Blog - Mountain Spirit Botanicals

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...

Facial Cleansing with Soap

A customer recently inquired “When I use your Lemon Twist twice a day I'm so happy I'm not using soap.  Might you want to explain--yet again--why u...

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...

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...

Friday Night Special / Conditioning Hair Mask

Recipe: 1 cup full fat yoghurt / 1 egg yolk / 1 Tb. Jojoba Oil / 1 Tb. Beeswax Using a double boiler combine oil and beeswax and gently heat until ...

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...

New Year's Eve and "The Little Black Dress"

There is an art to wearing “the perfect dress”.  It requires grace, elegance, and the understanding that we are inherently beautiful.  Possessing t...

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...

Inherent Beauty - Teach our Daughters Well

As women, we’ve been targeted by the media since we were (approximately) eleven years old – a time before we knew what the words "catch phrase" or ...