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I’m a Bee-Liever: Testimonials and Customer Profiles

Customer Profile 1: Robin Kincade, 60 Happy Friday! We’re profiling real customers who exude joy and confidence and who use and love Green Bee Botanicals — our true Bee-Lievers. Are you a Bee-Liever? Drop us a line and tell us why you love Green Bee for a chance to be featured. Kicking off the series is badass boss lady Robin Kincade of Kincade Productions in San Francisco. Profiling Robin gives us the chance to support another women-owned business, which we do every chance we get. Follow her on Instagram at @kincadeproductions. Robin is an independent film producer of 30 years who broke into the business on her own starting at her local ABC TV station up in Humboldt County. She’s worked with everyone...

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10 silver linings in a fu****-up year

While the strike of midnight tonight isn’t going to magically erase all traces of miserable, tragic 2020, we’ve never been happier to welcome in a new year.  Being the Everlasting Gobstopper optimists that we are, though, as we were putting together our Year-in-Review, we found ourselves focusing on the silver linings. Here are 10 amazing things Green Bee Botanicals is grateful for from the past 12 months:   1. YOU!  Holy new-year-kransekage cake, Batman — we wouldn’t still be standing were it not for you, our true Bee-lievers. Thank you for going the extra mile to buy our products from cannabis dispensaries and delivery services — we know the process isn’t always as simple and we appreciate your dedication more than...

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Why Stressing Out Often Leads to Breaking Out

...or dry skin, or eczema and psoriasis flare-ups...and what you can do about it.   Earlier this month the New York Times published a great piece called This Is Your Skin on Stress. If you missed it (#TL;DR), the short version is that the brain and the skin — two of our most vital organs — are intricately intertwined, and emotions triggered in the brain affect our skin.  Embarrassed? Our skin blushes. Angry? Our skin flushes. Stressed? Hello acne, psoriasis, eczema, rosacea or dryness. So how exactly does stress affect your skin? “Much of the skin-psyche connection comes down to the overproduction of cortisol, the primary stress hormone, and its effect on the skin barrier,” writes Jessica DeFino.  Too much...

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The Green Bee Botanicals Cannabis Holiday Gift Guide

List of some of our favorite cannabis products and brands, mostly small and women-owned, some queer-owned, all amazing. From delicious cannabis-infused teas, chocolates and drinks, to yummy gummies, pre-rolled herbal blends, cannabis accessories and wellness products, this Green Bee Botanicals holiday gift round-up is sure to make your gift giving highly enjoyable.

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Winterize Your Skin in 5 Easy Steps

In a perfect world, everyone’s skin would magically have a beach sunset “magic hour” glow 24/7 all year round. In reality, as the seasons change, so should your rituals and routines that take care of the skin all over your body, particularly your face and neck, which are exposed the most.  Whether you’ve been mostly hibernating or working harder than ever during this insane pandemic year, your skin likely needs a little extra TLC right about now. It’s a great idea to exfoliate and prepare for the colder months of winter when skin is drier and the temperature is lower.  So many factors contribute to your skin’s hydration and health during the winter months. If you’re in Chicago, the winds...

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