Happy Body Balm
My go to moisturizer!
The properties of this slave are out of this world. I love the consistency and the fact that when I use it that my hands are left silky smooth. I hate when rough skin catches fibre and I handle a lot of fibre! This moisturizes my hands in between fleece washing and dying, during felting sessions, classes and the constant hand washing that comes with children. I even use this to moisturize my feet. I carry the small one with me at all times and reload from the big one which I have right beside my bed! I have even used this as a lip balm in a pinch!
This hand slave is perfect for every fibre artist. A luxury blend of lavender, calendula, shea butter and beeswax.
A little About Emily and Moonrise Herbals
Emily Kogan-Young left Montréal, where she was born and raised, to trade the big city life for small town mountain adventures in 2014.
Rossland, BC welcomed her with open arms. The thought of limited jobs in the area posed no problem to Emily. She would tree plant in the summer and play the rest of the year. That was until a chronic injury flared up and left her out of work during the 2015 season. All she had was a balm she’d made to treat the muscle pain and inflamed skin that comes with the job and an uncertain future. Emily made it out of necessity. Her body took a beating working out of a bush camp and her sensitive skin couldn’t tolerate most of the conventional pharmaceutical products. Before leaving camp she packed her balm and gave away the extra to friends. Upon Emily’s return, they told her about all the ways it had helped treat their various injuries and skin conditions and asked eagerly for more. That led to selling the balms at farmer’s markets where another vendor told her about the Community Futures Self-Employment Program. Emily had always thought of her love for herbal medicine as a passion and side project, not a viable source of income. She had no business training and barely an idea of how to make it work until entering the program, received training and guidance and started writing Moonrise Herbal’s business plan. Her love of helping others feel better through all natural plant-based products started to become a reality.