Posts in Green Living
What Makes Heart & Arrow Soap So Amazing?

When it comes to getting clean, you deserve to lather up with a soap bar that will treat your skin with the utmost love and respect, while loving & respecting the earth and our connection to it.

We aren’t kidding around!

Purchasing a soap bar may not be something you have thought too much about in the past, but did you know that those conventional soap bars can actually do more damage than good when it comes to your skin? 

Here, at Heart and Arrow, we leave the synthetic, drying ingredients out and instead, pour a whole lot of love and luxury into our bars!

In this article we wanted to let you know exactly what you’ll be putting onto your skin when you use our beautiful bars, because as a consumer you deserve to know!

We can’t wait for you to find out…

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How to Nurture Skin Health from the Inside Out

It’s easy to be taken in by all the ads littering our social media feeds advertising the latest “holy grail” product guaranteed to give you the “skin of your dreams.”

Perhaps you’ve splurged in the past only to be disappointed by the results or maybe the product worked okay for a week or two before it stopped giving you the results you had initially fallen in love with.

You aren’t imagining it…

In this article we’ll share our top 3 tips for gorgeous skin from the inside out!

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My Favorite (Easy) Ways to Amp Up Bathtime!

A bath seems like a great idea, but when it comes down to it, how do you make it more special than just sitting in a tub of hot water? (Which I admit, is almost enough for me!)

Bath time can be an opportunity to let go of stress, sore muscles, troubles & worries, and even a time to meditate and gain new insights into your goals. Here I share 5 of my favorite ways to make the most out of your bath.

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Heart & Arrow's 'Green Team' Adopts a Highway!

We had a blast this past Saturday as the Heart & Arrow Green Team descended on our 1.3 mile stretch of Rt. 209 outside Kingston, NY. This popular “gateway” to the Hudson Valley is a beautiful stretch of road. We’re stoked to be stewards of this section for the next 2 years.

It was gray and wet, but warm and springy- and we got our cleanup on!

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Creating Your Personal Spa: 3 Easy DIY Recipes for Self Care

How many times have you told yourself you’ll make time for a massage, a facial, a visit to the spa? And how many times has it actually happened?

Sometimes, the “good life” can seem so out of reach. Not enough money, not enough time to spend on yourself & actually feeling good- physically, mentally & emotionally.

But the truth is, self-care doesn’t have to come from a spa, a salon or a therapist (although all three are absolutely amazing & budgeting them into your schedule at least quarterly will do you a world of good!). Maybe you can you commit to once a week for yourself. Can you pencil in 1 or 2 hours on a weekend or a Tuesday evening to do YOU? I believe you can & I believe you will be much happier with your life if you do.

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What Sets Us Apart Brings Us Together: The Heart & Arrow Manifesto

This week, I want to share with you a new addition to my About page, and indeed to the Heart & Arrow Handcrafted brand itself. It is the Heart & Arrow Manifesto. This is a declaration of independence of sorts. A call to action for the tribe. A siren in the night. I hope you hear it, feel it, & rejoice in it because sister, we are moving forward together!

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3 Simple Tips for Living a Greener Lifestyle in the New Year

"Change can happen if we all live like we’d like the change."

Former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore, said in his 2015 talk at the annual Climate Reality Leadership Program in Delhi, India.

Think about it, we talk about wanting and needing change in the world, but how much are we actually doing every day?

It all comes down to making small lifestyle changes that can actually bring about the biggest change.  To help you along, here are 3 simple tips to help you live greener, like you’d like the change.

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3 Ways To Be More Environmentally Conscious & Sustainable This Holiday Season

With the festive season just beginning, chances are you’ll soon be purchasing holiday gifts for all your friends and families to show them how much you cherish them.

Purchasing gifts can be a little stressful, especially if you leave it for the last minute, not to mention it’s not great for the environment thanks to all that extra paper and product packaging. In fact, millions of tons of plastic ends up in landfills every year, especially at this time of year, where it pollutes our precious earth, because plastic is not degradable.

In this article we’ll show you how to shop a little cleaner and greener these holidays so you can know you’re doing your part towards keeping our environment a happier, healthier place.


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How Our Signature Essential Oils Can Help Your Mind, Body and Spirit

We adore essential oils here at Heart and Arrow so it’s only natural that you’ll find them in most of our products.


Not only do essential oils provide incredibly healing benefits for the skin, each unique scent has a powerful effect on the mind and can truly transform your mood simply by inhaling their gorgeous scent.

In this article we wanted to open your eyes and introduce you to just a few of the healing essential oils in our world, and why they are so wonderful for you!

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