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Science Behind Cardamom's Skin Benefits

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Science Behind Cardamom's Skin Benefits

Reviewed By Registered Dietitian Mollie Meldahl, RD, LD, CPTCardamom is native to the East originating in the forests of the western ghats in southern India, where it grows wild. Today it also grows in Sri Lanka, Guatemala, Indo China and Tanzania. It is also known for its many health benefits varying from anti-aging, aroma-therapy, digestion, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Cardamom's antibacterial properties that help in healing breakouts in addition to acting as a skin purifier in way of clearing out blemishes. It also helps in giving a clearer and evened out complexion. Cardamom contains vitamin C, which is a powerful...

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Why We Started Selling Hand Sanitizer in the Refill Pouch

Why We Started Selling Hand Sanitizer in the Refill Pouch

Recently we have been challenged to introduce a new product to our line that we never could have anticipated if it wasn't for the COVID-19 pandemic. Many supermarkets that carry our soap have requested Hand Sanitizer, and have asked whether we were carrying this kind of product. While we have posted in the past about the simplicity of washing hands with soap and water to remove germs, we now have recently been selling our Rinse Free Hand Wash/Sanitizer with 60% Ethyl Alcohol due to the demand. This amazing sanitizer includes organic Aloe Vera and Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), which adds moisture...

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Here We Are Again

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Here We Are Again

Bar soap vs. liquid? Many people think bar soap retains germs. According to the CDC, that is not true. Other studies show people use almost seven times more liquid soap than bar per washing. Bacteria on bar soap washes off every time you use it, so there’s no need to worry about it contaminating your skin. If you’re not assured, rinse the soap under running water and lather it up before you use it, further removing germs from the soap.Some of the pros of bars soaps include being able to travel with them no matter the size. We once traveled...

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FDA Says "Skip Antibacterial Soap?"

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FDA Says "Skip Antibacterial Soap?"

  As we take precaution with the Corona virus that has reached 115,000 worldwide, including famous actors like Tom Hanks. We tend to reach for products that are labeled “antibacterial,” in hopes that it will offer a thorough eradication of potential germs on our persons? The common antibacterial found in some bar soaps is triclosan, which has become concern amongst environmental, academic and regulatory groups.  They have even performed studies on Animals, with results stating the altercation of hormones in the body. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), states that there isn’t enough science to show that over-the-counter...

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How to Choose Bar Soaps That Feel Good and Smell Better‎

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How to Choose Bar Soaps That Feel Good and Smell Better‎

The best bar soaps smell nice and clean well right? However, the best body washes and best bar soaps double as aromatherapy when made with quality ingredients and fragrances, not just leaving your skin feeling moisturized but creating a private spa like experience where you can escape and wash away the day.Many consumers often take into consideration a variety of reason for choosing their favorite bar soaps. This can be influenced by smell, size, packaging, and more often than not by the quality and origin of the ingredients and their affect on the environment.Recently a consumer claimed that Costa California...

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