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Make Your Own Safe, Non-toxic Scrubby Cleanser!

Earth Mama®’s pure castile soaps clean from head to toe, but would you believe from “head” to kitchen? Perfect for homemade baby wipes, camping dish soap, and even a safe and super effective DIY scrub that cleans your whole house, stem to stern. Kitchen counters, sinks, toilets and tile, plus birdbaths, coffee stains in ceramic […]



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Anatomy of a Diaper Rash

Just what causes a diaper rash? Is it yeast? Teething? Diet? Something in your diapers or diaper cream? Use this handy checklist to see what might be causing your little one’s rashy bum, and to find out what you can do about it! 1. Is baby clean? CHECK! Make sure the baby is clean! Sometimes […]



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My Baby Has Eczema! Or is it Something Else?

My baby has eczema. It’s itchy, flaky, oozy, red and angry. What can I do to help? At Earth Mama HQ we hear this question more and more often. “Eczema” is an increasingly common concern: as mamas gain a growing understanding about the potential toxicity of ingredients in baby care products they are looking for […]



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Soap vs Detergent: How did Detergent become “Soap?”

Better living through chemistry! When margarine was invented, housewives huzzahed. Margarine didn’t spoil like butter, it didn’t burn like butter, and it was much less expensive than butter. That “miracle fabric” Polyester saved time and money, polyester pants came out of the dryer looking fine and dandy without hauling out the ironing board. And the […]



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