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Crafted entirely from natural oils and essences, Sarabecca is a triumph in the art of perfumery, and all the more captivating because it is a true product of nature.

THE SARABECCA STORY

I would like to tell you about my new creation, Sarabecca. In my work with natural fragrances for Earth Science, I became intrigued with the idea of creating a truly exceptional, sophisticated, rich and complex natural perfume. Making an all-natural perfume every bit as sophisticated and intriguing as the best prestige fragrances on the market proved to be a bigger challenge than I had originally imagined, but I persevered, and after nearly 4 years of effort and countless variations, I finally created two blends that live up to my original vision.  I named the brand Sarabecca, after my two daughters, Sara and Rebecca. Sophisticated, complex and harmoniously balanced, Sarabecca comes in two distinctly beautiful scents.

Night an alluring blend of vetivert, patchouli and amber with highlights of lemon, bergamot, sage and ginger.

Day exquisitely fresh white floral blend with subtle notes of jasmine, tuberose and muguet. Delicate, charming, pure and romantic.

HOW SARABECCA IS MADE

Sarabecca is an all-natural perfume made from two types of fragrance materials, essential oils and natural fragrance essences.  The essential oils include ginger, lemon, bergamot, lavender, vetivert and patchouli to name a few.  However, these are not all of the notes one experiences. Other notes such as melon, cyclamen, cut leaves and muguet have been created using natural fragrance materials. There are literally hundreds of materials that we use to create these natural fragrance essences including rose petals, pine tar, coffee, orange peel, and an array of flowers, herbs, spices and woods. From these source materials we isolate, extract or distil individual fragrance notes that are then combined with other notes to create the desired finished product.  This unique technology allows us to create a complex and sophisticated natural perfume unlike any other.

WHAT YOU WILL EXPERIENCE FROM SARABECCA

Most of us have only known synthetic perfumes, so natural perfume might seem a bit foreign at first.  It may surprise you, but it will almost certainly delight you.  Here are some of the things you might notice.

Strength – Natural oils are subtler than synthetics.  They are not as powerful and pungent.  Therefore, the finished perfume is softer and less intrusive.  This is actually an advantage because there are so many perfumes that you would not wear in a mixed setting (work, for example) where there is a chance someone might object.  Natural perfume is less invasive, and therefore is more practical in such settings.

Duration & Variation – In a natural perfume, each oil in the blend will dissipate at a different rate.  Part of the art and challenge in creating a wonderful natural perfume is knowing this and working with the oils to create something that stays magnificent throughout its wearable life (dry down).  While the character of the fragrance will change subtly from the time you first apply it until it is no longer noticeable, it will remain pleasant and enjoyable.  Natural perfume will fade faster than synthetics, so you almost certainly will apply it more frequently, but, again, there are advantages to having a perfume that won’t stick to you all day and all night.

Vintage – Natural perfume comes from a blend of essential oils.  These oils may differ slightly from year to year, as any natural crop will.  Therefore, like a great wine, the complexion of the fragrance may change slightly from batch to batch (vintage).  Like the winemaker works with the grapes grown in each vintage, the perfumer will make slight adjustment in the blend to get the best blend possible from each year’s crop of oils.

To learn more, visit Sarabecca.com.

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145®  simple, clean, effective

We all know that looking good feels good.  It’s hard to ignore the warm feeling we get when someone we care about pays us a compliment.  Yet, despite the obvious benefits, some men still resist taking better care of their skin.  The reasons are really quite simple.  While they acknowledge the advantages, in general, men don’t want to invest a great deal of time and effort into a skin care “routine”. These facts were our motivation to create 145®.

These all-natural, results-oriented formulas deliver practical, effective and intelligent skin, body and hair care with minimal added effort.  We built the “care” into the kind of products that men are already using by adding the most effective cutting edge natural ingredients that deliver noticeable results.

Simply by cleansing, shaving and applying one of a few easy-to-use specialized treatments, 145® can dramatically improve the appearance of skin with little added investment in time or effort.  You and your family can feel good about using 145® because it is made with safe and natural ingredients. 145® helps men feel good about looking good.

 

145 men JUST ONE WASH

 

 

 

 

 

Cleanse:

JUST ONE WASH FOR HAIR & BODY

Cleanses, moisturizes and conditions skin while it helps to repair damaged hair.  By infusing Just One Wash with protein that binds to the hair shaft, hair is strengthened and protected from breaking and thinning.  Perfect for the gym, travel or home.

PH 5, Vegan, Gluten-free and formulated with an all-natural fragrance.

 

145 men SHAVE CREAM

 

 

 

 

 

Shave:

SMOOTH START SHAVE CREAM

Smooth Start is formulated with smoothing and emollient apricot, almond and macadamia nut oils.  These fruit and nut oils are combined with aloe and botanical skin conditioners to deliver an amazingly close and comfortable shave.  Skin will look and feel soft, hydrated and soothed all day long. PH balanced to extend life of razor.

pH 5, Vegan, Gluten-free and formulated with an all-natural fragrance.

