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The Pink Tax: What It Is + How These Brands Are Leading the Change Against It

Keep reading to learn what defines the pink tax, how three companies are leading the change and what you can do to help abolish the pink tax against women. Read on >>


Mender Makes CBD Topicals on the Central Coast

Mender is one Central Coast company exploring that [the CBD] realm. It was recently launched in San Luis Obispo by April Cole Worley, a former wine branding expert who is using what she learned in that industry to raise the profile of cannabis. Read on >>


Oov Lifestyle Interviews Mender's Founder

I deeply reject how many businesses say they have systems in place to protect and support employees when often times, these structures create hidden spaces where rudeness and harassment can hide, leaving employees to feel uncared for as humans. Read on >>


Opal Avenue Brand Spotlight: Mender

Led by April Cole Worley, a marketer who holds a master’s degree in political science and based out of San Luis Obispo, CA, Mender brings non-gendered design thinking and a passion for botanical healing to their line of CBD bodycare. April partnered with Vanessa Pisias, a versed Apothecary and doula who sold her successful natural skincare business to join the company as product director when she began to study the vast health benefits of CBD topicals, and the result is an active, accessible line of CBD bodycare. Read on >>


The Canncierge on Mender’s “Skin Treats”

Recently, I’ve been on a somewhat challenging mission to rid my cabinets of harmful chemicals and, while at it, point myself in the direction of #cannabeauty. Seeking CBD-rich skincare, I’ve been coveting Mender’s cannabis-centric skin treats and lucky for moi, April, Mender’s badass founder, noticed and blessed me with samples from her line of infused products. Read on >>


TRIBU-TE: Tried, Tested & True

“TRIED & TESTED: The lovely CBD Youth Serum boosts collagen and cell regeneration leaving skin feeling plumper and deeply hydrated with a delightful scent.

TRIED & TESTED: The CBD Body Butter is ultra hydrating and absorbs fast into the skin. Immune boosting vitamins A, E, D & B add extra love to plump skin with a delicious grapefruit, vanilla and rosemary scent.” Read on >>


My CBD Diary reviews Mender’s CBD Deodorant

I’ve struggled to find a natural deodorant that feels comfortable and works properly. The first day I tried Mender’s CBD deodorant, I still felt fresh even after temperatures rose during a midday stroll in LA. It goes on silky smooth, isn’t sticky or gunky from build-up, blocks odor, and is toxin free. I honestly can’t imagine life without it now. Read on >>