LeNoirBleu

Wellness Bath & Body Wares: Vegan Witchy Small Batch

Portland, Oregon

Buyers are raving!

This shop got multiple 5-star reviews in the past 7 days.

Announcement    Welcome to our shop of magickal, botanical, sensory delights. We hope to take care of all your wellness ware, skin care, nature ritual, aromatherapy, and apothecary needs.



2020-2021 PANDEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT:
Thank you for continuing to shop for Le Noir Bleu items during this stressful and confusing time. We hope to bring you peace, comfort, and a little magic with our soothing sensory products.
PLEASE NOTE: We are currently only shipping orders once a week, to limit exposure and slow the spread. Moreover, every order is handled with extreme care, wiping items with rubbing alcohol while wearing a mask and gloves, etc. So, it can take a little longer to fill orders than folks are perhaps used to from us. Please be patient, we are not a corporation with a huge warehouse and some items are made-to-order. Also, keep in mind, the queue is first come, first served: we make/pack/ship orders in the order they are received.
In general, most orders will still go out in 5-7 business days (though we advertise as 1-2 weeks, just to have a cushion). Thank you!


****************************************************************************************************
PAST EVENTS:

--December, 2020:
Crafty Wonderland Online Holiday Market on Dec 12th, 2020.
We are grateful to have been a vendor at this iconic market at the Oregon Convention Center several times, and this year it's all online (due to COVID).
AND 20% of all sales, all day will be donated to RAINN (https://www.rainn.org), which assists survivors off sexual assault and abuse.
For more information about the Crafty Wonderland Holiday Extravaganza Market please visit:
https://craftywonderland.com/pages/virtual-market
And we will be going LIVE on Instagram that day, at 1:30PM, discussing phases on the moon, herb rituals, and plant magick/medicine. Come watch and feel free to ask questions! I can't wait to hangout with you in cyberspace.

--CHRISTMAS SHIPPING: If you are wondering if your purchases will arrive before Christmas, your guess is probably as good as mine. I send everything USPS Priority Mail with Tracking and Insurance and I get receipts. Generally, things will arrive in 3-6 business days. But it is Christmas and it is COVID and lately, even Amazon changes dates on people with no notice...so, I'll do my best. I'd say to be safe: place all order by Dec 14th. Anything between Dec 15-20 will maybe make it on time, but I make ABSOLUTELY NO promises or guarantees. Please, just use common sense.
HEADS UP: I will likely be shutting my shop down by Dec 20th for a week or two because we desperately need a little vacay! Can't wait for 2021!

--November, 2020: Animal Aid Fundraiser on Nov 14th, 2020. A virtual, online event.
We will donate 20% of all our Etsy sales for 24 hours on that Saturday, November 14th to a no-kill animal rescue shelter here in Portland, Oregon.
Shop WHILE helping out a sweet little friend trying to find their forever home.
For more information, please visit: https://www.animalaidpdx.org/events/artisans4animals2020/

___________________________________________________

Psst...If you want to test items out in person, please try any of our fabulous stockists/markets listed below!*
*Since COVID, our wholesale and in-person market game obviously isn't as strong...so the shops and markets listed below may not have updated stock...please check their website listings or email or call them ahead of time.

SHOPS:
Looking for Le Noir Bleu at local shops in person? Try these mighty fine brick and mortars!
(NOTE: Different locations carry different products. You may want to call first):

Carter & Rose
3601 SE Division
Portland Oregon 97202  
503-729-8677
www.carterandrose.com
(select spritzers and bath soaks)

Made in Oregon 
Six Locations: 
Clackamas Town Center, Happy Valley, OR
Eugene, OR
Newport, OR
PDX Airport (outside security gates, not in the concourse).
Pioneer Place, Downtown Portland, OR
Washington Square, SW Portland, OR

Missionary Chocolates 
2712 NE Glisan Street
Portland, Oregon 97232
(503) 206-8439
www.missionarychocolates.com
(select spritzers, face mask, balms, and bath soaks. Mainly the Pagan Moon, Oregon Trees Breeze, and Rose items)

