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A Day At SBA!

A Day At SBA!

Hello, All!   One of my favorite things about running a small business is how detailed myself and the team are about all the little things. We are so appreciative of our customers and SBA fam membe...

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Here's What Carrot Seed Oil, Rosehip Oil, and Retinol All Have In Common

Hello! ​ The Firming Facial Serum didn't get its name by accident... this serum literally helps to tighten, regenerate, and firm skin. How does it do it? That's what we're going to be chatting ...

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Here's How To Get the Laminated Brow Look Naturally + Before and Afters

Hello! ​ As you may know, SBA released our newest products to date... The Brow Styling Wax & Clay. ​ We wanted to give you an update on how this product has been working for our SBA fam! We...

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Skin pH & Your Acid Mantle 101

Hello, all!   If you're familiar with skincare at all, you have most likely heard the term "pH" when browsing products or reading articles. It's a common skincare term that is sometimes misundersto...

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Water-Based & Aloe Cleansers vs. Oil Cleansers

SBA friends, ​ We hope you are having a fantastic day. =) Perhaps it could be made even better by learning what kind of cleanser would work the best for your skin. Water & aloe-based cleans...

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Everything You Need to Know About SPF & Why We Created a Mineral SPF Facial Balm

Hello, sunshine! ​ Summer is basically here already and the weather is changing once again. The sun is shining! For us who live in areas where the winters are cold, dark, and harsh, seeing the ...

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Why You Should Avoid Fragrance, Perfume, and Natural Fragrance In Beauty Care Products

Well, hello!   If any of you have ordered from SBA, you'll notice something missing from the "ingredients" section of the label. Any guesses? If you thoughts of the words "natural fragrance", "frag...

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Nilotica Butter vs. West African Shea Butter

​ You may be wondering, "What is Nilotica butter?" I'm glad you asked. Ready to learn about one of the main ingredients in our Blue Tansy Ultra Rich Moisturizer (aka our most luxurious moisturizer ...

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Treating & Preventing Hyperpigmentation

  SBA Fam,    Today, we’re going to be chatting about a very common skin concern: Hyperpigmentation. However, let’s not just learn about it, let’s learn how to treat and prevent it as well... speci...

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Here's How To Make Non-Toxic Dishwasher Detergent

Hello, all my SBA fam! ​ One of my favorite things is to help my SBA community learn how to make their own non-toxic versions of commonly used conventional products. From making our own DIY hairspr...

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How to Use The Coffee Face Polish In More Ways Than One

Hey Hey!   Coffee... many of us drink it in the morning, including myself! The routine of putting my favorite fresh coffee beans in the grinder and smelling that sentimental heavenly scent. It's on...

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DIY Raised Garden Bed

We're bringing back one of our most popular DIYs ever... our 3'x6' raised garden bed!  Whether you're a crafty person or not, this DIY is simple enough that just about anyone can make this raised g...

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DIY Flaxseed Hair Gel

Hey, there.    Okay, so this DIY may seem a bit peculiar, but it's one of my most beloved because of how inexpensive and ingenious it is! It amazes me how incredibly intricate and complex God made ...

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Our Most Budget Friendly Product Is...

Hi, friends!   At SBA, we try and keep things as budget-friendly as possible while also sourcing the highest quality ingredients from around the world.   All of this to say, we try and help your po...

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What is "Nature's Nectar"?

Calendula Herbal Oil... or Marigold Oil. This powerful and centuries-old oil is endearingly referred to as "nature's nectar" because of its medicinal and skincare properties. Triterpenoids, flavon...

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Skincare Tips To Live By

Hello, beautiful people!   Let's get right into the top 10 skincare tips we live by around here at SBA. A few of these aren't so common and may surprise you! Here we go. =)       Do your hair BEFO...

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Here's A Surprising List of Popular "Natural" Companies That Use Potentially Toxic Fragrance In Their Hair, Skin, & Body Care Products

Hello, all!    If you're signed up to our emails we sent out every week, you know that we've been chatting a big about the marketing of beauty care products and certain ingredients on the back of y...

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DIYs

Do You Have A Pre-Poo? Here's Why You May Benefit from One.

I hope you're having a great day so far. =) ​ I know the silly-sounding title of this email may have made you wonder... "What is a pre-poo?!" Well, some of my curly-haired gals may already be fami...

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face care routine

Here's Why Red Raspberry Seed Oil Is In All Three of SBA's Moisturizers

Hi, SBA Fam!   Red Raspberry Seed oil... Have you ever heard of it? Some of you may find this oil familiar if you use SBA products because I formulated all three of SBA's rich and luxurious moistu...

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sensitive skin

Do You Have Sensitive Skin? Here's Some SBA Products That May Be Game Changers for You

"Is this product good for sensitive skin?" ​ This may be one of our most frequent questions at SBA... And we don't mind it one bit. =) ​ We understand that sensitive skin is a reality for many of ...

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