Sunscreen for adults & kids

So let’s start with the truth. The best form of sunscreen is clothing, but if that won’t work. One of the safest non-mineral sunscreen are these Alba Botanica versions which don’t contain oxybenzone, the biggest chemical offender; instead, they have 3 percent of avobenzone, which presents a low risk of toxicity, according to the Environmental Working Group.
More is not necessarily best. In fact, some experts say using super-high-SPF sunscreens could lead to more UV exposure — upping your risk for both burns and skin cancer. When used correctly, sunscreen with SPF values between 30 and 50 offers adequate sunburn protection, even for people most sensitive to sunburn.
Check out for research on the cleanest and safest consumer products.

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CBD without THC

CBD without THC. Even though there is very little THC (.03%) in our CBD products, some would prefer not to use it. Most CBD products have the maximum amount allowable by law which is .03%, which has no discernible effect. We prefer the .03% as it gives the entourage effect. Using every part of the plant in a synergistic way. Lazarus Naturals Isolate with 50mg of CBD per serving Tincture is without THC, as is MuscleMX 70mg of CBD per serving products. Products that work.

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Ancient Clay Natural Soap Thieves Essential Oil

Ancient Clay Natural Soap Thieves Essential Oil 6oz
Featured Ingredient: Thieves essential oil is well known to reduce stress, neutralize bacterial and viral pathogens.
Thieves essential oil soap warms the senses with bright notes of lemon and eucalyptus followed by subtle rosemary with a strong spice finish of clove and cinnamon. It offers a creamy lather that cleanses and exfoliates, leaving skin smooth, refreshed, and lightly scented.
Ingredient Benefits:
• Ionic Minerals (Pure Calcium Montmorillonite Clay) contains more than 57 trace minerals to help stimulate skin cell renewal.
• Coconut Oil help remove dead skin cells and dirt away from the body. The oils also help prevent or reduce acne.
It also helps firm up your skin helps you look younger as the soap is rich in antioxidants.
• Shea Butter is full of vitamins and fatty acids to help nourish and moisturize the skin.
• Coconut Butter the antioxidants help to neutralize free radicals throughout the body, particularly in the skin.
• Oatmeal it has a moisturizing effect on the skin and helps in exfoliation.
• Clove Essential Oil the spicy and woody aroma warms the senses to promote relaxation.
This essential oil has deodorizing properties to freshen and reduce odor.
• Lemon Essential Oil has a revitalizing effect that has been shown to dramatically reduce stress.
The astringent properties of lemon help balance oil glands and minimize oil production.
• Cinnamon Essential Oil Cinnamon has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.
• Eucalyptus Essential Oil Soothing aches and pains, softening rough dry skin, and even improving blood circulation.
• Rosemary Essential Oil has antiseptic, antibacterial, and antiviral properties, balances oily or problem skin.

• 100% Natural • 100% Vegan • Gluten Free • No Sulfates • No Paraben

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WA State PPE Mask Policy at the YFC

As most of you are aware, as of July 7th, all retail businesses in the State of Washington are required to abide by the new Governor’s mandate on masks and other PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).

face mask

For your Co-op this means 2 things:

If you come into the store without a mask, a staff member will approach you and ask you to please put on a mask. If you don’t have one with you, one will be made available.

Declining to Wear a Mask

If you still decline to wear a mask or face covering, a YFC representative or employee may politely inquire as to whether you have a medical condition or disability that prevents you from wearing a mask. If you answer in the affirmative, then you are exempt from the requirement.

Under the Governor’s mandate, if a business is not adequately enforcing the face mask order or other Safe Start requirements, violations can be enforced by Labor &Industries as a safety and health violation by the employer. That could carry a penalty of nearly $10,000 or more for your Co-op. Our members would certainly not approve of such a penalty. In addition, our Board of Directors could be held personally liable if they allow us to violate a state mandate.

Medical Exemption to Wearing a Mask

PLEASE NOTE: Some staff and Working Members and shoppers may be medically exempt from wearing a face mask. So please, if you do not feel safe in an environment due to others not wearing a mask for medical purposes, and you choose to enter, you do so at your own risk.

We appeal to all our shoppers and members to understand that this is not a Co-op policy, but one we must abide by. We hope that you can accept that. If you are not comfortable wearing a mask for any length of time, then please come in, shop and leave quickly. That way you support your Co-op, get the products you want and don’t endanger your personal health.

Thanks you for your understanding and cooperation. We all want our co-op to survive this present situation and be there for our members and other shoppers long into the future!

The Board and Staff of
the Yelm Food Cooperative

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Lazarus update

Lazarus update

New larger sizes of CBD for your pets and Portland Rose scented cream for you. Lazarus has put more strength into their products while bringing down the prices. Their regular Pet Coconut MCT infused sizes and their new Salmon flavored size now have 20mg of Full Spectrum CBD, while their Sensitive Pet is THC free.  (It used to be 15mg).

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Organic Sugar Soaps

Sweet to the body and planet! Fair trade & organic sugar gives our Organic Pump Soaps a rich caramel color and sweet scent. The sugar combines with organic white grape juice to keep your skin nourished, hydrated and smooth. Organic coconut-olive-hemp oils blend for a creamy castile lather & our soapmaking tradition! Organic hemp oil is now sourced in the U.S. following hemp legalization!
4-in-1 Organic Pump Soaps are good for washing hands, face, body & hair & place by your sink or in the shower! To wash hair work one pump of Organic Pump Soap into wet hair until it lathers, then rub and rinse. Repeat for thicker or longer hair. After washing, follow up with a lightly acidic conditioning rinse, like Dr. Bronner’s Citrus Organic Hair Rinse to leave hair silky smooth! Don’t have our Organic Hair Rinse? Use diluted apple cider vinegar or lemon juice! OK!

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