A move to the country was my inspiration for a hobby that has turned into a business.
I am a retired medical and chiropractic assistant and when my husband and I moved to rural Cotopaxi, I subscribed to a survival website and got some ideas for
I started making lotion bars, which can help with nighttime leg and ankle cramps, as well as sooth itchy skin like psoriasis and eczema. Since no water is added, they are very moisturizing. To use, simply rub on and massage in. After advertising on Facebook and seeing that people liked it, I decided to try other products and those were also liked so I kept making other products.
My line of Sagebrush Botanicals now includes pain creams, lavender salve, a multipurpose healing salve, a lightly scented vapor rub, facial care for both women and men, cuticle cream, deodorant, bug spray, lip balms, aromatherapy inhalers, nighttime balm to help induce sleep.
The base in most of my products is coconut oil, beeswax and essential oils.
I also make dream pillow sachets which are filled with dried herbs. The intent is to improve dreams and sleep. Even the fabric is organic. They are placed between the pillowcase and pillow and as you move around during the night, it releases the scent of the herbs and encourages relaxation and sleep.
My goal is to make products that other people aren’t and for those that prefer organic products with no artificial ingredients or preservatives.
None of my products contain sagebrush though. I was trying to think of a name for the business and everything I thought of was taken. A road by our home is called Sagebrush and saw that name wasn't taken and thus it became Sagebrush Botanicals.
Since only a small amount of my products are needed, a two ounce jar can last several months, sometimes up to a year. No preservatives are used, so they need to be kept in a cool, dark place and can be refrigerated if they become too soft.
The following stores carry my products:
K2 Gallery Arts, 103 - 3rd Street, Westcliffe (open Friday and Saturday 11-4 and Sunday by appointment
The Beckwith Ranch, 64169 CO-69, Westcliffe (open Wednesday-Sunday 11-4)
Mel's Mill, 414 Main Street, Canon City (M-F 9-5, Saturday 10-4, Sunday 10-5)
FloCo Gallery and Gifts 120 E. Main, Florence (9-5, closed Tuesdays)
Products can be shipped and sometimes delivered to the local counties of Custer, Fremont and Chaffee if there are no stores carrying my products. I can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-303-2664.
Quality should never be a compromise. I am committed to helping you feel great, and by feeling great, you look beautiful. Since your skin is your largest organ and absorbs anything you put on, I use only organic ingredients! After all, beauty is only skin deep.
At Sagebrush Botanicals, I believe that beauty is more than skin deep. I believe that true beauty comes from within and is reflected in how we treat ourselves, others, and the planet. My philosophy is grounded in the principles of mindfulness, positivity, and sustainability.
I stock a variety of essential products for every skin type and tone. From day to night and special occasions, I have your look covered! If there is a product that you don't see, I can make it upon request. I only stock products made with naturally occurring, organic ingredients that are healthy for you and for the planet.