Perks of Art
384 E Main Street
Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
(503) 718-7252
www.perks-of-art.com
(they nearly carry our whole line, though specific scents do run out from time to time, so call ahead)

NW Women's Fitness
2714 NE Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97232
(503) 287-0655
www.nwwomensfitness.com
(select spritzers, balms, and Essential Oil Roll-ons)

The Raven's Wing Magical Co. PDX
7927 SE 13th Ave
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 946-8951
https://www.theravenswingmagicalco.com
(Full Moon soaks, candles, and perfumes. Pagan Moon soap, balm, and spritzer. Rose Garden soap. Various balms).

Urban Hive (sadly closed Oct 30th, 2017. May reopen elsewhere at some point).)
200 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
(971) 373-8647
(nearly the whole line)

Virtuous Pie
1126 SE Division Street
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 334-2073
www.virtuouspie.com
(Pagan Moon and Citrus Sunset spritzers)
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NEW! ONLINE SHOPS where you can find Le Noir Bleu:

Lilith and Sage
https://lilithandsage.com
"We are a small woman owned brand carrying Halloween and Fall year round, magical home decor items to conjure up good vibes and fashion accessories for all your strange, unusual, eccentric and offbeat needs.
Here at Lilith & Sage we strongly believe in women supporting other women so you will also find handmade pieces from other small woman owned businesses ranging from soy candles, beanies, travel mugs, handbags, aromatherapy, and more!"
(currently just carrying Pagan Moon, but may increase inventory by winter)


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A FEW PAST EVENTS:

---CRAFTY WONDERLAND
Saturday December 14th - Sunday 15th, 2019, 11 AM -6 PM both days
(AND Friday, Dec 13th is a special pre-show shopping event from 5 PM - 9 PM and for ticket holders only, but Saturday and Sunday are open to the public):
Oregon Convention Center, Hall D (Booth # is TBD. Please check back).
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232
https://craftywonderland.com/
All ages.

---MARKET OBSCURA
Sunday, March 24th (OSTARA!), 2019. One day only!
1 PM - 7 PM.
Located at The White Owl Social Club:
1305 SE 8TH Ave & Main
Portland, Oregon
(503) 236-9672
"Market Obscura is a specialty pop-up market featuring an eclectic mix of local artisans from Portland and the Pacific Northwest. Our focus is to showcase the best wares from occult, sci-fi, goth, mystical, and nature inspired aesthetics and growing the creepy community."
https://www.marketobscura.com
21 and over only!

---PORTLAND NIGHT MARKET
Friday April 12th and Saturday April 13th, 2019
4 PM - 11 PM both days.
*Please note PNM is back at the original address on Alder Street, not at Custom Blocks:
100 SE Alder Street
Portland, Oregon 97214
(503) 974-6717
"The Portland Night Market showcases many unique and diverse businesses that call Portland home. Blending food, culture, music, drinks and retail together for an adventurous evening in the Central Eastside. Come meet some of Portland's best makers and creators! The Portland Night Market is a free event."
http://www.pdxnm.com
All ages.

---CRAFTY WONDERLAND
Saturday May 4th, 2019. One day only!
11 AM -6 PM.
Oregon Convention Center, Hall D (Booth # is TBD. Please check back).
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97232
"We believe in sharing all the crafty goodness our community has to offer with real goods made by real people. We believe artists should be able to make a living doing what they love. We believe local street fairs and craft markets should always have a place in the Portland community, and that indoors (out of the unpredictable weather) is extra nice. We think anytime indie makers and the people who support them come together is its own special kind of holiday. So we set out to make this happen regularly, in a twice-a-year market featuring 200+ artists at the Oregon Convention Center, and in our brick-and-mortar store stocked exclusively with goods, gifts, and art created by Portland's best and brightest. Since its inception in April 2006, Crafty Wonderland has become the largest handmade craft show in the Northwest."
https://craftywonderland.com/
All ages.

