Featured Maker - Little Fire Ceramics

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Jessica Egan is a warm, dedicated person and it comes through in all of her work. The name of her ceramics company honors her family name. In Gaelic, the name Egan means “little fire”. Jessica creates beautiful mugs (like the Luna Mug pictured), tumblers, planters, plates and platters. Her pieces are clean, form focused and made in the Midwest.  Ottilia is proud to carry Little Fire Ceramics. Should you have a special product request, please reach out. 

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Featured product - Penny Frances Brightening Cleansing Oil
Featured product - Penny Frances Brightening Cleansing Oil

Penny Frances Apothecary is a unique brand based in Vancouver, Canada. Sarah creates products that make you feel as though your suddenly on a beautiful tropical island. Her love for all things lush and feminine come through in her potions. I would also encourage you to follow her on Instagram for inspiration you will find nowhere else.  The Watermelon, Papaya + Green Mandarin Brightening Cleansing Oil will leave your skin revived and nourished. Among the ingredients, you will find organic watermelon seed oil which includes fatty acids that soothe your skin. The organic papaya seed oil is high in antioxidants and can...

Choose green beauty!
Choose green beauty!

What we use and how we use it affects ourselves, our neighbors and our Earth. Using non-toxic skincare and cleaning products wherever you can greatly affects our community. Starting small will ensure an easier transition. If it interests you, making your own skincare and cleaning products at home is an extremely powerful way to support a holistic lifestyle.   For inspiration, here are some websites you may like to consult when considering ways to shift lifestyle choices. These include ideas for clothing, makeup, skincare and cleaning products.  - Resources for mindful living by the Chicago artist, Allie Kushnir.    - Candice Tay’s...

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Stay tuned for upcoming events once the brick and mortar space is open!

Ottilia
Ottilia

Ottilia is a soon to be open brick and mortar shop in Arlington Heights that will serve as a platform for non-toxic skincare, beauty and home goods.  At Ottilia, we aim to curate a warm and beautiful space that provides non-toxic skincare and handcrafted home goods to our clients. What we sell is very much what we would purchase ourselves. Ottilia supports a variety of brands and holds a special place for small artists and makers.  The name Ottilia honors family, more specifically, Aunt Tillie, whose full name was Ottilia Mathilda. She lived with her sister, Maggie, who owned a...