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WE LOVE LAVENDER (AND WHY YOU SHOULD, TOO)

 

Our Spring collection is finally here! This season, you can enjoy our core lineup enhanced with the fresh, calming scent of lavender.

BENEFITS:
Unlike the artificial lavender fragrance that may still haunt you from the nineties, pure natural lavender is an anti-inflammatory and also promotes blood circulation, and is naturally antimicrobial to help promote healthy, clear skin. Since Lavender has natural analgesic properties, it is often used to help calm tension headaches and reduce menstrual cramps. This miracle plant can speed up tissue repair for small abrasions and wounds in the skin. Aside from its topical uses, just...


JOURNEY TO HEALTHY SKIN - CHARLOTTE

Charlotte Skin Care Testimonial Urban Oreganics Botanical Apothecary

This week, we're headed all the way to Germany to chat with Charlotte about her experience using Urban Oreganics.


Charlotte, 35
Germany


Skin History:
Prior to switching to Urban Oreganics, I suffered from severe eczema and adult acne. My skin was always burning, itching, broken out and scarred. I saw a dermatologist once about five years ago. I was prescribed a steroid (in cream and foam form) after a biopsy, and after trying it for about a year I decided to stop using it...


MAKING THE SWITCH TO ALL-NATURAL DEODORANT

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Going “all-natural” in the body odor department has been such a hot topic lately… pun intended. Working in the small-batch beauty industry for over five years now, we’ve found that switching to a natural deodorant is either the first healthy swap someone makes or the very last. So we’ve gathered some tips to make the transition smooth and painless.

DEODORANT V. ANTIPERSPIRANT

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JOURNEY TO HEALTHY SKIN - ANGIE

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We’re back this week with our popular Journey to Healthy Skin, this time we're chatting with Angie. Angie didn’t start having issues with her skin until after having her first child. Read more about her journey below!

Angie, 31
Florida

Skin History:
Before having children I had zero skin issues. After my first daughter was born I was shocked to see what hormones and no sleep did to my skin. Fast-forward three years, another baby, and moving...


EASY HOME ECO-CLEANING SWAPS

Over the last five years, we've completely phased out toxic and disposable home cleaning products. We've saved thousands of dollars, so many trees, and rid our space of harmful chemicals! Our UO product line used to include everything from natural household cleaners, to dog treats (yes, seriously!), to skin care products. But as time went on, we narrowed our focus to just skin and body related items. Not to fret! We've compiled a list of our eco-friendly, vegan, and all-natural home cleaning faves:

UO Laundry Soap:

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