Saturday December 8th- Sunday 9th, 2018, 11 Am -6 PM both days
(AND Friday, Dec 7th is a special pre-show shopping event from 5 PM - 9 PM and for ticket holders only, but Saturday and Sunday are open to the public):
CRAFTY WONDERLAND
Oregon Convention Center, Hall D (Booth # is TBD. Please check back).
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232
https://craftywonderland.com/
All ages.

Friday December 14 - Sunday October 16th, 2018.
4 PM - 11 PM Fri/Sat and 11 AM - 4PM on Sunday:
PORTLAND NIGHT MARKET
*The Custom Blocks  *(PLEASE NOTE new address for this event. PNM will be at the following address for the remainder of 2018, NOT at the SE Alder address!):
900-998 SE Main Street
Portland, Oregon 97214
"The Portland Night Market showcases many unique and diverse businesses that call Portland home. Blending food, culture, music, drinks and retail together for an adventurous evening in the Central Eastside. Come meet some of Portland's best makers and creators! The Portland Night Market is a free event."
http://www.pdxnm.com
All ages.

Also:
MARKET OBSCURA Nov 2018
PORTLAND NIGHT MARKET 2016 - 2018+
AYURVEDIC AND YOGA HEALTH FAIR 2018
OREGON HANDMADE HOLIDAY MARKET, Eugene, OR Nov 2016 and Nov 2017
LOS ANGELES GIFT SHOW 2001
MELROSE MARKET 2000
____________________________________________

CLASSES:
No more currently booked. Please check back.
____________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

"Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel." -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

•And hey!...see something you like, but you'd rather have it in a different scent? No problem! I occasionally do custom designs. No refunds on custom designs, of course. And, to be fair, they must be prepaid.

*I sometimes do special promos and contests/ free giveaways on Facebook and Twitter and Pinterest and Instagram!*

Please, follow me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/LeNoirBleu

And Instagram: @lenoirbleu

And Twitter too!:
Le Noir Bleu 2 @LeNoirBleu2 for Etsy items
(and for mostly writing related tweets, follow me here:
https://twitter.com/LeNoirBleu)

FOLLOW ME, and I'll gladly FOLLOW YOU back! Let's all help each other out and be a community of support and good karma/threefold law.

"Odors have an altogether peculiar force." -Edgar A. Poe

Announcement

Last updated on Feb 22, 2021

Welcome to our shop of magickal, botanical, sensory delights. We hope to take care of all your wellness ware, skin care, nature ritual, aromatherapy, and apothecary needs.



2020-2021 PANDEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT:
Thank you for continuing to shop for Le Noir Bleu items during this stressful and confusing time. We hope to bring you peace, comfort, and a little magic with our soothing sensory products.
PLEASE NOTE: We are currently only shipping orders once a week, to limit exposure and slow the spread. Moreover, every order is handled with extreme care, wiping items with rubbing alcohol while wearing a mask and gloves, etc. So, it can take a little longer to fill orders than folks are perhaps used to from us. Please be patient, we are not a corporation with a huge warehouse and some items are made-to-order. Also, keep in mind, the queue is first come, first served: we make/pack/ship orders in the order they are received.
In general, most orders will still go out in 5-7 business days (though we advertise as 1-2 weeks, just to have a cushion). Thank you!


****************************************************************************************************
PAST EVENTS:

--December, 2020:
Crafty Wonderland Online Holiday Market on Dec 12th, 2020.
We are grateful to have been a vendor at this iconic market at the Oregon Convention Center several times, and this year it's all online (due to COVID).
AND 20% of all sales, all day will be donated to RAINN (https://www.rainn.org), which assists survivors off sexual assault and abuse.
For more information about the Crafty Wonderland Holiday Extravaganza Market please visit:
https://craftywonderland.com/pages/virtual-market
And we will be going LIVE on Instagram that day, at 1:30PM, discussing phases on the moon, herb rituals, and plant magick/medicine. Come watch and feel free to ask questions! I can't wait to hangout with you in cyberspace.

