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What to Expect from the Transitioning Phase and How to Survive it!

    So, you got your natural deodorant and Stay fresh kit and you are wondering, now what? Don’t worry transitioning doesn’t have to be scary. I know you have heard many horror stories but its all a matter of perspective, and if you know what to expect and prepare you will be just fine. The saying, “if you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready” reigns true for this process. There are just a few things to be on the lookout for. And if you are lucky you may not experience these at all. Everyone doesn’t have an intense transitioning phase. ‘ An Increase in Sweat. It’s likely you will experience an increase in sweat because the skin...

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Why Detoxing your Underarms is Absolutely Necessary and How to do it.

      These days it seems like detoxing your underarms is the newest fad, but I am here to tell you that it is very necessary and beneficial.  Once you learn how it can help you, I assure you it will be something you put into practice for the rest of your lifetime!   There are really two main reasons that detoxing your armpits is necessary. The first reason is to combat the years of antiperspirant use. Think of detoxing as a reset button. When you decide to make the switch from an antiperspirant to a natural deodorant you want to reset your armpits to help your deodorant work, well as well as repair the skin and remove any...

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Why We Love Geranium Oil and You Should Too

Since I started Saige & Ivy there is one essential oil that I have grown to love the most. That is geranium essential oil. When learning about this flower while looking to make a floral deodorant I realized that its abilities far outweigh its wonderful floral smell. Geranium oil comes from the Geranium plant and is steam distilled from the leaves and stems of the plant. Geranium oil usage is said to go back thousands of years being used regularly by ancient Egyptians. This oil has a scent that is like that of the rose but a bit sweeter. Besides the smell Geranium is ultra-deodorizing. It really dispels bad odors and because it is a circulatory oil it will exit...

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Why Lemongrass Should be Added to your Health and Wellness Routine

  Lemongrass is one of those essential oils that gets swept under the rug in my opinion. You hear about Lavender, tea tree, Jasmine etc., but how about an essential oil that can relieve anxiety, halt pain, detox you internally and externally, tighten pores, and can fight all kinds infections and bacteria’s? This is lemongrass! It’s a powerhouse ingredient that should get more acknowledgment. Lemongrass is native to regions like India, Indonesia, China, and South America. It is commonly known for it's sweet and less tart, lemon-like smell and its addition to many Thai foods and cuisine. The are many benefits of consuming lemongrass. Lemongrass can be very detoxing and act as a diuretic. This is because it causes you...

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