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Clay Masks

These clay masks can be applied on your face and body!  Begin by taking 1 tsp of clay powder and 1 tbsp of water, rose water, coconut oil, lemon juice, sweet almond oil, or yogurt and make a paste.  Then apply this paste to your face or your body.  If you are going to apply to your body, then start from the top and make your way down.  With both types of applications, keep it on for 10-20 minutes, and then wipe it off with a warm rag or hop in the shower and rinse it all off.

The FrenchThe French is French Green Clay.

Moroccan LavaMoroccan Lava is made with a mix of Moroccan Clay and Activated Charcoal.

The MoroccanThe Moroccan is Moroccan/Rhassoul Clay.

Green LavaGreen Lava is made with a mix of French Green Clay and Activated Charcoal.

Triple ThreatTriple Threat is just that.  It is an amazing combo of Activated Charcoal, French Green Clay, and Moroccan Clay.

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French Green Clay is a 100% natural bio-organic material and it’s being extracted from the Earth, where it is has been absorbing natural healing materials for thousands of years.  French Green clay is also known as illite’ and it contains beneficial minerals including Silica, Magnesium, Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Cobalt, Manganese, Zinc, Selenium, Copper, Aluminium, Phosphorous and Sodium.  Mountain Rose Herbs (an amazing company) has indicated  that French green clay is beneficial in removing impurities and tightening the pores, toning the skin, exfoliating dead skin cells and reducing inflammation in acne. It can also be used as a full-body treatment to soften dry, rough skin.  It acts as a magnet, penetrating deep into the skin layers and drawing out impurities.  It can stimulate the blood circulation, remove dead skin cells, and freshen skin and with it’s natural properties that are absorbed into the skin, it aids healing to the cells under it!  It has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.*On a medical side of it, according the the Arizona State University report, the researchers have found French green clay effective in inhibiting Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Mycobacterium marinum, bacterial pathogens that cause serious and sometimes drug-resistant skin infections. (livestrong.com)  *Apply this to areas where arthritis has formed, muscular pain, or areas you are suffering rheumatoid pain, French clay can be used to ease pain associated with these conditions.

Activated Charcoal is not what is sounds like.  It’s not something you’ll throw under the grill to cook your hamburger, it’s actually a fine black powder made from refined coconuts.  It’s 100% alkaline and is spinning with electrons.  It has been used dated back to 450BC by Hindu’s and also by Hippocrates + Pliney, and last, but not least, it was used in WWI and was placed in the masks of soldiers to keep them from inhaling toxic chemicals.  But today, we use it to detoxify the body and skin.  On the skin, it absorbs toxins that are trapped under and is great to fight acne and cellulite.  It can speed up healing wounds, relieve itchiness from bites or stings, remove toxins from bites or stings, eliminates body odor from underarms, feet, and the scalp.  But we’re not done yet… you can even use it as a teeth whitener or reduce/eliminate body gas!!

Moroccan Clay is also known as Rhassoul Clay. This clay is found naturally and organically mined from ancient deposits deep within the Atlas Mountains in the northeastern region of Morocco.  When you purchase the clay, it’s not in large clods like they extract it, it’s washed, sun-dried and micronized into a smooth powder. This smooth powder of Moroccan Clay is known for its unmatched ability to absorb impurities from the skin and hair and give them beneficial minerals.  It contains Silica, Aluminum, Iron, Sodium, Magnesium, Calcium, and Moisture.  This combo of minerals makes it a great detoxifying cleanser, skin conditioner, shampoo, facial and body mask.  Studies have shown that with just one single use, that it Reduces dryness (79%), Reduces flakiness (41%), Improves skin clarity (68%), Improves skin elasticity / firmness (24%), Improves skin texture (106%), Removes surface oil and oil from inside and around comedons, Removes dead skin layers, resulting in a general smoothing of the surface skin.

We Want To..

 

Our WantsEvery time we sit down to have a business meeting and assess the month that just passed and the month we’re going into, we stop and list our wants.  These are our wants.  We want to heal, educate, and make honest products!… and in that order!

We truly want to help people on every level.  Mackenzie has goals of completing courses in Nutrition and to become a Master Herbalist and Danielle has goals of becoming a Physician and practice in Natropathy and also become a Master Herbalist.

