Blog - Mountain Spirit Botanicals

Friday Night Special (food for the skin)

Avocados are currently abundant in my kitchen (my neighbor's tree drops about 10 per day and I hustle to gather the bounty before the squirrels).  ...

Butter Wood Balm ~ Monthly Special

While formulating "Butter Wood Balm" I was compelled to pause and acknowledge the plant material that I work with and give thanks to my suppliers w...

Lucious, Organic Ingredients + Valentine Sale

As I'm known to swoon over the aroma of fresh pressed plant material, I'm having a glorious time formulating products to keep our winter skin soft ...

Mineral Oil and Inexpensive Skincare

I am often asked to explain why I am opposed to the widespread use of Mineral Oil in skincare products.  To fully answer these questions, I’ve comp...

Sweet Coco Moisturizer / Autumn Special

As the weather turns cooler my favorite moisturizer is "Sweet Coco" - a velvety smooth formula rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins that help...

Mountain Spirit / Harvest Offerings

Autumn blessings to all ... Autumn is a beautiful season - a reminder to count our blessings and to be grateful for the offerings so abundantly pro...

Pet Shampoo

This one’s for Otis, our family’s beloved Golden Retriever.  Being a country dog, Otis accompanies me on walks through woods, meadows and numerous ...

Friday Night Special - Seaweed Detoxifying Mask

Oh this is lovely.  “Kelp,” known to nourish the sensory nerves and brain membranes, is also a natural emollient high in vitamins and minerals.  Th...

Rose Petals and "Fresh From The Garden"

I am always pleasantly surprised to discover articles touting the benefits of pure, natural botanicals used as skincare ingredients.  It is an addi...

"Sweet Melissa" ... fresh from the garden

Although this article will be a bit “round-about," please continue reading for the information I've discovered is delightful (and the bees' have al...

The Best Skin-Care Products

Yes, that's what the article touted.   Obviously, when I come across an article featuring “the best skin-care products” ... I’m curious to see what...

That Which We Love

As my work reflects what I love I developed a pure plant based skin care line utilizing only organic botanical ingredients and the offerings of wil...