Learn about the buzz surrounding this bee-curated supplement. Consuming bee pollen as a wellness supplement isn’t a new idea — in fact, the medicinal application of bee pollen, which has been used to treat problems ranging from stomach upset to heart problems, has been practiced for thousands of years. Here, Julie Levin, a medical herbalist and the founder […]
Rosemary is one of my favorite herbs. I can never walk by a rosemary plant without running my whole hand through it and breathing in its healing essence. I love it for its stimulating and joy-inducing qualities, and I always have it around the house. It’s an herb I feel is incredibly important to live […]
Throughout my lifetime, I’ve learned many lessons from plants. And now, as we navigate through a changing social climate to build a future of true and just freedom, I look to the botanical world for guidance and clarity. Like humans, each plant is remarkably unique and offers a multitude of wisdom. True diversity is essential […]
Dive into our ethos on manufacturing and relating to the planet at Yoga + Life Magazine this month. Medical herbalist Julie Levin founded Leaf People, a sustainable skincare brand that blends botanical science with western medical herbalism, in 2003. Based out of Carbondale, Colorado, the line was inspired by Levin’s deep connection to the earth. […]
Featuring Leaf People’s Green Tea & Peony Eye Serum to keep your peepers perked up for this school year! The unique formulation of white peony, arnica, reishi, green tea and helichrysum (which aids the skin renewal process) was created with botanical science and western medical herbalism in mind. This oil-based product contains fairly traded ingredients, […]
Photo: An over harvested arnica plant, found along a hiking trail in the Roaring Fork Valley. Arnica typically produces 2 – 3 flowers per season, this plant has had all 3 flowers taken so it will not be able to reproduce this year. A sad and poignant example of over-harvesting. With summer’s fast arrival […]
Spa & Beauty Today includes the Leaf Man Beard Oil in their Father’s Day Gift Guide. Whether you’re celebrating Father’s Day from near or far, show Dad you appreciate him with a gift he’ll love….Continue Reading
Each season, we’ll be featuring a botanical highlight, which will explore the plants we use in our Leaf People products and explain their specific benefits from an herbalist’s perspective. Over the past decade, many of these botanicals have migrated from fringe culture into mainstream awareness; however, the conversation around them is often vague or over-generalized. […]
Aspen Times: How have you gotten creative during this time? What have you done to keep your customers engaged? Leaf People: I started making Instagram TV segments to educate our followers on various herbal topics — herbs for colds and flus, nerve tonics, allergies — with a little dose of humor….Continue Reading
This year, Colorado’s Leaf People has secured 2 spots as Finalists in CertClean’s Clean Beauty Awards! If you are in the market for a new face wash or face and beard oil, look no further! Leaf People’s Stem Cell & Peptide Radiance Face Cream, and Sandalwood & Cypress Face & Beard Oil are amongst the top performing […]
Allergy season is upon us… the drippy nose, itchy eyes, constant desire for tissues to be in reach and the ever so faint questioning of our plant friends. In support of these times, I want to share my herbal allergy protocol. Before we get started, I am a big supporter of having a proper allergy […]
We were very proactive with our staff. Once we heard about local COVID-19 cases, we immediately separated the team into their own working environments and stocked them up with every type of sanitizer/protective product they wanted since that is an integral part of our business. Our little mountain valley had a small cluster early on—now […]
Most of us know by now that the more sustainable and environmentally-friendly our daily routines are, the better the planet fares. Byrdie shares insight from Leaf People founder Julie Levin on ways to make your beauty routine more sustainable….Continue reading.
