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aloe vera aids to support joints, inflammation, and flexibility - Lily of the Desert

How Aloe Vera Helps Support Joints & Flexibility

By now, you may be asking yourself, “how does aloe vera support joint health?”. A fair question indeed! Clinical studies have demonstrated that aloe contains properties that reduce the leading cause of joint pain: occasional inflammation. Your friends at Lily have found several ways aloe can help you feel great!

coconut oil vegan chocolate chip cookies using Tropical Plantation Coconut Oil - Lily of the Desert

Coconut Oil Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Now that the kids have returned to school, your calendar will be filling up with events! If you’ve got a bake sale, potluck, or snack day coming up, our newest recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser! These Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies are filled with healthy ingredients, dairy free, and simply delicious!

Lily of the Desert is a sponsor of Feed the Children

A Proud Sponsor of Feed The Children

Today Lily of The Desert pauses to shine a spotlight on an organization close to our hearts – Feed the Children. Founded over forty years ago, Feed the Children has a mission of “providing hope and resources for those without life’s essentials.” They are committed to creating a world where no child goes to bed hungry.

Lily of the Desert Labor Day Giveaway

Labor Day Weekend Giveaway

Everyone loves the long weekend, especially when it means more time for fun & family! But, as we’re lounging by the pool or barbecuing the backyard, it’s important to keep our health in mind before the Fall and Winter months sneak up on us. Now’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on your favorite Lily […]

Aloe Facts & Best Kept Secrets

Aloe Vera’s Best Kept Secrets

There are dozens of lesser-known reasons to love aloe vera, and today we’re spreading the word by sharing some of them with you. Best kept secrets are typically reserved for a select few, but something this important shouldn’t be kept under wraps! Here are some great uses for aloe that may have been under your radar!

Meet the Lily team: Rosa Del Castillo - Lily of the Desert

Meet the Team: Rosa Del Castillo

At Lily Of The Desert, we’re fortunate to have several team members who have been a part of our family for many years. Today we are celebrating Rosa Del Castillo! Rosa has 20 years of service (she joined us in 2002!), making her one of the longest-ranking members of our team.

Back to School Checklist | Lily of the Desert

Back To School Checklist

At Lily, we’re parents too, and we know this is a hectic time. From purchasing classroom supplies, backpacks, and uniforms, to figuring out bus schedules and after-school activities…it can be overwhelming! Checklists work great for helping you keep everything organized, so we’d like to offer a few recommendations to help your kiddos have a great school year!

DIY aloe face popsicle

Moisturizing Aloe & Cucumber DIY Popsicle Recipe

Made with our 99% Gelly and hydrating cucumber, this popsicle recipe delivers a refreshing and cooling treatment that will leave your skin feeling renewed and protected.

Coconut Oil Benefits

The Many Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has so many amazing uses and should be a staple in your home. From creating delicious recipes to lavish self-care treatments, no wonder there’s so much excitement about coconut oil!

aloe hair care hacks with 99% gelly

Aloe Hair Care Hacks

Have you ever wondered if aloe vera is good for your hair? Well, of course, it is…it’s aloe vera!! What can’t aloe do? Don’t subject your hair (and skin!) to the harsh ingredients that commercial hair care products often contain. Lily’s 99% Gelly made from organically-grown aloe is a great option for the hair care brands you may be using. Keep reading to check out our “aloe haircare hacks” that will leave your tresses looking radiant and healthy!