--CHRISTMAS SHIPPING: If you are wondering if your purchases will arrive before Christmas, your guess is probably as good as mine. I send everything USPS Priority Mail with Tracking and Insurance and I get receipts. Generally, things will arrive in 3-6 business days. But it is Christmas and it is COVID and lately, even Amazon changes dates on people with no notice...so, I'll do my best. I'd say to be safe: place all order by Dec 14th. Anything between Dec 15-20 will maybe make it on time, but I make ABSOLUTELY NO promises or guarantees. Please, just use common sense.
HEADS UP: I will likely be shutting my shop down by Dec 20th for a week or two because we desperately need a little vacay! Can't wait for 2021!

--November, 2020: Animal Aid Fundraiser on Nov 14th, 2020. A virtual, online event.
We will donate 20% of all our Etsy sales for 24 hours on that Saturday, November 14th to a no-kill animal rescue shelter here in Portland, Oregon.
Shop WHILE helping out a sweet little friend trying to find their forever home.
For more information, please visit: https://www.animalaidpdx.org/events/artisans4animals2020/

___________________________________________________

Psst...If you want to test items out in person, please try any of our fabulous stockists/markets listed below!*
*Since COVID, our wholesale and in-person market game obviously isn't as strong...so the shops and markets listed below may not have updated stock...please check their website listings or email or call them ahead of time.

SHOPS:
Looking for Le Noir Bleu at local shops in person? Try these mighty fine brick and mortars!
(NOTE: Different locations carry different products. You may want to call first):

Carter & Rose
3601 SE Division
Portland Oregon 97202  
503-729-8677
www.carterandrose.com
(select spritzers and bath soaks)

Made in Oregon 
Six Locations: 
Clackamas Town Center, Happy Valley, OR
Eugene, OR
Newport, OR
PDX Airport (outside security gates, not in the concourse).
Pioneer Place, Downtown Portland, OR
Washington Square, SW Portland, OR

Missionary Chocolates 
2712 NE Glisan Street
Portland, Oregon 97232
(503) 206-8439
www.missionarychocolates.com
(select spritzers, face mask, balms, and bath soaks. Mainly the Pagan Moon, Oregon Trees Breeze, and Rose items)

Perks of Art
384 E Main Street
Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
(503) 718-7252
www.perks-of-art.com
(they nearly carry our whole line, though specific scents do run out from time to time, so call ahead)

NW Women's Fitness
2714 NE Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97232
(503) 287-0655
www.nwwomensfitness.com
(select spritzers, balms, and Essential Oil Roll-ons)

The Raven's Wing Magical Co. PDX
7927 SE 13th Ave
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 946-8951
https://www.theravenswingmagicalco.com
(Full Moon soaks, candles, and perfumes. Pagan Moon soap, balm, and spritzer. Rose Garden soap. Various balms).

Urban Hive (sadly closed Oct 30th, 2017. May reopen elsewhere at some point).)
200 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
(971) 373-8647
(nearly the whole line)

Virtuous Pie
1126 SE Division Street
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 334-2073
www.virtuouspie.com
(Pagan Moon and Citrus Sunset spritzers)
_____________________

NEW! ONLINE SHOPS where you can find Le Noir Bleu:

Lilith and Sage
https://lilithandsage.com
"We are a small woman owned brand carrying Halloween and Fall year round, magical home decor items to conjure up good vibes and fashion accessories for all your strange, unusual, eccentric and offbeat needs.
Here at Lilith & Sage we strongly believe in women supporting other women so you will also find handmade pieces from other small woman owned businesses ranging from soy candles, beanies, travel mugs, handbags, aromatherapy, and more!"
(currently just carrying Pagan Moon, but may increase inventory by winter)


------------------------------------------------------

A FEW PAST EVENTS:

---CRAFTY WONDERLAND
Saturday December 14th - Sunday 15th, 2019, 11 AM -6 PM both days
(AND Friday, Dec 13th is a special pre-show shopping event from 5 PM - 9 PM and for ticket holders only, but Saturday and Sunday are open to the public):
Oregon Convention Center, Hall D (Booth # is TBD. Please check back).
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232
https://craftywonderland.com/
All ages.

