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Got The Sniffles?

Forget that "vapo-rub" (Hello? Gross ingredients!)

We love this chest rub for adults as much as for children - Erbaviva Sniffles Organic Chest Balm

An organic natural alternative to ease baby’s (grown-up baby, too!) cough and cold symptoms, Sniffles Organic Chest Balm is formulated with superior immune boosting essential oils of Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, and Myrrh, which lend powerful antiviral and antibacterial properties.  Calendula, lavender and chamomile naturally comfort, while Cypress and helichrysum essential oils effectively deliver healing and antiviral elements.  Apply to chest, back, neck and behind the ears to relax and soothe.  Purely natural and petroleum free.  Certified USDA organic.

Ingredients: *Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, *butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), *cera alba (beeswax), *simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) oil, *eucalyptus radiata oil, *lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower oil, *cedrus atlantica (cedarwood) bark oil*, *citrus grandis (grape…

Elixir

Utterly pure, exceptionally rich, Rahua Elixir offers an exotic, 100% natural solution to your toughest hair-care challenges.

Use Rahua Elixir’s highly concentrated, highly potent formula — blending beneficial  Rahuaand Ungurahua oils — to create hair that blooms as beautifully as the Amazon rainforest.

Let super-fine Rahua oil molecules deeply penetrate the hair’s cortex to rebuild and repair even the most damaged tresses, while the Ungurahua oil’s rejuvenating omega-9 oleic acids strengthen the hair follicle — keeping it firmly rooted, allowing hair to grow longer and stronger.

Transform hair to gorgeous with one full dropper of Rahua Elixir. Apply to hair after conditioning paying special attention to the ends, leave in for 15 minutes, rinse and style as usual. (If you're going to spend this kind of money on a haircare product, we recommend sleeping in it and shampooing out with Rahua in the morning. Pure luxury.)

Conditioning Mist

New from John Masters Organics - Green Tea & Calendula Leave-in Conditioning Mist

This lightweight, leave-in conditioning spray combines the antioxidant benefits of green tea along with 9 other certified-organic oils and extracts to strengthen and revitalize hair. Guar gum naturally builds volume while soy proteins replenish lipid content to lock in moisture. 4.2 fl oz.

Made with 11 certified-organic ingredients

 key ingredients
•green tea extract - rich in antioxidants; natural antibacterial; stimulates hair growth
•calendula extract - soothes and protects the hair and scalp
•broccoli seed oil - rich in fatty acids to eliminate frizz and give hair a smooth, natural shine
•chamomile extract - strengthens and revitalizes the hair; treats scalp issues
•rosemary extract - stimulates hair growth; adds volume and shine

properties
•untangles and eliminates frizz
•strengthens hair and builds volume
•leaves hair healthy and manageable

 usage
•increases hair's manageability
•perfect f…

The Pioneer Press Gets Wicked

Clever new local products keep shoppers in the mood for more

Wicked is featured in the St. Paul Pioneer Press today on page 14E or online, here.

A small error is the statement "former owner of StormSister Spatique". As you know, StormSister Spatique is alive and well and I'm still the owner! I'm certain Nancy just misunderstood the closing of StormSister Spatique brick-and-mortar to an online only retail model.

Moondance

Pre de Provence has a new shea butter soap called Moondance - a bright, green floral fragrance.

Pre de Provence soap is not only carefully made today by dedicated soapmakers in Provence following their proud traditions, but quad-milled to be smoother and have a richer lather to create a luxurious feel. Using all pure, natural ingredients enriched with shea butter, you can feel the difference with a quad-milled soap.

Since the Middle Ages, French soap makers have crafted exquisite natural soaps--sublime combinations of organic wonders and an ancient art. Pre de Provence Soaps are known as the finest in the world, a reputation built by the legendary savonneries and the enduring quality of their product. Their soaps provide gentle, moisturizing skin care along with subtle fragrances that will transport you to another world.

