Kreyòl Essence: Natural Beauty with a Purpose

By Kristie Snyder, GreenLeaf Editor Yve-Car Momperousse and Stéphane Jean-Baptiste are all too familiar with the predominant image of Haiti in the US media: poverty, destruction, and desperation. But that’s not how the owners of beauty-product company Kreyòl Essence see […]

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Avital’s Apiaries Bodycare Buzzes with Goodness

By Kristie Snyder,
GreenLeaf Editor Bees perform a kind of alchemy, transforming pollen and nectar into that sweet, sticky substance that got Pooh Bear into so much trouble back in Rabbit’s hole. Lesli Sagan, owner of Avital’s Apiaries, is a bit […]

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Balance Your Day with Local Aromatherapy

By Cassandra Leveille, GreenLeaf Intern Kash Iraggi-Wiggins, the owner of Balance Aromatherapy, conveys a sustained, intimate knowledge of her products — where they are sourced and what blends of oils and herbs constitute the final product. Kash started making aromatherapy […]

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