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Inside the Workshop: Creative Process

Inside the Workshop: Creative Process

February 19, 2017

People ask us all the time: Where do you come up with ideas and scents for your products...
Store Spotlight: Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Store Spotlight: Turtle Bay Exploration Park

February 05, 2017

Introducing Turtle Bay Exploration Park, one of our stockists. Turtle Bay Exploration Park is a fun, non-profit 300-acre gathering place featuring...
Favorite Backpack Snack

Favorite Backpack Snack

January 22, 2017

Trail mix is the classic hiking food. It’s perfectly packable and nutrient dense. And it offers an ideal balanced energy source for hikers who want to replenish...

Ingredient Feature: Juniper Berry - Uncommonly Good

Ingredient Feature: Juniper Berry - Uncommonly Good

January 08, 2017

Juniper Berries. These little blue wonders are harvested from the Common Juniper bush which is part of the pine family. The advantage...

Feed Your Skin - Oil for Moisturizing

Feed Your Skin - Oil for Moisturizing

December 25, 2016

Petroleum jelly and mineral oil are used extensively in personal care products around the world to protect the skin and prevent water loss.
Dry Skin Body Brushing

Dry Skin Body Brushing

December 11, 2016

Have you tried it? Improve health, increase circulation, and give your body some extra exfoliation for bright and smooth skin by using a dry brush. With gentle massage...

Native Plant Report - California Poppy (Eschscholzia Californica)

Native Plant Report - California Poppy (Eschscholzia Californica)

November 27, 2016

California Poppy (Eschscholzia Californica), the California state flower. What makes this flower special? Read on...

Inside the Workshop: Working with Natural Colors

Inside the Workshop: Working with Natural Colors

November 11, 2016

Come take a peek into our workshop and see what we're doing now. Have you ever wondered where our pretty soap colors come from...

Store Spotlight - Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

Store Spotlight - Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

October 29, 2016

I'd like to introduce you to one of the stores that carry Mountain Girl Soap, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area's Visitor's Center. Our relationship began...

Personal Hygiene on the Trail

Personal Hygiene on the Trail

October 16, 2016

Nothing feels better than clean skin after you've been hiking all day. You know the sticky, salty, sweat-dripping-down-your-back feeling...
Ingredient Feature: Shea Butter - Superfood for your Skin

Ingredient Feature: Shea Butter - Superfood for your Skin

October 04, 2016

One of the luxury features of our skin salve is Shea Butter, a superfood for your skin. The advantage of Shea Butter is that....

Plain Soap and Water

Plain Soap and Water

September 25, 2016

The question of the day: Should I use antibacterial soap? It seems that modern day people are more obsessed with cleanliness, sterilizing...