Right now, after a week or two at home we may be looking for new ways to connect with each other and our higher selves. I’ve compiled a small list of live stream events here, including synchronized global mediation, daily meditation practice, yoga, various church services, virtual museum tours and aquatic webcams to spark ideas […]
Today I am sharing a breathing exercise with you that helps me stay calm and focused during times of high stress. It’s also a great breathing exercise to strengthen and control the lungs and help oxygen disbursement throughout the body. My favorite thing about this exercise is that you can do it anywhere: in the […]
Some exciting developments happening at Leaf People. In 2019, we were nominated Best in Show at the Indie Beauty Expo for two of our products – the Radiance Face Cream and Stem Cell Hydrating Serum. Following on the heels of that, we’ve recently been selected as a finalist in the 2020 CertClean Clean Beauty Awards […]
Face Cream to keep your skin smooth and glowing to perfection. If you’re feeling defeated by the brutal winter air and are in need of some serious self-care, try testing the waters with Leaf People’s Radiance face cream, a finalist for best face cream. Confidently say no to dull skin …Continue Reading
Whether you’re just a dude who decided to stop shaving one day and now months have somehow passed, or you’re competing to have the best beard in town (in your head), the grooming world now has game-changing products that’ll help keep that beautiful beard healthy and well-groomed — all without the toxic ingredients! We are […]
Ivy and Sprig founder, Stephanie, featured Leaf People’s own Julie Levin on her blog, “Today, I wanted to tell you about one of the most interesting people I’ve ever met, Julie Levin, founder of Leaf People Organic Skincare Products. A few years ago, I met Julie Levin at her booth in the Aspen Farmers Market […]
Mathilda came to us this past fall feeling lackluster and haggard. Her complexion was caked with foundation and the dregs of fluorescent blush. Too many long days at the office. Too many bottles of wine, too many Lean Cuisines with their evil bechamel sauce bubbling over. As a result, her skin was suffering. “I’m starting […]
We are proud to be a part of the Logicalharmony.net family, recognized for our cruelty free brand status. #crueltyfree for 16 years and counting. #weloveourfurryfriends #cruetyfreeforever #peopletestedpeopleapproved
For the Love of Botanics! Created by An Herbalist, Leaf People Is Big On Purity & Potency. From the moment you open up a jar or bottle of anything from Leaf People, you’ll notice the fresh, herbal scent. And as soon as you start using medical herbalist Julie Levin’s skincare, you’ll be able to feel […]
It’s incredibly difficult and overwhelming to pick between natural skincare options, as the industry has blown up in the past five to ten years. When things come in such beautiful packaging covered in buzzwords, it’s difficult to know what’s what. With the onslaught of holiday advertising coming toward us, we’re leaning heavily on ways to […]
In herbal medicine, we believe in using the entire plant, as nature created it, so that all of its components are allowed to work synergistically together. Because we as organisms are so tied to the botanical world, our cells most easily recognize plants in their natural state. The more we leave plants in their whole, unadulterated form, the better our bodies can recognize and absorb their benefits.
Our Leaf People Immunity Aromatherapy has been featured on Equinox in The Gift Guide for Travelers. Leaf People Immunity Aromatherapy This blend is crafted in Colorado by organic skincare line Leaf People. It includes essential oils like tulsi, marjoram, and eucalyptus for an immune boost while traveling. Read more on Furthermore
Leaf People has been nominated for Best in Show, Best Face Cream, and Best Face Serum at the 2019 Indie Beauty Expo. Our company and products were chosen from a pool of over 600 exhibiting brands, so it’s an honor just to be nominated! You can view all the nominees here.
The Indie Beauty Media Group celebrated its fifth anniversary by launching the first-ever Week Of Independent Beauty, and Leaf People Skincare was featured. Many prominent beauty retail and wellness hubs collaborated with Indie Beauty Expo, Uplink Live and BeautyX Summit to champion the largest gathering of indie-attuned beauty professionals and beauty lovers in the world. […]
Photo: The beginning, an early morning at the Aspen Saturday Market, featured in Aspen Sojourner Magazine During my time in the jungle, I had a strong vision about wanting to share the stories of plants. Having spent the previous 15 years working with clay, this idea first took shape through a series of ceramic vessels called the […]
Photo: Walking Palm, Amazonian Rainforest. Who says plants can’t move? After living in Australia for a year, I ventured to South America, following an unplanned route from Buenos Aires to Bogota over a period of nine months. I settled in Bolivia to study Spanish and learn from local herbalistas who sold medicinal Andean plants […]
Julie Levin and Dr. Christine Schaffner of Bella Fiore discuss organic skin care, natural ingredients, and their importance in your overall health.
