My Sister the Nutritionist: Eczema, Psoriasis & an Inflammatory Diet

April 19, 2016

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. We typically medicate these conditions topically with corticosteroids, calcineurin inhibitors, or chemical...

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Focus on Shea Butter

April 12, 2016

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.


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Cat Out of the Bag: Our New Face + Body Cream

April 05, 2016

Isn’t it time we made healing and hydrating our skin easy… and dreamy?  Our new Face + Body Cream is exactly that. This head to toe wonder cream is an ideal daily moisturizer for all skin types– including those with eczema or psoriasis, mamas, babies, and everyone in between.  


The cream is packed with gorgeous organic butters and all-star organic plant oils like tamanu, rosehip and pumpkin seed....

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One Product, One Million Uses: MMT’s Face Mask

March 29, 2016

Everybody’s skin is unique in its own way. While one complexion might crave an extra dose of moisture, another might require a more lightweight solution to deal with oil. Skincare doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all solution, which is why everyone’s routine is so unique. All that being said, it’s our passion to create products that you can rework to fit your individual needs, a formula that can be used for any skin type without hesitation.

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Conscious Beauty with Justine Sweetman - Repair Balm

March 22, 2016

Justine Sweetman is a makeup artist based in New York, specializing in non-toxic and vegan beauty. She will be guest blogging with MMT to share some tips from behind the camera.

I don’t go anywhere without Repair Balm. It lives in my makeup kit as well as my personal stash. I love applying it on eyelids and cheekbones for a gorgeous dewy look that isn’t greasy. It’s also perfect for a subtle bit of...

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My Sister the Nutritionist: Vitamin E

February 23, 2016

Fat-soluble Vitamin E contains antioxidant properties, which provide countless benefits to both your health and your skin! Antioxidants work to combat free radicals (harmful substances) in your body. By blocking free radicals from your body, Vitamin E boosts immunity, reduces cholesterol, and reduces the risk of developing cancer.

Sunflower oil, high in Vitamin E, can be found in MMT body oils,...

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Natural Deodorant 101

February 17, 2016

Everyone’s body chemistry is different. Your personal body odor is determined by your diet, your hormones, your genetics, your lifestyle, your mood, your wardrobe… you get it. This is why, what works for one person in the deodorant department, may not work for another. And if you’re here… you’re looking for a natural deodorant OR you’ve found something (congratulations!).

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Conscious Beauty with Justine Sweetman - Facial Oil

September 24, 2015

Justine Sweetman is a makeup artist based in New York, specializing in non-toxic and vegan beauty. She will be guest blogging with MMT to share some tips from behind the camera.

After exfoliating and toning, I applied a generous amount of Meow Meow Tweet Face Oilto model Kimbra’s skin to ensure a healthy and hydrated look. I massaged her face thoroughly then let the oil absorb for several minutes....

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Shea Butter and its Quirks.

August 31, 2015

Grainy Balms and Creams? Here's a quick fix!


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Cool Cat: Sarah Hallacher

August 27, 2015

Cats, Patterns, Speech Bubbles and Bright Colors. That’s a simplified description of the MMT packaging. Our co-founder, Jeff, is responsible for the quirky animal drawings on all of our labels. Often the drawings are lifted directly from miscellaneous papers that he’s doodled on. They’re unfussy and irreverent- they’re little jokes and stories that we tell in the studio- we don’t belabor them, so they have a lighthearted, whimsical spirit.

A few years ago, we started working with Sarah Hallacher on our branding and packaging design...


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Sun-screening, Vegan Style

July 29, 2015

It’s that time of year again. Correction, it’s been that time of year again. When the sun is blazing and you can’t leave the house without your sunhat and a healthy layer of sunblocking cream slathered over your skin. Or for those of us that wear block all year round… we’re just upping our numbers. I go from a 15 to a 30 personally.




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My Sister the Nutritionist: Vitamin D

July 29, 2015

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin important for good overall health. It keeps your heart, lungs, brain, and other muscles working properly, your bones strong, and has a role in fighting off infections. Adequate vitamin D levels can protect you from depression, heart disease, and cancer or aging of the skin!

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Move over gin and tonic...

