Sargasso Blog

Taking the Side of Small Producers

Taking the Side of Small Producers

Our small business supports small farmers and sustainable local production in the Americas and the developing world. When the beautiful new Sargasso Botanica soap goes into production next month, I won't start tagging my product line #palm-free. While these kinds of moves will allow us to feel better about our personal choices, they won't change the ways of this world.

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1st Summer Market!

1st Summer Market!

Sargasso is at Local Makers Market Summer edition from 11am - 6pm on Saturday June 23rd. Visit the stall at Abney Hall, Stoke Newington N16 0AS for a free gift (exciting) with every purchase!

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I (finally) love my fine, thin hair

I (finally) love my fine, thin hair

How my very fine, thin hair and having babies with a man who wears dreadlocks created my obsession with aloe vera, coconut oil, and muru muru butter, leading to the Sargasso line of KokoVera hair products. . . AND (very importantly) got me permanently over the "I hate my hair" struggle.

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SeaFlowers: Our scent inspired by the Sublime Undersea

SeaFlowers: Our scent inspired by the Sublime Undersea

Strange flowers live in the sea, in the dark amongst the coral forests. Far away from our admiring eyes, we can only imagine them. Discard the spectrum of normal colours and shapes. These groves of alien blooms carpeting coral rocks are far beyond our wildest dreams. Brilliant phosphorescent colours are nature's bounty. Our original scent is named for them, SeaFlower: beautiful, sparkling, happiness-inducing scent pleasure!

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Captain Shaddock's 'Forbidden Fruit'

Captain Shaddock's 'Forbidden Fruit'

Citrus Paradisi . . . the grapefruit. Globes of pale yellow-green fruit with white, yellow, pink or red flesh. It was the honey pomelo imported from Asia that was crossed with an orange to give this leafy tree and its delicious, fragrant citrus fruit. We love the scent of pomelo perfume: a clean, this-side-of-sweet citrus with honeyed and floral topknots. It's in two of our new scents.

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Scalp Health

Scalp Health

When did you last think about taking care of your scalp? Worrying about your hair is useless unless you're taking care of the skin underneath.

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