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Review: J.R. Watkins Castile Bar & Liquid Soap in Lavender, Clary Sage, Peppermint

Review: J.R. Watkins Castile Bar & Liquid Soap in Lavender, Clary Sage, Peppermint

Ladybud Magazine recently received some wonderful liquid and bar soap from the famed and longstanding natural products company J.R. Watkins for review. We were already familiar with the brand, as publisher Diane Fornbacher absolutely adores the Lemon Cream Hand & Body lotion. She says it smells exactly like lemon meringue pie. She also uses the Lavender […]

Abused Trans Teen Jane Doe Locked in Boys Prison in Connecticut

Abused Trans Teen Jane Doe Locked in Boys Prison in Connecticut

They call her Jane Doe, an un-named transgender girl of color. Jane first rose to national attention in the spring of this year, when she was kicked out of a Connecticut Department of Children and Families facility, after allegedly attacking one of the staff members. Jane was in the facility because her previous legal guardians […]

REVIEW: Kirk’s Original Coco Castile Soap

REVIEW: Kirk’s Original Coco Castile Soap

Kirk’s Natural is a family owned and operated company. We like Kirk’s Original Coco Castile Soap because it’s so gentle on the skin, lasts a long time even when submerged by a staff member’s toddler because he likes “cloudy water” for his pirate ghost ship adventures.  Not only is the soap lightly scented with a citrus-y aura but […]

REVIEW: 100% Pure Body Creams

REVIEW: 100% Pure Body Creams

We are just obsessed with 100% Pure Cosmetics. They have all the elements we look for in natural beauty products, they are a domestic small business that makes cruelty-free products sans synthetic chemicals, artificial fragrances, preservatives, petro-chemicals or ingredients you can’t spell. They make simple, all natural products that are clean and guilt free. But […]