Shop all-natural 100% cruelty-free apothecary goods, handcrafted in small-batches in Upstate New York.

Herbal Salves & Balms for Everyday Magic

Handmade Small-Batch Soaps

Magical Miscellany for a Better Bath


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Crafted with obvious love”


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Wonderful aroma, beautifully crafted”


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Such a great line”


Hello! I’m Kate, the one-witch show behind HWB. I believe there is something both inherently satisfying and quietly revolutionary in becoming learned in the practical arts, and in using something lovingly crafted by another person. Learn more about my commitment to radical self-care.

  • A Maker’s PSA
    Having grown up in a family of makers and small-business owners, I’m no stranger to the ups and downs of customer service. As a rule, I really try to abide by the old maxim “the customer is always right” …but …
  • Cutting Ties with 2020
    In this past year we have borne witness to great suffering; we have experienced loss, isolation, and collective grief. We have also recognized our interconnectedness, our capacity for both mutual aid and radical self-care. Hopefully, we are all recognizing our …
  • Tending the Hedge with Brady
    It’s time for the final Tending the Hedge feature in 2020, my series highlighting herbalists, artists, educators, and activists who engage in a practice of “magical stewardship,” all bravely sharing their magic with the world, living and working with intention. …