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Honoring the Earth

DSC_0822As you might have noticed, we’re pretty passionate about natural ingredients and green practices.  Dramatic changes in our local climate and shortages in some of the ingredients we commonly use have made us even more keenly aware of how interconnected we as individuals and as a brand are with one another and the environment.  The global is personal and the personal is global.

Image-1 (14)This year, we are celebrating our connections with one another and the Earth, by highlighting Growing Hope, an amazing organization, founded in 2003, that’s working to create change in our community of Southeast Michigan.  Growing Hope’s mission is to create sustainable food systems that positively impact the community and the environment.  That translates to a wide array of programs and initiatives from education and urban farming to managing local Farmers Markets.

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During our Annual Earth Day Sale, starting Friday April 21st, you can help to support this worthy cause with your purchase!  Original Moxie has committed to donate 5% of all sale purchases to Growing Hope.  You can shop with a conscience and save with a 25% discount on purchases of $40 & up at originalmoxie.com with coupon code ED2017 or at our Ypsilanti Store & Salon (no code needed). Sale runs from 4/21 – 4/23 online and is one day only (4/21) for in-store purchases. Learn more at originalmoxie.com/earth-day-sale-details/.

2015 Holiday Shopping, Hair, Sale

Happy Holidays!

Original Moxie Black Friday 2015 Sale

The temperature is dropping and the nights are  longer, but the excitement and fun of the holiday season is building!  This year, we are thankful for many things.  In the past 12 months, we’ve opened our first  storefront location and launched  our brand at Sephora.  So we’re celebrating with extra moxie during this year’s annual Black Friday Sale!  In addtion to a 30% discount in our online store, we’re offering two new ‘secret’ ways to save on the products you love best.  Read on to find out how!

Boost Your Savings with a Sephora Shout Out
It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! Make an Original Moxie purchase from Sephora byThursday, December 31st, 2015 and get a $5 credit at originalmoxie.com.   Here’s how:

1) Purchase an Original item from Sephora.com or from your local Sephora store.
2) Send a screenshot of your receipt or other proof of purchase  to info@originalmoxie.com with Sephora Shout Out in your Subject line.  (You can also post your screenshot to Instagram and tag it with #sephorashoutout.  Please note, however, that we need your email address in order to apply your credit).
3) We’ll add a $5 store credit to your originalmoxie.com account within 24 hours.  Don’t have an account?  Don’t worry, we’ll create one for you.
Best of all,your  store credit can be used just like any other form of payment and can be combined with our Black Friday discount  to supercharge your savings!  Pretty cool, huh?

Share the Love
This one goes out to our local fans!   Bring a friend to our our storefront location in Ypsilanti, Michigan during our Black Friday Sale on Friday, November 27th or Monday, November 30th and, in addition to your  30% discount, we’ll gift you with  a voucher for a Complimentary Natural Hair Consultation ($45 value).   It will be a festive atmosphere in the shop as we fill orders and ring in the holiday season with refreshments, music, and cheer, so stop by and enjoy the fun!  Please note that our store hours are 10am to 7pm on Monday and Friday.  We are not open on weekends.

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Earth Day 2015!

Earth Day Sale 2015Spring has sprung, the sun is out and we’re celebrating with one of our largest sales of the year! This Earth Day, Wednesday April 22nd – Saturday April, 25th, get 30% off orders of $30 or more with coupon code OMEARTH15. You can feel good about treating yourself by supporting a brand where every day is Earth Day.  Our commitment is year-round with healthy, cruelty-free products, natural ingredients and green practices!

Be sure to keep an eye on our blog to learn more about our ongoing quest to make our products as sustainable and earth-friendly as possible!

Coupon code for use on retail orders only. Gift sets and kits are excluded. No rain checks, no cash value, limit one per customer. Valid Wednesday, April 22nd – Saturday, April 25th.

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Original Moxie’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2014 Sale Event

bf-sale-graphic_2014Hard to believe it’s already the holiday season, isn’t it?!  We have a lot to be grateful for this year, with the launch of our new storefront (coming in December).    So this year’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale is a celebration of our customers, who make it possible for us to do what we do!

