Put your fresh face forward for 2014

FreshFaceChoose from our variety of Clay masks to cleanse and rejuvenate your face.. or body!  After you wash/rinse your face, top it off with our Wake Your Face solution; made with chamomile tea and essential oils of lavender and melaleuca.

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Growing Up

We’re so excited to finally announce that the Two Simple Owls can now be found on the shelves at Growing Up.

Growing up is located near downtown St.Petersburg and they have the largest, local selection of cloth diapers and accessories as well as organic clothing and toys. We can’t get enough of them! 🙂

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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.

Give a gift they will get great use out of!

Christmas ShoppingStarting your Christmas Shopping already?  Why not start here?!  Put your order in today and then send us an email to let us know these are gifts and they will be made and shipped in December (unless you’re to excited and want it sent now!)  We offer services of shipping to different locations* so you don’t have to mess with the Post Office lines and we’ll even help out with the gift wrapping!*  So head on over to twosimpleowls.com and get your shopping on!  Not sure what to get someone?  Send us an email at contact@twosimpleowls.com and we’ll help you find the perfect gift.

*Shipping costs will be charged per location.  One that goes to FL and another to NY, that would be 2 shipping fees, but don’t worry because we always refund the overages.

*Gift wrapping is available for a $5 fee.  Don’t worry though, we’ll make it extra special!

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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.

Bathroom style

Bathroom style

Complete your bathroom set with some Bath Time Fun products from the Two Simple Owls!


Plush bath mat
kirklands.com

Monkey home decor
zgallerie.com