No Bugs. No Burns. No Problem: A Summer Skin Protection Guide

As temperatures heat up, outdoor activities are probably starting to fill your summer calendar. Whether you’re headed to the beach, a campsite, an amusement park or even a farmers market, protecting your skin is incredibly important.  We’ve chosen our favorite sunscreen, bug repellents and after sun care options to meet your needs. This way you

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Choosing a New Product Line: O’Douds Apothecary

Jeffrey Qaiyum (JQ) interviews his big brother Anthony Qaiyum (TQ), President and Co-Owner of Merz Apothecary and Smallflower.com, about what he looks for when selecting a product line to sell in-stores and online. They discuss the brand of the month, O’Douds Apothecary, what makes a new brand stand out, and why the look and feel

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Smallflower Favorites: A Tour of European Classics

Summer has finally arrived. That means it’s time to shed those light spring layers, stock up on seasonal essentials and book travel plans. Before you head out on your west coast road trip, beachy tropical island getaway, or digital detox staycation, we want to take you on a product tour of some of our favorite

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19 Traditional Anniversary Gifts For The Modern Couple

Anniversary gifts should be as unique as your relationship. Finding a gift that triggers a special memory or showcases the depth of the connection between a couple shouldn’t be a chore. Now, commemorating this special bond doesn’t have to be so difficult. The storied history of the traditional wedding gift guide (it dates back to

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4 Ways to Pack Smart for Your Next Trip

As I was packing for spring break, I started thinking about how many people were also gearing up for a big trip. As a theater artist on the international festival circuit and a dad of three little kids, I’ve become an expert in packing for myself and for trips with the whole fam. Here are

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