February Special: Rose Gold Six Pack + Rose Clay Mask

Organic Rose soap is one of our earliest soaps. Back in 1982 my father was growing organic roses in our backyard for my mother. Harvesting and growing roses organically is an extremely difficult challenge, they require constant supervision and grooming. Over the years though, my...

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Bayberry Candles: An American Tradition

When the first settlers arrived on our shores, every moment was one of survival. Everything was in short supply including candles. Generally candles were made of tallow (animal fat) which tend to smoke and give off an odor which can turn rancid as well. It...

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November: Rescue Me

Herschel, my youngest child, has eczema. His skin is extremely itchy especially in the folds of his skin, elbows, knees, and face. He is only 18 months but it bothers him tremendously as he is constantly itching his skin. I have to be super cautious with...

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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In the past few years, deodorant, specifically antiperspirants, have been under scrutiny for their high levels of aluminum-based compounds. These specific compounds temporarily plug the sweat duct, stopping the flow of sweat to the skin. It is not just the aluminum that can be irritating...

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Limited Edition: Kaleid-o-soap

As SallyeAnder continues to grow, we are always looking for solutions for excess. In 1983, Gary was hand milling the corners of each bar, making several pounds of surplus soap a day. He built a heavy duty hand scrub (HOGWASH!) from that left-over soap, which is...

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Back to School: Apple Crisp

We are in a New York State of mind this September, as we bring back our Apple Crisp lip-balm! Every blue moon I like to bring a seasonal best-seller back into production. This month as orchards all over the state start harvesting apples we have chosen to...

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Vacation Time: Seagrass

Let’s get in the car! It’s time for the beach! Grab your sunscreen, towel, water, and your SEAGRASS soap.  Yes, our Seagrass soap is perfect for post- beach shower. Sunscreen, saltwater and sweat all build up on your skin at the beach and you need...

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No Bite Me Cream & Why we don’t like DEET

There are a lot of benefits to man-made products and modern tools. Many of the tools we use today to make our soap are more efficient and easier than the iterations from years past. But using modern tools is where we draw the line. We believe...

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Summer: Morning at the Lake

In the Northeast, our summer vacations usually happen at the Lakeside cabins or at lake campsites. June brings us into summer with those sweet early morning smells of violets, sugar maple, wild sarsaparilla, and elder flowers. I dream of these mornings all winter long, with the sounds...

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