We find things out every day and we want to share our knowledge with everyone.  We want to teach you how to make things yourself and to learn more about the ingredients you are using.

And last, but not least, we want to make honest products.  We want to make products that you can trust, no matter what country you live in!  We want products that you know will be safe for you and not just because the FDA has approved a “certain amount” of “something” to be in it.  Some of our products may only last 30 days, but that’s because we’re not pumping them up with artificial preservatives so it can sit on your shelf for months at a time.

So when you see the name Two Simple Owls, you know that you are not only getting an honest product, but you have people building a company that want to heal and to educate.

Soaking Salts

Bath Salts-New ShotOur Soaking Salts are made with a base of Epsom Salt and various Certified Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils.

Check out the individual benefits below and if you missed the post about magnesium, click here:
SALTY LAVENDER: Lavender Essential oil is created by steam distilling the flowering top.  This oil has analgesic, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antiseptic, and anti-fungal properties.  Although it’s great for balancing the mind and body, it also can help with anxiety, headaches, insect bites, and skin conditions (eczema, rashes, and psoriasis).
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SALTY LIME:  Lime is created by cold expressing the oil from the rind/peel.  it has antiseptic, tonic, antibacterial, antiviral, and restorative properties and has been used for anxiety, soothing broken capillaries, dissolving cellulite, energy, memory improvement, and promoting a sense of well-being.
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SALTY SUNSHINE:  Lemon, Grapefruit, and Wild Orange are amazing essential oils that have tons of qualities.. but it’s best quality, is that it’s a known anti-depressant.  All three essential oils are created by cold expressing the oil from the rind/peel and all three have antiseptic and tonic properties as well.  Lemon also has anti-fungal, antioxidant, antiviral, astringent, and refreshing properties.  It’s been used for anxiety, bites/stings, cold sores, a disinfectant, MRSA, postpartum depression, stress, soothing broken capillaries, dissolving cellulite and more.  Grapefruit also has disinfectant properties and has been used for cellulite, hangovers, stress, depression, and fatigue.  Wild Orange has been used for anxiety, nervousness, complexion, muscle soreness, and wrinkles.  How can you be sad when you’re smelling sunshine in a bath?

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SALTY ROSEMARY + MINT:  Peppermint Essential oil is made by steam distilling the peppermint leaves.  It has analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, and most of all invigorating properties.  It’s been used on everything from alertness, chronic fatigue, nausea, headaches, MRSA, depression and many many more.  The menthol in it gives you that cooling sensation which can feel great on sore and achy muscles.  Rosemary Essential Oil is made by steam distilling the flowering plant.  It has antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-fungal, and anti-infectious properties.  This oil has been used for cellulite, detoxification, fatigue, and even headaches.
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SALTY PEPPERMINT:  Peppermint Essential oil is made by steam distilling the peppermint leaves.  It has analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, and most of all invigorating properties.  It’s been used on everything from alertness, chronic fatigue, nausea, headaches, MRSA, depression and many many more.  The menthol in it gives you that cooling sensation which can feel great on sore and achy muscles.

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Pumpkin Pie Scrub

Pumpkin Pie Scrub PinOur Pumpkin Pie Scrub not only smells delic .. but you can eat it too and it tastes delic.  It’s not recommended to eat, but if you do.. it’s not so bad!! You can purchase this in Simple Sugar and Sweet + Salty and enjoy all the benefits of the scrub while smelling yummy.

This Seasonal Scrub will be leaving us on 1/1/14, so grab it while you can!

Although there is no pumpkin inside of it, you can still read up on the many benefits of Pumpkin here.

No Agua Body Wash

No Agua

No agua, No problem!  Our No Agua Body Wash is made for you to clean yourself without the need for water…hence the name!  This is great for camping, hospital stays, road trips… pretty much any time that a shower just isn’t in the cards!  It’s safe enough to use on baby too!

Instructions:  Shake before every use!  Oils will naturally rise to the top.  You can pour onto a rag, cotton ball, or even baby wipes and then just rub where you need cleaned!

Suggestions:  Dry out a pack of baby wipes and pour this in.  It’s gentle and great to use with disposables and cloth wipes.  You can use this to clean your newborn before the umbilical cord falls off.

Base Ingredients:  The base is made of purified water (no tap in our products!), Grapeseed Oil, and Melaleuca Essential Oil.  We amp it up with either Green Tea or Chamomile Tea and then go up another notch with different blends of Essential Oils.

