It’s been quite busy in my life since I last posted! It seems that’s always the way though, isn’t it? Part of what I’ve been so busy working on is what I’d like to show you in this post: three whole new product lines!
Well, to be strictly honest, one is brand new and the other has been around for a bit but I’m just getting around to blogging about it. I’ll start with the one I’m most excited about and I think you guys will be excited about too!
I have a new Etsy shop! I’m sure you guys know about the one I use to sell my prints through; this shop is for completely different kinds of things. I’m calling it “Spiritual Skincare!” Let me tell you how this came about.
I have long been on the quest for the perfect skin serum; something completely natural, vegan, with ingredients which not only help my skin in the short term, which prevents premature signs of aging, but is also extremely gentle, healing and will only make your skin healthier and healthier the longer you use it! I’d narrowed in on several key oils that I knew my skin responded to well so I decided to create my own custom blend! And, as it turns out, the oils are all incredibly good for your hair, nails; basically every single part of your body!
In addition to all that, you also have the option of having vitamin C serum added to your oil blend! Vitamin C acts something like a bouncer for your skin; it keeps all the bad stuff out. Anything that might try to sneak it, it finds and throws it out on its ass! I have not been able to find reliable information on what vitamin C serum might do for your hair; until I do, I can’t recommend its use in hair, but it’s fabulous for your skin!
My exact blend is proprietary, but I can tell you that my blend contains vegan squalene oil, argan oil and rosehip seed oil (and vitamin C serum if you choose). I won’t bog this post down even more highlighting exactly what INCREDIBLE things each of these oils do, but I’ll give you a brief highlight! My serum:
- Is all natural, vegan, completely cruelty-free, fragrance-free and pure, with no fillers.
- Is extremely gentle, suitable for all skin types and (despite it being an oil) actually fights acne!
- Fights virtually ALL signs of aging – lines, crows feet, sun damage and stimulates cellular membrane and tissue regeneration.
- Heals scars and stretch marks, dark circles, under-eye bags and acne.
- Is extremely moisturizing, penetrates deeply, yet absorbs quickly and feels light, not heavy.
- Is incredibly good for your hair and scalp! It can be used as a flyaway-tamer, added to your conditioner or styling product, or a few drops can be used on their own for a light hold (I love using it this way myself).
- Comes in three sizes so you can try a little before you stock up.
In addition, to make it really my kind of serum, each and every bottle is infused with the divine, healing energy of the angels and Unicorns. Every time you apply your serum, you are getting a little dose of unconditionally-loving, magical, ethereal angelic and Unicorn energy absorbed straight into your being! Geoff even asks me to apply it to him every night! I utterly adore it, I’ve gotten wonderful feedback from it and I think you’ll love it too.
I think you all know that I’m a big fan of the site Fiverr! It’s a wonderful site where people sell products (mostly digital) and services of ALL kinds – all starting at, you guessed it, $5. What you probably don’t know is that I have several of my own gigs on Fiverr!
Do you like the textures I use in my images? I sell my own grunge-style textures in this gig. For the base order, you get a total of 10 textures, perfect for adding atmosphere and mood to any image!
One secret trick of mine is using layers of light textures! I use them in almost every single image I create these days. They can be a bold or subtle wash of color, which helps lend a dreamy, ethereal, beautiful look to your photos! I have a LOT of these textures which I have all shot myself, so while the base gig starts at $5, if you want more, you can get up to 25 at a time!
I’ve been a Reiki practitioner for a number of years now. It’s a really beautiful and powerful energy healing modality which does not even require the person I’m working on to be in the same room as me. Pure, healing energy knows no boundaries of time and space! I’ve had wonderful results from this as you can see by the reviews, and I can also attest to having had incredible feedback from people not on Fiverr! I offer Reiki sessions for people (yourself, a friend, a child, anyone whose permission I have to send energy to), or I can send it to the animal (wild or domestic) of your choosing. Animals respond very well to energy healing!
Now that I am an officially certified Unicorn Healing™ Practitioner, I can also offer Unicorn healings, again for yourself (or any person who has given permission) or animals, wild or domestic. Unicorn healing is like nothing else I’ve worked with or done before. It has a very different feel than Reiki energy; neither is better than the other, they’re just different. The best way to describe it is that Reiki feels more earthy and grounded, while Unicorn energy feels much more celestial and divine. I have been COMPLETELY blown away by the incredible changes I’ve seen in myself and others, often after just one treatment!
Both kinds of energy healing work to restore balance and vitality to every part of you; mind, body, emotion and soul. By its own nature, it can never harm and will always work for the recipients’ highest good. I highly, highly recommend trying one of them, it can be an absolutely life-changing experience!
Last for my Fiverr gigs, I now have an oracle card reading gig! I tested this with both friends and strangers before I decided to start charging, even just $5, to make sure it would be worth peoples’ money. Boy, was that an overwhelming success! I really enjoy doing oracle card readings, especially with the beautiful deck my sweet friend Andrea gave me! Got a question? It doesn’t matter what kind of question it is, the cards will help reveal the answer to you!
Lastly, this is not a new product, but it has a whole new price! My online self-discovery-through-photography course Introspective: An Online Quest is currently hosted on Udemy.com. Udemy recently changed its pricing structure and capped all its classes at $40, which is WELL below what Introspective is worth. However, until I figure out a better way to deal with a host for the class, I’m happy to let people get in on this deal! Prior to this, Introspective was priced at $75 for the entire 8-week course, so enjoy getting almost 50% off until I have time to deal with this!
Here’s a brief description of what Introspective is all about: Introspective is an eight-week, on-line course in which you will use your camera to explore your inner self. Each week, you will receive assignments challenging you to delve into your secrets, fears and joys. This is not a class about camera basics such as f-stops, apertures and shutter speeds…although links to helpful technical articles will be provided. This class is about digging deep into your core and capturing what you find there in photographs.
So there you guys go! Enjoy, and please feel free to leave feedback on any of these!