Really excited!! Indie Beauty Expo is the penultimate trade show for creators and makers of great handmade grooming and beauty products. And to top it off... super thrilled to share a space with a fab company from the UK, Electric Ink! They're a tattoo skincare line in London. It simply couldn't be a better fit. We are going to rock this thing. Thanks so much, to IBE for inviting me! And well, New York City... I just love that town.
So exciting!! This amazing conference in San Jose, California, Watermark Conference for Women has an up and coming product search component to it and I've been chosen to pitch CCBotanical's Parfum Sampler of all 8 fragrances!! Watermark has been going for 21 years, supporting women at executive levels and beyond. It just sounds tremendous with terrific keynote speakers and lots of workshops and networking. April 21 - 22nd. WOO HOO!!
We're so very proud to be included in NICHE Apothecary Journal's newly designed Twitter banner. Beautifully illustrated products they love are artfully designed and we are one of them. Such a mutual admiration society :) Note: we had to edit the graphic to fit it here..
A couple of weeks ago, Jana Knauerova, responded to a tweet I put up on Korean women getting pubic hair transplants. We chatted back and forth a bit. More impetus to get the oils and I to New York, right? And then, yesterday, this lovely review from NICHE Apothecary Journal of which Jana is a writer/reviewer along with three other lovely folks. They LOVE Bush Country. That pink grapefruit is blushing, now. Love their journalling, do check them out. You can find them on Instagram and Twitter, too. Here's the sweet article:
Yup, a lovely write-up by Katherine Flemming, beauty editor at Elle Canada, December's issue. Got the big Elle Loves!!! in the featured 'Basic Training Go Lightly into winter', only available in hard copy magazine. Pg. 194.
Holistic Nutritionist and Life Coach, Alex Picot-Annand came to visit the studio and we had a wonderful time...lots of fun and laughter along with noses hovering over bottles with ooohs and aaahs abounding. Check it out. She was a great interviewer.
"Karl Ove Knausgaard: The bear do
It isn’t what Karl Ove Knausgaard has in his closet that’s memorable – it’s that impressive facial hair. Knausgaard, the serial Norwegian autobiographer, has probably the most famous literary beard since Farley Mowat, the hirsute Canadian writer and environmentalist who died in May. How does the international sensation keep his salt-and-pepper scruff so consistently short and spiky? Only Don Johnson knows for sure.
Want the look? Stop shaving, stock up on Musky Barber Shop essential-oil spray by Vancouver’s Happy Spritz ($28 for 100 ml throughwww.happyspritz.com) or Christine Chanter Botanicals Beard Oil ($30 for 30 ml through www.christinechanter.com)."Read More
..here's the excerpt from the Toronto Life magazine, October 2014 on page's 90 and 91. There were 6 top choices.
"CREAMS OF THE CROP"
Our favourite all-natural lotions, potions and goops
(category 5) FRAGRANCE
Christine Chanter Botanicals
Chanter, a registered massage therapist, started using essential oils on her clients 20 years ago and soon graduated to mixing her own scents. Our favourites include the floral Parfum 2 ($40), as well as Bush Country, a scented oil for what Chanter calls “lady gardens” ($35).
Alternative cures for six everyday ailments - no prescription necessary
(category 6 ) MUSCLE ACHES
Christine Chanter Botanicals Muscle Roll-on
A substitute for Tiger Balm that smells like black spruce. $45.
Thrilled to have been invited to be part of a pop-up show hosted by Fresh Faced and Health Hut folks from May 1st to 4th. Green goodness in body products is the banner and vision for this exciting venture.
Please come visit us! It's noon til 7 Thursday til Saturday and til 6 on Sunday.
I had the pleasure of sharing my stories with the lovely Caroline Ariail of Pure Green Magazine for a Valentine's Day post in 2013. Her blog had me chatting about my inspirations, scent development & generally what excites me about organic, environmentally friendly products.. that smell really, really good.