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The Secret of… Natural Insect Repellant

Camping season is here! There is nothing better than getting away from it all: just you, a tent, a campfire, fresh air…. and BUGS! We are all familiar with the numerous commercial brands of insect repellants chock full of chemicals that are hazardous to humans as well as the environment. So, how can you keep… Read more >

The Secret of…. Wet Brush Shaving

Over the past few months, the Garden Gal has noticed an increase in men visiting the store to stock up on their supplies for wet brush shaving. Many are seasoned wet brush shavers and some are novices; all looking for the clean, close shave that they find lacking through the use of disposable razors and drugstore shaving… Read more >

The Secret of… What Dad REALLY Wants

  Dad, Grandpa, Uncle, Godfather… the men in your life need pampering, too! After the popularity of our Mother’s Day post, the Garden Gal once again polled those in the know and came up with these tried-and-true favorites that are sure to make Dad (or any man!) happy: Mary R.: Crabtree and Evelyn Nomad Soap… Read more >

The Secret of… The Perfect Bold Lip

Like everyone else in the Midwest, this Garden Gal is feeling stuck in a rut after our never-ending winter. So, how to break out without spending a fortune? By wearing a new bold lip color, of course! The Garden Gal is fortunate to have all of the fun new shades of lip colors at her fingertips… Read more >

The Secret of… Natural Deodorants

Memorial Day is just around the corner and that means summer is officially here! Summertime brings trips to the beach, barbecues, outdoor sports, and… sweating! What is a person to do in order to protect herself/himself from perspiration and odor in a natural and safe way? Don’t worry, the Garden Gal is here to break… Read more >

The Secret of… the VIC Face and Body Cloth

A blog post devoted entirely to a washcloth? Hmm… has the Garden Gal lost it? Not at all! This is one of the most amazing products that we carry at Garden of Eden and it is time to share the secret with the rest of the world. Dating back to World War II, the history… Read more >

The Secret of… What Mom REALLY Wants

The countdown to Mother’s Day is on! And what does Mom really want? To answer this question, we polled all of the Garden Gals– it is no secret that we love to help people find the product that is perfect for them or someone special. Mother, Grandma, Aunt, Special Friend… whoever you’re shopping for, we are here… Read more >

The Secret of… Natural Sunscreens

Spring is here (finally!) and warmer weather means more exposed skin, longer time out in the sun, and a greater need for sunscreen. There are many options when it comes to protecting your skin in a way that is best for you and the environment- the list of ingredients to look for seems to change… Read more >

The Secret of… Egg White Soap

What if the Garden Gal told you that by using one little bar of soap your skin could feel clean and your pores noticeably tighter without over-drying? Or that this amazing facial soap can also be used as a mask? And that the one bar works well on all skin types and typically lasts for… Read more >

The Secret of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

Did you know that the sense of smell is the one sense most closely associated with mood and memory? Imagine your favorite memory- is there a scent associated with it? Scents can be comforting, invigorating, and grounding. Through the use of essential oils in aromatherapy, you can trigger the mood you desire quickly and efficiently…… Read more >