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Volume 7.12                                                                 July 2012

Summertime  and  the  livin's  easy!

The Summer season is here and in full swing!

 

June 20th marked the Summer Solstice for us here in  the Northern Hemisphere.  Record high temperatures remind us that global warming is nothing to take lightly.

 

We recommend taking all necessary precautions to keep you and your family safe from the sun.  Remember that all sunscreens are not created equal.  Seek out nontoxic brands to avoid enhancing the harmful effects of prolonged sun exposure.

 

On the bright side, getting anywhere from 15-30 minutes of exposure sans sunscreen helps the body to produce the essential Vitamin D3, which aids in the absorption of Calcium and promotes bone health.

 

If you get burned don't worry, we've got you covered! Pick up our Cooling Sun Spray to soothe damaged skin.  

 

Remember to stay hydrated with lots of water for glowing healthy skin year round!

Independence Day Sale

Happy Independence Day!

 

This year, July 4th marks the 236th anniversary of  America seceding from Britain and the 5th anniversary of the Zosimos Botanicals website launch!

 

We the people have  earned many freedoms since the split, and the citizens of the U.S. continue to proudly exercise their rights to this day.

 

Celebrate your freedom to choose which personal care products you use.  

 

Buy 5 products get 1 free!   

All sizes are included in this offer.  Orders $15 - $50 choose one eye shadow;  orders $51 - $100 choose one  8oz. shower gel;  orders $101+ choose one full size lipstick OR lip gloss.  Please note your preference in the Comments Box.

A Moment with the Staff

Artisan Michellene discusses why she uses our hair oil:

 

I use hair oil on my hair about 2-3 times a week.  I am African-American, so I have thick, curly, natural hair.  I typically wash/rinse my hair every day and then put in a bit of leave-in conditioner.  When I deep condition or just want something light to moisturize my hair and scalp, I use the Lippia Tea Hair Oil.  I have also noticed that it works on my friend's naturally wavy hair when she straightens it.  After she has blow-dried and flat-ironed her hair, she uses the hair oil as sort of a gloss, to smooth it out and add a little shine.

Exciting News

Mission Small Business

During the months of May &  June, Chase Bank USA and LivingSocial sponsored "Mission: Small Business" - a grant program awarding up to $3 million to small business owners nationwide. The Program, which will provide up to 12 individual grants of $250,000 was developed to provide small businesses with resources needed to make a positive impact on their business.

 

Each registered small business must receive at least 250 votes to be considered for a Grant. At the end of the Voting Period, small business applicants that have received 250 votes will have their applications evaluated and Grant Recipients will be announced on or before September 15, 2012.

 

Zosimos Botanicals registered with the program on June 21st. By June 26th we got our 250 votes, plus some! We thank everyone who supported us by voting. Now we wait. Cross your fingers for us!

Online Outreach

Guess what? Zosimos Botanicals now has our very own blog [www.zosimosblog.com]!

 

Be sure to bookmark and visit often so you can find out about studio happenings, updates on the latest in beauty industry news, musings of the good green life, and more.

 

Our blog was created to engage with our customer community. If you've got any feedback for us we'd love to hear it!  Drop by and leave some comments.

Monthly Special 

25% off Red, White, and Blue Balms!

 Savor the flavors of the summer season!

Our full size Black Cherry, Strawberry, Coconut, Unscented, and Blueberry Lip Balms are all 25% off.
 

Minipots & Take Alongs excluded.  No coupon necessary.
 

When shopping on the Zosimos Botanicals website, you can only use one promotional code at a time.  The Monthly Special offer doesn't need a code, it can be used with any coupon.

 

 Offer Expires:  July 31, 2012
11:59pm EST

 
 

Have a beautiful day!
Linda and the Staff of Zosimos Botanicals

New Products

 

Coral Lipstick debuts just in time for vacation!

 

 

Remember, you can return empty lipstick tubes for a refill of the same shade at a discount!

Customer    Feedback  

  

Congratulations to Carmela F. of  Philadelphia, PA  - winner of this month's Customer Feedback

token of appreciation.

 

 She won $10 by telling us this:

 

"I recently ordered some samples and wanted to let you know how much I LOVED  the items.

  

It has been a very long search for natural

(so many different 
interpretations of that word) makeup and was thrilled to find your  website...

was even more thrilled that your products were made from scratch.... yahoo!!!!!

 

I will try a few more samples and then decide on full sizes soon.....love the ability to do this.
 

Have a question on an item....

 

Interested in brushes and wanted to know if the Eyeshadow / Crease Brush - measuring 6.5" is ever sold separately?

 

The brush is in the set but I don't need all of the items.

 

Purchasing the eyeliner and Shadow / Concealer Brush now but wanted to know if the Eyeshadow Crease Brush will ever be made available for purchase.

 

Thanks so much...

A very pleased new customer who will spread the word about your products. 

Environmental Contributions

 

 

  

The recipient of our 1% for the Planet donation this year is the Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy.

 

This group helps support native oyster restoration and
coordinates the Marylanders Grow Oysters Program throughout the Miles and Wye Rivers complex.

 

Native oysters filter and clean our waters and their resurgence

 is an essential component of river health.

 

Dock owners grow
oyster spat in cages and when large enough we collect these oysters and relocate them to oyster reefs.

 

Did you know that just one oyster can
filter 50 gallons of water each day?

Imagine what an acre of thriving oyster reef could do!    
 

"Planting" oysters.