To be honest, everyone is going to have a slightly different idea of what ethically sourced means, which is why it's difficult to define. But most people understand ethical sourcing as sourcing ingredients and materials in a responsible and sustainable manner that considers the people and environment throughout the process.
Exfoliation is pretty simple, it's removing dead cells from the surface of your skin. It can be a confusing topic because of conflicting information on what products to use, how often to use them and why you use them.
We're always learning more about how our waste impacts our planet. Waste contributes to the pollution of our oceans and lakes, and it increases the greenhouse gas effect that causes global warming. The three R's aren't cutting it, so now we have the five R's; Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot. Let's break them down.
SOOTHE, DETOX, BOOST and BALANCE. Read about our uniquely formulated Underarm Primer!
Let’s break down what fair trade means, why you should look for fair trade products, and how we're working to source our ingredients through fair trade means.
While stress is a natural part of life, there are going to be times when it's totally out of control, and I feel you. Today I want to share some things I've learned about how stress can impact your life and how you can make some simple changes to reducing your stress levels.
I've recently made a promise to myself to simplify not only the products I use, but the ingredients that go in them. This is why I love the Cocoa Skin Cream.
If you're like me and love the new Deodorant Stick, you've probably been wondering what's up with the paper packaging. While Meow Meow Tweet is known for their effective, vegan deodorants in adorable glass jars, this new stick is made with a sturdy paper that's actually biodegradable. It offers the convenience of a deodorant stick without the wasteful plastic packaging.
Essential oils are powerful plant compounds that are incredibly useful in almost every part of our lives. I use them in my beauty and self care routines, and I diffuse them constantly in my home.
It's been 75 years since President Roosevelt enacted the executive order which allowed the U.S. military to exclude any and all persons from an area after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Although no single racial or ethnic group was mentioned in the order, hundreds of thousands of Japanese-Americans were forced out of their homes and moved into camps.
I recently interviewed my grandfather about what life was like as a Japanese-American post World War II. I hoped to gain insight into a part of my heritage which I’ll never experience first hand but am saddened by. It's impossible not to see parallels being drawn between the recent travel ban and past U.S. anti-Asian policies. I can't help but feel anxiety for how the current administration seems to be playing to the fears of a bigoted populism and what can be done to counter it.
Not just your potato’s best friend, this fresh and woody herb promotes hair growth and stimulates blood circulation. The fragrant oils in the rosemary leaf also dissolve excess and clogging sebum in hair follicles to balance oil production without over-drying. Make your own herbal tea hair rinse with fresh rosemary or apply hair oil with the essential oil.
Soy is one of the most controversial foods in the world. Depending who you ask, some may call it a superfood while others consider it a toxin. It seems for every study supporting the benefits of soy there’s another revealing its harmful effects− making researching soy very confusing to consumers.
The launch of our new stick has yielded a bunch of incredible feedback. Please keep it coming! We thought we’d take a moment to answer two of our most commonly asked questions and let you know a little about our process of development.
What was that? MMT has a new stick deodorant?
Sometimes even the most gentle natural soap is too much for sensitive skin. Here’s our recipe for a super gentle bathtime soak that will cleanse and soothe. This can also be used for chicken pox, poison ivy and other dermatitis.
Essential oils are volatile molecules found in the cells of aromatic plants. They are the lifeblood of plants. We extract them by steam distillation and physical expression of raw plant matter. Essential oils have been used for centuries to address and support physical, emotional and spiritual issues.
Tired of having red, itchy or inflamed skin? For many chronic skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, or other dermatitis it is not only important to eliminate external irritants, but to also search for the root of the issue in order to prevent rather than simply treat signs and symptoms.
This winter, Shea Butter has quickly become our best friend. But, seriously. Between the blasting heat indoors, and the biting cold outside, our skin has been left reeling and in need of some serious hydration. So it should come as no surprise that the ultra-nourishing, soothing powers of Shea Butter have been a savior for our skin, rejuvenating and healing the damages left by this never-ending winter.