Motherland Essentials Blog

5 Benefits of Natural Soap

Posted by Andrea Davis on

As you walk down the soap aisle of your favorite big box store enjoying the refreshing fragrances and eye-catching packaging - pay attention. Here is a challenge for you: pick up the soap bars and read the label. How many will you actually find are labeled “soap”? I’m sure you’ll find an abundance of beauty bars, moisturizing bars, or body bars but you won’t find soap bars. Why is that? The reason for that is simple - they aren’t soap. Legally they cannot be labeled soap because they are in fact, detergent. Manufacturers remove all the components that make up soap and replace it with synthetic lathering agents and harsh chemicals. The cheap and plentiful bars up and down the aisles may look and smell appealing, put do yourself a favor and leave those bars where they are. Here are 5 reasons why Motherland Essentials is always the best choice in quality skin care.

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Subscriptions Now Available

Posted by Andrea Davis on

If you’ve been looking at the website recently, you may have noticed an additional option  - the subscription. Being a wife and mother of 2 boys means that life is always crazy, so anytime I can get some sort of simplicity, I LOVE it! Since I literally put the “Mother” in Motherland Essentials, I am always looking out for my customers - trying to make life easier in any way I can. Since you have made the decision to support my small business despite the convenience of going to a store, we’re doing our part to become just as convenient...

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Holy City Love for Motherland Essentials

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What is home to you? Is it the town where you grew up? Is it where you bought your first house or met your first love? Home is defined as a place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family household. When I left my hometown of Bowling Green, KY at age 19, I didn’t know what my new state, South Carolina, had in store for me. Fortunately, Charleston - the Holy City, has shown me nothing but love and is the place I now call home. I recently got the opportunity to be featured in the...

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DIY Herbal Scrub Workshop

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I’ve been talking about doing a workshop for a while now and I finally have the opportunity to stop talking about it and being about it! :-) If you’re in the Charleston area, grab your tickets, grab your girls and let’s get crafty! Join me at West Elm in downtown Charleston on Thursday, July 13th from 6 - 8PM for an evening of create and take fun. Participants will have the opportunity to create their very own signature scrubs from components in our herbal scrub bar. Ingredients will include salts, sugars, herbs, essential oils and more. Want to know why...

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5 Benefits of Using Body Scrubs

Posted by Andrea Davis on

  If you’re anything like me, when you hop in the shower you are accompanied by a row of bath products - each playing an essential part in maintaining the health of your skin. As you look at your personal arsenal of skin care products, ask yourself this question - do I own a body scrub? Body scrubs are one of the key products essential to maintaining healthy skin. Although they may be marketed as a “luxury add-on” service in your upscale spas and nail salons, they have many benefits that may justify what may seem like a splurge. Of...

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