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An Adventure With Making Bath Bombs

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All Posts, Bath and Body Projects

Words: Danielle Williams

As I was putting together the upcoming Winter 2019 Issue of Willow and Sage, I had the opportunity to experiment with making bath bombs. Bath bombs are hard-packed mixtures of dry ingredients and oils which effervesce when wet. They add scent, bubbles, or color to your bathwater. These fizzy products are all the rage, and I’ve been known to buy a couple and give them away as gifts. So, why not learn the ins and outs of making them at home where I could customize the recipe to each recipient?


Bringing Self-Care to the Workplace

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All Posts, Self Care

Words: Danielle Williams

For those of us who sit in an office or at a computer for over six hours a day, stretching and exercising often feels like an evasive task on the to-do list. It’s easy to start an assignment one minute and, the next time you look at the clock, a couple hours have disappeared. To combat this, I aim to take a stroll outside my office building every morning.


A Glimpse Inside: Willow and Sage Autumn 2018 + Win a Free Issue!

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All Posts, Autumn

 

Autumn is the perfect season for slowing down and getting cozy indoors. The Autumn 2018 issue of Willow and Sage has everything you need to update your routine — using all natural  ingredients.

The issue hits newsstands August 1st, and today we’re giving you an exclusive look inside.


The Danger Zone: Cats & Essential Oils Don’t Mix!

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All Posts, Essential Oils

Words: Jana Holstein

Photo Credit: Mikhail Vasilyev

I love using essential oils, but recently a friend freaked out when she was over while I was working with cinnamon oil. I have two cats and she’d read that some essential oils are toxic to cats.

Animals have heightened senses and inhaling essential oils can be bad news for them. They can also be consumed by licking or eating, or absorbed through the skin.


The Hidden Benefits of Cleaning Your Makeup Brushes + DIY Brush Cleanser

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Unwashed makeup brushes provide a place bacteria like to hang out, and they can clog your pores and dull your skin. Luckily, we’re sharing a DIY Brush Cleanser that uses simple, natural ingredients you may already have at home.


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Welcome to flourish, a haven for all things homemade bath and body.

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.