---MARKET OBSCURA
Sunday, March 24th (OSTARA!), 2019. One day only!
1 PM - 7 PM.
Located at The White Owl Social Club:
1305 SE 8TH Ave & Main
Portland, Oregon
(503) 236-9672
"Market Obscura is a specialty pop-up market featuring an eclectic mix of local artisans from Portland and the Pacific Northwest. Our focus is to showcase the best wares from occult, sci-fi, goth, mystical, and nature inspired aesthetics and growing the creepy community."
https://www.marketobscura.com
21 and over only!

---PORTLAND NIGHT MARKET
Friday April 12th and Saturday April 13th, 2019
4 PM - 11 PM both days.
*Please note PNM is back at the original address on Alder Street, not at Custom Blocks:
100 SE Alder Street
Portland, Oregon 97214
(503) 974-6717
"The Portland Night Market showcases many unique and diverse businesses that call Portland home. Blending food, culture, music, drinks and retail together for an adventurous evening in the Central Eastside. Come meet some of Portland's best makers and creators! The Portland Night Market is a free event."
http://www.pdxnm.com
All ages.

---CRAFTY WONDERLAND
Saturday May 4th, 2019. One day only!
11 AM -6 PM.
Oregon Convention Center, Hall D (Booth # is TBD. Please check back).
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97232
"We believe in sharing all the crafty goodness our community has to offer with real goods made by real people. We believe artists should be able to make a living doing what they love. We believe local street fairs and craft markets should always have a place in the Portland community, and that indoors (out of the unpredictable weather) is extra nice. We think anytime indie makers and the people who support them come together is its own special kind of holiday. So we set out to make this happen regularly, in a twice-a-year market featuring 200+ artists at the Oregon Convention Center, and in our brick-and-mortar store stocked exclusively with goods, gifts, and art created by Portland's best and brightest. Since its inception in April 2006, Crafty Wonderland has become the largest handmade craft show in the Northwest."
https://craftywonderland.com/
All ages.

Saturday December 8th- Sunday 9th, 2018, 11 Am -6 PM both days
(AND Friday, Dec 7th is a special pre-show shopping event from 5 PM - 9 PM and for ticket holders only, but Saturday and Sunday are open to the public):
CRAFTY WONDERLAND
Oregon Convention Center, Hall D (Booth # is TBD. Please check back).
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232
https://craftywonderland.com/
All ages.

Friday December 14 - Sunday October 16th, 2018.
4 PM - 11 PM Fri/Sat and 11 AM - 4PM on Sunday:
PORTLAND NIGHT MARKET
*The Custom Blocks  *(PLEASE NOTE new address for this event. PNM will be at the following address for the remainder of 2018, NOT at the SE Alder address!):
900-998 SE Main Street
Portland, Oregon 97214
"The Portland Night Market showcases many unique and diverse businesses that call Portland home. Blending food, culture, music, drinks and retail together for an adventurous evening in the Central Eastside. Come meet some of Portland's best makers and creators! The Portland Night Market is a free event."
http://www.pdxnm.com
All ages.

Also:
MARKET OBSCURA Nov 2018
PORTLAND NIGHT MARKET 2016 - 2018+
AYURVEDIC AND YOGA HEALTH FAIR 2018
OREGON HANDMADE HOLIDAY MARKET, Eugene, OR Nov 2016 and Nov 2017
LOS ANGELES GIFT SHOW 2001
MELROSE MARKET 2000
____________________________________________

CLASSES:
No more currently booked. Please check back.
____________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

"Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel." -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

•And hey!...see something you like, but you'd rather have it in a different scent? No problem! I occasionally do custom designs. No refunds on custom designs, of course. And, to be fair, they must be prepaid.

