Mother Earth Skincare

Trends in Natural Beauty Care

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Trends in Natural Beauty Care

Natural products are now the norm particularly in the personal care category. Now more than ever, customers are taking the time to compare front panel claims with back panel ingredient lists for consistency. Product development at Mother Earth Soapworks concentrates on 2 key Beauty Trends.  Sustainability: At the core of the natural movement is the enduring value of sustainability, which avoids of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance. In the past, some brands based their sustainability efforts on donating items like shoes, clothing and personal care products to the local communities where they were sourcing...

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4 Benefits of Using Natural Beauty Products

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4 Benefits of Using Natural Beauty Products

When you're accustomed to doing things the way you always have, you may not see why you would want to switch up your routine. But once you compare the benefits of natural beauty products to the way things used to be done, however, you'll see why you would want to adopt a new, natural lifestyle with beauty products that can help you look and feel great Why use Natural Beauty Products: Avoid Irritation: Chemicals, artificial colors, and fillers in skin care products can cause redness, irritation, and breakouts. Many people are even allergic to chemicals commonly found in conventionally produced...

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Why use Mother Earth's Clay on your Skin?

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Why use Mother Earth's Clay on your Skin?

Clay masks treat all skin types safely, with no irritation or redness. They work wonders with younger skin that may be prone to acne, and they boost elasticity and minimize signs of aging. You would be surprised at how much dirt your face can accumulate throughout the day. Additionally, there are environmental toxins that seep into damage your skin.  When you mix dirt and toxins with excess oil, you get acne and other skin damage. Clay masks can eliminate toxins and dirt in the skin as the clay binds to these nasty elements to pull them away from the surface....

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Ingredient Watch: A Known Animal Carcinogen

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Ingredient Watch: A Known Animal Carcinogen

You might want to check your skincare labels to see if Polysorbate-20 is listed. Here's why we don't use Polysorbate-20 at Mother Earth Soapworks: What is Polysorbate-20? Polysorbate is a harmless sorbitol in its original form as a sugar alcohol. Yet when it is used in personal care products, it is treated with ethylene oxide. This results in an ingredient used as an emulsifier in cosmetic creams, lotions, cream deodorant, baby oil, sun lotion, etc. The Concerns? The issue with any ingredient that is treated with ethylene oxide is that it can then become contaminated with 1,4-dioxane, a potentially dangerous...

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Organic Hemp Oil for Skin

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Organic Hemp Oil for Skin

I'm not one for fluffy articles, so let's get right to it. Why should you and I be using Hempseed Oil in our Skincare routine? Hempseed Oil is produced by cold press extraction, which means that the healthful properties of the oil remain in tact instead of being subjected to heat where they can be destroyed. Cold pressed oils are unrefined & always have better nutrient content.  Does not cause blocked pores because it is non-comedogenic. It allows skin to breathe, remain hydrated, and keeps it free from breakouts. It is easily penetrating and highly emollient. Contains all 21 amino acids and one of the...

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