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Pollinator Partnership: Our 2019 Giving Tuesday Recipient

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We’ve had an incredibly busy week here at Mad Hippie headquarters! It began with our annual Black Friday-Cyber Monday sale. Our small, but mighty team found themselves amidst stacks of cardboard boxes, tidy piles of tissue paper, and bins filled with products, all while working hard to fulfill hundreds upon hundreds of web orders (thank you!). We finally made it to the end of the week, which is perfect timing for celebrating this year’s Giving Tuesday recipient!Giving Tuesday is often quietly shuffled to the sidelines considering it falls on the tail end of highly anticipated pre-season holiday sales. And trust...

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Donating to Wands for Wildlife

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Donating to Wands for Wildlife

Since the launch of our new make-up line in July, we've been receiving questions about what to do with the mascara wands once a tube of mascara has been used. And guess what? We have an answer! Donate them to Wands for Wildlife (https://www.appalachianwild.org/wands-for-wildlife.html)!Wands for Wildlife is a small non-profit run by volunteers who use donated mascara wands to remove fly eggs and larva from the fur and feathers of orphaned wild animals. Mascara wands are the perfect size and work wonderfully given that the bristles are so close together. If you want to see photos of adorable critters being delicately groomed, head over to the Wands for...

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