We’re Moved In…Mostly!

Hey Gang!

Jeebus almighty it’s been two months already?! Well sorry to keep you waiting! Moving in was, shall we say, a unique experience. But we’re back, mostly unpacked and getting ready to gear things up for the fall and winter seasons!

To celebrate the fact that we’ve liberating the majority of our things from the moving boxes were having a sale! “A sale for what” you might ask. Everything! That’s right! The Raw Spa Store is open again and absolutely everything is for sale! And it’s going to stay on sale all through October! So jump on in and check us out!

Oh and if you’d like to see pictures of the landfill turned post apocalyptic war-zone that is our apartment, pictures are incoming soon!

Stay crunchy!

Mack and Guy at The Raw Spa

Mack adds this disclaimer “Let them know that we’ll be adding more things to the store, but they won’t all be on sale. It’s just all the things I put in this week. Oh! and give them a 10% off coupon code!”


Here is your 10% off coupon code: SUPERGREEN


WTF is… Sesame Seed Oil?!

The sesame seed is hardcore: It’s plant is able to grow in drought, flood, and nutrient poor soils. It is one of the oldest seed crops known to humanity, at least 5000 years old. Heck, it is utilized across the planet as an edible, processed into a cooking oil and even utilized as a skin care product. So yeah, sesame seeds are the McGuyver of the crop scene, older than dirt and useful in just about every situation.

Nutty, sweet, and delicious little sesame seeds! Image via www.spiritofhealthkc.com

Nutty, sweet, and delicious little sesame seeds! Image via http://www.spiritofhealthkc.com

Sesame seeds have been in vogue for a very long time. Records from civilizations as old as Babylon and Assyria mention sesame, around 4000 years ago! Historically, sesame was favored for it’s ability to grow in areas where other crops refused to grow. In addition to being obscenely resilient, it is one of the worlds earliest condiments. Seeing as it is rich in calories, protein, dietary fiber, fats, B vitamins and dietary minerals can you really blame them for loving it so much?

Sesame oil ranges from colorless and odorless, to a rich gold, with a very subtle, nutty scent. Image via www.eatseed.com

Sesame oil ranges from colorless and odorless, to a rich gold, with a very subtle, nutty scent. Image via http://www.eatseed.com

When not being used on hamburger buns or as a cooking oil , sesame seed oil is a fantastic source of our old pals linoleic acid (a delightful moisturizer), oleic acid (a friendly neighborhood skin softener), and a new gang of pals, the phytosterols, which is great for softening skin, battling weather damaged skin and reducing inflammation.

Like the ancient Egyptians we use sesame seed oil in our product for it’s healing and restorative properties. Oasis Body Butter and Hatshepsut Skin Parfait, from our Jewel of the Nile line, are rich in sesame seed oils to soothe and moisturize your skin. Our Aftercare Whipped Buttercream, from the Erotica Sensualis line, also has sesame seed oil in it, to help soothe skin after strenuous activity.

All this week, all these guys are 10% off! So what are you waiting for?

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