Kim Collier is the founder of JAMU Organic Spa Rituals . She is a great lover of diverse cultures, music, dance, and art. Her eighteen years of dancing introduced her to the importance of health and wellness in general. Kim’s healing arts career began after college, when she commenced nursing studies and earned her license in massage therapy.
Yuzen loves HollyBeth Organics for their no-nonsense approach to organic skincare. The founder, HollyBeth Anderson, is a Georgia peach to the core, born and raised in Georgia. As a child, HollyBeth used to make award-winning muffins from scratch with a stand mixer in her kitchen.
“JAMU” means “herbal remedies used internally and externally for health and beauty” in Javanese, the indigenous language of Indonesia. JAMU Organic Spa Rituals is the result of ten years of hands-on spa consultation and experience in Southeast Asia, along with extensive study and documentation with the people and history of that area.
Its funny how we get so familiar with how we are presenting things that when they are presented differently, we become befuddled. This is the commonly case with the Nova Mundo chocolate in a jar. It’s not a candy bar or a sauce –it is a hybrid of both.
When you say anything about “witch” during the month of October, you are sure to have your listener immediately think of broomsticks and black hats. But when talking about a plant extract, it means a completely different thing beyond thoughts of what may be boiling in a big black pot over a fire.
We are very excited to have red flower in our October box, and their story and product line are right in line with Yuzen. red flower is the creation of Yael Alkalay. When she was skiing in France at age 27, she had a stroke. Sitting in the hospital in France on Christmas Eve, she woke up to an essential message – good health is everything, and life is rich and beautiful every day. That awareness to live life to its fullest, to restore health and well-being, to balance, and move to appreciate the everyday forms the red flower mission.
If you are fed up with razor burn, ingrown hairs, cuts, and constantly replacing expensive blades, then Eco-Armour is here to save your skin. After reading the ingredients on labels of shaving foams. Robert Benzinger began blending ingredients in his kitchen to solve his personal shaving issues, and Eco-Armour was born.
I remember chewing on the rubbery fruit roll products of the ’80s and ’90s. The seeds were still in it, and it came in one big blob that I had to tear away from plastic wrap. I still can recall the sound it made as you tore off a piece of a the fruit roll – it was very similar to the sound of pulling scotch tape.
Here is a great video of Joshua Onysko, founder of Pangea Organics and his friend making the Pangea organic Japanese matcha tea with acai and goji berry facial mask from scratch and trying it themselves. For those who have received the September Yuzen box you get to experience this yourself. We hope you like it as much as we do!
We love the outdoors and are always looking for things to hold us over when on the trail or ski slopes. We came across a great company that not only feeds people with an active lifestyle but does it organically. Honey Stinger is a Colorado based company that was founded in 2002 and located in Steamboat Springs. The company was founded by an athletic entrepreneur who wanted to bring honey based foods to active people like himself partnered with a beekeeper and a food developer thus the company was born.