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Moon Valley Organics Lotion Bar review: A 'solid' way to moisturize dry hands on the go

This bar contains 100% organic ingredients (including soothing comfrey) and 0% preservatives.

Isn’t it amazing how solid water (also known as “ice”) can seem so different from liquid water? But they’re essentially the same substance. The same goes for personal care products, I think. I’ve gone my whole life expecting products to appear in liquid or solid form, based on how I’ve always seen them packaged in the past. Shampoo should be liquid, not solid. The soap I use in the shower can be solid, but hand soap should be liquid. And on and on and on.…

Vaseline Lip Therapy Original Lip Balm vs. plain Vaseline: Which wins out for dry lips?

Here's why this Vaseline lip balm is worth purchasing even if you already have just plain Vaseline.

As an avid snacker, I probably go through lip balm more quickly than people who eat less frequently. Side note: I’m not sure how people go on the OMAD (one meal a day) diet. My stomach would protest too much, methinks. I’m constantly wiping it off before I start eating, then reapplying after I’m done eating, only to have to wipe it off again when I inevitably get a rumbly in my tumbly again. Maybe that’s why I can’t help buying lip balms when I see them in the…

Moon Valley Organics EczaCalm review: An all-natural eczema treatment

This eczema treatment contains 100% organic ingredients (including colloidal oats and rose hip seed oil) and 0% preservatives (because it's completely oil-based (water-free!).

A few months ago, I had the chance to visit Seattle for the first time. As I wandered through the historic Pike Place Market, I stopped by the Moon Valley Organics stand and picked up a bundle of three products: the Moon Valley Organics EczaCalm, the Lotion Bar, and a lip balm. I’ve noticed a bit of an eczema flareup on my left hand recently, so I decided it was time to give the EczaCalm a try. In this review, we’ll take a closer look at what goes into this organic skincare product,…