in the pantry, will help you do just that.

14 Plants to Repel Pests Naturally

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Words: Danielle Williams
Photo Credit: Johanna Love

I’ve recently moved to a new town and am working on setting up the backyard space before summertime begins, complete with a water play area for the littles and a small garden for me. Due to mosquito activity at our old place, I’ve also invested in new citronella candles to place around the patio.

​A Trio of Vibrant & Floral-Themed Summer Recipes

All Posts, Bath and Body Projects, Recipes, Summer

Words: Danielle Williams
Photo Credit: Johanna Love

As we were putting together the Summer 2023 Issue of Willow and Sage, we realized how the vibrant colors throughout the magazine stood out and naturally grew our excitement for the coming season, filled with outdoor adventures and new homemade bath and body recipes to try. Many of the articles also highlight florals and how to incorporate them into your daily skin-care routines. Here are three of my favorite articles from the upcoming issue.

Homemade Bath & Body Gifts + Packaging Ideas for Mother’s Day

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Homemade Rosebud Bath Salts Gift for Mother's Day

This Mother’s Day, why not treat the special women in your life to an at-home spa day? We’ve scoured the pages of Willow and Sage and found some of the most gift-worthy homemade bath and body recipes that are sure to surprise and delight her. These special indulgences are fragrant, relaxing, and finished off with artful packaging to make a beautiful presentation.

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By reading flourish, you’re not just taking care of your skin. You’re discovering the importance of loving your skin, and everything in-between. flourish is more than just a blog. It’s our way of encouraging everyone to thrive in a healthy and vigorous way – to empower wellness in all aspects of your day-to-day life.