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Yes, We're Woman-Owned (with Certification to Prove It!)
Who runs the world? Sorry Beyoncé, but we don't think it's girls quite yet. Spinster Sisters Co. is woman-owned and woman-run, but when you look at the business world overall, female CEO's are few and far between. Just 5.2% of CEO’s and...
Working with Sisters: a Women-Run Workplace
Equality in the workplace happens from inside the boardroom — not shouting from the sidelines. Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg was the first to champion this idea. To gain true workplace equality between the sexes, we need more women running the place. When Sandberg published...
5 Alternatives to the Midday Latte
You start to feel the tell-tale jitters as you finish the last hour of work for the day, your heart beating a touch too quickly and your veins running cold. Or even worse, you lie awake that night staring at...
The Making of Our New Face Cleanser
Our new Face Cleanser has been on the back burner for years, believe it or not! Developing and launching new products is one of the most fulfilling parts of the job here at Spinster Sisters Co. It typically takes at least a few months for a...
Biodegradable Skincare for the Great Outdoors
As you get outside this summer, don't forget that what you put on your body can affect the wildlife around you. Here in Colorado, where the mountains get more trafficked every year, we're especially sensitive to the dictum that one should...
We're a Colorado Company to Watch in 2019
Spinster Sisters Co. is honored to have been chosen as a 2019 Colorado Company to Watch. Founder Kelly Perkins was celebrated at the Gala Awards Dinner on June 20th, 2019. What a way to celebrate our 7th year in business!  For the last...
What's Beer Doing in My Soap?
It's no secret that we Coloradans love our breweries. Here in Golden, we're lucky to have many local brewers who share their suds with us — not just for drinking, but for soapmaking too! Here's a way you probably haven't...
Kelly's Story
The dream of Spinster Sisters Co. was born in 1994 when Kelly Perkins realized that she and her friends needed an alternative to the witches' brew of chemicals that many modern skin care products represent.
The At-Home Facial
Facials are essential to healthy, glowing skin. By regularly performing at-home facials every 4-6 weeks, you can even out the look of your skin tone, enjoy deep cleansing benefits, and experience overall rejuvenation. Step One: Cleanse Begin with our moisturizing...
The Mani-Pedi with Sisters
Nail polish? Check. Topcoat? Check. Skin treatment...?A mani pedi can be so much more than a coat of paint. Elevate your next DIY spa session to care for the overworked skin on your hands and feet.   Our Butta'Milk Salt...
Get a Peek at the New Microsoapery
Did you know we moved? This year in May, we picked up shop and moved a short 2.5 miles into a new 7,860 square foot Microsoapery at the foot of Green Mountain in Golden, Colorado. We're now fully settled and can't wait...
An Insider's Look at Soapmaking
We're giving you an in-depth look at every step of the process that turns lye, natural plant oils and botanicals into an ultra-moisturizing Spinster Sisters soap bar. Stage One: Saponification Our soap is crafted in 35-pound batches that produce up to 114...
5 New Uses for Salves
You already know that one of the best parts of a first aid kit is the salve. There are salves for wounds, salves for sores — but what about other surface ailments? These five new uses for salves may surprise you....
Let's Fix the Plastic Problem
Did you know that more than 8 million metric tons of plastic is dumped in the ocean each year? According to the lead researcher on the study, that number equates to five grocery bags of plastic for every foot of coastline...
Guess What We're Making
Have you ever wanted to get a look at how our products are made? The magic happens at our lovely Microsoapery nestled in Golden, Colorado, where a team of talented men and women craft our salves, candles, soaps, soaks, and...