Across the nation, makers and artists are regularly turning to their gardens, yards, and local growers, not just for inspiration, but also for raw ingredients and materials. Ranging from textiles to ceramics, and jams to cosmetics, this new crop of plant-based goods are sophisticated, beautiful, and handmade with care. Here, we’ve collected some of our favorite new finds; all are made with natural materials, come in small batches or are one-of-a-kind designs, and are ideal for Mother’s Day.
From perfumery and apothecary Phoenix Botanicals comes a range of herbal, organic lip balms, made with fresh plants. In a beeswax and olive oil base, the combination of organic peppermint oil and yarrow tops create a lip treatment that is both soothing and moisturizing.