Soapwalla

Effective organic deodorant cream for sensitive skin

The issue of aluminum-based, fragrance-added deodorant poses a problem for those with allergies or sensitivity, or anyone averse to the chemicals required to fight sweat and odor. If we still lived in a nomadic hunter-gatherer society, our personal scents would identify us to our tribe, but unfortunately, that kind of natural state isn’t always a viable option. Anyone who has experimented with alternatives has likely …

Ursa Major

Vermont-made natural skincare for men

Made among the Green Mountains of Vermont, Ursa Major skin care launched in late 2010 to provide men with a healthy and effective alternative to chemical-laden products. By favoring organic over synthetic, Ursa Major promotes a “super natural” regimen of face wash, toner and shaving cream, and a newly created fortifying face balm to be released in the coming weeks. Each product in the line …

Argan Oil

Six skincare products incorporating the ancient Moroccan antioxidant

Of all the natural remedies to be discovered in a traditional Moroccan pharmacy, from amber sticks to ward off bugs to poppy powder to redden lips, argan oil dominates the coveted goods in the Berber arsenal. Often referred to affectionately as liquid gold, argan oil is a super rich antioxidant full of essential fatty acids, with more than double the vitamin E found in olive …