Water is a great and natural base for any solution and we use purified water (no tap water in our products)!  Grapeseed Oil contains the fatty acid, linoleic acid, this makes it a good solution to improve/cure various skin conditions, such as acne.  It an also assist in preventing the pores from clogging and even contains anti-inflammatory properties.  This oil has been known to stimulate biological tissues to contract and draw together, thus helping reduce swelling and helping with reducing signs of aging.  It is very light and can easily be absorbed by the skin and not leave any oily residue, which also makes this great for sensitive skin.  Melaleuca Essential Oil is created by steam distilling the leaves.  It has antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-infectious, antiseptic, antiviral, and tissue regenerative properties.  It’s great uses include healing cuts, wounds, skin infections, and rashes, along with it’s aromatic influence to promote cleansing and purity.

You receive 16 oz of clean-me-please for $12.00!

Scents we currently carry:

Chamomile: This is made with the base and Chamomile Tea.  Chamomile tea is known to be very calming.  It can help soothe burn pains, skin irritations, and can be used to treat acne.

Green Tea: This is made with the base and Green Tea.  Green tea has natural antioxidant properties, and these are found to be key to its skin-protective qualities.  We’re not saying use this in leu of sunscreen, it’s actually a great assistant to it because it appears to exert sun damage protection by quenching free radicals and reducing inflammation rather than by blocking UV rays. Most of the polyphenols in green tea are catechins.  Catechins, which are antioxidants by nature, have also been shown to function as anti-inflammatory and anticancer agents and the polyphenols in green tea also had anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties.

Chamomile + Lavender: This is made with the base and Chamomile Tea + Lavender Essential Oil.  Chamomile tea is known to be very calming.  It can help soothe burn pains, skin irritations, and can be used to treat acne.  Lavender Essential oil is created by steam distilling the flowering top.  This oil has analgesic, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antiseptic, and anti-fungal properties.  Although it’s great for balancing the mind and body, it also can help with anxiety, headaches, insect bites, and skin conditions (eczema, rashes, and psoriasis).

Loco Coconut Lotion

Coconut Lotion

Coconut Lotion has a base of Purified Water, EVOO, Grapeseed Oil, Coconut Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Beeswax, Organic Honey, Magnesium Flakes, Stearic Acid (an emulsifier derived from animal+veggie fats), and a blend of Certified Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils.

Water is a great and natural base for any solution and we use purified water (no tap water in our products)!  Extra Virgin Olive Oil is loaded with nutrition and antioxidants like vitamins A and E and these can help repair skin damage from sun exposure, cigarette smoke and pollutants and helps to promote your skin’s elasticity.  Sweet Almond Oil is a great emollient because it softens skin, rather than just hydrating it.  It has been known to relieve dry, flaking, and itchy skin due to eczema, psoriasis and rashes and is suitable for all skin types.  Grapeseed Oil contains the fatty acid, linoleic acid, this makes it a good solution to improve/cure various skin conditions, such as acne.  It an also assist in preventing the pores from clogging and even contains anti-inflammatory properties.  This oil has been known to stimulate biological tissues to contract and draw together, thus helping reduce swelling and helping with reducing signs of aging.  It is very light and can easily be absorbed by the skin and not leave any oily residue, which also makes this great for sensitive skin.  Coconut Oil has many uses and properties that make it such a versatile and amazing oil.  It’s great for replenishing and moisturizing skin with it’s natural component Vitamin E, which is why it’s great to help with eczema and cracked, dry skin.  It has antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-aging properties, but let’s not forget how awesome it smells!  Magnesium can increase energy and stamina by encouraging the production of ATP (adenosine triphosphate), the energy packets made in the cells and that’s why they say that good magnesium levels can help you look better, feel better, and gain more energy.  According to Dr. RH Waring*, Magnesium regulates the activity of over 325 enzymes, reduces inflammation, helps muscles and nerve functions, and helps to prevent artery hardening.  Beeswax naturally comes from bees and is extracted, then melted, and then purified by the beekeeper; this process does not include chemical processing.  It’s great for dry, rough, skin because it is good for locking in moisture, fostering cells, and protecting the skin from damage, but also offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral benefits.  Organic Honey is a humectant, which makes it a great moisturizer.  It also has High osmolality which means that the sugars interact with water in such a way that microorganisms cannot develop. In addition, when it comes in contact with wound exudates–fluids that weep from sores or ulcers–hydrogen peroxide is produced. The creation of the hydrogen peroxide can provide antibacterial benefits to ulcerated areas, which speeds healing.  Essential Oil are added not only to be aromatically pleasing, but we choose blends that will have properties and qualities to help your body inside and out!  Stearic Acid is a fatty acid that occurs naturally in various plants and animals.  You’ll find it in animal tallow, cocoa butter, and even veggies.  We use it because it’s a powerful cleanser and a natural emulsifier (which means that it helps blend the oils and water) and it will thicken the products and act as a preservative to give it a longer shelf life!