 

145 men SKIN SOOTHER

 

 

 

 

 

AFTER SHAVE SKIN SOOTHER

The Aftershave Skin Soother was made especially for men with sensitive skin or for those who suffer from razor burn. Formulated with menthol to cool, chamomile and aloe to soothe irritation and botanical moisturizers to improve skin tone and hydration.  Splash on face or body anytime you want soothing, cooling relief.

pH 5, Vegan, Gluten-free and formulated with an all-natural fragrance.

 

145 men CALMING MIST

 

 

 

 

 

QUICK FIX CALMING MIST  

Men face unique challenges: from ingrown hair to shaving-related blemishes, to razor burn.  This blemish fighting spray is formulated to offer quick relief.  It contains witch hazel, salicylic acid, willow bark and gotu kola extracts to soothe, exfoliate and clear skin. Quick Fix also delivers hyaluronic acid, aloe, and echinacea to improve hydration.

pH 3.0, Vegan, Gluten-free and formulated with an all-natural fragrance.

 

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Skin Care:

FACE & BODY SKIN BALM

This lightweight, non-greasy lotion for normal to dry skin contains hyaluronic acid, aloe and other skin soothers to lock in moisture and keep skin feeling smooth, soft and comfortable all day long.

pH 6.0, Vegan, and formulated with an all-natural fragrance.

 

145 men FACE LOTION

 

 

 

 

 

NIGHT RENEWAL FACIAL LOTION

Nighttime is the right time to take years off your skin.  As you age, dead, dull, older-looking skin cells build up, and new skin regenerates more slowly.  Night Renewal contains fruit acids to help slough off old tired-looking skin and stimulate skin renewal.  It is also rich in hyaluronic acid, green tea, algae, and ginseng root extracts to hydrate skin and minimize the visible signs of age.

pH 4.0, Vegan, and formulated with an all-natural fragrance.

Ceramide LotionProtect…Soothe…Heal…

What are Ceramides and What Do They Do?

Ceramides are lipid molecules (fatty acids) that are found in high concentrations in the membrane of skin cells.  Ceramides serve many important roles in the skin, including regulating the differentiation, proliferation and apoptosis (death) of cells.  They are also essential components of the stratum corneum.  The stratum corneum is the primary barrier of the skin.  It has protective functions including keeping foreign substances out of the body, and keeping water (moisture) in.  The stratum corneum contains three types of lipids: ceramides, cholesterol and free fatty acids that together form glycophospholipids.  Healthy skin has the right balance and proportion of these lipids.

Why are Ceramides Important?

Studies show that dry and damaged skin is often linked to a reduction in ceramide levels in the skin.  Reduced ceramide levels make it difficult for the skin to retain moisture.  It has also been established that sufferers of certain skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis have reduced or imbalanced ceramide levels.  The successful healing effects of ceramides have been found in studies of eczema and psoriasis.

How Ceramide Healthy Skin Lotion Really Works

Ceramide Healthy Skin Lotion contains plant ceramides, lecithin and essential fatty acids that together create the glycophospholipids that help to restore skin to its optimum state.  With regular use it can improve the skin’s moisture-retaining capacity, actually returning the skin to a healthier condition.  It also contains other important ingredients that contribute to the effectiveness and wonderful texture of the formula, including shea butter (a rich moisturizer) and hemp oil, which has been shown to stimulate ceramide production in the skin.

This month marks 10 years since I acquired the Earth Science line, so I think it is fitting that we are inaugurating our new website to coincide with this anniversary.

The new site will help us keep in touch with you much better than in the past. It incorporates wonderful social media tools (like this blog) that will allow us to provide you with better and more in-depth information. As time goes on, we will add more and more features. Please let us know if there is anything in particular you would like to see us add to the site.

Two of the most exciting innovations on the new site are the Store Locator and the Recurring Order option. The Store Locator will allow you to better locate stores near you that sell Earth Science products. (If you are a retailer and want to be on the Store Locator, please let us know.) The Recurring Order option gives you the choice to have your favorite products shipped to you at regular intervals without having to place another order (and with free shipping with no minimum order).

If you would like to stay up-to-date on changes as they occur, please sign up for our newsletter. That way, we can let you know when new products or features are added. We also encourage you to keep in touch with us via email, which can be sent through the Customer Service tab. We also encourage you to write reviews about your favorite products to share your experiences with others.

So much has happened over the last 10 years, and so much has remained the same. We are much bigger than we were 10 years ago, but we still have the same priorities and core values that we started with: making great natural products that really work for you.

I want to take a second to thank the fantastic people who work here, some of whom have been with me since the beginning. A company is only as good as its people, and it is the great people who work here that make us what we are.

Ultimately, though, it is our customers who really matter. Without you, we do not exist, and we know this. Thank you so much for supporting us and allowing us to grow into the successful company we have become. We sincerely appreciate it!