Lately it seems like cold showers (and cold bathing) have been getting a lot of attention. Their proponents would have us believe that they can help us with everything from mental health to weight loss. As someone who really treasures the comfort of a hot shower, I wanted to see if cold showers live up to all the hype.
Keeping clean and hygienic while camping is not so different from what you would do at home—but you have to keep Leave No Trace principles in mind and minimize what you pack. Leave No Trace principles are a simple set of guidelines that help conserve wildlife and preserve wilderness for others to enjoy. These principles, along with some simple hacks,
Hemp is finally legal in the U.S. When the U.S. Department of Agriculture established federal hemp production regulations at the end of 2019—as required by the 2018 Farm Bill—it represented a major milestone in the long fight to bring hemp agriculture back to the U.S. For the first time in decades, farmers could legally grow hemp on U.S.
Note: this post focuses on atopic dermatitis, a common form of eczema. However, if like many people right now you are washing your hands a lot more frequently than usual, then you may be experiencing very dry skin and developing eczema-like symptoms such as cracked and blistered skin. Many of the tips covered in this post may help with those symptoms as well.
Why is Coconut Oil Good for Hair? To know why coconut oil is beneficial for hair, it’s helpful to understand how individual hair shafts are structured anatomically. Each hair shaft is made up of a central cortex, composed of a matrix of proteins (mostly keratin), that forms the main bulk and pigment of your hair. This cortex is surrounded by the cuticle,
Latino Outdoors was nominated last year to be a part of Dr. Bronner’s Employee Contribution Program, which allows Dr. Bronner’s employees to nominate organizations that they think deserve more attention. Every one of Dr. Bronner’s 200+ employees decides which organization they want to direct funds to, and the company donates $100 on each employee’s behalf to the organization of their choice.
Hemp History Week is celebrating 10 years as the U.S.’s largest educational campaign about hemp, supported by grassroots organizers, leaders from the industry, farmers and hemp advocates. Hemp History Week was started by the Hemp Industries Association and pioneering hemp businesses like Dr. Bronner’s, Nutiva and Manitoba Harvest as a way of raising awareness around hemp and fighting for regulation that would allow for its farming and production.
Will Dr. Bronner’s help clear my skin? For anyone who suffers from acne a common question is: will this product or skin care regimen help me? I wish I could say with certainty that Dr. Bronner’s will help you—and although we have seen and received literally hundreds of testimonials from people saying that Dr. Bronner’s has helped them with their acne,
This year marks the 70th anniversary for Dr. Bronner’s, and 160 years of soapmaking for the Bronner family. The milestone brought up a host of questions for us. How could we encapsulate the long, strange story of our company into something digestible? How could we show that Dr. Bronner’s matured alongside the customers and retailers who were championing our products?
Washing pets with Dr. Bronner’s (not just for dogs!) If you haven’t seen Lisa Bronner’s video on how to wash your dog with Dr. Bronner’s, then we recommend you watch that first. Dr. Bronner’s is excellent for cleaning dogs and absolutely safe! But can Dr. Bronner’s be used to clean other pets and animals? The short answer is a resounding yes!