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S+E Patient Expert

San Luis Obispo, California
We are two sisters who dig the more natural things in life. We have a passion for all things organic, especially personal care products. We scour the planet to discover the very best organic & eco-fab finds and share them with our readers! Check out our cool finds+product reviews at... Full Bio
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So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen... by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Dearest Readers, This post has been a long time coming. While we have enjoyed contributing to this community of like-minds for almost five years and w ... Read on »
Soapbox: Stanford Study Claims Organic Food No More Nutritious, But Is It Healthier? by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Stanford's recent study meta-analysis conclusions reminds me of a national news story I watched a few years ago that shared "shocking" lab results co ... Read on »
Review :: La Bella Figura Organic Barbary Fig Seed Oil + Decouverte Eye Repair Serum by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Of course my eyes and ears are drawn towards that which is fig but that has no bearing on whether I'll like it or not. I'd never heard of this particu ... Read on »
Review :: BurnOut Ocean Tested SPF 30 And Eco-Sensitive SPF 32 Lotion And Lip Balm by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Awhile back one of our readers commented that her favorite SPF lip balm was from BurnOut and at the time we had never heard of it.  So I perused their ... Read on »
How To Enjoy Organic Wheatgrass Benefits If You Don't Have Time Or Desire To Grow It by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty A few weeks back I attended  Green Festival in Chicago and wrote a post about some cool companies and products I found there but decided my favorite des ... Read on »
Review :: Lina Hanson's Global Face Serum For All Skin Types by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty It seemed apropo to take a global face serum, well, global.  I was only allowed to take 27 pounds with me so I consolidated and streamlined.  I filled a s ... Read on »
Leaving For A Gift Of Happiness Adventure In Costa Rica by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I'm leaving for Costa Rica very early tomorrow morning.  I had to push my Gift of Happiness  eco adventure trip back in February due to an insane work schedu ... Read on »
Fresh Finds :: Cool Products Discovered At Green Festival In Chicago This Past Weekend by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty This past weekend I attended the Green Festival in Chicago on Navy Pier and stumbled upon some brands that I want to share with you Cool fair ... Read on »
Fresh Finds :: Friday Link Love + Some News by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty We've never done one of these Friday link round-ups (that I can remember) but I usually enjoy them when other blogs do them. It's an easy way to fin ... Read on »
Loving :: Savane Organic Skincare Line From South Africa Certified By EcoCert by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty What do you get when you combine a Harvard grad, anthropologist focused on rural development and women's health and a conservationist with an extensive car ... Read on »
Dear Fig+Sage :: My Skin Is So Dry - I'm 33 And My Skin Looks Like A Wrinkly Crepe! by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty    Q: Hello to Fig and Sage! I wanted to start by saying I'm a huge fan of your blog. I've been on a quest now for about a year to try to det ... Read on »
Fresh Find :: Forks Over Knives - The Movie by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty My friend who is an Registered Dietician and works in the geriatric ward of a local hospital, recommended I watch this movie and let me borrow it.  A coupl ... Read on »
Loving:: Lotus Wei Flower Essence Elixir, Mist + Perfume by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty You know those products that lift your spirits?  The ones that you want to carry around with you in your bag so they're close at hand? The ones you hope nev ... Read on »
Soapbox :: Is There More Lead In My Lipstick, Water or Salad Dressing? Plus 8 Biggest... by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Bandwagons are easy to hop onto.  Sometimes they travel so fast we make split-second, knee-jerk reactions about whether or not to jump on.  No time to pau ... Read on »
Fig+Sage Celebrates 4th Birthday Today!! by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty It's our birthday!!  Seems like yesterday and a million years ago that this little corner of the blogosphere was born.  For blast from the past fun check o ... Read on »
Fresh Find :: La Tartine Gourmande Cookbook - Recipes For An Inspired Life by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Happy first day of Spring!  With the arrival of daffodils and tulips such a season always makes me crave fresh, whole food - more than usual.  I've b ... Read on »
Fresh Find :: Ash & Anchor Organic Cotton Infinity Scarves Spring 2012 by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Surface designer and illustrator, Nina Glaser , the creative force behind Ash & Anchor , just launched these organic cotton infinity scarves in cheer ... Read on »
Review :: Ursa Major 3-In-1 Fantastic Face Wash For Body And Hair Too by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Ursa Major, the masculine skincare brand for the rugged to the refined, has managed to create a completely unisex product that works so well both my m ... Read on »
Fresh Find :: Figs & Ginger Handmade Eco-Friendly Jewelry Made By A Cute Couple by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty These days anything with "fig" in the name catches my attention whether it be food, beauty products or jewelry.  Figs & Ginger is an eco-friendly, ma ... Read on »
Review :: Zoe Organics All-Natural Unscented Extreme Cream For Dry Skin And Eczema by S+E Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Whether it's from washing a lot of dishes by hand or scraping ice and snow off my windshield, my hands can get very dry and sometimes appear reptilian ... Read on »