Article by Rocky Mountain PBS - A Colorado business that was meant to 'bee'

Article by Rocky Mountain PBS - A Colorado business that was meant to 'bee'
MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. — The town of Manitou Springs was founded in the late 1800s as a tourist’s gateway to the scenic wonder of Rocky Mountain formations; a respite with an abundance of bubbly mineral spring waters boasting healing properties.So it only makes sense as the home base of Brazen Bee, the natural skin care apothecary and essential oils shop from nutritionist and herbalist Courtney He...

Deceptive Ingredient Lists

Deceptive Ingredient Lists
Just a couple of days ago I was intrigued by the 4,000th ad hitting me on Facebook about another "no shampoo" solution. I often click to see what other companies are doing and are *saying* is "no poo". I'm most often just disappointed to see it's yet another product packed full of chemicals and so sadly being promoted by Jonathon Van Ness (I DO LOVE THAT MAN).This was also one of the MANY times I...

What IS Unrefined? Skincare in the bag

Unrefined. Raw. Crude. Plain. Untreated. Unprocessed.  Why should you be looking for these words when it comes to skincare?These words mean that the formulator knows that there is far more nutrition in raw ingredients than there are in "extracts" and things just "sourced from" plants. Just like a canned green bean versus a fresh or frozen one, we totally know that food has a of vari...