This products is sold in a 4 oz pump and the price varies on the scent.

Scents that we currently carry:

Natural: This does not have any Essential Oils.

Caramel Almond:  This is the base recipe, but we pumped it up with Coco Caramel and Caramel Almond Tea.

Shea Whaaaat? Shea Butter Body Mousse

lotion3Our Shea Butter Body Mousse is made with a base of Water (Purified, not tap!), EVOO, Grapeseed Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Shea Butter, Magnesium Flakes, Beeswax, Organic Honey, Stearic Acid (a natural emulsifier that’s derived from animal+veggie fats), and blends of Certified Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils.

Water is a great and natural base for any solution and we use purified water (no tap water in our products)!  Extra Virgin Olive Oil is loaded with nutrition and antioxidants like vitamins A and E and these can help repair skin damage from sun exposure, cigarette smoke and pollutants and helps to promote your skin’s elasticity.  Sweet Almond Oil is a great emollient because it softens skin, rather than just hydrating it.  It has been known to relieve dry, flaking, and itchy skin due to eczema, psoriasis and rashes and is suitable for all skin types.  Grapeseed Oil contains the fatty acid, linoleic acid, this makes it a good solution to improve/cure various skin conditions, such as acne.  It an also assist in preventing the pores from clogging and even contains anti-inflammatory properties.  This oil has been known to stimulate biological tissues to contract and draw together, thus helping reduce swelling and helping with reducing signs of aging.  It is very light and can easily be absorbed by the skin and not leave any oily residue, which also makes this great for sensitive skin.  Shea butter is an all-natural vitamin A cream and has Vitamin E that is an amazing moisturizer.  The Vitamin A is important for improving skin conditions such as skin allergies, insect bites, sunburns, wrinkles, blemishes, itching, eczema and more.  Magnesium can increase energy and stamina by encouraging the production of ATP (adenosine triphosphate), the energy packets made in the cells and that’s why they say that good magnesium levels can help you look better, feel better, and gain more energy.  According to Dr. RH Waring*, Magnesium regulates the activity of over 325 enzymes, reduces inflammation, helps muscles and nerve functions, and helps to prevent artery hardening.  Beeswax naturally comes from bees and is extracted, then melted, and then purified by the beekeeper; this process does not include chemical processing.  It’s great for dry, rough, skin because it is good for locking in moisture, fostering cells, and protecting the skin from damage, but also offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral benefits.  Organic Honey is a humectant, which makes it a great moisturizer.  It also has High osmolality which means that the sugars interact with water in such a way that microorganisms cannot develop. In addition, when it comes in contact with wound exudates–fluids that weep from sores or ulcers–hydrogen peroxide is produced. The creation of the hydrogen peroxide can provide antibacterial benefits to ulcerated areas, which speeds healing. Stearic Acid is a fatty acid that occurs naturally in various plants and animals.  You’ll find it in animal tallow, cocoa butter, and even veggies.  We use it because it’s a powerful cleanser and a natural emulsifier (which means that it helps blend the oils and water) and it will thicken the products and act as a preservative to give it a longer shelf life!  Essential Oils will not only give an amazing scent, but they will have properties and qualities that will do your mind and body wonders.

This products is sold in a 4 oz plastic jar and the price varies on the scent.

Scents that we currently carry:

Natural: This does not have any Essential Oils

Pumpkin Brulee:  This is the base recipe, but we pumped it up with a Pumpkin Spice Brulee Tea and Essential Oils of Cove + Ginger.

Pillow Spray- Fight the dust mite!