*I sometimes do special promos and contests/ free giveaways on Facebook and Twitter and Pinterest and Instagram!*

Please, follow me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/LeNoirBleu

And Instagram: @lenoirbleu

And Twitter too!:
Le Noir Bleu 2 @LeNoirBleu2 for Etsy items
(and for mostly writing related tweets, follow me here:
https://twitter.com/LeNoirBleu)

FOLLOW ME, and I'll gladly FOLLOW YOU back! Let's all help each other out and be a community of support and good karma/threefold law.

"Odors have an altogether peculiar force." -Edgar A. Poe

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Video summary: Aahhh...the slow motion stirring of herbs, essential oils, and our special 4-salt therapeutic bath soaks...so soothing. Earth and sea combine to bring you the ultimate relaxation and comfort (chill Cocteau Twins music in the background completes the vibe).

Botanical sensory delights and vegan wellness wares merging nature and spirit.

Le Noir Bleu Aromatherapy, LLC is small batch whimsical witchery, botanical sensory delights, and vegan wellness wares merging nature and spirit. We feature Portland, Oregon handmade/homegrown Celtic herb wands, loose herb ritual incense, our Full Moon Fragrances line, phthalate-free perfume roll-on oils, 100% essential oil wearable aromatherapy roll-ons, cotton wick/ soy wax candles, essential oil spritzers, essential oil diffusers, natural skin and hair/beard care, therapeutic bath soaks, natural body oils, and more—all made by a Certified Herbalist / PNW Crone with over 22 years making soaps, candles, potions, and magickal elixirs.

Hello, wonderful friends. Thank you for stopping by. All are welcome here.

Featuring mindfully handmade, high-quality, cruelty free, all-vegan products, I create items for bath and body, home, and beauty products as well as magickal ritual tools, based off of my Celtic ancestry. Everything is made in NE Portland, by one woman, so obviously, a female owned business.

Le Noir Bleu began with handmade jewelry in 1995, but shifted to candles, soaps and roll-ons by 1997-1999.

As an organic gardener, I put a lot of focus on the cultivation my own food as well as growing plants indigenous to my Celtic ancestors and their traditional folklore, plant magick, and plant medicines.

Le Noir Bleu is all about honoring nature and plant pride. I lived on the Oregon coast (Depoe Bay) for a few years as a teenager and the sea forever echoes own my soul. I like the idea of bringing the gorgeous outdoors of the Pacific Northwest to indoor spaces. If I had my way, the inside of our home would be covered in dried herbs (it's slowly getting there! hahaha), moss, redwoods, dogwoods, juniper tress, edgeworthia chrysantha, Albizia julibrissin, Hamamelis virginiana, mushrooms, lavender, rosemary, jasmine, and roses and we'd have crows, bumblebees, wolves, foxes, polar bears, black panthers, squirrels, and cottontail bunnies as housemates.

I created Le Noir Bleu because the list of unidentifiable ingredients on so-called "natural" products confused and frightened me. I use the least amount of ingredients possible and everything in my cold-process soaps, herbal bath soaks, face serums, balms, and essential oil spritzers are plant-based. Handmade. Natural. Healthy. I'm a visual learner with a deep appreciation for all things sensory. I want to share my love of nature and it's many treasures by making healthy, memorable, and high quality products.

My paternal grandmother was somewhat of a pioneer, being one of the first female deans at a university in the Midwest. She was also a chemistry professor, so I think mixing potions comes naturally to me. My Grandma Bond was also very creative and often hand knitted, crocheted, and sewed clothes for me as a kid.

Although I have worked with larger corporate chainstore entities, I generally choose to keep my wholesale orders small and work with careful precision and intent. Sometimes it takes me awhile to process orders because I want to do them mindfully and artistically instead of mass produce them. If you prefer the robotic quickness and free shipping of Amazon, I’m not the shop for you, loves. And, please, do keep in mind--especially those of you have never worked in retail or customer service--there is a real live human being with a life and feelings behind every box, correspondence, item, and package (even at Amazon)--often merely making minimum wage (or less, if handmade items), so...be kind.

