Blog - Mountain Spirit Botanicals

New Product: Rose Hip Moisturizer

New Product: Rose Hip Moisturizer

I'm excited to introduce my new formula “Rose Hip Moisturizer”, composed of organic flowers & their fruits that I consider outstanding in nutritional value.  The following  reveals the beauty of rose and her “hips” ...

The Miracles of Plant Medicine & Plant Based Skincare

I recently had an accident while riding my bike which led to a deeper understanding of medicinal plants.   Long story short: I swerved to miss ...

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...

Winter Skincare & the Bee's Knees

Although winter in its freezing glory has not fully set in, cabin fever still hits me hard.  My windows and doors are shuttered, I can't go barefoo...

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...

Friday Night Special / Banana Facial Masks

Banana provides beneficial minerals and antioxidants to the skin.  The following two recipes will leave your skin soft and glowing.   In the second...

Eco-Friendly Beauty

Mountain Spirit has been featured in Bella Magazine's article "Eco-Friendly Beauty"/NYC publication.  The product featured was "Mountain Rose Facia...

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...

Friday Night Special

“Oatmeal, Almond & Avocado Body Scrub”   For those who remember my article “The Little Black Dress,” this body scrub is a “must do” before slip...

"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...

Comfrey

Comfrey has come up in the garden, abundant with tender leaves and healing properties. I’ve worked these plants for numerous years – composting fro...