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December Update: Markets

December is going to be a busy month with lots of opportunities to buy from The Sage Soap Company in person. Here are the various markets that we'll be at over the next month! - December 7-10 Christmas Village Market (Guelph) - December 9 Vintage & Maker's Market (Guelph) - December 15 Sustainable Market (Guelph) - December 16 Guelph Farmer's Market  - December 20 Merry Maker Night Market at the Guelph Farmer's Market - December 22 Sustainable Market (Guelph) - December 30 Guelph Farmer's Market 

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Making the switch to natural deodorant

A few weeks ago, I decided to try switching over to natural deodorant that contains no aluminum or alcohol (you might have seen some of my progress on The Sage Soap Company’s insta stories). I started making the recipe after doing some research on how aluminum compounds in deodorant can potentially put women at risk for breast cancer. Other research (mostly talking to my friends and customers) showed me that a lot of people have sensitivities to mass-consumer products and I wanted to make something that worked for them.  The deodorant works really well for me (and lots of other folks who have been using it). I play a lot of sports, so my obvious advice is – reapply after...

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5 Tips for using and storing natural products

How to make sure that you get the full benefits from your natural products. At The Sage Soap Company – we don’t use any preservatives in our products. All of our ingredients are natural (and local and organic where possible). Unlike a lot of items with lots of preservatives and long shelf-lives that you can buy in mass-consumer stores, natural products have to be stored and used slightly differently. Here are 5 tips simple tips for using our products (and all natural products!). Store them in a cool and dark place, out of direct sunlight. An ideal place is in a cabinet, or under the bathroom vanity. Use them sooner than later! Sometimes it’s nice to save nice products for...

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