A Wicked TCL

Beauty Gift Picks from Twin Cities Live If you are still on the hunt for Christmas gifts, our beauty expert has some ideas for you.  Bombshell Beauty blogger, Sara Bartlett has suggestions for everyone on your list!  Best "Family" Gift - if you give family gifts, instead of individual presents, go with something that looks impressive like theMy Fair Lady gift set ($59.95)  from Lush. It comes in a beautiful box (no wrapping required!) and has something for everyone. Mom will love the Ultra Balm, Dad will like the Olive Branch Shower gel, kids will get a kick out of washing with hand-shaped soap.  Best Gift for the Person Who Has Everything - We all have "that" person on our list. Give her something she's never seen before: the Wicked Candle($33) by 3way beauty. It's a candle/massage oil/stemless wine glass...all in one. Comes in two scents and burns for up to 85 hours. Best Makeup Kit for Your Teen/Tween - This can be a hard age to shop for, especially girls …

2014 HAMMS Event

May 3rd, 2014 - Mark your
calendars - www.hammsevent.com

Info about becoming a vendor, sponsor or shopper, as well as some fun additions for this years' event can be found on the website above. Yahoo!

Calling all Minnesota Businesses:

If you're a Minnesota Maker, we would love to have you as a vendor at the 2014 HAMMS Event. What is a Minnesota Maker? A Minnesota entrepreneur who is the developer/designer of their product.

Calling all Minnesota Food Trucks - We would love to have 2 or 3 of you again this year. Please contact us.

If you're a Minnesota blogger, please contact us with your blog name, link and stats. We'd love to give you a pair of tickets to attend and have a ticket give-a-way, in exchange for a post on your blog.

If you own or manage a Minnesota company, we would love to have you be a sponsor of the HAMMS Event. (Sponsorship is available to ANY company, no matter your location. We're just BIG MN fans, can you tell?)

Do you want to be a part of the HAMMS Even…

Thankful

Sugar Sugar

excerpt from American Spa Magazine.
by Jessica Morrobel

While its nutritional value is hotly debated, sugar remains an effective skincare ingredient.

Considering the recent press  surrounding sugar’s addictive and waistline- expanding properties, it may seem counter intuitive, but sucrose is a bona fide beauty heavyweight. When used in skincare treatments, it packs a serious punch instead of packing on the pounds. This organic compound exfoliates without clogging pores and inherently retains liquid, according to Heather Lindbergh, Epicuren’s  director of media and public relations. “As a natural humectant, sugar draws in moisture, keeping the skin hydrated and supple,” she says. “Nature’s troublemaker is also a natural glycolic acid, an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that sloughs off dry, lifeless skin cells, promoting cellular turnover to generate more youthful-looking skin.”

According to Paul Heslop, owner of Salt of the Earth, natural glycolic acid not only conditions and moisturizes but…

Lois's Wicked 3-Way

Wicked is featured on Showroom's Beauty Tip Tuesday.

Remedies for Daily Living

INtelligent Nutrients Remedies.

Aromatherapy remedies for pain, stress and other problems work by boosting the body's internal healing process. They position the body to renew itself.

Inhaling essential oils stimulates the olfactory nerves (sense of smell), which send signals to the brain's limbic system, which, in turn, triggers an emotional, physiological, endocrine (hormone) and / or immune system response. You get the therapeutic effect!

Centennial Lakes Holiday Shoppes

See ya here!

We'll be joined by:

FARIBO WOOLEN WRAPS
CAMBA JEWELRY
UNREFINED JEWELRY
POST DASH
GROVELAND CONFECTIONS
BLING JEWELRY
CUSTOM FISHING RODS
CUSTOM RODS AND WOOD PRODUCTS
KIM’S BIRD FEEDERS
BLING IT
RADTKE
GAYLE HALLIN
MITTEN GAL
BUBBLES BY BROOKS
BIRDHOUSES
MINNESOTA SOY CANDLE COMPANY

MinneJingleMingle

Come and join the fun! 
Get all of your Holiday Shopping done in one place at MinneJingleMingle #ShopLocal.

Accessories, Beauty, clothing, jewelry, food, bags, services, etc;, by many fantastic Minnesota companies.

One Grand Prize given to one attendee featuring products from each of the vendors!
Plus, prizes throughout evening.

Free to attend! Free parking. Great NE Mpls location at 612 Brew.

PR.

Cultural Aromas

Ancient Awesome. Inspired by ancient texts, epic myths and the actual scented oils cited in them.

Did you know... Manufacturers are not required to disclose aroma ingredients as is it is considered proprietary which allows them to hide many unmentionables in the aroma. INtelligent Nutrients discloses 100% of their ingredients because they have nothing to hide.