Our JAVA Lifestyle Store

Our coffee shop was getting too crammed with crazy JAVA ladies and merchandise so, we packed up our JAVA products did the typical Rhode Island shuffle and moved down the street to create our first brick-and-mortar store on 14 Main Street, Wickford, RI.

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Introducing our JAVA Lifestyle Store – a destination for eco-luxury living featuring our organic Everyday Skin Care Collection, JAVA Luxury Collection and JAVA Face Collection. Our lifestyle store also featurese Silver Hippopotamus Industrial/Modern Furniture, jewelry by Trisha Kelly Photography, as well  as fun items from select vendors we LOVE like – Robert Verdi’s GreatBag Co.,  and Benrus.

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Our new home in Wickford Village is neighbor to dozens of fun, local stores to satisfy your shopping needs- who says shopping is limited to just the holidays?!  We are also walking distance to some amazing restaurants and the whole village is dog friendly to boot!FullSizeRender

Letsorganic just say our JAVA hearts are exploding with happiness (and green coffee of course).

Cheers my JAVA lovers to a Happy New Year, new beginnings and more importantly a new HEALTHY you!

xoxo

JAVA’s Five Key Ingredients

JAVA SKin Care wants your skin to look and feel glorious in a pure, healthy all-natural way. That is why we incorporate five key all-natural ingredients to “awaken your natural beauty” in a kind,  java-loving way.

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Our first key ingredient is Green Coffee (organic arabica coffee bean). It is the signature ingredient found in every JAVA Skin Care product. Cold-pressed green coffee bean extract is one of the most potent antioxidants found on earth to rejuvenate and smooth your skin. It is responsible for reducing the visibility of scar tissue, acne, and wrinkles by bringing the elasticity back into your skin!

 

 

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The second key ingredient is Artisan Roasted Coffee – roasted right in our own little coffee shop! The caffeine in the roasted coffee beans is key to minimizing red, puffy dry skin and transforming the skin’s appearance into healthy, vibrant skin (not to mention it detoxes).

 

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The third key ingredient is Organic Argan Oil also known as a “miracle ingredient” in the skin care world. Pressed from the nut of the Argan tree in Morocco, argan oil penetrates your skin with moisture while reducing any skin irritation you might have. The argan oil works on all types of skin, no matter the time of year, to make you and your skin glow!
The fourth key insweetalmondoil_smallgredient is Sweet Almond Oil that is created from a cold press process to keep it loaded with vitamins and antioxidants to fix skin disorders such as wrinkles, acne, stretch-marks and cellulite. This Sweet Almond Oil adds an all natural fragrance to JAVA that makes you smell glorious as well.

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Last but not least, the fifth key ingredient is Safflower Oil. This oil allows the moisture to not
only cling to your skin, but also lock in the moisture without clogging pores! Trust me, your skin will thank you!

 

JAVA wants you to feel & look beautiful without the harmful chemicals, dyes and fragrances.

xoxo

Indie Beauty Expo – New York City

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What could be better then a day in NYC completely devoted to Independent beauty brands and the lovers of beauty products?
JAVA Skin Care being asked to be a part of it of course.

The Indie Beauty Expo took place at the Altman Building in New York City on August 27th. This event was created to give independent beauty brands the opportunity to interact and make connections with buyers, media and consumers that love green beauty products just as much as they do. These unique small brand companies come from all over the nation to present their clean beauty products at this event. Yes, clean beauty. No chemicals, no animal testing, no toxins and completely stock full of lovely, eco-friendly ingredients to help your skin glow.

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JAVA had one marathon day full of meeting other inspiring beauty lover brands and being able to experience their new green beauty products that are hitting the North American beauty products market.

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Stephanie Additon, owner of JAVA Skin Care with Joanne Starkman of Innersense Organic Beauty
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Steph is big fan of Fashion Superhero Robert Verdi
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So cool to meet Nitika Chopra
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So many great products!

Although the JAVA team was completely exhausted the following day of the Indie Beauty Expo, they had to go to their favorite spot Trattoria Dell’Arte. When in Rome right?

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Perfect ending to a whirl wind of a day spent in NYC.

Much love,

JAVA xo

 

Healthy Clean for You… And Your Backyard!

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Whether you are a city dweller, live on acres of farmland or have a sprawling backyard in the suburbs, an outdoor shower is certain to appeal to you summertime sensibilities. For sandy feet, muddy dogs, or a  cool spritz on your skin,  a refreshing, eco-friendly shower is perfect on a hot day or under a starlit sky.

But if we are IMG_5772showering in the beautiful outdoors, then we should be as kind to the environment as we are to our bodies, right?

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Most store bought body products we use in the shower are filled with harsh chemicals, irritants, artificial ingredients, dyes, colorants, fragrances and non-biodegradable micro-beads. These ingredients  are not only destructive to  beautiful skin but also to the surrounding environment: the soil the water we drink and bathe in. By using eco-friendly bath products (nudge, nudge, JAVA Skin Care), the water from your outdoor shower  isn’t harmful to your gardens, lawns, pets, wildlife, water systems or your skin.

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The JAVA Body Bar and JAVA Body Scrub are made from all-natural plant-based ingredients to make your skin happy and smooth.  It is textured with biodegradable exfoliating properties created by the addition of roasted coffee.

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Don’t think you’re being fooled by the honey gold color of JAVA Body Wash.. It contains NO harmful dyes and ONLY natural color and fragrances from coffee extracts, argan oil and sweet almond oils. Your skin and your garden will thank you for such wonderful treatment!

Since your already outside, don’t worry about drying yourself off and dirtying another towel, lather on the JAVA Body Serum on your damp skin and let it soak in all the moisture it can get.

Use JAVA Skin Care products to be sure the environment and your skin are JAVA ready for your outdoor shower.

xo

 

Best of RI – Updikes Newtowne

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Owner and head roaster Mark Additon celebrates being Best of RI with his two daughters, Lilly and May, at the family shop in North Kingstown.
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   best_of_ri_coverUpdikes Newtowne Coffee Roasting Company, the home of JAVA Skin Care, has been named the 2015 Best SPECIALTY COFFEE DRINKS of RI by Rhode Island Monthly and we couldn’t be more proud.

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Updikes Newtowne Coffee Roasting Company opened in 2007 in the small town of Wickford, Rhode Island. Mark Additon is the owner and head roaster and his specialty consists of roasting and grinding small estate coffee from hand picked coffee grown regions located all over the world This coffee is the reason JAVA Skin Care exists.
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This year’s award is doubly exciting because we are also celebrating the one-year anniversary of JAVA Skin Care’s 2014 Best of RI Editor’s Pick for Best of RI Natural Body Products awarded for a Rhode-Island based skin care company. JAVA Skin Care combines organic green coffee extract with argan and almond oils and along with other all-natural ingredients to make your skin glow.

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JAVA Executives Stephanie & Emily enjoying their fresh roasted coffee in their office space at Updikes Newtowne Coffee Roasting Company

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WESTWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 6: 2015 Grammy Awards Luxury Gift Style Lounge presented by Red Carpet Events LA held at W Hotel on February 6, 2015 in Westwood, California (Photo by Jc Olivera/GlobalMediaImages.com)

 

Mark and roaster/barista Graham Davies are proud to accept the 2015 Best SPECIALTY COFFEE DRINKS of RI award. Together with the JAVA Skin Care team, there has been much to celebrate these past year.

Looking forward to another exciting year.