Lavender loves, part deux: Lather skin care

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Here’s the thing about Lather: It was founded by Emilie Hoyt, who knows a thing or two about that buzz word, aromatherapy. Ten years ago, Hoyt got the idea to start the botanical skin care brand after she discovered lavender soap helped to relieve her intense migraine headaches.
She would even put the soap under her pillow to relax at bedtime.
So lavender abounds at Lather, which means we had so many options from which to choose. Some favs:

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Lavender loves: Lush soaps and bubble bars

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We are on a serious lavender kick here in the newsroom. After reading about lavender’s soothing properties, we now have a community lavender lotion bottle and lavender room spray to diffuse tense situations. (And even if the scent doesn’t actually make meeting our deadlines any easier, at least we smell good doing it.)
For handmade cosmetics and bath products — in any scent — Lush is where it’s at. Here’s what we recommend:

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