July 10, 2015

Juniper is more than just a nightcap! A natural detoxifier and cleanser, juniper essential oil is steam distilled from the aerial parts of the plant, most notably the edible berries. The scent is fresh and clean, with a slight woody and even fruity sweetness.

Juniper is one of the oldest aromatherapeutic and ritualistic plants, used historically to fend off evil spirits and illness. The aroma of...

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Introducing, Meow Meow Tweet Baby

May 26, 2015

We believe that a nontoxic lifestyle should start at, well…the start!

From ten little fingers to ten tiny toes and every inch of delicate skin in between, Meow Meow Tweet Baby has been carefully crafted to keep your baby soft, comfortable and above all, safe from potentially toxic ingredients by using only the purest, plant-derived formulas. 

After falling in love with her nephew and her best...

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Vegan Beauty Affair

April 29, 2015

Have you heard?! Meow Meow Tweet co-founder, Tara Pelletier is teaming up with Sarah Peltier of the Vegan Shop-Up to host Vegan Beauty Affair, a seasonal showcase of the finest vegan and cruelty-free beauty brands and products using natural, safe and sustainable ingredients. It’s the first all vegan event of its kind in NYC and is free to attend.

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Fatty Acids are the Key

March 10, 2015

Specifically, lineolic vs. oleic acid. Lineolic acid is a fatty acid that is naturally present in your skin’s sebum (the oil produced by your skin to protect it from the elements). A deficiency in lineolic acid causes the skin to produce sebum with high levels of oleic acid which is dry and sticky and may lead to blackheads and clogged pores.

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Tailor Our Facial Care to Your Face.

March 06, 2015

The MMT Face Regime by skin type...

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My Sister the Nutritionist: Magnesium

January 27, 2015

Although not given much attention in the media, magnesium is the fourth most abundant cation (positively charged molecule) in the body!

Magnesium’s role in the body is primarily regulatory. It participates in more than 300 types of enzyme-mediated reactions in the body! Specifically it has a role in breaking down carbohydrates and fat, forming proteins and antioxidants, the creation of DNA and...

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All Your Skin Ever Wanted, Body Oil

January 22, 2015

We can’t sing enough praises about body oil as a substitution for body lotion. Is your skin desperate for moisture (hello, winter)? Forget. About. Lotion.image

Body oils are trimmed down to their most essential, close-to-plant ingredients. They provide a function that is much more effective and long-lasting than lotion, which is full of fillers and sometimeschemicals. In one 8 oz bottle of lotion you...

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On Horses and Goats, a note for the New Year

January 11, 2015

2015, the year of the goat is a Yin energy, a symbol of peace, harmonious co-existence and tranquility. That is the primary and fundamental mood for this year.


Happy New Year! Yes, yes, we’re a little late here but with good excuse. We were taking a break. 2014 was a wonderful, challenging and teaching year for MMT and we needed a little time to recoup, take a step back and scheme for the new...

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Join us for a soap making workshop on January 29! Space is...

December 15, 2014

Join us for a soap making workshop on January 29! Space is limited, get your tickets soon!

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STILLLIFE Sniffing Party!

November 24, 2014

Join Tara for a Sniffing Party at The One Well on November 29th from 4 to 9 pm. The first 15 folks that come will get a free sample of the STILLLIFE scent of their choice!

Find out more about her scent project here.

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My Sister the Nutritionist: Vitamin C

November 23, 2014

When it comes to maintaining the health of your skin, vitamin C plays a critical role. Also known as ascorbic acid, this vitamin is essential for the growth and repair of tissues all over the body! Its healing properties contribute to clearer skin and a brighter complexion. Vitamin C is also an antioxidant, which combats free radicals that can cause skin dryness, fine lines, and wrinkles.


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Halloween DIY / Natural Fake Blood Recipe

October 31, 2014

  • 1 cup light organic corn syrup (what else is it good for?)
  • 1 Tbsp castile soap (to make clean-up easier)
  • 2 Tbsp vegan, natural Red food coloring (you can also try steeping the syrup in fresh beets, dried elderberries or alkanet root)

Mix together in a mixing bowl and you’re done. If you want darker blood or more realistic blood, add a dash of chocolate syrup or cacao powder.

Thanks for the image...

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