As a longtime non-meat eater (35+ years), Le Noir Bleu is not just all about plant pride and whimsical Celtic/Norse witchery, but also about honoring the vegan community. Every product by us is vegan—so you never have to worry about cross-contamination or buying items from folks who mock your lifestyle or ideals after they take your money 🙄. I see a lot of companies jumping on veganism as if it’s some sort of "trend” by offering one or two vegan items, but still making the majority of their products with tallow (which is rendered beef or mutton fat), lanolin, squalene, ambergris, carmine, goat’s milk, honey, beeswax, etc. I eat a vegan diet and I keep everything strictly vegan in my shop. There is never any worry here. But I am not here to preach veganism to you (yes, I know, there are plenty of vegans that do)— that is a personal choice and there are more than enough resources online for you to explore that journey for yourself (such as www.onegreenplanet.com). I have never forced my choices or viewpoints on others. This is, however, just to be clear, a safe haven for vegans. But all are welcomed, un-judged. I do not believe any real or productive change comes from bullying--or from forced/ insincere change--so please, you follow your path and allow others to follow theirs.

I begin studying and practicing Buddhism about 35 years ago and around the same time I was introduced to Wicca. So the two have an interesting correlation, personally, for me. I have belonged to several Buddhist groups (mainly Vipassana, a couple Zen) and have attended regular meditation groups and dharma talks, though my Cailleach practice has generally been solitary (with the exception of some long ago, initial experiences).

I’m also I deeply passionate about supporting RAINN (the Rape Abuse and Incest National Network), local no-kill animal shelters, and mental health awareness groups by donating my time, products, and a percentage of proceeds annually. I’ve also donated to the NAACP, Actors and Others for Animals, the National Arbor Day Foundation, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, and in 2021 we are excited to start creating welcome/ care boxes for children and teens in the DHS welfare/ social care system as they look for forever homes.

I’m a bit of a recluse nowadays, unlike when I started my business in 1990s. I’m living with the daily challenges of myriad chronic pain issues and CPTSD. I’m grateful to have a large network of incredibly encouraging, supportive, and unconditionally loving friends and family, especially my beloved husband.

I still work part time as a Literary Editor and Writer and I merge my writing with my aromatherapy/herbalism business whenever I can. I am passionate about both and I believe both hold an important place in society for overall health and wellness.

Some of my favorite things are: gray skies, quantum physics, science, folklore, plant medicine, walking in the woods, sitting in the rain by the river, following the phases of the moon, visiting the coast, watching crow communities, photographing fungi and moss and lichen, reading contemporary poetry and fairytales and magical realism fiction, watching old films and Studio Ghibli, listening to music (especially KishI Bashi, Chelsea Wolfe, The Knife, Edith Piaf, Tom Waits, Belle & Sebastian, Radiohead, Bauhaus, CocoRosie, Billie Holliday, and much more), talking to the neighborhood cats who always seem to follow me on my walks, talking to my plants, and rocking in my maternal grandfather’s vintage rocking chair (who passed away in 2006).

Blessed Be.

Hadet, heks. Mar shin leat, cailleachs.

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  • Mary Bond

    Owner, Creator

    It's generally just me, but I occasionally enlist the help of my significant other, friends, & family. I started my former co, Angel Wished Designs, long before going back to college. After completing a BA & MFA, I returned to craft, a little wiser.

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Last updated on March 30, 2018
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But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
•Due to the personal nature of beauty and natural products, it's generally not hygienic for us to accept returns. Handmade products take a lot of time and effort and most of my products are made to order. Please keep this in mind. I am not Amazon and I don't have employees or a storefront. I pay for a website and LLC, but I am by no means incorporated. I do not have big back stock nor a warehouse. I am a very tiny operation. If you think you may require refunds or exchanges, I encourage you to order goods from large chains with liberal policies, because they can afford it. If you want something more unique, with a personal touch, I'm your gal! And I work hard to accommodate my customers, as you can generally see from my reviews.

•However, should there ever be a problem with your order, message me immediately and I'm more than happy to work with you! I shop on Etsy myself, and always appreciate good customer service.