Julie Levin shares her passion for plants and their healing powers as the owner and curator of “Leaf People” Certified Organic Plant Based skin care on the Thriving in Chaos podcast. Paulette and Julie discuss how someone who has traveled the world learning about naturopathic practices in so many different cultures adjusts to the current […]
Photo: Still sisters after 30 years. My host sister and I in Leuven, Belgium. Discovering Possibilities. I was fortunate to graduate from high school at 17 which allowed me to join the American Field Service, a foreign exchange program, as a gap year before college. Through AFS, I was stationed in Lummen, Belgium, a […]
Photos: my record size king salmon – age 6, being primped for a sister city celebration in Hokkaido, Japan – age 15, photo of Homer – photo credit unknown. In the beginning… The core philosophy behind Leaf People is largely influenced by my childhood in Alaska, with its entrepreneurial and self-sufficient spirit. My family lived […]
Julie was featured in Beauty Independent in an article where brand founders share the scariest business moments they’ve faced. In it, Julie recounts her experience in 2008/2009 when the US economy crashed. Check out the article to she how she coped in the face of uncertainty. Article: https://www.beautyindependent.com/scary-moments/
Leaf People was recently featured on Self.com. Gretchen Bleiler, a US Olympic Snowboarder had great things to say about our Pomegranate Ginkgo Transform Serum: “Based in my hometown of Aspen, Colorado, Leaf People makes organic, plant-based skin-care and donates 5 percent of sales to charity. I use the Transform Serum and the Hydrating Serum together […]
Our exclusive Leaf Man by Leaf People line was featured in an article on Beauty Independent. We have introduced a range of products tailored specifically to guys to help them with their skin care needs. “I’m working with plants that have a masculine affinity. In a lot of ways, the skin is the same, but […]
Leaf People was featured in the “handmaid” section of the Pure Inspirations website. Pure Inspirations merges the lenses of art, culture and science to provide insightful perspectives, inspire appreciation and embolden connections. They featured the following Leaf People products: Walnut Honey Tea Luminous Face Scrub Neroli Sea Kelp Transform Toner Pomegranate Gingko Serum Rosehip Sea […]
Leaf People was featured in Elliman Aspen Snowmass Magazine. You can find the article on page 13-14 here: https://issuu.com/joshuaco/docs/ellimanas-fw2016-17_issuu?e=2688488/41984917
Leaf People was recently featured on the Jerry Bovino Show in Aspen. It’s a little interview about life, love and Leaf People. You can watch the interview on the GrassRoots Community Network.
Leaf People was featured on the well know blog “Beauty Undercover”. The article explains the differences between Argan oil, Rose Hip oil, Evening Primrose oil and Kalahari Melon Seed oil . The writer mentions one of her favorite products is Leaf People’s Kalahari Melon Seed and Vitamin K Face Oil. Read the article here: http://www.beautyundercover.com/2016/06/breakingbeauty/the-benefits-of-natural-face-oils/
In December 2015, Leaf People Skin Care partnered with United Plant Savers through their “Adopt an At-Risk“ Healing Herb program and made a long term commitment to the Hawaiian Sandalwood Tree. Our “adoption” supports conservation and propagation efforts in Hawaii, strengthening the population of these beautiful, medicinal trees. United Plant Savers non-profit work is integral […]
NaturallyCurly.com traveled to Whole Foods to find their favorite local beauty brands. Leaf People Skin Care made the list! You can read the article on their site: http://www.naturallycurly.com/curlreading/home/6-amazing-local-beauty-brands-found-at-whole-foods/.
Leaf People products were mentioned in Denver’s own “Everyday Show”. Check out the video on Fox 31 Denver’s website: http://kdvr.com/2015/04/21/natural-eye-wrinkle-treatments/.
Julie was recently invited to discuss her products on the Essential Medcast Podcast. She speaks with Dr. Christine Schaffner about organic skin care, wild crafted ingredients, and how she got her start in herbalism and creating pure, clean skin care products. Listen:
Our Peony Green Tea Eye Serum was recently reviewed by the Indigo+Canary beauty blog. Indigo+Canary frequently writes about all things natural beauty and reviews products of all kinds. Check out what they had to say about us at Indigo+Canary
Julie Levin, founder of Leaf People, is featured on a segment of the National Environmental Report series. The National Environmental Report is an information series, aired on Public Television, with the objective to inform and educate the public on issues related to the environment.
Ecosalon reviewed their favorite organic skin toners and Leaf People’s Balancing Facial Toner is on the list. You can read their review on their site : http://ecosalon.com/skin-toners/
**This article was originally posted in the St John Sun Times and written by Kelly O’Brien. You can find the original article here. Yard work on a tropical island goes a bit beyond taking your ride-on for a turn around the backyard. The jungle is constantly in a state of rapid growth (you’d swear some […]
Voice America – Health & Wellness features the latest conversations and interviews on holistic and medicinal health topics. In this interview, Julie Levin talks about the many forms of toxic chemicals commonly found in skin care products and about Leaf People’s all natural, organic formulations.
Aspen Sojourner presents readers with features that tell tales of Aspen’s colorful characters, recount its rich history, and highlight current goings on about town. In this issue, Leaf People founder, Julie Levin is interviewed about the history of Leaf People development and some of the all natural ingredients and holistic philosophy that goes into the […]