Pillow SprayOur Pillow Spray is made with a base of Purified Water, which is a great and natural base for any solution and we use purified water (no tap water in our products) and a blend of Certified Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils.

You can use these sprays on your sheets, pillows, mattress, couch, or even as perfume.  There is no stopping you!

These can be purchased in a 4 oz spritzer.

Below are the scents that we currently carry:

Quite Calming is made with a blend of Lavender + Frankincense.  Both are very calming aromatically and also topically.  Lavender EO is not only a calming scent, it has analgesic, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antiseptic, and anti-fungal properties.  Although it’s great for balancing the mind and body, it also can help with anxiety, headaches, and it’s a dust mite fighter!

Rosemary + Mint is a blend of Rosemary and Peppermint Essential Oil.  Rosemary is a dust mite fighter while Peppermint can be very invigorating..also Peppermint EO has analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, and most of all invigorating properties. It’s been used on everything from alertness, chronic fatigue, nausea, headaches, depression and many many more.

Rosemary is just a single blend Rosemary Essential Oil.  It has antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-fungal, and anti-infectious properties.  This oil has been used for cellulite, detoxification, fatigue, and even headaches and is a dust mite fighter!

Lavish Lavender is a single blend of Lavender EO.  It’s not only a calming scent, it has analgesic, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antiseptic, and anti-fungal properties.  Although it’s great for balancing the mind and body, it also can help with anxiety, headaches, and it’s a dust mite fighter!

Peppermint is a single blend of Peppermint EO.  It has analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, and most of all invigorating properties. It’s been used on everything from alertness, chronic fatigue, nausea, headaches, depression and many many more.

Eucalypmint is made with a blend of Eucalpytus and Peppermint.  Peppermint EO has analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, and most of all invigorating properties. It’s been used on everything from alertness, chronic fatigue, nausea, headaches, depression and many many more.  Eucalyptus is a dust mite fighter and has analgesic, antibacterial, anti-infectious, and antiviral properties.  It’s great for bronchitis, asthma, congestion, cooling the body, coughs, jet lag, lice, respiratory viruses, and rhinitis.

Wild Orange is made with a blend of Melaleuca + Wild Orange.  Melaleuca EO is the dust mite fighter and Wild Orange is for scent.  Wild Orange EO has been used for anxiety, nervousness, and concentration.

Grapefruit Special is made with a blend of Melaleuca + Grapefruit.  Melaleuca EO is the dust mite fighter and Grapefruit has disinfectant properties and has been used for hangovers, stress, depression, and fatigue.

Lime is made with a blend of Melaleuca + Lime.  Melaleuca EO is the dust mite fighter and the Lime EO is for scent.  It also has antiseptic, tonic, antibacterial, antiviral, and restorative properties and has been used for anxiety, energy, memory improvement, and promoting a sense of well-being.

Lemony Fresh is made with a single oil of Lemon EO.  Lemon EO is not only a dust mite fighter, but it has properties of anti-fungal, antioxidant, antiviral, astringent, and refreshing properties.  It’s been used for anxiety, a disinfectant, postpartum depression, and stress.

Sexy Time is made with a blend of Lavender + Ylang Ylang + Frankincense + Ginger.  Lavender EO is a dust mite fighter, but the true nature of this spray is to help you feel more at ease.  This blend of oils helps fight rigidity!

Don’t Toss Your Cookies is made with a blend of Peppermint + Ginger.  Peppermint EO is a dust mite fighter, but also helps fight nausea.  Ginger, too, helps fight nausea and has properties of antiseptic, stimulant, and tonic.  It’s used for low libido, coughs, memory, motion sickness, sinusitis, colds, impotence and more.

Sunshine In A Bottle is made with a blend of Lemon + Grapefruit + Wild Orange.  Lemon EO is the dust mite fighter in this group!  Lemon, Grapefruit, and Wild Orange are amazing essential oils that have tons of qualities.. but it’s best, is that it’s a known anti-depressant.  All three essential oils have antiseptic and tonic properties as well.  Lemon also has anti-fungal, antioxidant, antiviral, astringent, and refreshing properties.  It’s been used for anxiety, a disinfectant, postpartum depression, and stress.  Grapefruit also has disinfectant properties and has been used for hangovers, stress, depression, and fatigue.  Wild Orange has been used for anxiety and nervousness