•I just request that you let me know of any issues within a 2 days of receiving your items. Please explain any damage issues and send photos of the problem. We'll work something out. Please keep in mind I'm just one lady, not a huge corporation.
Payment
Visa, MasterCard, or PayPal accepted.
Shipping
*Please, it is your responsibility to read these guidelines thoroughly before ordering, so you know exactly what to expect...

Generally expect to pay approximately whatever are the going rates for USPS priority flat rate boxes. Items are always shipped via The United States Postal Service because it comes with insurance and tracking. And I generally get receipts for the boxes I send, so I can prove I dropped them off in person. This way, we are extra covered should the post office make a mistake.

After undercharging for shipping on larger orders one too many times, I sadly must now include extra items fees. This way, when orders can't fit into the small USPS flat rate box (the size I usually use) and I must upgrade to a medium box, I'm covered.
*But should you ever be overcharged for shipping, I gladly reimburse you. It's easier for me to reimburse you or do a partial shipping refund than for you to have to pay additional shipping fees after you place your order. I will notice any overcharges before I ship and will address the refund then, but feel free to message me if you're worried. I would be too! Shipping is expensive sometimes, and I do my best to keep it as low as I can, but still protect both myself and you, the buyer.

*I ask for 3-5 business days to ship your items out, although I generally average 2-3 (and I've often been known to ship item out in under 24 hours, but do not expect this). It just depends on the day of the week and how many orders are ahead of yours.
*REALIZE THIS 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS ARE HOW LONG IT TAKES ME TO GET YOUR ORDER TO THE POST OFFICE, NOT HOW LONG IT WILL TAKE TO RECEIVE YOUR ORDER AFTER YOU PAY FOR IT. I work hard to turnaround orders as quickly as I can (as mentioned above), but once they are taken to the post office, they have 2-3 BUSINESS days to get the package to you.
*I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DELAYS DUE TO HOLIDAYS OR WEATHER OR POSTAL EQUiPIMENT FAILURE, ETC! This is exactly why I only send items USPS Priority Mail, so protect both YOU and ME and help to ensure items arrive safe and in a timely manner.

*I DO NOT guarantee delivery on specific days, such as holidays (like exactly ON Valentine's Day or right ON Mother's Day, etc. because even the post office makes mistakes and as mentioned before, no one can 100% predict weather and unforeseen circumstances. Place your orders in plenty of time to be packed and delivered on time, do not wait until the last minute unless you are willing to risk later delivery. If being sent to someone other than yourself, it's up to you to ask them to holds unto it until the birthday, holiday, anniversary, etc. But I can mark the outside of the box of you as well, if you like. Just ask me.

Sorry for the lengthy guidelines, but some people need and want all of the precise details. This protects both you and me. Thank you for your time.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please contact me if you own a shop and want wholesale.

I don't do consignment.

I'm happy to take requests for custom orders, if I have the time, just let me know what you're interested in. But custom orders must be paid in advance and there are not cancels allowed. Please be fair and be certain of what you want. I've completed numerous custom designs for weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays. I have had many happy customers and I want to keep it this way. Thank you for understanding,

More information

Last updated on Feb 22, 2021
Frequently asked questions
Wholesale availability

Yes! I love doing wholesale. Just contact me for details. Originally, all wholesale was done via www.lenoirbleu.com, but our site is on hiatus. Please email or message us for wholesale information. Thanks!

Gift wrapping and packaging

If you require gift wrapping, send me a message and we can discuss it. Some of my products already come in cute boxes, but if you want more, let me know.

*Important Shipping Info!

Overcharges are refunded.

Due the diversity in the size of my various products, different sized boxes may be needed, depending on how much you order.

I always send USPS priority flat rate (which comes with tracking and insurance), and most orders fit in small or medium box, depending on what you order and how much.

The USPS typically changes the cost of these boxes annually, so please check their website for the current going rate.

I DO NOT profit from shipping! I charge you whatever the USPS charges me (and occasionally a very small fee for bubble wrap or padding), sometimes even slightly less. Fair and square.