March 2011

The Latest and Greatest

Well, you've heard us talking about spring and that does mean a lot going on for Becca & Mars. Here's the scoop: New Products We've got the Lavender Frankincense Hand Candy, the Orange Ylang Ylang Hand Candy and the Calm Yourself Hand Candy.

Happy Spring from Baltimore

Have you noticed?  Crocuses have been around for a couple of weeks.  Redbuds, forsythia and daffodils are in bloom.  Cherry blossoms and magnolias are budding.  The city is gradually turning greener as new shoots, leaves and grasses start to grow.  I can smell the mock orange shrubbery in my neighbors’ backyard - the perfect blend of oranges and honey.

Becca & Mars End of Winter Sale

Today through March 19th, save 20% off all 'Winter Night' products. This includes: Winter Night Essential Oil Blend

Spring Shows

Hey everyone - spring is coming and outdoor markets and craft shows are 'springing' up! Here's where you'll be able to find Becca & Mars: Liberty High Spring Craft Fair, Sat. March 26, 9am - 3pm, Sykesville, MD Fenton Street Market, Sat. April 30, 9am - 3pm, Silver Spring, MD We hope to see you there!

Why Buy Products that Use Essential Oil?

What are Essential Oils? Essential Oils are pure distillations of flowers, herbs, roots or resins.  These oils are often expensive, and they are prized for their potent fragrances as well as their medicinal benefits.  The oils are extracted through steam, cold press, or water distillation.  Essential oils have a broad range of therapeutic uses and can produce some dramatic effects on the body.  They are often used in aromatherapy practice.  Some of the prized effects are: skin and hair softening, skin moisturizing, rash / eczema / psoriasis relief, youthful looking rejuv