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R.L. Linden & Co. is closing up shop.

Dearest Friends & Fans, While totally understandable, I always found it confusing and sad when brands I loved completely disappeared without explanation, so I wanted to close with as much candor as when we opened. My plan was to write this goodbye letter after first contacting those closest to R.L. Linden & Co. (RLL) and then afterwards announcing it to the public, but I’m juggling quite a bit at the moment, so apologies for the mass update blast. If I had the time and ability right now I would be sending personal cards to all those who cheered on, supported and helped RLL over the past 4 years. To everyone who made a purchase, to every retailer that carried our...

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New Store & Product Update!

Hi everyone!It's been awhile since we last checked in here and wanted to post a quick update letting you know what we've been up to these past few weeks as well as what's to come!We’ve been super active on our social media pages but realize not everyone follows us on Instagram or Facebook and therefore hasn’t been receiving all of our most recent updates about our new store and why so many of our products have been out of stock these past few weeks.The Store: Rosehouse is an inspired, curated, all-encompassing botanical space; a plant store and apothecary and the new home of R.L. Linden & Co. While the shop has officially been open since early February, it’s taken over...

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Rose Geranium vs Rose

On the LEFT, Pelargonium roseum aka Rose Geranium (native to South Africa this isn't ACTUALLY a geranium), the leaf not the flower of this plant is used in steam distillation to extract the lovely Rose Geranium essential oil that we use in our Close To Me uplifting deodorant spray for its glorious scent and mood boosting abilities. On the RIGHT is Rose centifolia aka Cabbage Rose or Rose de Mai, it takes over 75 of these beauties to make even 1 precious drop of Rose de Mai essential oil, very expensive (and rightly so! Roses are still handpicked in the mornings when volatile oil content is highest) but more than worth it for the skincare benefits and scent it adds...

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