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Andalou Naturals 30% off Pop-up Sale

Sunday, July 16 | All Three Stores | All Day Sale | Active Demos 12:00-5:00 p.m.

Receive 2 for $10 on all Andalou Naturals hair care products plus 30% off all of their other beauty and personal care products

Join us on Sunday, July 16th at all three stores for our one-day-only Andalou Naturals pop-up sale! All co-op shoppers are eligible to receive a special 2 for $10 deal on all Andalou Naturals hair care products as well as 30% off all of their other beauty and personal care products in our Wellness department all day long.

Plus, personal care experts from Andalou will be offering free hand facials, sponge demonstrations, and sheet mask demonstrations from 12:00-5:00 p.m.

In addition, a number of giveaways will take place from 12:00-5:00 p.m.:

  • Spend more than $50 on Andalou Naturals products and receive a free gift with a retail value worth $20.
  • Spend less than $50 on Andalou Naturals products and receive a smaller gift such as a face mask or travel size item.
  • Enter the Andalou Naturals gift bag raffle for your chance to win even more fabulous items!

Andalou Naturals is the first Non-GMO Project Verified natural beauty brand focused on label transparency and quality ingredients. Their entire product line follows the Superior Source Ingredient Standards, which include items that are certified non-GMO and gluten-free, certified organic, organically-grown, vegetarian, vegan, sustainably sourced, fair trade, and cruelty free. Their products utilize fruit stem cell science, an antioxidant defense system inspired by nature, to hydrate, sooth, and replenish.

We carry a wide selection of their products, including shampoos and conditioners, body lotions, hand creams, cleansing foams, serums, toners, exfoliators, masks, and more. In addition to their strong ingredient sourcing standards, they’re also committed to female empowerment, equality, and education. A percentage of their profits directly support social entrepreneurship efforts for women and girls. We love Andalou Naturals!

Alaffia Skin Care – Empowering Communities through Fair Trade

Alaffia is one of the most well-known fair trade organizations in the natural body care industry. Founded by couple Olowo-n’djo Tchala and Prairie Rose Hyde, they work to empower West African communities and foster gender equality through the fair trade production and distribution of natural body, skin, and hair care products. Their offerings include deodorants, shampoos and conditioners, lotions, balms, oils, body wash, bar soaps, bubble baths, hair styling gels, moisturizers, serums, scrubs, and more. These items are produced using unrefined shea butter, virgin coconut oil, and other natural products that protect hair and skin against sun and wind damage.

By following fair trade practices, Alaffia ensures their producers are paid a fair wage and provided with fair working conditions and equal employment opportunities. This also ensures environmental stewardship as well as cultural and economic sustainability for local West African communities. Additionally, a price premium above the minimum fair trade cost for products is set aside for development projects in Alaffia’s producer communities.

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evanhealy 30% off Pop-up Sale

Sunday, April 30 | All day | Selby store

Co-op shoppers receive 30% off all evanhealy products

Join us on Sunday, April 30th at our Selby-Dale store to save 30% on all evanhealy skincare products in our wellness department all day long. Plus, visit anytime between 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for a chance to meet with evanhealy skincare experts to discuss how their trio of oil, water, and clay can nourish and heal your skin.

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New Year Detox Recipes

Green smoothie

Try these delicious juices and smoothies that blend detoxifying fruits and vegetables to help you feel great for the start of the new year. Read more …

Celebrate Wellness in the New Year

The New Year calls for celebration, reflection, and the making of positive resolutions. Join us this January for our annual Wellness Wednesday New Year 2-Day Bonus Sale and attend upcoming co-op classes to learn how to improve care of your personal health and well-being.

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Late night remedies

Feeling it this morning? Here are a few tried-and-true late night remedies to get you back on your feet. Read more …

Gifts for under $10, $20, $30

Shopping for the holidays and staying within a budget can be hard to swing. These gift ideas list examples of what we offer within certain ranges (under $10, $20 & $30) – you can’t go wrong with any of these high-quality items. Read more …

DIY Gifts

There’s something about a DIY gift that says a little something extra. These body care products are easy to make and will make the person you give them to feel extra-special. Look for the DIY station at all our stores to find the ingredient you need.  Read more …

Stocking stuffers for under $10

Think it’s impossible to find high-quality stocking stuffers? Not true! We have a wide assortment of gifts and goodies to fill the stockings of all your loved ones. Everything listed here is under $10! Read more …

Gift Ideas for Children

Mississippi Market has extra special gifts for the children in your life this holiday season. Either locally-made, fair-trade, or non-toxic, these gifts will not only put a smile on your little one’s face, they also make a positive impact in the global community. Read more …