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What's In Your Bottle?

What's In Your Bottle?

Recently I checked out some other aromatherapy lines to see what they're up to, I LOVE the smells! I'm seeing a tendency to list fragrances as "essential oil blend", rather than the individual oils.  As a maker, I understand not wanting to share industry secrets, but as a licensed esthetician, I'm going to need that full ingredient list, please and thank you!

My skin care philosophy has always been use what you want, know what you're using, and why. People have sensitivities to a wide spectrum of both natural and synthetic ingredients and it's my job as an empathic skin care professional to ask questions, communicate and use intuition to avoid unnecessary challenges. It's important for people to be fully informed about what is going on their skin, it is our largest organ and one of our most useful detoxifying agents.  

I can take care of your skin using only our organically preserved products, this does not mean they are 100% organic (though many of the ingredients are) we are preserving the product with flower and plant extracts rather than synthetic chemicals.

In other products containing water we use a small amount of other preservatives that rate low to moderate health hazard because we've determined exposing you to bacteria in those products would be worse for you.  Use what you want, know what you're using, and why.

Up until RIDES Rêve I have designed every label for each product and let me tell you, ingredient lists are a beast.  But everything is listed.  I am actively trying to teach future generations of estheticians my industry secrets, how I chakra and energy balance, read tarot, wax, do my facials--people voice concern that the people I've taught will become the competition.  Well, ok.  We do open and transparent economy here on the farm.  
Y'all come back now, ya hear? #peace


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Sherry's Esthetics Work on NBC News!

RIDES Rêve co creator & World Beard Champion Madison Rowley (l) at the 2015 World Beard Championship in Austria 10.03.15 

Hair by Amanda at Urbaca Salon

Esthetics by Sherry Okamura at Urbaca

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Beard Event at Brick & Mortar Barbershop! 10.25.15

Beards, Beers & Buckman BEARS Fundraiser!  Sunday, October 25, 2015


Brick and Mortar Barbershop

1429 SE Hawthorne Blvd, PortlandOR 


Benefit beard event featuring tarot readings by Sherry Okamura Leonard 

  • Deluxe Beard Line Ups $15
  • Beard Trim $7
  • Tarot by donation

All proceeds benefit Buckman School!  


 Door prizes!


 Good times!





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The Birth of Okamura Farmacopia in Salon Today Magazine June 2015

A great story in Salon Today Magazine about the creation of Okamura Farmacopia and partnership with Urbaca Salon!  View story here!

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Sherry On What's Your Holistic Lifestyle Radio Show!

Talking beards, beard oils and philanthropy at Urbaca Salon on What's Your Holistic Lifestyle Radio Broadcast (if you're short on time her segment starts at 31:00).

‪#‎peace‬ ‪#‎love‬ ‪#‎beards‬ ‪#‎changetheworld‬ ‪#‎success‬

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