Our 2014 Black Friday Sale takes place at originalmoxie.com and runs from 12AM on Friday, November 28th through Monday, December 1st.  Here’s what you need to know to take advantage of our Black Friday/Cyber Monday savings:

  • Use coupon code OMBF2014 to receive 30% off orders of $30 or more.*  Enter the coupon in the Coupon Code box at the bottom left of the checkout page.
  • All orders, regardless of the total,  will automatically receive an exclusive $5 coupon for use on a future purchase plus two free samples

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone! Have a wonderful holiday and a safe and peaceful weekend.

 A Note to Our Customers:  Family is important to us here at Original Moxie, and we will be spending the holiday with our respective loved ones. Please allow us extra time to respond to any customer service issues.  But be assured that we will respond in a timely manner as soon as we are able.  Thank you for your understanding!

*Coupon Code can only be used once per customer & cannot be combined with other codes.   Coupon Code cannot be used towards the purchase of Gift Sets & Kits. Regular retail price for these items reflects discounts already taken off the individual purchase price for each item included in the kit.   While supplies last.  No Rain Checks.  Sale offer is restricted to retail customers only. Wholesale orders that apply the Black Friday Coupon Code will be voided.

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Original Roots Tour: Ohio

Yellow Springs Street Fair Invite

The second leg of our Original Roots Tour will take us to Yellow Springs, Ohio!  This is an important stop in many ways. Original Moxie Founder, Rachel’s family tree (and curly hair) are rooted in the quaint and verdant village of Yellow Springs.

We invite you to come say hello as we host an interactive booth at the Yellow Springs Street Fair being held this Saturday, June 14th from 9AM to 5PM.  You can find us near the corner of Corry St and Xenia Ave, in front of The Winds Cafe.

In addition to special discounts, we’ll be offering styling demos and an essential oil scent  station. We’d love your input as we develop fragrances for the new products we have in the works.  See you there!

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Essential Oils

Essential Oils

Essential oils are the truly amazing natural essences extracted from plants and used for a variety of applications, from perfumery to first aid. They may come from any part of the plant, such as the rind of an orange, the flower of a rose, or the bark of a Cinnamon Tree. They connect us in a very direct way with the vitality, power and beauty of nature. The aroma-therapeutic benefits of essential oils are well documented and are known to ease tension, alleviate depression, focus thought, and stimulate energy! Many essential oils also have toning, cleansing, moisturizing, and balancing effects on the scalp. But the main reason we use them is because they smell AMAZING!

Synthetic fragrances, widely used in the cosmetic industry, often contain hundreds of separate ingredients, primarily petroleum derivatives, which include phthalates (a group of chemicals linked to hormone disruption), neurotoxins, allergens and sensitizers. Because fragrance is considered a ‘trade secret,’ companies are not required to list these compounds on their labels. These chemicals not only accumulate in your blood stream, but also in the environment, polluting the water we drink and the food we eat. (To find out even more about synthetic fragrance, you can visit The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics website at: http://www.safecosmetics.org).

In Original Moxie products, each essential oil fragrance is lovingly created and designed to complement any natural odor that the unadorned raw materials may contain.  Most essential oils fall into one of ten scent categories: Woody, Edible, Musky, Balsamic, Earthy, Floral, Spicy, Green, Fruity, and Citrus. The essential oil fragrances that we craft for our products span the gamut and include notes from each of the ten scent categories.

Because they come from natural sources, essential oils can vary from batch to batch. Moreover, they continue to mature and develop from the moment they are extracted to the moment we add them to our products.  We embrace this slight variability as a distinctive fingerprint that makes our products even more special and hope that you will too.

What’s your favorite essential oil? We’d love to know!

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Earth Day Sale!

Earth Day Sale! See below for details.

Original Moxie is celebrating Earth Day with one of our largest sales of the year! Friday April 18th – Tuesday April 22nd, get 30% off orders of $30 or more with coupon code EDAYOM14.  For every qualifying order, we will donate $2 to  Leaping Bunny to support Cruelty Free beauty!  The Leaping Bunny Program provides the best assurance that no new animal testing is used in any phase of product development by the company, its laboratories, or suppliers.

We’ll be continuing our celebration of all things earthy with a series of posts on how we commit ourselves to cruelty free & eco-friendly practices. Stay tuned!

Coupon code for use on retail orders only. Gift sets and kits are excluded. No rain checks, no cash value, limit one per customer. Valid Friday, April 18th – Tuesday, April 22nd.