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S.W. Basics Gift Guide

‘Tis better to give then receive – except, of course, if you have no idea what to give. Admit it: Even the most spirited of us can become slightly Grinch-like at the prospect of gift shopping creatively. That’s where we come in to save the day, ala Cindy Lou Who. (But wait. Do you know who played Cindy Lou in 2000’s classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas? Bet it’ll blow your mind.) We’re here to help answer the what-the-heck-do-I-buy-this-person question – and vastly improve your holiday mood in the process.

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This Holiday, I am Misting.

After Thanksgiving, two things predictably happen: One, my stress levels spike, thanks to the breakneck pace of “holiday,” a time full of non-stop consuming, partying, and traveling. Two, my skin freaks out, thanks to the aforementioned activities.

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We’re All About Those Healthy Fats

People often ask me what the most powerful, nutritionally focused thing they can do to improve their health is. Since we’re all so different, and we all require unique nutrients to best fuel us, choosing just one thing that universally improves health is super tough. There is one fairly universal answer, though; boost your fat intake!

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Meet Our Cream Scrub

It’s a scrub… it’s a cream… it’s a cream scrub? Yep! Allow us to formally introduce you to our Cream Scrub, a new addition to the S.W. Basics family. Created using organic shea butter, organic coconut oil, organic olive oil, and organic Demerera sugar, it’s a total dream. And while we could leave it at that, we won’t – because behind every new S.W. product there’s always a story.

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Our New Tube Creams – What’s Different?

Late last year, we launched our Pilot Batch Tube Creams. They were exactly what they sound like: Our best-selling shea butter Cream, packaging up in an aluminum tube, and sold on a trial, test-and-learn basis. While many of you loved them, we did gather some important feedback on how to make them even better. We took note of your recommendations, refined some elements, and we’re psyched to launch our OFFICIAL Tube Creams.

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